Babu K Peter

CBSE prepares draft for revision of affiliation bylaw

The major proposals in the draft prepared by the CBSE for revision of the affiliation bylaw are ‘to publish the fee structure on school websites and not to make government NOC mandatory for affiliatio

13 Mar 2017

Schools in Kerala shun CBSE decree on students’ safety

The CBSE on February 23 directed school managements to deploy transport managers and conductors in school buses, and to install CCTV cameras.

28 Feb 2017

Cochin Cancer Center: No longer rudderless

Neurosurgeon P G Balagopal who took charge as the medical superintendent of Cochin Cancer Center speaks to Express.

27 Feb 2017

To turn fortunes, engineering colleges find new cash cow: Diploma courses!

Engineering is going the MBA way - a casualty of the law of diminishing marginal utility.

27 Feb 2017

NCERT books? Not compulsory, say Kerala CBSE schools

The Kerala CBSE School Managements Association likes wordplay, apparently.

26 Feb 2017

Netting success

CMFRI, which will be celebrating its platinum jubilee, has become a pioneering fisheries research institute not only in the country but also the world

18 Feb 2017

Uber hikes prices in Kochi much to ire of customers

Three years after its launch in the city, Uber gradually hiked its fare and reduced frequency of offers and discounts. 

15 Feb 2017

Naval survey ship turns to sun for power

Taking forward its initiatives to go green, the Indian Navy has installed solar panels on board survey ship INS Sarvekshak, based in Kochi.

12 Feb 2017

Cochin Cancer Centre: A haven for cancer patients

As on January 31, an average of 100 patients visited the centre for initial and further treatment.

04 Feb 2017

Palakkad, Kozhikode vie for the coveted title in Kalolsavam

Gifting a bunch of talented youths to the state, curtains will come down on the 57th State School Kalolsavam here on Sunday.

22 Jan 2017

Lure of grace mark spurs appeals for fixing results

The grace mark awarded to a candidate who secures ‘A’ grade is one of the major reasons for the flood of appeals in the school festival, according to the Vigilance and Anti Corruption Bureau (VACB).

21 Jan 2017

Revised manual for Kerala school kalolsavam to come into play next year

In an effort to address the difficulties and to make the organisation of the fest flawless, the Department of Education has initiated steps to revise the manual, which was last updated in 2008.

19 Jan 2017

Kerala health sector needs intensive care

The Centre’s decision to discontinue the high value `500 and `1,000 denomination notes turned out to be a major blow for the healthcare sector in Kerala, which has no dearth of super speciality hospitals.

25 Dec 2016

Security worries cloud over aerial atmospheric survey

The prospects of the Advanced Centre for Atmospheric Radar Research (ACARR), under the Cusat, collecting data through aerial survey have diminished, with the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation delaying

24 Dec 2016

Cash crunch inflicts deep wound on healthcare sector

The Centre’s decision to discontinue the high value Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination notes turned out to be a major blow for the healthcare sector in Kerala, which has no dearth of super speciality ho

18 Dec 2016

Minting cash from trash: Kannur school shows the way

Ward-level meetings were held and villagers urged to provide as much scrap as they could.

23 Nov 2016

Amid cash chaos, city church opens its coffers for the laity

People coming to St. Martin Syro-Malabar Church at Thevakkal were taken by surprise when the church opened its offertory box and asked them to take money for their needs.

14 Nov 2016

Alumni’s noble gesture nets Rs 20 lakhs for renovation fund

A Class IX student’s gesture of donating a gold ornament to the Renovation Fund of her alma mater resulted in an outpouring of generosity that fetched around `20 lakh.

04 Nov 2016

Animating lessons to make them simpler for today's kids

A group of youngsters, including teachers and academics, have converted lessons into animated videos, says Babu K Peter

16 Oct 2016

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