Plastic suppliers wait to hear from road builders

The government mandated to mix five to eight percent of plastic waste with bitumen for road construction in 2015. Plastic suppliers for road construction say that they have not been contacted even after the Karnataka State Pollution Board Control (KSPCB) has issued the order for mandatory use of plastic. The Bruhath Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) […]

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Dunzo delivery partners resume work

Delivery workers at Dunzo are back to work despite protesting the change in work timings and payment structure.  Two weeks after protesting Dunzo’s new policy, the company’s delivery partners have returned to work. Delivery partners at Dunzo’s Frazer Town office went on a strike, protesting against the company’s new delivery policy that meant fixed shifts […]

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Eateries Continue To Bill Service Charge

Lack of awareness amongst customers enables restaurants to charge for service Restaurants in Bengaluru continue to charge for services they provide to their customers. They do not inform customers about service charges and directly add those to the bills. The guidelines issued by the Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) states, “restaurants and hotels are levying […]

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Migrant idol makers suffer loss amidst festive season

Migrant idol makers from different parts of the country have been facing losses despite the Ganesh Chaturthi sales. Migrant idol makers in the city continue to struggle to make ends meet despite festivals like Ganesh Chathurthi. Amba Ram, hailing from Rajasthan, a migrant idol maker said, “We are continuing to face loss in the city […]

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Cruelty-free cosmetics dominate the beauty industry

Reports suggest that the demand for vegan and organic beauty- products is growing in the market due to a rising trend in ethical consumerism. Hiya , a young professional, walked into the store, headed towards the aisle that had her usual moisturiser on display. When she picked it up from the shelf, she stopped, and […]

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