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Laxity in following Covid-norms amidst new threats

Not enough tests are conducted in the city’s railway stations and bus stations. Passengers expressed fear about less government control. Covid norms implementation in railway stations and bus stations lacks vigilance, even after cluster cases are arising one after the other in the state. Anandan S., deputy station manager, Krantivira Sangoli Rayana railway stations (KSR), […]

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Colleges avoid COVID-19 protocols at Karnataka Rajyotsava

Engineering colleges pay scant attention to COVID-19 protocols A prominent college in Karnataka celebrated Kannada Rajyotsava with ethnic day in its auditorium. Some colleges held cultural and social events, despite the advisory issued by the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Karnataka. Around 4,500 students, 400 faculty members, and nearly 300 plus supporting staff attended […]

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Oops, No Tabs this year too

Its half way into the semester and students studying in government colleges have not got any tablets so far. Bengaluru; Even after the Department of Collegiate Education (DCE) said that free tablets have been distributed under the free Tablet Personal Computer (PC) scheme, students studying in government colleges say they have not received any. Shoubhika, […]

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Not all houses in Urban Bengaluru have toilets

Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin (SBMG) claims that they have constructed IHHL (Individual Household Laterines) with 100 percent coverage in Urban Benagluru. Bengaluru: K Gollahalli Village, Kengeri Hoballi still faces a shortage of household toilets despite the Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin (SBMG) claim that they constructed IHHL with 100 percent coverage in Urban Bengaluru. Ranga, 32, […]

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Pour your stress out on the canvas

Visual art classes in Bengaluru see a rise in students during and after the pandemic. Admissions to online art classes continue to increase even after the lockdown restrictions have been eased. Some of them have attracted students from around the world. Shahina Ashraf, artist and founder of Konsult Art and Design Academy, Bengaluru said they […]

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Cable Wires: Lost in the Woods

Despite issuing a public notice on September 14, 2021 Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has failed to ensure that there are no wires on trees. Bengaluru: Internet service providing agencies and TV Cable Operators continue to thread wires through trees despite a public notice issued by BBMP Tree Officer and Deputy Conservator of Forests on […]

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A hell-hole for athletes in Bengaluru

Training for athletes at the 400-meters track at Kanteerva Stadium was stopped in December 2019 because the track was not usable. Two years later, the situation remains the same. Bengaluru: The reconstruction of the 400-meter synthetic athletics track at the Kanteerava stadium is still a work-in-progress even after 18 months. This has affected athletes, coaches […]

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Spectre of TB is back to haunt Karnataka

World Health Organization fears that India’s ‘disease burden’ would increase significantly in 2022. Bengaluru: Public health officials and doctors fear that disruptions in the healthcare system, caused by the pandemic, have prevented the detection and treatment of Tuberculosis (TB) patients in the last one and half years. Dr. Nischit, the World Health Organization (WHO) medical […]

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