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Pune: Doctors of 108 Ambulance Service felicitated for helping flood victims

Maharashtra Public Health and Family Welfare Minister Eknath Shinde said that due to this service, timely treatment was provided to 3.5 lakh RTA patients between 2014 and August 2019.

Delhi: Ambulance workers protest outside Arvind Kejriwal's house

There are 265 ambulances in the fleet and they attend to 1,100-1,200 calls on a daily basis. On Monday, only half of them were operational.


Chandigarh ambulance flow needs a green corridor, say experts

In Chandigarh, six ambulances are attached with helpline number 108 and are stationed in Sector 15, Sector 26, Mauli Jagran, Sector 47 dispensary, Sector 48 dispensary and Sector 34.

Facing strike threat, CATS asks police to probe assault claims

The friction, an official said, is over “change in work ethic” since BVG took over in 2016. CATS has also attached the letter it sent to the police commissioner and SHOs of Saket, Uttam Nagar and Najafgarh police stations (where three FIRs have been filed).

Hardlook: In need of an ambulance

The first responders to any medical emergency, the capital’s 265 CATS ambulances are in a bad shape, with 60 vehicles unfit for use and over 100 outdated. Kaunain Sheriff M tracks the fleet for five days to uncover the many problems — from lack of medical equipment to faulty technology.

Rajasthan ambulance service strike intensifies

The Rajasthan government's ambulance service employees have been shunning work since Monday to press for their 15-point demand, including the salary hike, which, they say, has been denied year after year for the last five years.


Presidential convoy clears way for ambulance in West Bengal

The incident happened when Mukherjee was going to Kanidighi, about 25 km from the MDI helipad in Murshidabad, to inaugurate a school, officials said. After some time, officials in the tail car, the last car in the 20-vehicle cavalcade, heard the siren of an ambulance.

Body carried on rickshaw: District admin holds Government Railway Police responsible

Family members of 44-year-old Ram Asrey were forced to carry his body on a rickshaw for post-mortem after health officials allegedly refused to provide an ambulance. The body was recovered from a railway track on July 8 near Atra Railway Station.

Uttar Pradesh: Denied ambulance, family carries corpse on cycle rickshaw

The Government Railway Police (GRP) had called few hospitals for ambulance service but no one was ready to carry the corpse to the hospital. Following which the relatives had to carry the body to the city hospital in rickshaw for postmortem.

Liquor baron, realty and engg firms among registered owners of ambulances in Punjab

There is no monitoring system in Chandigarh for registering ambulances. “Each company has to do some CSR activity and registering ambulances is one of the ways."