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 Budget 2018: Rs 12 crore for bone marrow transplant unit at Kidwai hospital in Bangalore

If the unit is set up, Kidwai Institute will join the league of Tata Memorial Hospital of Mumbai and AIIMS which have similar facilities.

06 Jul 2018

Amid crumbling infrastructure, East Bengaluru seeks change

From bad roads to drug menace, areas in eastern part of city have a lot to struggle with; residents blame migrant population for rise in crime.

29 Apr 2018

Karnataka polls: Doctors put down stethoscope for healthier state

The Indian Medical Association has extended support to doctors contesting elections across party lines.

23 Apr 2018

Insurers cannot reject health claims based on genetic disorders, says IRDAI

In a major relief to patients suffering from genetic disorders, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has barred insurers from rejecting claims on the basis of genetic disorders.

22 Mar 2018

Bengaluru collapse: Family survives, shuttles between hospitals now

Chitra and her family of three survived the building collapse with injuries and burns. But now the family is torn between the burns ward at different hospitals.

17 Oct 2017