Diabetes and hypertension accounted for 46 per cent of the complaints received at the four tertiary care hospitals in Mumbai between October 2015 and September 2017, according to the data collected in the study.
A section of students has been protesting against the institute since February over improper implementation of the GoI PMS scheme after the institute decided to withdraw aid to SC/ST students and asked them to pay the fees upfront.
Keeping up with the trend of high scorers in the city, seven Class X students from Mumbai feature in the top three list, which is almost half the number of all the top scorers in the country and abroad.
Dinesh Kamble, acting registrar of the university, said, “The committee was set up with the Maharashtra Public Universities Act. It is routine procedure and the committee recently held a meeting with us.”
A TOTAL of 4.35 lakh candidates will take the Common Entrance Test (CET) on Thursday for admissions to engineering and pharmacy colleges in the state, of which 12 have identified themselves as transgender candidates.
THE STUDENT Council elections, which will make a comeback to university campuses this year after almost two decades, will be apolitical in nature, according to the recommendations of the statute committee.
Mohammed Tahir, a professor from Akbar Peerbhoy College of Commerce and Economics in Grant Road and a member of MU’s senate, said, “The next academic term will start from June 18 and continue till November 5.”
The two-day conference, held at the Marathi Bhasha Bhavan in the Kalina campus of MU, is a confluence of archaeologists, food historians, food bloggers, nutritionists and food enthusiasts, where they exchange ideas about the culture surrounding food.
“If anyone has wondered what influences food habits in India, whether the grains and vegetables are grown differently, what kind of cultural influences have morphed the cuisines, this conference will address some of these questions,” said Kurush Dalal, a faculty member.
Once the plants are commissioned, some of the existing old thermal plants will be retired in line with the Centre’s resolve to phase out power plants older than 25 years and replace them with supercritical ones.