10-11.06.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Area under agriculture declining in Mysuru   Against the availability of 1.54 lakh hectares for agricultural activities, the area under crop cover was only 1.14 lakh hectares and there was a shortfall of 40,000 hectares in terms of 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 …

24.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL     India 145th among 195 countries in healthcare access, quality: Lancet   India ranks 145th among 195 countries in terms of quality and accessibility of healthcare in 2016, behind its neighbours like China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan, 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 …

19.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Facebook to fact-check posts in poll-bound Karnataka   With Karnataka heading for the polls in May, Facebook has announced a third-party fact checking programme in the State to fight spread of fake news on its platform.   The social media giant Read More …

14.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Quota in promotions: State govt. begins implementing SC order   Several government employees of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes have been demoted as the State government has started implementing the Supreme Court order that struck down reservation in 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 …

29.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Proposal to increase retirement age of lecturers in government colleges   The Department of Higher Education certainly thinks so, and has proposed to increase the retirement age of degree college lecturers from 60 to 62 years, and for university Read More …

23.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka election to be webcast, monitored in Bengaluru and Delhi   The Karnataka assembly polls are set to go hi-tech with plans afoot to digitize the entire process, from managing electoral rolls to monitoring polling stations, through Internet Protocol (IP)-based webcasting 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 …