FSSAI Project did not reach us: Street Food Vendors in Kolkata

Street food vendors say they have not been given any training on how to maintain hygiene.  Kolkata: Multiple street food vendors said that the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India’s (FSSAI) Project Clean Street Food is not carried out well in Kolkata during the Covid-19 pandemic.  Several pani puri vendors were seen selling food […]

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Pandemic drives small-scale industries into financial losses

Small scale industries in Peenya have incurred financial losses due to the lockdown and are now reeling from its effects.  Bengaluru: Small-scale industries in the Peenya Industrial area have suffered financial losses due to the pandemic and subsequent lockdown. TC Joseph, proprietor of Pneudraulics said, “In June and July the profit was only 50 percent […]

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“Over 90% children don’t get mental healthcare”: study

Studies show over 90 percent of children and adolescents in India suffering from mental disorders do not receive treatment. Mumbai: Around 90 percent of children and adolescents in India with a mental health disorder are currently not receiving any treatment. Child and Adolescent Mental Health is the fundamental right of children. In India, one-third of […]

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Bright headlights a nightmare for bus drivers

High-beam and bright headlights pose challenges for bus drivers in the night.  Thanjavur: Driving at night and dealing with bright headlights is a tough task say, bus drivers.  Alagarsamy, a bus driver said that he usually slows down when he faces bright LED lights because he is unable to see the vehicles on his side […]

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Unsafe abortions kill more women

Reports suggest that abortions carried out by medically untrained persons or outside of health facilities are a leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality in India. Indore: Unsafe abortion is the third-largest cause of maternal mortality in India, contributing to eight percent maternal deaths annually. Around 78 percent abortions in India are done outside of […]

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Lockdown delays cancer treatment, patients suffer

Many cancer patients missed their chemotherapy cycles during the lockdown and have faced adverse effects on their health. Lucknow – Doctors say many cancer patients have missed their chemotherapy cycles during the lockdown. This has left them with adverse side effects and have pushed their treatment back to square one. A lot of them faced […]

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Residential complexes struggle with COVID-19 waste disposal

With Karnataka generating over 1,300 tons of Covid-19 waste, safe disposal of bio-medical waste has continued to pose a challenge in Bangalore. Bengaluru: Waste management in residential complexes has become even more challenging with an increase in bio-medical waste due to Covid-19, say members of complexes responsible for the task.  Joint-Secretary of Sandeep Vihar, Residential […]

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Most pharmacists in Mulund ignore the Covid-19 protocol

Seven out of ten pharmacists were caught without a mask in Mulund. Experts say that this may increase the risk of spreading Covid-19. Mumbai: Seven out of ten medicine suppliers in Mulund West were not adhering to the COVID-19 protocols. Video recordings revealed that seven medicine suppliers and one cashier were found without a mask […]

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Network issues a headache for students

The main concerns for parents and students during online exams is maintaining stable internet connections.  Noida: Students have been facing network issues ever since classes went online due to the pandemic.   Many students complained of frequently getting logged out during online classes, and not having access to proper study material.   This has caused students […]

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