Festival of Ground Nuts at Malleshwaram

A four-day groundnut festival was held at the Kandu  Malleshwar Temple in Malleshwaram. By Sharathkumar Nair Bengaluru, Nov. 23, 2018. Kadalekai Parishe organized the annual groundnut fair today at Malleshwaram. The event was inaugurated by Mayor Gangambike Mallikarjun in presence of local MLA of Malleshwaram Dr. Ashwath Narayanan. The fair attracts ground nut lovers from […]

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Kannada Language Teaching Centres see a Surge in Students Enrollment

Kannada teaching centres in the city are witnessing an increase in the number of bank aspirants, doctors, software engineers, and dental students approaching them to learn Kannada. Bengaluru, Nov.  22, 2018 By Sharathkumar Nair Bengaluru, the cosmopolitan capital of Karnataka is witnessing the uprising of the Kannada language on a grand scale. State government and […]

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Old and Classic Titles Being Revived at Blossoms

Penguin Publishing Company has partnered with Blossoms Bookstore to organize a month-long book festival in Bangalore. The Penguin Classics Festival is being held at Blossoms Bookstore on Church Street. The month-long festival, which began on November 1, is an attempt by Penguin Publishing Company to ensure that readers get access to old and classic titles. […]

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Ban on Adult Content Websites Not Enough

In order to curb child rape cases, the Department of Telecommunications (DOT) has ordered all Internet Service Providers (ISP) to ban access to 827 websites hosting adult content.  The ban order was issued after Uttarakhand High Court directed the Government to ensure these websites are inaccessible, as they have an adverse influence on children’s minds. […]

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Viruses to Kill Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Antibiotic consumption among Indians has shot up by 103 percent leading to the evolution of superbug bacteria which cannot be treated by antibiotics Bengaluru, Nov. 20 2018 Antibiotic consumption among Indians has increased by 103 percent from 2000 to 2015, according to a study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the […]

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Dalit Sangharsh Samithi Opposes KPSC Directive, Stages Protests at KG Road

Mavalli Shankar led the protest at SBM Circle on KG road to protest against the Supreme Court’s directive to Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) to change the outline of reservations in direct recruitments. Bengaluru, Nov. 19, 2018 Dalit Sangharsh Samithi protested today to oppose the SC directive issued to KPSC.  A recent order from the […]

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Techies Depressed, Turning Suicidal in Silicon Valley of India

The number of suicide committed by techies in the city has gone up in the recent years. Stress, financial commitments, micro-management, and lack of job security are the few reasons that are driving techies to the edge. Bengaluru, Nov. 19, 2018: Bengaluru houses nearly 1.5 million employees who work in Information Technology (IT) or Information Technology […]

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Young Cabbies at an Increased Risk of Heart Attacks in Bengaluru.

A study done by the Jayadewa Institute shows that young (18 to 40 years old) taxi drivers are prone to heart problems. On one hand, cab aggregators like Ola and Uber are credited to create more job opportunities in the city for the youth, there is a big downside to this blessing. Any individual who […]

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