Our experience at GT Hospital

There are some experiences one will never forget. It was over two months ago, 7th March. My uncle Bala from Bangalore said it was a show not to be missed, so there we were at NCPA, Nariman Point to see the musical Million Dollar Quartet. Based on the impromptu jam session recording of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins in one room, at Mr Phillips’ Sun Studios, Memphis, way back in 1956, it was a foot-tapping performance that replayed a part of music’s history. Learnt an interesting fact – Blue Suede Shoes was first sung by Perkins, but Elvis made it so popular that people think it’s an Elvis original.

After the show we took a stroll down to Marine Drive. Minus the weekday office crowd, it’s a nice place to watch the sun set on the Arabian Sea.


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Donating blood in Covid times

Is it safe to donate blood? This is the first question that comes to mind, when everyone is talking about social distancing.

Before Covid-19 itself, Indians have never been generous with their blood, and mostly donated only if it was required by someone known. (The WHO recommends that a country have blood reserve units equal to 1% of its population. At the national level, India was short of 1.9 million units of blood, as per data presented to the Lok Sabha in March 2018.)

blood donation certificate

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