15.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA CM to inaugurate mega water project in Gadag   The ambitious drinking water supplyproject worth ₹1,049 crore aimed at covering 343 villages in Gadag district has been completed and Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will inaugurate it on March 22.   under Read More …

Geographical location of Karnataka

Geographical location of Karnataka:- Introduction:-   Geography of Karnataka states that Karnataka is the eighth largest state in India. Mysore was renamed as Karnataka on the first day of November, 1973. Spread over an area of 1, 92,000 square kilometers, Read More …

Complete History of Karnataka (focussing on Vedic age to Gupta Period) 4

Gandhiji’s Early Visits to Karnataka : Meanwhile, on returning from South Africa in 1915, when Gandhiji (1869- 1948) visited Madras, at the request of D.V. Gundappa, he made a short visit to Bangalore on May 8th 1915 to unveil the Read More …

Complete History of Karnataka (focussing on Vedic age to Gupta Period) 3

The Marathas : The Marathas, who were encroaching upon the Bijapur dominion came to have control over parts of Karnataka to the North of the Tungabhadra. Shivaji built forts at Ramadurg, Nargund, Parasgad, Gajendragad, Katkol etc., in North Karnataka. In Read More …

History of Karnataka from Vedic age to Gupta Period 1

Pre History : Karnataka has a hoary past. It is blessed with innumerable inscriptions, memorial (viz. Hero, Mahasati and Self immolation) stones and monuments of rich historical and cultural heritage. It has many sites of Prehistoric period and most of Read More …

Armed rebellion in Karnataka against the British

Armed rebellion in Karnataka against the British   Karnataka has been a land of freedom fighters from the earliest times. When the British power slowly spread over the whole of India in the last part of the 18th century, the Read More …

Museums and Archives in Karnataka

Museums and Archives in Karnataka; Preservation and protection of historical monuments – work of Archaeological Survey of India – World Heritage Sites in Karnataka. The concept of museums in India may be traced back to the historic times, in which references Read More …

Handicrafts of Karnataka

Handicrafts of Karnataka Karnataka is famous for its traditional handicrafts which have lived upto generations and still continued in various ways. Earlier the various crafts were being patronized by the royal houses but now these crafts are survived through various Read More …

Karnataka soil

  Eleven groups of soil orders are found in Karnataka Entisols, Inceptisols, Mollisols, Spodosols, Alfisols, Ultisols, Oxisols, Aridisols, Vertisols, Andisols and Histosols. Depending on the agricultural capability of the soil, the soil types are divided into six types viz., Red, lateritic(lateritic soil is found in bidar and kolar district), black, alluvio-colluvial, forest and Read More …

Karnataka-Mineral

    The state of Karnataka is abundant in mineral resources. It is said to be one of the most mineral rich states of India. The mineral belt covers an area of 1.92 lakh sq.km including 29 districts of the state. Karnataka is also endowed with Read More …