A wave that flooded Indore’s healthcare system.

Indore: The acute shortage of oxygen, beds and medical supplies in the city has shone light on the glaring problem in the healthcare system. This has led to the loss of thousands of lives. Shailendra Tiwari, a city resident lost his brother amid the second wave. “Almost a month ago, we were all preparing for […]

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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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The Uncovered Reality: Disparity in slums in Bangalore

The Uncovered Reality: Disparity in slums in Bangalore

Slum dwellers residing in non-notified slums still struggle to get the sanitation facility, KSDB fails to provide resources due to lack of funds. Bangalore: As per the survey done by the Karnataka Slum Development Board, there are around 2804 slums in Karnataka. Out of which there are 597 slums in Bangalore. And only 387 are […]

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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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Revival of immunity boosters in time of Covid

With over a year into the pandemic, immunity has become the new obsession. There has been a newfound support and acceptance for immunity boosters. But science says that immunity boosters are a hoax. Bengaluru: The year 2020 will be remembered as the year which changed everything. The World Health Organisation (WHO) on 11 March 2020, […]

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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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As Covid-19 cases rise, dairy industry plummets

Bangalore: K Ravishankar, the founder of Green Dairy Farm, recalls the days when he saved up every penny possible to kick start his cheese factory in the year 2009. The factory he built with soaring ambitions, blood, sweat, and tears is on the verge of shutting down owing to the pandemic. The resurgence of the Covid-19 […]

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