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  State scores an ‘F’ grade
Karnataka is at the bottom of the heap when it comes to the levels of learning among children in India. The state is at the 26th and 28th position in basic reading and arithmetic respectively among 31 states and Union territories. [...More]
  State weighs healthy options for schools
In a bid to make health and physical education more popular, the Central government has proposed to make it mandatory at the primary and secondary levels. [...More]
  Agriculture college to come up in Brahmavar
MLA K. Raghupati Bhat said on Sunday that a proposal had been submitted to the State Government to start an agriculture college at Brahmavar. [...More]
  Tankers worsen crisis in city
With BWSSB being able to meet the water requirements of only one third of the city, many areas continue to depend on water tankers which make indiscriminate use of the groundwater available and sell it for quite a sum. [...More]
  Row over former MLC’s ‘double’ role
The continuation of C. Ramesh, former MLC, as member of the Mysore University Syndicate even after his appointment as chairman of the Command Area Development Authority (CADA) has been questioned in academic circles. [...More]
  CET: Long wait angers students
Around 19 students have held medical education minister Ramachandra Gowda responsible for their fruitless wait for the Common Entrance Test (CET) counselling of four vacant medical seats under the All-India quota at the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). [...More]
  M’lore varsity in abuse row
Mangalore University is once again seeing caste trouble on its campus. According to university sources, the mass communication and journalism (MCJ) department lecturer M.P. Umeschandra has written to vice chancellor Prof. K.M. Kaveriyappa alleging physical abuse. [...More]
  Outsourcing of computer education in schools in State fails
Outsourcing has indeed worked wonders for the Information Technology sector in Karnataka. But when applied to State-sponsored education programmes it has spelt disaster. [...More]
  IIT in state a possibility: Moily
Karnataka, which already boasts of an Indian Institute of Management (IIM), may also soon get an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). [...More]
  Rs 1 lakh-bid to spend a day with Narayana Murthy
How much are you willing to shell out to spend a day with Infosys chief mentor N R Narayana Murthy? Perhaps Rs 1 lakh? That’s exactly what Indian School of Business (ISB) students bid in ‘Shadow a CEO’ programme. [...More]
  Finance education to be part of school curriculum
After introducing yoga in schools, it’s finance that will do the rounds in classrooms now, as the State Government is all set to introduce finance education as a part of the school curriculum from the next academic year (2010-11). [...More]
  Aerospace 2009’ from October 1
The National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL), Bangalore, in association with the Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT), will host the 'Aerospace 2009' on the MIT campus here from October 1 to 3. [...More]
  Be part of co-curricular activities too, Kageri tells teachers
Minister for Primary and Secondary Education Vishweshwara Hegde Kageri on Wednesday inaugurated the four-day counselling session for posting 2,578 lecturers to junior colleges across the State. [...More]
  PG counselling creates uproar
The Bangalore University’s decision to increase the intake for postgraduate courses has run into rough weather with meritorious students alleging that they have been handed a raw deal due to mismanagement by the authorities. [...More]
  IIT for state: CM pleads again
In a determined effort to get an IIT for Karnataka, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa renewed his request to Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Tuesday. [...More]
  Karnataka to start 64 model schools in backward districts
Karnataka is set to start 64 model schools in educationally backward districts, which will include both Kannada and English medium schools, as part of the just-launched Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) programme in the State. [...More]
  Sonia Gandhi inaugurates Infosys’ Global Education Centre-II
United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Chairperson Sonia Gandhi inaugurated the Global Education Centre-II (GEC-II) of Infosys here on Tuesday and described it as 'a stunning reminder of what Indian talent, ingenuity. [...More]
  Water project: to get fresh momentum
The BWSSB is all set to start work on Cauvery stage 4, phase 2 which will bring an additional 500 million litres of water per day to the city by 2011. [...More]
  8 p.c. of school-going children are dyslexic
About eight to 14 per cent of the number of school-going children in the country suffer from dyslexia or learning disorders, according to a NCERT survey. [...More]
  IIIT-B beckons undergraduate students
As the International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore, (IIIT-B) turns 10 on Tuesday, this academic and research hub tucked away on the outskirts of Bangalore is poised to take a giant leap. [...More]
  Five CET counselling centres in state
The Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) has decided to increase the number of Common Entrance Test (CET) counselling centres from the existing three to five next year. [...More]
  British Library invites young readers for an exciting quest
That young people have stopped reading is a perennial grouse of parents and teachers world over, and it is a challenge to get them to read seriously. [...More]
  Students to bid for a day out with CEOs
Imagine bidding for Infosys mentor N R Narayana Murthy or Biocon Limited CEO Kiran Mazumdar Shaw just to spend a day with them. [...More]
  Deluge of applicants for teaching profession
The top brass of engineering and management colleges are delighted. After several years, their advertisements for teaching positions are evoking unprecedented response, one reason being the economic recession. [...More]
  Moral education and story telling scheme launched
Moral Education and Story Telling Scheme has been introduced in 22 schools of the Sampakhand cluster and four schools of Kangod cluster and in a secondary school at Sampakhand. [...More]
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