13.06.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Study shows big ecological impact of small hydro-power projects   The first-ever scientific study in India of small hydro-power projects (SHPs) has revealed that despite their being promoted as generating clean energy, the plants have a significant ecological Read More …

07.06.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Government schools to have English-medium classes   With the objective of making Kannada-medium government school students ready to compete with those from private English-medium schools, the Education Department here has taken a significant decision to start English-medium classes Read More …

30.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ·        Cochin International Airport, Worlds 1st Fully Solar Energy-Powered Airport: UNEP   The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)recognized Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) in Kerala as the world’s first fully solar energy-powered airport. CIAL is India’s first airport to Read More …

11.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA State elections made easier with these BBMP apps   In an effort to bring poll-related information to voters on their mobile screens, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike(BBMP) has launched four Android apps that cover general information, directory, navigation and complaints Read More …

31.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA More departments at Central University planned   Vice-Chancellor of Central University of Karnataka at Kalaburagi H.M. Maheshwaraiah has said that the University, which had 21 departments, plans to add more departments in the coming years and infrastructure had been Read More …

20.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Bengaluru lab steps up production of vaccines for monkey fever   With Kyasanur Forest Disease, widely known as monkey fever, spreading in Goa and Kerala, Bengaluru-based Institute of Animal Health and Veterinary Biologicals (IAHVB) — the only lab in the Read More …

17.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Lingayats to be given ‘religious minority’ tag                 In a significant move ahead of the Assembly elections, the State Cabinet decided to accord “religious minority” recognition to Lingayats and Veerashaiva-Lingayats who follow the philosophy of 12th century social reformer Read More …

04-05.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

  KARNATAKA Karnataka Unveils Healthcare Scheme ‘Arogya Karnataka’   KarnatakaChief Minister Siddaramaiah unveiled a healthcare scheme named ‘Arogya Karnataka’ (Healthy Karnataka) aimed at benefitting about 1.43 crore households in the state. It will provide quality primary, secondary and tertiary treatment Read More …

13.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   K’taka begins clearing debris at Kalsa site   After stopping work on the Kalsa project for more than two weeks, Karnataka has started clearing debris near the inspection bungalow in Kankumbi.   As soon as the Goa government Read More …

08.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

  KARNATAKA   Karnataka not in favour of controversial rly. project in Kodagu’   Amidst opposition by the people of Kodagu, the State government on Wednesday made it clear that “In principle, it is not in favour of the Mysuru-Thalasserry Read More …