Education
Jun 04 2009
ADMISSION TIME
Priyanjali Ghose
Are your SSLC or PUC results out and you are not happy with the performance? Or are you confused about career options?
May 24 2009
Blog: Volunteer Diary
Different language, faith(religion), caste. Similar socio-economic background, residential neighbourhood, age and school. Do they divide or unite? Fortunately the latter in most cases I have encountered over several years of teaching and counselling...
May 14 2009
Blog: Volunteer Diary
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May 01 2009
A IS FOR ABSENT
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Krishna Merchant and Anirban Sen
The Karnataka education ministry never fires chronically absent teachers in the state, despite 10 instances of teachers on unauthorised leave, for more than two years. An investigative report by students of IIJNM, Bangalore.
Mar 16 2009
ANNUAL QUIZ FEST
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News Desk
The exclusive quiz club of RV College of Engineering, one of the first of its kind, is all set to conduct the eleventh edition of its annual quiz fest- Under The Peepal Tree 2009, the biggest quiz fest in the country.
Feb 13 2009
CHILDREN'S LIBRARIES
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Reshmi Chakraborty
Libraries for children are coming up across Bangalore. Most offer not just books, CDs and toys but also a host of activities and experiences.
Feb 08 2009
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Most of us agree that our tree cover is depleting alarmingly, and we cluck about it....but St Mark's School has done something...er...concrete, to choose an inappropriate word! They have planted 9 badam trees in front of their school in J P...
Jan 27 2009
Blog: Deepa's jottings
One  sight that can be seen frequently in the mornings is that of different people reading the morning newspaper. It's a habit deeply ingrained in our culture, and no matter which newspaper it may be...our mornings are not complete without...
Jan 21 2009
VOLUNTEER AT SCHOOL
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Pushpa Achanta
Experiences and questions from a volunteer at the Government Kannada Model Primary School, Pottery Town.
Jan 20 2009
Blog: Campus Diem
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You would have loved to grow up in the pleasant, perfect, considerably privileged locality of I Block, Jayanagar. The streets were clean, sidewalks smooth, roads neatly planned and regularly tarred: Not a single game of...
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Nov 24 2008
IN CHANDRAYAAN'S BACKYARD
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Supriya Khandekar
Yes, we've been over the moon lately. But are Bangaloreans taking advantage of the city's premier science institutions? Here's a checklist.
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Nov 15 2008
PROMOTING READING
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Janaki Badrinath
This Children’s Day saw the launch of a unique library to promote healthy and effective reading habits among the children of south Bangalore.
Sep 29 2008
WORLDS APART
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Supriya Khandekar
Just 17 kms away from Bangalore’s southwestern suburbs is a world where women die during childbirth and parents pull girls out of school just as they used to do decades ago.
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Sep 22 2008
CSR ACTIVITIES IN EDUCATION
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Sattva ezine
Although the CSR activities of Infosys and AOL might vary in terms of the magnitude of initiatives and the amount of funds raised, there are few common threads that connect all the perspectives of CSR with each other; the dedication to serve society being the most important of them.
Sep 05 2008
SGBS TRUST
Anantraman S
Free vocational training for the poor from Unnati.
Sep 05 2008
POPULAR CRUCIBLE QUIZ
Deepa Mohan
The best of corporate brains from Bangalore battled it out for top honours at the immensely popular Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz in the city.
Aug 12 2008
Blog: Business Minds
I came aross a couple of interesting places for hanging out and recreation - active canvas and Doodleden. I have happily added these to my list of interesting places in Bangalore. Both are similar in theme but one targets adults...
Jul 31 2008
ADMISSIONS 2009
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Meera Iyer
Many of Bangalore's schools now offer national and international boards of education in addition to the state board, with innovation around the curricula. How do parents and students choose?
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Jul 24 2008
THEATRE
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Vikram Rai
Version One dot Oh, an amateur theatre group is all set to stage the Vijay Tendulkar classic 'Silence! The Court is in Session' this weekend.
Jul 15 2008
AMBEDKAR COMPUTER CENTRE
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Harish Singh, Senthil Sundaram
Residents at Sudarshan Layout took the initiative to setup a community computer centre, with the help of volunteers from AID and Stree Jagrithi Samithi.
Jun 06 2008
CASUALTY OF ROAD WIDENING
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Supriya Khandekar
A government school operates out of a car shed, as authorities demolished its building in a road widening drive. A year later, the road is neither widened nor is the school relocated to another premises.
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Apr 24 2008
EDUCATION
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Padmalatha Ravi
NGOs and corporate foundations in the city have adopted government schools to help improve their quality of education. Children at these schools are benefiting.
Feb 25 2008
SPORTS
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Rochelle D'Silva
Two new badminton courts, including one dedicated for coaching recently opened at the Mahila Seva Samaja School Campus on K R road in Basavanagudi. Prakash Padukone inaugurated the facility.
Oct 01 2007
EDUCATION OF THE UNDERPRIVILEGED
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Balaji Kutty
Balaji Kutty shares his experience of working with government school students who battle again great odds to progress in life.
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