Dental College

  • Dental college student commits suicide by hanging self May 2, 2014

    A 21yearold girl student of a private dental college here allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence, police said on Friday. Promila, a third year student of Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) at a leading private college in Siyani Gate area, was apparently upset over alleged harassment by her...
  • DCI member colludes with ex-college head to get it derecognised February 25, 2014

    Coimbatore: A year after the former chairman of Tamil Nadu Dental Council Dr Gunaseelan was caught accepting bribes from dental colleges for increasing the number of seats, all is not well with the top medical body of India. The trail of shame still continues. CNN-IBN has accessed a report of the...
  • CBI nails Dental Council member in a conspiracy against a TN college February 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Dental Council of India is in the eye of a storm yet again. A Central Bureau of Investigation report states that a member of the DCI colluded with a former principal of a Tamil Nadu college to derecognise it. The CBI report raises questions on the role...
  • News briefs: Theatre artists hold rally in Patna, plan street plays to press for their demand July 26, 2013

    Various artists of theatre groups of the state capital on Friday held a torch rally from Kalidas Rangalay to Multipurpose Cultural Complex in support of their demands. The artists have been protesting in front of the Premchand Rangshala since July 17 demanding removal of Vibha Sinha from the Sangeet Natak Academy. Artists...
  • Dental Council executive committee member resigns February 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Days after CNNIBN aired stories of rampant corruption in the Dental Council of India, another Dental Council executive committee member has resigned. Jammu and Kashmir's nominee to the Dental Council Riyaz Faruq has quit. Dr Faruq told CNNIBN that he was stepping down as he wasn't aware of what...
  • Dental Council of India: The history of controversies February 2, 2013

    New Delhi: In a fresh twist to the Dental Council scam, letters written by the members of Dental Council of India (DCI), accessed exclusively by CNNIBN, have raised serious questions against the present Chairman of the Council, Dr Dibyendu Majumdar. This is clearly not the first time when the Dental...
  • CBI raids Dental Council members at 8 places across India January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday conducted raids on Dental Council of India members at eight places across the country. The raids were conducted in Hyderabad, Chennai, Mangalore and Bangalore among other places. The CBI had recently taken into custody Tamil Nadu Dental Council Chairman Dr R Gunaseelan...
  • Will act against those guilty in dental scam: Dr Gunaseelan January 18, 2013

    The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday summoned state dental council president Dr Gunaseelan Rajan in the case relating to alleged bribe taken by a dental council member for granting approval to a private dental college in Tamil Nadu to start a postgraduate course. Dr Gunaseelan however claimed that his...
  • Dental college scam: CBI summons TN Dental Council President January 18, 2013

    Chennai: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday summoned state dental council president Dr Gunaseelan Rajan in the case relating to alleged bribe taken by a dental council member for granting approval to a private dental college in Tamil Nadu to start a postgraduate course. The CBI had on Sunday...
  • DCI member caught taking bribe from college staff January 8, 2013

    Chennai: A member of the Dental Council of India has been arrested redhanded for taking bribe by the Central Bureau of Investigation. DCI member Dr Murugesan was arrested when he was taking the bribe of Rs 25 lakh from Dr Rambhadran, administrative officer of a dental college. The CBI has registered...
  • Bangalore: Dental course costs NRI dear August 2, 2012

    Bangalore: What was meant be a learning opportunity for a nonresident Indian (NRI) student turned out to be an expensive lesson for her as the lackadaisical attitude of a citybased dental college has resulted in the student losing an academic year. The college, which failed to get her the necessary...
  • T'puram: Dental students launch hunger strike January 10, 2012

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Dental students have begun an indefinite hunger strike in front of the Government Dental College here. This is in protest against the indifference of the State Government to their demands regarding equalising their stipends with that of medical students. "During the last governments term, the stipend of the medical...
  • Karnataka: MBBS students pay Rs 1 lakh to pass June 14, 2011

    Bangalore: One lakh rupees for every mark added that's the going rate in the fake marks scam in Karnataka. If you are an MBBS student, you could pass the university exam by just shelling out money. Evaluating officers will change the marks when they get the copies for retotalling. Students...
  • Reports expose rot in Dental Council August 24, 2010

    The health ministry is deciding on disbanding the Dental Council after reports showed the council has been granting permission to substandard colleges. ...
  • Scam taint: No new dental college for next 5 yrs July 16, 2010

    New Delhi: Union Health Ministry is planning to not let any new dental college come up in the country for the next five years, sources have told CNNIBN. Two months ago the arrest of former Medical Council of India chairman Dr Ketan Desai brought to light the ugly side of medical...