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Pune city reports 1,148 fresh Covid-19 positive cases, 48 deaths

According to the PMC, 35 deaths were reported, taking its virus-related death toll in the city to 1,656
The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) in its daily report, recorded 1,091 fresh positive cases taking the total number of progressive positives in the city to 70,326(Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)
The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) in its daily report, recorded 1,091 fresh positive cases taking the total number of progressive positives in the city to 70,326(Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)
Published on Aug 14, 2020 05:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByDheeraj Bengrut

100-bed Covid care centre underway at Bibwewadi

The hospital will have all the facilities like intensive care unit (ICU), quarantine facility, oxygen supported beds and enough medical staff.
Municipal commissioner Vikram Kumar (second from right) and district collector Naval Kishore Ram (second from left) during a visit to the hospital facility in Bibwewadi, on Monday.(HT PHOTO)
Municipal commissioner Vikram Kumar (second from right) and district collector Naval Kishore Ram (second from left) during a visit to the hospital facility in Bibwewadi, on Monday.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 14, 2020 05:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByHT Correspondent

PCMC sets up four new Covid-19 care centres in a week

According to PCMC projection, the number will reach 3,000-mark till the end of June as the monsoon season has arrived.
A Covid-19 care centre at Akurdi.(HT PHOTO)
A Covid-19 care centre at Akurdi.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 19, 2020 04:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByHT Correspondent

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr hospitalised in critical condition

The 96-year-old was taken to a private hospital from his residence in Sector 36 in Chandigarh, where he lives with his daughter Sushbir and maternal grandson Kabir.
Balbir Singh Sr being given guard of honour by young hockey trainees during the commemorative function.(Keshav Singh/HT)
Balbir Singh Sr being given guard of honour by young hockey trainees during the commemorative function.(Keshav Singh/HT)
Updated on May 09, 2020 10:11 PM IST
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Missed childhood vaccinations trigger worry

IMR, which is the number deaths per 1,000 live births in the first year of life, is a crude indicator of the overall health of a country.
India is inching closer towards the Sustainable Development Goal of bringing IMR down to 25 or fewer by 2030.(AFP)
India is inching closer towards the Sustainable Development Goal of bringing IMR down to 25 or fewer by 2030.(AFP)
Updated on Apr 29, 2020 12:33 AM IST
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Wish to serve on the frontline, says PGI nurse who survived Covid

A 32-year-old nursing officer of Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, who recovered from Covid-19 on Tuesday, wishes to be on the frontline in the war against the epidemic once he joins work. The male nurse is among the two patients discharged from PGI on Tuesday after recovering from the disease, bringing the number of active cases in the city to 12.
The Chandigarh PGIMER nurse who recovered from Covid-19 being sent home, where he will be in self isolation for two more weeks.(HT photo)
The Chandigarh PGIMER nurse who recovered from Covid-19 being sent home, where he will be in self isolation for two more weeks.(HT photo)
Published on Apr 14, 2020 08:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByAmanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh

CORONAVIRUS SCARE: 13 Italian tourists on Amritsar visit sent to Delhi

Move taken after they refused to stay in quarantine for 14 days in a city hospital; none diganosed with deadly virus symptoms
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Published on Mar 06, 2020 10:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | ByHT Correspondent, Amritsar

AQI 282: Ludhiana’s air quality worsens, residents suffer

The AQI was recorded at 282 on late Wednesday evening, while it was 260 on Tuesday and 356 on Monday.
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Updated on Oct 30, 2019 11:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Ludhiana

Breast-reduction surgery takes off 11 kg from woman’s chest

The doctors claimed that was the biggest breast reduction surgery ever done.
Carrying extra 11 kgs would have felt like carrying four healthy newborns strapped to her chest every day.(HT image)
Carrying extra 11 kgs would have felt like carrying four healthy newborns strapped to her chest every day.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 11, 2019 12:55 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByAnonna Dutt

No more free vaccines for dog-bite victims from outside Chandigarh

Now, dog-bite patients coming to city hospitals from Panchkula, Mohali and elsewhere will have to shell out 100 per dose for anti-rabies vaccine and 50 per dose for anti-rabies serum
The facility is free of cost for those living in Chandigarh but subject to production of residence proof. Employees working in Chandigarh can avail free vaccination on showing identity card.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The facility is free of cost for those living in Chandigarh but subject to production of residence proof. Employees working in Chandigarh can avail free vaccination on showing identity card.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Aug 24, 2019 09:32 AM IST
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HT Correspondent, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent

Gurugram hospitals report asthma flare-ups

A trigger for pulmonary diseases is anything that leads to an aggravation of symptoms such as shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing or fatigue.
Environmental triggers such as high humidity and changing temperatures can cause such flare-ups.(REUTERS)
Environmental triggers such as high humidity and changing temperatures can cause such flare-ups.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 28, 2019 03:05 AM IST
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Gurugram | ByHT Correspondent

Gurugram hospitals report an increase in water-borne, gut diseases

The doctors said such diseases increase during the monsoon because of warm and humid conditions in which harmful pathogen multiply fast in food.
Avoiding eating food cooked in open and drinking only filtered water or boiled water can prevent catching infections.(HT Photo)
Avoiding eating food cooked in open and drinking only filtered water or boiled water can prevent catching infections.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 24, 2019 08:31 AM IST
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Gurugram | ByHT Correspondent

Rohit Shekhar murder: Wife named in charge sheet, cops say she smothered him

Rohit Shekhar’s wife, Apoorva Shukla, has been charged for strangulating and smothering her husband with a pillow.
The Delhi police crime branch on Thursday filed a charge sheet in the murder case of Rohit Shekhar Tiwari, the son of late veteran politician ND Tiwari, accusing Shekhar’s wife, Apoorva Shukla of killing him.(PTI Photo)
The Delhi police crime branch on Thursday filed a charge sheet in the murder case of Rohit Shekhar Tiwari, the son of late veteran politician ND Tiwari, accusing Shekhar’s wife, Apoorva Shukla of killing him.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Jul 22, 2019 07:19 AM IST
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Mamata govt gets more advice on doctors’ strike. This time, from high court

A two-judge bench of the Calcutta High Court told the state government to persuade the striking doctors to resume work and provide usual services to patients.
Doctors and Nurses from SSKM continue their sit in demonstration in front of Academic Building in SSKM Hospital in Kolkata. (Samir Jana/HT photo)
Doctors and Nurses from SSKM continue their sit in demonstration in front of Academic Building in SSKM Hospital in Kolkata. (Samir Jana/HT photo)
Updated on May 23, 2020 07:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | ByHT Correspondent

Man succumbs to injuries a day after being assaulted, suspects missing

Following the argument, he was beaten up by the two men. The suspects punched and kicked him, injuring his chest. The victim had then called a member of his family, who took him to a hospital.
Police said the victim reported the incident to the police on Monday morning, following which a case of assault was registered.(HTPhotos)
Police said the victim reported the incident to the police on Monday morning, following which a case of assault was registered.(HTPhotos)
Updated on May 21, 2019 08:42 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByHT Correspondent

Set ablaze after tiff, UP man dies

The news of his death led to tension at his native place — Mughal Jot Chistipur village of Gonda district — and markets remained closed in protest of the incident.
Police force was deployed and a peace committee meeting was held in the area apprehending communal tension, as the victim and the assailants belonged to different communities, said the police.(PTI FILE.Representative Image)
Police force was deployed and a peace committee meeting was held in the area apprehending communal tension, as the victim and the assailants belonged to different communities, said the police.(PTI FILE.Representative Image)
Updated on May 20, 2019 09:33 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByHT Correspondent

Former sarpanch among 2 held in May 1 Khandsa assault case

The third suspect is recovering from an injury he sustained after the incident, and has not been declared medically fit for the police to record a statemen
Former sarpanch among 2 held in May 1 Khandsa assault case(HT File)
Former sarpanch among 2 held in May 1 Khandsa assault case(HT File)
Published on May 04, 2019 01:28 AM IST
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Gurugram | ByHT Correspondent

‘Wife of ND Tiwari’s son showing confusing behaviour’: Police

During four days of intense interrogation, she did not break down once but now she appears to be regretting smothering Tiwari on the night of April 15-16.
(Facebook/Apoorva Shukla)
(Facebook/Apoorva Shukla)
Updated on Apr 26, 2019 10:47 AM IST
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Attack on AAP Patiala chief: Party serves 48-hour ultimatum to govt, police to arrest culprits

The AAP leader visited the holy city to inquire about the health of the party member and expressed shock over deteriorating law and order in the state.
AAP MLA Harpal Singh Cheema addressing a press conference in Amritsar on Friday.(HT Photo)
AAP MLA Harpal Singh Cheema addressing a press conference in Amritsar on Friday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 15, 2019 10:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | ByHT Correspondent

Putting patients at risk: No fire safety audit conducted in Pune hospitals in five years

Healthcare institutions in the city are far behind when it comes to implementing fire safety norms set by the fire department
Fire fighter rescues patients from ESIC hospital which caught fire at Marol, Andheri on December 17.(HT/PHOTO)
Fire fighter rescues patients from ESIC hospital which caught fire at Marol, Andheri on December 17.(HT/PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 28, 2018 03:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByNozia Sayyed

2018, the year that was: First among firsts, uterus transplant puts Pune on top of the world

As international news of the success of the transplant, in totality, gained traction, Dr Puntambekar claims that at least 600 patients have now been shortlisted for a uterine transplant from across the world and the country
Meenakshi Valand her husband Nitesh with their daughter Radha, born out of a transplanted uterus, with Dr Shailesh Puntambekar at Galaxy Care Hospital.(HT/PHOTO)
Meenakshi Valand her husband Nitesh with their daughter Radha, born out of a transplanted uterus, with Dr Shailesh Puntambekar at Galaxy Care Hospital.(HT/PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 22, 2018 03:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByNozia Sayyed

Reports of burn injuries in Delhi halved before Diwali; doctors credit Supreme Court cracker ban

The number of people visiting city hospitals with burn injuries before Diwali has halved, government figures show. Doctors say the trend is expected to continue this year in light of Supreme Court order.
The Supreme Court has ordered the sale and use of only green and low emission firecrackers in the National Capital Region.(HT File Photo)
The Supreme Court has ordered the sale and use of only green and low emission firecrackers in the National Capital Region.(HT File Photo)
Published on Nov 07, 2018 08:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnonna Dutt, New Delhi

Chandigarh needs centre for trauma, not sports injury, say health experts

Experts say administration must develop advanced facility to cater to both categories of patients.
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Updated on Oct 22, 2018 01:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByTanbir Dhaliwal, Chandigarh

Relatives stab man in Gurugram over ties with distant kin, arrested

A 23-year-old man was allegedly stabbed in his stomach and chest, on Sunday night, by his two distant relatives who opposed his relationship with the sister of one of the accused
The accused, identified only by their first names as Sanjay and Naveen, were arrested from Palwal by the Gurugram police on Monday evening.(Representative Photo)
The accused, identified only by their first names as Sanjay and Naveen, were arrested from Palwal by the Gurugram police on Monday evening.(Representative Photo)
Published on Sep 25, 2018 04:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByHT Correspondent

Woman molested at birthday party, husband assaulted

The woman’s husband, who had intervened, was attacked by the accused. The man was admitted to a city hospital, police said.
According to the complaint, the accused later fled and the victim’s husband was taken to a private hospital in the city.(Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times)
According to the complaint, the accused later fled and the victim’s husband was taken to a private hospital in the city.(Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 30, 2018 12:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByHT Correspondent, Gurugram

NEET 2018: Father of TN student dies of heart attack in Kerala as son writes exam

The father-son from Tiruvarur district in Tamil Nadu had come to Ernakulam district in Kerala for NEET 2018.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said a solatium of Rs 3,00,000 would be paid to the family(Shutterstock)
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said a solatium of Rs 3,00,000 would be paid to the family(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 06, 2018 03:25 PM IST
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Gurugram: DLSA urges state to act against three hospitals for not treating poor for free

The DLSA has urged the Haryana legal services authority to address the matter appropriately at the state level or escalate it to the Central government. The DLSA has also suggested the HLSA file a writ in the Punjab and Haryana high court.
The three hospitals were given free land by the state government under a policy formulated in August 2008.(iStockphoto)
The three hospitals were given free land by the state government under a policy formulated in August 2008.(iStockphoto)
Published on Apr 10, 2018 11:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByLeena Dhankhar, Gurugram
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