30-31.01.22 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA E-passports to benefit Kerala’s expat community The announcement in the Union budget about the rolling out of next-generation e-passports will enhance the international travel experience of lakhs of expats and others by facilitating smooth and faster passage through immigration posts and would also make the passports more secure and tamper proof. The new e-passports, … Read more

29.01.22 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Union Budget: Tax incentives to help startups The startups in the state will benefit from the Union government’s proposal to extend the period of incorporation of eligible startups by one more year till March 31, 2023, for providing tax incentives, said Kerala Startup Mission former CEO Saji Gopinath. He added that it normally takes three to four … Read more

28.01.22 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala: CIAL retains its position as third busiest airport Amid the rising number of Covid cases in Kerala, the Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) retained its position as the third busiest airport in India in 2021 in international sector. As per the latest statistics released by Airport Authority of India (AAI) on international travel, CIAL secured third position in … Read more

27.01.22 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

  KERALA State to get Graphene innovation centre The Digital University Kerala (DUK), along with CMET-Thrissur, is gearing up to set up India Innovation Centre for Graphene, the country’s first graphene R&D incubation centre in Kerala. The ministry of electronics and IT has given approval for the Rs 86.41-crore-project. The centre, which will be implemented with the support of … Read more

25-26.01.22 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA   Kerala: First-Ever Scientific Bird Atlas   Kerala Bird Atlas (KBA), the first State-level bird atlas in India, has solid baseline data about the distribution and abundance of bird species across all significant habitats. Highlights: Kerala Bird Atlas (KBA), the first State-level bird atlas in India, has assembled solid baseline information about the distribution … Read more

23-24.01.22 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Govt plans law to rein in private deemed varsities State government is planning to bring in a piece of legislation as part of exploring limited options to maintain control over the deemed to be universities that are about to come up in the state in private sector sooner than later. As part of the move, the state higher education department … Read more

22.01.22 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala govt opposes amendments to deputation rules The state government has opposed the amendments proposed by the Centre in the deputation rule for All-India service (AIS) officers, citing that the amendments are in favour of the Centre alone and will result in inducing fear psychosis and an attitude of hesitancy among the officers. In his letter … Read more

21.01.22 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

  KERALA   Better mgmt practices key to increase fertility rate of crossbred cows: Study Better management practices and congenial environment play an important role in ensuring better fertility among crossbred cattle in the state, according to a study by researchers of Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (KVASU). The study is based on data collected from … Read more

20.01.22 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

  KERALA IRB unit of Kerala police bags national-level recognition In a proud moment, the India Reserve Battalion (IRB) at Thrissur, a special unit of the state police that also trains commandos, has been chosen by the Union home ministry as the best in its category among those in the southern states. The IRB, established … Read more

19.01.22 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA KeralasKumbalanghi: Indias First Sanitary-Napkin Free Village   Kumbalanghi in Kerala will be India’s first village without sanitary napkins. Highlights: Kumbalanghi in Kerala is scheduled to be the first sanitary napkin-free panchayat in the country. This action is part of the ‘Avalkayi’ initiative, which is being carried out in the Ernakulam electoral district in collaboration … Read more

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