Friday, January 18, 2019

Health & Environment

City Environment

Biodiversity of the Urban Spaces Need to be Revived

City Health

Beneficiaries Dissatisfied with the Scheme for Pregnant Women

Around 50 local women  benefit from the Mathru Purna Scheme in Kumbalgodu, but they  have a different story to tell. By Manasi Pawar Bengaluru, Jan. 17, 2019: The prevailing Mathru Purna Scheme, an initiative by the Karnataka government has benefited 50 pregnant women in the outskirts of Bangalore, which include the villages of Kumbalgodu, according to […]

Environment

Lack of Funds for Eco-Clubs in Schools

National Green Corps suffering from lack of money is leading to problems for the eco-clubs in Government schools. By Surbhi Jain Bengaluru, Jan. 17, 2019: National Green Corps (NGC) is a national school programme of the Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), which was launched in 2001 to establish a National Green Army in […]

Bangalore City Health Uncategorized

Epidemic of Lung Cancer in Bangalore

Lung cancer seems to cause more deaths in India than any other cancer. By Jignasa Sinha and Rohit Chatterjee Bengaluru, Nov. 23, 2018. Vikram Hospital aims to provide lung cancer screening program and smoking cessation therapy to everyone. The event had Dr. Niti Raizada, a senior consultant in oncology), Dr. Suraj Manjunath, onco-surgeon, and Dr. […]