Rashmi Belur

Education department cancels MoU on student data sharing

Pact with private firm dropped; the government had earlier issued corrigendum saying only information available in public domain will be shared.

17 hours ago

‘Meddling’ in picking Karnataka health varsity vice-chancellor leads to rift between government, Governor

An apparent rift between the Raj Bhavan and the state government over the appointment of vice-chancellors to the state universities has widened.

23 Feb 2018

Move to share students’ details raises eyebrows

Sources say data of 2.5 Lakh teachers already shared; Sharing data with private company violates IT Act 2000: Stakeholders

22 Feb 2018

Shorter summer holidays for Pre-university II  students of Karnataka's government colleges 

Starting this academic year 2018-19, summer holidays may be cut short by a month for second year pre-university students of government colleges.

21 Feb 2018

Engineering graduates from Bengaluru most employable: AICTE report

Companies are looking forward to hire students graduating in computer science and other information technology-related courses.

18 Feb 2018

Bengaluru schools, parents fight graffiti menace

Washroom walls are covered with embarrassing messages written by students.School authorities are not able to get rid of them despite bringing in experts, CCTV cameras.

15 Feb 2018

Karnataka minister says Head Masters’ association making business of SSLC preparatory exams

The Karnataka State Secondary Schools Head Masters Association has been holding five to six exams every year and are charging Rs 25 to Rs 32 for each exam from every student.

12 Feb 2018

This is BU convocation: No Guv, no minister, no V-C, no gold medals

This is how the 53rd BU convocation went on Thursday.

09 Feb 2018

No gold medals, BU toppers given only cash awards

During the 53rd annual convocation of Bangalore University held on Thursday, most students were unhappy that they were conferred with certificates and cash award instead of gold medals. Of the total 2

09 Feb 2018

UGC pay grade teachers for exam work

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has raised objection to ‘irregular payment’ of `28 crore towards examination and evaluation duties.

08 Feb 2018

Mandatory Karnataka government schools for netas’ kids: Private Bill to face debate

A private bill, which seeks to make it mandatory for government employees and elected representatives to send their children to government schools, is expected to witness heated discussion in the ongo

06 Feb 2018

10 lakh students in Karnataka need coaching: Study

Over 10 lakh students of government and aided schools between Class 4 and 9 in Karnataka need remedial class, reveals an assessment conducted by the state department of public instruction.

04 Feb 2018

Number of missing kids rising by 10% each year

A recent report submitted by the Inspector General of Police (Crime) to the Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (KCPCR) has revealed that the number of missing

04 Feb 2018

Anila Bhagya creates rift between State, Centre

Petroleum ministry wants it to be implemented through oil marketing companies to avoid duplication of connections

04 Feb 2018

VTU: With WiFi campuses, cell phones will return to engineering colleges

Students, principals welcome the proposed removal of blanket ban on use of mobile phones in campuses after 12 years; move comes after AICTE directive.

03 Feb 2018