BBMP fail to process animal waste in the city

The ambiguity between the departments about responsibility is at the heart of the issue. Bangalore, April 13, 2018: The animal waste produced at BBMP approved slaughter house at Tannery Road is dumped in the city instead of getting treated in animal waste processing plant. In December last year, BBMP announced the plans to inaugurate four animal […]

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Former-archbishop of Bangalore accused of corruption

The former Archbishop of Bangalore Bernard Moras has been accused of illegally giving away Archdiocesan property to the Society of Jesus. Bangalore, April 13, 2018: Akila Karnataka Catholica Christhara Kannada Sangh (AKCCKS) is taking legal action against the former-Arch bishop of Bangalore Bernard Moras for the alleged illegal ‘gifting’ 60,000 sq. ft.  of real estate to […]

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BMRCL barricades become a road block to business in BTM Layout’s 100 feet road

After getting an approval in November 2017 from the traffic police, the BMRCL’s plan of action includes widening of the road, before, demolishing the six- lane flyover near Jayadeva hospital Bangalore, April 11, 2018: The ongoing construction of a metro line in BTM Layout’s 100 feet road is affecting the business of shopkeepers placed behind […]

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City’s construction waste poorly managed

Bangalore is the country’s fourth largest construction and demolition waste producer in India. But, it is not able to manage and process waste effectively. The seven landfill sites identified by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) for the management and processing of construction and demolition (CDW) waste exist only on paper. Following the directions of […]

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IISc develops improved cancer treatment method

The improved method can be incorporated into existing therapy procedures. Bangalore, March 12, 2018: Researchers at IISc, Bangalore have developed improved “magnetic nanomotors”—a technology used in cancer treatment—which could play a key role in advancing cancer treatment. Nanomotors are molecular devices at the nanoscale (one to 100 hundred nanometers). When coated with a layer of iron […]

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Fresh protests as contract nurses keep pressure on

The nurses are asking for an overhaul of the salary structure Bangalore, March 15, 2018: Contract nurses employed under National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) —to make ‘health for all’ vision a reality—have been facing a range of problems for the past few years leading to widespread dissatisfaction. Fresh protests were held today at Kidwai Memorial […]

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Karnataka doctors pull off complicated surgery for the first time

 Patient who received the surgery is able to see for the first time in 12 years. Bangalore, March 1, 2018: Karnataka achieved a milestone after a team of doctors led by Sankara Eye Hospital, Bangalore performed “tooth in the eye” surgery to treat bilateral corneal blindness for the first time. Dr Pallavi Joshi, one of […]

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