20.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA South Interior Karnataka receives more than twice the normal rainfall   Following the belated monsoon showers that lashed South Interior Karnataka last year, this part of the state continues to receive excessive rain in the pre-monsoon season. Data compiled by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) shows that South Interior Karnataka, which includes Mysuru, Mandya, Chamarajanagar  INTERNATIONAL   ·        Official … Read more

30.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Pesticide-free’ poly-houses are catching on   At a time when all things “organic” is the buzzword, poly-houses are becoming a cause for concern due to high pesticide residues in the produce following indiscriminate use of chemicals.   In fact, the sustainability of poly-house cultivation is facing a threat as a sizeable number of them … Read more

04-05.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

  KARNATAKA Karnataka Unveils Healthcare Scheme ‘Arogya Karnataka’   KarnatakaChief Minister Siddaramaiah unveiled a healthcare scheme named ‘Arogya Karnataka’ (Healthy Karnataka) aimed at benefitting about 1.43 crore households in the state. It will provide quality primary, secondary and tertiary treatment to both below-poverty-line (BPL) and above-poverty-line (APL) families in the state. Through the scheme, all … Read more

Crop Science in India

Crop Science in India In India around 70% of the population earns its livelihood from agriculture. It fulfills the basic need of human beings and animals. It is an important source of raw material for many agro based industries. India’s geographical condition is unique for agriculture because it provides many favorable conditions. There are plain … Read more

28.11.17 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka defends ban on registration of diesel autos   The state government strongly defended the move to ban registration of diesel auto rickshaws.   The state has taken the decision under Motor Vehicle Rules. Pollution levels are rising day by day and to control them, the state has taken this decision.   The … Read more

Post harvest technology and value addition in Food Processing

Post harvest technology and value addition in Food Processing While increased productivity is an essential component of a vibrant agricultural sector, improved post-harvest handling and processing is essential to ensure high-quality products reach the markets. Too often, even when the yields are high, producers lose income due to poor post-harvest practices. Effective post-harvest management allows … Read more

Ethics in international funding

Ethics in international funding Historically speaking, internationalisation has been linked to commerce, but the advent of trade predates international trade, as we know it today. To this end, it is interesting to note how, right from the very beginning, the spread of rules and customs often took on a near sacred character in order to … Read more