Revised syllabus for 1st year MBBS students from this year, emphasis on practicals
Mysuru: From August this year, the students getting enrolled to MBBS will have a new curriculum. After nearly 21 years, the curriculum has received makeover after the Medical Council of India (MCI) revising the syllabus for the Bachelors degree programme in Medicine. The new curriculum will be focusing on skill-based and hands on training. Earlier, more emphasis was laid on theory but the revised syllabus will focus more on practicals. Few days ago, the MCI trained the HoDs and Professors of Mysuru Medical College Research and Institute on the new curriculum.
Selection of Mysuru Dasara elephants to start next week
Mysuru: For the forthcoming Dasara festival, the selection of its primary attraction, the elephants, will commence from next week. K C Prashanth, Deputy Conservator of Forest (Wildlife) confirmed that this year also the number of elephants will be restricted to a maximum of 12. The forest officials during the selection process will also be looking for an ideal replacement for Dhrona which died in April due to cardiac arrest.
No takers for non-clinical PG courses
Mysuru: In most of the medical colleges across the state, the students have shunned non-clinical post graduate courses as they are not as lucrative as their clinical counterparts.
SDMIMD’s Sports Management students secure 100% placement
Mysuru: The students who had undertaken the one-year Post-Graduation Program in Sports Management (PGPSM) offered by the Centre for Sports & Management Studies (CS&MS) at Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), Mysore have secured 100 percent placement in this academic year (2018-19). As many as 10 students from the batch have received career-oriented offers from leading sporting bodies and organisations.
BJP's A Manju counters Revanna’s ‘lemon power’ with 'ominous' 9
Mysuru: While the Bharatiya Janata Party is celebrating the fall of Congress-Janata Dal (S) state coalition all over the state, one of its leaders has ridiculed former minister H D Revanna over his recent display of superstitious beliefs, albeit with his own set of beliefs.
GTD orders permitting only eco friendly Ganesha idols
Mysuru: "Already we are facing shortage of drinking water and hence, it is also the responsibility of the people to keep the available resources neat and clean. To ensure this, during the forthcoming Ganesha festival, the government should issue strict orders to immerse eco friendly Ganesha idols", said N Raghvendra, President of Kumbara Gowriganesha Thayarakara Kshemabivrudhi Sangha.
Don’t blame Modi, Shah for state political turmoil, says GTD
Mysuru: As the Congress-Janata Dal (S) state coalition government is going through a tumultous patch following the resignation of two rebel Congress leaders MLAs Anand Singh and Ramesh Jarkiholi, the coalition is in for yet another shock with JDS leader G T Devegowda making a statement in favour of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
'Social media plays important role in reaching customer'
Mysuru: A one-day Management Development Programme (MDP) on 'Managing Difficult Customers' was held at the Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD). The program was designed for executives and managers who handle customers and academicians in the area of marketing.