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Bombing attempt foiled near Karachi hospital


June 25th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 25 (IANS) A bombing attempt was foiled near a leading hospital in the Pakistani port city of Karachi with the discovery of a remote-controlled 20-kg explosive, officials said.The ... Read more...

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The Mamata story: Tea diplomacy, recce and a goof up (Kolkata Newsletter)


June 11th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) "Do you serve good tea? Please arrange tea for all of us." The person manning the grubby employees' canteen at Swasthya Bhavan was almost speechless ... Read more...

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London hospital to sack 500 to save 50 mn pounds


February 17th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) A leading hospital in the British capital will sack 500 employees, including nurses and consultants, leading to closure of wards and removal of beds, that would save over ... Read more...

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Ministerial scramble in BJP disillusions Karnataka people


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Bhargavi Kerur Bangalore, Sep 22 (IANS) Two days of scrambling by ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators for ministerial berths appears to have shocked people in Karnataka and taken the sheen ... Read more...

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Saudi judge mulls ’spine for a spine’ punishment


August 20th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) A judge in Saudi Arabia has asked doctors in the country whether they can damage a man's spinal cord as a tit-for-tat punishment after he was convicted of ... Read more...

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Mumbai hospital offers solution to IVF pregnancy failures


August 3rd, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Offering a ray of hope against recurrent In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) pregnancy failures, a leading hospital here is offering metabolomics profiling that will enable doctors shift from multiple ... Read more...

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Government hospitals to go private in Uttar Pradesh


May 3rd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 3 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to hand over public hospitals to private chains like Apollo and Fortis under the public-private-partnership (PPP) model to improve health care services ... Read more...

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Doctor contracts swine flu in Chandigarh


November 23rd, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 23 (IANS) A doctor working in a leading hospital here tested positive for influenza A (H1N1) virus, health department officials said Monday. According to health officials, a junior resident doctor working ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to compile data of absentees due to swine flu


November 22nd, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 22 (IANS) The health department here has directed the school and college authorities to compile data of students who took off from the educational institutions due to swine flu, an ... Read more...

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Two more swine flu cases in Chandigarh


November 2nd, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 2 (IANS) Two more people, including a doctor at of a leading hospital here, have tested positive for the influenza A (H1N1) virus, taking the total number of swine flu ... Read more...

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Chandigarh doctor tests positive for swine flu


October 17th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 17 (IANS) A senior doctor at a leading hospital here has tested positive for the influenza A (H1N1) virus, a health official said Saturday. He is among the dozens of doctors ... Read more...

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SRL to offer Swine Flu Test at Rs 4,000


August 18th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IBNS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IBNS) Super Religare Laboratories (SRL), one of India's largest diagnostics networks, has today announced its preparedness to carry out all Influenza- A viral tests including H1N1 (Swine Flu) at ... Read more...

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Three Delhi doctors test negative for swine flu


August 10th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Three doctors in a leading hospital here who fell ill after examining swine flu patients have tested negative for the virus, a hospital official said Monday. The test ... Read more...

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HIV woman returns to hospital after rape-accused arrested


August 2nd, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 2 (IANS) Almost two years after an HIV-positive woman was allegedly sexually abused by staff members of a leading hospital and the state AIDS control society, the victim has resumed ... Read more...

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Biker gang robs Rs.1.25 mn from Batra Hospital employees


August 1st, 2009 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Three motorcycle-borne robbers allegedly waylaid two employees of a leading hospital here Saturday and looted Rs.1.25 million from them after injuring one of them, police said. The incident ... Read more...

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Dutch firm launches pain-free cancer treatment in India


June 27th, 2009 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 27 (IANS) Dutch pharmaceutical major Brema Pharma International Saturday launched photodynamic therapy, a pain-free technique for treating cancer with lasers and light sensitive drugs, saying it will invest 1 million ... Read more...

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Apollo Hospitals to invest Rs.15.5 bn for expansion


November 29th, 2008 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Apollo Hospitals Ltd, one of the leading hospital chains in the country, Saturday announced it will invest Rs.15.5 billion to expand its operations. Apollo will open 30 ... Read more...

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Indian doctor in UK charged with plagiarism quits as consultant at leading hospital


October 24th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): Psychiatrist and broadcaster Raj Persaud has left his job at a leading hospital four months after being convicted of dishonesty by a disciplinary tribunal.Persaud, who has lost ... Read more...

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India has three million drug addicts, say experts


June 26th, 2008 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 25 (IANS) Around three million Indians are projected victims of different kinds of drug abuse, but excluding alcohol dependents. This was revealed at an interactive session on "International drug abuse ... Read more...

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5,000 patients suffer daily due to Delhi hospital strike


June 19th, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Nearly 5,000 patients are suffering every day as junior doctors of the state-run Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) Hospital continued their strike for the fourth consecutive day ... Read more...

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Mother in coma after eight-day-old boy disappears


June 2nd, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by admin
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) A poor woman was in coma Monday in a leading hospital here after her eight-day-old son went missing from the nursery ward. Munni Bai, 25, who is from ... Read more...

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Fortis Healthcare buys Chennai hospital for south India launch


February 19th, 2008 - 9:25 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Ranbaxy-promoted Fortis Healthcare Ltd and Oscar Investments Ltd (OIL) Tuesday completed acquiring 62.17 percent of the equity of Chennai-based Malar Hospitals Ltd (MHL) for Rs.346.8 million ... Read more...

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