Bengaluru turns to rain to solve water woes

Arush Martins (@ArushMartins ‏) BENGALURU: As uneven rain continues to haunt Bengalureans, rainwater harvesting is seeing an uptick in the city. “The number of storage tanks, pumps and filtration system sold for rainwater harvesting has increased since the monsoon hit Bengaluru, but the uneven rain is hampering this process,” said environmentalist and a social activist... Continue Reading →

SJC computer clubs take flight

Keerthy Rajan (@rajan_keerthy) CAMPUS: The computer clubs of St Joseph’s College are back with a bunch of new and exciting competitions for 2018-19. One such competition will give students the opportunity to design the logo for their upcoming department fest, which will be held later this year. The winning design will be used as the... Continue Reading →

First an activist, then a filmmaker, says KP Sasi

Rahul Joseph (@Rdj204)   CAMPUS: “I’m an activist first and then a filmmaker. The country has been marred with religious intolerance and unrest among communities is on the rise. This has devastated lives” said renowned Indian filmmaker and cartoonist KP Sasi. He was delivering the keynote address as a part of the Ignatian week celebrations,... Continue Reading →

All trains in India to have bio-toilets by 2019

Jeevan Biswas (@G1_Biswas)   BENGALURU: The upcoming year is expected to see a major transformation in the sanitation facilities provided by Indian Railways. According to a written statement by Rajen Gohain, Minister of State for Railways, to a question raised in the lower house of Parliament, installation of bio-toilets in all the railway coaches is... Continue Reading →

HDK backtracks on Soudha scribe ban

Anusha J (@anooosher)   BENGALURU: A backlash following Karnataka Chief Minister, Kumaraswamy’s announcement earlier this week that movement of mediapersons would be restricted in Vidhana Soudha has led him to now clarify thathe intended to set up specificareas where journalists caninteract with officials andministers in an organised way. He had earlier reportedly said the move... Continue Reading →

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