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ISRO launches PSLV-C51 carrying Brazil's Amazonia-1, 18 other satellites

A Brazilian delegation was present at Satish Dhawan Space Centre for the launch. ISRO chief K. Sivan was also present.

8 hours ago

14 missions in 2021: ISRO Chairman K Sivan says 'hands full this year'

K Sivan said ISRO has 14 missions lined up for 2021 and as many as seven are launch vehicle missions and six are satellite missions.

18 hours ago

Students on Karnataka-Kerala border in a fix

Students from Kasargod region, located along the Karnataka-Kerala border, are in a quandary with the Karnataka government placing restrictions on cross-border movement. 

25 Feb 2021

Thousands of private school staffers take out protest in Bengaluru

 Administrations say govt rules have increased financial distress    Parents lash out at managements over fees  Minister assures protesters demands will be met

24 Feb 2021

More than 30,000 teachers, staff of private schools hit Bengaluru streets

Leaders of organisations urged the minister to also take a salary cut, just as the teachers and support staff have gone without pay, with the recent policy that has impacted school revenue.

23 Feb 2021

Private schools to hit streets on Tuesday

Schools in Bengaluru will be shut on Tuesday and compensatory classes will be held on Saturday.

23 Feb 2021

COVID impact: 92% students lose language foundational ability with schools remaining closed

The study on the 'Loss of Learning during the Pandemic’ by Azim Premji University reveals that 92% of children on an average have lost at least one specific language ability from the previous year.

10 Feb 2021

Covid taught big lessons, healthcare delivery poised to undergo change: President Ram Nath Kovind

President Ramnath Kovind was talking at the 23rd annual convocation ceremony of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.

08 Feb 2021

Provide midday meals, restart all classes: Forum

More than a fortnight after schools opened to some classes, the government is yet to restart midday meals.

21 Jan 2021

Controversial book on Ram Mandir dropped 

A controversial book on Ram Mandir was dropped from the list of books selected for purchase for public libraries in Karnataka, pending government approval.

20 Jan 2021

Parents of private school students to protest today over pressure to pay fees

“I paid the first-term fee of my ward in June after he was not allowed to attend online classes.

10 Jan 2021

Large turnout expected in schools on Friday

Accommodating all students in different batches will be a challenge, Purle said, as several schools have an average of 300 students in a II PUC classroom.

01 Jan 2021

Private schools wait for govt aid to teachers

“Earlier, minister Suresh Kumar had also promised to help out private school teachers. However, despite these promises, no aid is given to teachers yet,” he said.

27 Dec 2020

Schools to open in January, sans a hot mid-day meal

The government has planned to extend the distribution of ration kits, which they are now giving retrospectively for the lockdown months when students were denied the meals. 

20 Dec 2020

It's official: Classes for Grade 10, 12 in Karnataka to resume from January 1

However, attendance at schools and colleges is not mandatory.  Students can continue to attend classes online through the Youtube channel and practice other sources.

19 Dec 2020