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 …

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 …

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 …

18.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Chinese tourists take to election tourism in Mysuru   A new kind of tourism- Election tourism – has been attracting foreign tourists to India recently.   Tour operators are approaching foreign tourists who are interested in watching from up close the election Read More …

15-16.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Study: Ambulance not accessible to 50% of pregnant women   The Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY), a health scheme for SC/ST and BPL families, has recorded an impressive performance by reducing maternal and neonatal mortality by promoting institutional deliveries 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 …

08-09.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   West Bengal, Karnataka to have Indo-German pilot project to reduce man-animal conflict   In the backdrop of killings of over 1,600 people by animals across the country in the past over three years, the Centre and West Bengal government have 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 …

21.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Mysuru sees 30% rise in new vehicles since Jan. 10   The number of new vehicles on Mysuru roads has gone up since the beginning of this year. Since January 10, the number of new vehicles brought for registration Read More …

10.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka Bank’s all-woman branch   Karnataka Bank opened its first all-woman branch at Bull Temple Road in Bengaluru. This is the 800th branch of the bank.   Speaking on the occasion, Mahabaleshwara MS, Managing Director and CEO, said the Read More …