Chetana Belagere

Blood banks need advanced HIV test kits

However, the ID-NAT facility, which was started in the state in 2013, was withdrawn from hospitals in March last year, with the government citing its non-viability due to high costs.

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NIMHANS ups its ‘game’ for seniors

MCI condition may also reduce motivation, which could have an impact on whether or not people with the condition take part in programmes that might help them.

19 Jan 2019

Doctors raise eyebrows at Bengaluru's microblading trend

The treatment, known as microblading, fills eyebrows with a temporary tattoo.

19 Jan 2019

Security beefed up at Bengaluru temple for celestial event

Rays from the sun will fall on the Sivalinga for a maximum of 15 to 20 minutes as it passes between the horns of the Nandi.

15 Jan 2019

Only vaccine lab for Monkey Fever struggles to cope with high demand

The lab, which produced around 35,000 vials of vaccines in January last year, has been asked to produce 50,000 vaccines in December.

13 Jan 2019

Facebook, Instagram help Bengaluru cops gather data, build cases

Bengaluru police say in cases that are stalled or with no leads, social media is a boon.

10 Jan 2019

NIMHANS and police join hands to tackle trauma

A team of psychologists in NIMHANS is trying to help namma ooru police better cope with psychological trauma or secondary trauma, which they tend to face after every case they handle.

10 Jan 2019

Constable hurt after tree branch falls on him at Chamarajpet

His son Tejaswi has lodged a complaint with the Central police station in Chamrajpet in this regard.

09 Jan 2019

‘Tailor on Wheels’ weaves through traffic to make a living

The man who knew nothing but tailoring was clueless about how to make a living.

08 Jan 2019

Forget Kundalis, couples go for ‘Carrier  counselling’

Bengaluru couples are now choosing premarital carrier screenings over the old-time Kunadali matching, to cut the chances of having kids with genetic disorders.

05 Jan 2019

Too cold for school, say children

Bengaluru’s decreasing temperatures and foggy mornings have resulted in a dip in attendance in schools.

05 Jan 2019

Skip food, walk less, cross legs: The difficult art of smuggling gold

According to Customs data, the rectal cavity is the preferred place to conceal gold, to avoid detection by officials. 

02 Jan 2019

IPS officer Madhukar Shetty believed in correcting the system: Retired DGP RK Dutta

Many senior officers made sure that he was shunted from one post to another,” a retired senior police officer said.  

30 Dec 2018

With online 'KGF' game, Yash fans go extra mile to set 'Rocky bhai' free 

Under the reviews section, there are mixed reviews ranging from “This is such a kiddish game” to sarcastic comments like, “Oh! Our children are getting so addicted to the game."

26 Dec 2018

Bengaluru cabbies drive women to the edge of their seats

Using app-based aggregators to hail a ride from Kempegowda International Airport has become a nightmare for many women.

24 Dec 2018