Kerala Current Affairs, GK & News

Kerala: First in Asia’s Global Start-up Ecosystem Report

Asia’s Global Start-up Ecosystem Report was recently released on June 14, 2022, in the light of London Tech Week 2022. Highlights In the report, start-up ecosystem in Kerala has been ranked at first position in Asia. Kerala has also been ranked at fourth position, in terms of Affordable Talent. The report recognises creative steps taken ..

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Kerala Tomato Flu Outbreak

Kerala has been struck by another viral disease known as the Tomato Flu. It is a rare viral disease due to which blisters shaped like tomatoes are formed. As of 11th May 2022, around 80 children of the state who are under the age of five have already been affected. This disease has been detected ..

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Cosmos Malabaricus Project

Kerala has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Netherlands for a project that is named ‘Cosmos Malabaricus.’ This project will be helping to further illustrate Kerala’s history in the 18th century. Overview: The state will also be collaborating with the Netherlands to establish paint academies in Malappuram and Kollam. The agreements have been ..

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India’s Coastline Erosion

The Ministry of Earth Sciences has recently informed the Lok Sabha that out of the 6,907.18 km long Indian coastline in the mainland, around 34 per cent is facing erosion, 26 per cent of it is of an accreting nature, and the rest 40 per cent is in a stable state. Overview: Since 1990, shoreline ..

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National Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey

According to the newly released National Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey 2019-2021, the highest incidents of pulmonary tuberculosis cases across the country were recorded in Delhi with the lowest being in Kerala. Overview: After six decades, this survey has been conducted and was released by the Union Health Ministry to mark World TB Day. Findings of this ..

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