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 …

09.06.18 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 impact Read More …

07.06.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Government schools to have English-medium classes   With the objective of making Kannada-medium government school students ready to compete with those from private English-medium schools, the Education Department here has taken a significant decision to start English-medium classes Read More …

05.06.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Study: Many schools don’t follow no-detention policy   Only 19% of government school principals across Karnataka are aware of the no-detention policy in the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act 2009. The policy stipulates that no child Read More …

03-04.06.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA ·        Private schools oppose policy on fee structure in Karnataka   ð  Private school managements in Karnataka have taken objection to the State government’s new policy on fee structure. The Associated Managements of Primary and Secondary Schools in Karnataka on Tuesday Read More …

02.06.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Trin Trin: New stations to be dockless, cycles GPS-enabled   Trin Trin will be expanded with additional stations that will be dockless, and cycles that would be GPS (global positioning system)-enabled.   Geo-fence is a virutal boundary created Read More …

1.06.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   India improves its childhood index global ranking   India has been placed at 113th position in the list of 175 countries in “End of Childhood Index 2018” indexed by global child rights group, Save the Children.   The overall score Read More …

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 …

29.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Hamburg to host 2018 Global Wind Summit   The first edition of the Global Wind Summit will be held in Hamburg from September 25-28, 2018.   The organisers of the four-day event are expecting speakers from about 100 Read More …