E-portal yet to bear fruits for remote farmers

Lack of awareness about the online software Farmer Registration and Unified beneficiary Information System (FRUITS) makes it difficult for farmers to benefit from government schemes. Farmers in Devagere are unable to benefit from Karnataka government’s FRUITS online portal and mobile app as they are unaware of its existence. Basavaraj, a sericulture farmer from Devagere did […]

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Stray dogs catch infection as a side affect

Incompetency in surgery for animal birth control may kill the dogs from wound infection say the doctors. Experts say that there have been multiple complaints about stray dogs being released without their wounds having healed. The anti-rabies vaccination and birth control surgery causing infection in stray dogs is a concern for doctors. Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagar […]

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BMTC driver arrested by the Police

BMTC department will announce the compensation for the families of deceased after court’s order. Taverekere police arrested the Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) driver, who had allegedly hit two people on a scooter on Magadi Road on Tuesday. Police confirmed that the driver is in custody and the case will be investigated. Assistant sub inspector […]

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Bio-metric scanners at fair price shops not so fair

Fair Price Shops in Bengaluru are having technical issues with the bio metric fingerprint scanners. The bio metric scanners at fair price shops in Bengaluru are having technical issues like, finger recognition and connecting to the internet to work properly. Finger scanning and the ration cards are the only ways to get ration and issues […]

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EV charging stations on highways soon

The rollout of 140 stations will be delayed by two months which were supposed to be installed by January. BESCOM (Bangalore Electricity Supply company Limited is planning to set up Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations at toll plazas from Bangalore to Belgaum in the coming year. BESCOM is already in talks with the National Highway […]

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Pole restricts movement of school buses in Panathur- Varthur Road

Recently the traffic police reduced the height of a pole on the Panathur-Varthur road by two meters, now restricting the movement of school buses in the area The reduction of the height of the bracket pole by the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) traffic police to stop the movement of Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV) has also […]

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Online platforms give recognition to local authors

Panelists at Asia Pacific Literature Fest discussed how the online platforms have helped local authors. Online mediums have revolutionized the book industry and are giving recognition to young writers, publishers said at the inaugural Asia Pacific Literature Fest, which was hosted at the Alliance University on Monday. Book sales account for 10 percent of Amazon’s […]

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Bengaluru remains unaffected by the milk price hike

Amul and Mother Dairy increased product prices for the third time in October. Rising milk prices in the country have not affected the sale or consumption of milk and milk products in Bengaluru. “There is no change in the sales record of my store,” says Hemanth V, a Nandini outlet handler in Indiranagar. He added, […]

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