14.06.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   KSIC to step up production of silk saris to meet demand   The State-owned Karnataka Silk Industries Corporation (KSIC), which enjoys a reputation of manufacturing pure silk saris, will be stepping up its production to meet the growing demand.   Read More …

09.06.18 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 impact Read More …

03.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Excise Department to review liquor licence suspension   With wine merchants across the State raising a hue and cry over the implementation of the model code of conduct and seeking the intervention of the Election Commission on the suspension Read More …

20.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA South Interior Karnataka receives more than twice the normal rainfall   Following the belated monsoon showers that lashed South Interior Karnataka last year, this part of the state continues to receive excessive rain in the pre-monsoon season. Data compiled by the Indian 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 …

28.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Transport Department notifies scheme to give monopoly to State-run services          The Transport Department has issued a draft notification on the ‘New Comprehensive Area Scheme for the entire State of Karnataka’, which will enable State transport undertakings (STUs) such 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 …

07.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA raises red-gram procurement cap to 3.64 million tonnes   Positively responding to the letters written by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers H.N. Ananth Kumar, in view of farmers’ consistent demand for removal of quantity Read More …

28.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka beat Saurashtra to win Vijay Hazare Trophy This is Karnataka’s first domestic trophy of the season after having lost out on the Ranji Trophy and Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Asked to bat first, Karnataka failed to last their Read More …

20.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA At 8.5%, state’s GDP to grow faster than national average this fiscal   Karnataka’s economy is expected to grow at a rate of 8.5% to Rs 9.5 lakh crore in 2017-18, according to the state’s economic survey. Karnataka’s Gross Read More …