The number of patients who die of heart failure at AIIMS is 30.8 per cent compared to 4-7 per cent in the US and Europe, the study says.
Incident took place at Acharya Shri Bhikshu hospital hours after health minister’s assurance on better security, home guards.
With more and more people being turned away, sloganeering was started against the Delhi Police.
Four people among the many that are trying to write India into the Guinness Book of World Records.
“Generally, the viscera reports were found positive only for ethyl alcohol, methyl alcohol, phosphides, zinc phosphide and aluminium phosphide,” the authors observed.
Sources said at least 2,000 of them were still on strike, though some had resumed work.
Dr Prakash’s call for an overhaul comes after the FSSAI sought the recall of Nestle’s Maggi Noodles in the country following lab tests that showed unsafe levels of lead in some samples.
In letters to Centre, former director of Kolkata CFL highlights lack of standards, facilities, expertise and experiments in laboratories.
The Delhi tests did lead to a govt ban on the Nestle product, but it also exposed how the state of around 18 million people was woefully ill-equipped to manage a food safety crisis.
Mismatch between regulator and supplier: top brands not on govt radar.
Food regulator gave state officials list of around 500 products that failed to get approvals, many of which were found to contain high levels heavy metals, caffeine and iron fillings, said sources.
Committee says the test is not used to judge if ‘a woman is habituated to sexual intercourse’
Maggi Noodles has been banned in several states including Kerala, UP, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh
In five samples, Delhi government officials said “misbranding” was identified in the samples.
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The government has issued an advertisement inviting expression of interests from charitable health institutes.
Refers him to private hospital under EWS quota, agrees to perform surgery only after the High Court intervenes.
Every time Aruna Shanbaug’s case made news, the world looked for her ‘rapist’.
A sweeper at the hospital, he brutally assaulted “didiji” Aruna Shanbaug, a nurse who remained in a vegetative state for 42 years, triggering a debate on euthanasia before her death.
Clinically, a heat stroke occurs only after body temperature crosses 104 degrees F, when excessive metabolism leads to a sharp fall in blood pressure and oxygen levels, a condition called hypoxia.
Environmental scientists say ozone, which is a particularly critical pollutant, has emerged as a concern in Delhi in the last few years.
There have been so many complaints from students about many private colleges not having any real faculty in critical subjects.
The Delhi High Court first ordered the closure of the plant over possible health hazards and pollution concerns over two years ago.
Both her kidneys have long stopped working. But she is still struggling to get a dialysis session.
Manufacturers should strengthen their research and development activities to produce vehicles that are cleaner and more fuel efficient.
Delhi traffic police has sent a requirement of around 2,000 such glasses in their first batch, tenders for which will be floated soon, a top official said.
MCD, anti-pollution agency begin drive to shut medical facilities but no one knows how many there are, and where.
Licence of capital’s oldest treatment plant, which caters to about 1,600 hospitals, expires on May 18.
As 80,000 trucks enter every night, minister claims he will revive plan to install weighing system.
Late Monday afternoon, after reports of someone with the same second name being rescued emerged, her family in India started posting frantic messages, hoping for a miracle.
Two major tremors — one on Saturday and again on Sunday — had shaken the capital.
Officials say checks pose a challenge as old trucks found to be not always dirty and new ones not always clean.
The trial run also saw a representative from the Delhi Pollution Control Committee arriving around 1.30 pm.
A court sent the husband, also a doctor at AIIMS and described in his wife’s suicide note as a “homosexual”, to 14 days in custody.
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Apart from the trucks, the report highlighted the lack of any monitoring of buses run by state governments — the drivers were “shocked” at the checks.
With the end of the Mughal Empire and the rise of British power, the 19th century Muslim intellectual had to reimagine his politics.