City Centric

No safety for the health providers in the city

Doctors feel that the mere deployment of home guards isn’t the solution. Bengaluru, March 05, 2020 By Shivani Mishra Hospitals in the city do not have adequate security measures for their doctors. With a lack of surveillance system, doctors say that they feel unsafe when patients become agitated in the hospital. Bangalore Medical College and […]

As virus fear spreads, masks and sanitizers fly off pharma shelves

Stores unsure when supplies will come back Aarthi N Bengaluru, March 05, 2020  Bengaluru has a shortage of face masks and hand sanitizers as a large number of people have started to buy them after the outbreak of coronavirus. Eight out of the ten medical stores Newsnet visited on March 5, did not have masks […]

Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

On the hunt for the stolen treasures of India

Indian historians and archeologists across the globe are trying to recover Indian heritage stolen during colonial times. By Riya Sharma Bengaluru: The Indian government’s formal request to Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum to return the 15th-century bronze idol of Saint Tirumankai Alvar has kindled fiery debates on cultural property among archaeologists and historians across the globe The 15th-century […]

Arts & Culture

Financial crunch hits India’s only Sanskrit newspaper

India’s only Sanskrit daily newspaper, Sudharma, is in doldrums, as government remains irresponsive to the company’s shout for financial aid. By Sheikh Saquib Bengaluru, March 05, 2020 The two page, 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 […]

Arts & Culture City

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 […]

Arts & Culture Tech Top story

Aeromodelling no longer belongs in deep pockets

Technically-oriented adrenaline junkies can now afford aero-modeling as a hobby, with countless workshops cropping up in Bengaluru round the year. By Jagriti Parakh Bright colored paper planes and hand gliders flew from one corner to another, some even collided and crashed. The young pilots stood there, with their heads up high and eyes gleaming—they had […]

Science & Tech

Aeromodelling no longer belongs in deep pockets

Technically-oriented adrenaline junkies can now afford aero-modeling as a hobby, with countless workshops cropping up in Bengaluru round the year. By Jagriti Parakh Bright colored paper planes and hand gliders flew from one corner to another, some even collided and crashed. The young pilots stood there, with their heads up high and eyes gleaming—they had […]

A COLLECTIVE UNDERGROUND CHAOS

            The 2019 IIJNM Investigative Journalism Report           “Metro Mess” by the Watchdogs Team. By Anuradha Sriram, Ayanti Bera, Sahana Sanjeev, Samanth Lanka, Sharathkumar Nair, and Yajush Gupta.                A COLLECTIVE UNDERGROUND CHAOS How the miscommunication and ignorance of urban authorities are deliberately putting millions of lives in danger. Namma […]