Kerala’s foster care scheme hindered by Covid-19

The number of people who come forward to take children for foster care from child care institutions in Kerala has decreased because of the pandemic. Kerala: On National Foster Care Day, the state is struggling to promote foster care.Fewer people are opting for taking in foster children during the pandemic so Kerala’s Child Care Institutions […]

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Kerala MBBS students despair at SC order on fee hike

The revised fee structure of Kerala’s self-financing medical colleges has only added to the concerns of students who enrolled in 2017. The next batches will be required to pay a hefty sum to the administrations. Kerala: The 2021 Supreme Court’s order to the State’s Admission and Fee Regulatory Committee to charge “non-exploitative and fair” fees […]

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Zoo’s beef with the new anti-cow slaughter bill

The new anti-cow slaughter law has left Bengaluru Bannerghatta National Park with no other option but to put animals on a chicken diet due to the non-availability of beef. Bengaluru:  The veterinarians of the Banarghetta zoo are worried about the side effects of this diet on wild animals if they are fed chicken for a […]

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Traffic cops set to recover the unpaid e-challans

The number of traffic violators has risen steadily with a majority of them not paying the fine. Police hope to recover money from to over 25 lakh unpaid e-challans. Written by Anjali Jayaraj December 03, 2020  Mumbai: Traffic e- challan fines of more than Rs 602 crore are unpaid across Maharashtra since 2016-17.  Data released […]

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Unemployment on the rise as gyms stay closed

The closure of fitness centres has left many unemployed and affected the livelihoods of a large number of families. Anjali Jayaraj | October 12, 2020 Mumbai: Gym owners and fitness enthusiasts are losing hope as Unlock 5 does not permit the reopening of gyms in Maharashtra. Gym trainers are waiting for the government’s decision on […]

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