Abortion kits sold illegally in city

A doctor’s prescription is required by law to purchase an abortion kit. Bangalore, April 13, 2018:  Abortion kits are being sold illegally without a doctor’s prescription in many pharmacies across the city risking improper usage and related health complications. For instance, the unwanted-kit, which is used for abortion by women who are eight weeks pregnant […]

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Air Conditioner suppliers expect increase in sales this summer

With soaring temperatures in the city, the demand for air conditioners is likely to increase Bangalore, Apr 08, 2018:  Air conditioner dealers, like Croma, Reliance Digital and other local vendors, are expecting a growth in sales this year on account of reports which project a rise in average temperature to 40 degrees this summer. Even […]

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Benniganahalli Lake becomes a health hazard

The constant dumping of garbage and subsequent burning near the lake has irked the residents in the area. Bangalore, March 20, 2018: Residents in Purva Midtown Residencies in Dooravani Nagar lament as they struggle to find fresh air to breathe. Around 250 families living in the area complain about potential health hazards that might crop […]

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K’taka trekking operations disrupted

The recent forest fire in Theni, TN has put a dampener on the Bangalore Mountaineering Club (BMC)’s operations. Bangalore, 13th March 2018: The recent Karnataka ban on trekking, which came after the Theni forest fire in Tamil Nadu has resulted in Bangalore Mountaineering Club (BMC) to cancel a number of their treks. Clement Dominic, Operations […]

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“Nirmal Gram Puraskar” awarded to five village Panchayats in Honnali

Five village panchayats in Honnali taluk received Nirmal Gram Puraskar (award) for 100 per cent sanitation. The villages that won the award are—Kundur, Chilur, Sunkadakatte, Malligenahalli, and Kunkova. The Government of India had launched Nirmal Gram Puraskar in October 2003. The puraskar is an incentive to promote the Total Sanitation Campaign. The main objective of Nirmal Gram Puraskar is to […]

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East Bangalore sees rise in underage drivers

The number of cases has gone up by 50 per cent since 2016. Bangalore, November 22, 2017: Underage driving cases have increased in Halasuru, Indirangar, K R Puram, Frazer Town, Banasawadi, Shivajinagar and K G Halli. Munikrishnappa, Assistant sub inspector, Traffic Police East said that almost 20 minor driving cases are being reported every day.  Inspite of […]

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