Govt ban fails to prevent home delivery of booze

Stores deliver alcohol to nearby areas without the notice of State Excise Department Despite a high court order and the excise department’s ban on home delivery of alcohol in Karnataka, liquor shop owners have found loopholes to continue it. The Observer contacted a few liquor shops in Kalyan Nagar, HSR Layout, BTM Layout, Panduranga Nagar […]

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Pigeon droppings at Metro stations can make you sick

People with low immunity are most vulnerable. Pigeon droppings cause secondary infections to those who are already ill. Commuters of Namma Metro have a reason to worry that they are not aware of: Pigeon droppings. They can cause up to 60 diseases. “Pigeon droppings will affect the passengers if they are not cleaned for a […]

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Illegal smoking rooms abound in Bengaluru

BBMP has not cracked the whip on hotels, pubs and bars that have an illegal smoking area. Restaurants, pubs and bars in Bengaluru have smoking areas without acquiring no-objection certificates (NOCs) from BBMP. “We have a smoking zone in our hotel in the entrance area. There is no restriction for people who smoke there. We […]

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Dumping of animal waste raises stink in Russell Market

Russell Market shop owners complaint about the dumping of animal waste by beef market people. Bengaluru: Shop owners in the Beef Market in Shivajinagar dump animal waste in Russell Market’s backyard, causing a stinky situation. Complaints to the BBMP have led to no resolution. “The Beef Market shop owners slaughter animals in their houses nearby […]

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