A matter of the heart

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.


Why a rate hike?

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.