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NEET topper Dr Veenashree Bhat passionate about taking care of new-born, high-risk babies

Dr Veenashree Satyanarayan Bhat made headlines recently when she stood 11th in the All India National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET). As is now well-known, NEET is the only single-level national examination being held for medical aspirants enabling them to seek admission to medical courses and super speciality courses in various medical institutes across the country. The examinations were held in September 2022. A native of Sirsi: Dr Veenashree Satyanarayan Bhat is currently perusing a doctorate of Medicine, DM Neonatology course at the prestigious Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi. It is a three-year course that medical students can pursue. She is originally from Sirsi in North Canara (Karwar) district and was born in Heggarsimane in Sirsi Taluk. She is the second daughter of Satyanarayan Bhat, a priest by profession and Mrs Dakshayani, a homemaker. Family of Doctors: Dr Veenashree Satyanarayan Bhat is married to Dr Shrisha Manjunath Hegde of Adnalli village Salekoppa n

Tulasi Raghavendra Hegde: A Child Prodigy for World Peace through Yakshagana

Tulasi Raghavendra Hegde of Bettakoppa village near the bustling business Sirsi town in Uttara Kannada district is a child prodigy. Although entering the Eighth standard from this academic year, she is already a household name in the region along with the Malnad and Coastal districts and elsewhere the traditional theatre Yakshagana is being showcased. Groomed from the womb: Strange it may look, but Raghavendra Hegde, Bettakoppa, journalist father of Tulsi Hegde recalls: “In fact, Tulasi has been ingrained with Yakshagana right from the womb stage itself as her mother and poetess Gayathri was listening to Yakshagana songs during pregnancy. As a natural instinct, Tulasi used to jump in a rhythmic way even at the age of One and a half years-Two years, whenever she heard about Yakshagana. At such an infancy stage, she used to view Yakshagana with rapt attention… …Makeup from the Third Year itself: She evinced interest in donning the Yakshagana make-up when she had just turned three years