Category: Science

The 2015 Quintuple

With the year 2014 gone by, a lot has been done and undone. As 2015 dawns upon us, here are 5 wishes we wish to see fulfilled in the coming year:

1. Politics

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2014: A Year of Change, Challenges, Charisma, Causes, Class, Champions & Chaos

As the year 2014 comes to an end, we bring to you some of the moments that make this year prominently memorable! As History gets written, read and said, 2014 will forever be remembered and our memories are best captured by the 7 Cs i.e.

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In defense of Doctors

It was about 2 am, one day, when a patient was brought to the casualty ward of the Civil Hospital in Solapur with a head injury. The surgical resident on duty was asked to escort the patient to get a CT scan done. While he was doing so, he was approached by a policeman who asked him to attend to a lady in labor. The resident tried to contact the gynecology department but on being unable to do so, gave the policeman the intercom number. He tried to return to his patient. At this juncture, the policeman beat him up and dragged him by his hair to the corridor. This event was captured on CCTV. What followed was a state-wide protest, by the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors, which culminated in the suspension of the policemen and the launch of a CID investigation into the matter. Happy ending?

A few days after this incident I overheard a conversation between some locals. The police were being victimized and how the doctor was obviously at fault. Doctors are obviously out just to rob people of their hard earned money. I am no one to judge anyone involved in the incident but what worries me is that such anti-doctor sentiments prevail all over the country even as I write this. Continue Reading..


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Kshitij Nair