Donations at Bengaluru’s skin bank return to pre-COVID levels

Despite an increase at the bank, the only skin bank in Bengaluru is unable to meet the existing demands of burn patients. Pragya Prasun who has been actively campaigning for skin banks for around a decade now recalls her own experience of needing skin donation at the time of her treatment. Being a burn victim, […]

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Economic growth, a priority for Gujarat election

Opposition political parties attacking Gujarat Model of BJP for campaign. Parties such as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP),  Indian National Congress (INC) and  Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) are focusing on the economic development of the state for the Gujarat elections. Anshul Avijit, national spokesperson of the INC said, “Our main agenda is economic development.” He added […]

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Most people with Marathi roots favour Karnataka in the border-dispute

The ongoing Karnataka-Maharashtra border dispute sees tightening of police security at the borders of the two states. The Marathi speaking community of Karnataka are not ready to merge with Maharashtra, yet, “My mother tongue is Marathi but I am loyal to Karnataka,” said chairperson of Karnataka Maratha Communities Development Corporation Ltd (KMCDC), Dr M G […]

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Beedi workers prefer to spend now than save

The workers who roll beedis in Bengaluru’s beedi colony are leaving the Employees’ Provident Funds Scheme. Beedi workers would rather not have 10 percent of their salary deducted for the  Employees’ Provident Funds Scheme (EPFO). They say that they get paid less than the minimum wage and a 10 percent cut would mean tightening their […]

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City Market Underpass made accessible

K R Market underpass is not used by citizens because it is not practical. Police are creating steps from the footpath to the entrance of the pedestrian underpass at at Krishna Rajendra Market (KR Market) today so that people are can use the underpass. Madhusudhan, Traffic Police Constable of City Market Traffic Police Station said, […]

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Above average rainfall hurts Orthopedic patients

India has received 3.4 percent more rainfall than average which leads to colder weather. Orthopaedic patients are consuming extra doses of painkillers during this cold weather due to the unusual rainfall in India. The national health portal of India said that 22 to 39 percent in India are orthopaedic patients. Dr.J Rajendra Kumar, Scientist of […]

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