AIIMS

  • Manish Tewari admitted to AIIMS, likely to undergo surgery 28-03-2014 09:12 PM

    New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari, who has been unwell for the past several days, was on Friday admitted to AIIMS and is expected to undergo a surgery ion Saturday. "He has been admitted and is in a private ward at AIIMS. He will have to undergo a...
  • Delhi: Union Minister Manish Tewari hospitalised 15-03-2014 06:45 PM

    New Delhi: Union Minister Manish Tewari was on Saturday admitted to a south Delhi hospital for treatment of a heart ailment, sources close to him said. Tewari (48) has not been keeping well for the past several days and had earlier gone to AIIMS for treatment, the source said, adding,...
  • Akhilesh Yadav meets striking doctors as health services badly hit across UP 04-03-2014 10:46 PM

    With healthcare services badly affected across Uttar Pradesh for the fifth consecutive day on Tuesday, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav met a team of doctors protesting the arrest of 24 junior physicians following a scuffle with a Samajwadi Party leader. The agitation gathered steam in Agra, Varanasi, Lucknow, Gorakhpur and other...
  • UP: Over 200 doctors at Agra hospital resign, Mulayam chides Akhilesh 04-03-2014 02:27 PM

    Lucknow: The doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh is turning worse by the moment. More than 200 doctors at the Agra Medical College resigned on Tuesday demanding justice for the junior doctors who were thrashed and beaten up by the police after an altercation by Samajwadi Party MLA Irfan Solanki on...
  • Kanpur doctors' strike: Police lathicharge protesting BJP workers 04-03-2014 01:59 PM

    Lucknow: Bharatiya Janata Party workers who took out a protest march towards Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's residence in support of striking doctors were lathicharged by police. Thousands of doctors are on strike across UP to protest what they call the lawlessness of the Samajwadi Party. "Why didn't the...
  • Kanpur doctors' strike: Lucknow, Delhi hospitals join in 04-03-2014 11:44 AM

    Kanpur: The doctors' strike entered its fourth day in Kanpur on Tuesday. They have been demanding the suspension of Kanpur SSP Yasaswi Yadav following an attack on junior doctors on Friday. The strike has spread across the state and beyond as several government hospitals in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi joined...
  • AIIMS doctors to observe 'black badge day' 04-03-2014 09:53 AM

    New Delhi: Resident doctors of AIIMS will observe a 'black badge day' on Tuesday as a gesture to support the ongoing strike by the doctors in Kanpur and all other medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh against the alleged high-handedness of city police and administration. Meanwhile, Indian Medical Association on Tuesday...
  • Free pharmacy store, convergence block inaugurated at AIIMS 03-03-2014 07:52 AM

    New Delhi: Out-patients at AIIMS will be able to get free generic drugs from Monday, thanks to a pharmacy store that opened on its campus on Sunday. Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad inaugurated a 'Free Generic Pharmacy Store' and a multi-storied Convergence Block that will house departments from the...
  • AIIMS starts unique health ID number system for its patients 02-03-2014 12:25 PM

    New Delhi: AIIMS has started issuing Unique Health Identification numbers to its patients with a view to electronically track medical care facilities provided to them and also to have a systematised database in place. Till now, all patients at AIIMS were identified by the Out Patient Department (OPD) cards issued...
  • Ghulam Nabi Azad opens AIIMS campus in Raipur 28-02-2014 08:12 AM

    Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad formally inaugurated the All India Institute of Medical Sciences campus in Raipur, at a glittering ceremony in Raipur on Thursday. On the occasion, he also announced setting up of a Cancer Treatment and Research Institute at a cost of Rs 120...
  • 6 AIIMS-like institutes to be functional by end of 2014 26-02-2014 07:19 AM

    New Delhi: Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday said that the six AIIMS-like institutes, set up in as many states, as part of government's efforts to ramp up medical infrastructure, will be fully functional by end of the current year. Listing UPA government's initiatives to improve health care...
  • Three members of family shot dead in Delhi 16-02-2014 09:13 PM

    New Delhi: A middle-aged couple and their 26-year-old son were shot dead outside their house in Delhi due to a personal rivalry, police said on Sunday. Om Prakash Mishra, 50, his 45-year-old wife Shanti Devi and their son Amit Mishra alias Rinku were attacked by a group of men at...
  • No MBBS duration extension or mandatory rural posting: Health Minister 14-02-2014 09:54 AM

    New Delhi: A day after students of Delhi's top medical colleges staged a protest in front of the Nirman Bhawan at Connaught Place, the Health Ministry on Thursday said that there was no such proposal to extend the duration of MBBS courses from existing 5.5 years to 7.5 years. Setting...
  • Doctors go on strike against longer duration MBBS course plan 13-02-2014 01:11 PM

    Senior resident doctors and medical students of top Delhi hospitals, including AIIMS, went on strike on Thursday leading to closure of OPDs, demanding revision of the recently cleared proposal of the MBBS course structure. Only the emergency services will be available in the hospitals which is likely to cause distress...
  • Ghulam Nabi Azad lays foundation stone for new facilities in AIIMS 03-02-2014 04:26 PM

    New Delhi: Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday laid the foundation stone of two blocks at the AIIMS that will add facilities of 600 beds and 24 operating theatres at a total cost of Rs 255 crores. "Together these initiatives constitute a major breakthrough in the development of...
  • AIIMS launches unique study into vascular, cognitive disorders 30-01-2014 08:40 PM

    New Delhi: AIIMS on Thursday launched a research project called 'cohort study' in collaboration with a Dutch organisation to investigate the various factors which may accelerate vascular and cognitive disorders like stroke and Alzheimer's disease. "Stroke mortality in India is 25 times more than that from malaria. Research has shown...
  • Tallest woman on earth finds new lease of life at AIIMS 27-01-2014 09:55 PM

    New Delhi: For the 25-year-old Siddiqa Parveen, her height, which has earned her the distinction of being the tallest woman on earth, was cause more for pain than joy. For the woman who has been honoured with a mention in Guinness World Records for her height was for 15 years...
  • CCTV video shows Somnath Bharti at AIIMS during Ugandan women's tests 20-01-2014 07:59 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti is at the centre of a row as a CCTV footage from inside the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) showed that the minister was talking to doctors at 5 am when the medical tests were being carried out on Ugandan women....
  • SDM questions Shashi Tharoor about his relationship with Mehr Tarar 19-01-2014 08:23 PM

    New Delhi: A day after Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar, who was found dead in a Delhi hotel on Friday, was cremated, the Sub-Divisional Magistrate in Delhi questioned eight people in connection with the case on Sunday evening. This included Tharoor, Sunanda's son, brother, and five members of...
  • Sunanda Pushkar death case: Shashi Tharoor records statement at SDM's office 19-01-2014 05:53 PM

    New Delhi: Union Minister Shashi Tharoor recorded his statement before the Sub-Divisional Magistrate in Delhi on Sunday evening in connection with the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar. Tharoor gave his statement to the SDM in writing. With this the SDM's part of the enquiry is over and he is...
  • Shashi Tharoor asks Shinde for speedy probe in Sunanda's death case 19-01-2014 03:27 PM

    Union Minister Shashi Tharoor on Sunday asked Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde to expedite the probe into his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death case to bring out the truth. He said he will fully cooperate with the investigation. A day after Sunanda's cremation, Tharoor said, "I am horrified to read the...
  • Sunanda death case: Shashi Tharoor to be questioned by SDM on Monday 19-01-2014 07:39 AM

    New Delhi: A day after Sunanda Pushkar was cremated, her husband and Union Minister Shashi Tharoor will be going to Haridwar on Sunday. Tharoor will be questioned by the Sub-Divisional Magistrate on Monday. Meanwhile, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has called for a CBI probe into the death. It was a...
  • Sunanda Pushkar cremated, doctors say her death unnatural 18-01-2014 07:15 PM

    New Delhi: Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar was cremated at the Lodhi Road crematorium in New Delhi on Saturday evening even as doctors who conducted her post-mortem called her death unnatural and sudden. Sunanda's body was sent on Saturday morning to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences...
  • Sunanda had a sudden unnatural death, injuries found on body: Doctors 18-01-2014 03:15 PM

    New Delhi: The doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) have said that Sunanda Pushkar's death is a case of unnatural sudden death. "It is a sudden unnatural death and that is the reason the whole investigation is going on and the magistrate is inquiring all the...
  • Sunanda Pushkar cremated, doctors say her death unnatural 18-01-2014 02:35 PM

    New Delhi: 5: 30 pm: Sunanda Pushkar cremated at Lodhi road crematorium. 4:42 pm: Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit reaches Shashi Tharoor's residence. 4:00 pm: The doctors have said that Sunanda Pushkar died between 3 & 7 pm on Friday and her viscera has been preserved to ascertain whether...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's relatives demand CBI probe into her death 18-01-2014 02:07 PM

    Jammu: The relatives of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar are refusing to accept that she may have committed suicide. Talking to IBN7, her cousin Sanjay Pandita and his wife Anu Pandita demanded a CBI probe into her death. The couple who live at Talab Tillo in Jammu, rejected...
  • Shashi Tharoor's statement to be taken by SDM after Sunanda's funeral 18-01-2014 01:45 PM

    New Delhi: The Sub-Divisional Magistrate is likely to take Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's formal statement on his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death after her funeral at 4.30 pm. The police would take into consideration Tharoor's health condition before speaking to him. The police had been delaying the statement because they wanted...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy conducted at AIIMS, funeral likely at 4 pm today 18-01-2014 12:36 PM

    New Delhi: Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's post-mortem has begun at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi. The AIIMS Director had constituted a 3-member panel of doctors for carrying out the post-mortem. The authorities at AIIMS say that Sunanda Pushkar's post-mortem may be completed by...
  • Shashi Tharoor stable now, to be discharged from AIIMS soon 18-01-2014 11:09 AM

    New Delhi: Union Minister Shashi Tharoor is not stable and is likely to be discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences soon. "Mr Tharoor is stable. He is likely to be discharged very soon," a doctor said. Tharoor was admitted to AIIMS on Friday night after he complained...
  • Shashi Tharoor admitted to AIIMS, Sunanda's autopsy likely today 18-01-2014 09:39 AM

    New Delhi: Soon after his wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead late on Friday evening, Union Minister Shashi Tharoor was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences on Friday night after he complained of uneasiness and chest pain. Tharoor was initially admitted to the ICU as a precautionary...