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Okkuta for phased  introduction of English medium
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Okkuta for phased introduction of English medium

Mysuru: Seeking scientific and phased introduction of English medium in Government Primary Schools, Zilla Kayaka Samajagala Okkoota staged a demonstration in front of Mahatma Gandhi’s bust opposite the city Law Courts complex recently. Addressing the protestors, the Vedike President K.C. Puttasiddashetty, also a former MLC, urged the Government for a thorough study on the ways…

Call to NGOs, Associations to save Govt. Schools
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Call to NGOs, Associations to save Govt. Schools

Mysuru:  “In many places, Government-run schools are in a sorry state and in such a situation to see that the Gadichowka Government School has completed 100 years is really a healthy sign. However, it is very important to see that it will not follow other Government Schools, which are on the verge of closure and…

Sarkari Shaale
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Sarkari Shaale

In the now-showing Kannada movie ‘Sarkari Hiriya Pratamika Shaale, Kasargodu: Koduge Ramanna Rai’, Director Rishab Shetty narrates the condition of government Kannada schools. The movie, based on the Director’s real-life incident, narrates the story of a School Head Master who struggles to keep the school running against all odds. Like the reel-life Head Master, effectively…

Rat race, is it worth it?
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Rat race, is it worth it?

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Sometime back I had met a girl studying in 9th std. living nearby during summer holidays.  She had mentioned to me that she was interested in taking coaching for badminton and swimming. But later on I came to know she was busy the whole summer attending coaching classes…

Government School in Mysuru runs from a Railway Workshop
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Government School in Mysuru runs from a Railway Workshop

By M.B. Pavan Murthy Mysuru: Thanks to the efforts of Good Samaritans, hundreds of poor children are getting education in this Government School that does not have a building of its own. The Railway Workshop located on Manandawadi Road at Ashokapuram plays host to the decades-old Government School. The Railway Department, apart from letting a…

Train of Knowledge
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Train of Knowledge

While there are many who board trains to reach their schools, there are only a few who are actually studying sitting inside one. This Weekend Star Supplement narrates the story of a Government school in the nearby Nanjangud Taluk that has been painted to look like a Railway Station — complete with train, platform and…

Four boys escape from Government School for Deaf
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Four boys escape from Government School for Deaf

Mysuru: Four boys of the Government School for the Deaf have escaped from their school at Tilak Nagar in city. A complaint has been lodged by school Superintendent at Mandi Mohalla Police Station. In the complaint, authorities of the school that comes under the Department for Empowerment of Differently Abled and Senior Citizens have stated…

Govt. School runs from a dingy house since 9 years!
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Govt. School runs from a dingy house since 9 years!

By H.D. Ramesh Periyapatna: Students of a Government School at Periyapatna are being forced to study in a congested private building as it does not have a building of its own. And taking advantage of the recent summer vacation, the owner of the private building is asking the Education Department to vacate the building as…

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