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How this Sahitya Akademi Award-winning poet and Govt School Headmaster in rural Karnataka has transformed the face of a tiny school

Veeranna Madiwalar, a Headmaster and a Sahitya Akademi Award-winning poet, speaks about how he has transformed a government school on nothing but sheer grit and Facebook activism

Published on 19th October 2020
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Karnataka teacher who allegedly contracted COVID after conducting Vidyagama classes dies due to heart attack

Padmakshi and her husband Shashikanth have been working at the Jawaharlal Nehru Makki Aided High School and DJ Higher Primary Aided school respectively

Published on 16th October 2020
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Through her book collection drive, Uma Mahadevan Dasgupta hopes to populate the children's section in rural libraries

Rashmi Patil speaks to Uma Mahadevan Dasgupta, Principal Secretary, RDPR, about the book collection drive she's initiated to develop the children's section in the rural libraries across Karnataka 

Published on 12th October 2020
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Here's how these three engineering graduates developed a 'talking lamp' to help the visually impaired study better

Trestle Lab's device, Kibo, has been developed especially for the visually impaired to read printed text in 12 Indian languages. We talk to the Akshita Sachdeva to find out more

Published on 4th October 2020
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Meet Yakub Koyyur, a Karnataka Government School Teacher whose Maths lab is powering the dreams of rural students  

Visual models can make the difference between mugging up the answer to a problem and understanding how it actually works. Yakub Koyyur, who has set up a revolutionary Maths Lab in a government school

Published on 4th October 2020
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RIP SPB: Why the legendary singer’s passing marks the end of a musical era in Indian cinema

If one had to close their eyes and pick a chartbuster from the 70s and 80s, there was no way that one would land on any song that didn’t have an Ilayaraja-SPB combo

Published on 25th September 2020
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How Shilpa Mudbi is reviving the folk music of the Jogathis using the power of a good live stream 

Shilpa Mudbi Kothakota who has been performing the folk music of Jogathis across Karnataka speaks about her initiative, Urban Folk Project and what she plans to do in Kalaburgi for the community

Published on 25th September 2020
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Why Pavan Srinath's public policy podcasts are the governance rundown we really needed 

Pavan Srinath is a bilingual podcaster with over ten years of experience communicating to India's youth about public policy, urban governance, current affairs and everything in between

Published on 23rd September 2020
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IIT Madras faculty develop AI models to process text in 11 Indian regional languages  

This is a unique attempt in Academia to develop and publicly release such large scale multilingual AI models containing millions of parameters trained on billions of tokens from Indian languages

Published on 22nd September 2020
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Should examiners be subjected to the same scrutiny as examinees?

Did you hear about the chaotic results of the Karnataka SSLC results declared recently? Monteiro wonders about this in the context of evaluators who are in agitation mode over issues

Published on 19th September 2020
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We suspect drug network luring students of high-profile schools: Karnataka Education Minister

The Anti-Narcotics Wing of the CCB issued a notice to Lankesh regarding his statements on media channels over the consumption of drugs in the Kannada film industry and asked him to share information

Published on 8th September 2020
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Here's how the Gubbachi Learning Community is empowering kids of migrant workers in Bengaluru

Transforming the life of migrant labourers' children is the only motto of Gubbachi Learning Community and that is what they have been doing in Bengaluru for more than five years 

Published on 6th September 2020
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This app built by IIT Kharagpur alumni can help you make digital transactions in your language

Sachin Jaiswal, Co-founder of the Niki app speaks about the story behind developing the app that was initially funded by Ronnie Screwvala and Ratan Tata

Published on 6th September 2020
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Here's everything you need to know about Kerala's online publishing platform for English writers

The founders of the Reading Room Co explain why a publishing they set up a platform for regional writers and why it was the need of the hour

Published on 19th August 2020
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How the Buguri Community Library is helping kids from disadvantaged backgrounds read during the lockdown

A library for kids during the lockdown? Yes, you heard that right. Lakshmi Karunakaran of the Buguri Community Library tells us how they used technology to read out books for kids to keep them engaged

Published on 23rd August 2020

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