Government’s Policy Causes Loss of Livelihood

The Bangalore Development Minister, G.Paremeshwara has ordered the clearance of all street vendors from the footpaths. The order came out on Jan. 8 last year, but in many places, some footpaths can still be found encroached by street vendors and footstalls. The government has ordered the civic bodies in the city to ensure that the […]

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Karnataka Health Scheme not Really Affordable

The Arogya Bhagya Yojane Health Scheme not a very helpful tool for the people of Karnataka State. By Surbhi Jain Bengaluru, Jan. 31, 2019. Arogya Bhagya Yojane, the state level health scheme for Karnataka is not totally free for the people. The health insurance program follows the ideology of ‘Treatment first and payment next’. But […]

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Lack of Citizen Participation may cost Bengaluru its rank

Lack of awareness among citizens regarding the Swacch Survekshan Survey is resulting in fewer votes being cast from the city and may cost the city to slip in the ranking. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has organized the Swachh Survekshan Survey which will rank cities on a seven-star rating system. The annual […]

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Several Cases of Tuberculosis Detected

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) conducted a 10-day Tuberculosis screening drive in Bangalore’ slums. The Karnataka Slum Development Board has prepared a micro-plan for a tuberculosis screening drive and suggested a few areas to BBMP in Bangalore city. Bangalore’s Mayor Gangambike Mallikarjun has inaugurated the screening drive on Jan. 02 to continue until Jan. […]

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Lack of Funds for Eco-Clubs in Schools

National Green Corps suffering from lack of money is leading to problems for the eco-clubs in Government schools. By Surbhi Jain Bengaluru, Jan. 17, 2019: National Green Corps (NGC) is a national school programme of the Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), which was launched in 2001 to establish a National Green Army in […]

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Vehicular Theft Cases Increase in Bytarayanapura

Thefts mostly happen between Deepanjali metro line and Mysuru Road metro line. By Aiswarya Sriram Bangalore, Nov. 23, 2018. Byatarayanapura police station has seen an increase in Vehicular theft cases. In  January 2018, 10  cases were registered and in July, 17 cases were registered. The average theft has remained around 13 vehicles every month. Prabhu […]

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Bangalore The Most Congested City in India: Report

Bangalore also among the slowest cities after Kolkata. Bengaluru, Nov. 18, 2018: The report titled ‘Mobility and Congestion in Urban India 2018’ published by NBER (National Bureau of Economic Research) was released in the start of November 2018. The report says, “We develop a methodology to estimate robust city level vehicular mobility indices, and apply […]

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Gender Gap in Bengaluru’s Employment Ratio

Number of female applicants is less than male applicants at the Employment Exchange in Bengaluru   Bengaluru, Sept. 18, 2018: All the four Employment Exchange offices in Bengaluru have much higher number of male applicants as compared to female. According to the data from the Directorate of Employment and Training in Bangalore, the total number […]

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