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Tuesday, July 05, 2022



Maharashtra approves Rs 200 crore for fire safety compliance in over 500 hospitals

June 27, 2022 1:20 am

Under the district planning and development committee (DPDC), 25 per cent of the funds have been reserved for the health sector.

Inside a 77-year-old pen hospital in Kolkata, where old pens are treated and given a new life

June 05, 2022 12:47 am

As unbelievable as it may sound, pen hospitals were indeed central to the city's landscape. While most such hospitals have been erased with time, there is one remaining in the heart of Kolkata

Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas' baby comes home after 100 days in hospital; know more about NICU care

May 09, 2022 6:05 pm

A baby is fit to leave NICU when, at the time of discharge, they are off breathing support, and on oral feeds, being fed by their parents, says a doctor

Friendship Hospital in Bangladesh's water-logged Satkhira district is the 'world's best building'

February 03, 2022 5:02 pm

The building was designed keeping not just the physical care of patients but also mental care at the time of healing from ailments.

Foetus skulls, bones found buried: Police suspect illegal abortions at hospital

January 16, 2022 9:09 am

🔴 “We are inspecting the hospital's licenses and all documents related to the abortions, medicines used and whether proper procedures were followed. We will submit a detailed report to District Civil Surgeon Dr Sachin Tadas for further action,” said a team member.

At Mumbai’s only specialised leprosy hospital, half of medical staff posts vacant

November 18, 2021 7:48 pm

The operation theatre for reconstructive surgeries has been idle for a decade, and patients who need surgery are referred to tertiary care hospitals.

Shut after owner’s ‘cut oxygen supply’ video, Agra hospital gets clean chit

June 19, 2021 5:57 am

Death audit committee finds during probe that "all patients had been treated as per Covid protocol"

At Panchkula civil hospital: Huge rush on Day 1 at psychiatric OPD, docs blame Covid fatigue

June 10, 2021 1:43 am

The rise in mental health related issues amid the second wave has been significantly higher in both healthcare workers as well as the general population.

As cases decline in Chandigarh, Panchkula: Hospitals start shutting down makeshift wards, recall staff

June 03, 2021 3:13 am

Sood Dharamshala and Dhanwantri in Chandigarh which had been erected to cater to the rising covid patients are being vacated, while all doctors as well as para medical staff posted there has also been recalled and posted in GMCH.

Mohali Admin signs lease deed for new hospital

June 03, 2021 2:43 am

The construction of the boundary wall of the medical college will start shortly.


Man run over by truck, donates eyes before dying

February 18, 2016 6:58 am

Bengaluru, Feb 18 (ANI): A 23-year old man in Bengaluru whose body was split into two after being run over by a speeding truck wished to donate his organs while lying on the deathbed. Harish Nanjappa died due to injuries within minutes of being taken to a hospital. Harish's eyes were donated to the Narayana Netralaya and other organs could not be harvested as they were excessively damaged. According to the police, Harish said that he wished to donate his organs.

20 children taken ill after swallowing deworming pills

February 11, 2016 5:35 am

Khatima (Uttarakhand), Feb 11 (ANI): At least 20 school children were taken ill and admitted to a community health centre after they were allegedly administered deworming medicine on the National Deworming Day in Uttarakhand’s Udham Singh Nagar district on Wednesday. The condition of children started deteriorating reportedly after they were administered doses of Albendazole tablets at Government Girls Inter College. Chief Medical Officer said a medical team was sent there, and after preliminary check-up they were admitted to the hospital. He added that they are stable now.

Chhattisgarh Home Minister critically injured in road accident

February 11, 2016 5:32 am

Ambikapur (Chhattisgarh), Feb 11 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Home Minister Ram Sevak Paikra was severely injured in a road accident after addressing a rally in Ambikapur district. The accident took place at Ghat Pendari area after his car collided with a pick-up van. The police officials and ambulance immediately reached the accident site and took him to a hospital at Bhatgaon. The doctors said the Home Minister has received injuries on head and back and his condition is critical but stable.

Six dead, 40 injured in road accident

January 11, 2016 9:15 am

Rajasthan/ Mathura, Jan 11 (ANI): At least six people were killed and 40 others injured as the bus they were travelling in overturned on a highway in Rajasthan. The bus was travelling to capital Jaipur city when it met with the accident near Tonk district. Local authorities rushed the injured to a nearby hospital. The condition of six people is reported to be serious. Local lawmaker, Sukhbir Singh Jaunapuria, expressed remorse at the accident. Meanwhile, in another tragic incident, four people were killed and three others seriously injured in a car accident on Yamuna Expressway in Mathura district. One of the tyres of the car burst, throwing the vehicle out of control. Police is investigating the case.

Ten die as bus overturns in TN

January 08, 2016 11:55 am

Tirunelveli, Jan 08 (ANI): At least 10 people died and more than 15 others were injured after a bus turned turtle in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu on Friday. The bus had started its journey from Puducherry and was headed to Kerala when it met with the accident. Rescue team and police reached the spot as soon as they learnt about the incident and rushed injured people to a nearby hospital.