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 …

27.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Only 350 of Bengaluru’s 73 lakh vehicles run on CNG   It’s been 18 months since the city got its first Compressed Natural Gas(CNG) station, yet only around 350 vehicles are currently plying on the alternative fuel. Bengaluru is home to 73 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 …

21.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Prime Minister Narendra Modi Flags Off Palace Queen Hamsafar Express In Karnataka Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the Palace Queen Humsafar Expressbetween Mysuru and Udaipur in Mysuru Railway Station. Both the Mysuru Palace and Udaipur palace are iconic tourist Read More …

04-05.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA First defence industrial corridor between Chennai, Bengaluru   The first of the two defence industrial production corridors, as announced in the Union Budget, will link Chennai and Bengaluru.   In his budget address, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the Read More …

Universalizing Science and Technology literacy

Universalizing Science and Technology literacy Scientific and technological literacy, in its broadest sense, means much more than simply being able to read, understand and write about science and technology, however important these are. STLalso includes the ability to apply scientific Read More …

Technology with a Human Face

Technology with a Human Face Technology and the Human Race The human race has indeed gone far with technology. From the age when he still used wooden and stone tools to a powerful era of silicon and steel, he ceased Read More …

17.10.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   9 nine govt departments to set up climate change cell in respective sectors   In a major achievement for Forest department’s climate change section, nine government departments/sectors have agreed to set up climate change cell in their respective Read More …

Development and environment

Environmental influences are important both at the prenatal and postnatal stages of human development. At the prenatal stage, when a fetus is in the mother’s womb,  internal or external harmful agents, such as certain legal or illegal drugs, alcohol, lead Read More …