10-11.06.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Area under agriculture declining in Mysuru   Against the availability of 1.54 lakh hectares for agricultural activities, the area under crop cover was only 1.14 lakh hectares and there was a shortfall of 40,000 hectares in terms of Read More …

09.06.18 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 impact Read More …

08.06.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   25 Ministers inducted into State Cabinet   Two weeks after the formation of the Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress coalition government in Karnataka, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Wednesday expanded the State Cabinet by inducting 25 Ministers. The Congress and JD(S) inducted Read More …

05.06.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Study: Many schools don’t follow no-detention policy   Only 19% of government school principals across Karnataka are aware of the no-detention policy in the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act 2009. The policy stipulates that no child Read More …

03-04.06.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA ·        Private schools oppose policy on fee structure in Karnataka   ð  Private school managements in Karnataka have taken objection to the State government’s new policy on fee structure. The Associated Managements of Primary and Secondary Schools in Karnataka on Tuesday Read More …

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 …

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 …

26.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Nepal first country in south-east Asia to eliminate trachoma   Nepal has become the first country in south-east Asia to eliminate trachoma, world’s leading cause of preventable blindness of infectious origin, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.   Read More …

24.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL     India 145th among 195 countries in healthcare access, quality: Lancet   India ranks 145th among 195 countries in terms of quality and accessibility of healthcare in 2016, behind its neighbours like China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan, Read More …

19-20.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has come down on forest and other government officials for allowing five windmills to encroach upon over 220 acres of forest land, at the cost of over 19,000 trees on the foothills Read More …