Labourers battered as CM inaugurates PWD officer’s quarters

Construction workers complain at government’s apathy towards their on-site working and living conditions. Labourers lament the deplorable conditions at their living place with no urinals or clean drinking water provision as Chief Minister Basvaraj Bommai kick-started thePublic Works Department’s state government officers’ quarters project in Vasanth Nagar. Workers living in tin sheds complain about the […]

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Karnataka’s education sector struggles to adopt e-education

Teachers are not well-versed with online meeting platforms used for online classes. Dr. Helen Roselin has been teaching Environmental Sciences at Mount Carmel College for many years. She loves to teach, but online teaching has made her hate her job. She feels she isn’t able to give 100 percent to her students because she lacks […]

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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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Despite Centre’s order, there are no creches in pvt firms’ offices

Many companies still don’t know how to enforce it. Kolkata: Several companies have been found flouting the government’s directive to  provide for creches for children of female employees. Aditi Gupta, a mother of a three-year-old child, informed The Observer: “I worked for many years before I had my first baby, but after his birth, I […]

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As unskilled workers return to villages, demand in cities rises

Want their jobs back, lockdown comes in the way. Hyderabad: Lavanya Pilli, with her family, moved to her native village near Ballari after staying in Hyderabad for five years. “My husband has tested positive for Covid-19. I can’t afford medical expenses in the city, so we have moved to our village,” she said. Lavanya and […]

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Yaas weakened from VSCS to cyclonic storm at 5:30 P.M: IMD (Live Updates)

The Very Severe Cyclonic Storm (VSCS) Yaas is likely to weaken during the next six hours, IMD said. It made landfall around 8:30 A.M. today, on 26th May, about 40 km South-Southeast of Balasore, Odisha, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). Around 5,76,288 people have been evacuated in Odisha so far, with 60 ODRAF […]

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Cyclone Yaas causes heavy damage in Odisha, Bengal

Weakens after making an early landfall. Kolkata: Cyclone Yaas weakened into a severe cyclonic storm after making landfall hours before it was expected to on Wednesday, leaving a trail of destruction. A PTI report, quoting Odisha’s special relief commissioner P.K. Jena, said seawater entered thousands of houses in Bahanaga and Remuna blocks of the Balasore […]

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