So I reached the afternoon after working through the morning without a break not unusual for me but when there’s a lot of thinking or creating involved, often I find food to be a good inspiration. I usually eat just one meal a day, at the end of the day after all my work is done. But that’s when work is routine drudgery. Today I was creating stuff so around 3 pm I decided to grab whatever’s there for a […]
Obituary for Roopesh Raj, renowned Pune-based journalist, columnist, mentor and family man. Includes tributes from family, friends and colleagues. #roopeshraj #journalist #Pune #writer #subeditor #thebengali
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Obituary on Tushar Uchil, Pune and Mumbai-based Writer, Instructional Designer and Design mentor.
Categories: eLearning, Learning, News, People, Pune, Training • Tags: Brainvisa, eLearning, India, Instructional Designer, Learning, Mumbai, Nitin Agarwal, Nupur Avantika, Pune, Sanjay Mukherjee, Supam Maheshwari, thebengali, Tushar Uchil, Vikas Agarwal
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
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.
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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.
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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, […]