Thursday, Oct 02, 2014

PRITHA CHATTERJEE

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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.

Health Ministry website in Hindi now, panel to oversee translation
Wed, Aug 13, 2014

Asked about translation of documents to other vernacular languages, officials said “no immediate plans had been proposed”.

For over 2 months, no inspection of EWS facilities in pvt hospitals
Tue, Aug 12, 2014

Monitoring committee Member writes to chief secretary, voices concern.

Plan for hi-tech test to screen donated blood unviable, shelved
Mon, Aug 11, 2014

After three stages of screening, only two firms submitted final bids, forcing “non-competitive” test prices to be proposed.

A child’s Iraq war wounds treated in Gurgaon ICU
Sat, Aug 09, 2014

Doctors said his paralysis is likely to improve, but his hearing loss is probably permanent.

DDU hospital accuses cops of ‘inhuman behaviour’
Fri, Aug 08, 2014

Inquiry report says police barged into emergency to arrest accused.

Badaun accused stick to stand in truth test, focus on girls’ kin
Thu, Aug 07, 2014

Experts ‘have found the responses to to be truthful.’

Badaun accused stick to stand in truth test, focus on girls’ kin
Wed, Aug 06, 2014

The sources said that barring the youngest accused brother all the others denied even meeting the girls before they went missing.

‘Lung disease, not accidents, behind most roadside deaths’
Mon, Aug 04, 2014

Study on unclaimed bodies highlights lack of shelter homes for homeless.

Ebola outbreak: Health watchdog issues advisory
Sun, Aug 03, 2014

The advisory is expected to be sent to all international airports across the country this week.

Eid gift for this Saharanpur family means child’s surgery in Delhi
Wed, Jul 30, 2014

It was a narrow escape of sorts from Saharanpur for the family.

Register capital’s diagnostic centres, monitor unethical practices among docs: MCI to govt
Mon, Jul 28, 2014

Move comes after TV sting shows eight diagnostic centres in alleged nexus with docs.

Factory worker’s chopped-off fingers attached in 14-hr surgery
Wed, Jul 23, 2014

38-year-old Arun Kumar’s four fingers were accidentally cut off by a plastic cutter on July 18

Encephalitis: Pesticide found in litchi samples
Wed, Jul 23, 2014

Toll rises to 105; experts say too early to blame chemical

Medical gas supply system at 2 hospitals set for overhaul
Tue, Jul 22, 2014

Project announced after committee was set up in aftermath of Sushruta trauma centre accident

Indian AIDS researchers mourn loss of Joep Lange
Sat, Jul 19, 2014

Dr Gilada is scheduled to fly Air India to Melbourne on Saturday.

Exhumation may take place on July 20, says CBI
Fri, Jul 18, 2014

The medical board recommended there is a need to exhume the bodies for further investigation.

MCI corrupt, clinical trials body a snake pit: Harsh Vardhan
Fri, Jul 18, 2014

He has called the Medical Council of India a “corrupt organisation".

CBI, AIIMS officials to discuss repeat autopsies
Thu, Jul 17, 2014

Sources said the post mortem had been conducted in the evening after sunset.

Badaun Gangrape: AIIMS fixes autopsy for July 17 as river rises next to girls’ grave
Wed, Jul 16, 2014

The CBI last week announced it would exhume the bodies that were found hanging from the mango tree.

Badaun double rape-murder: CBI questions prime eyewitness for over 10 hours
Fri, Jul 04, 2014

Sources confirmed that Najru’s polygraph test was completed during this period along with the questioning.

More lessons from Gujarat: This time to modernise trauma services in capital
Thu, Jul 03, 2014

The private party will set up a control room and build a high-end communications software.

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