31.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL ·        World No Tobacco Day is celebrated on 31 May   Every year, on 31 May, World Health Organization and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD).   The theme of World No Tobacco Day 2018 is “Tobacco and heart disease.” Read More …

30.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ·        Cochin International Airport, Worlds 1st Fully Solar Energy-Powered Airport: UNEP   The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)recognized Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) in Kerala as the world’s first fully solar energy-powered airport. CIAL is India’s first airport to Read More …

E Governance

The “e” in e-Governance stands for ‘electronic’. Thus, e-Governance is basically associated with carrying out the functions and achieving the results of governance through the utilization of ICT (Information and Communications Technology), So it is the application of information and communication technology (ICT) Read More …

Human Right Commission

Human Rights Commission Establishment of Human Right Commission The National Human Rights Commission is a statutory (and not a constitutional) body. It was established in 1993 under a legislation enacted by the Parliament, namely, the Protection of Human Rights Act, 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 …

18.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Chinese tourists take to election tourism in Mysuru   A new kind of tourism- Election tourism – has been attracting foreign tourists to India recently.   Tour operators are approaching foreign tourists who are interested in watching from up close the election Read More …

10.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka election 2018: ‘Exempt forest staff from election duty’   Wildlife activists have demanded that forest department personnel and vehicles be exempted from election work, fearing that lack of patrol vehicles and field staff would only expose tigers and Read More …

06.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA State opposes terms of reference of 15th Finance Commission   Karnataka will participate in the meeting of Finance Ministers of southern States convened by Kerala to discuss about the common fears that most of these States share over the Read More …

16.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Targeted beneficiary schemes combating hunger, nutritional issues: Official   The targeted beneficiary schemes introduced by the State government and the enactment of the National Food Security Act, 2013, by the Centre have helped stave off starvation deaths despite persistent drought in 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 …