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Patients’ body backs Aamir for exposing ‘rot’ in healthcare


June 8th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) A patients' body called People for Better Treatment has rallied behind Bollywood star Aamir Khan for focusing on the "rot" in the Indian healthcare delivery ... Read more...

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Court notice to Delhi government, Tihar jail over custodial death


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought the response of the Delhi government, Tihar jail authorities and National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on a public interest ... Read more...

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In Brazil, baby’s head accidentally torn off during delivery


May 20th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) A team of doctors in Brazil accidentally tore off a baby's head as the mother struggled to give birth in a hospital. The headless body remained ... 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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Jail riot in UP after prisoner’s death


March 21st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) Two jail officials were critically injured in Uttar Pradesh's Mau district when prisoners, outraged over the death of a 22-year-old inmate following alleged medical negligence, attacked ... Read more...

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Delhi told to pay damages for Tihar inmate’s suicide


February 6th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday asked the Delhi government to pay Rs.1 lakh to the kin of a Tihar Jail inmate who committed ... Read more...

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Kashmir rights panel headless, cases pile up


February 3rd, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 3 (IANS) Over 1,100 cases have piled up with the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) in the militancy-hit Jammu and Kashmir, as it has remained headless for more ... Read more...

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An RTI query which may have averted AMRI blaze


December 22nd, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) Had the West Bengal government bothered to reply to a query about the city's AMRI Hospital under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, the devastating fire ... Read more...

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Bihar ordered to pay Rs.3 lakh to undertrial’s kin


December 14th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday directed the Bihar government to pay Rs.3 lakh to the family of an undertrial prisoner who died because ... Read more...

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Man killed while trying to board moving train


November 17th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) A middle aged man died a horrific death after suffering multiple injuries when he tried to board a moving train here, police said Thursday. Fellow ... Read more...

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Boy declared dead wakes up in mortuary, doctor suspended


November 7th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 7 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday suspended a doctor in a case of medical negligence in which a teenager declared dead by him regained consciousness in a ... Read more...

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NRI doctors demands removal of ‘tainted’ medical council members


November 4th, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) A US based Indian doctor who has filed a case against several members of the West Bengal Medical Council (WBMC) for criminal conspiracy Thursday demanded ... Read more...

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Father seeks justice for son’s death


August 5th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) A 57-year-old man has been running from pillar to post for more than five years in West Bengal, seeking justice for the death of his ... Read more...

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Disband Bengal medical council, NGO asks Mamata


July 4th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 4 (IANS) Terming the West Bengal Medical Council (WBMC) as "corrupt" and "rotten", an NGO fighting against medical negligence Monday urged Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to disband ... Read more...

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Uneasy calm in Bengal’s biggest paediatric hospital


July 1st, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) An uneasy calm prevailed Thursday evening at the B.C. Roy Children's hospital here, which till late afternoon witnessed chaos and violence following the death of ... Read more...

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Parents refuse to take back child, child panel to take action


January 4th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) As parents of abandoned Chiku refused to accept him, the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) Tuesday said they will take action against the parents ... Read more...

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Baby’s death in womb: Surgeon, two others found guilty


January 3rd, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 3 (IANS) A surgeon and two others have been found guilty of negligence by a magisterial probe in the death of a pregnant woman's baby in her womb due to ... Read more...

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Rabies outbreak death toll reaches 100 in Indonesia’s Bali


October 15th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by BNO News
BALI, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll as a result of a rabies outbreak on the Indonesian resort island of Bali reached 100 on Friday, local media reported.Ken Wirasandhi, a doctor ... Read more...

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Doctor Sued for Carving Name on Organ of a Patient


September 18th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): 47-year-old hairdresser Ingrid Paulicivic has recently filed a lawsuit against Gynecologist Dr. Red Alinsod because the doctor used a laser device to brand her ... Read more...

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Ingrid Paulicivic sues her Doctor for writing her name on her removed uterus


September 14th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A doctor is being sued for writing the name of his patient on her removed uterus.The doctor in question is Dr. Red Alinsod and in his defense he ... Read more...

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Doctors not hospitals guilty in negligence deaths: Court


August 8th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) If a patient dies due to medical negligence in a hospital then its management cannot be prosecuted and it is only the doctors who should be penalized, ... Read more...

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Delhi doctor fined Rs.3 lakh for refusing to help dying man


July 23rd, 2010 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
By Praveen Kumar New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A consumer court has asked a Delhi doctor to pay compensation of Rs.3 lakh to the family of a seriously injured soldier who died outside ... Read more...

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Jury deliberates for fifth day on Patel manslaughter trial


June 27th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jun 27 (ANI): The jury involved in the manslaughter trial of controversial Indian origin surgeon Dr. Jayant Patel will start their fifth day of deliberations today.The Brisbane Supreme Court jury of ... Read more...

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Probe demanded as Goa minister’s ‘partner’ dies of poisoning (Lead)


May 31st, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 31 (IANS) Woman activists and the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Goa Monday demanded a probe into the death of a woman, allegedly the third partner of Tourism ... Read more...

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Goa minister under cloud after alleged partner dies


May 31st, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 31 (IANS) Goa's Tourism Minister Mickky Pacheco, who faces charges of bigamy, has been dragged into controversy again after a 28-year-old woman, allegedly his third partner, died at a Chennai ... Read more...

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Now three years’ jail for attacking doctors in Maharashtra


April 9th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Any attack on doctors or medicare service personnel, including all medical and paramedical staff of hospitals, in Maharashtra could now mean a three-year jail term and a fine ... Read more...

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Hong Kong compensates for death of Indian-origin lawyer


April 2nd, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, April 2 (IANS) The hospital authority in Hong Kong has agreed to pay compensation to an author after the death of his Indian-origin wife 10 years ago sparked off allegations ... Read more...

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India-born doctor caused three deaths, Australian court told


March 22nd, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, March 22 (IANS) India-born doctor Jayant Patel caused the deaths of three patients and left a man permanently impaired after he performed on him a "useless" and "careless" operation to remove ... Read more...

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NRI’s lawsuit seeks contempt action against Kolkata hospital


March 15th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) A US-based Indian origin medical practitioner has moved the Supreme Court seeking contempt of court proceedings against a Kolkata hospital for ignoring the court's order ... Read more...

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Mumbai: Striking doctors return to work


January 9th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 9(ANI): Nearly 300 resident doctors and an number of nurses of the Mumbai's J J hospital, who were on strike have resumed their work on Saturday.The doctors returned to work ... Read more...

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Benchmark rulings galore in 2009 (To go with The year apex court judges declared their assets)


December 29th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Whether it was Justice Markandey Katju's obey-your-wife remark or Chief Justice K.G. Balakrishnan's polluters-must-pay ruling, the Supreme Court continued to hog the limelight in 2009. ... Read more...

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Infant dies after fall from overcrowded hospital bed in Uttar Pradesh


November 13th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) A newborn baby died in an Uttar Pradesh hospital after falling from a bed that was shared by him, his mother, another woman and another infant, an official ... Read more...

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Andhra Government vows to take action in eye camp blinding incident


October 26th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad/Nellore/Chennai (Andhra Pradesh/Tamil Nadu), Oct.26 (ANI): The Andhra Pradesh Government on Monday said that it has launched an inquiry into the shocking incident in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, where ten people lost their ... Read more...

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Orissa victim of medical negligence gets monetary relief


August 26th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 26 (ANI): The Government of Orissa has complied with the NHRC's recommendations and paid a monetary relief of five lakh rupees to Mrs. Binapani Khatua of Orissa, a victim ... Read more...

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Swine flu scare grips Pune, hundreds throng testing centre


August 5th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 5 (IANS) Two days after a schoolgirl succumbed to influenza A(H1N1) in this Maharashtra city, hundreds of people - young and old - Wednesday thronged the only swine flu testing ... Read more...

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