Bengaluru: In a unique experiment, students of Lisaa School of Design created "magnetic fields" on their campus. Though a magnetic field is a scientific concept, students presented the fields through art and surrealism.  The aim of this innovative workshop was to develop a story in one of the fields of applied arts: fashion, graphic design and space design etc. Students were judged based on the theme developed around "Magnetic Fields". One of the students, Rahul, designed a concept-destiny around the theme. 

Bengaluru: The CBSE has decided to setup four more exam centres in the state due to a huge spike in student registrations. As per the original notification, students could write the exam in Bengaluru, Mangaluru, Belagavi and Kalaburagi. But now, the CBSE has decided to open examination centres in Mysuru, Udupi, Davanagere and Hubbali as well. According to CBSE officials, 11,35,104 candidates have registered for NEET-2017 against 8,02,594 candidates for NEET- 2016. The rise in numbers forced the CBSE to increase the centres.

Belagavi: One day, when 12-year-old Tulasi Miryal was stopped from going to school and asked to learn household work by her parents, Vishwanath and Pentamma Niral, as she would be married off soon, Tulasi accepted the order meekly and did as told. Hailing from Belagavi, the news didn’t come as a shock to her. Tulasi comes from Sudugadu Siddhara community, where child marriages are rampant. Watch Video:

Bengaluru: Anganwadi workers called off their four-day protest on Thursday after Chief Minister Siddaramaiah assured to meet Anganwadi Workers' Association President, Varalakshmi, on April 10 to discuss their demands. The breakthrough came after Siddaramaiah met with Varalakshmi on Wednesday. Varalakshmi said, "We met the CM and Umashree today. They have assured to meet us on April 10 to discuss our demand to increase salaries. I hope CM Siddaramaiah will not fail in his promises."

Bengaluru: The protest by anganwadi workers has entered day four on Thursday. Yet, their plight has not moved Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in considering their demands.

Bengaluru: Students of AIMS Institute of Higher Education took to the streets to create awareness about the need to save water in the city on the occasion of World Water Day on Wednesday. This year's theme, "Why waste water?" is about reducing and reusing wastewater.  

Bengaluru: Over 10,000 anganwadi workers braved the night heat and slept on an empty stomach on the road, while rest of the Bengaluru had a comfortable night on Monday.

Bengaluru: As many as 2,500 students participated in PES University’s 15th inter collegiate science and technology fest, ‘EPSILON 2017’. Shanthi Swaroop Bhatnagar awardee, Dr. Madan Rao, Professor at National Centre for Biological Sciences, TIFR, inaugurated the programme.  Students from 35 colleges of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu participated in the mega event. The mission of EPSILON 2017 is to create a platform, where students can express their scientific acumen in a creative manner. Seven main events were designed with this mission in mind.

Raichur: Even as last year's second PU question paper leak scam is still green in the minds of people, yet another incident of irregularity during this year’s second PU exam has been reported from Manvi in Raichur district. On Monday, front page of the accountancy question paper was circulated on WhatsApp after the exam began at 10.30 am. A lecturer is said to have circulated the paper.

Bengaluru: Colours define Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat. But surprisingly, it has warned students from playing with colours on holi. Yes, you read it right! Holi – the festival of colours – is celebrated across the nation tomorrow (March 12). But Parishat Principal has banned students from celebrating holi. “We will not allow students to play holi inside the campus,” said principal Tejendra Singh Banoi.

Bengaluru: Musical performances, fashion show and a host of other programmes marked the valedictory of two-day business extravaganza, Vaniya Darpan at AIMS Institute of Higher Education on Wednesday. Thousands of students from various colleges showcased their talent at the fest that included Brand Wagon (product launch), The Mask (face painting), Silver Screen (shortfilm), Ink art (tattoo designing), Step up (solo & group dance) & Corporate runway (fashion show).

Bengaluru: The first day of II PU exams went off without a hiccup. Over 1.5-lk students sat for biology and history exams at 998 centres across the state. Students said they found both the papers easy. Shobita, II PU science student said she expected to score 60 marks out of 70. "I have done good in my practical exam also. Our next paper is maths and we have four days to revise the syllabus," she said Prashanth, another science student, also found the biology paper to be easy.

Bengaluru: As many 4lakh students are set to appear for the CBSE Class 10, Class 12 and II PU board examinations which will start from Thursday. For the CBSE, it’s business as usual. Officials said there were no new changes in exam rules, and that they would monitor the developments closely. But the state PU board will be on trial in the next few weeks. Following last year’s exam fiasco, during which the question paper was leaked twice, the board initiated big changes in the exam pattern. One of the changes is assigning random exam centres.

Bengaluru: Young Sailesh Singhal is on cloud nine. The 20-year-old B.Sc student from St Joseph's College in Bengaluru has been nominated by the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to attend the Y20 summit in Germany in June 2017. Y20 is the youth summit of the G20. The gathering gives a platform for young people to air their concerns and provide possible solutions to pressing problems.

Bengaluru: There could be a delay in evaluation of second PU answer scripts this year too as pre-university lecturers have threatened to boycott evaluation if the government fails to set right their pay parity. They want their pay scale to be on par with degree college lecturers. It is learnt that talks between Primary and Secondar Education Minister Tanvir Sait and office-bearers of Karnataka PU Lecturers' Association – on Friday – have failed to yield any results.


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