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 […]

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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. […]

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Bengaluru City Promotes Electronic Vehicles

Electronic vehicles awareness program to curb air pollution. By Esther Esha Bengaluru, Nov. 23, 2018. The Transport Department of Bangalore is celebrating the Annual Pollution Awareness Month which is held every year throughout Karnataka in November. This is a special program to educate children and brings awareness regarding air pollution. Om Kareshwari, The Joint Commissioner […]

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Insufficient Medical Supply for H1N1

The H1N1 in-patient flow in hospitals is increasing. Bangalore, Nov.  22, 2018 By Samanth Lanka Doctors claim that since October, they have seen many H1N1 (swine-flu) symptom cases, allergies, and viral infections among Bangaloreans. “For a week, I was suffering from fever and after medication, it was cured. But since yesterday, I am suffering from […]

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Youth Prone to Mental Illness

According to a World Health Organization report, the state of mental health in youth is at risk Bangalore, Oct. 22, 2018 By Jignasa Sinha Some 20 percent of youth in India are likely to experience mental disorders like depression, substance abuse, eating disorder, or schizophrenia. Substance abuse and depression are the two most prevalent disorders […]

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Six State Districts to get Piped Gas Soon

PM will inaugurate projects all over India on Thursday Bangalore, Nov.21, 2018 Six districts in Karnataka will soon get piped natural gas (PNG), Ajay Kumar Jindal, General Manager of Gail Gas said. The PNG’s will be installed in Davangere, Haveri, Koppal, Ramanagar, Raichur and Bagalkot. He said that of the one lakh connections in Bangalore […]

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India Needs More Bone Marrow Transplants

By Lanka Samanth and Rudrankar Raha. Only 2000 transplants were done this year, but over a lakh are needed, say doctors. Over a lakh bone marrow transplants are needed in the country, but only 2000 were performed this year, said Dr. Sunil Bhatt, a pediatric oncologist. “Ideally in India 80,000 to 1,00,000 children are born with […]

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Doctors Barely Available at Agarkhed Hospital say Locals

Doctors at a government hospital at Indi taluk in Bijapur District of Karnataka are present only once a month. Bengaluru, Nov. 21, 2018. Inhabitants of the Agarkhed village of Indi Taluk in Bijapur District say that doctors rarely available at the Prarthmika Raga Kendra hospital. BS Allur, President of the Panchayat for Agarkhed village complained […]

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Public Toilets Now Available On Maps

The BBMP will conduct drives in the upcoming weeks to raise awareness about the new initiative called Loo Review.  The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has made efforts to Geo-tag its public toilets. Now, citizens of Bengaluru can locate public toilets by just typing ‘toilet’ in Google Maps. This will help them find the nearest public toilet. An official at BBMP says, “The process […]

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