Shortage of Child Rights Staff in Karnataka

Out of 12 vacancies only six child rights staffers have been recruited this year in Karnataka. By Neetu Saini With the increase in the number of child abuse cases, Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (KSCPCR) is facing shortage of staff which is affecting the proceedings of the cases ultimately causing delay in […]

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City building being used as LPG warehouses

Fitness food startups operating from high-rise residential buildings are stocking up more than 30-40 full LPG cylinders in the outlets in Nagawara, HSR Layout, and Nandini Layout and risking many lives. Riya Sharma Outlets like Eat.fit in HSR Layout and Koramangala have stocked up cylinders containing more than 500 kilograms of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) […]

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Former Congress MLA Tanveer Sait is out of danger

By Sheikh Saquib Tanveer Sait, former minister and congress MLA, who was attacked by a man with a knife at a wedding ceremony in Mysuru on Sunday night, is now out of danger. He is still under observation at the Intensive Care Unit in Columbia Asia Hospital, Mysuru. The SoftCopy spoke to Farhan, assistant manager […]

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Factory stops operations after boiler blast kills two

Phoenix Washtech factory which was set to resume operations today continues to remain shut after damage from boiler blast Riddhiman Roy Jeans dyeing and washing unit PhoenixWashtech Market fails to restart operations on Monday after a major explosion shattered factory walls and asbestos, killing two on Friday night. The factory was supposed to resume operations […]

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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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