Industry Linkage Cell opened in Bangalore to provide skilled youth to industries

The state government on Thursday opened an Industry Linkage Cell (ILC) to build on industry-government collaboration and facilitate better employment opportunities for skilled youth. ILC aims to improve the overall quality and relevance of the skill ecosystem, said CN Ashwath Narayan, the state’s IT/BT and skill development minister, at the Industry Connect Conclave here, during … Read more

Rs 500 crore to repair rain-damaged roads and bridges: Karnataka CM

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday said Rs 500 crore will be released for repair of roads and bridges damaged due to incessant rains and floods in various parts of the state and directions have been issued for immediate disbursement of compensation for those whose houses . have been damaged. Rs 500 crore will … Read more

Road safety: Experts, corporates begin testing for ‘Safe School Zones’ in 5 cities

“Slow Down-School Forward”, reads a sign outside a top private school in Bengaluru, which has designated the area outside its campus as ‘safe school zones’ to ensure road safety for children and improve pedestrian access. Changed in. St. Joseph’s High School in Bengaluru is one of the few schools in five cities in the country … Read more

Bengaluru’s ‘Alpine Girl’ walks to 50 high-altitude lakes in Kashmir

Battling arthritis, a Bengaluru woman earned the title of ‘Alpine Girl’ within a span of four months by trekking 50 high-altitude lakes in Kashmir at an altitude of about 10,000 feet above sea level. Possibly the first woman to visit these high-altitude lakes, Namrata Nandish, who lives in the Bellandur region of Bengaluru, started at … Read more