Shuchi misses January deadline, too

Shuchi scheme is a government scheme meant for supplying sanitary napkins to adolescent girls at school level.  Schools are not being supplied with sanitary napkins under Shuchi Scheme in January as promised by Health and Family welfare department of Government of Karnataka. B.S. Suma, principal of Jyothy Kendra Vidhyala, Kanakpura Road said that none of […]

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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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The run of the millets

Growing concern over health and healthier food alternatives is pushing the demand for millets in the city. She pondered over the menu for a long time; the Chinese items looked especially enticing. Flipping a back a page to the “Healthy food section”but then flipping over again, she finally called for the waiter and ordered, “Two […]

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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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