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Staff, fund crunch hit organ retrieval

Dr Kishore Phadke, convener, Jeevasarthakathe, said that there are 42 organ retrieval centres in the state that are also authorised to do transplant.

09 Feb 2019

Teachers to learn how to help children with lisps

Primary school students who stutter or have a lisp (difficulty in pronouncing  certain syllables) are not treated kindly by their classmates and are often mocked.

06 Feb 2019

NIMHANS Digital Academy: General physicians get trained to tackle mental health issues

Dr Prabhat Chand, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Centre for Deaddiction Medicine, NIMHANS, who heads NDA, said the objective is to democratise psychiatric knowledge.

26 Jan 2019

Varthur lake fire: Bangalore Development Authority says not its fault

When BDA deposes before the Hegde Committee on January 30, it will reiterate that it’s the company’s responsibility to deweed and clean the lake.

22 Jan 2019

Bangalore Amateur Radio Club turns 60

Around 100 Radio Amateurs or Hams based out of Bengaluru celebrated as the city’s oldest amateur radio club — the Bangalore Amateur Radio Club (BARC) turned 60 on Sunday.

14 Jan 2019

Bangalore University baffled over ‘gold’ in gold-plated medals

Officials said that traders are not assuring that each medal will contain the required 1.3 g gold.

10 Jan 2019

Ex-CS to decide UVCE’s fate

A government order should be issued shortly, BH Anil Kumar, Additional Chief Secretary, Higher Education, confirmed.

09 Jan 2019

Heads of depts at UVCE decide to remain with BU

Experts opined that UVCE should be under BU at least till it gets autonomous status.

08 Jan 2019

Twice unlucky, varsity looks for bidders for tamarind yield

Every year, when the fruit is ripe, the university calls for bids.

07 Jan 2019

Mixing science and mythology dangerous, say irked academics

Among those present at the protest were Prajval Shastri, a retired professor from the Indian Institute of Astrophysics. 

07 Jan 2019

Karnataka sees dip in maternal deaths

In 2017, Karnataka saw 350 less deaths of women in labour compared to 2016, as per the just-released Civil Registration System (CRS) 2017 report, which was made public on Friday.

29 Dec 2018

Snazzy, tech-savvy solutions, thanks to Bengaluru students 

Installing close circuit television cameras might just be a thing of the past.

26 Dec 2018

Nurse who helped Carlton fire survivors feted

The 2010 Carlton Towers fire accident is still etched in the memory of Bangaloreans where people jumped to death on Old Airport Road from a blazing tower. 

26 Dec 2018

Bengaluru loco pilots file petition for loos

Despite the Indian Railways in 2016 introduced bio-toilets in 2016, it has been implemented only in a few trains.

25 Dec 2018

Researchers demand hike in stipend

The students demanded an annual hike, based on inflation and cost of living.

22 Dec 2018