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 …

E Governance

The “e” in e-Governance stands for ‘electronic’. Thus, e-Governance is basically associated with carrying out the functions and achieving the results of governance through the utilization of ICT (Information and Communications Technology), So it is the application of information and communication technology (ICT) 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 Read More …

03.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Efforts on to enforce model code of conduct strictly   With the model code of conduct coming into force, several measures are being put in place to ensure it is not violated by political parties, candidates, bureaucrats and the Read More …

28.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka beat Saurashtra to win Vijay Hazare Trophy This is Karnataka’s first domestic trophy of the season after having lost out on the Ranji Trophy and Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Asked to bat first, Karnataka failed to last their Read More …

09.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Shift from ‘conservation speak’ to ‘conservation action’ needed, say experts   The region is witnessing an increase human-animal conflicts in recent days. The sighting of leopards, especially, and their capture in human-dominated landscapes are being reported more often. The Read More …

23.01.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Cultural policy should be broad-based: Experts   The Karnataka government’s proposed cultural policy should be inclusive in nature, felt experts who participated in a discussion on “Karnataka’s Cultural Policy”.   The whims and fancies of ministers dictate the activities of the department Read More …

11.01.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka Tops States with Investment Intentions of Rs. 1.49 lakh crore   Karnataka topped all states with investment intentions of Rs. 1.49 lakh crore till October 2017,  according to R V Deshpande, Karnataka Minister for Large, Medium Industries and Read More …

Complete History of Karnataka (focussing on Vedic age to Gupta Period) 3

The Marathas : The Marathas, who were encroaching upon the Bijapur dominion came to have control over parts of Karnataka to the North of the Tungabhadra. Shivaji built forts at Ramadurg, Nargund, Parasgad, Gajendragad, Katkol etc., in North Karnataka. In Read More …

Contributions of moral thinkers from India and the world

Moral thinkers Rabindranath Tagore The centre of Tagore’s philosophy was man of god. Even his concept of God was influenced by the humanism inherent in his outlook. The supreme reality thus according to Tagore, essentially human and could be realised Read More …