B’luru College holds big Rajyotsava function despite govt advisory

Health minister Sudhakar gives it a miss A Karnataka Rajyotsava function was held at the SJB Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, despite a government advisory to postpone all social and cultural events in educational institutions for two months. The ban was imposed in view of the Covid-19 situation in the state. Education and Health Minister K Sudhakar was […]

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Law students, along with NSUI, protest against University’s authorities

Delay in academic year, uncertainty about exams and result among the major concerns of the students National Students’ Union of India (NSUI), along with the students of Karnataka State Law University staged a protest at Maurya Circle on Monday to express their discontent regarding issues affecting the student community. The protest started at around 11:30 […]

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Strong parasocial ties leave fans shattered after death of celebs

These demises are a personal loss to admirers Dhruv Yadav, a man in his late twenties, did not eat for three days after his favourite actor passed away. The sudden death of Puneeth Rajkumar caused him to feel empty from within. Yadav, who never met the actor, felt as if a loved one had departed. […]

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Girls graduate in tech in large numbers, but not many get jobs

Employers think males are more capable than them Despite graduating from engineering and technology colleges in large numbers, few girls get employment in them, say women professionals. Isha Doshi, an associate consultant from Mumbai, informed The Observer: “I don’t know the reason, but there is a trend I see; with each level of seniority, the […]

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Bengaluru colleges lack formal programmes to train teachers

We understand the need to have them: Authorities Colleges in Bengaluru lack relevant teacher training programs, but aren’t planning to incorporate them any time soon. Dr H. Prakash, principal of Maharani Arts, Commerce and Management College for Women, informed The Observer: “We don’t have a teacher training programme… However, we do offer our staff a […]

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