High salinity in groundwater proving costly for residents

Sewage and industrial waste flowing into Vrishabhavathi in the city is haunting the villagers near Bidadi. Clogged plumbing, ruined water heaters add to the woes of health problems such as skin problems and hair fall. Ramanagara: High saline and mineral content in groundwater is clogging plumbing and harming household appliances such as solar water heaters […]

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Rural auto drivers still reeling from lockdown effect

Auto drivers in Ramanagara district who mainly ferry passengers from villages to towns still haven’t recovered from the effects of lockdown. Despite Unlock 5.0 guidelines that have opened up the state, the closure of schools and colleges combined with factory workers and office goers shunning autos for private vehicles has made life difficult for auto drivers.

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