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People buy vegetables at a market in Lucknow as usual despite the lockdown (Pic: PTI)

COVID-19: India records 28,637 fresh cases, total tally almost at 8.5 lakh. Over 550 deaths in a day

The number of recoveries stands at 5,34,620, while there are 2,92,258 active cases of coronavirus infection at present in the country

Published on 12th July 2020
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Meet 22-year-old Prathap from Mandya, who has built over 600 drones, and is known as the Drone Scientist

We talk to Prathap NM from Mandya, popularly known as the Drone Scientist of India. He talks about his journey so far and the instances when his drones helped people in dire need
 

Published on 23rd December 2019
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SC refuses to hear plea on deferment of school fees, asks parents to approach HC

The plea also sought that the Centre and all states be asked to direct the private unaided/aided schools to only charge the proportionate fees based on actual expenditure

Published on 10th July 2020
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Karnataka PU English exam results to be announced on July 20

The minister said that he was loaded with phone calls from students asking when the government is likely to declare their results. around 5.59 lakh students wrote the exam in over 1,000 centres

Published on 9th July 2020
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Hailing from the famed Siddi tribe, why young runner Shweta already wants to be a coach

What does it mean to be a women coach for athletes in India? Shweta Siddi, a middle-distance runner is training to become a coach at Bridges of Sports Centre in Mundgod 

Published on 9th July 2020
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K'taka panel recommends pre-recorded classes for children aged three and above

Recommendations for students in high school between 6-8 classes include 30-45 minute online class per session and three sessions a day and five days a week

Published on 8th July 2020
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India's COVID-19 tally crosses 7 lakh-mark with 22,252 fresh cases, toll rises to 20,160 

With this, the country has recorded over 20,000 cases of the infection for the fifth consecutive day. India's coronavirus infection caseload stands at 7,19,665, the ministry's data shows

Published on 7th July 2020
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Welcome to reason: Should universities follow a uniform syllabus and copy from each other?

According to recent media reports, the state government’s move to introduce a common syllabus for all degree and postgraduate courses offered in state-run universities is being debated intensely

Published on 6th July 2020
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Mysuru start-up Econut is making coconut water cool again while getting the farmers their due 

The coconut water kiosks you see at leading IT parks in Bengaluru have been set up by Econut Coconut Producer Company, who procures coconuts from farmers directly, cutting out the middle men

Published on 6th July 2020
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This visually-impaired person's campaign pushed Google to include Kannada on their text-to-speech software

Siddhalingeshwar Ingalgi, who works as a second division assistant in the Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department, started this campaign in April 2017 and it was finally opened to the public in

Published on 3rd July 2020
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In highest single-day spike, nearly 23k test positive for COVID and death toll rises to 18,655

India's COVID-19 tally climbed to 6,48,315 on Saturday, while the death toll rose to 18,655 with 442 new fatalities, according to the Union Health Ministry data

Published on 4th July 2020
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How Sudha Muttal overcame caste discrimination to deliver 5000 stage performances before she turned 30

At 29, Sudha Muttal has managed to deliver over 5000 performances and is changing the lives of young Dalit women in her village in rural Karnataka using the power of theatre

Published on 3rd July 2020
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With aim to retire as head constable, 55-year-old cop writes Karnataka's Class 10 SSLC exam

The SSLC board exams are being held across the state since June 25 as per the lockdown guidelines, which makes wearing mask and maintaining social distancing mandatory

Published on 3rd July 2020
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Worst one-day spike of 20,903 takes the corona tally in India to 6.25 Lakh, death count to 18,213

With a spike of 6,328 cases, Maharashtra remained the worst pandemic hit state in the country. The state has a total of 1,86,626 cases, including 8,178 deaths

Published on 3rd July 2020
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This school in Karnataka has pyramids instead of buildings. And they're 'positively' great for village kids

The Paranga Charitable Trust's Paranga Vidya Kendra provides free and quality education to rural kids by conducting classes in pyramid-shaped classrooms. These classrooms are located near Magadi 

Published on 1st July 2020

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