HOSPITALS

  • Army Colonel, one police constable killed in encounter with terrorists in Tral area of J&K's Pulwama district Yesterday

    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 9 Gorkha Rifles (42 Rashtriya Rifles), was injured and shifted to the 92 Base Camp hospital...
  • Australian boy fitted with world's first artificial pancreas 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • Delhi: One person dies due to Swine flu in Ganga Ram Hospital December 26, 2014

    New Delhi: A 51-year-old woman died due to Swine flu in national capital on Friday. The lady was first shifted from Yashoda Hospital to Columbia Asia Hospital in Ghaziabad and then to Ganga Ram Hospital on December 21, 2014. The patient at the time of admission to Ganga Ram Hospital was...
  • Delhi: Nadda visits Safdarjung Hospital, cleans surroundings December 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Thursday paid a surprise visit to Safdarjung Hospital and cleaned the hospital surroundings as part of 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'. Nadda, accompanied by BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi, visited hospital wards, interacted with patients, and inspected the cleanliness maintained at the health facility. "The...
  • Chinese surgeons punished for taking photos with patient December 23, 2014

    Beijing: Several surgeons and nurses of a hospital in China have been punished with a three months salary cut and warnings after they posted pictures posing alongside a patient undergoing surgery. Public anger was sparked when one of the doctors posted five of the pictures from the hospital in Xian,...
  • Sonia Gandhi undergoes breathing exercises, to remain in hospital December 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The condition of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, undergoing treatment for lower respiratory tract infection, is improving and she went through breathing exercises without any problem, doctors said. "Mrs Gandhi is feeling better and her condition is stable. She has undergone breathing exercises without any problem. She will remain under...
  • Sonia Gandhi feeling better, will remain under observation: doctors December 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who has been hospitalised for lower respiratory tract infection, is feeling better but will remain under observation. "Mrs Gandhi is feeling better and her condition is improving. Her medications will continue and she will remain under observation," said Dr Ajay Swaroop, Chairman (Officiating), Board of...
  • Live heart of a 2.5 year-old boy airlifted from Bengaluru to Chennai December 19, 2014

    Bengaluru: In a heart-warming incident, a live heart from a 2.5 year-old boy who died was airlifted from Bangalore to Chennai on Friday. The donor child was admitted to Manipal Hospital for a neurological condition and he was declared brain dead Friday. His parents agreed to donate all his organs...
  • Sonia Gandhi stable and recovering, say doctors December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi is still in hospital after being admitted on Thursday to the Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi for treatment for a lower respiratory tract infection. Doctors treating her said that she is stable and recovering but she will require further treatment. "She was admitted...
  • Kamal Haasan wishes guru K Balachander a speedy recovery December 16, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan has wished his guru K. Balachander, who has been hospitalised due to fever and some age-related ailments, a speedy recovery. Meanwhile, the veteran filmmaker's health is improving, doctors have said. Balachander, 84, was admitted to Cauvery Hospital here Monday. Haasan is currently busy with the post-production work of...
  • Delhi: Baby goes missing from government hospital December 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A two-month-old baby went missing under mysterious circumstances from Lok Nayak Jai Prakash hospital in central Delhi on Friday afternoon with her mother alleging that her child had been stolen. A woman, a resident of Nabi Karim area, had come to visit her eight-year-old child who is admitted in...
  • Dilip Kumar to get discharged from hospital on Thursday December 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who is being treated at Lilavati Hospital for pneumonia, is doing fine now and will be discharged Thursday so he can celebrate his birthday at his residence, says his close family friend Udaya Tara Nayar. "I met him and he is fine now. He has been...
  • Delhi gangrape: What happened on December 16, 2012 and status of the case December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Two years ago on the night of December 16, 2012 the brutal gangrape of a paramedical student by six men on a moving bus in the national capital shook the nation for the sheer brutality and torture inflicted on the hapless girl. The girl and her male friend fought...
  • Veteran actor Dilip Kumar's health now stable; recovering in hospital December 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who was hospitalised yesterday for treatment of pneumonia after he complained of cough and cold, is stable. "Dilip saab is fine. He is stable and recovering. He is in a normal room and not in ICU," a family source said today. The 91-year-old actor was admitted to...
  • Dilip Kumar admitted to a hospital for chest infection; condition not serious December 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Dilip Kumar has been admitted to Leelavati hospital for chest infection. Sources say that Kumar was suffering from severe cold for the last few days. According to Leelavati Hospital, the actor's condition is not serious, and he has been kept in a private room. ...
  • Doctor who botched-up eye surgeries in Gurdaspur arrested December 5, 2014

    Gurdaspur: Soon after the case of botched-up eye surgeries which left 16 people blind in Gurdaspur came to light, the doctor, Dr Vivek Arora, who performed the surgeries has been arrested. A case against Sri Krishna Eye Hospital in Mathura where the doctor works has also been registered. The patients...