Mixed reactions over Egyptian President’s visit next year

Expert says establishing trade relations might be a reason for the invitation. Bengaluru, Nov. 28: Indians of Egyptian descent in Bangalore have mixed views on the Egyptian president’s visit as the chief guest of Republic Day celebrations in 2023. Abdul Rahaman al- Hadad, a third generation Indian, of Egyptian descent  said, “We are happy that […]

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Mixed reactions over Egyptian President’s visit next year

Expert says establishing trade relations might be a reason for the invitation Indians of Egyptian descent in Bangalore have mixed views on the Egyptian president’s visit as the chief guest of Republic Day celebrations in 2023. Abdul Rahaman al-Hadad, a third-generation Indian, of Egyptian descent  said, “We are happy that he is coming and I […]

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Most cracker injury victims are bystanders

Bangalore’s eye hospitals receive many victims of firecracker incidents during Deepavali. Among 27 patients of fire cracker victims at Minto Ophthalmic Hospital, 16 were bystanders during the Deepavali festival that began on October 23, 2022. The hospital has 30 beds reserved for firecracker victims. Minto Ophthalmic Hospital is a government eye specialty hospital in Bangalore that […]

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Cox Town market vendors still have no permanent place

Vendors of the Cox Town market have been waiting for more than 20 years for a permanent marketplace. Meanwhile, they continue business in   roadside sheds. The Cox Town market complex that was constructed in 2020 on Madhavraya Mudaliar Road (MM road) still awaits opening and allotment of shops to vendors. After being temporarily shifted to […]

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Playgrounds shrinking in Bengaluru

Playgrounds across the city have been encroached and are poorly maintained, depriving citizens of open spaces. Playgrounds across the city are being encroached and are underdeveloped in many areas which deprive children and adults’ access to open spaces.  One such encroachment in the city is in Girinagar. In 2019, the Girinagar playground was taken over […]

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