Eating disorders on the rise

The stress and anxiety from the pandemic has triggered a series of eating disorders in the country. Eating disorders like Anorexia nervosa, Bulimia nervosa and overeating have increased in the pandemic because of stress, isolation and the increased usage of internet, say doctors. According to Dr. Vikram Panwar, a psychiatrist, “The pandemic increased the number of […]

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Bengaluru artists bear the brunt of COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, local artists are unable to earn money to buy art materials and afford necessities. Bengaluru artists have lost customers and money due to COVID-19. Customers spent less on art due to the economic slowdown during the pandemic and so artists struggled financially, losing jobs and exposure in the industry. Puttaraju D has […]

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No baraats lead to no band bajas

Wedding bands struggle to survive the pandemic Covid-19 and the resultant lockdowns affected the livelihoods of Band Bajas (Wedding Bands) in the city. The pandemic has made their survival more difficult than before. Group leaders of wedding band services in Bengaluru said that the pandemic has made them bankrupt. Some band members said that they […]

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Covid-19 relief: Online application hurdle for Auto and Taxi Drivers

Drivers find it difficult to apply online on the Sindhu Seva portal for COVID-19 relief  Bengaluru: Auto drivers, taxi and maxi drivers are finding it difficult to navigate the Seva Sindhu portal and have to rely on cyber centres in order to apply for the relief cash. The instructions to fill the information is in […]

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India records 2.2 lakh Covid cases and 4,454 deaths in the last 24 hours

India’s active cases have dipped to 27,20716 and the recovery rate has improved to 88.69 percent. Bengaluru: India recorded 2.2 lakh fresh Covid cases taking the overall count to 2.67 crore. 4,454 people died in the last 24 hours taking the total number of deaths to 3,03,720.  Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan and Karnataka have extended the […]

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Cab drivers fault on EMI, as income remains nominal

Equated Monthly Installment(EMI) become a nightmare for cab drivers, as pandemic induced lockdown hits their income. Drivers look towards the government for assistance. Warangal: In the midst of the pandemic, cab drivers in Telangana, who are slowly recovering from the impact of the first lockdown, fear financiers as they struggle to pay their monthly installments […]

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