Jul 22 2014
DEALING WITH CHILD ABUSE CASES
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News Desk
National Institute of Mental Health And Neuro-Sciences has sent an advisory to schools, parents, police and media to enable them to deal with a case of child sex abuse, in the right way.
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Jul 18 2014
Blog: Whitefield Rising
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Facts as outlined by Police on Vibgyor High school case: "Alleged act on July 2nd. Complaint received on 14th. Full co-operation by School during investigation. Two people in custody as of 16th. Investigation at 80% completion and they are...
Apr 18 2014
EAT RIGHT
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Sweta Uchil-Purohit
Too much salt can result in many problems, while too little can also do the same thing. Strike a balance with your salt intake!
Mar 24 2014
OF FLAMES AND FUMES
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Arathi Manay Yajaman
Come summer, you see garbage or leaves burning on the streets of Bangalore. What is the risk? How to deal with this?
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Mar 20 2014
Blog: Deepa's jottings
I first visited Dr H Suresh's clinic in 4th T Bl ock in Jayanagar, in 1979, when my daughter was 6 months old. She'd been having severe diarrhoea for two weeks, and I was at my wits' end as I was staying with some friends and desperately worried about...
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Feb 27 2014
CAG REPORT - FEBRUARY 2014
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Nikita Malusare
CAG audit exposes the reasons behind continued inefficiency of government health care institutions in providing quality services to citizens.
Feb 19 2014
DRIVING CHANGE
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Ganga Madappa
The petition asks for scientific studies on health hazards, policy to regulate mobile tower radiation and relocation of towers from populated areas.
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Jan 13 2014
MEDICAL CRIME
Shweta nair
This "doctor" in Bengaluru filed a writ against police for "harassing" him. When asked to prove the authenticity of his qualification, he retracted.
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Dec 09 2013
FIGHT AGAINST MALNUTRITION
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Sylvia Karpagam
Deaths of children due to severe malnutrition and associated medical illnesses in D J Halli have hit the headlines in the past. Will the public hearing bring any hope?
Dec 09 2013
CYCLE ALL THE WAY!
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Ramesh Sreekantan
If you plan to cycle your way to work in Bengaluru, here's what you need to know.
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Dec 07 2013
RS 36,000 FOR A DOSE
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Prajeet Nair
Private hospitals sell this drug, for Rs 36,000 a dose. Poor HIV-affected can no way afford this.
Dec 04 2013
Blog: Like a Lake
Press release on the "Namma Kere, Namma Bengaluru" Workshop (provided by Save Bangalore Lakes Trust) Bangalore today is sitting on a silent time bomb of depleting and degrading quality of sources of water. One of the solutions lies in restoration...
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Dec 04 2013
BLOOD HELPLINE
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Nikita Malusare and Ganga Madappa
You receive a request for a particular group of blood late in the night. How can you help the person? Here's the info you need.
Oct 25 2013
Column: Eat right
Sweta Uchil-Purohit
Flooded with sweet boxes on Diwali? Worried on how to deal with those extra sweet boxes? Here are some tips.
Oct 01 2013
FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE
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Bosky Khanna
Cattle in some parts of the state have been affected by Foot and Mouth disease, and Animal Husbandry department has declared an outbreak. People who consume meat are advised to take sufficient care.
Sep 29 2013
Blog: Volunteer Diary
Annually, many countries observe International Car Free Day on 22nd September to encourage people to leave their cars or reduce their use. Since 2011, ESAF , a city based non-profit that works on making Bangalore more inclusive, has been reminding...
Sep 25 2013
Blog: Community Matters
How can I ever talk about  it ? These are the opening lines that play on most women’s mind when it comes to even thinking about menstruation and all the embarrassing moments that surround it. All women, and I mean absolutely all women...
Sep 15 2013
Blog: Community Matters
When I started the Menstrual Hygiene Awareness initiative three years ago, in government schools, I assumed the answer to menstrual hygiene was distributing sanitary napkins. So we got donors and napkins and gave them for free in rural government...
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Sep 11 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Ideal Insurance is conducting a Blood Donation Camp on Saturday, September 14, at Hotel Woodlands, 5, Raja Ram Mohan Roy Road, near Richmond Circle, from 10 am to 8pm.   For more details, contact Bhaskar Malani 98866 69494 or Sunil...
Sep 11 2013
BRAND NEW BWSSB SCAM?
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Bosky Khanna
Residents of Jayanagar 3rd block are forced to pay hefty sum to the BWSSB contractor to restore their connection to new sewage lines. Those who don’t want to pay are being threatened and left with the stink and sewage lines unconnected.
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Aug 28 2013
TECH TOTS
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Reshmi Chakraborty
Is your child addicted to gadgets? Is it useful, or can it harm the child in any way? What should you be doing if you don't want your child to be hooked to gadgets?
Aug 21 2013
SAGA OF MALNUTRITION CONTINUES
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Karthik Ranganathan
Yesterday - Anjaneya. Today Meghala. How many more kids should die before malnourishment is tackled? Isn’t this a testimony to the carelessness of the IT city, Bangalore, towards its poor and underprivileged?
Aug 14 2013
BLOOD DONATION
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Nikita Malusare
Do you want to donate blood in Bangalore this Independence Day? How to donate blood? Who can donate blood, when can one donate blood? Here are some useful tips for you.
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Aug 12 2013
HEALTH AND NUTRITION
Reshma Krishnamurthy Sharma
Some women in urban areas, including Bangalore, aren’t just willing to continue with breastfeeding babies for long. Why? Are their fears valid, or solvable? Here’s an insight into the issue.
Aug 07 2013
WORLD ORGAN DONATION DAY
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Nikita Malusare
While death takes you away, your organs can stay and save another life. A simple guide to the what, when and how of organ donation in Bangalore.
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Aug 05 2013
DANCE OF MALNUTRITION
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Karthik Ranganathan
A tale of two little girls in Bangalore - Meghala, 6 and Disha, 3. Both of them fell sick around the same time. Disha recovered quickly and is back to her bubbly self. Meghala died on 17 July. Was she a child of a lesser god?
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