Freelancers cashing in on rupee depreciation

India freelancers earning in USD are seeing an increase in their income with the weakening of the Rupee by 11 percent in 2022. The rupee’s depreciation against the dollar throughout 2022 has been an unexpected bonus for freelancers. “I received about USD 1100 monthly, which at the beginning of 2022 was around Rs. 82,000 and […]

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Bengaluru’s NPOs ignorant of Social Stock Exchange

Non-Profit Organizations in Bengaluru are underwhelmed about the new medium of raising funds for their social activities through the social stock exchange. Most Non-Profit Organizations (NPOs) in Bengaluru show little enthusiasm for the Social Stock Exchange (SSE) about to be setup by the Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI). The NPOs say they are unaware […]

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Women’s unemployment spikes up by 340 percent

Unemployment in Karnataka has increased by 2.6 times due to the increase in the women’s unemployment rate. The female unemployment rate in Karnataka has increased by 342 percent, which ultimately drove up the overall unemployment rate in the state by 2.6 times. This increase is indicated in the data by the Centre for Monitoring Indian […]

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Inappropriate medication – a cause for concern among the elderly

With the majority of the elderly population in the state taking unnecessary medications, polypharmacy constitutes a severe health risk. Polypharmacy poses an increased health risk among Karnataka’s elderly population as 84 percent of them practice it in the state. Experts say that this practice might potentially lead to harmful drug interaction and cognitive impairment among […]

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Chickens brace for impact as heat waves increases

Poultry farmers in Karnataka worry of fall in production due to increasing temperature in the state. Poultry farming in Karnataka is expected to come under severe pressure with a predicted increase in heat waves in the state. Studies indicate, and poultry farmers agree that any temperature above 30 degrees Celsius increases the mortality rate among […]

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Protein supplements: health risk to amateur sports persons

Lack of awareness towards protein supplements presents a health risk to amateur sports persons. The lack of proper guidance for the consumption of protein supplements by sportspersons is causing severe health problems. Studies show that less than 50 percent of people are aware of the constituents of a protein supplement. A study published in the […]

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Silver Jubilee Park remains out of reach for visitors

While countless commuters access the Silver Jubilee Park road, the park it is named after remains inaccessible. The Silver Jubilee Park in Dodpete has poor maintenance and the sewage pipeline’s renovation waste is dumped in the park. Cement pipes, concrete slabs, and other construction debris are dumped in different areas of the park. Visitors avoid […]

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