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 …

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 …

28.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Leopards, blackbucks, elephants are a poll issue in Karnataka   For candidates in areas bordering forests in Karnataka, the election is not so much about roads and electricity as it is about stopping wild elephants in their tracks. And not just the Read More …

19.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Facebook to fact-check posts in poll-bound Karnataka   With Karnataka heading for the polls in May, Facebook has announced a third-party fact checking programme in the State to fight spread of fake news on its platform.   The social media giant 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 …

18-19.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Philosophy Department of Mysore varsity completes 100 years   The University of Mysore will conduct a three-day national seminar to mark the centenary of the founding of the Department of Philosophy that was established in 1916 and is as old as Read More …

14.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA ·        Ancient water pipeline found in Hampi   ð  The Archaeological Survey of India has stumbled upon an ancient terracotta pipeline near the ‘Octagon’ pavilion near the Queen’s bath in Hampi.   ð  The ASI officials believe that these Read More …

10.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka Bank’s all-woman branch   Karnataka Bank opened its first all-woman branch at Bull Temple Road in Bengaluru. This is the 800th branch of the bank.   Speaking on the occasion, Mahabaleshwara MS, Managing Director and CEO, said the 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 …