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Wednesday, January 29, 2020



Bengaluru: India's first air-ambulance service conducts real-time mock drill

January 17, 2020 12:04 am

The Live drill involved an aero-medical rapid response by the International Critical Care Air Transfer Team(ICATT)’s HEMS team from Bengaluru to an accident site at Mandya District involving a mother and an infant.

Viral video: Malaysian newlyweds face criticism after they arrive in ambulance for wedding

January 02, 2020 1:50 pm

In the video, the bridegroom is dressed as a paramedic and is seen wheeling in the bride on a stretcher.

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

September 11, 2019 5:06 am

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

July 02, 2019 11:17 am

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

September 24, 2018 8:41 am

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

September 02, 2018 5:41 am

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).

Rajasthan ambulance service strike intensifies

March 21, 2018 1:28 pm

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.

Hardlook: In need of an ambulance

June 25, 2018 4:41 pm

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medical emergency, the capital’s 265 CATS ambulances are in a bad shape, with 60 vehicles unfit for use and over 100 outdated.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.

Presidential convoy clears way for ambulance in West Bengal

July 14, 2017 4:48 pm

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

July 10, 2017 3:00 pm

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.