Music unheard in the pandemic

Even as lockdown restrictions ease, independent musicians struggle to perform live concerts in restaurants and clubs. Independent musicians in the city lost their performing opportunities at hotels and restaurants due to the pandemic. Most of them shifted from music to other occupations, to earn their bread. Sachin Banandur, a drummer with the band Parvaaz in […]

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No Diwali for earthen lamp sellers

Customers are more inclined towards buying electric lights. The earthen lamp maker’s business has declined from 90 percent of sales to 25 percent for  the past two years. Lamp sellers blame the pandemic, along with the unwillingness of people to spend money on festivities during these tough times. Most potters and pottery shop owners suggested […]

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Bengaluru artists bear the brunt of COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, local artists are unable to earn money to buy art materials and afford necessities. Bengaluru artists have lost customers and money due to COVID-19. Customers spent less on art due to the economic slowdown during the pandemic and so artists struggled financially, losing jobs and exposure in the industry. Puttaraju D has […]

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Buddha Purnima: A Day of Hope and Solidarity For The Ambedkarites

The Ambedkarite community of India celebrates Buddha Jayanti or Vesak Day with great enthusiasm, with the hope of spreading the teachings of Ambedkar and Buddha. New Delhi: For the past four years, on the occasion of Buddha Purnima, elders in the area where Parth who goes by the name of @empirewise_roman_ on Instagram lives, distribute […]

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Total Lunar Eclipse of 2021 combines with Supermoon

May 26 marks three celestial events of the moon, as the total lunar eclipse combines with the super moon and blood moon. But, experts say, they have nothing to do with the cyclone.  May 25, 2021, Sudeept Singh  Bhubaneshwar: On Wednesday, skygazers can view the first lunar eclipse of 2021. According to the National Aeronautics […]

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