EBSB camps inaccessible for students

Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat (EBSB) camp has been merged with national integration camps under National Cadet Corp    Bengaluru: EBSB camps do not have enough openings for National Cadet Corps (NCC) students to participate. There are only one or two openings per NCC unit every year. Nayana, sergeant of 39-Karnataka-Batallion NCC from Seshadripuram Institute of […]

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Henna gets COVID’s short end of the stick

Wedding restrictions during COVID-19 hampered the business of henna designers across the country. Henna designers in India are struggling to keep their businesses alive after COVID-19 wedding restrictions led to a decrease in the number of customers. This reduced the demand for henna designers, and many people had to find other jobs. Laxman, a henna […]

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Burnouts no longer uncommon

According to psychologists, one out of four individuals today experience burnout. Many people are now facing increased burnouts as a result of exhaustion as they feel they  have not been able to meet expectations. Dr. Akash Vishwakarma, Clinical Psychologist at National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences (NIMHANS) said, “the pandemic has triggered burnout cases […]

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No baraats lead to no band bajas

Wedding bands struggle to survive the pandemic Covid-19 and the resultant lockdowns affected the livelihoods of Band Bajas (Wedding Bands) in the city. The pandemic has made their survival more difficult than before. Group leaders of wedding band services in Bengaluru said that the pandemic has made them bankrupt. Some band members said that they […]

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No more drink and drive, testing restarted

The city recorded 95 drink and drive cases during special drives conducted on Sept. 18 and 19, 2021. Joint commissioner of police (traffic) BR Ravikante Gowda ordered a restart of drunk driving testing.,on Sept. 18, 2021 (Saturday). Gowda said that licenses of those caught would be considered for cancellation by the transport department. Further, he […]

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