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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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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National Health Mission Does not Offer Peritoneal Dialysis

The Program struggles in covering peritoneal dialysis for its patients. Bengaluru, Sept. 11, 2018: The National Health Mission rolled out a dialysis program for the poor in 2016 known as the ‘The Pradhan Mantri National Dialysis Program’ which covers only one kind of dialysis that is Haemodialysis (HD) and not Peritoneal dialysis (PD) because it is […]

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The City of Bengaluru Struggles to Deal With Garbage

Mismanagement of garbage in the city is creating a nuisance for the people. Bengaluru, Sept. 11, 2018: A home to 8.5 million people, designated as the garden city and the IT hub is struggling to deal with its garbage. Sohil, a shopkeeper at Commercial Street said, “Garbage is dumped everyday on the empty plot just next […]

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