Chicken out, beef, lab rats in for carnivores at BBP

The Bannerghatta Biological Park has come up with a solution to fight the bird flu outbreak by providing carnivores beef and lab rats. Bangalore, April 11, 2018: The Bannerghatta Biological Park(BBP) has stopped feeding its carnivores their usual meal of chicken and eggs in response to the outbreak of bird flu. The animals will be fed […]

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Soil Health Card Scheme’fails to benefit farmers in Soraba

Several cards are yet to be distributed Several farmers in Soraba Taluk have not received their soil cards supposed to be distributed under the ‘Soil Health Card Scheme’ launched by the government. The cards issued are a form of report with crop-wise recommendations for farmers on the judicious use of fertilisers for improving soil health […]

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Check who signed your pathology report—technician or pathologist

Despite the Medical Council of India allowing only a pathologist to sign laboratory reports, many path-labs in the city have technicians signing them. Bangalore, April 09, 2018: Though his laboratory report may say, “Urine test results are in normal range”, Mr. Joseph [name changed] still has cause for worry as his report from the Kanva […]

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Technology need of the hour to track down human trafficking

Justice and Care, an NGO, that works towards solutions to tackle human trafficking has drafted a Standard Operating Procedure for video conferencing human trafficking cases. On Tuesday, during the synopsium of technology and trafficking, the senior director of Justice and care, Adrian Phillips, said that criminals use internet, social media and chat rooms to trap […]

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MLAs spent most money on infrastructure

A report from BPAC reveals the top spends of 27 assembly constituencies in Bangalore. Bangalore, 27 February 2018: Infrastructure, water, education, sewage and drain, and sports and youth services were the top five spends of MLAs under the local area development scheme, says report from Bangalore Political Action Committee (BPAC) Out of the 208 Crores […]

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