Friday, Nov 28, 2014

ANURADHA MASCARENHAS

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NARI steps up surveillance on HIV drug resistance
Fri, Nov 28, 2014

A national database is being prepared on drug resistance in association with a network of ten laboratories in the country

CME: Medical council makes 30-min ethics sessions mandatory
Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) on Wednesday also gave a strong push to introduce ethics as a subject in MBBS curriculum.

Rosetta mission: He is 26, and only India link to historic landing
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

Philae lander is the first spacecraft to land safely on a comet.

World Pneumonia Day: India still struggles with pneumonia and diarrhea deaths, says report
Wed, Nov 12, 2014

The 2014 Pneumonia and Diarrhea Progress Report, released today, highlights India’s persisting burden of pneumonia and diarrhea.

Testbook to conduct online exam for clerical jobs in Hindi
Tue, Nov 11, 2014

Apart from language barrier, many students find it difficult to take test on computers.

Health dept declares war on dengue
Sun, Nov 09, 2014

Plans drive to wipe out mosquito breeding sites

Vocational training gives reformed addicts a fresh start
Sat, Nov 08, 2014

De-addiction programme adds another dimension to post-recovery life , gives avenues to earn livelihood

World getting older, address health needs of elders: Study
Thu, Nov 06, 2014

80 per cent of the elders will be living in low-income and middle-income countries, the study says.

In the works at Serum: Vaccine, antibodies to control dengue
Mon, Nov 03, 2014

In its most ambitious projects ever, institute plans to come out with an effective vaccine and develop monoclonal antibodies to treat the disease

Gopinath Munde encouraged Dalit youths to join BJP: Pune MLA Dilip Kamble
Sun, Nov 02, 2014

Resolving city’s traffic woes is first priority, says Kamble

Gopinath Munde encouraged Dalit youths to join BJP: Pune BJP MLA Dilip Kamble
Sun, Nov 02, 2014

Kamble was among the ten-member BJP ministry, led by Devendra Fadnavis, sworn-in at a grand ceremony at Mumbai’s Wankhede stadium.

Air quality to dip on Diwali
Thu, Oct 23, 2014

To be ‘moderate to poor’ in the next two days, says SAFAR.

A home is what we want, not sarees: A female sex worker
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

Laxminarayan, consultant of an NGO said they are reaching out to 2,000 women and admit several are demanding their own home.

The 2 women MLAs and their success mantras
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

Both Medha Kulkarni and Madhuri Misal give all credit to family and colleagues.

Impressive win for Vikhe-Patil in Shirdi, Pachpute upset
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

BJP won five of the 12 Assembly constituencies in Ahmednagar, while the Congress and NCP won three each.

‘A home is what we want, not sarees’
Wed, Oct 15, 2014

Laxminarayan, consultant of an NGO said they are reaching out to 2,000 women and admit several are demanding their own home.

Days after Narendra Modi calls for buying khadi, sales pick up across India
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

Awareness programmes to promote khadi among youngsters launched; artisans to now benefit under new scheme.

‘Migration and lack of vertical growth cause for stagnant voter population in Pune cantonment’
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

Census 2011 showed that the population of Pune Cantonment decreased from 79,965 in 2001 to 67,881 in 2011.

Widely used sanitation programmes do not necessarily improve health, finds Lancet study
Fri, Oct 10, 2014

Worldwide, around 2.5 billion people lack access to basic sanitation facilities such as a latrine, a third of whom live in India.

NCP appears weak in cash-rich sugar belt of Ahmednagar
Fri, Oct 10, 2014

At Shrigonda, former tribal minister and senior NCP leader Babanrao Pachpute is contesting the election on a BJP ticket. From NCP, it’s Rahul Jagtap in the fray.

Candidates train guns on Pawar for ‘doing little’
Tue, Oct 07, 2014

Main contest between sitting Sena MLA Vijay Shivtare and Cong candidate Sanjay Jagtap.

Judge us by our work, not by which party we belong to, say candidates
Sat, Oct 04, 2014

Bagwe won the 2009 assembly elections by defeating Sadanand Shetty of Shiv Sena with a margin of 37,325 votes.

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.