Restaurant toilets were always public: BBMP

Indira canteen staff will welcome the public—if their toilets work. Experts and citizens say existing public toilets will serve the need if they are maintained. We’ve all done it—popped into a coffee shop’s toilet and quickly, guiltily left without patronizing it. But, what we’ve done is perfectly legal. Suralkar Vikas Kishore, Special Commissioner of Health, […]

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India’s workplaces struggle with mental health

Although organised sectors demonstrate some initiatives in promoting the mental well-being of their employees, the unorganised sector often falls short in addressing such concerns. Anusha was over the moon when she landed her first job with a Kochi-based fashion boutique after graduating from a premiere fashion technology institute. Soon, the excitement wore off. The office […]

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Online ticket booking for Vayu Vajra buses discontinued

Officials cited the lack of demand from the citizens as the reason behind the decision. The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has discontinued the online ticket booking facility for the Vayu Vajra buses through the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) app and website. The service, introduced in 2020, allowed passengers to prebook tickets for […]

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G.H.P.S Haragadde wins interschool science quiz Synquizitive

Experts say that providing practical exposure to students about STEM is needed to prepare them for real-world problems. Government Higher Primary School Haragadde won Synquizitive, an interschool science quiz, held today at the Science Gallery. The three-member team shared their happiness by thanking their teachers and parents who helped them in their journey. The teachers […]

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Old furniture takes over Central Street’s pavements

Experts call for increased awareness among citizens about proper furniture disposal practices and stricter enforcement by authorities to resolve this issue. The disposal of old furniture along the pavements of Central Street, Shivajinagar has raised concerns regarding hygiene and the overall ease of commuting in the area among citizens. This practice is not confined to […]

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