Sunday, Nov 23, 2014

PRITHA CHATTERJEE

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With no Ebola protocol, pvt hospitals and labs improvise
Sat, Nov 22, 2014

Other private hospitals Newsline spoke to said they will be referring any suspected case to the six-bed RML hospital’s isolation ward.

As seniors head for exit, AIIMS puts raising doctors’ retirement age to 70 back on agenda
Wed, Nov 19, 2014

Sections of the AIIMS faculty had criticised the proposal, which was first mooted by the AIIMS administration in May.

At this Kendriya Vidyalaya, one teacher for 600 ‘Sanskrit’ pupils
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

While the school had two Sanskrit teachers earlier, only one was retained for the subject after German was introduced three years ago.

Airlifted palm-sized baby ready to go home
Mon, Nov 17, 2014

India accounts for 24% of preterm births globally, and most can be saved.

Delhi learns from Chhattisgarh deaths, says no targets set for any facility
Sat, Nov 15, 2014

The advisory has seven-point checklist that centres need to follow.

AMU controversy: Unions back V-C against “biased media reports”
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Library row: But students say real issue lost amid allegations.

Folk healers say we are no quacks, recognise our knowledge
Mon, Nov 10, 2014

At gathering of traditional practitioners, Prime minister Modi says: if the world can accept yoga, it will also accept ayurveda.

Proposed law to let homoeopaths perform abortions triggers row
Sat, Nov 08, 2014

IMA protests, body of obstetricians and gynaecologists welcomes move.

Explained: Buzz of expectation around world’s first dengue vaccine
Sat, Nov 08, 2014

Drugmaker Sanofi Pasteur has announced the world’s first dengue vaccine could come in the second half of 2015.

Most who fled Trilokpuri too scared to return
Wed, Nov 05, 2014

Fear stalks empty streets, only those return who must resume jobs

‘Boys of Tilak Vihar are seen as useless… I don’t blame them’
Mon, Nov 03, 2014

Many widows who survived lost their sons to drugs, alcoholism, hopelessness. They can’t stop seeing themselves as responsible.

You must repay society’s debt, Modi tells young AIIMS doctors
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

Convicts are ‘psychopaths’, punishment in line with ‘society’s expectation’

Vital HIV test kits, drugs running out
Sun, Oct 19, 2014

Sources said Naco was now in the process of issuing a separate tender.

EXPRESS INVESTIGATION: In path of possible Ebola storm, without masks, gloves and training
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

From October 19, healthcare professionals from around the country will begin to be trained in handling Ebola.

Two-year probe finds no infection, hints at litchi in AES deaths
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

Correcting hypoglycemia helped cut deaths by almost half in Muzaffarpur, says report.

AIIMS study links air pollution, arthritis
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

Data to be collected during Diwali when air pollution shoots up

Paper bits to dirty sewers, Delhi has a plan to clean all this month
Wed, Oct 08, 2014

White-washing of buildings in phased manner and an “ambitious plan to clean sewage pollution” are also now in order.

India under-reporting dengue cases: study
Tue, Oct 07, 2014

Average of 6 million cases annually from 2006 to 2012, 282 times what Health Ministry claims.

Arun Jaitley discharged from AIIMS, doctors say vitals stable
Mon, Oct 06, 2014

Jaitley had been clearing urgent official matters from the hospital

MP linked women’s ‘maryada’ to toilets, but could not find the men to build them
Sat, Oct 04, 2014

Nomadic community who bathe only once every few days with soil.

Where school means 8 hours of holding back from going to toilet
Fri, Oct 03, 2014

The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, launched in 2000-01, and the central sanitation policy that was christened NBA in 2010, stipulate separate toilets for girls in school.

Former ‘swachhata doot’ waits for a toilet in ‘open-defecation-free’ district
Thu, Oct 02, 2014

She was identified as among those entitled to a subsidy to build a toilet at home, she is still waiting for her funds.

Budaun won PM award, don’t tell that to Dalit mother who carries excreta on her head
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

Women like her are called “metranis” here. Metranis are the manual scavengers of Ramzanpur and adjoining Mirzapur Midholi.

3 autopsy experts at RML now but no labs to work in
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

A proposal to start a laboratory was submitted only six months ago. And even now, the proposal has seen little movement

Zahid and friends
Sun, Sep 21, 2014

All the 200 Muslim homes in Kutbi were abandoned after the violence.

Jaswant still in coma but family hopes he will rise from it
Fri, Sep 19, 2014

His family said that they are assured that Singh is in good hands here and have no plans to move him elsewhere.

Unknown infection shuts Guru Nanak Eye Centre OT
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

40 samples have been examined, but experts unable to identify source of infection.

Mariane Pearl: I don’t think about Danny’s killers, I look to women for hope
Tue, Sep 09, 2014

Mariane, who was pregnant at the time of Daniel’s death, went to attend a forum of "mothers of 9/11".

Now, women cancer patients can ‘preserve’ their fertility
Mon, Sep 08, 2014

Cancer treatment, that involves surgical removal of the uterus or ovaries, can damage a woman’s fertility.

In Muzaffarnagar school, radio brings them closer to Modi
Sat, Sep 06, 2014

In the run-up to Modi’s speech, the students have been given a 30-minute lesson on the significance of Teachers’ Day.

Delhi gets first one-stop centre for rape victims
Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Finance minister Arun Jaitley had announced the setting up of these centres in the Delhi Budget.

Muzaffarnagar Muslims in classrooms of contrast
Thu, Aug 28, 2014

In village where Muslims have moved, pupils spill onto school’s courtyard.

Distress sale: Muslim homes go cheap in riot-hit Muzaffarnagar
Thu, Aug 28, 2014

The authorities, however, say no distress sale has come to their notice and refuse to interfere.

Delhi govt notifies rules for transfers, postings of doctors
Tue, Aug 26, 2014

The guidelines recommend a human resources grievance redressal committee under a special secretary.

Seeking safety in numbers, riot victims re-draw map of districts, build new colonies
Mon, Aug 25, 2014

Some areas are being christened by new inhabitants, with most still not recognised by the administration.

In Delhi, Harvard researchers test a $25 diagnostic device
Sun, Aug 17, 2014

The device can also be used to transmit the diagnostic data to any mobile phone — for reference of a doctor in any part of the world.