28.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Leopards, blackbucks, elephants are a poll issue in Karnataka   For candidates in areas bordering forests in Karnataka, the election is not so much about roads and electricity as it is about stopping wild elephants in their tracks. And not just the 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 …

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 …

30.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Pesticide-free’ poly-houses are catching on   At a time when all things “organic” is the buzzword, poly-houses are becoming a cause for concern due to high pesticide residues in the produce following indiscriminate use of chemicals.   In fact, Read More …

03.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka govt sanctions Rs 53 crore to distribute kerosene at subsidized rate to fishermen   The government has sanctioned Rs 53 crore to distribute kerosene at subsidized rate to small scale traditional fishermen, who use motorized boats, in the Read More …