Mangaluru Medical students return home due to Water scarcity

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
Medical Students

Mangaluru : Two medical colleges in Dakshina Kannada district have decided to partially shut down hostels. They have asked several boarders to return home, till the water situation improves. While Kasturba Medical College (KMC) has sent back about 400 MBBS students from the second and third year batches in their hostels till May 15, Father […]

Doctors’ recruitment to take place every year, Khader

Monday, February 16th, 2015
Kader Press

Mangaluru : Minister for Health and Family Welfare, U.T. Khader on Monday said the department would be streamlining the recruitment procedure. While doctors would be recruited twice this year, he would keep a system in place where the recruitment has to be done every year thereafter. Speaking to presspersons here, Mr. Khader said the government […]

Dental Council proposes bridge course in MBBS for dentists

Friday, November 28th, 2014
Karnataka State Dental Conference

Mangaluru : The Dental Council of India is proposing a three-year bridge course in MBBS for BDS graduates in a bid to enable them to provide both medical and oral health care in rural areas. Talking to reporters here on Friday, Dental Council of India (DCI) President Dibyendu Mazumdar said there was a shortage of […]

Dr Vishal takes charge as Udupi deputy commissioner

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
Dr Vishal

Udupi : R. Vishal, took charge as the Deputy Commissioner of Udupi district here on Wednesday Nov 5, Outgoing DC S.S. Pattana Shetty handed over charge to Dr Vishal. Dr. Vishal hails from Hubballi. He got 14th rank in CSE in 2004 Karnataka batch. He had completed his MBBS from Karantaka Institute of Medical Sciences […]

Union Health minister Azad speaks of a three year Medical shortened course for Rural Doctors

Friday, December 27th, 2013

Bangalore : Speaking at a progress review meeting held periodically in Vikasa Soudha on Friday, Union Health minister Gulam Nabi Azad told the officials of health ministry in the state that it was necessary for MBBS doctors to serve in rural areas of India in primary health centers or Govt. Hospitals alike, and a shortened […]

Victim of Manipal gang rape discharged

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Udupi: The victim of Manipal gang rape has been discharged from hospital. It is said the fourth year MBBS student was discharged on July 4, Thursday night and shifted to an undisclosed location. The fourth year MBBS student of Kerala origin was brutally gang raped by three persons who kidnapped her in an autorickshaw while […]

Gang rape : Manipal University students stage huge protest

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013
Gang rape

Manipal : A huge protest was staged by students of Manipal University in front of the administrative block on June 21, Friday to condemn the alleged gang rape of an MBBS student and to demand immediate arrest of the rapists. The protest went on till late night and students complained of inadequate security inside the […]

Supreme Court clears decks for admissions to medical colleges

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013
Supreme Court

New Delhi : In a big relief to aspiring medical students, the Supreme Court Monday paved the way for government and private medical colleges to admit students to under-graduate and post-graduate medical and dental courses for the 2013 session. The court lifted curbs on the declaration of entrance tests’ results for the courses and said: […]

AJ Student bags 17 gold medals in MBBS

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
AJ Institute of Medical Sciences

Mangalore: Dr Santosh Narayanan, a student of AJ  Institute of Medical Sciences has bagged a total of 17 gold medals on completion of his course, the highest won by any single student so far.  Of the 69 gold medals conferred to 45 meritorious students during the convocation held here, 17 were bagged by  Santosh alone.In […]

2 students from Fr Muller Medical College to attend IFMSA general assembly

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012
2 students from Fr Muller Medical College

Mangalore : Two MBBS students of Fr Muller Medical College in Mangalore  have been selected to represent the country at the 61st General Assembly of the International Federation of Medical students Association ( IFMSA) to be held at The Renaissance Convention Centre in Mumbai. The students are Edmond Fernandes and Andrew Lourdunathan. This assembly is […]

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