Hearing Impaired Sports-persons Shout to be Heard  

Karnataka Sports Federation of the Deaf is complaining about not receiving any funds from All India Sports Council of the Deaf (AISD) in the last three years. Bangalore Apr 11, 2019: Karnataka Sports Federation of the Deaf is not able to provide coaching facilities or organize sports events for hearing impaired sportspersons due to lack […]

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Election Duty Takes a Toll on Government Offices

Government offices in the city are facing a lack of workforce as most of the officials have gone for election duty training. Bangalore, April 11, 2019: As the Lok Sabha elections have begun today, Several government officials are on election duty training. This has affected the consumers who come to the offices to get their […]

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Private bus Operators Charge a Bomb in Poll Time

Travelers look at alternatives to book tickets. Bangalore, April 11, 2019: Ahead of Karnataka’s polling days, April 18 and April 23, private bus operators are charging excess fares from passengers traveling from Bengaluru to other cities. Passengers have complained to the transport authorities, but the operators have refused to decrease fares. “It is unfair to charge more […]

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Illegal Lizards Penises, Other Body Parts For Sale

The Forest Department of Karnataka has caught some 50 sellers illegally trading wildlife parts in the last four months. By Manasi Pawar Bengaluru, April 10, 2019 The sellers have opted to use digital selling platforms like OLX, Alibaba, Quickr, and eBay to illegally sell wildlife parts. According to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered […]

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Continued Practice of Commercial Surrogacy

Despite the ban on surrogacy many foreign nationals come to India in search of surrogates. By Aakriti Valecha Bengaluru, 10 April,  2019. Indian surrogacy law makes it illegal for foreign couples to come to India for Surrogacy. The law states that surrogates must be related to the couple. Zahanat, a citizen of Dubai, who came […]

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Cut in govt Engg College Seats Leaves Students Disappointed

Students say they will be forced to join costly colleges. By Shrabona Ghosh Bengaluru, 10 April, 2019. The decision of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to cut intake in government engineering colleges has left students puzzled. Many students seeking admission for the  academic year 2019-20 say they plan to change their stream as they […]

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KR Market Meat Sellers: Palike Plan Will rob our Livelihood

But say moving out for a few months is OK. Bengaluru, April 9, 2019: Meat vendors in KR Market are unwilling to shift their stalls ahead of the BBMP’s Smart City project. As a part of the project, KR Market will be renovated and get waste-management and parking facilities. The BBMP has proposed to shift […]

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Subsidized Medicine Goes out of Stock

Nearly 5000 state subsidized medicine shops in the country are running short on medicines for life-threatening diseases. Bengaluru, April 6, 2019. State-subsidized medicine shops called ‘Jan Aushudhi’ centres are out of stock on a number of generic medicines. ‘Jan Aushudhi’ centres are built under Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya JanAushudhi Priyojana (PMBJP) scheme that aims at providing […]

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Bengalureans fret as borewells dry up, tankers cost a bomb

Exorbitant amounts charged by private water tankers By Sahana S Bangalore, April 8, 2019 Bengalureans are having a tough time because of the rising temperature and water shortage. Several areas, such as Whitefield, Dasarahalli and Yelahanka, are facing a severe water crisis as borewells have nearly dried up. Residents of these areas are currently  relying […]

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