Textile Industry and Covid-19

Benguluru has a vast textile industry that has been affected adversely due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Textile & garments industry in India is expected to reach $223 billion by 2021 from $140.4 billion in 2018, according to Invest India statistics. Manufacturers in the Textile Industry- Motherland Garments Private Ltd’s Managing Director A.J. Pandiam said that […]

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5 Bangaldeshi arrested on rape charges in Bengaluru

While recreating the crime scene, two shot in the leg after they try to flee the scene.  Bengaluru: Two accused in the Bangalore rape case were shot in the leg after they allegedly  tried to escape the crime scene. Earlier today,  police had taken two of the accused for reconstruction of  the crime scene where […]

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Fishermen face a job crisis as Bangalore’s polluted lakes persists

Since 2002, about 15000 fishermen have lost their jobs and over 2500 fishermen are struggling to keep their families afloat due to lack of fish food because of the polluted water resources of the lakes in Bangalore. Bangalore: Over 31,000 fishermen sellers and thousands of residents and other traditional fish-based families on the lakes are […]

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Green Manufacturing – A hit and miss in Peenya.

Synpack is a company that engages in a practice known as blown film extrusion which is used to manufacture polymer sheets. These polymer sheets are used to produce plastic films used by food packaging and pharmaceutical companies. At the empty plot adjacent to the Synpack factory, in Phase-II of Peenya Industrial Area, is a plastic […]

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Abandonment and Disposal: A struggle or choice

While industries across the nation find a way to deal with waste and products of ‘no commercial value’ to them, the dairy industry looks out to NGOs and organizations to take care of their non-productive living bi-products. Bangalore: Waking up before the sunrise, cleaning the udder, slowly pulling down the base of teat to squeeze […]

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Madrasa Students In Bengaluru Are Stuck With A Bleak Future

Without proper infrastructure or syllabus, madrasa students in Bangalore are caught in a trap. Bangalore: In the afternoon, the streets of Shivaji Nagar are brimming with activity. A few scrap dealers wipe their brows of the Bengaluru humidity, awaiting customers. The food shop at the front of the road prepares flatbreads for the upcoming lunch […]

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A year of education lapse, thanks to digital divide

With limited or no means to continue their learning, slum children skip a year’s education.     The pandemic highlights how digital divide could halt education, the most basic necessity of Bangalore’s slums’ upgrading. The schools have remained shut due to the onset of the pandemic. They were shut until December 2020, when the Karnataka government […]

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