Journalists Killed in the World

UNESCO reveals the dangers of journalism. By Surbhi Jain Bengaluru, Nov. 23, 2018. According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s Director General’s report, on the safety of journalists and the danger of impunity, regarding the killings of journalists between January 2016 and to December 2017, 182 journalists were killed. 1010 journalists killed […]

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India Needs More Bone Marrow Transplants

By Lanka Samanth and Rudrankar Raha. Only 2000 transplants were done this year, but over a lakh are needed, say doctors. Over a lakh bone marrow transplants are needed in the country, but only 2000 were performed this year, said Dr. Sunil Bhatt, a pediatric oncologist. “Ideally in India 80,000 to 1,00,000 children are born with […]

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Ban on Adult Content Websites Not Enough

In order to curb child rape cases, the Department of Telecommunications (DOT) has ordered all Internet Service Providers (ISP) to ban access to 827 websites hosting adult content.  The ban order was issued after Uttarakhand High Court directed the Government to ensure these websites are inaccessible, as they have an adverse influence on children’s minds. […]

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Upsurge in Breast Cancer Cases in India

Urban women are more prone to breast cancer when compared to rural, it’s high time to spread awareness, says experts. According to a recent study conducted by National Cancer Institute, it was found that ‘Working women’ are more likely to become victims of Breast cancer. Their latest research states that, “Some people who have been […]

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Justices Aradhe and Bajanthri Transferred to Karnataka High Court

The purpose behind the establishment of the Karnataka State Bar Council was to enroll candidates who have obtained a law degree and enable disciplinary control over the advocates. By Praveena Parthiban As per the recommendations given by the Supreme Court Collegium, Justice Alok Aradhe and Justice Pavankumar Bhimappa Bajanthri were transferred to the High Court […]

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Supreme Court’s Restriction on Crackers Ineffective

Under the Environment Protection Act of 1986, the manufacture, sale, or use of firecrackers generating noise level exceeding 125 dB at a four-meter distance from the point of bursting should be prohibited. Bangalore, Nov. 19, 2018: Despite the Supreme Court’s order to burst “green crackers” only between 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. during the Diwali […]

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World Development Report’s Promise to Education

1300 villages in India, nearly 24% of teachers were absent during unannounced visits Bengaluru, Nov 19, 2018: The World Development Report 2018 (WDR 2018) was published in February 2018 which is the 40th in the series , introduced a new agenda on ‘Learning to realize education’s promise’, which is the first ever promise that has […]

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Are we Having an Onion Crisis?

Fluctuations in the price of PM Modi’s ‘TOP’ cause problems to the citizens. Karnataka has been facing large fluctuations in the price of onions, potatoes, and tomatoes, for the past several months, items included in the landmark project of the Central government called ‘Operation Greens’. One of the main reasons for the fluctuations can be […]

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