26.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA 3,374 file nominations for Karnataka assembly elections A whopping 3,374 candidates have filed nominations for the May 12 Karnataka assembly elections, as per the revised figures from the Election Commission released.   According to the ECs data, of the total 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 …

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 …

04.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA ECI sets target of 75% voter turnout   With the announcement of poll dates, the Election Commission of India is working towards improving the voter turnout percentage to over 75 with a series of awareness programmes planned.   While 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 …

14.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA ·        Ancient water pipeline found in Hampi   ð  The Archaeological Survey of India has stumbled upon an ancient terracotta pipeline near the ‘Octagon’ pavilion near the Queen’s bath in Hampi.   ð  The ASI officials believe that these 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 …

24.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA First KarnatakaOne centre opens in Vijayapura   ‘KarnatakaOne’ the centre where several public services are provided under one roof, started its first branch at the City Corporation premises in Jal Nagar.   The office which has been opened behind Read More …