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Stories from previous editions

Unprivileged children are being denied admission under RTE

According to Department of Public Instruction, it received 75,000 applicants for RTE in Bangalore last year, but only 25,000 got admissions. With government mandating Aadhar Card from this year, it is adding to their problems. Our reporter Prathmesh Tripathi presents the story.

 

Along with rains, the market for Honge becomes scarce

Honge trees grow naturally without much attention. Our reporter Poorbita Bagchi finds that the depletion of ground water along with lack of rains has triggered a reduction in their numbers.

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Swine flu makes a comeback in Bangalore: 7 deaths reported this year

There has been a rapid increase in the number of people who tested positive for Swine flu in Karnataka. Since January, 7 people have lost their lives of the deadly infection. Our reporter Shreya Mishra presents the report.

People in Gonipura village rely on water ATMs from other nearby villages

Water ATMs installed in Gonipura village four months ago have become faulty and residents are relying on water from nearby villages. Our reporter Niranjan Reddy talks about the problems faced by them.

 

NIMHANS study shows use of social media at bedtime may cause sleep disorder.

A study published by NIMHANS on the occasion of World Sleep Day says that using online social media platforms may cause disruption of sleep cycle among healthy individuals. Reporter Vishal Chawla finds that using these apps at bed time delays normal sleep by more than 1.5 hours on average.

 

Households continue to neglect waste segregation

Bangalore is a producer of 4000 tonnes of waste per day but segregates only 40-45% of it. South Zone segregates only 18% of the waste it produces. Our reporter Komal Rani explains how BBMP plans to deal with the issue.

Months after eviction, vendors' struggle for work goes on

Around 400 street vendors are denied to set up their shops in the BDA complex after their eviction in November, 2016. Our reporter Kritica Sinha finds out more about their condition.

 

Bangalore celebrates 'Pulsar Festival Of Speed'

Bajaj Auto concludes its seconds season of Festival Of Speed at Meco Kartopia track in Bangalore. Our reporter Keyur Joshi covers the joyous event.