The cremation of Major Akshay Girish Kumar on 1st December, 2016 – witnessed huge crowds who came to pay their last respects to the martyr of the Nagrota terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir on 29th November, 2016.
As the All India Senior School Certificate Examination (AISSCE – Class 12 CBSE) results started trickling in from Saturday morning, the joy among students at schools that are part of The Hindu in School (THiS) programme was evident. Their aggregate percentage reflected the effort they had put in, and many said it was a huge confidence booster.
Mobile, safe, clean and green: Bengaluru may not be all of these. But that didn’t stop students from discussing these pillars of a smart city at The Times NIE Newsmaker Meet, held in association with Canara Bank, at the Rashtriya Military School in Bengaluru on Friday. Introduced to the concept by RK Misra, founder-director, Centre for Smart Cities, students got a perspective on how places are chosen for the Smart City Project, the challenges and why the IT City missed the bus. Speaking on the topic, Smart Cities: Is India Ready For It? Misra got students involved in the discussion from the start. Building on their concept of what a smart city is and why they are necessary, he pointed out that cities are economic growth engines and only they can generate the money needed to develop and support the rest of the country.
Rashtriya Military School (RMS), Bengaluru, emerged overall champion at the four-day ‘Inter-Rashtriya Military Schools Pentangular Meet’ hosted by RMS, Belagavi, from October 13 to 16, even as the proceedings culminated on a thrilling note.
Bangalore: St. Joseph’s Indian High School drubbed St. Joseph’s (Briand Square) 5-0 to emerge champions in the Samuel Jayarajan Memorial Hockey Tournament for seniors, conducted by the St. Germain Old Boys Association, here on Wednesday.