Expensive medicine a concern for people with Hepatitis C

With the cost of new medicines for Hepatitis C on the rise, paying for them remains a matter of concern for some people with the virus.

More women have oral cancer than men in Bangalore

In Bangalore, oral cancer is more prevalent among women than in men, said Dr. K.S. Savitha, consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon. more>>

Bellandur Lake foam not going anywhere soon

The thick layer of white foam on Bellandur Lake, which caught fire in May, won’t be going away for at least three years, officials say. more>>

Ambulances face delays due to city traffic

Bangalore’s infrastructure hasn’t kept pace with traffic demands, officials say, in recent months.

Low pay, drives post graduate doctors to protest

Post-graduate resident doctors in Karnataka public colleges and hospitals have been protesting for the past four days for a pay raise and say they won’t stop until they get it.
Protesters said on Thursday that they want their stipends increased to 40,000 rupees per month. Currently, the average resident salary in Karnataka is 25,000 rupees per month, according to the Indian Medical Counselling Committee. more>>




Fewer than half motor vehicle thefts get solved

Dog bite cases more than doubled in past year

Last Week

Russell Market still waiting for public toilet to re-open

Information commissioners appointed as a result of political patronage

Bangalore sees decrease in gun sales, licenses issued

Victoria Hospital dealing with ongoing blood shortages

Inconsistent water supply an ongoing issue in Ejipura

Damaged Bangalore footpaths cause trouble for people with disabilities

Street-side tooth work causing complications for dentists

Fast track courts moving slower than hoped

Santhara supporters protest in Bangalore, Thursday






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Doctors protest at Victoria Hospital