30.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ·        Cochin International Airport, Worlds 1st Fully Solar Energy-Powered Airport: UNEP   The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)recognized Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) in Kerala as the world’s first fully solar energy-powered airport. CIAL is India’s first airport to 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 …

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 …

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 …

08-09.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   West Bengal, Karnataka to have Indo-German pilot project to reduce man-animal conflict   In the backdrop of killings of over 1,600 people by animals across the country in the past over three years, the Centre and West Bengal government have 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 …

27.01.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Mysuru district achieves 94.98% coverage in pulse polio drive   Mysuru district achieved 94.98% coverage in the pulse polio drive. Of the targeted 2,44,590 children in the age-group of zero to five years, 2,26,340 were administered polio drops. Read More …

14-15 .01.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka rejects Tamil Nadu’s plea for release of Cauvery water   Citing shortage of water in the state’s four reservoirs, the Karnataka government on Saturday rejected Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami’s appeal to immediately release seven tmc ft of Cauvery Read More …