Merit of ‘Vision’ groups and ‘Knowledge’ commissions in Karnataka

Merit of ‘Vision’ groups and ‘Knowledge’ commissions in Karnataka – Random thoughts  Published on 02 June 2016 http://roundtableindia.co.in Dr. Sylvia Karpagam and Sridhar Gowda In an unequal society, the fittest will always be on top and their survival is almost certainly guaranteed. How is fitness determined and survival ensured? At the level of schools, colleges and workplaces,…

Medical education in India and its discontents

on July 2, 2014July 2, 2014 Book Chapter:Higher studies in India Dr. Sylvia Karpagam, Edited by Jacob Chacko, February 2014 An indiscriminate inheritance by India of colonial allopathic systems has wreaked havoc on traditional healing systems that have been in existence for centuries. India’s allopathic practitioners have created a monopoly on medical education and healthcare…

Biocon booked for dumping waste

Monday 30 May 2016 July 8, 2015, Bengaluru, DHNS The BBMP on Monday lodged a police complaint against Biocon for dumping chemical waste at the Terra Firma waste-processing unit near Doddaballapur in Bengaluru Rural district. But Biocon maintains the waste is non-hazardous. Villagers living around the Terra Firma unit had protested against the dumping of…