Free coaching

Universal Coaching Centre will conduct free coaching for common entrance test for PU students belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Castes and minority categories. For details, contact the centre at 283, 20th Main, Marenahalli Main Road, Vijayanagar, or call 23301613, 23112628, 9845512051.

Ayurvedic camp

Sri Krishnaraja Wadiyar Ayurvedic Hospital has organised a free Ayurvedic consultation camp from March 5 to 10. The camp will be held on the hospital premises on Jayamahal Road. For details, call 23530013, 23437895, 23544353.

Deposit scheme

State Bank of Mysore has launched a new deposit scheme "Dhanavarsha deposit" with a higher rate of interest. The scheme is open till March 31. The interest rate on deposits for three years and above and up to five years is 9.75 per cent for senior citizens and 9.5 per cent for others, an official press release said.

CET for diploma holders

The Continuing Education Cell of the S.J. Government Polytechnic is conducting CET for diploma holders for lateral entry to BE. Interested candidates may call 22384631, 9343719739 for more information.


Around 400 delegates from various parts of the country and aboard are attending the Asia-Pacific Congress on Infectious Diseases and Infection Control, ACIDIC 2007, organised by Narayana Hrudayalaya. The meeting focuses on the various problems connected to hospital related infection contracted by patients and their early detection and treatment.