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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Import Restrictions Hit Indian Traders Hard

Bengaluru: To cope up with Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan, local retailers face difficulty in conducting business operations.  With a calculator in one hand and other involved in writing financial reports, Nikhil Prasad, a tyre manufacturer at Velox Tyres Pvt. Ltd. said, “The import restrictions imposed by the government are neither giving us the advantage of increased demands, nor […]

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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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Lockdown: Roadblock between shopkeepers and income

The shopkeepers are facing a lot of difficulties in their work due to the lockdown. NOIDA: The pandemic has largely affected the shopkeepers in Delhi and NCR in many ways. Most of the shopkeeper’s business has decreased by 50%, some shopkeepers have removed their workers as they don’t have money to give to them and […]

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Farmers become the torch bearers of protests in India

Farmers breeze through the cold waves of winter and set ablaze their protest. DELHI: India has become the stronghold of protests in recent years. The anti-CAA protests in 2019-2020 saw many parts of the nation coming together with masses speaking out their anger against the newly introduced Citizenship Act at that time. The Muslim community […]

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Women in the informal sector: insecure at homes, streets,construction sites

Number of registered cases of sexual assault are on the rise, experts suggest proper mental care for the victims and maintenance of data by the government. By Upasana Banerjee Bengaluru: Bharathi, a domestic worker of about 40 years old who is a mother to two daughters, 24 and 18, has been working as a maid […]

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