Cattle Death: Teaching the community to turn around economically

Heavy rainfall and an inaccessible veterinary hospital forced the cattle raiser community of Sirwar to incur a loss of lakhs of rupees due to bovine malaria. By Arghyadeep Dutta Every day at about two in the afternoon, when the sun is overhead, a thin woman, in her thirties, can be seen running uphill, to her […]

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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 […]

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Digital divide troubles UPI users in Karnataka

Despite the increasing popularity of digital transactions, rural Karnataka is crippled by poor digitization. By Surbhi Shah Bengaluru: A coconut seller in the city has an option for online payment but a restaurant in the countryside does not even have a machine to swipe credit cards. Nothing illustrates the rural-urban divide in digitisation better. “In […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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