BBMP construction halts morning run for essentials

The (in)-famous traffic of Bangalore continues during the morning hours before the curfew starts. This has become an inconvenience for some. Bangalore: The stretch of road between the Nagawara traffic signal till Ashwathnagar is the most difficult to navigate mainly because of the white topping work done on one half of the road, said Syed […]

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Lack of SOPs make snake catching difficult

The absence of proper guidelines on catching snakes opens up the field for unprofessional snake catchers.  Bangalore: Many wildlife rescuers say that lack of awareness and absence of helpline numbers has led to an increase in the number of snakebite cases in Karnataka. Even though the World Health Organization recognizes snakebites as an important public […]

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Storytelling moves past borders

As oral storytelling events in Bangalore have moved online during the pandemic, they are bringing together storytellers and audiences from all over the country.  Bengaluru: Shift to online events has helped oral storytelling events to reach more people. Events which would otherwise have been local meetups, are bringing together people from all over the country, according […]

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Lockdown drives down mango demand; farmers fear losses

Drop in demand and increase in prices have left mango farmers struggling.  Ramanagara: Farmers in the district are finding it difficult to harvest mangoes that are left rotting in farms due to lockdown restrictions. Small scale farmers in Ramanagara district,the second-largest mango producer in Karnataka after Kolar district, are looking at huge losses, as restrictions […]

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Nagarathpet case: BMTC drivers mistaken for BBMP Officials, sent notice

The incident came into light when a video of two officials beating up a boy for not taking the COVID-19 test went viral on Monday.  Bengaluru: The officials seen in the viral video of a boy being beaten up and forced to take a Covid-19 test are not Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) officials, but […]

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Karnataka High Court returns online

Parakh Sinha|24th May 2021 High Court opens to virtual hearings exclusively after summer vacations, SOPs in place by the Registrar General to curtail COVID-19 spread in the judiciary. Bengaluru: Advocates will no longer be allowed to enter the Principal Bench of Karnataka High Court (Bangalore) complex, unless there is a specific order of the court […]

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Residential property sales go down as pandemic strikes

The sale of residential properties in Bengaluru decreased by 50.96 percent  from 2019 to 2020. Swati Sagarika Rout | 19:34 IST   22nd April,2021 Bengaluru-:  The sale of residential units in Bengaluru has gone down amid a surge in Covid-19 cases. One of the major reasons for decrease in sales and rentals of the residential units […]

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