Amidst the pandemic, summer camps move online

Just as students saw reprieve from online learning as the first wave of the pandemic receded, the second wave is forcing summer camps to choose between moving online and shutting down. Bengaluru- This year, after the Covid-19 graph started plummeting, summer camp organizers considered conducting the summer camps online. But, with the second wave, they […]

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Tourists throw caution to the wind at city heritage sites

“The thermal guns mostly do not give the right results; therefore, we seldom use it,” said the security guard at the Bangalore Fort. Bangalore—Visitors and authorities at several tourist spots and monuments in the city ignored Covid-19 protocols.   The multi-tasking staff (MTS) at the Bangalore Fort said that they sometimes forget to use the […]

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Pandemic brings a tough life for potters

Potters in Lucknow face a hard time as the customers seeking sanitization do not consider their products to be safe. Lucknow- Street potters in Lucknow suffered a massive downfall in their pottery business during this season of Diwali. Potters say that the bigger shops attracted their customers which hit them hard.  People preferred bigger shops […]

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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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Cheaper media platforms encroach on cable territory

OTT platforms, free dish DTH services have attracted many people, leaving cable operators with very few customers.  Lucknow – Private cable operators in Uttar Pradesh said they faced a 10 to 12 percent downfall in their business. This happened because people have started moving towards Over-the-top (OTT) platforms and free dish after COVID-19 hit India. […]

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