14.06.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   KSIC to step up production of silk saris to meet demand   The State-owned Karnataka Silk Industries Corporation (KSIC), which enjoys a reputation of manufacturing pure silk saris, will be stepping up its production to meet the growing demand.   Read More …

10-11.06.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Area under agriculture declining in Mysuru   Against the availability of 1.54 lakh hectares for agricultural activities, the area under crop cover was only 1.14 lakh hectares and there was a shortfall of 40,000 hectares in terms of 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 …

08.06.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   25 Ministers inducted into State Cabinet   Two weeks after the formation of the Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress coalition government in Karnataka, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Wednesday expanded the State Cabinet by inducting 25 Ministers. The Congress and JD(S) inducted 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 …

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 …

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 …

25.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   5th India CLMV Business Conclave held at Phnom Penh, Cambodia   The Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India along with Ministry of Commerce of Cambodia organized the 5thIndia-CLMV Business Conclave in Phnom Penh on 21-22 Read More …