Online Internships: No hands-on experience

As most internships go online, students worry they won’t acquire any skills due to  lack of practical experience. Bengaluru: Students pursuing their Bachelor’s in Engineering got no hands-on experience in their internships, as they were conducted online due to the pandemic.  Pranav K Bhat, a final year engineering student feels the lack of hands-on experience […]

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Online classes weave struggle for aspiring fashion designers

After more than a year of online classes, fashion design students still struggle to get hands-on experience. Indore: Back in the olden days of 2019, Piya, then a freshman fashion design student, was excited to get some hands-on experience at her college’s design lab. She eagerly awaited the year’s end to experience her true passion […]

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Amidst the pandemic, summer camps move online

Just as students saw reprieve from online learning as the first wave of the pandemic receded, the second wave is forcing summer camps to choose between moving online and shutting down. Bengaluru- This year, after the Covid-19 graph started plummeting, summer camp organizers considered conducting the summer camps online. But, with the second wave, they […]

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Second Wave of Covid disrupts Coaching Classes

Coaching institutes are again witnessing a fall in students attending tuition classes. Bengaluru: As cases rise with the second wave of Covid-19 and final exams are cancelled, coaching classes and home tutoring see a decline in the number of students.   Home tutors are in a dilemma about continuing classes. Deviraja, a home tutor from […]

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No red signal for tutoring teachers yet

The practice of government, government-aided, and private school teachers engaging in the ‘business’ of imparting private tuitions in the city remains ungoverned. By Manasvi Gupta Good morning teacher! Wished the students. Good evening teacher! Wishes the students again—only this time at the teacher’s home. The teacher—surrounded by a group of students providing private tuitions thus […]

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Over 43,000 bus pass applications rejected by BMTC

Students who lost their bus pass earlier,have to pay money for the remaining months. BMTC says they are looking into the matter. By Shubhangi Mathur Bangalore: Parul Jindal who commutes daily to her college is waiting for the issuance of her Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) bus pass for two months now. “I filled the […]

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Students get Merit Scholarships

Bengaluru-based NGO helped bright students across the country to pursue higher studies. Some 4,946 students from economically weaker sections of Bengaluru have been given scholarships for higher education in the past year by a non-profit governmental organization, the Foundation for Excellence (FFE). In a report by World Bank Group, 176 million people in India are […]

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