HOSPITALS

  • Sonam Kapoor shows signs of speedy recovery after being diagosed with swine flu Yesterday

    Mumbai: Sonam Kapoor, who went for a checkup at a Rajkot hospital on Saturday, was diagnosed with swine flu. However her publicist says the actress is on the road to recovery. According to the representative, there are too many "unofficial and irresponsible statements being made on Sonam's behalf" and that's the...
  • Telangana CM to relocate Secretariat to Hospital site citing poor vaastu conditions Yesterday

    Hyderabad: While Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao's belief in vaastu is well known, he has found himself in the middle of a controversy after the Opposition accused him of wasting state funds over shifting the state Secretariat citing vaastu as a reason. The Telangana government has decided to build a...
  • India keeps tight rein on public health spending in 2015-16 Budget 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Indian government on Saturday kept its healthcare Budget for 2015-16 on a tight leash and asked states to contribute more funds for running the country's flagship health programmes. The government announced 297 billion rupees ($4.81 billion) for its main health department, roughly 2 per cent higher than current...
  • Heart harvested in Bengaluru, transplanted in Hyderabad 3 days ago

    Hyderabad: In a swift operation, a heart harvested from an accident-victim was air-lifted on Saturday from Bengaluru in one-and-an-half hour and transplanted successfully in a 46-year-old woman at Yashoda hospital in Hyderabad. A 15-member team headed by Dr AGK Gokhale peformed the transplantation surgery on Padma, a home-maker from Kothagudem in...
  • Bandh in Maharashtra to condemn CPI leader Govind Pansare’s murder February 22, 2015

    Mumbai: A bandh is being observed in Maharashtra on Sunday, following a call from the Left parties, to protest the cold-blooded murder of veteran CPI leader Govind Pansare. The Opposition Congress and the NCP have also declared their support for the Left-sponsored protest. RPI leader Ramdas Athawale participated in a 'rasta...
  • Has India taken the swine flu outbreak too lightly? February 19, 2015

    Swine flu scare became worse on Thursday with over 700 people having died and 11,071 cases getting reported so far in the country in 2015. ...
  • Swine flu scare: As death toll constantly rises, chemists report shortage of medicines February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Chemists are reporting a shortage of swine flu medication at a time when 39 people have died in the country over the last 24 hours and 624 people have lost their lives due to the deadly H1N1 virus in less than two months. However, the government is claiming...
  • Status check: Is RML hospital ready to tackle Swine flu? February 17, 2015

    Swine flu is spreading its tentacles and has claimed 624 lives across the country in the last 45 days. CNN-IBN on Tuesday visited RML hospital in the national capital to check whether the hospital is ready to tackle Swine flu. ...
  • Swine flu claims 624 lives, 9,311 cases reported so far across India in 2015 February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Swine flu is spreading its tentacles and has claimed 624 lives across the country in the last 45 days. A total of 9,311 people have contracted swine flu in 2015 with Gujarat, Rajasthan, Telangana, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh the worst-affected states with their respective tolls standing at 150,...
  • Maharashtra's former home minister and NCP leader RR Patil dies in Mumbai February 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Former Maharashtra home minister and Nationalist Congress Party leader RR Patil on Monday died in Mumbai. Former minister was suffering from advance stage of Oral Cancer and was on ventilator support in Lilavati Hospital of Mumbai. The leader held important ministries under Prithviraj Chavan-led Congress-NCP government in Maharashtra. ...
  • Senior journalist Diptosh Majumdar passes away February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Senior journalist Diptosh Majumdar on Sunday passed away at a private hospital in Delhi. He was 55. He is survived by his wife. Majumdar, who was National Affairs Editor at NewsX, was suffering from Acute Myelocytic Leukemia (AML), one type of blood cancer. He was admitted to the Apollo...
  • 'Batman Forever' actor Val Kilmer hospitalised in Los Angeles after 'complication' February 1, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Val Kilmer, best-known for his roles in "Batman Forever" and "The Doors," said on Saturday he was at a Los Angeles hospital for observation following what he called a "complication." The 55-year-old film and stage star posted to his Facebook page after media reports that he had been...
  • Madhya Pradesh: 11-year-old, beaten by police for riding his bicycle, dies of burns January 31, 2015

    Indore: An 11-year-old girl on Saturday died, two days after she is said to have set herself on fire after allegedly being thrashed and threatened by a policeman. Assistant sub-inspector Prakash Jaroliya had allegedly beaten up Yasmeen (11) for riding his bicycle without permission. "The doctors at Maharaja Yeshwantrao Hospital tried...
  • GNLF founder Subhash Ghisingh dies January 29, 2015

    New Delhi: Gorkha National Liberation Front founder Subhash Ghisingh, who spearheaded the Gorkhaland movement in the 1980s, died on Thursday at the age of 78. He was suffering from liver ailments and cancer and breathed his last at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. "He was admitted to the hospital five days...
  • Army Colonel, one police constable killed in encounter with terrorists in Tral area of J&K's Pulwama district January 27, 2015

    Pulwama: An Indian Army Colonel was killed on Tuesday in an encounter with Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists in Tral Area of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir. Colonel Munindra Nath Rai, the Commanding Officer of 42 Rashtriya Rifles, was injured and shifted to the 92 Base Camp hospital at the Badami...
  • Australian boy fitted with world's first artificial pancreas January 22, 2015

    Sydney: A four-year-old Australian boy has become the first patient in the world to be fitted with an artificial pancreas. Xavier Hames has type 1 diabetes and is at constant risk of hypoglycaemia when low glucose levels can result in seizures, coma or death. But Hames was fitted with a pancreas-like...
  • Uber cab case: Doctor confirms woman was raped January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: A doctor of a government hospital, who had examined the victim in the Uber cab rape case, on Wednesday, confirmed before a Delhi court that the 25-year-old woman was sexually assaulted. Deposing as a prosecution witness, the doctor of Bara Hindu Rao Hospital told the court that she had...
  • Uber rape: Scratches on survivor's neck suggest strangulation, says Doctor January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: A doctor, who had examined the survivor in the Uber cab rape case after the incident, on Monday told a Delhi court that scratch marks were found on her neck showing an attempt was made to strangulate her. Deposing as a prosecution witness, Dr Kaveri of Bara Hindu...
  • Odia actor Hara Patnaik dead January 13, 2015

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha's popular actor-director Hara Patnaik died today at a private hospital here, his family sources said. He was 56. Patnaik is survived by his wife Jharana and two daughters. Patnaik, who has ruled the hearts of legions of cine lovers in Odisha for decades, was suffering from blood cancer since...
  • Man at Texas hospital has surrendered, says Sheriff's office January 11, 2015

    Tomball: Authorities say the father of a patient at a Texas hospital who became distraught over his son's condition has surrendered without incident. They said he did not have a weapon. The Harris County Sheriff's Office said on Saturday night that the man had been with his adult son inside a...
  • Man holds 2 people hostage at Texas hospital: Sheriff's office January 11, 2015

    Houston: Authorities say a man believed to be the father of a patient has taken at least two people hostage at a hospital near Houston. It was not immediately clear if the man was armed. The Harris County Sheriff's Office said Saturday night it believed the man was a distraught parent...
  • Five new cases of swine flu in Delhi January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Five new cases of swine flu were reported on Saturday in the national capital taking the total figure to 40 so far this year. Swine flu has claimed three lives till now. On Friday, a 38-year-old woman from Uttam Nagar succumbed to the H1N1 virus at Ram Manohar...
  • Three swine flu deaths in Delhi, doctor among 9 new cases January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi on Wednesday reported the third death caused by swine flu, and nine new cases that included a woman doctor from the city's Lady Hardinge hospital, which prompted the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the city health department to hold a meeting to review the situation. According...
  • Mutation of land purchased by Robert Vadra's firms in Rajasthan cancelled January 4, 2015

    Jaipur: The mutation of land purchased in Rajasthan by Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra's firm Skylight Hospitality Private Limited has been cancelled by the state government on Sunday. Vadra's Skylight Hospitality's transaction with DLF had been under the scanner for a long time. The areas include Gajner, Goileri and Kolayat Tehsil. District...
  • Living It Up: The hospital born disease January 3, 2015

    In this segment of Living it up know about the antibiotic infections and hospital born disease. ...
  • Robert Vadra's Skylight hospitality issued tax notice, to explain his controversial land deals: Sources January 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Robert Vadra's owned Skylight hospitality firm has been issued a tax notice on Thursday. The Income-Tax department has asked Vadra to explain all his controversial land deals and financial transactions. This is not the first time Vadra has been accused. Prior to...
  • Cold wave: 3 homeless persons found dead in Delhi December 28, 2014

    New Delhi: As Delhi reeled under a severe cold wave, three homeless persons were found dead in the national capital on Sunday even as Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung asked authorities to ensure shelters for all those spending nights under the open sky. NGO, Holistic Development, which works for homeless people, said...
  • Delhi hospitals put on alert following swine flu death December 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi government has put all its designated hospitals on alert and has asked them take appropriate measures and follow the standard protocols for treating swine flu patients in the wake of the death of a 51-year-old woman due to the virus. With 32 confirmed cases of H1N1 in the...
  • Government hospitals equipped to deal with Swine Flu, says JP Nadda December 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Health Minister JP Nadda said there was no need to panic as several government hospitals in the national capital were equipped to deal with Swine Flu. The remarks came a day after a 51-year-old woman died due to swine flu in Ghaziabad. Naada said, "17 government hospitals have...
  • Hyderabad's 'kissing baba' arrested, referred to mental hospital December 26, 2014

    Hyderabad: A fake godman who hugs and kisses devotees to "remove" their affliction and "solve" financial and domestic problems was arrested by Proddatur Police on Thursday. The bogus godman, popularly known as "kissing baba", has been "treating" people suffering from ill health with his hugs and kisses for the last...