With crowds in commercial areas during Dasara, Bengaluru’s COVID count is expected to increase. In Malleswaram, a local group has created a street plan to make 8th Cross COVID-safe, and has sought BBMP’s support for implementation.
While Karnataka government is yet to decide on school reopening, its SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) for reopening are quite detailed. Many school managements say the SOPs are difficult to comply with.
Yield of many fruits, vegetables and nuts are dependent on pollinators like bees and butterflies. Take the survey by ATREE on how the dwindling number of pollinators is affecting Benglaureans’ food habits and how this problem could be dealt with.
With no income in the lockdown, Abdul Sattar and other embroiderers in Bengaluru were desperate to return to their West Bengal village. Now, with no work in the village, Sattar is desperate to come back to the city.
Centre approves suburban rail project, BBMP asks apartment residents to take COVID tests, Fitness Certificates to be denied for vehicles with pending traffic dues – catch up on this week’s news in our roundup.