Shopkeepers suffer; Road construction blocks road

Shopkeepers on Avenue road witness fewer customers due to road construction. Bengaluru: Just when the shopkeepers on Avenue Road were witnessing an increase in sales after the lockdown, the road construction work has again hit their sales.   Shopkeepers are suffering losses as the 970 metre road is closed on both sides. Pavan Kalyan, the site […]

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Covid-19 fear: Thalassemia patients can’t get blood

Voluntary blood donation in Bengaluru has decreased drastically resulting in blood banks seeking replacement donors. Bengaluru: For those suffering from thalassemia—a blood disorder wherein the body doesn’t synthesis enough hemoglobin, decreasing the blood’s ability to carry oxygen—getting consistent access to blood is vital. Patients require an average of one bag of blood every 15 days, […]

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Big restaurants thrive while small ones struggle

The large-scale restaurants and cafes are recovering economically after the lockdown but small-scale restaurants and tiffin centers are still financially struggling. Bengaluru-:   The empty chairs at Annapoorneshwari Tiffin center, a small eatery on Cottonpet Main road wait for diners in vain. The place used to witness 50-60 people in a day, but hardly anyone turns […]

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Covid fear keeps ILI patients out of hospital

The number of ILI patients in Rajeev Gandhi Institute Of Chest Diseases has decreased by 23.21% in January 2021 as compared to same time last year. Bengaluru-: The number of people with Influenza-like illnesses (ILI) going to hospitals for treatment has decreased since last year. In January 2020, 325 patients were admitted for ILI at Rajeev […]

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Prepaid auto drivers at Cuttack station lose money

Income of prepaid service auto drivers at Cuttack Railway Station has been affected as most trains are cancelled due to the pandemic. Cuttack: Auto drivers of Cuttack railway station’s prepaid service are facing financial losses. Their income has been affected as most passenger trains have been cancelled due to the pandemic. . Sangram Singh, a […]

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Business suffers due to Cuttack Baliyatra cancellation

One of  Asia’s largest fair, Baliyatra  gets cancelled in Cuttack this year due to Covid-19, income and employment is affected. Cuttack -: The cancellation of the Baliyatra has affected  the earning and brand advertising of various business owners. The Cuttack administration has decided to cancel Baliyatra in the city this year due to the pandemic. […]

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Covid-19 hampers child labour rescue drive

The pandemic has made it difficult to rescue working children in Cuttack district. Cuttack, Odisha: Authorities in Cuttack district have been unable to conduct child labour rescue drive since June this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  Banamali Mohapatra, District Labour Officer said, “This year between June and October only three children could  be rescued […]

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