Monumental failure of MNREGA Scheme in Lingasugur Taluk

Farmers working at the agricultural land Sahana S A forty-five-year-old Chandrappa who arrived for village fair to celebrate along with his family members recalls his former days where he used to work in a coconut farm under the NAREGA scheme for three months.  He used to use the payment to look after his agricultural land […]

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Extinction of Otters Could Lead to Extinction of Aquatic Life

Feature Image by Dr. Samad Kottur. The two types of otters dwelling in India around the region of River Tungabhadra: the smooth-coated otter (Lutrogale perspicillata), and the small-clawed otter are endangered species, and various measures have been brought in to protect them. By Praveena P. Bangalore, April 2019. If a person manages to spot an […]

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The Catastrophic Illness After Migration

The Land of Paddy is now witnessing several HIV positive cases due to migration. By Lanka Samanth Bangalore, April 20, 2019 In the first-week of every month, Naqba (name changed) visits Siruguppa along with her five-year-old son. As a third wife to her husband, Naqba performs all her duties well. Drying like river Tungabhadra, Naqba […]

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Jan Aushadhi, a non-starter in Siruguppa

The generic medicine scheme is yet to take off in Siruguppa taluk of Karnataka, forcing the poor to purchase expensive medications Generic medicines in India aim at providing quality medicines at affordable prices throughout the country. Though the Government has asked doctors to prescribe generic medicines rather than the branded versions, people still do not […]

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Shortage of Teacher Costs Children’s Education

All the five Anganwadi’s under Kadathi Gram Panchayat were locked due to the shortage of teachers By Shreya Jain Bangalore, April 20, 2019 The primary school kids play on the streets of Shantinagar, Harapanahalli taluk which is located in Karnataka, they struggle speaking Kannada, and they are deprived of the underlying primary school going student’s […]

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