Government schools in Savanur lack basic facilities.

Sports equipment remains amiss in various schools. By Hamsaveni N Government schools in Savanur have poor infrastructure, insufficient classrooms, inadequate teaching staff, and shortage of sports equipment. A few schools lack playgrounds and computer education for students.   C.N. Hadpada, headmaster of the Government Higher Primary School, Allipura, said, “Although the school has 285 students […]

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Few Buses Ply in Maski, Villagers Forced to Walk Long Miles

Young girls are dropping out of schools and the old walk miles of distance due to poor public transport system in Maski. By Yamini Chincholi Travelling from one village to another is not a walk in the park for dwellers of Maski taluk as public transport is available only thrice a day. Public buses are […]

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Health Hazards: A Haunting Reality in Sandur

Sandur, which is amongst one of the mineral-rich towns in Bellary, Karnataka, has become a death trap. With a lack of awareness, ignorant mining companies, no maintenance of database regarding diseases, the treatment of Silicosis and silico-tuberculosis is hard to find. April 11, 2020                                        Hariswami, a resident of Chornur village, has been struggling to make […]

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Govt’s generic medicine scheme falls sick in Khustagi

Patients of Khustagi are not getting the full benefit of Janaushadhi stores, pressurizes the poor to buy expensive medicines. Ishika Dangayach Sana Sheikh, a 20-year-old girl from Nidasheshi village in Khustagi taluk, spends her day inside her small house with four other members of her family. For the last 15 years, she is suffering from […]

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The fault in the schemes: Sindagi HIV patients suffer in oblivion

The government schemes meant for the welfare of HIV patients have failed to make an impact in Sindagi taluk of Vijayapura district in Karnataka. Thus, the patients have accepted the disease’s consequences as their fate and therefore now continue to suffer, oblivious of the benefits available. By Manasvi Gupta The rough, shaky one-hour bus ride […]

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