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Medical services hit as junior doctors in Andhra intensify stir


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Medical services in the government-run hospitals across Andhra Pradesh were hit Monday as the junior doctors intensified their strike.Emergency services in the Gandhi Hospital and Osmania ... Read more...

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Opthamologists bemoan deterioration in the field


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 2 (IANS) At the National Continuous Medical Education (NCME) programme here Sunday, opthamologists stressed the need to concentrate on general eye problems of patients.Speaking in the National Continuous ... Read more...

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Indian-American doctor offers healthcare solutions for India


August 13th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) A leading Indian American doctor has proposed four major projects to transform India's healthcare system with US expertise, but laments that New Delhi's response appears at ... Read more...

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Finalise rural medical course, court tells MCI (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the Medical Council of India (MCI) to finalise within six weeks the curriculum for starting a three-and-half years course ... Read more...

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Finalise content of rural medical course, court tells MCI


August 9th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the Medical Council of India (MCI) to finalise within six weeks the curriculum for starting a three-and-half year course ... Read more...

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Private doctors on warpath in uterus removal scam


August 6th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 6 (IANS) Accusing the state government of taking arbitrary action against doctors in a uterus removal scam and considering passage of a draconian Nursing Home Act which will ... Read more...

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Ramadoss, eight others get bail in graft case


August 4th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday granted bail to former union health minister Anbumani Ramadoss and eight other accused in a corruption case of illegally giving ... Read more...

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Court seeks CBI’s response to Ramadoss bail plea


July 20th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A special court Friday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file reply on the bail application of former health minister Anbumani Ramadoss ... Read more...

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Court asks MCI to grant additional seats in Telangana colleges


July 13th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Friday directed the Medical Council of India (MCI) to grant 50 additional MBBS seats each to three medical colleges under ... Read more...

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Ramadoss appears in graft case, moves bail plea


July 10th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Former health minister Anbumani Ramadoss, accused in a corruption case, appeared in a special court here Tuesday and moved his bail application.Ramadoss appeared before ... Read more...

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Zero in exam? In Andhra, you can still get admission


July 7th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) They may have handed over blank papers but they have still qualified for admission into professional degree courses in Andhra Pradesh. Unbelievable but true, say officials.Twenty-two ... Read more...

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CBI court issues warrant against Ramadoss


July 7th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Saturday issued a bailable warrant against former health minister Anbumani Ramadoss over corruption charges.CBI Special Judge ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice to IMA over doctors’ strike


June 25th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on a plea by a non-government organisation seeking to declare as illegal the ... Read more...

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Judge recuses herself from hearing plea against doctors strike


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday could not take up a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to declare that the proposed doctors' strike June 25 was illegal ... Read more...

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Doctor penalised for removing patient’s testicles


June 14th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 14 (IANS) A private doctor who removed the testicles of a patient without his consent or knowledge has been directed by the Bihar Human Rights Commission (BHRC) to ... Read more...

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Lack of brickbats would have surprised me: Unapologetic Aamir Khan (Interview) (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Aamir Khan says he would have been extremely surprised if he didn't receive brickbats for the issues he highlights on his debut TV show ... Read more...

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I’ve not insulted medical profession: Aamir Khan (Interview)


June 7th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Pats and brickbats - Aamir Khan was prepared for it all when he set out to discuss burning issues in his debut TV ... Read more...

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CBI seeks time to submit sanction against public servant


May 16th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday requested a Delhi court to provide it with more time to submit proper sanction of prosecution against ... Read more...

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Parliament passes MCI amendment bill


May 10th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Parliament Wednesday passed the Medical Council of India (MCI) amendment bill after the Rajya Sabha adopted the motion for its passage following Health Minister ... Read more...

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MCI bill introduced in Rajya Sabha


May 9th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The central government Wednesday introduced in the Rajya Sabha a bill to extend by another year the tenure of the board of governors of the ... Read more...

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BJP to move privilege notice against Azad (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said it would move a privilege notice against Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad for ... Read more...

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CBI files chargesheet against Ramadoss


April 27th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday filed a chargesheet against former union health minister Anbumani Ramadoss for abusing his official position in favouring ... Read more...

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Justice Katju for regulating social media


April 18th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Press Council of India Chairperson Justice Markandey Katju Wednesday called for regulating social media, saying it would prevent unpleasant material from making it into ... Read more...

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No experiments on animals in colleges: Environment ministry


April 18th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The ministry of environment and forests has issued guidelines to stop experimentation on animals for training undergraduate and post-graduate students in colleges and to instead ... Read more...

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Contempt notice to central government, Medical Council


February 28th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued a contempt notice to the central government and the Medical Council of India (MCI) for failing to comply with ... Read more...

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SC issues notice to government on clinical trials (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central government on a plea seeking investigation into illegal and unethical clinical trials of new drugs which ... Read more...

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Is India finally waking up to mental illness?


February 2nd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Ignorance, stigma and lack of doctors have long marred mental healthcare in India. But with stressful lifestyles and ever increasing cases of depression, this much ... Read more...

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AIIMS urged not to use animals for medical training


January 17th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Tuesday said it will hold a workshop on alternatives to the use of animals in MBBS ... Read more...

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Apex court declines order on national medical entrance test


December 16th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IAJNS) The Supreme Court Friday declined to pass an order on the central government's plea seeking amendment of the Medical Council of India's December 2010 notification to ... Read more...

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Syllabus for common medical entrance test released


November 4th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The Medical Council of India Friday released the syllabus for the first-ever common entrance test for undergraduate medical courses.The syllabus, available on the MCI website, ... Read more...

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Healthcare costs pushing Indians below poverty line: WHO


November 1st, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Rising cost of diagnosis, medicines and hospitalisation will push millions of Indians below the poverty line, an official of the World Health Organisation (WHO) said ... Read more...

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Punjab bans advertisements by doctors


October 30th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) The Punjab government Sunday announced a ban on advertisements by doctors - from allopathic, ayurvedic and homoepathic streams - offering treatment of various diseases, including sexual ... Read more...

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Dieticians demand a dietetic council for India


October 28th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Dieticians from all across India have approached the health ministry for constituting a regulatory body for dieticians that will monitor the existing practices in the ... Read more...

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Court revokes order for extra seats in medical colleges


October 13th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday set aside its earlier order directing the Medical Council of India (MCI) to grant an increase in the additional intake ... Read more...

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Include child abuse treatment in medical courses: Activists


October 10th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Diagnosing and psychologically healing child abuse cases should be included in the basic medical training of doctors and nurses, child rights activists said here Monday."Child ... Read more...

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