Hospitals

  • Apollo launches critical care delivery initiative 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: A new initiative in the delivery of critical care medical services was on Wednesday launched by Apollo Hospitals. Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao launched "eAccess", an advanced technology interface that enables the doctors to monitor and provide critical care services to patients undergoing treatment in Intensive Care Units...
  • Jaswant Singh still in coma 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Former union minister and former Bharatiya Janta Party leader Jaswant Singh is still in coma and on ventilator support on the 20th day, a doctor said. Asked if there was any improvement in his condition, a doctor at the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) said: "No, same condition." "All medical...
  • Six passengers quarantined at Delhi airport hospital test negative for Ebola: Government 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Health Ministry on Tuesday said that the six passengers who were quarantined at the Delhi airport hospital on fears of having been exposed to the Ebola virus have tested negative. The passengers who arrived in Delhi from Liberia on Tuesday have now been shifted to the Ram Manohar...
  • Cardiac surgery needed for 66-year-old Lalu 3 days ago

    Mumbai: The Asian Heart Institute where RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has been admitted, on Tuesday said a cardiac surgery was needed, based on preliminary medical investigations. "Laluji is fundamentally a healthy person, as can be seen from the intense campaigning he has done. Based on preliminary reports, we can now...
  • Delhi: 6 passengers suspected to have been exposed to Ebola virus taken to hospital after arriving from Liberia 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Six passengers who arrived in Delhi from Liberia on Tuesday have been taken to the Ram Manohar Lohia hospital. These passengers are suspected to have been exposed to the Ebola virus. The six people will be quarantined at the hospital, where a check up will be done. They...
  • India reviews state hospitals to end widespread corruption 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The government on Saturday ordered a review of activities at all state-owned hospitals to end what the health minister called systemic corruption, as part of the new administration's crackdown on malpractice in the healthcare sector. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has vowed to eradicate graft in India's $74 billion...
  • Gwalior: Probe team reaches Scindia School after alleged ragging of class IX student 6 days ago

    Gwalior: A probe team has now reached Scindia School in Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh after a class IX student was allegedly ragged. The student, son of a Bihar minister, has been battling for his life in a Delhi hospital ans is still on a life support system. The family...
  • Centre reviews state hospitals to end widespread corruption 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The government on Saturday ordered a review of activities at all state-owned hospitals to end what the Health Minister called systemic corruption, as part of the new administration's crackdown on malpractice in the healthcare sector. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has vowed to eradicate graft in India's $74 billion...
  • Efforts on to end corruption in central hospitals: Harsh Vardhan 6 days ago

    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...
  • Living it up: Battling antibiotic resistance and hospital acquired infection 6 days ago

    In this episode of Living it up, CNN-IBN shows how harmful bacteria can prove to be leading to antibiotic resistance and hospital acquired infection. ...
  • Hit-and-run case: Car rams into rickshaw pullers asleep on footpath 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In a hit-and-run case in the national capital, a car hit 6 cycle rickshaw riders who were asleep on the footpath at Inderlok in North Delhi in the wee hours of Saturday. While the car driver abandoned the car after the accident, all the 56 injured were admitted...
  • American Ebola survivor doctor says 'thrilled to be alive' 1 week ago

    Atlanta: Calling it a "miraculous day," an American doctor infected with Ebola left his isolation unit and warmly hugged his doctors and nurses on Thursday, showing the world that he poses no public health threat one month after getting sick with the virus. Dr Kent Brantly and his fellow medical missionary,...
  • Manipur's Iron Lady vows to continue war on AFSPA after release August 20, 2014

    Imphal: The imagery is old, Irom Sharmila has walked out many times out of the Jawahar Lal Institute of Medical Sciences in Imphal. But this walk is different, without the tag that here is a woman trying to commit suicide. Once out, an emotional Sharmila led by Meira Paibis, only asked...
  • Four Ordnance factory employees injured in explosion August 17, 2014

    Four employees of the Ordnance Factory at Khamaria (OFK) in Jabalpur district were on Sunday injured during an explosion while filling explosive powder in a bomb, a police official said. The explosion took place in OFK's Section F-2 building number 140, when explosive powder was being filled in the 84 mm...
  • The Appointment: Donald Trump discusses his investment plans in India August 17, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNBC-TV 18, American business magnate Donald Trump discusses his investment plans in India, of investing in Mumbai and his take on Barack Obama. ...
  • Dozens of birds injured due to kite strings on Independence Day August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: It is a tradition on Independence Day to fly kites, but it has proved dangerous for the birds. Dozens of birds were injured this Independece day in the national capital after getting caught and even cut by kite strings. The bird hospital in Old Delhi admitted at least...
  • Monsoon leads to spurt in water-borne diseases in Mumbai August 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Though the monsoon brings cheers by filling up parched lakes and dams and boosting up farming, it also leads to a spurt in water-borne diseases, say experts. Dr Sanjiv Badhwar, ENT specialist at Mumbai's Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital says, "In rainy season, we find increased number of patients with upper...
  • Odisha: 150 students taken ill of food poisoning August 15, 2014

    Balasore: Around 150 school students were taken ill on Friday due to suspected food poisoning at the Banabishnupur High school under Soro police station about 40 km from here, the police said. After unfurling of the Tricolour, the students were distributed with some sweets by the school authority. Soon after consuming...
  • Mumbai: 47 doctors suffer food-poisoning at government-run hospital August 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Forty-seven doctors at government-run Sion hospital on Friday fell sick after eating sweets during the Independence Day celebration. Dean of the hospital, Dr Avinash Supe, said the sweets had been bought from a shop in nearby Koliwada area. "After the flag-hoisting and other ceremonies, the doctors thought of getting some...
  • Police prevents RJD MLA from self-immolation bid August 15, 2014

    Heavy deployment of police prevented RJD MLA Dinesh Kumar Singh from carrying out his threat to immolate himself on the Independence Day over his demand that the state government should declare drought in Bihar. Singh, already on a hunger strike since August 11 and forcibly admitted to Patna Medical College and...
  • Jharkhand Governor Syed Ahmed taken ill while addressing Independence Day speech August 15, 2014

    Jharkhand Governor Syed Ahmed was on Friday taken ill while addressing the Independence Day function. "He fell ill and was brought to Sadar Hospital. There is nothing to worry about," attending doctor at the hospital Dr Ramesh Verma said. Later Dumka Deputy Commissioner Harsha Mangla said, "The governor has been discharged from...
  • Over 50 children taken ill after eating food served at government school August 15, 2014

    Fifty three children fell sick after eating food served on Independence Day at a government-run primary school at Balapur in Sehore district of Madhya Pradesh on Friday. The children, who had assembled for Independence Day celebrations, were given mid-day meal. After eating, many children started complaining of uneasiness, said district project...
  • Nigeria: Hospital slams Indian doctors for creating Ebola scare, says no cases reported August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Primus hospital has slammed the five Indian doctors stranded in Abuja, Nigeria of creating an Ebola scare, insisting that no Ebola cases have been registered in their hospital. The hospital has also declared that it has returned the passports of the doctors to the Indian Embassy. The hospital clarified that...
  • 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...
  • 'No suspected Ebola case in Rajasthan' August 13, 2014

    There has been no suspected case of Ebola virus in Rajasthan, a senior government health official said. No person was found having symptoms of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) nor anyone reported to any hospital in Ajmer, state Medical and Health Director Dr BK Meena told PTI on telephone. He said it was...
  • Want to invest in India through hospitality sector: Donald Trump August 13, 2014

    American real estate tycoon Donald Trump wants to invest more in India through the hospitality sector and said that he will enter the Indian hospitality sector at some point. The business magnate also opened up about his flamboyant lifestyle in an interview to CNBC-TV18. ...
  • No suspected case of Ebola virus disease in India: Government August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Health Ministry on Tuesday announced that there was no suspected case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the country even as the Cabinet Secretary took stock of the situation and reviewed the preparedness of the Government on the deadly virus. According to an official release issued, a...
  • Indian doctors in Nigeria want to return: Should patient care be their first priority instead? August 12, 2014

    Concerns being raised about Indians who are in several West African nations including Nigeria, that have seen several Ebola cases in the past couple of weeks. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and asks whether patient care should be the first priority for Indian doctors stuck in Nigeria instead...
  • Body found on rooftop of DIG's servant quarter August 12, 2014

    Body of a 25-year-old man was found on the rooftop of a senior police officer's servant quarter in Jaipur, police said. The body, having no injury marks was found lying on the rooftop of the servant quarter allotted to Ravindra Singh, DIG-Home Guards, Ashok Nagar Station House Officer (SHO) Bhawani Singh...
  • Indian doctors in Ebola-hit Nigeria say they want to return but their passports have been seized August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Concerns being raised about Indians who are in several West African nations including Nigeria, that have seen several Ebola cases in the past couple of weeks. CNN-IBN has accessed a video plea made by three Indian doctors who are in Nigeria, who have claimed that they are being...