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Articles by Geetika Mantri
Articles by Geetika Mantri
Display pesticides, genetic modification info on food labels: Petition urges FSSAI
Experts say that displaying this information is integral to upholding citizens' right to safe food.
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 16:13
We asked Uber, Ola if drivers are sensitised on sexual harassment: Here’s what they said
Is zero tolerance to sexual harassment a policy they follow in letter and/or in spirit? Their responses leave much to be desired.
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 18:56
BBMP's 'approved' dog breeds list makes no sense, and is eerily similar to Singapore's
From an arbitrary list of 'approved dog breeds' to excluding stakeholders from discussions, BBMP's byelaws have several flaws.
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 17:17
One dog per apartment, 3 in independent house: BBMP’s new laws anger B’luru pet owners
Animal activists fear that the new byelaws will not only lead to largescale abandonment of dogs but is a setback to adoption and foster care.
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 12:07
These Bengalureans are the first Indians to complete the gruelling Everest marathon
Passing through five Himalayan passes, Deepa Bhat and Taher Merchant completed the world’s highest 60-km-long running event within the given time.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 17:17
Watch: The agrarian crisis in Andhra’s Kadiri is making women vulnerable to trafficking
Women and children in the families of farmers who have committed suicide have become vulnerable to trafficking.
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 14:30
Watch: Why the frothing and fuming Bellandur lake is a public health crisis in the making
The situation in Bellandur, while has caught the limelight fairly recently, has been decades in the making. So, is it even possible to save the lake?
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 23:01
‘Grandparents aren’t substitutes for nannies’: Pune court’s new order earns praise
The court observed that the idea that grandparents are always available to babysit grandkids is wrong, and grandparents often compromised on their lives to do so.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 14:23
Meet the Bengaluru man with a rare blood group, who travelled to Vellore to save a life
When Shridhar, who is also of the Bombay blood group, got to know that Saimhadri was in critical need of blood donors, he wasted no time in going to Vellore.
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 12:34
Meet the 69-yr-old who filed a case against dumping in Bellandur lake 20 years ago – and won
Ram Murthy was one of the first people who discovered how polluted the lake was all the way back in 1997, and also proved it to the Karnataka High Court.
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 16:07