13.06.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Study shows big ecological impact of small hydro-power projects   The first-ever scientific study in India of small hydro-power projects (SHPs) has revealed that despite their being promoted as generating clean energy, the plants have a significant ecological Read More …

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 …

19-20.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has come down on forest and other government officials for allowing five windmills to encroach upon over 220 acres of forest land, at the cost of over 19,000 trees on the foothills 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 …

14.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

  Centre yet to release funds for regional cancer hospital The establishment of a regional cancer hospital on the premises of the Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences(KIMS) on the lines of the Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, is likely to be delayed as the Read More …

09.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Shift from ‘conservation speak’ to ‘conservation action’ needed, say experts   The region is witnessing an increase human-animal conflicts in recent days. The sighting of leopards, especially, and their capture in human-dominated landscapes are being reported more often. The Read More …

26.01.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Soon, an online certificate course in skill development   Akkamahadevi Women’s University has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with State University, New York, to begin an online certificate course in skill development.   The university plans to Read More …

05.01.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Telangana to address water crisis in Tungabhadra region of Karnataka   Telangana government agreed to fulfill the requirement of Karnataka with the help of Rajolibanda Diversion Scheme. Karnataka state delegation which includes Water Resources Minister M B Patil called on, Telangana Read More …

04.01.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka’s first int’l travel expo on Feb 28   Over 1,000 delegates from nearly 25 countries will participate in the Karnataka International Travel Expo (KITE) from February 28 to March 2. With 400 international and domestic buyers, the expo – Read More …

02.01.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Belagavi to house first skin bank in north Karnataka   The treatment of burn injuries will get a fillip with the first skin bank in north Karnataka slated to become operational in Belagavi this year. The Rotary Club of Belgaum and KLE’s Prabhakar Kore Hospital and Research Centre Read More …