medical education

Lok Sabha passes bill for AIIMS-like institutes


August 30th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Amid slogans demanding the prime minister's resignation over coal block allocations, the Lok Sabha Thursday passed a bill to set up more AIIMS-like institutes ... Read more...

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12 killed in Haryana accident


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 2 (IANS) Twelve people were killed and 11 others injured in a collision between a bus and a truck in Haryana's Kurukshetra district Thursday, police said.The accident ... Read more...

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Kerala approves medical college (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) The Kerala government has given its approval to set up of a Rs.300 crore hospital and medical college in which the diaspora will be allowed to ... Read more...

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Kerala okays medical college


July 29th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) The Kerala government has okayed the setting up of a Rs.300 crore hospital and medical college in which the diaspora will be allowed to invest.The Kerala ... Read more...

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Week after leg crushed by bus, girl dies


July 24th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) A week after her leg was crushed under the wheels of a state transport bus near her school here, Anupama Sarkar lost her battle for life ... 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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Main accused in African student’s assault held in Punjab


July 10th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, July 9 (IANS) The main accused in the assault on African student Yannick Nihangaza here in April, Amandeep Singh, has been arrested, police said Monday.Amandeep is the fourth accused ... Read more...

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African in coma: Father complains against university


July 8th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala, July 8 (IANS) The father of Yannick Nihangaza, the African youth who is in coma for over two months at a hospital here after being beaten up in a ... Read more...

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Experts to study dead liver donor’s medical report


July 6th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 5 (IANS) The medical report of a 40-year-old man, who died at a hospital here after donating a portion of his liver to a relative, has been sent ... Read more...

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Omar shocked by photos of monkey on hospital bed


July 5th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday expressed shock at seeing pictures of a monkey in a government hospital in Jammu and said he had ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP crisis persists, scene shifts to Delhi (Second Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 30 (IANS) The crisis in the Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party unit, triggered by Friday's resignation of nine ministers seeking removal of Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda, ... Read more...

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10-year rural positing compulsory for J&K; doctors


June 28th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 28 (IANS) Serving a rural posting has been made compulsory for government doctors in Jammu and Kashmir to better address the problems of the people in far-flung areas, ... Read more...

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Uttarakhand CM tries to make peace with rival


June 12th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, June 12 (IANS) Hoping to make peace, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna Tuesday allocated multiple responsibilities to his arch rival Harak Singh Rawat and six other legislators.Rawat, who was ... Read more...

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BJP MLA in Punjab dies of heart attack


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 3 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator and Punjab chief parliamentary secretary Amarjit Singh Sahi died here Sunday after a massive heart attack. He was 55.Sahi was ... Read more...

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Kids’ deaths: Omar visits hospital; says situation grave


May 18th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 18 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday visited the G.B. Pant Hospital in the summer capital where 368 children have died since Jan 1 ... Read more...

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Kashmir hospital chief removed over 368 kids’ deaths (Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday removed the medical superintendent of G.B. Pant Hospital in Srinagar where 368 children have died since Jan 1 this year.Health ... Read more...

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Legislator blames doctors for death of Kashmiri kids


May 17th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) A sitting MLA Thursday led a protest outside the G.P. Pant Hospital in summer capital Srinagar, blaming the doctors for the death of Kashmiri children at ... Read more...

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Hooda discharged from hospital


May 17th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 17 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda was discharged from the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here Thursday morning after his condition stabilised.Hooda was ... Read more...

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Senior doctor to probe kids’ deaths at Srinagar hospital (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 16 (IANS) Director of Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) will probe the deaths of 15 children at G.B. Pant Hospital and submit a report to the government ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into Kashmiri kids’ deaths


May 16th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 16 (IANS) Admitting that 35 children died in the last fortnight at a premier hospital here, the Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday said an inquiry had been ordered.Following ... Read more...

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Five killed in ambulance-truck collision in Haryana


May 15th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 15 (IANS) At least five people, including a one-day-old infant being brought to Chandigarh for treatment, were killed when the ambulance in which they were travelling collided with ... Read more...

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More medical research needed: Azad


April 28th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 28 (IANS) More medical research was needed in the country to position it among the global best, union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Saturday and also asked ... Read more...

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Eight women killed in Himachal accident (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 17 (IANS) Eight women were killed and 26 other people were injured when an over-crowded multi-utility vehicle carrying a marriage party skidded off the road and rolled down ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Himachal road accident


April 17th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 17 (IANS) Seven people were killed and 23 others injured when an over-crowded multi-utility vehicle carrying a marriage party skidded off the road and rolled down a 40 ... Read more...

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Haryana politician still in hospital


April 15th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 15 (IANS) Haryana's chief parliamentary secretary (CPS) Ram Kishan Fauji continued to be in a hospital here Sunday after being found unconscious under mysterious circumstances at his official ... Read more...

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Senior Haryana official found unconscious, hospitalized


April 14th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 14 (IANS) Haryana's chief parliamentary secretary (CPS) Ram Kishan Fauji was admitted to the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here after he was found unconscious ... Read more...

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Andhra minister quits over Congress defeat


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 22 (IANS) A senior cabinet minister in Andhra Pradesh Thursday sent his resignation to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, owning moral responsibility for the party's defeat in the ... Read more...

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Holi horror: Chemical dye kills teen, sends 235 to hospital (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) A 13-year-old boy died and 235 people, mostly children, continued to be in hospital Friday after they mistook a chemical dye to be Holi colour, officials ... Read more...

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Kashmir Congress works at unity to seek portfolios


February 17th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 17 (IANS) The faction-ridden Congress in Jammu and Kashmir is planning to put up a united face to demand the return of two portfolios from its ally and ... Read more...

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Junior doctors call off strike in Andhra


February 15th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 15 (IANS) Emergency services in government-run hospitals in Andhra Pradesh were restored Wednesday as the junior doctors called off their strike after the government promised to address their ... Read more...

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Karnataka to set up yoga and naturopathy council


February 12th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 12 (IANS) The Karnataka government will soon set up a yoga and naturopathy council and allot 10 percent of the health budget in the ensuing fiscal (2012-13) to ... Read more...

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Junior doctors’ strike continues in Andhra


February 12th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Emergency services in Andhra Pradesh's government-run hospitals remained crippled Sunday as junior doctors demanding hike in stipend continued their strike, causing severe inconvenience to patients. Five ... Read more...

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10 die as emergency services crippled in Andhra hospitals (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) At least 10 patients have died since Friday night at government-run hospitals in Andhra Pradesh where emergency services are crippled following a strike by junior doctors, ... Read more...

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Andhra junior doctors to intensify strike


February 10th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Emergency services in government-run hospitals in Andhra Pradesh are likely to be hit with junior doctors Friday deciding to intensify their strike.With the government ruling out ... Read more...

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Ayurveda, unani to be promoted through rural health scheme


February 10th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) The government will promote Indian systems of medicine, including ayurveda, siddha and unani, and therapies like yoga and naturopathy through its National Rural Health Mission (NRHM)."The ... Read more...

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