Daily Archives: 23/03/2014

Asylum: Inside the Haunting World of 19th-Century Mental Hospitals by Maria Popova

What straitjackets have to do with Eames chairs and the mutations of policy ideals. One of the 19th-century’s most notorious socioarchitectural phenomena were the “insane asylums” that housed the era’s mentally ill — enormous and stunning buildings whose architecture stood in stark contrast with the ominous athmosphere of their inner workings. Fascinated by this phenomenon […]

Should there be an ‘Exit Test’ for MBBS graduates?

  GUEST ARTICLES Should there be an ‘Exit Test’ for MBBS graduates? Saturday, March 22, 2014 by Dr Praveenlal Kuttichira Tweet ‘The Hitavada – The People’s Paper’ of March 10 carried an article titled MCI clears ‘Exit Test’ for MBBS pass-outs. The article was written by Mr Vikas Vaidya from Nagpur dated Feb 9. The matter never appeared […]