Meet the man who played a major role in developing and marketing an indigenous heart valve, costing a fraction of the imported valves, which alleviates the suffering of many poor cardiac patients in Asia, especially children.
The corrupt have everywhere to run, but what does the Karnataka Lokayukta need to ensure that they have no place to hide? See what Justice Santosh Hegde has to say in this interview to Citizen Matters.
Widowed in 1913, Amba Bai started teaching at Bangalore from 1942 and retired as head mistress of Vani Vilas High School. Vimala Murthy, her grand-daughter recently published a book on her. She
spoke to Charumathi Supraja on Ambi.
Autorickshaws in the city recently went on strike to press their case for a hike in the minimum fare from Rs.12 to Rs.20. Srinivas Murthy, head of Autorickshaw Drivers’ Union cites rising costs of living as one reason. He spoke to Samuel Jacob.