Universities across Karnataka still inaccessible for disabled students

While some universities provide suitable access to facilities for disabled students, many still lack disabled-friendly infrastructure. Bengaluru: Many universities across Karnataka are far from accessible to Persons with Disability (PWD), despite the University Grants Commission (UGC) guidelines and rules and guidelines created under the Rights of Person with Disability Act.  A study done in 2019 shows the lack of access to […]

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Residential complexes struggle with COVID-19 waste disposal

With Karnataka generating over 1,300 tons of Covid-19 waste, safe disposal of bio-medical waste has continued to pose a challenge in Bangalore. Bengaluru: Waste management in residential complexes has become even more challenging with an increase in bio-medical waste due to Covid-19, say members of complexes responsible for the task.  Joint-Secretary of Sandeep Vihar, Residential […]

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Teaching the arts moves online, with better results

Online classes are becoming a new revenue stream for many fine arts educators.  Bangalore: As learning shifts online due to the pandemic, many fine arts educators have managed to add more students to their classes due to an increase in demand for learning different art forms. India has seen a 48 percent increase in online […]

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