Karanataka Current Affairs, GK & News
Karnataka to get India’s first Marina
Marina is a specially designed place of pleasure for small boats and yachts. The Chief Minister of Karnataka recently announced that the first Marina of India will be constructed in Byndoor, Udupi district, Karnataka. He announced this while addressing a function “Seven Wonders of Karnataka” organized by the Tourism department. Significance The project will help ..
Month: Current Affairs - February, 2023
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News • Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2022 • Places in News Current Affairs
Topics: Byndoor • coastal tourism • first marina of India • Karanataka • tourism development
State Health Register to be launched by Karnataka Government: First of its Kind
On May 27, 2020, the Karnataka State Government announced that it will launch a “State Health Register” to collect data of all its citizens. The register is first of its kind in the country. Highlights The register will hold names of all the citizens of the state. The need to maintain such a register has ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: States Current Affairs
Topics: ASHA • B.S. Yediyurappa • Funds • Health care • Karanataka • Natural resource management
Poultry Culling ordered by Kerala Government to control Bird Flu
On March 14, 2020, the Kerala Government ordered poultry culling. Parappanagadi has been identified as the Epicenter of bird flu. The Government of Kerala is to cull poultry within one-kilometer radius. What is poultry culling? Poultry Culling is the process by which unwanted chicks or male embryo are disposed. This is done in industrial egg ..
Month: Current Affairs - March, 2020
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Topics: APEDA • Bird Flu • Egg • exports • Karanataka • Kerala • poultry
Karnataka Government constitutes committee to study legalities for separate State flag
Karnataka Government has constituted a nine-member committee to study the possibility of designing a separate state flag and providing it a statutory standing. It will be headed by Principal Secretary, Department of Kannada and Culture. It shall submit report to the state Government after looking into required possibilities. Background The committee was constituted following representation ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2017
Category: States Current Affairs
Topics: Federalism • Flag Code • Karanataka • National • State Flag • States
PM Narendra Modi announces Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PKVY), a skill development program targeted at Indian youth seeking overseas employment to make India the Skill Capital of the World. It was launched after inauguration of 14th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas convention at India’s IT hub Bengaluru, Karnataka. Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa was the Chief ..
Month: Current Affairs - January, 2017
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Government Schemes • Indian diaspora • Karanataka • Narendra Mod • National • Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana • Skill Development
No relook into allocation of Krishna water: Tribunal
The Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal II (KWDT-II) headed by Justice Brijesh Kumar, has decided to maintain status quo on the allocation of Krishna River water among all four riparian states viz. Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. However, tribunal decided to confine the reallocation of Krishna water to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. What is the ..
Month: Current Affairs - October, 2016
Topics: Andhra Pradesh • Karanataka • Krishna River • Maharashtra • Telangana • Water Disputes Tribunals