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 …

06.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA State opposes terms of reference of 15th Finance Commission   Karnataka will participate in the meeting of Finance Ministers of southern States convened by Kerala to discuss about the common fears that most of these States share over the Read More …

04-05.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA First defence industrial corridor between Chennai, Bengaluru   The first of the two defence industrial production corridors, as announced in the Union Budget, will link Chennai and Bengaluru.   In his budget address, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the Read More …

22.12.17 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Electric trains set to run on Mysuru-Bengaluru stretch   Rail infrastructure on the 139-km-long Mysuru-Bengaluru section is set to receive a major impetus with the electrified double track between the two cities completed at a cost of nearly Read More …

14.12.17 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Mysuru drags its feet on ‘Stand Up India’   The Union government’s flagship programme to boost entrepreneurship and employment — ‘Stand Up India’ — has failed to gain traction in Mysuru district even after 20 months of its launch. Read More …

08.11.17 KPSC (Karnataka) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Hubballi to get North Karnataka’s first TenderSURE road   Reengineering of the road from Kadasiddeshwar Arts College to Tolanakere Tankunder TenderSURE is expected to begin this month, making it the first such project in the city.   The Hubballi-Dharwad Municipal Corporation (HDMC) has handed over the redevelopment of Read More …

31.10.17 KPSC (Karnataka) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Govt to restore 2kg wheat under Anna Bhagya for North Karnataka   With just six months to go for the assembly polls, the government has decided to reintroduce wheat supply under the Anna Bhagya scheme in order to woo North Read More …

27.10.17 KPSC (Karnataka) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka cabinet approves transgender policy   Karnataka state cabinet approved a policy which seeks to provide legal protection to the transgender community and thereby safeguard them from social and sexual exploitation. The objective of this policy is to remove Read More …

22-23.10.17 KPSC (Karnataka) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka govt plans to increase GER to 40% in next 5-years: Rayareddy   Karnataka is looking at an investment of Rs 5000 crore in higher education sector in an endeavor to raise gross enrollment ratio (GER) to 40% in Read More …

22-23.10.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand forms special cattle squads to check bovine smuggling, cow vigilantes   Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat  directed the state director general of police (DGP) Anil Raturi to form a special squad — the first of its kind in Read More …