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Bengaluru: Trio World Academy's Science Week was a grand success.    Students took part in various events such as model exhibition, quiz competitions, etc. The events, spread over two days (Feb 21-23), were held at the Trio World Academy, Sahakarnagar campus.  

Bengaluru: Huawei Technologies India has partnered with 8 leading engineering universities and colleges to provide scholarships to students.   As a part of its programme to contribute to the ICT sector skills development in the country, Huawei Technologies India has entered into MoU with leading universities and colleges to sponsor yearly Huawei Excellence Scholarships to meritorious and deserving students. The scholarship for each student is about Rs50,000 on an average, and generally aimed to cover the annual fees of the college.   

Bengaluru: Primary and Secondary Education Minister Tanveer Sait on Monday assured members of the state assembly that there would be no repeat of the infamous paper leaks in the upcoming PU and SSLC exams. 

Bengaluru: The prestigious KISS Humanitarian Award 2016 was conferred on the American actor-activist and Global Goodwill Ambassador for the UNFPA, Ashley Judd at Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences, Bhubaneswar on Thursday. Odisha Governor Dr SC Jamir presented the award. “Human rights are under challenge all over the world and we need champions like Ashley Judd now more than ever,” said Dr Jamir, commending her as a tireless champion of women’s rights.

Bengaluru: The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) shot off notice to NPS, Koramangala, for refusing to allow health, education department officials to enter the school campus to discuss the measles and rubella vaccination issue.

Bengaluru: The CBSE’s decision to hold the NEET exam for admission to MBBS and BDS on May 7 at just four centres in the state has not gone down well with students and officials in the state. More than 50,000 students are expected to take the test and candidates have the option of choosing between 4 centres: Bengaluru, Mangaluru, Belagavi and Kalaburgi. This means that students hailing from cities such as Bidar, Mysuru, Shivamogga have to travel at least 280km to reach the exam centre.

Bengaluru: Detection of malaria parasites resistant to the frontline artemisinin (ART) combination therapy in some south Asian countries should worry India, Govindarajan Padmanabhan a top biochemist and malaria researcher at the Indian Institute of Science here has warned. "Africa and India can as well be the superbug's next destination and, if it spreads, this will pose a disaster," Padmanabhan told this correspondent, adding: "Sri Lanka is supposed to be malaria-free and it too should start worrying."

Bengaluru: Sweden-based Kunskapsskolan Education Group is all set to open its first K-12 international school in Bengaluru.  Addressing a press conference, Kunal Bhadoo, CEO of Kunskapsskolan Eduventures in India, said, "Our 4th CBSE/IGCSE  K-12 School Bengaluru will start in June 2017. The school is located in Sarjapura Road in a campus spread over five acres. For the first year, admissions are open for grades pre-nursery to grade 6."

Bengaluru: A college trip ended badly for students of Bhavani Nursing College, KP Agrahara, after their college bus rammed into a median and overturned on West Chord Road on Wednesday morning. Four students suffered injuries while forty others escaped with minor scratches and bruises. According to the police, the accident occurred when the college bus went to pick up the students who had just arrived at the railway station after a trip to Gujarat. 

Bengaluru: Trio Tots, the pre-school wing of Trio World Academy, hosted the “Global School Play Day on Feb 1 to raise awareness about the necessity of unstructured play. The event aimed to break the scheduled and structured playing time routine of kids and extend them the freedom to make their own choice.  

Bengaluru: The CBSE will conduct NEET examination for admissions to MBBS and BDS courses on May 7. Candidates can submit the application online from Jan 31 to March 1. Aadhaar number is required to submit an online application. According to the CBSE, Non-Resident Indians, Overseas Citizens of India, Person of Indian Origin and Foreign Nationals are eligible to appear in NEET (UG) 2017.

Bengaluru: BASE students have secured top ranks in the National Standard Examination (stage 1 of International Science Olympiad). "The students have achieved the 1st rank in biology, physics, astronomy and the 2nd rank in chemistry in the National Standards Examination Science Olympiads in the state. They have also secured 5 out of 35 ranks in maths. Overall BASE has 27 qualifications for the 2nd round of Olympiads," said BASE in a media release.

Bengaluru: Taking a step ahead in dealing with waste management issues in Bengaluru, Seshadripuram First Grade College under its Community Engagement Cell ‘Samhita’ held ‘Recyclathon’, a mega event on E-waste awareness at its campus.

Bengaluru: Amidst the confusion over gold medals at the University, Venkatesh, a student of APS College was the cynosure of all. A visually challenged, Venkatesh, a native of Talagunda village in Kolar district, won the gold medal in BA (music). Venkatesh had secured distinction in second PU too.

Bengaluru: It was a momentous day for tens of students who won gold medals at the 52nd convocation of Bangalore University, held on Friday. But their joy was short-lived. For, majority of gold medal winners were given only certificates sans gold medals. Reason? The University does not have sufficient money to award gold medals!

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