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 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, 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 Read More …

21-22.01.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   State to get Centre for Excellence in Agriculture   To consolidate the position of Bengaluru as the startup capital of the country, Minister for IT, BT and Tourism Priyank Kharge announced setting up of the Centre for Excellence 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 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 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 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 Read More …