Swapnil Mishra

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MTNL building blaze: ‘We were in the middle of snack break when it all happened’

MTNL building blaze: ‘We were in the middle of snack break when it all happened’

No one was injured in the incident, except for a firefighter who had to be hospitalised for suffocation. He was taken to Bhabha Hospital....Read More

Mumbai: Medical interns to get 45% hike in stipend

Mumbai: Medical interns to get 45% hike in stipend

Currently, the medical interns in Maharashtra get Rs 6,000 per month, which they said is not at par with the other states, where interns ...Read More

Mumbai: Hospitals see 65-70% rise in OPD patients

Mumbai: Hospitals see 65-70% rise in OPD patients

Doctors across the city are witnessing a sharp rise in the number of outpatient department (OPD) patients visiting them.

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Mumbai: Rains expected after July 24

“The city will witness moderate to heavy rainfall after July 24, but till then there will be light rains and temperatures will also incre...Read More

Woman rescued after 19 hrs under rubble, however, her two kids perish

Woman rescued after 19 hrs under rubble, however, her two kids perish

But unfortunately, her sons, who had also been trapped with her, did not make it. Halimabano Mohammad Idrisi is currently in JJ Hospital,...Read More

Dongri building collapse: Was asleep when building collapsed; Injured resident

Dongri building collapse: Was asleep when building collapsed; Injured resident

He has no recollection of how he was brought to the hospital. Naved said everyone at home were busy, while he was fast asleep and suddenl...Read More

Mumbai: Volunteers form a chain,  remove the slabs with bare hands

Mumbai: Volunteers form a chain, remove the slabs with bare hands

As a precautionary measure, the police have evacuated all residents of an adjoining building and shifted them to a nearby school to facil...Read More

Mumbai: Fine is to decongest roads, not generate revenue, says BMC

Mumbai: Fine is to decongest roads, not generate revenue, says BMC

Amid the hue and cry over the hefty fines imposed by the BMC, the civic body has clarified that its aim to make Mumbai less congested and...Read More

Across state, swine flu cases drop by 95 per cent

Across state, swine flu cases drop by 95 per cent

The number of swine flu cases across the state has dropped by 95 per cent, according to health officials. The state recorded a total of 6...Read More

Mumbai: Bonded resident Doctors seek payments at par with state-employed doctors

Mumbai: Bonded resident Doctors seek payments at par with state-employed doctors

Maharashtra Association of Bonded Resident Doctors (MABRD) in a letter to the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) has so...Read More

Railways to conduct drone survey

Railways to conduct drone survey

In a bid to ensure local train services are not disrupted during monsoons, the Railways have decided to conduct a drone survey on its Cen...Read More

Mumbai: Auto drivers across Maharashtra to go on indefinite strike from tomorrow

Mumbai: Auto drivers across Maharashtra to go on indefinite strike from tomorrow

Mumbaikars will face the brunt of auto drivers across Maharashtra as they have threatened to go on an indefinite strike from July 9, if t...Read More

Prevention helped reduce sting from malaria by 22 percent in June

Prevention helped reduce sting from malaria by 22 percent in June

There has been a 22 per cent dip in the number of malaria cases recorded in June, compared to the same time last year, according to the h...Read More

Central Railway soon to install GPS in all its rakes

Central Railway soon to install GPS in all its rakes

Soon commuters travelling on the Main and Harbour line of Central Railway (CR) will be able to locate the positioning of trains.

Mumbai: Central Railway’s Sunday time-table now affects commuters

Mumbai: Central Railway’s Sunday time-table now affects commuters

This was in evidence on Wednesday, where until 11 am, services ran as per the Sunday timetable (there were 30 per cent fewer services), c...Read More

Medicines

BMC to reconsider appointing blacklisted firm

This comes after the All Food and Drugs License Holders Association (AFDLHA) raised the issue with the civic health department threatenin...Read More

Sedentary lifestyle? You're a sitting duck for ailments

Sedentary lifestyle? You're a sitting duck for ailments

Healthy eating and spending quality time at fitness centres are not the only ways to keep oneself fit and active. Tiny measures can be i...Read More

No signs of Southwesterlies but ‘ill’ winds are blowing in city

No signs of Southwesterlies but ‘ill’ winds are blowing in city

The sudden fluctuation of Mumbai weather has led to a rise in vector-borne diseases, with more patients visiting the outpatients departme...Read More

Medicines

Association decides to stop medicine supply to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

The All India Food and Drug License Holder (AIFDLH) Association have decided not to supply any medicine to the civic-run hospitals until...Read More

Gastro cases up by 13 pc in May: BMC

Gastro cases up by 13 pc in May: BMC

As per the data, the cases were high in January but later it decreased to 666 in February, while in March, the gastroenteritis cases stoo...Read More

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