25,000 testing kits will be used to conduct free COVID-19 tests :DCM

Saturday, July 18th, 2020
ashwatha narayan

Mangaluru : Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan has said that the State government will supply 25,000 rapid antigen testing kits and sanction 15 more ambulances to Dakshina Kannada immediately to deal with COVID-19, according to Kota Srinivasa Poojary, Minister in charge of Dakshina Kannada. After holding an emergency meeting with the Deputy Chief Minister […]

No funds for opening six medical colleges: Siddaramaiah

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

Chikkamagaluru: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday said that he had announced setting up six medical colleges in the state in the 2017-18 budget but due to shortage of funds, the government is finding it tough to start the medical colleges. Speaking to reporters here, the chief minister said, “Five agricultural universities and a horticultural varsity […]

‘Health, education key to check dreaded diseases’

Friday, December 2nd, 2016
World AIDS Day

Mangaluru: Zilla Panchayat’s Standing Committee on Public Health and Education chairman Shaul Hameed K K on Thursday said education and health play a key role in checking dreaded diseases like AIDS. At World AIDS Day programme organised by the Zilla Panchayat and the Department of Health and Family Welfare at Ravindra Kala Bhavan here, Hameed said the […]

Cheating in crores; Ullal police nabbed duo

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Mangaluru: Ullal police have nabbed two for cheating Rs 2.82 crore from the students promising to fetch medical seat in reputed medical colleges for them. Sanjeeva (34) of Erode, Tamil Nadu and Thimmayya (45) of Madikeri are the arrested persons. Both have taken Rs 20 to 25 lakh from each student from Tamil Nadu. Police […]

Publish ad about unclaimed bodies, DC tells hospital

Friday, April 3rd, 2015
AB Ibrahim Wenlock

Mangaluru : Deputy Commissioner A B Ibrahim has directed District Wenlock Hospital administration to publish advertisements about the unclaimed non-medico-legal case dead bodies in newspapers with photos and in the hospital notice boards. If no organisation comes forward to take bodies for 15 days, they can be handed over to medical colleges. Speaking at a […]

Medical Council of India to examine 6 new medical colleges in Karnataka

Thursday, May 1st, 2014
Sharan Prakash R Patil

New Delhi : The Medical Council of India officers are set to inspect six new government medical colleges in Karnataka to analyse their suitability and how prepared they are for teaching medical students. The MCI team will visit colleges at Gulbarga, Koppal, Chamrajnagar, Karwar, Madikeri and Gadag, according to an announcement by the Medical Education […]

Manipal rape case echos in Mangalore; Students demand stringent action

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013
Manipal rape case

Mangalore : In a emotional charged protest gathering of students from different colleges near DC office Mangalore on 22nd June 2013, the protesters urged Authorities to take stringent measures against the rapist of Manipal and provide protection to ladies hostels and other vulnerable places.    Speaking in the protest meet Abhilash PV senate member of […]

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: […]

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