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Health Check-Up In One Rupee At Clinics In Mumbai’s Railway Stations

Mumbai: To provide prompt and affordable medical assistance to rail accident victims and commoners, the Central Railways in Mumbai plans to start "One Rupee Clinics”...

In White Uniforms, Mumbai’s New Women Auto Drivers Get To Work

Mumbai: Chaya Mohite slowly turns the accelerator as she carefully edges the salmon-coloured rickshaw forward, one of Mumbai's first female auto drivers to make...

How Children With Special Needs Found Place In Mumbai Classrooms

By Swagata Yadavar/ IndiaSpend.org For the first 14 years of his life, Javed Shaikh's world was confined to the four walls of his house in...

Widows, Some Aged 90, Start School Near Mumbai, Families Drop Them...

Thane, Maharashtra: They wear uniforms, carry satchels and eagerly recite the alphabet in class, but the students here are different -- this is a...

Karnataka, Maharashtra Get NHRC Notice On High Number Of Hysterectomies

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to the governments of Karnataka and Maharashtra over reports of hysterectomy procedures being performed...

Number Of Child Workers In Mumbai Decrease. Here’s Why

By Roli Srivastava Mumbai: The number of children working in Mumbai's roadside food stalls has plummeted in recent years, activists and police said, attributing the...

In Winter Nights, Buses, Portable Cabins Double Up As Shelters For...

By Rina Chandran Mumbai: Buses and portable cabins are doubling up as shelters for the homeless amidst a cold snap that has killed at least...

Rise In Baby Trafficking Cuts Adoption Numbers, Say Government Officials

By Roli Srivastava Mumbai: An increase in baby trafficking is reducing the number of children available for adoption as more couples wait to adopt, government...

In Mumbai’s Municipal Schools, Sharp Decline In Enrolments: NGO Study

Mumbai: The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai's initiatives to attract children to municipal schools, such as distribution of tablets, have failed to yield results...

MRI Machines Can Cost 100 Times Less, Thanks To This Discovery...

Mumbai/New Delhi: A scientific breakthrough in Mumbai can bring down the cost of Magnetic Resonance Imaging or MRI machines by 100 times, claim scientists. A...