Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014



Second phase of modernisation to be completed by 2015
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

As part of operation Sahayata, 84 victims of the Bhuj earthquake were evacuated by air to this hospital for treatment.

Military Hospital in Kirkee gets a special lab for the critically injured
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

Early recognition and prompt treatment of road injuries was essential for optimal patient outcome, said Col Kumar.

Poll office disappoints, transgenders back to square one
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

SC had recognised the country’s transgender community as the “third gender” — neither male nor female.

Surveys find high levels of drug resistance among babies
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

Antimicrobial resistance in hospitals hampers the control of infectious diseases and poses the threat of a return to the pre-antibiotics era.

‘How well leaders connect with voters will decide voting pattern this time’
Sat, Sep 27, 2014

Eventually it is going to translate to a game of numbers and every leader has cultivated his/ her own votebank.

Demand for platelets shoots up as dengue cases surge
Sun, Sep 21, 2014

More than 1400 notices have been issued and fines worth Rs 30,000 have been imposed.

Mosquito density high, alerts issued in high-risk areas
Fri, Sep 19, 2014

There has been a rise in the number of suspected dengue cases, with the PMC reporting over 2,200 cases this year.

State gets first-of-its-kind ‘adolescent helpline’
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

Various schemes are being implemented under the Adolescent Health Programme via 191 health centres.

NIV team on standby to test samples from Ebola suspects
Sat, Sep 13, 2014

Samples taken to BSL-4 lab, tested in contained environment.

2,007 suspected cases since Jan, PMC measures fail to control dengue
Fri, Sep 12, 2014

Draft bylaws with provision to penalise residents for mosquito-breeding sites yet to be sent to govt for nod.

2,000 distress calls a year since 2008: ‘Connecting’ to stay in touch with suicide bid survivors
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

September 10 is observed worldwide as Suicide Prevention Day.

Immersion procession noise remains high
Wed, Sep 10, 2014

For the first time in 13 years, students were not allowed to record levels at Limbaraj Maharaj chowk at 4 pm.

Prescription in ALL CAPS: Medical fraternity gets the chill
Mon, Sep 08, 2014

Doctors yet to start prescribing medicines in the new format, many say they are yet to get the model format.

Rise in abortion cases, ‘contraceptives failing’ most commonly cited reason
Thu, Sep 04, 2014

Survey in 2013-14 found that a total of 394 foetuses had defects, while in 2012-13, a total of 283 were identified with abnormalities.

Three students get Ganesh festivities a wide web reach
Tue, Sep 02, 2014

At least 5,000 households and mandals have registered with the website.

In a first, 17 transgenders with no documents apply for voter I-card
Mon, Sep 01, 2014

Samapathik Trust found that 10 per cent of the transgenders do not have any document at all.

Nigerian student tests negative for Ebola; college says students from West Africa being monitored
Sat, Aug 30, 2014

The time interval from infection to onset of symptoms, is from two-21 days, explained Dr Pradip Awate.

‘Eating well could cut incidence of TB by half’
Sat, Aug 30, 2014

India sees 2.3 million new cases annually, adequate nutrition can help prevent over a million adults from catching it, shows research.

To cash in on Ganeshotsav rush, MTDC asks Kas villagers to turn houses into homestays
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

Vaishali Chavan, regional manager of MTDC, Pune, pointed out that due to the delay in the flowering activity, the rush of tourists was yet to begin.

Pune to make this Ganeshotsav special for children who lost Malin
Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Deshmukh said counselling was done for as many as 74 people, including the relatives of the villagers.

No need to panic as Ebola is not air-borne, preparations in place, says NIV director
Wed, Aug 27, 2014

There is no drug so far that can kill the virus and treatment is symptomatic to ensure that the body does not get dehydrated.

Doctors warn of diseases to watch out for in next 2 months
Wed, Aug 27, 2014

Seasonal influenza cases are rising due to weather conditions, says chest physician Dr Nitin Abhyankar.

City to host its 1st LGBT film festival
Sat, Aug 23, 2014

For the past three years Samapathik Trust has been organizing a ‘LGBT Pride Walk’ in the city.

From ‘how long will I live?’ to ‘I have HIV… so what?’
Fri, Aug 22, 2014

A new telemedicine project has been launched that helps children living with HIV.

‘We were hoping for a miracle and waiting to celebrate his 100th birthday’
Thu, Aug 21, 2014

Among others from various walks of life who arrived at the institute to pay their tributes was actress Ratna Pathak.

Hours before death, he said: ‘My soul is satisfied with my work’
Thu, Aug 21, 2014

A widower, Iyengar was suffering from age-related ailments and breathed his last on Wednesday.

B K S Iyengar: Guru who spread yoga craze in the West
Thu, Aug 21, 2014

One of the foremost yoga teachers in the world, Iyengar had been selected for Padma Vibhushan.

Adoption looks up but HIV positive children left out
Wed, Aug 20, 2014

Couples eager to adopt children, Sassoon childcare centre ‘Shreevatsa’ alone has 100 on the waiting list

Experts in Pune chalk out strategy to counter Ebola threat
Tue, Aug 12, 2014

NIV, AFMC experts to meet on August 19; PMC has kept five cubicles and ten beds ready for patients in isolation ward at Naidu Hospital.

Numbers look up in organ transplant
Sun, Aug 10, 2014

More than 10,000 people in the country need organ transplant and every year around 1,000 people die waiting.

Contracts of 35 NGOs terminated for non-performance in tackling HIV
Fri, Aug 08, 2014

An estimated Rs 3 crore is spent on 146 NGOs involved in the targeted intervention programmes across the state.

Water tests to check disease
Tue, Aug 05, 2014

Total 79 water samples have been detected with less residual from 21 villages located close to Malin.

Counselling sessions for survivors from today
Mon, Aug 04, 2014

The counseling will continue over a period of time along with measures to check water contamination.

‘My house crumbled, my wife was flung through the door’
Fri, Aug 01, 2014

Doctors say suffocation, polytrauma and multiple fractures caused the death of most.

NIV calls for early samples to detect dengue type
Tue, Jul 29, 2014

Dengue cases have showed a steady rise, mortality has reduced over the years.

WW1 graves neglected, broken tombstones tell a sorry story
Thu, Jul 24, 2014

Commonwealth War Graves Commission located graves of soldiers who died in WW1


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