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‘Romanagari’ can form system for language learning

Sunday 21 April '13

Romanised transliteration of a language can facilitate native language teaching among bilingual children in an English-dominated environment
Residents form committees to analyse hazards of illegal cellphone towers

Monday 8 April '13

With no sign of action against illegal cellphone towers in the city, resident associations in some areas have formed committees to analyse the issue.
City anchor: Octogenarian treated for 15-year-old coronary blockage

Wednesday 3 April '13

In a case of rare medical treatment, an octogenarian was recently operated upon successfully for a 15-year-old coronary blockage, which, over time, had choked completely.
Do not ostracise autistic children, appeal educationists, activists

Tuesday 2 April '13

Akshay (5) is often seen spinning around furniture at home.
Top pvt hospitals shun state health scheme for poor

Thursday 28 March '13

Say scheme not sustainable in the long run.
‘It’s for my daughters that I’m alive’

Wednesday 20 March '13

Victim, missing family, had decided to return to city earlier than planned.
For 2,000 patients, wait for kidney transplant far from over

Tuesday 19 March '13

THOUGH organ donations in the city saw a 15-year high in 2012, there continues to be a long queue of people waiting for both kidney and liver transplants here.
Crores for garden upkeep go ‘waste’ as BMC fails to use funds

Monday 18 March '13

While the city fights for open spaces, an amount to the tune of Rs 85 crore meant to develop and maintain gardens and parks, has lapsed over the past three years because BMC has not been able to utili...
Sassanian hits a 100

Sunday 17 March '13

Started in 1913, this Irani cafe is still a favourite and stubbornly clings to its old-world charm
State government comes up with palliative care policy

Wednesday 13 March '13

In November, the Centre had announced Rs 636 crore for a National Palliative Policy for the country.
City anchor: 3 generations of women carry forward legacy of medicine

Friday 8 March '13

At a time when women taking up surgery as a choice of specialisation after completing MBBS was rather unusual, Dr Snehalata Deshmukh ignored all the jibes made at her and went on to become one of the ...
Gutkha, paan masala take rail route to city

Wednesday 6 March '13

FDA seeks WR, CR cooperation to check smuggling, receives no response.
Despite promises, 3,000 haemophiliacs in state await medicines

Monday 4 March '13

Months after the Maharashtra government told the Bombay High Court that it would provide free medicines to haemophilia patients, the 3,000 registered haemophiliacs in the state are still awaiting the ...
Hospitals fret over BMC ban on cellphone towers

Monday 11 February '13

Even as doctors at Lilavati Hospital, Bandra, complained that deactivation of cellphone towers at the hospital was causing connectivity problems owing to BMC’s policy of not allowing them above hospit...
Registration deadline for food operators extended again

Thursday 7 February '13

This is the second time the deadline has been extended. The first time it was shifted from August 2012 to February 2013.
Blind Faith

Sunday 3 February '13

A football tournament of visually impaired players who took to the field blindfolded was not only amazing in itself, but also a lesson in self-belief.
Tata Memorial Hospital plans major expansion for child cancer patients

Thursday 31 January '13

Tata Memorial Hospital in Parel has decided to expand to treat the 2,000 child cancer patients it receives every year.
Appointment of Sion Hospital dean sparks row

Friday 25 January '13

The appointment of the dean of the BMC-run Sion Hospital has run into controversy, following allegations of flouting of norms and favouritism.
BMC cell tower policy disconnects Lilavati Hospital

Wednesday 23 January '13

The flipside of the BMC policy banning installation of cellular phone towers atop and around hospitals has come to the fore.
Picture warnings have bigger impact on smokers than words

Friday 18 January '13

Pictorial warnings are more effective in conveying dangers of tobacco than single-line text warnings, ‘Impact of Tobacco-Related Health Warning Labels across Socioeconomic, Race and Ethnic Groups’, a ...


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