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 …

05.06.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Study: Many schools don’t follow no-detention policy   Only 19% of government school principals across Karnataka are aware of the no-detention policy in the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act 2009. The policy stipulates that no child Read More …

26.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Nepal first country in south-east Asia to eliminate trachoma   Nepal has become the first country in south-east Asia to eliminate trachoma, world’s leading cause of preventable blindness of infectious origin, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.   Read More …

21.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Russia unveils world’s first floating nuclear power station   Russia has unveiled the world’s first floating nuclear power station in the port of the city of Murmansk, where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel before heading to Read More …

04.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   ·        Wimbledon Champions’ Prize Money Hiked By 50,000   According to the Wimbledon officials, the 2018 men’s and women’s singles champions will receive £2.25 million,an increase of £50,000 on last year. Lower-ranked players at Wimbledon will enjoy a Read More …

24.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Kalaburagi records highest temperature   Hyderabad Karnataka and parts of Mumbai Karnataka and Central Karnataka region continued to reel under a severe heat wave with the mercury breaching the 42.1 degrees Celsius mark in Kalaburagi as per observations recorded by the Read More …

03.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Efforts on to enforce model code of conduct strictly   With the model code of conduct coming into force, several measures are being put in place to ensure it is not violated by political parties, candidates, bureaucrats and the Read More …

06.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Bengaluru’s first 3-D map to harness solar energy   For the first time in the country, researchers deployed an advanced Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) system on a helicopter to draw up a 3D map of Bengaluru city, to 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 …

22.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Centre urged to develop Shravanabelagola   Charukeerthy Bhattaraka Swamy of Jain Mutt has appealed to the union government to develop Shravanabelgola, a noted pilgrimage centre, on the lines of Taj Mahal in Agra.   The monolithic statue of Gomateshwara Read More …