Nutrition support for neonates

Paediatricians say newborns can be taken better care of by proper nutrition support. By Shalu Chowrasia Paediatric Nutritionist, Ms Priya Karkera said, “Nutrition support and planning in neo-natal surgeries are required.” Data from the Health Department shows that North Karnataka districts, Belagavi, Kalaburagi, Vijayapura, Davangere, and Raichur were the top five districts with high infant […]

Continue Reading

Huge quantity of plastic seize continue in Bangalore

More than 37,000 kg of plastic has been seized by BBMP from shops till October 2019. Shubhangi Mathur Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Pallike (BBMP) has seized 37,577kilogram plastic andhas collected a fine of about Rs. 1 crore by October this year. Recently, BBMP conducted surprise raids at two shops in the city and collected a fine […]

Continue Reading

City pourakarmikas work without safety gear

The pourakarmikas in Bangalore fail to obtain safety gear that is mandatory under the Swacch Bharat Mission. By Astha Oriel No provision of safety gear is jeopardizing the health of pourakarmikas in the city. No gloves, no masks and sometimes no apron, hinders their work as they complain of dust and foul smell while sweeping […]

Continue Reading

Faulty baggage scanning machines delay metro smooth functioning

Cubbon Park Metro Station’s baggage scanning machines  work irregularly since the last two weeks. By Ritam Chatterjee Raghu, Cubbon Park’s metro station in-charge, confirms that the machine stops working around 10-12 times a day. “Due to huge traffic in daily hours in our station, we have to stop the people individually before entering the station […]

Continue Reading

Women staff of Victoria Hospital in Trauma

City’s major hospital fails to provide any safety support system to its women staff. Neetu Saini Around 30 women working in the Trauma Care and Emergency Centre of Victoria Hospital have written letters to the Bangalore Medical College and Research Institution (BMCRI) administration, complaining against the misbehaviour of Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Madhusudan Ramdas. […]

Continue Reading

LACK OF SALARY FOR HOSPITAL STAFF

The workers of the Kempegowda Institute of Medical Science deny the hospital’s claims of giving regular payment. By Astha Oriel Delayed payment has become one of the major concerns for the hospital staff, of Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS). Many of them demand a regularized salary. Rukamini, one of the nurse said, “We don’t receive […]

Continue Reading

The plight of Shivajinagar shopkeepers

Twenty three shops on Meenakshi Kovil Street in Shivajinagar have been relocated to Park Road, right behind the street to make way for Namma Metro. Abdul Hafiz, one of the 23 shopkeepers, silently watched while the products of his cane shop were being shifted to a congested, temporary shop right behind Meenakshi Kovil Street. “We […]

Continue Reading

Green zones home to illegal layout in Bangalore

Layouts are illegally built in the Green Zone in Gollahalli, Bangalore.   By Bibek Baidya In Gollahali village of North Bangalore which comes under Green Zone Illegal Layouts are present there, the green zone which cannot be used for residential use. The Karnataka Land Revenue Act, 2009 says, registration of revenue sites in un-authorized layouts […]

Continue Reading

Illegally parked scooters, potential death threat

The Motor Vehicles Act specifies the fine for illegal parking, but there are no proper laws which define the requirements of a parking area. Yashasvini Razdan Two-wheelers parked right under a high voltage transformer on Main Guard Cross Road in a no-parking zone in Shivajinagar creates a potential threat of an accident due to the […]

Continue Reading

The Initiatives of the Indian Government still Far

The current Indian administration had announced in February 2018 that IT and ITeS services sector in India is of great importance to its economy. Abhinav Kumar According to IBEF (Indian Brand Equity Foundation) Eventually growing, the industry accounted for 7.7% in India’s GDP in 2016. An attempt to capitalize this industry, government had announced in February […]

Continue Reading