In a fix for match-fixing

By Labani Mahanandy The Karnataka Premiere League players were forced for match-fixing as they were “honey-trapped”, says Bhaskar Rao, Commissioner of Police. One day after the Bangalore Police issued notice to both Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) and Karnataka Premiere League (KPL) franchises, the seven suspected players confessed of being “honey-trapped” during the investigation. Bhaskar […]

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Closed Metro entry/exit gates, passengers grumble

Non-functional gates at metro stations leave no option for passengers but to take another way By Shivani Verma Bengaluru: Dysfunctional exit gates at  Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna (KSR) Railway station, Majestic, Mantri Square Sampige Road and Yeshwanthpur Metro Station continue to cause inconvenience to the commuters as they have to take another way.. “It is troublesome […]

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Baiyappanahalli coaching terminal: A series of unmatched deadlines

The deadline for construction of Baiyappanahalli Coaching Terminal has been bypassed, yet again – for third time since 2017. By Jagriti Parakh The construction of Bengaluru’s third coaching terminal at Baiyappanahalli is further delayed. The full-fledged terminal is now expected to begin operations by March 2020, the fourth deadline announced by South Western Railway (SWR) […]

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Conductor suspended for his misconduct

Conductor who allegedly pushed a girl out of KSRTC bus in Yelachenahalli suspended. Police officials said the accused will be arrested soon. By Vivek Kumar Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has suspended the bus-conductor who misbehaved with a 16-year-old girl, Chief Operating Manager J Anthony George informed. He said, “The information came from the […]

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Mental health still ignored in educational institutes

Three suicides in three months fail to draw the attention of Gandhi Krishi Vignana Kendra (GKVK) authorities. Astha Oriel Although three suicides took place in the GKVK College campus University of Agricultural Sciences, over the past three months, the institution is yet to form a mental health committee.  Aarti, a first year student at the […]

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Karnataka Schools yet to change Mid-day menu

The city schools fail to abide by the mid day meal implementation.By Kurian Joe Despite the government’s efforts in making the food at the government school more nutritious and healthy, schools in the city are yet to implement the revised midday meal menu. Early this year, the department of Primary and Secondary education issued an […]

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Untracked NCD data more deadly than NCD

Medically relevant information, especially pertaining to non- communicable diseases (NCD) is missing in hospitals of the city. This makes it difficult for epidemiological research, diagnosis and further treatment. By Manasvi Gupta The rising burden of lethal diseases- the NCDs; unlike malaria and TB are overlooked by the governing authorities. NCDs like Cardiovascular Diseases, Cancer, Hypertension, Diabetes […]

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