22.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   India sixth wealthiest country with total wealth of $8,230 billion   India is the sixth wealthiest country in the world with a total wealth of $8,230 billion, while the U.S. is the richest nation globally, says a report.   According to the AfrAsia Bank Global Wealth Migration Review, the US is the wealthiest … Read more

03.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Excise Department to review liquor licence suspension   With wine merchants across the State raising a hue and cry over the implementation of the model code of conduct and seeking the intervention of the Election Commission on the suspension of hundreds of liquor licences, the Excise Department has decided to review the cases and … Read more

22-23.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Crunch elsewhere, but cash flowing in Karnataka: I-T Dept.   While there are reports of cash shortage in some parts of the country, money seems to be flowing in poll-bound Karnataka, according to the Director-General of Income Tax, Investigation, Karnataka and Goa.   “Though the election process is just beginning, the I-T department has … 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 process in India. Now campaigns by various political parties are gathering pace, especially in the … Read more

15-16.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Study: Ambulance not accessible to 50% of pregnant women   The Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY), a health scheme for SC/ST and BPL families, has recorded an impressive performance by reducing maternal and neonatal mortality by promoting institutional deliveries in the State, says a study conducted by the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), … Read more

15.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka will prepare action plan to protect Great Indian Bustard   The state government has plans to protect the Great Indian Bustard, which is a rare and endangered species of birds.   Punati Shridhar, principal chief conservator of forests (wildlife) and CEO of the Karnataka Ecotourism Board, said human intervention leads to mass destruction of … Read more

28-29.01.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Schools may have to cough up just ₹500 for not teaching Kannada   Almost three months after it was made mandatory for all schools, including Central board schools, to teach Kannada as first or second language under the Kannada Language Learning Act, 2015, the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) is set to crack down on … Read more

01.01.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   State plans temporary townships at Shravanabelagola   Karnataka government is offering shelter for devotees visiting Shravanabelagola, a major pilgrimage centre, during the anointment of Gomateshwara statue atop Vindhyagiri – Mahamastakabhisheka by spending a whopping ₹75 crore.   As the temporary townships are planned to accommodate 26,000 people, the per capita expenditure is close to … Read more

Sanitation and Water Disposal

Sanitation and Water Disposal The seriousness of the challenges associated with urban water supply and sanitation in India have been recognised in recent times. After decades of neglect, the first national effort to invest in the urban water and sanitation sector commenced in the 1970s, but was accorded considerable priority in the subsequent two decades … Read more

Advance Infrastructure in Rural Areas, Establishing Physical, Electronic, Knowledge, & Economic Connectivity.

Advance Infrastructure in Rural Areas Good quality infrastructure is critical to sustainable growth, especially for rural areas. As over 60 per cent of the population lives in rural areas, with low levels of per capital income, there is need to impart greater attention in improving rural infrastructure. Currently the rural infrastructure is inadequate to support … Read more