• IIMB professor's co-authored paper among 6 finalists for Carolyn Dexter Award

    Bengaluru: A co-authored paper of Professor Rejie George Pallathitta, currently the Chairperson of IIMB's doctoral programme, has been selected as one of the six finalists for the prestigious Carolyn B. Dexter Award. The finalists were announced earlier this month at the prestigious Academy of Manag...

  • IIIT-Bengaluru to hone 10,000 students with software skills

    Bengaluru: State-run International Institute of Information Technology-Bengaluru (IIIT-B) on Wednesday said it is starting a post-graduate diploma programme to train about 10,000 students and engineers in smart software skills. "The 11-month programme will provide hands-on learning to students and w...

  • K'taka govt to distribute free laptops to first-year degree students

    Bengaluru: Higher Education Minister Basavaraj Rayareddy on Wednesday said that the government would open 25 new polytechnics in the current year and also distribute free laptops to degree students. Speaking to reporters in Vidhana Soudha, he said Rs20crores had been sanctioned for the colleges. "A...

  • B'luru boy wins NY junior science event

    Bengaluru: Vikhyath Mondreti, a class 10th student of Greenwood High International School, Bengaluru, was part of the team that won laurels in an innovation challenge hosted by the New York Academy of Sciences under the Junior Academy programme recently. The 4-member team consisted of Vikhyath from ...

  • Samved School turns 50!

    Bengaluru: Samved School, formerly known as A.V.Education Society, held its golden jubilee celebrations in Bengaluru recently. Students of the school performed a docu-drama on the life of the school's founder Ambuja Venkataraman called 'Ambujavalli'"The school was started in a very humble manner in...

  • Manipal University to organize conference on social change

    Manipal: Manipal University, Manipal, will organize a two-day national conference on "Youth in Social Change" on August 5 and 6 at the Dr TMA Pai Hall. "Manipal University is socially responsible and has several programmes to create a positive change in the lives of the people. With that in mind, we...

  • Three R&D centres inaugurated at PES University

    Bengaluru: Darpan Jain, Commissioner, Industrial Development, inaugurated three R&D centres and B.Tech programmes of the fourth batch and B.Arch and B.Des of the second batch of PES University. The programme commenced by paying homage to eminent space scientist late UR Rao which was followed by a w...

  • K'taka PU board files complaint over fake mark sheet scam

    Bengaluru: Thousands of failed students across Karnataka might have got admitted to colleges, thanks to a fake mark sheet scam run by gang spread across the state. According to reports, the state PU education department on Thursday filed a complaint in Hubballi's Vidyanagar police after coming to kn...

  • Researchers generate human antibodies in the lab

    By KS JayaramanBengaluru: A new laboratory technique that will accelerate development of vaccines to protect people from a wide range of diseases has been reported by an international team of scientists.Normally, vaccines induce B-lymphocytes or B-cells of the body's immune system to produce antibod...

  • School bus driver booked for drink-driving

    Bengaluru: The city police on Saturday booked a school bus driver in a drink-driving case. The accused driver has been identified as Mukund. The bus belongs to Vagdevi Vilas School located in Marathalli and had 20 students at the time of the incident. The driver was stopped by police inspec...

  • Sainik Schools to wean young in Northeast away from insurgency

    Itanagar/New Delhi: In a bid to provide better education and training to young people, the Arunachal Pradesh government is considering setting up Sainik Schools that would motivate them to join the Indian defence forces and keep them away from the myriad insurgent groups that are active in the regio...

  • Karnataka to gift laptops to 1.5 lakh 'poor' students

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka government will gift laptops to 1.5 lakh students of 'poor' families joining colleges across the state this academic year, Law Minister T. B. Jaychandra said on Wednesday. "The state cabinet has approved to distribute laptops free of cost to 1.5 lakh students who got admissi...