Satisfied but Hubballi’s Indira Canteen customers see room for improvement

Satisfied but Hubballi's Indira Canteen customers see room for improvement thumbnail

HUBBALLI: The existing Indira Canteens in the city are receiving an overwhelming response with people satisfied with the quality and affordability of breakfast and lunch at these facilities. When TOI conducted a reality check at the Indira Canteen near New English School, where the lunch comprised rice, sambar and curd rice, people offered some suggestions. Arif M, an engineer with a private company, said that the quality and quantity of meal at Rs 10 is better than hotels in the city. “The food is tasty. The canteen helps labourers working…

Read More

Tech firm to hire engg freshers via hackathon

Tech firm to hire engg freshers via hackathon thumbnail

Hubballi: Hackathon, the new way of hiring engineering graduates, will soon enter the twin cities. Amid concern over several reports indicating the lack of employable skills among engineering students in the country, software companies are slowly giving up their old methods of hiring of conducting tests and multiple interviews and instead hiring freshers through online coding platforms. At a time when hiring through hackathons at engineering colleges in metropolitan cities like Bengaluru is still a new thing, a similar codethon planned on a university campus has elated the academic community…

Read More

Hubballi gets its Indira Canteens

Hubballi gets its Indira Canteens thumbnail

Hubballi: After much delay, Indira Canteens, a flagship programme of the previous state government led by Siddaramaiah, opened in the city on Tuesday. Three of the 12 Indira Canteens proposed have been thrown open to the public who can relish a meal at Rs 10 and breakfast at Rs 5. The canteens were to be inaugurated about six months ago. But they were not completed due to several reasons. Hubballi-Dharwad East MLA Prasad Abbayya inaugurated the canteen on the premises of Hubballi-Dharwad Municipal Corporation’s 11 zonal office near New English…

Read More