TEMPUS PRETIOSO: Time is Precious

The newly formed Emergency Medicine club of Kasturba Medical College, Manipal named ‘Tempus Pretioso’ is the brain-child of Karan Kalra (UG Student) under the guidance of Dr. Jayaraj MB (Department of Emergency Medicine, KMC) and Dr. Anita Nileshwar Shenoy (Department of Anaesthesiology, KMC).  Training to aid in overcoming the panic and acting quickly during moments... Continue Reading →


The MCODS chapter of Student Research Forum held its first annual scientific meet and inter-collegiate poster competition, SRF RISE 2016 on 19th October, commemorating a year of its inception. The event was held at TMA Pai Hall and had two segments. The morning session comprised of lectures by three esteemed guests. The afternoon session had... Continue Reading →

Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day, celebrated annually on October 15th, is a global advocacy day initiated to increase awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap. It is an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. This campaign was first conceptualized in 2008, the International Year of Sanitation by the Global Public-Private... Continue Reading →


It was a scorching April Sunday. My friends and I were roaming along the seaside at Malpe beach and we could make out many trawlers and fishing boats in the water, their outlines contrasting sharply against the blazing sun. We were sweating in the heat, longing for some cool relief when we saw a truck carrying ice. We felt as if angels... Continue Reading →

Éclat 2016 : Annual day of KMC

The warm weekend afternoon of 19th March, 2016 saw KMC Greens filled with dapper men and genteel women, gathered for the much awaited College Day. Rightly named ‘Éclat’, the evening celebrated KMC’s exceptional heritage and dynamism. Our chief guest for the evening was a world renowned name in Reproductive medicine and andrology, Prof. Dr. Stefan... Continue Reading →

Data in DNA – The Grand Human Dream

Has it ever happened that you had bought a high capacity storage device and within weeks of downloading, you realized that the storage space wasn’t enough to meet your demands? Surely, the answer would be in the affirmative for most of you. Dearth of storage space. Will we ever be able to establish the herculean... Continue Reading →

12 AM: Time to eat or sleep?

The doors shut close at 12 and now it’s a five and a half hours’ battle with oneself before one can be outside again, run around and live the free life that was promised at Manipal. My eyes feel like red balls of fire, I finally look up from my books and notice the time... Continue Reading →

Inspired by life

It has been almost a month and a half staying at Manipal and I’m already loving the life here. Various societies of the college hold different activities and among these, the social welfare committee of KMC conduct regular visits to Asare. Not many people know what Asare is (neither did I, before joining Manipal). It is... Continue Reading →

A home away from home

  It’s just been over six weeks since I left my family and home to move into a hostel. I've known that I would be studying at Manipal University for the past four months but my feelings about leaving home to do so have changed radically through these days. The first few months were consumed... Continue Reading →

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