The slum numbers in Bengaluru see no slump

The number of slums in Bengaluru are rising despite the implementation of multiple housing schemes. The Kannada music reaches you first, playing on the speaker next to a line of small kirana shops. You see the children playing and dancing to the beats.Then you notice the shabbily dressed young men sitting in a circle, smoking […]

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Power transmission and distribution losses shrink in Karnataka

Karnataka’s AT and C losses have reduced to 14.4 percent from 16.4 percent last year. This year the aggregate loss of power has seen a dip in the right direction, downwards. The Aggregate Technical and Commercial (AT and C) loss in 2019 was 16.40 percent, 15.5 percent in 2020, and 16.30 percent in 2021. Karnataka’s […]

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KSFES kicks off annual sports event at new stadium

Karnataka State Fire Emergency Services(KSFES) is conducting its annual sports event for the first time after COVID-19. The sports event happened in the new stadium at the Mundkur Fire and Emergency Services Academy on Bannerghatta road. Tejas, a fire department employee, who takes part in the event every year, said, “This year it was conducted […]

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Mera ration app fails to cater to its users

Mera ration app, an app to help customers navigate their ration needs, is facing many technical issues The app has many technical issues. Experts and users say that the app often has no display, does not open,  has problems accessing the internet, and has problems with its database. A fair price shop owner said, “The […]

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Japanese partners fly in for Kirloskar’s funeral

Karnataka leaders, Japanese partners mourn the death of Vikram Kirloskar Toyota top brass flew in from Japan to pay final respects to vice president of Toyota Kirloskar Pvt Ltd, Vikram Kirloskar. Takayuki Ueda, Toyota Tusho Insurance Broker India said, “His death was very sudden and we did not expect it. My team and I flew […]

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Bio-metric scanners at fair price shops not so fair

Fair Price Shops in Bengaluru are having technical issues with the bio metric fingerprint scanners. The bio metric scanners at fair price shops in Bengaluru are having technical issues like, finger recognition and connecting to the internet to work properly. Finger scanning and the ration cards are the only ways to get ration and issues […]

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Government schemes out of reach for devadasis

Devadasis whose names are not on the 15-year-old survey list are not able to avail government schemes. Devadasis that were inducted into the devadasi system in the past 15 years are missing out on the benefits of government schemes. Only devadasis whose names are on the survey list are able to avail these schemes. The […]

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