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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Bengaluru: Smart city yet to be smart

Empty promises, incomplete infrastructure, and already damaged facilities haunt Bengaluru’s Smart City Mission project. Bengaluru’s newest redevelopment project, the Smart City Mission (SCM) is still on-going in some pockets of the city, while it has already started falling apart in other parts. Shivajinagar bus stop and Cubbon Park await its promised infrastructure, and the completed […]

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Opposition questions BJP’s upcoming women-friendly budget

The underutilization of Nirbhaya funds remains a big issue, says the opposition. In reaction to Chief Minister Basavraj Bommai’s declaration of the upcoming women-friendly budget, opposition parties have termed the move as a last-minute election gimmick to woo female voters. The CM announced that the government would be launching Stree Samarthya Yojane next month, aiming […]

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No gram nyayalayas in Karnataka, smaller courts fill up

People of rural Karnataka have no choice but to travel to courts in the city. The 15-year old Gram Nyayalaya Act remains on paper. There is not a single gram nyayalaya functioning in Karnataka.  Several notifications have been issued by the Supreme Court and the High Court of Karnataka to the state government to establish […]

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New shine in the jewellery industry

 Consumers now prefer lab-grown diamonds as they are affordable Made in 30 days in a chamber, the latest invention in the jewellery industry is lab-grown diamonds. Diamond merchants are looking to expand their business by selling lab-grown diamonds. Ranjith C, manager at Bhima Jewellers, Malleshwaram said, “Lab-grown diamonds are much cheaper than natural diamonds which […]

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Remote work: A growing cyber security threat

Experts say growing cases of cyber attacks on employees can be a security hazard for companies, especially nascent startups. Companies are running the risk of losing data through hacktools and malware, as work-from-home employees use personal devices to access restricted content. A study from Cisco suggests 95 percent of people working from home currently use […]

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ChatGPT renders homework useless

Expert says the AI search-bot’s ability to provide accurate answers through language and machine learning may have the power to alter the curriculum in schools and colleges. ChatGPT is causing a stir in the education system as it renders homework obsolete with its ability to personalize feedback and complete tasks independently, leaving educators wondering about […]

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