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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)

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

By Dheeraj Bengrut | Hindustan Times, Pune
PUBLISHED ON AUG 14, 2020 05:56 PM IST
According to the PMC, 35 deaths were reported, taking its virus-related death toll in the city to 1,656
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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)

100-bed Covid care centre underway at Bibwewadi

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2020 05:12 PM IST
The hospital will have all the facilities like intensive care unit (ICU), quarantine facility, oxygen supported beds and enough medical staff.
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A Covid-19 care centre at Akurdi.(HT PHOTO)
A Covid-19 care centre at Akurdi.(HT PHOTO)

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

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 04:17 PM IST
According to PCMC projection, the number will reach 3,000-mark till the end of June as the monsoon season has arrived.
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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)

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr hospitalised in critical condition

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2020 10:11 PM IST
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.
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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)

Missed childhood vaccinations trigger worry

UPDATED ON APR 29, 2020 12:33 AM IST
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.
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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)

Wish to serve on the frontline, says PGI nurse who survived Covid

By Amanjeet Singh Salyal | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON APR 14, 2020 08:40 PM IST
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CORONAVIRUS SCARE: 13 Italian tourists on Amritsar visit sent to Delhi

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Amritsar, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2020 10:50 PM IST
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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AQI 282: Ludhiana’s air quality worsens, residents suffer

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2019 11:01 PM IST
The AQI was recorded at 282 on late Wednesday evening, while it was 260 on Tuesday and 356 on Monday.
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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)

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

By Anonna Dutt | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 12:55 AM IST
The doctors claimed that was the biggest breast reduction surgery ever done.
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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)

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

By HT Correspondent | HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2019 09:32 AM IST
Now, dog-bite patients coming to city hospitals from Panchkula, Mohali and elsewhere will have to shell out Rs 100 per dose for anti-rabies vaccine and Rs 50 per dose for anti-rabies serum
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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)

Gurugram hospitals report asthma flare-ups

By HT Correspondent | Gurugram
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2019 03:05 AM IST
A trigger for pulmonary diseases is anything that leads to an aggravation of symptoms such as shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing or fatigue.
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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)

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

By HT Correspondent | Gurugram
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 08:31 AM IST
The doctors said such diseases increase during the monsoon because of warm and humid conditions in which harmful pathogen multiply fast in food.
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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)

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

UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2019 07:19 AM IST
Rohit Shekhar’s wife, Apoorva Shukla, has been charged for strangulating and smothering her husband with a pillow.
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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)

Mamata govt gets more advice on doctors’ strike. This time, from high court

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2020 07:30 PM IST
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.
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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)

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

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2019 08:42 AM IST
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.
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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)

Set ablaze after tiff, UP man dies

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2019 09:33 AM IST
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.
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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)

Former sarpanch among 2 held in May 1 Khandsa assault case

By HT Correspondent | Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON MAY 04, 2019 01:28 AM IST
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
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(Facebook/Apoorva Shukla)
(Facebook/Apoorva Shukla)

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

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2019 10:47 AM IST
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.
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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)

Attack on AAP Patiala chief: Party serves 48-hour ultimatum to govt, police to arrest culprits

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Amritsar
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2019 10:29 PM IST
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.
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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)

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

By Nozia Sayyed | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2018 03:00 PM IST
Healthcare institutions in the city are far behind when it comes to implementing fire safety norms set by the fire department
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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)

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

By Nozia Sayyed | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2018 03:24 PM IST
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
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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)

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

By Anonna Dutt | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 07, 2018 08:28 AM IST
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.
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Chandigarh needs centre for trauma, not sports injury, say health experts

By Tanbir Dhaliwal | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2018 01:15 PM IST
Experts say administration must develop advanced facility to cater to both categories of patients.
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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)

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

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON SEP 25, 2018 04:30 AM IST
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
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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)

Woman molested at birthday party, husband assaulted

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Gurugram, Gurugram
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2018 12:56 PM IST
The woman’s husband, who had intervened, was attacked by the accused. The man was admitted to a city hospital, police said.
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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)

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

By IANS | Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2018 03:25 PM IST
The father-son from Tiruvarur district in Tamil Nadu had come to Ernakulam district in Kerala for NEET 2018.
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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)

Gurugram: DLSA urges state to act against three hospitals for not treating poor for free

By Leena Dhankhar | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON APR 10, 2018 11:39 PM IST
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.
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