Bengaluru: Over 33,000 Trees to be Felled for Peripheral Ring Road, Contrary to BDA's Claim of just 200
By: Vikas Suresh
The Bangalore Development Authority's flawed Environment Impact Assessment report claimed that only 200 trees would be felled for the 8-lane and 65.5km PRR which will complete the remaining half of the existing NICE Road between Tumkur Road and Hosur Road. [...]
In conversation with Arivu, Rapper & Writer at The Casteless Collective
The mass resignations of 80 journalists (almost the entire editorial staff) from the Budapest-based Index.hu followed the sacking of Editor-in-Chief Szabolcs Dull, who warned in June that the site? independence was at risk after changes to its ownership structure. [...]
China successfully launched its indigenous spacecraft Tianwen- 1 - the second of the three spacecraft set to take off this month - to Mars, on July 23, making it the sixth attempted Mars programme internationally. [...]
Earlier in June, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had announced that private hospitals in the state could not charge more than Rs 1,000 per day for PPE. [...]
The Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET), the exam conducted annually for admission to the professional courses in the state, is set to be held on July 30 and July 31, 2020. Around 1.95 lakh students will write the CET at 120 places in 497 centres across the state.
By: Sashwata Saha
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee imposes 24-hour lockdown after the state witnessed a record spike of 39 COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours.
The dates and directives to implement the lockdown were decided in a high-level meeting chaired by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee yesterday.
With the Covid-19 cases in Karnataka on the surge, the state government on Saturday transferred the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Commissioner B. H. Anil Kumar.
Since the pandemic was declared in March, Indian media houses have dismissed over 1,200 editorial employees across the board. Circulation issues, drying advertisements and an immature online market - the three silver bullets that took down the behemothic Indian media long before COVID-19 did - are delivering the final blow.
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