Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014

ANURADHA MASCARENHAS

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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.

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.

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