Hospital

  • MY Hospital murder case: Accused surrenders before police 12 hours 53 minutes ago

    A 32-year-old history-sheeter carrying reward of Rs 10,000 for allegedly hiring a shooter to murder an undertrial prisoner in a hospital here last week surrendered before police on Monday. "Chintu Thakur who has been absconding for over a week turned himself in before Sanyogitagunj police station, following which he is being...
  • J&K Government revokes licence of private hospital for negligence Yesterday

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Government has revoked the licence of a prominent private hospital and ordered its sealing after an eight-month pregnant woman was allegedly wrongly administered medicine for abortion, leading to the death of her unborn child. Earlier, a doctor and a paramedic of the hospital were arrested following a...
  • Jammu: Hospital gives abortion pill to 8-month pregnant woman 'by mistake' Yesterday

    Jammu: In a shocking case of alleged medical negligence in Jammu, a doctor and two para-medics have been arrested after a eight-month pregnant woman was given abortion pill by mistake. The woman was admitted to a private hospital for glucose fluid intake but was given an abortion pill. The hospital...
  • Mumbai: Doctors baffled after extracting 232 teeth from a 17-year-old's mouth 3 days ago

    Mumbai: In a bizarre incident in Mumbai, doctors extracted 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy and the boy's case could now make it to the Guinness Book of World Records. It is one of the rarest development anomaly in the history of medical science. Doctors in Mumbai's...
  • Nine patients die daily at AIIMS 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Nine patients die on an average daily at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences while undergoing treatment, according to an RTI. Dr Siddhartha Satpathi from Department of Hospital Management said that in the last one year, from April 2013 to March 2014, the Cardio-Neuro Centre (CNC) at...
  • Woman who was stripped, assaulted goes missing from Patna hospital 1 week ago

    The middle-aged woman, who was stripped and assaulted in public for allegedly kidnapping two men, went missing on Monday from a Patna hospital where she undergoing treatment, officials said. Sangita Devi, in her 40s, was stripped and assaulted on Wednesday night for allegedly kidnapping two men who were involved in a...
  • Boy lynched by villagers on suspicion of being a thief July 18, 2014

    An angry mob beat a youth to death at a village in Vaishali district early on Friday suspecting him of being a thief. The unidentified youth, in his 20s, was caught by some villagers when he was wandering in the village. Suspecting him a thief, the villagers mercilessly thrashed the youth and...
  • Prisoner escapes from police custody while being shifted to hospital, five cops suspended July 15, 2014

    An under-trial prisoner escaped on Tuesday from police custody while being shifted to hospital, following which the five policemen on duty were suspended. The kidnap accused, Saddam Hussain (22), escaped from the custody when policemen were shifting him from Raigarh district hospital to Bilaspur for further treatment, Raigarh Additional Superintendent of...
  • Two students killed, 8 critical as train engine hits school van July 15, 2014

    Two students died and eight others, including the driver of school van, were seriously injured when a rail engine rammed into the vehicle at an unmanned railway crossing in Dhanauti of Bihar's Bhojpur district this afternoon, police said. The incident happened when the engine, on its way to Arrah from Sasaram, hit...
  • Hospital elevator buttons hide more germs than toilets July 13, 2014

    Toronto: Elevator buttons are more likely to be colonised by bacteria than toilet surfaces, a new study of three large urban hospitals in Canada has found. "Elevators are a component of modern hospital care, and are used by multiple people with ungloved hands who will later go on to make contact...
  • West Bengal: Seven infant deaths at Malda hospital in 24 hours July 12, 2014

    Malda: In yet another instance exposing the laxity of state government in medical care, seven infants lost their life soon after their birth at West Bengal's Malda Medical College & Hospital. All the deaths took place in the past 24 hours. Hospital deputy superintendent Jyotish Das said the infants were aged...
  • Mafia don Dawood Ibrahim's sister dead July 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Hasina Parker, the elder sister of absconding mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar, died in a private hospital following a massive cardiac arrest, officials said on Sunday. She was admitted to Habib Hospital, Nagpada, in south Mumbai on Saturday night following severe chest pain and breathed her last on Sunday afternoon. Hasina...
  • Prisoner serving life term for murder escapes from BHU Hospital July 6, 2014

    A 35-year-old prisoner serving life term in a murder case escaped from BHU Hospital on Sunday, police said. Zahir-Ul-Haq had been keeping unwell and was admitted to the hospital in Lanka area of the city on July 1, Station Officer Dev Prakash said. Haq, who had been behind the bars at...
  • Two children killed as wall collapses in Muzaffarnagar July 5, 2014

    Two children were killed and as many injured when the wall of a house collapsed at Mujhera village under Miranpur police station in Muzaffarnagar district, police said. The incident took place on Friday evening when the children were playing near the house, they said. Karin (5) and Farin (3) were killed on...
  • Hutara village: Married woman allegedly raped July 4, 2014

    A married woman was on Friday allegedly raped in Hutara village of Ramgarh police station in Palamau district, police said. The incident occurred after the woman went out to relieve herself when, the accused person, Bhola Yadav pounced on her and committed the crime, police said. The victim was also assaulted when...
  • Preetha Reddy to succeed me as Apollo Hospitals Chairman: Prathap C Reddy July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Apollo Hospitals founder chairman Prathap C Reddy said on Thursday his daughter Preetha Reddy is likely to succeed him as the chairman of the group. "As things stand today Preetha is most likely to succeed me as chairman," Apollo Hospitals group chairman Prathap C Reddy told a private...
  • Delhi: 12 students fall ill after mid-day meal July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Twelve students of a government school, aged between five and 12, were admitted to a hospital on Thursday afternoon when they complained of stomach ache after their mid-day meal, police said. Students of Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya in Patparganj area of east Delhi fell ill after eating 'Rajma Chawal' that...
  • Surgeon caught taking bribe on 'Doctors' Day' July 1, 2014

    A government surgeon was caught by sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday while allegedly taking Rs 1500 bribe from a patient. Anil Gupta, a doctor employed with RBM hospital in Bharatpur in Jaipur, was arrested when he was taking a bribe of Rs 1,500 from one Jagan Singh, a piles...
  • Nearly 190 dead due to suspected encephalitis June 30, 2014

    Nearly 190, mostly children from poor families, have died due to suspected encephalitis in Bihar in the last month with three more deaths on Monday, an official said. The maximum number of deaths took place in the state's Muzaffarpur district. Most of these children died at the government-run Sri Krishna Memorial...
  • Raje asks officials to hold public hearings frequently and redress people's grievances at the earliest June 29, 2014

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has asked government officials to hold public hearings frequently and redress people's grievances at the earliest. Government employees should give up the tendency of keeping works pending, said Raje, who, along with her cabinet colleagues and senior officials, has been camping in the Bikaner division as...
  • Bihar: 2 interns working with an associate of Gates Foundation thrashed, jailed for 'sexual assault' June 29, 2014

    Patna: Two young graduates of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, working with an associate of the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation have been charged with sexual assault while conducting a survey at a hospital in Bihar. The families of the accused allege they are being framed. The two conducted...
  • One killed, dozen injured in gas cylinder fire June 27, 2014

    A woman was killed and over a dozen sustained serious burn injuries early on Friday after gas leaked from a cylinder and caught fire in a home in Kanpur, police said. The incident took place at a house in Chamanganj after an LPG cylinder in a house suddenly leaked and within...
  • Ashok Gehlot demands fair probe into 'animal vial' use in Rajasthan June 26, 2014

    Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday demanded from the state government to clarify the facts on the alleged use of animals' antibiotic-injections administered on human being at a Jodhpur government hospital. "The Medical and Health Minister should come forward clarifying the facts and figures on the alleged use of...
  • Bihar CM rules out involvement of Maoists in Rajdhani Express derailment in Chhapra June 25, 2014

    Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday ruled out the involvement of Maoists in the Rajdhani Express derailment in Chapra which left four persons dead and said the incident appears to be a result of "error" on the part of Railways. "Prima facie it does not appear to be the...
  • Karnataka: Baby dies in hospital; family alleges rat bite marks on body June 24, 2014

    Bangalore: A two-month-old baby girl died at a private hospital in Hassan district in Karnataka on Sunday following which her parents alleged that she died due to the negligence of the hospital authorities. According to police, the baby was admitted to Rajeev Hospital in Hassan on Saturday complaining of breathing...
  • Kanye West to install in-house hospital June 24, 2014

    Los Angeles: Rapper Kanye West is planning to install a hi-tech medical unit in his new home. The 37-year-old rapper is reportedly splashing out 3 million pounds (approximately $5,100,000) on an in-house hospital to protect his wife Kim, 33, and their 12-month-old daughter North from any potential medical threats, reports contactmusic.com. A...
  • 52-year-old man stabbed to death by criminals June 24, 2014

    A man was stabbed to death by unidentified miscreants early on Tuesday morning in Jamshedpur on Tuesday, police said. 52-year-old victim, Sudama Singh along with his nephew have gone to relieve on the Swarnarekha river bed after they got down at the Mango bus stand when three miscreants surrounded them and...
  • Three persons found killed with their throats slit June 24, 2014

    In a ghastly incident, three persons were found killed with their throats slit at Kapsandi village in Bihar's Nawada district late on Monday night. Police officials said the throats of all the three persons were slit and they bled to death. The persons have been identified as Umesh Yadav (35), Ravindra...
  • Schumacher's medical records stolen, offered for sale; probe underway June 24, 2014

    Geneva: Medical records purported to be those of Michael Schumacher have been offered for sale and officials are investigating the theft, his agent said, one week after the seven-times Formula One champion came out of a coma. The German driver, who suffered severe head injuries in a ski accident in the...
  • 'For Animal Treatment Only' drugs administered to 300 patients in a government hospital June 23, 2014

    As many as 300 patients in a government hospital have been administered antibiotic injections with vials carrying "For Animal Treatment Only" label, prompting authorities to order a probe into the matter. Deepak Verma, the administrative head of the Mathura Das Mathur Hospital, where the patients were administered Meropenem antibiotic, said this...