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 …

08.06.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   25 Ministers inducted into State Cabinet   Two weeks after the formation of the Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress coalition government in Karnataka, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Wednesday expanded the State Cabinet by inducting 25 Ministers. The Congress and JD(S) inducted Read More …

24.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL     India 145th among 195 countries in healthcare access, quality: Lancet   India ranks 145th among 195 countries in terms of quality and accessibility of healthcare in 2016, behind its neighbours like China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan, 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 …

17.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka’s only fertilizer company to celebrate its golden jubilee on April 17   Karnataka’s only fertilizer company – Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilisers (MCF) is all set to celebrate its golden jubilee on April 17. Having started its journey as Malabar Chemicals Read More …

14.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Quota in promotions: State govt. begins implementing SC order   Several government employees of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes have been demoted as the State government has started implementing the Supreme Court order that struck down reservation in Read More …

04.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA ECI sets target of 75% voter turnout   With the announcement of poll dates, the Election Commission of India is working towards improving the voter turnout percentage to over 75 with a series of awareness programmes planned.   While 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 …

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 …

17.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Lingayats to be given ‘religious minority’ tag                 In a significant move ahead of the Assembly elections, the State Cabinet decided to accord “religious minority” recognition to Lingayats and Veerashaiva-Lingayats who follow the philosophy of 12th century social reformer Read More …