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Heart travels from Bengaluru to Kolkata hospital under four hours for successful transplant 21.5.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
In a historic moment in the medical field in India, the heart of brain dead patient from Karnataka was successfully transplanted into a patient at a private hospital in Kolkata. The donor, who was admitted to Sparsh Hospital in Bengaluru, was declared brain dead after he had an accident in March this year. His family members had expressed their willingness to donate his heart. His heart was then transported 1,885 kilometres – 1,665 from Bengaluru airport to Kolkata airport, and 20 kilometres from the airport to Fortis Hospital at Anandapur in the eastern part of the city. Accordingly, authorities there contacted officials at Fortis Hospital for the transplant. The beneficiary, 40-year-old Dilchand Singh from Jharkhand, had been suffering from a heart ailment for a few months. The heart was brought in a special container, preserved with ice and cardioplegic solution. Doctors said that the heart needed to be transplanted within four hours of collecting it from the donor. The flight from Bengaluru to ...
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Nipah outbreak: Virus spreading through direct contact 21.5.2018 General News
Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja on Monday said the reason for sudden outbreak of the deadly Nipah virus was due to the disease being spread through direct contact.Briefing the media, Shailaja said, "Health department has taken all precautions. The virus is spreading through direct contact, through touch or contact with body fluids. All hospitals have been fully equipped to tackle the Nipah virus."Meanwhile, Kozhikode district collector has confirmed that the total death toll increased to six in Kerala.This came after the district administration obtained the results from Manipal Centre for Virology. More set of results are under observation and will be out by Monday evening.A six-member team, led by the director of National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Dr. Sujeet K. Singh, has arrived in Kerala and are visiting the affected areas.Dr. Singh told media, "We need to plan a strategy (on the outbreak) which we will roll out soon. We are assessing the situation. We also have to see
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You food may have hidden sins 21.5.2018 Hindu: Religion
A quick guide to restaurant grub that’s marketed as Spartan, but isn’t all that it claims to be
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Some CBSE schools to extend timings, increase fees 21.5.2018 Hindu: Cities
Reaction to board making physical education mandatory every day
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Former Kadur MLA passes away 20.5.2018 Hindu: Rx
Y.C. Vishwanath, former Kadur MLA and doctor, died in a private hospital in Bengaluru after a brief illness on Sunday. He was 68. Vishwanath is surviv
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Healthtech start-up mfine allows users to consult doctors online 20.5.2018 Latest News
Last week, the start-up raised $4.2 million in a pre-Series-A round of funding from venture capital firms Prime Ventures and Stellaris Ventures
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IPL 2018: Virat Kohli breaks silence on fitness concerns, promises answers... 20.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
IPL 2018: Virat Kohli breaks silence on fitness concerns, promises answers...
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CBSE schools to extend timings, increase fees 20.5.2018 Hindu: Cities
Reaction to board making physical education mandatory every day
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Nasscom to set up Internet of Things Centre in IIT Gandhinagar 20.5.2018 DNA: Top News
Gujarat will get its Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Internet of Things (IoT) at Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (IIT-G), the state government said on Saturday. The CoE will be set up in partnership with industry body, NASSCOM. The centre will give industry players and technology start-ups a major boost, say industry sources. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was announced on Saturday. The centre, expected to be ready in a year, is envisaged to be a hub for creating IoT solutions for various sectors like automobiles, agriculture, health and energy among others. It would be jointly funded by the Centre, state government and National Association of Software Services Companies (NASSCOM). It will be among the four CoEs that are coming up in the country. One CoE has already been inaugurated at Bengaluru, while others are underway at Vizag and Gurgaon. It will also have a dedicated start-up incubator in addition to the existing incubator at IIT, Gandhinagar. "Close to 20 startups will start ...
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Lalu rushed to hospital, discharged after a couple of hours 19.5.2018 General News
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad was rushed to a hospital here today after he complained of vertigo, breathing problems and uneasiness. He was discharged after a couple of hours. The former Bihar chief minister would visit Mumbai next week and then Bengaluru for further treatment, his family physician said. Prasad, who is serving sentences in three fodder scam cases in a Ranchi jail, is out on a six-week provisional bail granted by the Jharkhand High Court on medical grounds. "The former Bihar chief minister was admitted here, following complaints of vertigo, because of which he had fallen at home. He also complained of breathing problems and uneasiness. He has thoroughly been examined by our specialists. His records show that he suffers from a number of ailments like diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney problems," Manish Mandal, medical superintendent at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS), told reporters. The RJD supremo spent nearly a couple .
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Netherlands PM to attend India-Dutch CEOs forum 19.5.2018 General News
Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte is scheduled to arrive in India for a two-day visit commencing from May 24 as part of India-Dutch CEOs forum to be held in New Delhi.As per a release of Ministry of External Affairs on Friday, Prime Minister Rutte will be accompanied by a high-level delegation comprising of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality; Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation; Minister for Infrastructure and Water Management; and Minister for Medical Care.Further, around 231 business delegates representing 130 companies have registered to join the Trade Mission.They will represent varied sectors including agri-food, horticulture, logistics, education, smart cities, water, health and life sciences, IT, and maritime sectors.Rutte's visit comes after the 2017 visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Netherlands.On the sidelines of the CEO forum, Prime Minister Ruth is scheduled to visit the Indian Space Research ..
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Endophytes potential source of new drug molecules: expert 18.5.2018 Hindu: National
Man’s reliance on natural resources for health and disease mitigation was an integral part of all human civilisations, said C. Jayabaskaran, Biochemi
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Tackling the menace of e-waste in the current Socio-Environmental Scenario 18.5.2018 Sify Finance
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Karnataka: ‘Why can’t Yeddyurappa take floor test tomorrow?’ asks Supreme Court; 18.5.2018 Scroll.in
Justice AK Sikri asked when the Congress-JDS combine had provided a letter with proven majority, how did the governor opt Yeddyurappa over the alliance.
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mfine raises $4.2 mn from Prime Venture Partners, others 17.5.2018 General News
Health-tech company mfine today said it has raised USD 4.2 million funding led by Prime Venture Partners. Existing investors Stellaris Venture Partners and Mayur Abhaya (CEO and MD of LifeCell) also participated in the series A round. Including the current round, the startup has raised over USD 6 million and has 50 employees in Bengaluru. "We will use the funds to expand our network of hospital partners, our team and technology. Within the first five months of launch, our platform saw over 10,000 consultations and this year, we are aiming for more than one lakh consultations," mfine co-founder and CEO Prasad Kompalli said. He added that the company is also working towards expanding to cities like Pune, Delhi-Gurugram, Hyderabad and Chennai this year, taking the number of hospital partners to 50-60. mfine was founded in February last year by Ashutosh Lawania (Myntra co-founder) and Prasad Kompalli, a former business head at Myntra. The services were launched in December with mfine ...
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The Fast Food & Cafe Convention Bangalore Draws To A Close 16.5.2018 NDTV Food - Latest
The Fast Food & Cafe Convention presents a unique opportunity for cafe and restaurant owners across the country to come together for discussions, dialogues and knowledge sharing around new ideas and...
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'Kingmaker' HD Kumaraswamy Hopes To Be Crowned 'King' In Karnataka 15.5.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Recuperating from a heart surgery, HD Kumaraswamy figured that he did not have the luxury of time or rest. His party Janata Dal Secular had been out of power for over a decade and it did appear to...
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Why Karnataka's new government has a job on its hands despite 8.5% growth 15.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
In 2016, Karnataka recorded the second-highest number of farmer suicides-1,212, behind only Maharashtra
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'Kumaraswamy in Singapore for medical check-up' 14.5.2018 General News
A day ahead of the results of Karnataka Assembly elections, Janata Dal (Secular) (JD-S) state president and chief ministerial candidate H. D. Kumaraswamy is currently in Singapore for a routine health check-up.According to sources in the JD(S), "HD Kumaraswamy is presently in Singapore, he had left immediately after polling on May 12. A routine health check is the reason for his visit and he is expected to be back tonight."Earlier on May 12, Kumaraswamy and his wife Anitha had cast their votes for the assembly polls. He said he was confident that his party would win by a comfortable margin.Counting and the results of the election will be announced on tomorrow.Before casting his vote, Kumaraswamy and his wife met Nirmalanandanatha Mahaswami of Sri Adichunchanagiri Mahasamsthana Math in Bengaluru's Jayanagar locality on Saturday.Like Siddaramaiah, the former Karnataka chief minister is contesting from two constituencies - Ramanagaram and Channapatna.A total of 2,654 candidates were in ..
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Ahead Of Karnataka Verdict, Kumaraswamy's Singapore Trip Fires Buzz 14.5.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Janata Dal Secular chief HD Kumaraswamy's quick trip to Singapore, squeezed in between voting in Karnataka on Saturday and tomorrow's election results, fuelled speculation that the party has begun...
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