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 …

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 …

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 …

20.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA South Interior Karnataka receives more than twice the normal rainfall   Following the belated monsoon showers that lashed South Interior Karnataka last year, this part of the state continues to receive excessive rain in the pre-monsoon season. Data compiled by the Indian Read More …

04.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA ECI sets target of 75% voter turnout   With the announcement of poll dates, the Election Commission of India is working towards improving the voter turnout percentage to over 75 with a series of awareness programmes planned.   While Read More …

01-02.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA State mulls supernumerary posts to protect SC/ST staff facing demotion   The State government is planning to create supernumerary posts across various departments to protect employees belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, who now face demotion as the Read More …

27.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Only 350 of Bengaluru’s 73 lakh vehicles run on CNG   It’s been 18 months since the city got its first Compressed Natural Gas(CNG) station, yet only around 350 vehicles are currently plying on the alternative fuel. Bengaluru is home to 73 Read More …

16.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Targeted beneficiary schemes combating hunger, nutritional issues: Official   The targeted beneficiary schemes introduced by the State government and the enactment of the National Food Security Act, 2013, by the Centre have helped stave off starvation deaths despite persistent drought in Read More …

07.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA raises red-gram procurement cap to 3.64 million tonnes   Positively responding to the letters written by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers H.N. Ananth Kumar, in view of farmers’ consistent demand for removal of quantity Read More …

31.01.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   6th Pay Commission recommends 30% hike in salaries of state govt employees   Providing relief to 5.2 lakh state government employees and 5.73 lakh pensioners, the 6th Pay Commission has suggested a hike of about 30% in salaries. Read More …