MEDICAL FACILITIES

  • Fort Hood shooter sentenced to death for 2009 killings August 29, 2013

    A military jury on Wednesday sentenced a US Army psychiatrist to death for the 2009 mass murder of 13 people, mostly unarmed soldiers, at Fort Hood, Texas, which the convicted gunman said he committed in retaliation for US wars in the Muslim world. Major Nidal Hasan, who shouted "Allahu Akbar" ("God...
  • Jury begins deliberating life or death for Fort Hood shooter August 29, 2013

    Prosecutors in the trial of US Army Major Nidal Hasan on Wednesday asked the jury to sentence him to death for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, saying the convicted gunman is a criminal and "never will be a martyr." ~~amp;nbsp; The military jury of 13 officers who convicted Hasan...
  • Fort Hood shooter convicted of massacre, could get death penalty August 24, 2013

    A military jury convicted US Army psychiatrist Major Nidal Hasan of all 13 charges of premeditated murder and all 32 charges of attempted premeditated murder on Friday for the November 2009 shooting spree against unarmed soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas. The convictions mean Hasan could face the death penalty by lethal...
  • Fort Hood shooter selected 'personal kill zone', says prosecutor August 23, 2013

    The US Army psychiatrist who has admitted shooting dead 13 fellow soldiers in 2009 chose one station at a Fort Hood medical facility as his "personal kill zone" because he knew it would be packed with soldiers, a prosecutor said on Thursday in closing arguments of a court-martial. Major Nidal Hasan,...
  • Dengue grips Bihar, 18 dead, over 1,000 cases reported October 31, 2012

    The dengue menace continues in Bihar. Over 300 patients have been admitted to government hospitals so far and 18 people have lost their lives. Many more patients have been admitted to private hospitals and as per rough estimates, the figure could well be over 1,000. Only three blood banks in...
  • Muslims at the bottom of healthcare: Kapil Sibal October 1, 2012

    Aligarh: Kapil Sibal, minister for HRD, communications and IT on Saturday said that the Muslim community in India was at the "bottom of the pile" as far as healthcare was concerned. "It is unfortunate, but health parameters indicate that the Muslim community in India are at the bottom of the pile....
  • Assam: Medical help eludes starving workers February 15, 2012

    Silchar: The malnourished and starving workers of the tea garden of Silchar don't get the essential medical help as the area has a nonfunctional national rural health mission with no qualified doctors, electricity and water supply. Even with wages that are lower than the minimum wage, workers went back to the...
  • Delhi govt to standardise medical facilities in schools April 26, 2009

    New Delhi: Spurred on by the Akkriti Bhatia case where 17yearold student of Modern School died in school premises of an asthma attack the Delhi government has decided to standardise medical facilities across private and government schools in the Capital. But even as the debate continues on whether...