mangalore today

THE ANGRY HIMALAYAS - String of pearls vs Garland of Opium

India needs to rekindle the memories of the Opium Wars in the Chinese, writes Dr. G. Shreekumar Menon

Medical Insurance for Illicit drug Abuse

We need to enact a medical insurance policy where coverage for addiction treatment is complete as it is for any other medical procedure, writes Dr G Shreekumar Menon

Indian Elephant dominates Chinese Dragon

The way Indian soldiers have responded to the Chinese troops without arms, Superpower China had never imagined it in today’s century, writes Kumar Ramesh

Why Indian students are flocking to Foreign Universities bankrolled by Indian Public Sector Banks?

If we can give quality education in the country at reasonable fees, students need not make a beeline seeking admission in foreign varsities bankrolled by Indian Banks, writes Dr. G. Shreekumar Menon

The COVID Crisis - Tsunami for the Poor in India

The problem faced by humanity is not so much about Covid-19 per se, or about virus-caused disease or death, but more about their aggravating already damaged societal and economic situations...

Is it justified in punishing a Doctor serving during the Covid-19 crisis?

Dr. Bhamy Sadashiva Shenoy who decided to keep his clinic open in the town of Bantwal has been named in an FIR for failing to report a COVID-19 case

Symptoms gone, tests positive after 40 days: Mystery of 2 Kerala COVID-19 patients

So why are some patients’ samples returning positive even after their symptoms have subsided?

Institution of Eminence and Institution of National Importance; Are such tags necessary?

If we need to have a few Ivy League like institutions then our assessment and accreditation methodology needs a thorough overhaul, writes Dr. G. Shreekumar Menon

Necessity is the compeller of initiative

Teachers have to perform their roles in the most diligent manner, so that students are put at ease, focus on their studies and are mentally prepared for what is to come, writes Dr. Srinivasa Pai

Utilize Customs Gold Bonanza for Covid 19 fight

If all the seized gold is auctioned immediately the accrued fund would be more than sufficient to create an exclusive war chest to fight the COVID epidemic, writes By Dr. G. Shreekumar Menon

A Post-Corona Economic Minefield

Do our political parties across the board have it in them to understand the gravity of the post-Corona situation and join together to find a way forward hand-in-hand with the People?

Marijuana a Desireable Option in Palliative Care?

End-of-life care is one of the less frequently discussed uses of medical cannabis and palliative care is perhaps the area of medicine that would most benefit from its clinical use, writes Dr. G. Shreekumar Menon

An Outsiders Perspective on CAA

When an issue becomes ultra-politicized in a society, even the well-educated can become caught up in the tsunami of public opinion and lose perspective, writes Alexander Caro

Shocking words of wisdom from Indian gurus and Hindutva brigade

There is no dearth of ‘ancient wisdom’ in India, but the sheer number of self-styled ‘godmen’ issuing controversial statements has been astounding in recent years.

My LAIKA Moment!

A few morbid thoughts on life, death and less important things. By Mahesh Nayak