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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

Bengaluru collapse: Four rescue personnel injured as roof collapse takes them by surprise

A 52-year-old fire officer suffered injuries to his upper spine and neck when he and three of his colleagues tried to extricate five people from under the rubble.

17 Oct 2017

Aadhaar reunites Tamil Nadu youth with family in Bengaluru after four years

The joy of Pichandi J Jayaraman knew no bounds as he met his eldest child, 20-year-old Karthi P Pichandi, after four years.

18 Aug 2017

Close to 3000 ghost medicos got training in Karnataka's Hubballi district

Rs 4.31 crore National Health Mission funds lost owing to this, reveals audit report

28 Jun 2017

Incentives for health workers siphoned off

Despite a sum of `31.67 lakh meant to be incentives for around 2,000 Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) in Tumakuru being siphoned off by district vector borne disease control officers (DVBDCO

27 May 2017

Bangalore’s manhole horror: They were paid Rs 500 to clean our sh**t

Yarayya was one of the manual scavengers who was hurriedly roped in to clean a manhole on the Kaggadaspura main road past midnight on Monday.

09 Mar 2017

Good question: If manual scavenging was illegal, how was he doing it for eight years

Manhole cleaners don’t only work in hell-like conditions, they live in similar conditions.

08 Mar 2017

Bustling Bengaluru has little space for health centres

It has almost been a year since BBMP decided to set up 10 PHCs in Bengaluru, but only three have been functional so far.

10 Oct 2016

While hospital stands in isolation on 16 acres, Bengaluru struggles to find space for health centers

While a sprawling Epidemic Diseases Hospital spread over 16 acres lies vacant in Indiranagar, Bengaluru civic authorities struggle to find space for health centres.

10 Oct 2016