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 …

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 …

27-28.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Netherlands joins Solar Alliance The Netherlands has become the 64th signatory member of the International Solar Alliance (ISA).   The joint statement issued hailed the Netherlands as India’s “Gateway to Europe”.   India also welcomed the Netherlands as 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 …

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 …

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 …

06.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Bengaluru’s first 3-D map to harness solar energy   For the first time in the country, researchers deployed an advanced Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) system on a helicopter to draw up a 3D map of Bengaluru city, to Read More …

03.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka govt sanctions Rs 53 crore to distribute kerosene at subsidized rate to fishermen   The government has sanctioned Rs 53 crore to distribute kerosene at subsidized rate to small scale traditional fishermen, who use motorized boats, in the Read More …

03.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka govt sanctions Rs 53 crore to distribute kerosene at subsidized rate to fishermen   The government has sanctioned Rs 53 crore to distribute kerosene at subsidized rate to small scale traditional fishermen, who use motorized boats, in the Read More …

03.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   NEET must for AYUSH aspirants   Candidates aspiring for seats in AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) courses will have to appear for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET)-2018.   Sources in the Department of Health Read More …