Plastic ban Affects Markets and Customers.

Plastic bags are still being sold illegally in Bangalore. Bangalore, Nov. 20, 2018. After the plastic ban,  paper and cloth bags  manufacturers are seeing profit in Bangalore. But, as paper bags are costly, the supermarkets are rising their prices. Uma Ravi, who  goes to supermarkets regularly, “I will anyways not support plastic, because they are harmful, […]

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Farmers Seek a Solution from the Chief Minister

After yesterday’s protest, the farmers meet the Chief Minister (CM). Farmers today from various districts of Karnataka spoke to CM HD Kumaraswamy, to find a solution for the ongoing sugarcane problem. More than 100 farmers had come from various districts. The meeting was held at Vidhana Soudha. Kumaraswamy has told the farmers that he will […]

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Karnataka Government Helps Hemophilia Patients

Karnataka government provides hemophiliacs with the injections that they need at no cost – saving them money. Hemophilia patients spend between Rs 5,000 to Rs 1.5 lakhs for their treatment of hemophilia. Karnataka, under its scheme Free Treatment facilities to Identified Diseases, have started giving free drugs to the hemophilia patients since the past two […]

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African Students Face Visa Issues and Racism

Bangalore, Sept. 27, 2018: African students in Bangalore face issues of racism to a larger extent than in other locations in India and get repeatedly arrested for not renewing their visa on time. Why do they face such issues? The association of African Students member David Amum said “The best answer to such question can […]

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Leprosy Hospital Doesn’t Provide Washroom Facilities for its Outpatients

Bangalore, Sept. 6, 2018: Leprosy hospital near Krantivira Sangoli Rayana Metro Station doesn’t allow their outpatients to use the washroom. When asked by the patients, “Where is the washroom?”, they say, “Toilet Illa” (No Washroom). Lakshmi, the cleaning person working at the hospital said doctors have told them not to open the washroom. When outpatients […]

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No Reduction in Electricity Bills even after the replacement of Street Lights to LEDs

Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has replaced around 57,000 street lights to LEDs, according to Govindaya, Executive Engineer Electrical. The bill’s amount still remains the same. Bengaluru, Aug. 21, 2018: 57,000 street lights out of 4,85,000 have been replaced with LED lights instead of Sodium Vapour lamp lights as Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) records. In […]

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