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 …

22-23.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Crunch elsewhere, but cash flowing in Karnataka: I-T Dept.   While there are reports of cash shortage in some parts of the country, money seems to be flowing in poll-bound Karnataka, according to the Director-General of Income Tax, Investigation, Read More …

19.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Facebook to fact-check posts in poll-bound Karnataka   With Karnataka heading for the polls in May, Facebook has announced a third-party fact checking programme in the State to fight spread of fake news on its platform.   The social media giant Read More …

25-26.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Government tweaks minority college admission rule   Schools seeking the tag of minority educational institutions should have at least 25% of their total number of students in an academic year from the religious or linguistic minority community, according to 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 …

27.01.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Mysuru district achieves 94.98% coverage in pulse polio drive   Mysuru district achieved 94.98% coverage in the pulse polio drive. Of the targeted 2,44,590 children in the age-group of zero to five years, 2,26,340 were administered polio drops. Read More …