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HCG NCHRI organizes Cyclathon to create awareness about cancer| Nagpur

On the occasion of World Cancer Day, HCG-NCHRI Centre Nagpur, on Sunday, organized a cyclathon drive ?Wheels of Hopes, with an aim to create awareness on cancer disease.

The cyclathon was flagged off by Sunita Dubey, Arti Shivhare and Kushbu Berhani, who won the battle against Cancer, from joggers park seminary hills and was concluded at HCG hospital.

The initiative was organized in association with Ncyclopedia and Laughter Riders. Over 200 cyclists took part in the event.

The Cyclothon was flagged off at 7 AM and concluded around 9 AM in the presence of Director of HCG NCHRI Dr Ajay Mehta, Chief Operating Officer of HCG Venkateshwarlu Marapaka, Dr Suchitra Mehta, Dr Vaibhav Sonwani, Dr Nikhil Pande, Dr Nishad Dhakate, Dr Ashish Bhange, Dr Manjit Rajput and Dr Parag Ingle.
The National Cancer Registry Programme Report 2020, released by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Tuesday, estimates there will be 13.9 lakh cases of cancer in India in 2020, and that this number is likely to rise to 15.7 lakh by 2025. The estimates are based on data retrieved from 28 Population-Based Cancer Registries (PBCRs) and 58 Hospital-Based Cancer Registries (HBCRs) from across India, between 2012 and 2016.

The Chief Guests expressed their views saying, It is an honour to be associated with HCG NCHRI Cancer Centre for such a great cause. The main aim of this Cyclathon is to promote fitness and it is important to be aware and take preventive measures for a deadly disease like cancer. Prevention is better than cure, and the key to prevent cancer is to educate oneself about the disease. Therefore we must all pledge to follow healthy lifestyle for a better future tomorrow.

Director of HCG NCHRI Cancer Centre Dr Ajay Mehta said, HCG NCHRI Cancer Centre has always been at the forefront in encouraging fitness across all age groups and working with the community to promote healthy living. Cycling is a brilliant exercise; it is healthy, environment-friendly and fun way of communicating the importance of fitness. We are happy to provide medical support to the participants. Such enthusiastic participation shows that intent and commitment to remain in better health.

Chief Operating Officer of HCG NCHRI Cancer Centre Venkatesh Marapaka said “The main aim of this Cyclathon is to promote fitness. We have organized many events in the past and will do so in future. It is overwhelming to witness the sheer enthusiasm of the people of Nagpur who have come together in such large numbers to support the campaign through this cyclathon event.

About HCG NCHRI Cancer Centre:

HCG NCHRI Cancer Centre, Nagpur, is the first private comprehensive cancer care hospital in Central India. HCG NCHRI Cancer Centre was founded to provide consistently high quality and result oriented cancer care treatment, by adopting global innovations. HCG NCHRI Cancer Centre is a state-of-the-art, 135 bedded oncology hospital with all oncology facilities under one roof. The hospital provides quality cancer care through Surgical Oncology, Radiation Oncology & Medical Oncology with a full range of diagnostics.

The center introduced TrueBeam STX, a High-Precision Radiotherapy Treatment System for the first time in central India. This revolutionizes the cancer care industry by providing expertise and hopes to hundreds of patients. The hospital treats all types of cancers with the latest advancement in the Radiotherapy system like image-guided radiotherapy and radio-surgery which is designed to treat tumors with speed and precision.

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Nagpur records 22 COVID cases in 24 hours




Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur

A total of 22 patients tested positive for COVID-19 in Nagpur in past 24 hours on Thursday. Almost 242 people were tested in the city.

A total of 22 patients tested positive for COVID-19 in Nagpur in past 24 hours on Thursday. Almost 242 people were tested in the city, out of which 15 belonged to urban area while and 6 were from the rural areas, and one from outside Nagpur district. 

At present, there are 72 active patients in the city. Three new cases of the new XBB.1.16 variant of COVID-19 were detected that took the total tally to five in the district.  

India recorded 3,095 new COVID cases and five deaths in last 24 hours.

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RCNV provides sponsorship to 5 children




Nation Next Newsroom | Nagpur


Under the aegis of Diabetes patronage program at AIIMS, Rotary Club of Nagpur Vision – RCNV – members sponsored five children for this financial year by handing over a cheque of ₹1,25,000 to the Director of AIIMS Maj. Gen (Dr ) Vibha Dutta, SM.

This project takes care of all the needs like insulin, glucometer,special diet and other consumables required by the children suffering from the dreaded and debilitating disease type 1 diabetes.

President Shivani interacted with the authorities and incharge of the project Dr Meenakshi and her team. Joint secretary Dr Akshay Daga interacted with the beneficiary children and their parents exhorting the importance of discipline during the treatment.

President elect Ajay, secretary Ritika and Rtn. Arouni Verma were amongst those who were present at AIIMS, nagpur. Dr Sangeeta and Dr Akash conducted the proceedings. The gratitude felt by the parents and their blessings to our team exemplified the importance of this endeavour in shaping the lives of children suffering from type 1 diabetes.

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DPS MIHAN awarded with Excellence Award | Nagpur




Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur
DPS MIHAN was awarded with the Literary Leadership Excellence Award for the enthusiastic participation in Nagpur.


Delhi Public School MIHAN was awarded with the Literary Leadership Excellence Award for the enthusiastic participation of its students in the National Young Authors Fair – the World’s largest Book Writing Competition held by BriBooks and powered by Education World.

More than 90 budding writers of the school availed the benefits of the excellent opportunity provided by the AI-assisted BriBooks platform which helped them to hone their storytelling skills .The plethora of creative designs helped the students to work on the illustrations needed for designing their novel. The pleasure of publishing one’s own novel and reaching out to the global readers was a thrilling experience for the budding authors.

The students also got an exposure to sell the books online and earn Author Royalty as a remuneration. The books published by several DPS MIHAN students have achieved milestones and won rewards in the categories of Best Author – Jury Awards for Content and Creativity, Best Selling Author Awards in the State and Global Feature Awards for International recognition.

The jury and guest list comprised of HE Noor Gilon,Ambassador of Israel, Saul Singer – Author of Best Seller ‘ Start -up Nation’ ,Dele Olojede- Pulitzer prize winner and Navyn Salem- Founder & CEO Edesia.

President and Pro-Vice Chairperson Ms.Tulika Kedia and Director Ms.Savita Jaiswal have congratulated the Principal Ms.Nidhi Yadav, staff and students for their sincere efforts to achieve this recognition.

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