21.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Russia unveils world’s first floating nuclear power station   Russia has unveiled the world’s first floating nuclear power station in the port of the city of Murmansk, where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel before heading to eastern Siberia.   Constructed by the state nuclear power firm Rosatom, the 144 by 30 … 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 greater uplift, with an increase of 10% across qualifying and the first to fourth rounds … Read more

24.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Kalaburagi records highest temperature   Hyderabad Karnataka and parts of Mumbai Karnataka and Central Karnataka region continued to reel under a severe heat wave with the mercury breaching the 42.1 degrees Celsius mark in Kalaburagi as per observations recorded by the India Meteorological Department at 8.30 a.m. on Tuesday.   Raichur recorded the State’s highest minimum … 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 other endangered species to poachers.   Withdrawal of staffers and/ or patrolling vehicles would weaken … Read more

06.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA State opposes terms of reference of 15th Finance Commission   Karnataka will participate in the meeting of Finance Ministers of southern States convened by Kerala to discuss about the common fears that most of these States share over the terms of reference (TOR) fixed for the 15th Finance Commission.   Agriculture Minister Krishna Byre … Read more

05.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA SC invalidates domicile rule for PG medical quota seats   The Supreme Court on Wednesday declared invalid a Karnataka government condition restricting postgraduate admissions for medical and dental government quota seats to students with minimum 10 years domicile in the State.   The court said that the domicile condition of 10 years bars even … Read more

25-26.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Government tweaks minority college admission rule   Schools seeking the tag of minority educational institutions should have at least 25% of their total number of students in an academic year from the religious or linguistic minority community, according to the draft Karnataka Educational Institutions(Recognition of Minority Educational Institutions Terms and Conditions) Rules, 2017.   Primary … 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 and live-streaming of the counting of votes. An Election Monitoring Dash Board (EMDB) will be set … 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 multiple-rowed pipelines, buried under the existing road between the Bhojana Shala on the opposite direction … Read more