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North Nagpur’s first COVID RT-PCR lab starts testing from July 25

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North Nagpur’s first pathology lab for COVID-19 RT-PCR test will open its doors for citizens from July 25. The state-of-the-art lab – Advance Diagnostics Pathlab (ADPL) – is situated at Khamla Towers, besides Jaswant Inox, Kamptee Road, Indora Square, Nagpur.

 Advance Diagnostics Pathlab at Indora Square in Nagpur

Advance Diagnostics Pathlab at Indora Square in Nagpur

The lab, which is a venture by Dr Major Shantanu Mukerji, will be inaugurated by Guardian Minister Dr Nitin Raut on July 25 at 12 pm. The guest of honour at the occasion will be Dr Shankar Khobragade (Senior consultant physician and diabetologist).

Advance Diagnostics Pathlab at Indora Square in Nagpur

Advance Diagnostics Pathlab at Indora Square in Nagpur

ADPL is a fully equipped and automated lab, which is accredited by NABL (National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories) and approved by ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research).

ADPL is a high quality molecular pathology lab that meets the expectations agreed with its users and conforms to the standards and regulations laid by ISO 15189:2012 and other relevant legislations of regulatory bodies.

Advance Diagnostics Pathlab at Indora Square in Nagpur

Advance Diagnostics Pathlab at Indora Square in Nagpur

ADPL follows the government prescribed rates and issues quality reports in the shortest possible time. Dr Mukerji’s lab aims at providing quality work environment that fosters unity, respect for diversity, teamwork while achieving excellence in pathology research and education.

Dr Major Shantanu Mukerji

Dr Major Shantanu Mukerji

Dr Mukerji, who is an ex-army war veteran and a practicing pathologist, owns seven pathology labs in Nagpur and Gondia districts. The lab at Indora in Nagpur is his eighth lab. Dr Mukerji is a 4th generation army officer who was actively involved in counter insurgency operations in the North East and later on in the Kargil war.

To stop the COVID pandemic, mass vaccination and early diagnosis remain the most powerful weapons. Over the world, the gold standard diagnostic method for detecting coronavirus is the RT-PCR technique from an oral and nasopharyngeal swab. Considering the need of an early diagnosis of COVID, Dr Mukerji decided to start the molecular lab. 

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Vidarbha’s 1st LGBTQI+ community-integrated HIV clinic opens in Nagpur

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Avani Arya | Photographer : Nitin Mankar | Nagpur

SAHYOG – LGBTQI+ community-integrated HIV clinic in Nagpur

Vidarbha’s first LGBTQI+ community-integrated HIV clinic ‘SAHYOG’ was inaugurated in Nagpur’s Mohan Nagar area on December 5. Sarathi trust and Humsafar trust came together for the needful. Sony Pictures Networks India also supported the event. Nation Next brings you some exclusive photos from the opening.

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Rushikesh Lohit reigns as numero uno in Rapid Championship; Shaunak Badole tops Nagpur Blitz Championship

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Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur

Rushikesh Lohit won the Nagpur District Rapid Championship while Shaunak Badole won the Nagpur District Blitz Chess Championship.

Rushikesh Lohit won the Nagpur District Rapid Championship while Shaunak Badole won the Nagpur District Blitz Chess Championship held at Vivekanand Hall, Shraddha House, Kingsway, Near Kasturchand Park in Nagpur.

The championship was organised  by Chess Association Nagpur in association with Kalpana Prakash Welfare Foundation and G.H.Raisoni Sports and Cultural Foundation. Muktanand Pendsey finished second in the both Rapid and Blitz Championship. Rushikesh Lohit and Muktanand Pendsey will represent Nagpur in the Rapid Championship and Shaunak and Muktanand will represent Nagpur District in the Maharashtra State Blitz Championship.

Mangesh Kashikar, Secretary, Nagpur District Badminton Association and Vice President of Maharashtra Badminton Association was the Chief Guest who distributed the prizes. Bhushan Shriwas, Secretary, CAN and Kalpana Prakash Welfare Foundation, SS.Soman, Working President, CAN and Amrish Joshi, Chief Arbiter were present on the occasion.

The Top two finishers of Rapid and Blitz Championship were awarded Trophies whereas the players finishing from 3rd to 10th place were awarded Medals in both the championship. In addition to the main prizes, age group prizes were also distributed to top two finishers in each group.

The championship was conducted by Chief Arbiter Amrish Joshi assisted by SNA Swati Kumbhalkar, SNA Amit Tembhurne, Shyam Agrawal, Prayas Amabde and Prathamesh Machave.

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Wine connoisseurs come together at Wine and Food Festival 2022 in Nagpur

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Wine connoisseurs came together at Wine and Food Festival 2022 in Nagpur, which took place on December 3 and 4. This was the ninth edition. It was hosted by Nagpur Wine Club, and was held at Bhagwati Lawn. The festival was open to all, where people enjoyed wine tasting and lip-smacking food by The Breakfast Story, Nagpur. Nation Next brings you some exclusive photos from the event.

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