Eight-year-old twins, Devayani and Shivaranjani Bharadwaj have arguably become the youngest self-published wellness co-authors in the country with the release of their debut book, Sun Salutations.
Categories: Education, Family, Learning, Pune, Society • Tags: children authors, Devayani Bharadwaj, Indore, Learning, pandemic, parenting, publishing, Pune, Shivaranjni Bharadwaj, Smita Bharadwaj, Sun Salutations, thebengali, yoga
3.45 am There is pain. Plain and simple. It woke me up from a deep sleep. How will I do this? Walk this long road to recovery? There is a dull ache in the left leg and an involuntary turn in sleep also causes pain. I have it to do and am not sure if I can. It is a very lonely road. Am wondering if I should have just chosen to live with the torn ACL instead. Dumb thought […]
6.10 am I had a good night’s sleep. Am just coming awake and I can feel that I am going to be reminded of the full meaning of the phrase: the Day After. Yesterday was under post-surgery anaesthesia. Today is with post-surgery pain reality! For starters, my lower back / waist area is feeling strained and has a little pain, probably from lack of movement. Further, any involuntary movement to the left leg is giving me pain in the knee […]
Categories: Healthcare, Pune, Society • Tags: ACL Reconstruction Surgery, Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital Pune, Dr Avijan Sinha, Dr Shirish Pathak, Dr Sunil Mane, healthcare, India, physiotherapist, Pune, Sanjay Mukherjee, Self, Society, surgeon, surgery, thebengali
Diary notes from a patient’s journey into an ACL Reconstruction surgery at Mangeshkar Hospital, Pune, in pandemic times.
Categories: Healthcare, Pune, Self, Society • Tags: ACL Reconstruction Surgery, ACL Tear, COVID-19, Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital Pune, doctors, Dr Khurana, Dr Manjiri Ranade, Dr Shirish Pathak, Dr Sunil Mane, education, existentialism, healthcare, India, IV Tubes, knee, nurses, Operation Theatre, pandemic, Pune, Sachin Vyavahare, Sanjay Mukherjee, Self, surgery, thebengali
Union Academy School New Delhi emerged in the mid-1930s as a result of new educational ideals and the new needs of an evolving society engaged in the making of a new capital city: New Delhi.
Categories: Culture, Education, Journalism, Society • Tags: Bengali, Bengali Boys High School Shimla, Bombay, Calcutta, education, Harcourt Butler High School, India, Kolkata, Learning, Madras, Mumbai, New Delhi, Sanjay Mukherjee, Society, The Union Academy, thebengali
Tribute to Dharmendra Kumar (1942-2021), former Executive Director of LIC of India, former Dean of the Centre for Insurance and Risk Management at the Birla Institute of Management Technology, author, family man and parent extraordinaire.
Categories: Family, People, Society • Tags: Aditi Ambashta, Bhagalpur, Bihar, Birla Institute of Management Technology., Bombay, Dharmendra Kumar, Executive Director, IIM Lucknow, ISB Hyderabad, Jamalpur, Jeevan Shanti Colony, leadership, LIC, Life Insurance Corporation of India, Mamarkha, mentor, Mumbai, Nina Sinha, North Bihar, Purnea, Richa Kumar, Ritu Ambashta, Santacruz West Mumbai, Shruti Sinha, Shubha Verma Kumar, thebengali, Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University, West Champaran
Interview with Dr Sandeep Khurana (Professor of Medicine at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine) and Dr Saurabh Mehandru (Principal Investigator, Laboratory of Mucosal Immunology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai), on the need for a proper study to establish possible use of ivermectin in treatment of COVID-19.
Categories: Healthcare, Media, News, Science & Technology • Tags: COVID-19, Dr Sandeep Khurana, Dr Saurabh Mehandru, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Goa, healthcare, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, India, ivermectin, New York, prophylaxis, Pune, research, SARS Cov2, symptoms, thebengali, treatment, treatment guidelines
11.10 am Work is heavy. And hectic as always. Which is good. But news of the death of people due to COVID or of critical situation due to the infection is just a text or phone call away. I have friends in COVID ICU. Family members in regular ICU. Family friends just back from hospital and in excruciating pain. And every day there’s someone else on that list. 13.15 pm Am struggling right now. Struggling to walk, struggling to sit, […]