Offbeat: 5 Maharashtra MLA’s miraculously escape grenade attack in Srinagar

Five Maharashtra legislators, who were on a study tour to Jammu and Kashmir, escaped a grenade attack by terrorists in Anantnag district on Wednesday afternoon

Offbeat: 5 Maharashtra MLA’s miraculously escape grenade attack in SrinagarThe incident took place near Anantnag around 12.30 pm when the legislators, escorted by a police team, were driving from Bijbehara to Srinagar with 20 others. A hand grenade was lobbed on an army vehicle. The grenade missed and landed on the road after which the blast took place. The five legislators were traveling in […]

Maharashtra: 28 people went under the knife to reassign their sex, reveals RTI

Lalita Salve, a woman police constable, reached Mumbai, on Tuesday, to undergo a sex change surgery. An RTI data revealed that 28 people opted for sex reassignment surgeries in Maharashtra government and civic-run hospitals. And Mumbai is becoming a key centre for these sex change surgeries

Maharashtra: 28 people went under the knife to reassign their sex, reveals RTIAs people have become more open about their life and the way they want to live, Maharashtra is witnessing a rise in the number of people opting for sex reassignment surgery over the past few years. Moreover, Mumbai is becoming one of the key centers for people opting for a sex-change or a sex reassignment […]

Maha: State govt expands bike ambulance fleet 

The government has added 20 more bike ambulances to the old fleet. This takes the number up to 30 in the overall fleet. Bike ambulances have proven to be helpful as they can access remote areas in the state and can also make their way through Mumbai’s congested roads

Maha: State govt expands bike ambulance fleet Emergency can strike anytime as one can suddenly meet with an accident or a heart attack while walking on the road. In such cases, the first one hour for the patient is important. Ambulances take a long time to reach the congested areas in Mumbai. Even a thought of our beloved one falling sick and […]

#SaveDhanashree: Parents of four-year-old make an appeal to 125 crore Indians

It has been 11 months since Dhanashree Mujmule has been diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy. She is in dire need of a heart transplant. Her parents are doing their best to treat their daughter but are struggling to gather funds and require your help

#SaveDhanashree: Parents of four-year-old make an appeal to 125 crore Indians“It was the month of June 2017, when Dhanashree suddenly fell ill. We did not know what had happened. The doctor told us, Dhanashree, will not survive. My world came crashing down within seconds. Those words are still ringing in my ears. I kept on asking myself one question. Why? Why my daughter?” After meeting […]

Mumbai: National Health Mission workers call off the strike

 Medical workers from Maharashtra’s National Health Mission (NHM) have called off their strike, after a period of twelve days. This decision to withdraw the strike was made on Saturday evening

Mumbai: National Health Mission workers call off the strikeThe 24,000 NHM workers were on strike since May 07. In order to make sure that the state government would heed their demands, they had decided to carry out a long march, as well. On Friday, May 18, almost 10,000 NHM workers had gathered in Nashik to start a long march to Mumbai. The Maharashtra […]

NHM workers to continue strike, despite appeal from state govt

The Maharashtra government has held a meeting with the workers who have been on strike from National Health Mission (NHM) in Mumbai, on Friday

NHM workers to continue strike, despite appeal from state govtThe Maharashtra government has constituted a three-member ministerial panel to review the demands of the National Health Mission workers. The committee has worked out that the decision will be taken on their demands within three months. Till the committee takes a final decision, the government has decided not to fill the vacancies, on which the […]

Nagpur: Weatherman issues warning, as severe heat wave to grip Vidarbha

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an intense heat wave warning for the next three days especially for the Vidarbha region in Maharashtra. The weatherman has predicted that the temperature in the few districts of Vidarbha, Maharashtra, would likely to be more than 45-degree Celsius

Nagpur: Weatherman issues warning, as severe heat wave to grip VidarbhaThe next three days are going to be very crucial for the people living in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra as the mercury is set to rise. The weatherman has issued an intense heat wave warning for all the ten districts of Vidarbha. On Friday, Chandrapur has recorded temperature more than 47.6 degree Celsius. The Nagpur […]

World Hypertension Day: Over 2.67 crore Indians suffering from hypertension

Change in lifestyle, unbalanced sleeping pattern, smoking, and liquor habits are the main contributory factors for hypertension. In Maharashtra, more than 6.60 lakh people are suffering from hypertension

World Hypertension Day: Over 2.67 crore Indians suffering from hypertensionAs per the Maharashtra Health services, in 2017-18, more than 6.60 lakh people have been diagnosed with suffering from hypertension While Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) recently conducted survey shows that in Mumbai over one lakh people are suffering from high blood pressure. In India, the figure has reached to an alarming number of 26.78 crores. […]

Mumbai: FDA’s search for blue ice ends in futility

Maharashtra's Food and Drug Department (FDA) is nowadays searching for the blue ice. You will find this amusing. And one will think why the FDA officers are searching for it? They have searched the length and breadth on Mumbai, but their efforts have not yielded any results. Every time the FDA officers go out for a search, they return empty-handed

Mumbai: FDA’s search for blue ice ends in futilityIn order to curb the use of contaminated ice for which is used for edible purposes, the Maharashtra government decided to split the ice used into edible and non-edible categories. It’s been three months that the order has passed, but the FDA is yet to come across the blue colour ice. But, now the question […]

Soon, Maha to carry out a survey to locate thalassemia patients

The Minister of State for Health, Vijay Deshmukh, directed the officers to carry out a survey to find out an exact number of thalassemia patients in Maharashtra. The minister also directed the health department to ensure that medicines are made available to the patients free of cost in the primary health centres in the state

Soon, Maha to carry out a survey to locate thalassemia patientsThe Maharashtra government had held a meeting with parents of the thalassemia patients and Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India, (FOGSI) in Mumbai. The meeting was attended by Dr Sanjeev Kamble, Director of health services, Additional Director Dr Rege, Dr Arun Thorat of the State Blood Transfusion Centre, Dr Jaydeep Shank, President FOGSI […]