mangalore today

Indian American author Veena Rao’s ’Purple Lotus’ award winning best seller

Purple Lotus is an inspiring story of an immigrant woman who must push against societal pressures and her own fears to create a happy life for herself in America.

Forensic Detection of Narcotic Drugs -II: LSD-Drug of The Young

Chemical escapism using Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances to find relief from depression, anxiety and general stress, has become very routine across the world.

The Pandemic, Education and Nothingness

Children will enjoy learning when they are free to ask questions, look around at the world and make their own conclusions.

Forensic detection of Narcotic Drugs: Peering through the cannabis smokescreen

Why the Cannabis use is discouraged by governments and enforcement agencies, when many creative-minded individuals have used cannabis to relax and stoke their imaginations...

How safe are our children?

The sharp rise in cases of sexual abuse of minors in Dakshina Kannada in the recent past, has been a cause of great concern, underlining the need for a greater awareness as well as measures to check the menace.

Celebrity Drug Abuse and Addiction: Film Cities Becoming Drug Cities

Celebrities have the means to get their hands on whatever kind of drugs they want, writes Dr G Shreekumar Menon

Sweet sixteen and drug abuse

The rapidly gaining popularity of drugs among teenagers, especially girls need to be viewed with serious concern, writes Dr. G. Shreekumar Menon

Mohandas Pai Writes: Finally, India is More Important than Air India

The sale of Air India shows the government has finally realized it is the citizen’s right to run a business and the government’s job is to ensure proper regulation, writes Mohandas Pai

Cocaine Girls: Drug abuse in the Film & Fashion Industry

Girls who are enamoured of careers in films and as fashion models need to be aware of the drug abuse in the film and fashion industry, writes Dr G Shreekumar Menon

Talibanisation of Afghanistan - repercussions in India

Will India see a tussle between soft and extreme right wing elements?,  Prof Narendra Nayak analyses in this write-up.

Teenage Drug Abuse – Impact on Health

The spiralling drug abuse among teenagers is indeed a matter of great concern, writes Dr. G. Shreekumar Menon

Bethany - 100 Years...The Journey Continues

Bethany - Congregation of the Sisters of the Little Flower of Bethany, popularly called ’Bethany Sisters’ is now 100 years old in service of God and humanity

Role of Indian Universities in attainment of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

India needs to identify select universities that could be designated and developed as SDG Hubs for educating future generations about the biggest global challenges, writes Dr G Shreekumar Menon

The Aged, Corona and a New World

There is a need for both the Centre and State governments to form ministries and departments for senior citizens affairs, writes I. J . Saldanha Shet...

Vice Chancellors should transform into Visionary Chancellors

Vice Chancellors will have to transform into Visionary Chancellors if they want their universities to survive and thrive, in the coming decades, writes Dr. G. Shreekumar Menon