26.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Nepal first country in south-east Asia to eliminate trachoma   Nepal has become the first country in south-east Asia to eliminate trachoma, world’s leading cause of preventable blindness of infectious origin, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.   Read More …

Human Right Commission

Human Rights Commission Establishment of Human Right Commission The National Human Rights Commission is a statutory (and not a constitutional) body. It was established in 1993 under a legislation enacted by the Parliament, namely, the Protection of Human Rights Act, Read More …

01.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Photo voter slips to be sent to voters’ residences   The State Election Commission will be dispatching photo voter slips to voter’s residences a week prior to the poll day on May 12.   The slips will be delivered Read More …

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 …

31.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA More departments at Central University planned   Vice-Chancellor of Central University of Karnataka at Kalaburagi H.M. Maheshwaraiah has said that the University, which had 21 departments, plans to add more departments in the coming years and infrastructure had been 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 …

11-12.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Cabinet meet to decide ‘religious minority’ tag for Lingayat community   A crucial Cabinet meeting called to discuss accepting retired High Court judge H.N. Nagamohan Das Committee report recommending ‘religious minority’ tag for the Lingayat community will be held Read More …

08.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

  KARNATAKA   Karnataka not in favour of controversial rly. project in Kodagu’   Amidst opposition by the people of Kodagu, the State government on Wednesday made it clear that “In principle, it is not in favour of the Mysuru-Thalasserry Read More …

03.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   NEET must for AYUSH aspirants   Candidates aspiring for seats in AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) courses will have to appear for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET)-2018.   Sources in the Department of Health Read More …

30.01.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   No premature transfers of government servants: Karnataka   The state government on Monday placed a January 27, 2018 circular before the Karnataka High Court, stating that no government servant is being transferred prematurely in contravention of the June 7, 2013 transfer guidelines.   The Read More …