“I don’t have any document to prove that my wife died in a terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir. I only got her body with bullet wounds. At a time like this, we are made to run to different government offices to beg for her death certificate,” said a family member.
On Saturday, angered by the hospital’s decision to put numbers on the foreheads of those killed in the stampede on a foot overbridge at the Elphinstone Road railway station for speedy identification by their kin, at least six Shiv Sainiks tried to attack Dr Pathak inside the hospital.
Elphinstone stampede: Operations at KEM hospital were hampered by a steady stream of politicians trickling in at the casualty ward and diverting the attention of hospital staff on themselves. Precious time meant for the care of patients was lost to several such visits through the day.
Rohit was the youngest of the 22 killed in the stampede on the foot overbridge of Elphinstone Road station on Friday morning.
His father Ankush Parab, said: “They had gone to buy flowers from the Parel market to sell at our Vikhroli shop for Dussehra.”
A group of about 70 male commuters, all friends now after years of suburban train journeys, take the 9.05 am train from Dombivali every day. Like every year, they celebrated Dussehra by sharing breakfast and sweets.
Netradeepa Patil, an ASHA block facilitator in Kolhapur, said, “The state government has failed to recognise us as permanent employees. Our incentives come with a delay of three months. Why should an already over-burdened ASHA take up additional responsibility?"
“We are against cut practice. It affects a patient’s bill in the end. I am yet to go through the Bill, but this a good move,” said Dr P N Bhujang, president of Association of Hospitals. The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has, however, opposed the current Bill.
“My uncle asked me to leave after I was diagnosed with HIV and TB. I was only 18,” she told The Indian Express. After her mother died in 2009 and her father left the family, the siblings lived with their uncle.
Eman Ahmed passed away on Monday morning at 4.35 am due to complications from underlying comorbid conditions. Eman suffered from kidney dysfunction and heart disease that worsened her condition in the last few days.
Between September 1 and 11, 1,974 mosquito breeding spots have been found by insecticide department officers. Each breeding spot can have 150-200 eggs, raising concerns over the spread of mosquitoes across Mumbai.
In its circular issued to all states on August 28, ministry of WCD quoted Ministry of Health and Family Welfare that had, in 2009, stated “The use of RUTF for management of malnutrition is not an accepted policy of the Government of India”.