March 08, 2022 7:03 am
Additional Municipal Commissioner Suresh Kakani speaks about the challenges posed by Covid-19 on Mumbai’s healthcare facilities, how prepared the city is to handle a probable fourth wave and his take on when elections are likely to be held in the country's richest urban local body
August 25, 2021 11:29 am
After the report, Agripada police station has started their own inquiry, and the BMC's Mechanical and Engineering Department will initiate action against the contractor for negligence.
August 08, 2021 8:12 am
Most of the residents were shifted to a community hall and a temple, while some moved into the nearby buildings.
August 08, 2021 8:14 am
Caretakers and family members of many patients, who were discharged after the incident, had to wait on the hospital premises to collect their belongings that they had left in the ward while being evacuated hurriedly.
April 01, 2021 1:21 am
Genome sequencing involves analysis of the genetic code of the virus, which helps scientists find the exact location where a mutation has taken place
September 15, 2020 1:02 pm
B L Sharma, president of the hospital’s nurses’ union, said they were last paid in May. He said the protest will go on till they get an assurance from the administration. This comes even as the Delhi High Court intervened in the matter and asked the civic body to pay salaries.
July 19, 2020 1:20 am
Kasturba Hospital’s Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) laboratory is the beating heart of the city’s battle against Covid-19. Text, photos by Amit Chakravarty
July 09, 2020 12:05 pm
A 450-bed facility in Delhi’s walled city area, the Kasturba Hospital is one of the largest maternity hospitals in Asia with 350 beds set aside for Gynaecology and Obstetrics. The hospital is run by North Municipal Corporation of Delhi.
April 01, 2020 8:32 am
The female cleaner who tested positive is in her thirties. The Titwala resident had to sleep in ward 13, meant for children suffering from other illnesses, for three days because she could not go home.
May 05, 2016 1:45 am
After being criticised for admitting all infectious patients in one ward, the civic body is constructing a new isolation facility for patients affected with infectious diseases.