Three drug peddlers arrested in Bangalore

Two of the drug peddlers are from South Sudan;  arrested with 1.15 kg canabbis. Yumna Ahmed K.G Halli police station arrested three drug peddlers on Tuesday morning, among them two were from South Sudan. People arrested in drug peddling case have been sent to Central Jail, Bangalore for illegally peddling drugs. The investigation is still […]

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Mothers of Maski rely on nurses and midwives

Taluk government hospital in Maski does not have gynaecologists, paediatricians and other qualified doctors. By Yumna Ahmed Nurses in the government hospital of Maski taluk in Raichur district of Karnataka have to deliver babies and look after the pregnant ladies who come there, as there are no gynaecologists in the hospital. It gets difficult when […]

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Digital Education in government schools, still a dream

BBMP failed to implement project to digitalize government schools in Bangalore due to lack of funds. By Yumna Ahmed Roshni project which was initiated in September 2018 is still kept on hold due to lack of funds. It promotes digital education with laptops and projectors but first infrastructure needs to be improved, said BBMP official […]

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Lack of maintenance of public toilets force citizen to ‘go’ in Public

Maski grapples with open-defecation. No visible results despite complaints to the Gram Panchayat. Yumna Ahmed People of Maski village prefer open defecation as the public toilets lack maintenance and proper hygiene. Bande Nawaz, a local of Muraladinni Tanda in Maski, is still hoping for usable public toilets in their villages, so that hygiene can be […]

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Complementing each other: Trees and Transgenders

Yumna Ahmed The Chitrakala photo exhibition took up the theme of Trees and  transgenders for their exhibition this year, owing to the fact that the Indian society has been turing a deaf ear to the both of them since ages.   K.Venkatesh, the organizer of Chitrakala photo exhibition, said, “This is my 28th exhibition and […]

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Cyber crime around town, only one station lodging complaints

Though 50 to 60 cybercrime cases are reported every day in the city, victims of cybercrime have to go to the only cybercrime police station in Infantry Road to lodge a complaint. Yumna Ahmed There is one cybercrime station in Bangalore and officials say that there is a delay in solving cases due to shortage […]

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Bangalore: bicycle enthusiasts but no bicycle lanes

BBMP fails to keep promises of constructing new biking lanes in the cycling enthusiast neighbourhoods of the city. By Yumna Ahmed Lack of bicycle lanes in the city is forcing cycling enthusiasts to ride through traffic or give up cycling altogether. The government is focusing on installing new bicycle hubs called PBS (Public Bicycle System) […]

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