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Damodar Nayak

Meet karate teacher Damodar Nayak, who teaches kids self-defence without charging a dime

Damodar Nayak, who lives in Kachiguda, also organises public demonstrations by students so that their parents and others feel more confident about them and the martial art that they are pursuing 
 

Published on 11th December 2019
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How the BJP went from honouring Tipu's memory to clamouring for his ouster from textbooks in 8 years

Historians and educationists in Karnataka opine that the government should not interfere in academic perspectives and consider the report submitted by the Karnataka Text Book Society 

Published on 12th December 2019
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Ever heard of Ganjifa? Meet the people who are bringing this ancient card game back to life

Forget modern-day playing cards. Did you know that India had its own card games even during the rule of the Mughals and famous emperors of Mysuru? MJ Kamalakshi from KCP speaks about Ganjifa art

 

Published on 11th December 2019
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This lady from Mysuru can tell you how to use bottle gourds grown at your home 

Seema Prasad carves handicrafts from 48 varieties of native bottle gourd available in Mysuru, thus giving underprivileged women and school dropouts a steady source of incom

Published on 11th December 2019
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How the British Council ISA programme fosters the exchange of ideas between schools at an international level

This year, 105 schools from across six South Indian states – Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Kerala – earned the ISA (International School Award) recognition  

 

Published on 6th December 2019
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These children participated in the byelections in Karnataka. Here's how

The byelections that happened in 15 constituencies in Karnataka will decide the future of the government. BJP has to win at least six seats to prove their majority and save their government

Published on 5th December 2019
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Amit Nanda and his company Satattva are making a strong case for solar energy. Here's How

"Solar has a wide application in India — from deep in the jungle to the top of a mountain, it can be installed anywhere," says Amit Nanda

Published on 5th December 2019
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Ananya Moolmane's Equal Souls project is worth your support in the current times. Here's why

Eighth-grader Ananya Moolemane is working hard to reiterate the fact that every human being should be treated equally and with dignity

Published on 5th December 2019
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Tour de Yogi: Three youngsters are cycling from Kanyakumari to Kashmir to teach Isha Hatha Yoga in govt schools for free

Ajay Mani, Shivanga Solberg and Annie Liebman started their spiritual journey in September this year and hope to complete their mission in October 2020, after impacting as many children as possible

Published on 4th December 2019
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1 lakh anganwadi workers go on strike against govt decision to start kindergarten classes in govt schools

Over 1,00,000 anganwadi workers say that they will go on a long protest from December 10, 2019, if their demands are not fulfilled by the state government

Published on 2nd December 2019
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Want to discover Bengaluru's heritage? Then, carry Meera Iyer's Discovering Bengaluru and go for a walk 

Author Meera Iyer speaks about her book Discovering Bengaluru... and the research that went into writing it

Published on 30th November 2019
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This year, KSEEB will set question papers and conduct exams for class X students

The preparatory exams will start on February 17 and end on February 24

Published on 2nd December 2019
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Karnataka PU lecturers threaten to boycott evaluation if demands not fulfilled

The lecturers have placed 21 demands today, including increment in their salaries and gradual deduction of ex-gratia money from their salaries to the government and hope for a positive response

Published on 29th November 2019
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These profs from Udupi are teaching kids about solar eclipses. Here's why

Retired Professor A P Bhat and young lecturer Atul  Bhat from Poorna Prajna College in Udupi are on a journey to create awareness about the Annular Solar Eclipse which will occur on December 26, 2019

Published on 22nd November 2019
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Karnataka PU board to issue 44-page answer booklets to avoid misplacement of answer sheets

Last year, some of the answer sheets went missing and some were found with a different hand writing exposing malpractice 

Published on 28th November 2019

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