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  • After anonymous complain alleges bribery by pharma companies, MCI summons 300 doctors 1 week ago

    New Delhi: In one of the biggest exposes of the unholy nexus between doctors and pharmaceutical companies, the Medical Council of India (MCI) has summoned about 300 doctors from across the country to depose on an anonymous complaint that they had been bribed by a pharmaceutical firm. According to a complaint,...
  • IMA rejects amendments in abortion law proposed by Health ministry November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has rejected the draft of Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act amendments. The IMA has formed an Association of All India Body of Gynecologists on MTP, after a meeting on Friday, rejected the draft amendments to MTP act. The Union Health Ministry has...
  • Odisha government planning to centrally procure chemo medicine November 7, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: With cancer emerging as a public health problem in the state, Odisha government is planning to centrally procure chemotherapy medicines in order to provide free of cost treatment to the poor patients, said Health and Family Welfare Minister Atanu S Nayak. "We are also...
  • J&K floods: Delhi BJP, IMA to send 200 doctors, 400 paramedics September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi BJP in collaboration with Indian Medical Association will soon send 200 doctors and 400 paramedical staff to flood ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. "With the joint efforts of BJP Delhi Pradesh Doctor Cell and the Indian Medical Association, around 200 doctors and 400 paramedical staff will be sent...
  • Indian Medical Association starts lectures to help students, doctors tackle stress March 18, 2014

    The Indian Medical Association in Kanpur has launched a series of lectures by experts to help students and junior doctors cope with psychological pressure, a knock-on effect of their recent face-off with the police. "Students are in depression after the recent fiasco. Mental balance is imperative as they have to deal with...
  • IMA receives bomb threat, one arrested January 26, 2014

    Dehradun: One person has been arrested from Dehradun in connection with the bomb threat to the Indian Military Academy. Last week, on January 22, the IMA received a letter saying the institution would be blown up as the entire nation celebrated its 65th Republic Day on Sunday. The arrested man...
  • All you wanted to know about MBA entrance tests September 19, 2013

    The examination season for admission into the B-schools in India starts in another 10 days - CMAT being the first test to be conducted. With a good preparation for CAT many of us would be comfortable with the traditional sections of Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning and Verbal Ability....
  • Doctors boycott work for 2nd day over arrest of 3 colleagues August 28, 2013

    Doctors across hospitals in Kanpur on Wednesday continued their agitation and boycotted work for three hours to protest the arrest of their colleagues on the charges of issuing fake medical certificates on payment. At least 1,650 doctors, under the aegis of Indian Medical Association, went on strike from 8 AM to...
  • Over 1,500 doctors boycott work over arrest of 3 colleagues August 27, 2013

    Over 1,500 doctors of various hospitals in the city boycotted work on Tuesday for two hours to protest the arrest of their three colleagues on the charges of issuing fake medical certificates on payment. At least 1,650 doctors, under the aegis of Indian Medical Association, went on strike for two hours...
  • Govt hospital doctors protest against attack on colleague August 17, 2013

    Upset over the attack on a doctor of a government hospital at Kanpur, doctors and private practitioners on Saturday protested against occurrence of such incidents. As a sign of protest, doctors wore black bands to work. The protest comes in the wake of an attack by an unidentified person on doctor...
  • Dehradun: 631 cadets graduate from IMA June 8, 2013

    Dehradun: A total of 631 cadets passed out of the Indian Military Academy here on Saturday after completing the rigorous course to join the Indian Army as officers. Before being formally commissioned into the Army, the cadets walked in files at the famed Drill Square set against the historic Chetwode...
  • IMA questions move to airlift Delhi braveheart abroad December 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Condoling the death of the Delhi braveheart, the Indian Medical Association on Saturday questioned the airlifting of the 23yearold victim to Singapore for advanced treatment and wanted to know whether hospitals in India lack infrastructure to treat such patients. The IMA sought to ask the government whether the...
  • Sachin Pilot is now a Territorial Army officer September 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Sachin Pilot on Thursday became the first Union Minister to be commissioned as a regular officer in the Territorial Army, fulfilling his desire to follow his father's footsteps to be in the armed forces. At a ceremony held in New Delhi in South Block, Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh...
  • Sweeper as doctor: IMA 'waiting for probe report' July 10, 2012

    The Indian Medical Association on Tuesday said it condemned the incident in a UP government hospital where a sweeper was allegedly caught givings stitches to a patient. ...
  • AP: Doctors on strike, services unaffected June 26, 2012

    Hyderabad: The state wing of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) staged a protest at government hospitals across the State as part of the medical bodys nationwide strike against the Centres move to bring in a National Commission of Human Resources for Health (NCHRH) Act in place of the Medical Council...
  • SC refuses to stay nationwide doctors' strike June 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay the daylong nationwide strike called by the Indian Medical Association to protest against certain reforms initiated by the Central Government in the medical field. A bench of justices HL Gokhale and Gyan Sudha Misra, however, hoped the doctors would desist from...
  • Indian Medical Association calls for nationwide strike June 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association has called for a nationwide strike on Monday, protesting amendments made to Acts relating to clinical establishment and private practise. However, they have assured that emergency services will not be hit. Medical services in Rajasthan are likely to remain paralysed on Monday when doctors affiliated...
  • Nationwide strike of doctors on June 25: IMA June 24, 2012

    Jaipur: Medical services in Rajasthan are likely to remain paralysed on June 25 when doctors affiliated to IMA will go on a daylong nationwide strike to protest the proposed amendments to acts related to clinical establishment and private practice. "Private hospitals, consulting chambers, diagnostic centres, clinics, nursing homes will remain closed...
  • Beed: Govt promises action on female feoticide cases June 9, 2012

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra state government has promised to act against rampant female foeticide in Beed district that was reported by CNNIBN earlier. The state government will meet Maharashtra Medical Council (MCI), Indian Medical Association (IMA) and radiologists to find a way to curb foeticide. They will all be looking at...
  • Dehra Dun: IMA passing out ceremony today June 9, 2012

    Dehra Dun: A total of 678 Gentleman Cadets (GCs), including 21 from friendly nations, will pass out from the prestigious Indian Military Academy (IMA) in Dehra Dun on Saturday. Bhanu Pratap Singh Mankotia has been selected for the prestigious 'Sword of Honour' award for best allround performance, IMA Commandant Lt Gen...
  • Aamir on healthcare: Patients' body backs show June 8, 2012

    Kolkata: 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 system during his popular television program. The actor, who hosts the Sunday television show 'Satyamev Jayate', has been the target of protests by the Indian...
  • I've not insulted medical profession: Aamir Khan June 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Pats and brickbats Aamir Khan was prepared for it all when he set out to discuss burning issues in his debut TV show 'Satyamev Jayate'. Fearless and convinced about the aim of the show, the actorfilmmaker says he is totally unapologetic about raising the issue of malpractices...
  • Stressed: More doctors in Kerala dying young March 23, 2012

    KOCHI: Are doctors in Kerala dying young, mostly of lifestyle related ailments? Yes, if the Kerala chapter of the Indian Medical Association is to be believed. IMAs social security schemes show that 45 doctors died last year and over half of them were below 50. Most deaths were triggered by...
  • IMA's endorsement of products raises ethical concern May 8, 2008

    New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) is treading shaky ground. It has signed deals to back commercial products, raising ethical concerns. Now Tropicana Juice and Quaker Oats have the stamp of approval of the IMA. It's a global first across all PepsiCo's markets. In a threeyear promotional deal, the two...
  • Med Association in trouble for endorsing PepsiCo May 8, 2008

    New Delhi: Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss is making news yet again, this time for a different reason. Now, he has been criticising the Indian Medical Association for entering into a commercial deal with the food and beverages company PepsiCo. Ramadoss reprimanded the IMA for endorsing Pepsico's Tropicana fruit juices and...
  • 1947 soldiers separated as battlefield foes meet again December 23, 2007

    New Delhi: They trained to be soldiers together but fought against each other on the battlefield. For the batch of 1947, partition was a personal sorrow, however, as they met at the Indian Military Academy 60 years later, their loyalties were intact. 80yearold, AnwarulHaq, a retired brigadier of the Pakistan Army...
  • India needs experts, not Ramadoss to handle health: IMA December 15, 2007

    New Delhi: Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss is simply an MBBS and the country needs experts to manage the portfolio, said the Indian Medical Association (IMA), the apex association of doctors in the country, and asked the minister to involve it in decision making. IMA chief Ajay Kumar Friday said Ramadoss should...
  • Saluting diversity, IMA celebrates its platinum jubilee December 10, 2007

    Dehradoon: The Indian Military Academy is celebrating its platinum jubilee this year and the parade this year was symbolic of the changes that have swept through the academy in the last 75 years. It's a passing out parade that marks the culmination of two years of sweat and discipline...
  • Lookahead: What's making news June 9, 2007

    Mayawati likely to visit Delhi to discuss Presidential poll; over 600 cadets to take part in IMA's passing out parade and Asian XI hope to take an unbeatable lead in AfroAsian Cup. Race for President to hot upThe race for Rashtrapati Bhavan is expected to hot up over the weekend, with...
  • It's women all the way in this mkt October 16, 2006

    Imphal: The Ima market in Imphal appears like any other bazaar in India at the first sight. But on a closer look one finds that there are hardly any male shopkeepers inside the market. The marketplace according to some has been running for more than 200 years. And the unique aspect...