Coastal Plus

A waste collector in collaboration with Plastics For Change India Foundation got himself a home built completely with recycled plastic waste at Pacchandy on the outskirts of the city in Dakshina Kannada. The Plastics For Change India Foundation, which has been working to develop and improve the quality of life of informal waste collectors across the coastal belt of Karnataka, has constructed a...

Mohammed Meeran, Chairman of EMCO International, A Dubai based business man having lived 47 years in UAE hailing from a business family from Shiroor Karnataka was bestowed with the prestigious Karnataka Rajyotsava Award 2020 by the Government of Karnataka for his social work and contributions towards the welfare of the local community.

Mangaluru, Nov 3: St Agnes College (Autonomous) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Kanara Chambers of Commerce and Industry. They are the apex body in the region and along with members are working towards making the region of Dakshina Kannada congenial for sustained economic activities by entrepreneurs, business houses and corporates, leading to better employment, better utilization of resources and balanced inclusive growth of this region.

The breast is a mass of glandular, fibrous and fatty tissue. It is placed over the pectoral (chest) muscle and attached by ligaments called Cooper’s ligaments. Development of these parts of the breast begin at puberty and are dependent on hormones such as estrogen and progesterone. Women may have many changes in their breast during any point of their life. Some are dependent on their menstrual cycle. Others are linked to birth control pills, hormone replacement therapy, family history or lifestyle changes. Most breast conditions are not cancer. They arise from an abnormality in the normal development and ageing of breast tissue.

The booming market for digital devices has flooded us with plenty of options to choose from, for various purposes ranging from entertainment to educational and professional uses. Mobile phones, tablets, laptops and video gaming devices have come to play an important part in our daily lives, however, they have also impacted our lifestyles, resulting in some new types of health issues. One of the...

Mangaluru, Sept 26: Taking up medicine and becoming a doctor is a challenge for many youngsters these days, as the profession faces the onslaught of new diseases and viral pandemics like Covid-19. It also has to deal with social miscreants taking law into their hands and physically attacking doctors for silly reasons.

Alzheimer’s disease is a common cause of dementia. Dementia is a general term for loss of memory. Along with loss of short term memory, individuals develop loss of reasoning and thinking; as well as behaviour disturbances.

The Western Ghats have been exposed to excessive human interference for past few years. Though a certain amount of forest was lent for agroforestry in this hot-spot of biological diversity, people have crossed the margin which resulted in irregular rains and floods in the region. In the past few years, south-west of India was prone to floods and landslides though the amount of rain received by these parts is relatively less.

Mangalore, Aug 14: City based Anti-Pollution Drive Foundation (APDF) has appealed to the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) to immediately review and modify the draft of the new environment policy to address the glaring loopholes that could adversely impact the ecology of the nation.

The increasing number of covid-19 cases and confusions about a standard treatment for this ailment has been a cause of panic amongst the general public in coastal Karnataka. On the other hand the Dakshina Kannada’s covid-19 fatality rate is far higher than entire Karnataka’s covid-19 mortality rate. According to experts, plasma therapy is one of the ways that have shown remarkable results in...