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  • A day in the life of a garbage collector

    No one wishes to immerse themselves in filth, but someone ends up doing it. Despite the almost inhuman conditions and the lack of dignity, garbage collectors continue to do that job, due to financial compulsions. …»
  • Price cap on movies is a bad move. Here’s why!

    For an offbeat indie movie, multiplexes would charge a lower price, while for a blockbuster, they would charge a higher price. Price cap changes the equation: to maximize profits, they would have to sell maximum …»
  • Living amidst filth, they clean Bengaluru

    Lives in this Bengaluru slum are an example of everything that's wrong with the system: unchecked urbanisation, poor waste management and lack of formal contracts for waste pickers in our cities. »»

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