No Condom Vending Machines in the City

  The city continues to move with no condoms vending machines. Bangalore, Sept. 17, 2018: The number of AIDS/HIV cases has gradually increased in the city over the past year. The awareness program by the Karnataka State Aids Prevention Society (KSAPS) includes the monitoring of sex workers and their health check. The society provides free condoms […]

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Crematorium Workers Get Less Than Their Stipulated Salary

The five workers of the Hindu Crematorium in Kengeri get a monthly salary which is only one-fourth of what they are supposed to be paid.   Bangalore, Sept. 5, 2018: “The workers of the Hindu Crematorium on Komaghatta Road in Kengeri Satellite Town get a monthly salary of Rs. 2000 since years”, said Shiv Kumar, […]

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Watch out; It’s cloudy with a chance of watermelons

Karnataka remains India’s second highest water melon producer in the last five years Bangalore, April 09, 2018: Karnataka loves its watermelons and how. A report shows that the state has been the second largest producer of water melon since 2011-12 till 2015-16, the first being Uttar Pradesh. Mr. Vishwanath, the Managing Director at Horticulture Producers […]

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Whether its illness or bleeding wounds, pourakarmikars have to take it all

Lack of basic safety equipment result in frequent illnesses for the pourakarmikas Bangalore, April 9, 2018: “Everyday even after washing my hands with soap, my hands stink. It has been 12 years that I am cleaning waste, still we don’t have proper materials to use while we work,” said Devi pourakarmika working in Jaynagar ward, […]

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Red tape, cash crunch stalls maternal health schemes

The maternal health schemes in the state haven’t been functioning to their full capacity to reap benefits Bangalore, April 9, 2018: Indu waits eagerly for the check- up of her one year old son at Magadi Road Maternity hospital. At 22, she has already given birth to two children, one of whom is already five […]

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Number plate violations mount as Bangaloreans flaunt their style

The “decorative” number plate violations rose by 288 per cent in the last year.   Bangalore, March 15, 2018: Number plate violations have drastically increased in the last 13 months in Bangalore as vehicle-owners continue to purchase decorative plates despite the rules. These violations include use of fancy fonts, logos, special characters, and words. In […]

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Bangalore set to celebrate Republic Day in style

The city is in for a treat with many performances by music and theatre groups. Bangalore, January 23, 2018: Various artists and music schools in the city are celebrating Republic Day by paying tribute to India’s rich cultural heritage. The Veena Vani school of music has decided to set a world record on the January […]

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