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 …

25.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA PM Modi to interact with Karnataka candidates, leaders on April 26   Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with Karnataka BJP leaders, including the party’s candidates for the May 12 assembly polls, elected members and office-bearers, through his mobile application on April 26. 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 …

15-16.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Study: Ambulance not accessible to 50% of pregnant women   The Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY), a health scheme for SC/ST and BPL families, has recorded an impressive performance by reducing maternal and neonatal mortality by promoting institutional deliveries in 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 …

22.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Centre urged to develop Shravanabelagola   Charukeerthy Bhattaraka Swamy of Jain Mutt has appealed to the union government to develop Shravanabelgola, a noted pilgrimage centre, on the lines of Taj Mahal in Agra.   The monolithic statue of Gomateshwara Read More …

20.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA At 8.5%, state’s GDP to grow faster than national average this fiscal   Karnataka’s economy is expected to grow at a rate of 8.5% to Rs 9.5 lakh crore in 2017-18, according to the state’s economic survey. Karnataka’s Gross Read More …

16.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Board to submit report on making state liquor-free   A report recommending complete ban on liquor in Karnataka, akin to the Bihar model, will be submitted to the state government soon, informed Karnataka State Temperance Board chairman H C Rudrappa.   The effort of creating Read More …

13.12.17 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Transgender voters in Karnataka double in 5 years   The recent draft electoral rolls have brought cheer to sexual minorities in Karnataka: 4,340 voters have registered as transgenders, up from 2,125 voters in the 2013 assembly elections. This Read More …

23.11.17 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Unmanned level crossing gates to go ‘smart’ soon   The Innovation Cell of the Mysuru Division of the South Western Railway has embarked upon the ‘Smart LC Gates’ project in which an alarm or buzzer will automatically be Read More …