Learning 2.0: Students go digital amid lockdown

The readership of digital libraries and the number of downloads of e-learning apps have shot up due to the nationwide lockdown. By Manasvi Gupta Stuck at home and bored of reading the same syllabus books, Inayat—a college student, tried to surf through the college’s and state’s digital library for additional resources that could help broaden […]

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Layoffs: A Bigger Catastrophe than COVID-19?

Rise in concerns over job security among recruited students in the country amidst the corona crisis. Arti Peethambaran Bangalore, April 16, 2020  Students recruited in campus placements have been struck by the threat of layoffs amid the Coronavirus crisis. Usually, most business schools run campus placements every year between December and April. But now, COVID-19has […]

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500-year-old temple being rebuilt without expert help

The 500-year-old Sannati temple is being reconstructed by local villagers without taking care of the historical significance of the temple. By Yashasvini Razdan Sannati village in Gulbarga district houses a 500-year-old temple built on the banks of the Bhima river to worship Goddess Chandralamba Parmeshwari. On entering the temple, one is greeted by the clanging noise of […]

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COVID-19 hits Karnataka’s floriculture business

Floriculturists in the cities of Karnataka are facing losses due to Coronavirus followed by the nationwide lockdown; dumping the flowers instead of selling them. By Apoorva GS Shimoga: Tejesh, a florist in Shimoga, has resorted to going from door to door, giving away his expensive harvest of flowers for free. He said he loves what […]

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Shelterless Bangalore fails to support amidst pandemic

With the increasing number of homeless laborers and workers, the city falls short in providing shelter homes to them while the nation fights the COVID-19 outbreak. By Batchu Rushali Each year the number of workers and labourers coming to Bangalore for work  from different parts of Karnataka keeps increasing. The trouble is when the workers […]

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COVID-19: ‘Contactless’ Payment Methods Still Unavailable

Although the government is stressing on maintaining social distance, people who go out for buying groceries have to deal in cash.  By Shalu Chowrasia Howrah: At 7’oclock in the morning, when Shambhu leaves his house to buy groceries, he makes sure he is wearing a mask. He says he is worried that social distancing norms […]

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