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 …

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 …

23.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL     26th BASIC Ministerial meeting of Environment Ministers in Durban   The 26th BASIC Ministerial Meeting of Environment Ministers was held in Durban, South Africa for co-operation to protect the climate for present and future generations.   The BASIC 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 …

22-23.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Crunch elsewhere, but cash flowing in Karnataka: I-T Dept.   While there are reports of cash shortage in some parts of the country, money seems to be flowing in poll-bound Karnataka, according to the Director-General of Income Tax, Investigation, Read More …

14.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Quota in promotions: State govt. begins implementing SC order   Several government employees of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes have been demoted as the State government has started implementing the Supreme Court order that struck down reservation in Read More …

30.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Pesticide-free’ poly-houses are catching on   At a time when all things “organic” is the buzzword, poly-houses are becoming a cause for concern due to high pesticide residues in the produce following indiscriminate use of chemicals.   In fact, Read More …

28.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Transport Department notifies scheme to give monopoly to State-run services          The Transport Department has issued a draft notification on the ‘New Comprehensive Area Scheme for the entire State of Karnataka’, which will enable State transport undertakings (STUs) such Read More …

25-26.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Important temples on Mysuru palace premises to be restored   The district administration has authorised the restoration and renovation of major temples on the Mysuru palace premises that are managed by the Muzrai Department. This is the first time in recent Read More …

23.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka has just 20% of EVMs needed for elections   The officials in Karnataka are busy procuring Electronic Voting Machines(EVMs) from other states that had recently gone to polls and from defence PSU Bharat Electronic Limited (BEL), who together will supply 80% Read More …