AIIMS

  • AIIMS sees increase in eye donors 11 hours 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The eye bank of AIIMS has seen a rise in the number of donors in the last couple of years, an official said on Tuesday. "In the last couple of years, the eye bank of AIIMS has seen an increase in the number of eye donors. From a very...
  • PM undergoes medical check-up at AIIMS August 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday went to AIIMS for a routine medical check-up. The 63-year-old Modi went at 7 AM to the country's premier institute which was turned into a fortress. Sources said it was a routine medical check-up conducted every three months. ...
  • Efforts on to end corruption in central hospitals: Harsh Vardhan August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Under attack for removing whistleblower IFS officer Sanjeev Chaturvedi as AIIMS Chief Vigilance Officer, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said various forms of corruption exist in central hospitals and efforts are on to end the "systemic and symptomatic" corruption. Defending Chaturvedi's removal, Vardhan said his designation as...
  • AIIMS doctors begin signature campaign against Chief Vigilance Officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi's removal August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: In the national capital a group of doctors from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Saturday have started a signature campaign protesting the removal of Chief Vigilance Officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi. According to the Health Minister, Sanjiv Chaturvedi was removed from his post by the government as...
  • AIIMS doctors begin signature campaign against CVO removal August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: A section of AIIMS doctors on Friday started a signature campaign in support of Sanjiv Chaturvedi who has been removed from the post of Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) of the premier institute. "We have started a campaign and doctors who are against the recent removal of Chaturvedi have signed....
  • AIIMS CVO removal: Congress slams government, demands clarification August 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday said the Centre was indulging in "administrative terrorism" and asked it to come clear on the removal of Chief Vigilance officer (CVO) of AIIMS. "Prime Minister (Narendra Modi) should take action against those who have been indicated to have been behind this removal. It is...
  • Centre sacks AIIMS CVO from his post, move seen as violation of CVC Act August 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Without citing a reason for the decision, the Health Ministry has removed the Chief Vigilance officer of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Sanjeev Chaturvedi from his post. However, amidst criticism for the decision Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said that Chaturvedi was "not eligible" for...
  • Two involved in AIIMS construction receive extortion threats August 20, 2014

    Two persons, including an AGM, involved in construction of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Raebareli allegedly received extortion threats, following which two FIRs have been lodged in this connection, police said. The incident took place on the night of August 7 when around 8-10 unidentified persons threatened Nandan...
  • Home Minister Rajnath Singh admitted to AIIMS August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh was rushed to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi late on Wednesday following lower back problem. Singh has been admitted in the hospital. He had attended Parliament earlier in the day. Lok Sabha was adjourned in the afternoon following his...
  • AIIMS Rishikesh to have patients' database: Harsh Vardhan August 3, 2014

    A data base for patients, which will track their health, will be a key feature of the new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Saturday. "When people fall ill in hilly areas, getting to a hospital is itself a big problem. Often the diseases...
  • CAT extends stay on appointment of forensic head in AIIMS July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) on Wednesday extended its stay on the appointment of new head in the forensic medicine department of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the wake of the Sunanda Pushkar autopsy row. A bench of members Ashok Kumar and Raj Vir Sharma...
  • AIIMS to re-conduct test for physiotherapist posts July 29, 2014

    New Delhi: AIIMS will re-conduct an examination for filling up three junior physiotherapist positions, weeks after the institute failed to select the candidates through a walk-in-interview and exam. "The examination centre of the department of neuro sciences and cardiology will conduct the examination, as it was very difficult to select three...
  • Telangana to get AIIMS-like hospital July 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Centre has agreed to set up an AIIMS-like super speciality hospital-cum-teaching institute in Telangana. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has written a letter to state Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao in this regard, a release from the Chief Minister's Office said on Monday. Harsh Vardhan has asked the state government...
  • Harsh Vardhan to meet Arian's father on Friday to discuss his medical condition July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: 12-year-old Arian is suffering from a rare genetic disorder called the Hunter syndrome. With the help of CNN-IBN and Change.org's campaign, Arian has received help from many all around the world. Arian's father told CNN-IBN that they have received close to 24 lakh rupees as donations since the...
  • Nine patients die daily at AIIMS July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Nine patients die on an average daily at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences while undergoing treatment, according to an RTI. Dr Siddhartha Satpathi from Department of Hospital Management said that in the last one year, from April 2013 to March 2014, the Cardio-Neuro Centre (CNC) at...
  • Rawat returns home after month-long treatment at AIIMS July 16, 2014

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat arrived here after he was on Wednesday discharged from AIIMS in Delhi where he was recuperating for over a month from a neck injury sustained during a rough helicopter ride. Rawat arrived at the Jolly Grant airport in a Jet Airways flight and was received by...
  • CIMS to be upgraded into super-speciality hospital, school of Public Health to come up in Chhattisgarh July 16, 2014

    To improve health facility in the tribal-dominated Chhattisgarh, Centre has decided to upgrade the Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Science (CIMS) into a super-specialty hospital and set-up a School of Public Health. The decision in this connection was taken during a meeting between Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan and Chief Minister...
  • CIMS Bilaspur to be upgraded to a super speciality hospital July 16, 2014

    To improve health facility in the tribal-dominated Chhattisgarh, Centre has decided to upgrade the Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Science (CIMS) into a super-speciality hospital and set-up a School of Public Health. The decision in this connection was taken during a meeting between Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan and Chief Minister...
  • Centre seeks land in Delhi for dental institute on AIIMS model July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre has sought land from Delhi government to set up the first All-India Institute of Dental Medicine and Research in the national capital on the lines of the premier AIIMS. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has written to Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung seeking 20 acres of land...
  • Assault on doctors: AIIMS strike called off July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A strike by doctors at AIIMS on Sunday was called off late in the evening after hospital officials agreed to fulfill their demands for adequate security following an attack by a patient's relatives on three senior resident doctors. The doctors had gone on an indefinite strike demanding adequate security...
  • AIIMS doctors go on strike after three colleagues assaulted July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Three senior resident doctors at AIIMS were allegedly assaulted by a patient's relatives following which doctors at the premier hospital went on an indefinite strike demanding adequate security measures. The doctors alleged that those accompanying the patient to the Surgical Emergency of the institute brandished guns and created a...
  • Harish Rawat orders timely expenditure of funds sanctioned under the annual plan July 14, 2014

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has asked senior officials to fight the tendency of spending money sanctioned under the state's annual plan towards the end of the financial year and ensure its timely expenditure. At a review meeting held at AIIMS, Delhi where he is being treated for a neck injury,...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy: Dr Gupta indulging in 'publicity gimmick', says AIIMS July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Friday told a service tribunal that Dr Sudhir Kumar Gupta, head of its Forensic Medicine Department, was indulging in "publicity gimmick" by levelling charges of being pressured over senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy. AIIMS said that...
  • Rawat asks Uttarakhand MPs to raise green bonus issue during Budget discussion July 11, 2014

    Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Friday asked all MPs from Uttarakhand to speak strongly in favour of a green bonus of Rs 2,000 crore for the hill state when the general budget is debated in both Houses of Parliament. In separate letters to all MPs from the state including three former...
  • Have full faith in judiciary: AIIMS Forensic Department HOD Sudhir Gupta July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The AIIMS Forensic Department Head Sudhir Gupta has expressed full faith in the judiciary ahead of that Central Administrative Tribunal hearing into his plea to continue as the Head of the Department. "I am unbiased and impartial only for the truth. I have full faith in the judiciary,"...
  • Budget 2014: Arun Jaitley proposes 5 new IITs, 5 new IIMs, 4 new AIIMS July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major boost to the education sector, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday proposed setting up of five new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). He also proposed setting up of 12 new medical colleges. Jaitley has proposed the setting up of...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's death case: Dr Sudhir Gupta hits out at Gulam Nabi Azad July 6, 2014

    In the latest controversy over Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy report. The Head of the Forensic Department of AIIMS Dr Sudhir Gupta who had made allegations of having been pressurised into giving a tailor made report has hit back at Former Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad. "I am not saddened. He may...
  • My duty is to pursue the truth in Sunanda autopsy case: Sudhir Gupta July 5, 2014

    New Delhi: AIIMS Forensic Department head Sudhir Gupta, who is in the centre of a controversy over the autopsy report of Sunanda Pushkar, on Saturday said his duty was to pursue the truth in the case. Gupta said he would soon interact with the media, as per lawful procedure, to clarify...
  • Watch: Subramanian Swamy speaks on Sunanda Pushkar's 'murder' July 5, 2014

    BJP leader Subramanian Swamy who has sought a CBI probe into the death of Congress MP Sunanda Pushkar's death earlier this year is confident that the entrepreneur was murdered. ...
  • 'Rawat not likely to be discharged from AIIMS before July 15' July 5, 2014

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, being treated for a neck injury at AIIMS in Delhi, is not likely to be discharged from the hospital before July 15 and doctors have advised him to let the injury heal naturally rather than undergoing an operation, an official said on Saturday. Earlier, the doctors...