Mangaluru: On account of World Stroke Day which is observed on the 29th of October, A.J. Hospital & Research Centre has brought out a special Stroke Check-up Package for two weeks from 19 October to 31 October. This package is offered at a 50% discount, i.e., at Rs.2650/= against the actual rate of Rs.5300/. Individuals must take a prior appointment to avail the Check-up.

October 29th was established by the World Stroke Organization in 2006 to spread awareness of the world’s high stroke risk and stroke prevalence. World Stroke Day was devised to create awareness and implement stroke prevention strategies the world over.

Stroke Check-up Package

The Stroke Check-up Package includes registration and investigations to determine Haemoglobin, Random Blood Sugar. Serum Creatinine, ECG, Carotid Doppler, CT Head – Plain, and a Consultation with Neurologists. A J Hospital’s Consultant Neurologists Dr. Suresh B V and Dr. Saurab Rai will be available for consultation and any further investigations advised by the Consultant Neurologist will be provided at a 25% discount.

For appointments and additional details regarding the screening program, people can contact 0824 6613165 or send an email to

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Bengaluru: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Ashwath Narayan on Friday confirmed that the state government has decided to reopen Degree and Engineerng Colleges in the state from November 17.

He was speaking to media reporters after attending a meeting at the CM’s house office, chaired by Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa to discuss resumption of colleges in the state.

He added that in the first phase Degree, Engineering and Diploma Colleges will be resumed and attendance for the students will not be mandatory. Furthermore, the students will also have an option to attend classes online and not necessarily attend classes physically.