Pearl Maria D’Souza

A desi keyboard for languages

During his time in the USA, in 2009, Prasad was alarmed by the declining use of vernacular languages in a technology-driven world.

19 Nov 2019

Engineering students to face off at RoboRace in Bengaluru Tech Summit

Pointing to a tight budget, Narayan told TNIE that the government was spending Rs 10 crore for the three-day event, that too after much scrutiny.

18 Nov 2019

Education department wants advance payment for textbooks

The decision was taken after many schools ordered textbooks but never paid for it

17 Nov 2019

Getting products for Gaganyaan astronauts a stiff challenge: IAF specialists

Humans 'introduce a level of uncertainty to everything' said Commodore Agarwal which throws a big challenge, especially to ISRO designers.

16 Nov 2019

Gaganyaan mission: Recruiters prefer astronauts with sound dental, emotional fitness for final selection

The Russians are particularly sensitive about astronauts having faultless dental health, probably because of certain bad experiences their cosmonauts may have had while on space missions.

15 Nov 2019

Doctors in Indian Air Force await nod to get fighter pilot wings

It was also difficult for the doctors to give total dedication to either of the fields because both are very specialised and challenging roles.

15 Nov 2019

Furore over BR Ambedkar’s misrepresentation in Karnataka government circular

Various Dalit organisations staged protests in Bengaluru and Mysuru, following which the Department of Public Instruction hurriedly pulled down the circular from the website on November 9.

13 Nov 2019

Teachers bond with the Bond

Discussing what it means to be a true Indian today, educators from around the state, in an interaction with famed writer Ruskin Bond, agreed that it was about respecting diversity.

10 Nov 2019

College sparked my interest in Chemistry: G Mugesh

Parents, being farmers, provided a different environment, he said, that helped him stay grounded to real problems. 

08 Nov 2019

Those who laughed at me now take pictures with me: India’s blade runner

This is what motivated me till the finish line,” said India’s blade runner, Subedar Anandan G from the Madras Engineering Group and Centre, Bengaluru.

05 Nov 2019

One pourakarmika, nine villages: Districts paint sorry picture

Ashraf Ul Hassan, director, Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department, told TNIE that a concerted effort has begun to bring a change in existing salary rules.

05 Nov 2019

Kitne vultures the? Gabbar could well growl here

Cradled between the rocky Vadeyarahalli and the vulture sanctuary, is the location where the famous temple scene in the cult film Sholay was shot.

04 Nov 2019

WATCH | India's blade runner Subedar Anandan gets a rousing welcome at his regiment

The para-athlete won golds in the 100, 200, and 400- metre events at the 7th Military World Games held at Wuhan China from October 18-27. 

02 Nov 2019

UGC to do away with ‘compulsory publication' for PhD students

The committee found that barring a few exceptions, the overall quality of university and college-level research in India is far from satisfactory.

01 Nov 2019

AICTE warns colleges not to ‘share’ faculty

There is, however, no clarity in appointment of teachers; Lecturers lose jobs, in dire straits

31 Oct 2019