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 …

08.06.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   25 Ministers inducted into State Cabinet   Two weeks after the formation of the Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress coalition government in Karnataka, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Wednesday expanded the State Cabinet by inducting 25 Ministers. The Congress and JD(S) inducted 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 …

03-04.06.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA ·        Private schools oppose policy on fee structure in Karnataka   ð  Private school managements in Karnataka have taken objection to the State government’s new policy on fee structure. The Associated Managements of Primary and Secondary Schools in Karnataka on Tuesday Read More …

1.06.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   India improves its childhood index global ranking   India has been placed at 113th position in the list of 175 countries in “End of Childhood Index 2018” indexed by global child rights group, Save the Children.   The overall score Read More …

Human Right Commission

Human Rights Commission Establishment of Human Right Commission The National Human Rights Commission is a statutory (and not a constitutional) body. It was established in 1993 under a legislation enacted by the Parliament, namely, the Protection of Human Rights Act, 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 …

29-30.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Now, transport department wants bus ticketing platforms to obtain licence   The transport department has ordered online bus ticketing platforms including RedBus to obtain a licence. The move is being seen as an attempt to rein in private bus operators from fleecing passengers, especially Read More …

12.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

  KARNATAKA Cauvery issue: Kamal Haasan appeals to PM Modi to deliver justice to TN, Karnataka Even as the opposition parties led by the DMK and fringe political outfits held black flag protests against the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Read More …

10.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka election 2018: ‘Exempt forest staff from election duty’   Wildlife activists have demanded that forest department personnel and vehicles be exempted from election work, fearing that lack of patrol vehicles and field staff would only expose tigers and Read More …