COVID-19: All home, no travel makes travel agencies dull

The pandemic was harsh on travel agencies as the whole world paused due to coronavirus-induced lockdowns.  Keertiraj H., a former software engineer, runs a tour and travel business, named Keerti Tours & Travels. He looks after the google business aspect of the company. But his uncle, Shankar B., looks after the business on ground. As […]

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The suffering of teachers amidst pandemic

Teachers have been suffering since the past one year from salary to health. Ahmedabad: The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the education sector globally. Six million teachers in India work as front-line workers to ensure that the learning continues. When the school switched to online mode, it fell on the shoulders of teachers to learn technical […]

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Lockdown Triggers Mental Health Issues Among Men.

By Priyanka Ghosh                                                                                 26/05/2021 Bangalore:The number of depression cases continue to rise among men post lockdown. Unemployment, loneliness, isolation, marital issues and being stuck in the homes contributed to it. At the same time many people also lost their jobs and were not able to meet their family and friends which in turn contributed to […]

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Bengaluru women alone suffer the burden of family planning

The health department of Karnataka achieved half of its mandated targets of sterilization, condom distribution in 2018-2019. For me, family planning is about the ideal family: parents and two children, said Latika Chaudhury (40), a senior coordinator and homemaker from Electronic City. “(Family) planning is required not only for planning the number of children, but […]

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BBMP V/S Pourakarmikas: the battle continues

Pourakarmikas are not provided with safety precautionary equipment by BBMP to work during Covid-19. Shilpa, a pourakarmika worker in Bengaluru lost her life to Covid-19 in July 2020. Prasad, Shilpa’s husband said, “It was difficult for us to find a bed when she tested positive for Covid-19. Due to her delayed treatment, she lost her […]

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Pandemic’s Inside edge: KSCA Stakeholders having to start from scratch again

No physical activity during the Pandemic has pulled the Players, Coaches, and other stakeholders of KSCA to Zero again, affecting their mental and financial status. Cricket across the globe has been disrupted during the Covid-19 pandemic. Cricket is an active sport that needs the maximum amount of physical activities, which was paused during the pandemic […]

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The hospitality sector still hungry a year after Covid-19

With the second wave of Covid-19 looming over the heads of everybody, the hospitality sector in Karnataka looks at the long road ahead of the revival. Bengaluru: When the lockdown was imposed in March 2020, Anil Kumar, the owner of Udupi Taaja Tindi, a small restaurant in Bengaluru did not know that he would have […]

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