Despite a law, many cos do not have internal complaints panels

Women demand them to deal with the cases of harassment Despite a legal mandate, many workplaces do not have Internal Complaints Committees to deal with complaints of sexual harassment of women employees. Under Section 4 of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, an employer who has 10 or […]

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Erratic and heavy rain drives plant nurseries into losses

Over-watering caused plants heavy damage Heavy rainfall in August and September has damaged plants in nurseries across Bengaluru, causing losses to their owners. G. Shrinivas, owner of Sumanth Nursery and Garden, Jnanabharathi, informed The Observer: “Flowers like ZZ plant, peace lily and sevanthi (chrysanthemum) get destroyed when over-watered. They require a minimum of 5-6 hours […]

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