AIIMS

  • AIIMS gets new CVO for three months 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Manoj Jhalani, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has been appointed as the Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) of AIIMS till February 13. "In continuation of this Department's Office Memorandum dated 14.8.2014...the matter has been examined and with approval of Union Health Minister, it has been...
  • Bilaspur tragedy: Is government health infrastructure in need of a revamp? 1 week ago

    A surgeon who has been arrested for conducting 83 botched sterilisation surgeries that left 14 women dead, accused the administration of framing him and blamed "poor quality" medicines supplied by the state government for the tragedy. ...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's viscera likely to be sent abroad for further analysis 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Delhi police may send the viscera samples of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar to forensic laboratories abroad for further analysis, reports suggested on Thursday. A UK-based laboratory has been zeroed in which has advanced technique which can help ascertain whether Sunanda died of poisoning. Sunanda was mysteriously...
  • Bilaspur medical tragedy: State government blames doctors November 12, 2014

    Bilaspur: Death toll in botched up sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh has risen to 14. one person has also died in a similar government run camp in the same district. Meanwhile, taking suo moto cognizance of the issue, the Chhattisgarh High Court has sought a detailed report within...
  • NHRC seeks report from Chhattisgarh government within 2 weeks over Bilaspur botched-up sterilisation case November 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) has sent a notice to the Chhatisgarh government over Bilaspur incident demanding a report into the incident within two weeks. 12 women died and more than 70 others were in a serious condition following sterilization on the 8th November, 2014 at a Government...
  • Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy: Death toll rises to 12, doctors from AIIMS to attend to victims November 12, 2014

    Bilaspur: The death toll of the victims which underwent unsuccessful sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh has risen up to 12 with nearly fifty still admitted in the hospital. A team of doctors from AIIMS will be attending the victims in Chhattisgarh. According to Health Ministry officials, the government of...
  • Sleuths re-examine Sunanda Pushkar's room, collect more 'evidence' November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The hotel room, where former Union minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead under mysterious circumstances on January 17, has been re-examined by police and forensic experts who claimed to have found some fresh evidence. According to police officials, they have stumbled upon fluid marks on the...
  • 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...
  • Irom Sharmila taken to AIIMS due to deteriorating condition October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A retired Delhi Police officer told a court here that rights activist Irom Sharmila, facing trial for allegedly attempting suicide during her fast-unto-death here in 2006, was shifted to a hospital after her health condition had deteriorated during the fast. Deposing as a prosecution witness, Delhi Police's retired...
  • I was never a good student, PM Modi tells AIIMS graduates October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed a convocation of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the national capital and said, "I was never a good student, nor did I get a chance to receive an award." While addressing the convocation, Modi advised the students to...
  • Delhi Police ACP assaulted by unknown men near Lodhi crematorium, 3 held October 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Assistant Commissioner of Police Amit Singh attached to the special cell of the Delhi Police was brutally assaulted by unknown men near Lodhi Crematorium in South Delhi on Thursday evening. The ACP was on his way to the police headquarters when the incident took place. Eyewitnesses claim...
  • SC asks AIIMS to review Asaram's medical reports October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the AIIMS to set up a medical board to review the medical papers and reports of spiritual guru Asaram Bapu who is suffering from neurological aliment trigeminal neuralgia and whether he required surgery. A bench of Justice TS Thakur, Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel...
  • SC directs AIIMS to review medical records of Asaram and submit report within 4 weeks October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the All India Institute of Medical Sciences to review the medical records of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, who is in jail in a rape case, and submit the report within four weeks. Earlier in August, the SC had directed the constitution of a...
  • Not acquired any assets of Sunanda: Shashi Tharoor in statement in HC October 12, 2014

    Kochi: Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor has informed the Kerala High Court he had not acquired any assets of his late wife Sunanda Pushkar either individually or jointly with her son or anybody else as her movable and immovable assets are not yet "ascertainable or estimable". In...
  • NCW seeks action in Sunanda Pushkar's case October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Commission for Women (NCW) has sought an action taken report from Delhi police in the case of Sunanda Pushkar's death in the wake of a new medical report. The Commission has also asked for the fresh medical report from the police, submitted by AIIMS doctors on...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's son wants speedy end to inquiry into her death October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Sunanda Pushkar's son Shiv Pushkar Menon on Saturday asked the Delhi Police to conclude the inquiry into his mother's death expeditiously and impartially and expressed dismay at people "conjecturing" on the cause of her death. In a statement, Shiv, currently in Dubai, termed the recent speculation in the...
  • Have been waiting for police report on Sunanda Pushakr's death, says Shashi Tharoor October 11, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Breaking his silence, former Union Minister and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday said he has always been cooperating with the police and is awaiting their report on the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar. His remarks came days after a new report by the three-member panel of doctors, who...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's family demands CBI probe October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A member of Sunanda Pushkar's family demanded a CBI probe into her mysterious death after a fresh report was submitted to the police by AIIMS doctors on the reasons for her demise that added a new twist to the controversy. Sunanda's cousin Ashok Kumar claimed that the reasons...
  • Congress leader ND Tiwari admitted in AIIMS for routine check-up October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran Congress leader ND Tiwari has been admitted to AIIMS here for a routine check-up in its medicine department. "He (Tiwari) was admitted for a routine check-up in the medicine department. He is likely to be discharged on Saturday," said a senior doctor at AIIMS. Tiwari, 89, recently...
  • Shashi Tharoor declines to comment on fresh report on wife Sunanda's death October 10, 2014

    Chennai: Former union minister Sashi Tharoor declined to comment on the fresh report by AIIMS doctors on the mysterious death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar that concluded she died of poisoning. The Congress MP and former Minister of State for HRD, who was the chief guest at the graduation day...
  • Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar died of poisoning, claims AIIMS probe team report October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The three-member panel of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) report has claimed that traces of poison were found in Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's body at the time of her death. AIIMS doctors are claiming that the report reaffirms their stand on the...
  • Sunanda Pushkar died due to poisoning, doctors say in fresh report October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: A team of AIIMS doctors has submitted a fresh report to police on the mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of former Union minister Shashi Tharoor, maintaining that she died of poisoning. The new report by the three-member panel of doctors, who had conducted the autopsy on her,...
  • Arun Jaitley kept in special isolation facility September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley has been kept in a special isolation facility at the Cardiothoracic and Neurosciences Centre in AIIMS. "Has been advised complete isolation and is being lodged at the Cardiothoracic and Neurosciences Centre at AIIMS. A team of doctors from different departments are...
  • Arun Jaitley making good recovery from respiratory infection September 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is making good recovery from a respiratory infection but has moved from a private hospital to an isolation facility at AAIMS on Sunday to avoid any recurrence. Jaitley, 61, who was hospitalised a few days ago after undergoing a planned diabetes management surgery on...
  • Delhi: Maoist admitted to AIIMS, likely to be operated; HC told September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A suspected Maoist, suffering from brain tumour, has been admitted to the AIIMS for undergoing an urgent operation, the Delhi High Court was informed on Tuesday. Justice Vibhu Bakhru, who had yesterday asked Delhi Police and authorities at All India Institute of Medical Sciences to immediately attend to 38-year-old...
  • Delhi: HC asks AIIMS to provide urgent treatment to undertrial Maoist September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday came to the help of a jailed suspected Maoist, who needs urgent surgery for brain tumour, by asking city police and AIIMS authorities to provide "immediate treatment" to him. Chandan Deonath, 38, who has been in Saraikela jail in Jamshedpur district of...
  • Delhi: Decomposed body of an unidentified woman found September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: A decomposed body of an unidentified woman was recovered today from the dumping ground of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) in southeast Delhi's Jaitpur area, police said. "The matter came to light at about 9.30 AM yesterday after a man walking past the dumping yard behind NTPC saw...
  • Ayush Mission, a significant step in history, says Harsh Vardhan September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Describing the launch of Ayush Mission as a "significant step" in history of Indian public health, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said on Tuesday that the government wants to popularise holistic treatment throughout the country. "The Union Cabinet's approval of the National Ayush Mission will set in motion...
  • Italian Marines case: Plea filed in SC for medical examination of Latorre September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A victim, who was injured in firing by two Italian Marines today approached Supreme Court pleading it not to allow one of the accused Massimiliano Latorre, who claimed to have suffered brain stroke recently, to leave the country without verifying his medical condition. The victim, Freddy, who is also...
  • AIIMS revamps OPD appointment system September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: People who wish to avail medical services at Out Patient Department (OPD) in AIIMS will now be able to book appointment of doctors online or through mobile phones. The new system known as 'IVR Based appointment system' makes it possible to book an appointment without human interaction from...