No care for Neonates in government hospitals

With no proper facilities in major neonatal care units, most of the patients end up facing trouble during delivery. Astha Oriel The government hospitals in Bangalore are lacking medical facilities for Neonatal Intensive care units. Most of the patients end up waiting long for the treatment.  “According to the guidelines of Newborn Care Operational Guide, […]

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HUNTING FOR A TEACHING SPACE

 Education of student’s is jeopardized, as students continue to study without classrooms. Pradnya Desai Due to delay in the provision of flood relief funds for the renovation of school buildings in Athani Taluk, classes are being conducted in the open. An instructor of the   the Government Primary School Kategari said, “The government personnel had surveyed […]

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Lack of awareness still haunts ORR bus lane

Batchu Rushali The traffic police served notices to the commuters who wrongfully entered the bus-priority lane on the Outer Ring Road. Besides, civic groups also conducted awareness campaigns, in an attempt to clear the way for BMTC buses. With the intent to make public transport more useful and fast, Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) and […]

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Banashankari temple vendors to be evicted

Construction of new skywalk will displace about 25 vendors who earn their living by selling their commodities near the Banashankari Temple. Pradnya Desai Rajeshwari, who has been selling temple articles outside the Banashankari Temple forpast 15 years might not be able to continue her earning because of the construction of new skywalk. “Soon just a […]

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Nutrition support for neonates

Paediatricians say newborns can be taken better care of by proper nutrition support. By Shalu Chowrasia Paediatric Nutritionist, Ms Priya Karkera said, “Nutrition support and planning in neo-natal surgeries are required.” Data from the Health Department shows that North Karnataka districts, Belagavi, Kalaburagi, Vijayapura, Davangere, and Raichur were the top five districts with high infant […]

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Huge quantity of plastic seize continue in Bangalore

More than 37,000 kg of plastic has been seized by BBMP from shops till October 2019. Shubhangi Mathur Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Pallike (BBMP) has seized 37,577kilogram plastic andhas collected a fine of about Rs. 1 crore by October this year. Recently, BBMP conducted surprise raids at two shops in the city and collected a fine […]

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City pourakarmikas work without safety gear

The pourakarmikas in Bangalore fail to obtain safety gear that is mandatory under the Swacch Bharat Mission. By Astha Oriel No provision of safety gear is jeopardizing the health of pourakarmikas in the city. No gloves, no masks and sometimes no apron, hinders their work as they complain of dust and foul smell while sweeping […]

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