Rural restaurants clueless about Covid-19

Restaurants workers in the rural Bangalore lack awareness about covid-19 guidelines. While they were wearing masks initially, they have now become complacent. Bangalore: Salim, a food stall worker in Ramohalli village and his staff members do not wear masks during their work hours. They used to be cautious when the pandemic was at its peak. […]

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Covid-19 fear: Thalassemia patients can’t get blood

Voluntary blood donation in Bengaluru has decreased drastically resulting in blood banks seeking replacement donors. Bengaluru: For those suffering from thalassemia—a blood disorder wherein the body doesn’t synthesis enough hemoglobin, decreasing the blood’s ability to carry oxygen—getting consistent access to blood is vital. Patients require an average of one bag of blood every 15 days, […]

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Trekking organizers battle an uphill climb

Recovering from the pandemic has been hard for organizers who plan trekking adventures in Bangalore. Bengaluru: Trekking has continued its mountainous fight against the pandemic. In Bengaluru, trekking activities haven’t picked up their pace post-Unlock. Trekking organizations are struggling to recover from their lockdown-induced losses. “The bookings for trekking have resumed but are yet to […]

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Indian leather exports falling down

Fewer imports by the US, Germany and other European nations are responsible. Bengaluru: The leather exports industry of India has suffered a huge plunge because of the Covid-19 induced lockdown. The leather exports industry saw a downfall of 34.15 percent. According to the Council for Leather Exports, India exported Rs. 278,056.32 million (US$ 3,984.13 million) […]

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Pandemic, the saviour of the comic book industry

With bookstores closed due to the lockdown, some online stores like The Comic Book Store saw a growth of 5000 percent they say. Bengaluru: Hundreds of paperback graphic novels lie stacked in the comic book aisle of the Blossom bookstore. Many writers and artists had to stop their production because stores were shut during the […]

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