Three more confirmed Covid-19 cases in city

Karnataka hot on the trail of its neighbouring state, Kerala, in terms of a number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 infections. The neighbouring state has 12 cases. By Labani Mahanandy Bengaluru: Three more cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Karnataka, taking the toll to four. All of them hail from Bengaluru. Indian Council of […]

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BBMP complaint cell fails to meet its deadline

The BBMP complaint cell failed to solve the complaints of the citizens within 30 minutes—the deadline set by it to figure out the issue. By Bibek Baidya The complaint cell of Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) had assured to provide solution for an issue within 30 minutes of receiving a complaint and take an action against it […]

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What’s in town for Women’s Day 2020

By Labani Mahanandy IWD-women Achievers Award 2020 When: March 8 Where: Ravindra Kala Nominations What to Expect: An award ceremony for the invited guests. This event is to honour the women souls of Bangalore that have contributed to the society. Five to six Facebook groups like ‘Naari Shakti’, ‘Kannada Ammadiru’ came together to organise this […]

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Financial crunch hits India’s only Sanskrit newspaper

India’s only Sanskrit daily newspaper, Sudharma, is in doldrums, as the government remains irresponsive to the company’s shout for financial aid. By Sheikh Saquib The two pages, A3 size newspaper established on July 14, 1970, with the sole purpose of propagating Sanskrit is facing a possibility of financial ruin. Sudharma will turn 50 this year […]

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Bilal Bagh’s ‘Aman Ki Chadar’: Modern Quilt Artists Survive and Thrive

Do you still use quilts as blankets? Several women artists have woven their way to fame and have transformed old-style quilts into something new, creative, and thought-provoking. By Shalu Chowrasia, Bengaluru: About 40-50 women at Bilal Bagh are weaving a quilt to send it to Shaheen Bagh. The women call it ‘Aman Ki Chadar’ and […]

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Protestors seek other spots after Town Hall ban

BBMP’s recent move to ban protests in front of Town Hall has made protestors move to other prominent venues in Bengaluru like Freedom Park, Bannappa Park, and Maurya Circle By Archita Charkroborty With the authorities imposing ban on Town Hall protests owing to the lack of revenue, the number of applications at other prominent protest […]

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