Bellandur lake bed on fire, again

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Bellandur lake bed catches fire for the second time in a month. Bangalore’s largest lake bed was on fire twice this month. The area has been prone to burning since 2015, when the increase in froth caught. Since then instances of burning have decreased as the lake water kept on adulterating, until again in March […]

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Children breath easy: asthma episodes drop

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Children suffering from asthma should maintain social distance and wear a mask as a measure of protection after Covid. Bengaluru – There has been a decrease in the number of asthma episodes among children in Bangalore. The patients who used to visit the child asthma clinics have decreased by 60 to 70 percent. Robin Roy, whose child […]

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Social Media (b)akes way for home-bakers

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Several people turn to home baking amidst the pandemic. Organisations promoting women entrepreneurship laud social media for the same. Bangalore: Home baking has witnessed new dawn after people from all walks of life turned their heads to it in the lockdown. Facebook groups like Home Bakers Guild and Bakers of Bangalore have thousands of members. […]

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Neglect of dental care might be costly for Bangaloreans

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A study by IMRB says almost 46 percent of people suffer from oral health issues in Bangalore. Bangalore: A national study conducted by Indian Market Research Bureau (IMRB) for Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited stated that 46 percent in Bangalore suffers from oral health issues. Christopher, a 19-year-old boy, said he visited his dentist when he felt […]

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Real Estate Sales Rises Steadily But Slowly

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A decrease in the interest rate of home loans has led more people to buy properties. Builders say there is still a long way to go before the real estate market starts to make profits again. Sinchita Mitra 01 April 2021 Bangalore Bangalore saw a rise in the sale of real estate in the first […]

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“Schools on wheel” yet to hit the roads

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BBMP introduces a bridge course for the underprivileged children but the delay in the survey of street kids holds back the initiative. Bangalore: The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahangara Palike (BBMP) introduced a scheme named “School on wheel” which was to start at the end of February. However, even after a month, the initiative has not rolled […]

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Cases against people not wearing seatbelts has doubled

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City police records show 30 lakh cases were registered in 2020 in Bangalore Bengaluru: The number of cases registered against people not wearing seatbelts has doubled from 2019 to 2020. Bangalore Traffic Police record shows cases registered have jumped from around 15 lakhs in 2019 to around 30 lakhs in 2020.   S.P. Shashikala, ACP Traffic, […]

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Women only police stations face a hard time

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As domestic violence cases go up amidst the pandemic, All Women Police stations want a larger workforce. Bangalore: Dimpul a victim of dowry and harassment has been making rounds of the All Women Police Station (AWPs)  seeking justice for the past eight months.“My husband threw me out of the house without any reason. He didn’t […]

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Assam Elections 2021

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As we await the election results in Assam, we have a political analyst and the associate editor of The Federal- Dakshina Murthy. He tells us the trends in Assam and what are some of the key issues. He covers topics like the effect of CAA in the polls, the violation of moral code of conduct […]

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Bulletin 4A (2020-21)

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In today’s edition we bring you a special coverage of the Assam election along with other stories.

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Home grown garden city

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An increase in home gardening has not only added more green pockets in the city but has also opened profitable margins for nurseries.  Bangalore: During the lockdown, many professionals and homemakers took up home gardening as a hobby. Due to this, nurseries saw a steady increase in their sales post lockdown. Nurseries in Ramohalli and Ketohalli […]

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Battered rental bikes pose a threat to commuters.

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The dilapidated state of rental bikes in Bengaluru due to vandalism makes them unsafe for use. By- Antara Gupta| March 30th 2021 Bengaluru: According to statistics by Jayanagar Police station, road accidents due to vandalized rental bikes have gone up by 22 percent since 2020. A report by Bengaluru Traffic police department, shows that even […]

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