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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Human Right Commission

Human Rights Commission Establishment of Human Right Commission The National Human Rights Commission is a statutory (and not a constitutional) body. It was established in 1993 under a legislation enacted by the Parliament, namely, the Protection of Human Rights Act, 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 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 …

08-09.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   West Bengal, Karnataka to have Indo-German pilot project to reduce man-animal conflict   In the backdrop of killings of over 1,600 people by animals across the country in the past over three years, the Centre and West Bengal government have Read More …

11-12.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Cabinet meet to decide ‘religious minority’ tag for Lingayat community   A crucial Cabinet meeting called to discuss accepting retired High Court judge H.N. Nagamohan Das Committee report recommending ‘religious minority’ tag for the Lingayat community will be held 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 Read More …