After IT Jobs, it’s nose jobs for expats in city

What brings expats to the Silicon Valley of India? Not IT jobs. This time, Bangalore has seen a  rise in expats from Iran and Arab for Rhinoplasty surgeries, due to which the cosmetology industry witnessed a dramatic growth in the city. Bangalore, April 12, 2018: Bangalore witnessed a 30 per cent increase in the inflow […]

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Colleges turn a deaf ear to victims of sexual harassment

A student-initiative recorded 20 per cent higher cases of sexual harassment on campus that go un-reported by the internal complaints committee of colleges. Bangalore, April 11, 2018: A study conducted by Radio in Purse (RIP) a student initiative that collects stories of sexual harassment of students across colleges reported that 235 colleges do not have […]

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Dalits to celebrate “Social Justice Day” on Ambedkar Jayanti

The event comes after Supreme Court’s decision on the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989. Bangalore, April 11, 2018: To commemorate the 127th  birth anniversary of Dr. B.R Ambedkar, the Karnataka Rajya Dalita Sanghattane (KRDS) is all set to protest and celebrate the day as ‘Social Justice’ day. The KRDS […]

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KSP’s epigraphy course sees a 70% dip

Does the drop in admissions for the Kannada Sahitya Parishat courses speak about the growing disinterest among people towards courses in Kannada? Bangalore, April 9, 2018: The number of students applying for the epigraphy course curated by the Kannada Sahitya Parishat (KSP) witnessed a drop in admissions from 50 applicants last year to 13 this […]

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Day Zero looms closer for Bangalore

BWSSB president may assure that Bangalore will not be the next Cape Town, but several reports beg to differ Bangalore, March 22, 2018: Bangalore is running dry. The fast paced industrialization backed by the rapidly growing urban populace is quite literally guzzling its water resources at an exponential rate. Something along the same lines happened in the South […]

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Better than BJP in law and order says State Home Minister

Ramalinga Reddy says Karnataka crime rate of 5 per cent is better than BJP ruled states. Bangalore, March 15, 2018: With fingers being pointed at the law and order situation in the city due to the stabbing of the Lokayukta and Mohammad Haris’ assault on a businessman, home minister Ramalinga Reddy says the crime rate […]

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Bhayamukta Bengaluru launched to put a halt to Nalapad type attacks in the city.

A campaign for safe Bengaluru was launched to help people raise their voices against organised crimes and rowdyism in the city. Bangalore, March 1, 2018:  In a bid to ensure prevalence of proper law and order situation in the city and stringent action is taken against the offenders, Bhayamukta Bengaluru, a citizen movement by Bengaluru Nagarika […]

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Workplace harassment: Transgender persons harassed at workplace switch to begging

Educated transgender persons in the city unwillingly take up begging for livelihood after facing harassment and ill treatment at their workplace. Bangalore, January 23, 2018: Anjali (name changed), a trans woman, a B.Com degree holder, who stands at the MG Road signal for alms, once worked as an accountant at a BPO firm, her co-workers teased […]

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