31.03.21 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka: Sale of beer is highest in Haveri in financial year 2020-21   The prolonged closure of bars and prohibition on sales of alcoholic beverages in the immediate aftermath of the outbreak of Covid-19 in the beginning of the 2020-21 financial year had raised fears among officials in the excise department over their … Read more

30.03.21 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka not to invest in thermal power plants The state government has decided to cap thermal power production and not invest in such plants henceforth.   As per Government of India’s energy policy, power generation has been divided into three categories – base-load power, round-the-clock power and peak-load power.   In Karnataka, we expect thermal … Read more

28-29.03.21 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka to resist inclusion of fuel in GST regime   Karnataka is expected to oppose the proposal to bring petrol and diesel within the ambit of goods and services tax (GST), arguing that such a move will lead to substantial revenue loss for states. It will share its opinion at the forthcoming GST Council meeting. The … Read more

27.03.21 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   48% govt school teachers in Karnataka are women: Report   Nearly 48% of the teachers in government schools in Karnataka are women. This applies to both contract as well as regular employees. The highest proportion of women among regular teachers is in Goa (77%), followed by Kerala (70%) and Chandigarh (71%). These states … Read more

26.03.21 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka decides to extend reservation beyond 50%   The Karnataka government  made a strong case in the Supreme Court for extending the quota in jobs and education beyond the stipulated 50% cap after making the move at a cabinet meeting chaired by chief minister BS Yediyurappa. On the notice issued by the Supreme Court, seeking … Read more

25.03.21 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   RTE, non-RTE students in Karnataka on par in studies: Report   A report on the implementation of Right to Education (RTE) shows that children availing RTE benefits perform as well as other students in the same class in Karnataka. The report — Evaluation of infrastructure facilities and eligibility conditions of private schools as per … Read more

24.03.21 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Goa officials bullied by Karnataka at Mhadei site   Goa officials were bullied, verbally-abused and their movements restrained during a chaotic inspection at the Kalasa project site in Kankumbi. The inspection, scheduled by Karnataka with only three days for the Supreme Court-mandated deadline to expire, turned out to be a farce as the southern state … Read more

23.03.21 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka government mulling free sand policy for poor to build houses, says minister   The Karnataka government was mulling making available sand almost free of cost for economically weaker sections people wishing to build a house under Rs ten lakh, Mines and Geology Minister Murugesh Nirani told the state assembly. He agreed that getting quality sand, especially by the … Read more

21-22.03.21 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka Coast reels under power outages; both units of Udupi power shut down   The coast, which was a cauldron due to soaring temperatures from the past fortnight, has turned into a frying pan with unscheduled power outages hitting consumers after the 1200 MW coal-based Udupi Power Corporation Limited (UPCL) shutting down both of its units due … Read more

20.03.21 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Xcelerator Bengaluru Initiative unveiled in Bengaluru   Karnataka has launched the “Xcelerator Bangalore Initiative” to support women-owned micro-enterprises. Highlights:   The state submitted its 2021-2021 budget on March 8, 2021, which allocated 371.88 billion rupees for women-centered programs. Similarly, the government has also adopted some initiatives, such as the famous “Promotion of Women” … Read more