Police set-up task force to monitor IMA scam protests

A 22 man task force have been allotted to guard the ‘IMA jewels’ building; IMA protest perpetrators go M.I.A Riddhiman Roy “A new task force is being assigned in front of I Monetary Advisory (IMA) building every day, as police is on alert mode after last weekend,” said the policeman who is in charge of […]

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First Kabbadi, now Kho Kho – From eccentric to mainstream

Announcement of new IPL-styled Kho-Kho league gives hope for a comeback of the traditional sport. By Riddhiman Roy To herald a new era of Kho Kho, Karnataka Kho-Kho Federation of India (KKFI) announced ‘The Ultimate Kho Kho League’ on April 2, 2019. This move is going to provide exposure and popularity to the sport, says […]

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Factory stops operations after boiler blast kills two

Phoenix Washtech factory which was set to resume operations today continues to remain shut after damage from boiler blast Riddhiman Roy Jeans dyeing and washing unit PhoenixWashtech Market fails to restart operations on Monday after a major explosion shattered factory walls and asbestos, killing two on Friday night. The factory was supposed to resume operations […]

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Porn ban a boon for pirated DVD hawkers

Sale of pornographic DVDs increase many fold after government declared last year the ban of porn Riddhiman Roy The banning of 827 pornographic websites by major telecom companies on October last year proved to be “good for business” according to a pirated DVD hawker on Krishna Rajendra road, as sales of pornographic DVDs surge. According […]

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Car wash run offs slowly killing nearby lakes

Degradation of quality of water, as run offs from nearby car washes choke Kengeri lake. Riddhiman Roy Smalltime car washes around Kengeri lake fail to treat the liquid runoff from their washing centres. This run-off seeps into the nearby water bodies, degrading and harming the quality of the lake water. Car washes generally use a […]

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