Aspiring doctors seek asylum in Indian medical universities

Due to the indefinite suspension of classes amid coronavirus outbreak, the parents of Indian-origin students pursuing MBBS degrees in China are seeking accommodation of their kids in Indian medical universities. By Neetu Saini Juggling her books and clothes, Apurva Issar, a fifth-year student of Tianjin Medical University in Beijing was packing when she received a […]

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NISHTHA yet to spread its wings in Karnataka

Central Government’s scheme to train elementary level teachers not a huge success yet in Karnataka for lack of funds. By Aastha Oriel Karnataka is far from achieving its target of training 10,934 headmasters and 1.5lakh teachers under the National Initiative for School Heads and Teachers Holistic Achievement (NISHTHA) program. According to M. Shivamadappa, Principal of […]

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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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Most foreigners prefer not to ‘Study in India’

By Shivani Verma Bengaluru: From Nobel Prize winning physicist, C.V Raman to Aryabhatta who introduced the concept of zero to the world, India used to be a hotbed for academicians. However, despite such achievements, India remains out of choice for foreign students. “Study in India” Government’s megaproject Study in India scheme of India was launched […]

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Chide our French but is Kannada compulsory?

The Kannada Development Authority (KDA) says that 159 schools in Bengaluru have not complied with the Kannada Language Learning Act of 2015 By Ishika Dangayach  Bengaluru: Despite repeated directions from the state government,   ICSE and CBSE board schools in Karnataka have not implemented Kannada as a compulsory subject in the form of their first or […]

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A Home away from Home

More than 10,000 international students have enrolled in different universities of Karnataka, under the ‘Study in India’ programme of the centre. By Astha Oriel Bustling crowd, with students loitering around the campus, some discussing literature, while others discussing art, is a reality in most of the colleges of Bangalore. While many youngsters come from various […]

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No physical education for primary school kids

Most of the government schools in Bangalore do not have a physical education teacher;    Students lack encouragement for taking part in sports. Shalu Chowrasia  “No physical education teacher has been appointed in primary schools since the last ten years,” said a member of Karnataka State Physical Education Teachers (KSPET). He said many posts of PE […]

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Digital Education in government schools, still a dream

BBMP failed to implement project to digitalize government schools in Bangalore due to lack of funds. By Yumna Ahmed Roshni project which was initiated in September 2018 is still kept on hold due to lack of funds. It promotes digital education with laptops and projectors but first infrastructure needs to be improved, said BBMP official […]

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No jobs force engineers to pay extra

Promises of guaranteed placements during the economic slowdown are driving engineering graduates to spend extra money on courses which they’ve already graduated in. . By Yashasvini Razdan Declining placement rates in engineering colleges are forcing engineers to spend money on additional courses, to make themselves employable as per industry standards. Arpitha, a Computer Science engineer […]

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