Rashmi Belur

Bangalore University students to get gold medals in place of cash prize

Authorities cite the disappointment of winners on receiving cash prizes in place of gold medals.

14 hours ago

Survey finds 400 homeless people in Majestic, City market areas in Bengaluru

Currently there are six shelters in the city and the people and organisations associated with this survey feel that the city needs 50 more.

15 hours ago

Karnataka: Quality of bicycles given to school kids satisfactory, reveals report

Following directions from the CM, the department had stopped the supply of cycles for the current academic year temporarily, and decided to wait for the quality report.

15 Dec 2018

Karnataka: Medicos seek God’s help to pass, results withheld

The varsity had recently issued a circular, warning students not to indulge in any malpractice, including writing the names of Gods and other requests on the answer scripts.

15 Dec 2018

AICTE warns Karnataka government engineering colleges over facilities, tells them to trim admissions

HU Talwar, director, state department of technical education, said they plan to go before the authority.

13 Dec 2018

Two Karnataka teachers suspended for being ‘anti-JD(S)’

One teacher has been suspended for allegedly using foul language against PWD Minister H D Revanna, who is also Hassan district minister, in a telephonic conversation with a colleague.

12 Dec 2018

Government’s delay may deprive 2 planned cluster varsities of UGC funds

The reason is the delay by Governor Vajubhai Vala in giving assent to the Common Universities Act, in which the government has included cluster universities too.

12 Dec 2018

Scam-accused KSHIP officers get clean chit

According to the complaint, the two officers allegedly violated the administrative approval given by the cabinet for the total amount of Rs 2,037 crore, and increased it to Rs 2,698 crore.

08 Dec 2018

AICTE institutes warned against withholding staffers’ certificates 

It is not just college students who face hurdles in recovering their original documents when they want to leave the institution.

08 Dec 2018

Amid CM’s call for austerity,PWD to buy 300 new vehicles

As per the details available, the Chief Engineer office (communication and buildings) Bengaluru South has submitted proposal for 125 new vehicles.

07 Dec 2018

This year on, BU to send gold medals to colleges

A year ago, several students who were awarded cash prize instead of gold medals staged a protest.

06 Dec 2018

PG courses in engineering colleges losing demand in Bengaluru

Not just private colleges, even VTU has shut some of its PG courses at three of its centres in Bengaluru, Hubballi and Hassan government engineering colleges.

05 Dec 2018

Bangalore University makes foreign language mandatory in management courses

According to senior professors, there are plenty of job opportunities in countries like Germany, Japan and France for management graduates.

04 Dec 2018

Violating policy, private schools start admission process

The issue has gone viral on social media platforms, where parents have formed groups alleging that schools are charging up to Rs 1,000 as fee per application form without confirming a seat.

01 Dec 2018

Schools on high alert as gadget addiction becomes rampant in city

NIMHANS houses the Safe and Healthy Use of Technology (SHUT) clinic, which deals with online addiction as part of its services.

29 Nov 2018