Prohibited Words are not Enough for Persons with Disabilities

The measure has been taken in accordance with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities The use of the words “Disabled” in English and “Vikalang” in Hindi has been prohibited by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. This measure is taken […]

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Sports in India Still has a Long way to go

“The importance of a public-private ownership pattern is necessary to further boost the sports industry in India”, say experts. The talk at the inaugural session of Pillai Group’s Executive Sports Management course brought out many issues in sports that are yet to be addressed.  In association with the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and […]

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Political parties Turn to Social Media

Twitter, WhatsApp and Facebook are the new vehicles of elections methods. With the Election Commission of India (EC) setting the limit for election expenditure of political parties at 70 lacs and the Karnataka High Court (HC) decisive ban on the outdoor advertisement, major political parties in Bengaluru has taken an alternative route for election promotion. […]

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Scavengers Still Fighting For Help

Only 610 people have received the One Time Cash Assistance since 2013 Only 35 percent of the total number of manual scavengers in Karnataka has received the One Time Cash Assistance (OTCA) of Rs. 40,000 under the Prohibition of Employment and Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers Act, 2013, according to reports from National Safai Karamcharis Finance […]

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Bangalore’s Green Cover Vanishes

BMRCL’s actions towards compensatory plantation of metro corridors is largely responsible for such decrease By Ayanti Bera Bengaluru, Nov. 23, 2018. According to a report published in the Journal of Environmental Management by scientists from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore, the green cover of the city […]

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