Consumers slam retailers over carry bag charges

Survey conducted by The Softcopy’ shows that nine out of ten consumers in Bengaluru are against paying a price for the eco-friendly carry bags that are provided by the retail marts. Neetu Saini After standing in a zigzag queue for hours at a retail mart in Vijayanagar, eagerly waiting for her turn, when Seema finally […]

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Women staff of Victoria Hospital in Trauma

City’s major hospital fails to provide any safety support system to its women staff. Neetu Saini Around 30 women working in the Trauma Care and Emergency Centre of Victoria Hospital have written letters to the Bangalore Medical College and Research Institution (BMCRI) administration, complaining against the misbehaviour of Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Madhusudan Ramdas. […]

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Bangalore: First City to train staff under Skill India

125 of 145 railway cleaning staff have received training under the Pradan Mantri Skill India Initiative in Bangalore. Neetu Saini Bangalore, Wednesday, November 20, 2019 Bangalore becomes the first city to train the railway cleaning staff under Pradhan Mantri Skill India Initiative. The Knight Frank India Ltd working with the Indian Railway Station Development Corporation […]

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Shortage of Child Rights Staff in Karnataka

Out of 12 vacancies only six child rights staffers have been recruited this year in Karnataka. By Neetu Saini With the increase in the number of child abuse cases, Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (KSCPCR) is facing shortage of staff which is affecting the proceedings of the cases ultimately causing delay in […]

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Shortage of Suchi kits in Government Schools

Karnataka government’s menstrual hygiene initiative is yet to attain its objective of providing free sanitary napkins to  girls at schools. Neetu Saini Schools in Mudhol have raised concerns about the shortage of Suchi kits provided to them by the Educational block. Out of the 13 packets of sanitary napkins each female student should be receiving […]

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BBMP to crack down on biomed waste from homes

Bangalore to soon make biomedical waste segregation at homes a compulsory practice, says Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Solid waste management department to assist biomed waste treatment plants in the city. By Neetu Saini Stepping up to crack down locals who dispose the domestic biomedical waste with the wet and dry wastes, the BBMP Solid […]

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Bangalore University Revaluation Results Soon

Bangalore University says it has stepped up the process of evaluating the revaluation papers. Neetu Saini Arts and commerce degree students waiting for their revaluation results from the Bangalore University might not have long to wait. The Bangalore University Examination Evaluation Department said that the results will be out soon. These results were supposed to […]

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BBMP Steps Up To Crackdown on Cattle Menace

BBMP Animal and Cattle control Wing will increase the number of cattle transporting vehicles and conduct daily rounds to impound cattle left by owners at KR Market and Kalasipalya bus stop. Neetu Saini   Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) animal and cattle control wing has decided to expand its budget and operating horizons by introducing […]

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