24.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL     India 145th among 195 countries in healthcare access, quality: Lancet   India ranks 145th among 195 countries in terms of quality and accessibility of healthcare in 2016, behind its neighbours like China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan, Read More …

29.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Proposal to increase retirement age of lecturers in government colleges   The Department of Higher Education certainly thinks so, and has proposed to increase the retirement age of degree college lecturers from 60 to 62 years, and for university Read More …

18-19.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Philosophy Department of Mysore varsity completes 100 years   The University of Mysore will conduct a three-day national seminar to mark the centenary of the founding of the Department of Philosophy that was established in 1916 and is as old as Read More …

10.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka Bank’s all-woman branch   Karnataka Bank opened its first all-woman branch at Bull Temple Road in Bengaluru. This is the 800th branch of the bank.   Speaking on the occasion, Mahabaleshwara MS, Managing Director and CEO, said the 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 …

11-12.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   KVGB tops in code compliance rating   The Dharwad-headquartered regional rural bank (RRB) Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank (KVGB) has been awarded an overall rating of ‘above average’ on code compliance by the Banking Codes and Standards Board of Read More …

10.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Board to submit report on making state liquor-free   A report recommending complete ban on liquor in Karnataka, akin to the Bihar model, will be submitted to the state government soon, informed Karnataka State Temperance Board chairman H C Rudrappa.   As per him,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 …

07-08.01.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Swachh Mysuru: Citizens forum launched   Efforts were stepped up to shore up public participation for Swachh Survekshan-2018 with the launch of Citizens Forum for Swachh Mysuru.   The survey to evaluate the cleanliness of the city and 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 …