Pearl Maria D’Souza

Bilingual textbooks for 1000 government schools in Karnataka to use English

The bilingual books have a sentence in English and then in Kannada, with pictorial representations.
M T Reju, Commissioner of Public Instruction, told TNIE.

09 May 2019

In a first, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences adopts centralised web streaming of exams to curb malpractice

'For now, it is being implemented in the post graduate Medical and Dental examination of May 2019,' said vice chancellor of the institute Dr S Sacchidanand.

09 May 2019

More than 100 government teachers to get trained as resource persons

As many as four teachers from each of the 36 educational districts were selected to be master trainers.

08 May 2019

Not so NEET and tidy, chaos at Bengaluru's exam centres

There was chaos, confusion and anxiety at the NEET examination centres on Sunday.

06 May 2019

Experts divided over school bag rule

Parents remain apprehensive about its implemetation; reducing homework would help, says expert.

05 May 2019

Girls from Bengaluru slums shine in SSLC exams

Where there is a will, there is a way. Two girls from the slums in the city made a mark in the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examinations held by the state board recently. 

04 May 2019

CBSE results: Mom’s dream inspires him to top college

Jayanth V, student of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Baglur, son of V Varadaraju, a handloom weaver, had lost his mother two years ago to multiple organ failure.

03 May 2019

From cloister to booths, nuns will do their duty

These nuns, who spend all year tucked away in their respective convents, only come for two reason, when they have to vote and when there is a medical emergency.

18 Apr 2019

After river fest, garbage back on Phalguni banks

However, just two months down the line, the riverbank is back to its dismal state. It has become a common sight to see liquor bottles strewn along the banks of the river.

19 Mar 2019

It’s watermelon plantations everywhere ahead of Chendu festival in Polali

Another reason for the dip in production is a massive decrease in the number of households growing them.

13 Mar 2019

Students strive to make Ullal municipality a zero-waste zone

This is a first step towards a plastic-free municipality.

25 Feb 2019

Omelette Bhandary to shut shop after 52 years, but will continue social work

Sevanur Ramachandra Bhandary, who is known for his unique general store in Mangaluru,  will continue his main occupation, social work.

17 Dec 2018

Foul play led to Tony Tom’s arrest: Friend

Tony had helped his relatives go abroad for MBBS course.

01 Dec 2018

Cashew industry in Karnataka hit as global supply shoots up

While a section of workers in the cashew industry has been demanding minimum wages in Mangaluru recently, one may believe there is a problem with the industry.

12 Nov 2018

Where there is a ‘gill’, there is a way!

The youths began their experiments with sea food when they stayed together in the city while working for the same firm.

28 Oct 2018

Beedi roller’s daughter shines at international karate meet in Sri Lanka

For 15-year-old Kavya, a Class 10 student and an international karate champion, the sky is the limit.

21 Oct 2018

Mangaluru teen drives on business route with cab aggregator app

Zayd Nasir Sheik is just 17 years old. But his young age has not prevented the tech-savvy teenager from giving wing to his entrepreneurial dreams.

14 Oct 2018

No cells at women’s police stations in Mangaluru, Puttur 

Women’s police stations in Mangaluru and Puttur do not have holding cells because of which women cops are having a tough time in dealing with detained accused.

06 Oct 2018

In the world of English Yakshagana

Yakshagana, which has its roots in the local languages and is popular among senior art enthusiasts, is slowly becoming a trend among the youngsters  too.

09 Sep 2018

This environmentalist used Kiki Challenge for a good cause

When all other Kiki Challenges are drawing the ire of law, this one has drawn several hearts. 

18 Aug 2018

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