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SGH's fall from grace: Kidney scam, drug bust and blood sample switch

India, May 30 -- Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) in Pune - the destination for healthcare for patients from western Maharashtra and Marathwada -- has been in the red over the last five years. The image... Read More


Porsche crash blood sample swap: Two Sassoon docs, staffer suspended; dean sent on leave

India, May 30 -- The Maharashtra government on Wednesday suspended two doctors and a staffer of state-run Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) in connection with the alleged manipulation of blood samples of... Read More


Taware was reinstated as SGH medical superintendent on MLA's recommendation: Report

India, May 28 -- Dr Ajay Taware was reinstated as medical superintendent of Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) on the recommendation of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLA Sunil Tingre, according to a re... Read More


State health dept issues advisory to prevent hospital fires

India, May 28 -- Following a tragic fire incident at a Delhi hospital on Sunday, the State Public Health Department has issued an advisory, asking all health officials across the state to conduct thor... Read More


Health department clarifies PMC health chief's suspension as per Maha Civil Services Rules

India, May 28 -- After suspended Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) health chief, Dr Bhagwan Pawar, demanded revocation of his suspension alleging that he was purposefully targeted by Maharashtra public... Read More


PCMC demolishes three illegal rooftop restaurants in Wakad

India, May 27 -- The Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) on Saturday demolished three illegal rooftop restaurants located in the Wakad area. The civic body demolished the illegal structures... Read More


Suspension is the result of not succumbing to ministerial pressure: Dr Pawar

India, May 27 -- Suspended Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) health chief, Dr Bhagwan Pawar, has demanded revocation of his suspension, alleging that he was purposefully targeted by Maharashtra public ... Read More


PCMC files FIR against owner of unsafe building after three months

India, May 25 -- PUNE Three months after demolishing the building the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC), on Thursday, finally filed an FIR against the owner of the unsafe building at Wakad... Read More


Pune civic body health chief suspended over irregularities

India, May 25 -- Following the suspension orders from the state public health department, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has suspended PMC health chief Dr Bhagwan Pawar. In the order dated May ... Read More


Reformatory-turned-observation home in Yerawada has 36 minors

India, May 24 -- The Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Udyog Kendra - established by the British in April 1889 as a reformatory school in Yerawada - is now an observation home for juveniles in conflict with the... Read More