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Major breakthrough in gravitational waves

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Indian scientists also participated in the detection. Scientists say this detection proves that heavy metals like gold and platinum are produced through the collision of two neutron stars. The study of gravitational waves is like an insight for understanding the nature of the cosmos and the most violent events in the history of the universe.

Indian scientists also participated in the detection. Scientists say this detection proves that heavy metals like gold and platinum are produced through the collision of two neutron stars. The study of gravitational waves is like an insight for understanding the nature of the cosmos and the most violent events in the history of the universe.

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No respite from rain during Diwali week 

Sunday, 15 October 2017

Pune: Punekars may not get respite from the pouring rain during Diwali, as officials from India Meteorological Department (IMD) have noted that though withdrawal of the monsoon has begun from northern part of Maharashtra, a few systems are likely to develop, which implies no immediate respite from the rain. 

Pune: Punekars may not get respite from the pouring rain during Diwali, as officials from India Meteorological Department (IMD) have noted that though withdrawal of the monsoon has begun from northern part of Maharashtra, a few systems are likely to develop, which implies no immediate respite from the rain. 

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Family members donate liver, cornea of 61-year-old brain dead woman

Saturday, 14 October 2017

Pune: In a bid to save three lives, the family of a 61-year-old woman who was declared brain dead on Saturday at the Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) has decided to donate her liver and cornea.

The liver was donated to a 47-year-old male patient from Jupiter Hospital in Baner whereas the corneas will give eyesight to two patients from SGH.

Pune: In a bid to save three lives, the family of a 61-year-old woman who was declared brain dead on Saturday at the Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) has decided to donate her liver and cornea.

The liver was donated to a 47-year-old male patient from Jupiter Hospital in Baner whereas the corneas will give eyesight to two patients from SGH.

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Heavy rainfall brings city to halt 

Friday, 13 October 2017

Heavy rainfall in the offing
IMD has issued a warning of heavy rainfall accompanied with thunderstorms on October 14 in Madhya Maharashtra. On October 15, Konkan and Goa region along with Madhya Maharashtra may experience rainfall. On October 16 and October 17, the weather across the State will remain dry, informed IMD.

Heavy rainfall in the offing
IMD has issued a warning of heavy rainfall accompanied with thunderstorms on October 14 in Madhya Maharashtra. On October 15, Konkan and Goa region along with Madhya Maharashtra may experience rainfall. On October 16 and October 17, the weather across the State will remain dry, informed IMD.

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PMC fails to act against alarming drop in sex ratio

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Pune: The Health Department of the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has failed to act against the alarming drop in sex ratio from 934 girls to 909 girls per 1,000 boys under its jurisdiction.

Speaking on the occasion of ‘International Girl Child Day’, celebrated worldwide on October 11, sources at the health department attributed the drop in number to the lack of communication between officials looking over the implementation of the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act (PCPNDT) and Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act (MTP).

Pune: The Health Department of the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has failed to act against the alarming drop in sex ratio from 934 girls to 909 girls per 1,000 boys under its jurisdiction.

Speaking on the occasion of ‘International Girl Child Day’, celebrated worldwide on October 11, sources at the health department attributed the drop in number to the lack of communication between officials looking over the implementation of the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act (PCPNDT) and Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act (MTP).

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Sassoon demands express feeder to avoid damages

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Pune: Sassoon General Hospital has demanded express feeder from Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL) to avoid damage to sophisticated equipment such as ventilators and incubators, which are vulnerable to severe fluctuations in voltage. Such problems can lead to further inconvenience to patients who need constant medical assistance from these devices.

Pune: Sassoon General Hospital has demanded express feeder from Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL) to avoid damage to sophisticated equipment such as ventilators and incubators, which are vulnerable to severe fluctuations in voltage. Such problems can lead to further inconvenience to patients who need constant medical assistance from these devices.

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Genomics can help in cancer and cardiovascular diseases says Dr Calum MacRae

Sunday, 8 October 2017

In India, around 45 per cent of all deaths due to non-communicable diseases are attributed to heart diseases. 

In India, around 45 per cent of all deaths due to non-communicable diseases are attributed to heart diseases. 

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Anganwadi workers perform 'Jail Bharo Andolan' in Pune

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Pune: Anganwadi workers staged a 'Jail Bharo Andolan' on Thursday in front of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar statue near Sassoon General Hospital on the 26th day of their state wide strike.

The anganwadi workers are distressed on the growing inaction buy the government to address their demands. Many shouted slogans against the chief minister. 

The women working as Anganwadi sevikas and helpers (Madadnis) demand increase in wages and timely dispersal of funds to felicitate the smooth functioning of the anganwadis.

Pune: Anganwadi workers staged a 'Jail Bharo Andolan' on Thursday in front of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar statue near Sassoon General Hospital on the 26th day of their state wide strike.

The anganwadi workers are distressed on the growing inaction buy the government to address their demands. Many shouted slogans against the chief minister. 

The women working as Anganwadi sevikas and helpers (Madadnis) demand increase in wages and timely dispersal of funds to felicitate the smooth functioning of the anganwadis.

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Swine flu death toll reaches 108

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

"However, now we can see various cases being diagnosed all round the year, which indicates that the virus is no more season specific. The only way to stay ready for this is to get vaccinated and improve immunity," said the doctor.

"However, now we can see various cases being diagnosed all round the year, which indicates that the virus is no more season specific. The only way to stay ready for this is to get vaccinated and improve immunity," said the doctor.

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Excess rainfall in State except some areas

Sunday, 1 October 2017

Pune: All regions of Maharashtra, except Vidarbha and Marathwada, have received excess rainfall this monsoon till now. Seasonal rainfall between June 1 and September 30 data shows Vidarbha recording 23 per cent deficiency in rainfall whereas Marathwada fared comparatively well, recording 6 per cent deficiency. All other regions in the State received normal rainfall, according to the data furnished by Pune-based India Meteorological Department (IMD).

The country overall recorded five per cent rainfall deficiency between June 1 and September 30.

Pune: All regions of Maharashtra, except Vidarbha and Marathwada, have received excess rainfall this monsoon till now. Seasonal rainfall between June 1 and September 30 data shows Vidarbha recording 23 per cent deficiency in rainfall whereas Marathwada fared comparatively well, recording 6 per cent deficiency. All other regions in the State received normal rainfall, according to the data furnished by Pune-based India Meteorological Department (IMD).

The country overall recorded five per cent rainfall deficiency between June 1 and September 30.

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