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Week after allegation of sexual assault on patient, 4 Prayagraj hospital docs booked

June 10, 2021 5:45 am

The victim died on Tuesday during treatment at the hospital, which comes within the ambit of the City Kotwali police station.

Despite requests, price caps on Covid care not rationalised: IMA doctors

June 07, 2021 7:52 am

The pricing, some said, was fixed without a thorough study of costs borne by private hospitals and ignored the increase in expenditure on oxygen, medicines, biomedical waste management among others.

Paramedical and nursing sector likely to get a boost in post-COVID era 

June 06, 2021 7:55 pm

Medical colleges may soon be allowed to run one additional course with an intake of 100 medical students, nurses could also be trained to prescribe 47 basic drugs. A one-year diploma course after MBBS for lab medicine and for ultrasound may be started.

Doctors protest against Yoga guru Ramdev's remarks on allopathy

June 01, 2021 2:59 pm

Resident doctor associations from AIIMS, Safdarjung Hospital, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Hospital and B R Ambedkar Hospital were among those that joined in the ‘black day’ protest

Doctors must be protected from assault: Bombay High Court

May 14, 2021 2:01 am

The court added that doctors cannot be made “scapegoats” for lack of drugs or oxygen supply.

Goa doctors' association says will stop services if attacks happen

April 30, 2021 9:07 am

“It saddens us immensely that even after giving our best efforts, while being crippled by lack of adequate facilities, oxygen supply, beds, manpower etc. we have been on the receiving end of multiple threats and violent incidents in the past," said the Goa Association of Resident Doctors (GARD)

Prayagraj doctors accuse patient’s family of assault, hold sit-in

April 24, 2021 4:37 am

The doctors claim they were beaten after a woman died during treatment

Doctors dispel misinformation: ‘Vaccine reduces severity of illness if one gets Covid after jab’

April 16, 2021 10:56 pm

Giving an example of seat belts in vehicles, they said that as the belt minimises chances of fatal mishap, like that the vaccine also protects human beings in case of infection, they would only suffer mild symptoms.

UK team trials 'Singh Thattha' to protect bearded doctors on COVID frontline

November 17, 2020 7:03 pm

British Sikhs have been campaigning to raise awareness around the issue of safety equipment for bearded professionals since earlier in the year

Delhi: Unpaid for months, Hindu Rao doctors to take protest online

September 29, 2020 10:43 am

Dr Sagar Deep, general secretary of the hospital’s Resident Doctors’ Association (RDA), said doctors will keep posting such photos every day since “those risking their lives are not being paid despite regular protests”.


Doctors observe 'Black Day' to protest Ramdev's allopathy remarks

June 01, 2021 5:34 pm

Ramdev was recently forced to withdraw a statement made in a viral video clip, in which he was heard questioning some of the medicines being used to treat the coronavirus infection and saying that "lakhs have died from taking allopathic medicines for COVID-19".


Implant files: How medical devices that are recalled in the US are still in use in India

June 22, 2020 6:09 pm

The Indian Express-ICIJ investigation finds that at least 57 medical devices, many used in critical care, were being sold in India when the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clamped down on them for a range of faults over the last two years.

West Bengal: Police constable shot dead

January 08, 2016 6:25 am

Midnapore, Jan 08 (ANI): A police constable was shot dead by unknown people in East Midnapore district in West Bengal last night. The incident happened around 10:30 pm during the patrolling by cops of Mahishadal Police Station, when they saw two men with a large bag standing beside the NH41. When the cops asked the men to identify themselves and show the bag, they opened fire on the cops and reportedly threw bombs on them as well. The injured constable was carried to the nearby Mahishadal hospital and then to the Tamluk Hospital where the doctors declared him dead. Police force was rushed to the area where the incident took place and a hunt was launched for the two suspects.