Icu

  • Delhi: Son dead, wife, daughter in ICU as man tries to kill them, self January 21, 2014

    New Delhi: An eight-year-old boy died while his sister and mother were battling for their lives after their father allegedly tried to poison his entire family over financial worries, police said. The 35-year-old man, too, has been hospitalised as he slit his throat and wrist. The case was reported in the...
  • Mandela unable to speak, remains quite ill, says former wife Winnie November 17, 2013

    Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela remains "quite ill" and is using facial gestures to communicate with his family and doctors, the former South African President's ex-wife has said. Winnie Madikizela-Mandela said the 95-year-old leader was, however, not on life support but he was no longer talking "because of all the tubes that...
  • Indian woman bus conductor stabbed to death in Dubai November 1, 2013

    An Indian woman bus conductor was stabbed to death allegedly by her husband, who later tried to commit suicide by cutting his wrist, a media report said in Dubai on Friday. Sonia, who was in her 30's, was from Kerala. She was stabbed five times on the chest and other body...
  • Delhi: Condition of student hit by javelin is critical, says his father October 3, 2013

    The student was critically injured when a javelin thrown by a senior student hit him on his head. ...
  • 11-year-old hit by javelin admitted to ICU October 2, 2013

    An 11-year-old student was critically injured when a javelin thrown by a senior student hit him on his head, police said on Wednesday. According to the police, Roshan Lama, a standard VI student of Sarvodaya Government School in C R Park area of South Delhi was roaming with his friends in...
  • Dilip Kumar is recovering, needs rest: Saira Banu September 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The 90-year-old actor was admitted to Lilavati hospital in suburban Bandra on Sunday after suffering a heart attack. He is in still in the ICU. Legendary actor Dilip Kumar is on his road to recovery but needs lot of rest, his wife Saira Banu said on Thursday. "He has to...
  • Sarabjit second Indian to die in Pak's Kot Lakhpat jail May 2, 2013

    Lahore: Sarabjit Singh, who died on Thursday after being comatose for nearly a week following a brutal assault by fellow inmates, became the second Indian prisoner this year to die in Pakistan's notorious Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore. Sarabjit, 49, who was serving a death sentence, was brutally attacked on...
  • Punjab: Pall of gloom descends on Sarabjit's native village May 2, 2013

    Amritsar: A pall of gloom on Thursday descended on Sarabjit Singh's native Bhikhiwind village as soon as the news of his death in a Lahore hospital spread with villagers closing all shops to protest the deadly attack on him. Locals of the sleepy border village started to throng Singh's house...
  • Special aircraft to bring back Sarabjit's body May 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Thursday told the family of Sarabjit Singh who died in a Lahore hospital that his body would be flown back to India in a special aircraft. "The Home Minister assured the family that a special aircraft would be arranged to bring...
  • Sarabjit's family to meet Home Minister on Thursday May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The family of Sarabjit Singh, who is lying in coma in a Lahore hospital after an attack in a Pakistan jail, will meet Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde in New Delhi on Thursday to seek his better treatment and bringing him back home. Official sources said Shinde has...
  • Sarabjit attacked: No action taken against jail authorities May 1, 2013

    Lahore: Reports about the suspension of several Pakistani jail officials after the brutal assault on Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh last week have turned out to be an eyewash as authorities are yet to take action against anyone in Kot Lakhpat Jail. Immediately after the assault on Sarabjit by...
  • India has not been firm with Pakistan: Sushma Swaraj May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: As the family of Indian death row prisoner in Pakistan Sarabjit Singh said he was "clinically dead", opposition leader Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday slammed the government for not dealing with Islamabad "firmly". "Whatever happened with Sarabjit in Pakistan, India has not talked as firmly with them (Pakistan government) as...
  • Sarabjit's condition deteriorates further: Official sources May 1, 2013

    Lahore/Islamabad: The condition of Indian national Sarbajit Singh, comatose in a Lahore hospital after a brutal assault last week, further deteriorated tonight though doctors had not declared him brain dead, official sources said. The sources told PTI that Sarabjit's condition continued deteriorating through the day and his blood pressure was being...
  • Sarbajit Singh's condition deteriorates, say doctors April 30, 2013

    Lahore: Doctors treating Indian death row convict Sarbajit Singh, comatose in a Lahore hospital after a brutal assault last week, on Tuesday said his condition had deteriorated. Allama Iqbal Medical College principal Mahmood Shaukat, the head of a four-member medical board this is supervising Sarabjit's treatment, confirmed that his condition...
  • Sarabjit may be brain dead, sister to come back to India April 30, 2013

    Lahore/New Delhi: Indian prisoner in Pakistan Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur reportedly will be coming back to India via Wagah border on Wednesday to seek advice on whether ventilator support to her brother should be withdrawn. There have been hints that 49-year-old Sarabjit is brain dead and is being sustained...
  • Sarabjit's life was at threat post Afzal Guru's execution: Sister April 26, 2013

    Amritsar: Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's sister on Friday said there was constant threat to her brother's life in Pakistan after the hanging of Afzal Guru and "suspecting attack" she had approached authorities but no action was taken. Shocked over the attack on her brother by fellow prisoners inside the Kotlakhpatrai...
  • US: George Bush senior shifted to intensive care unit December 27, 2012

    Houston: Former President George HW Bush has been admitted to the intensive care unit at a Houston hospital "following a series of setbacks including a persistent fever," but he is alert and talking to medical staff, his spokesman said on December 26. Jim McGrath, Bush's spokesman in Houston, said in...
  • Delhi ICU deaths: Families of victims seek justice December 6, 2012

    It's been three days since five people died at government-run Shushruta Trauma Centre after their oxygen supply was allegedly cut off during maintenance work but the special committee formed by the state health department is yet to submit its detailed incident report. The hospital has shifted the blame entirely on...
  • Delhi ventilator snag kills 5: Who is responsible? December 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The police on Wednesday arrested a Delhi government hospital's technician and the supervisor in a medical negligence case after five ICU patients died after their oxygen supply was cut off during maintenance work. Sushruta Trauma Centre authorities said that the hospital had nothing to do with the oxygen...
  • Delhi ICU deaths: Police arrest 2 December 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police arrested two people in connection with the horrific deaths of patients caused due to negligence at the Sushruta Trauma Centre, a government hospital, in the capital on Tuesday evening. The two have been identified as Amit Katoch and Mohan Sharma. While Katoch is the technician...
  • Chennai: Docs sew woman up with surgical swab inside September 18, 2012

    Chennai: A 30-year-old woman landed up in the Intensive Care Unit of a hospital in Tondiarpet due to severe infection caused by a surgical napkin that found its way inside her during an earlier surgery. The napkin has since been surgically removed. According to Mahesh (31), the husband of the...
  • Bokaro: Three patients die in ICU fire September 8, 2012

    Bokaro: Three patients died of burns after a fire broke out in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a private hospital at Bokaro in Jharkhand, hospital sources said on Saturday. "A short circuit in the air-conditioner, which was installed in the ICU, caused the fire," Managing Director of K Memorial Hospital...
  • Photos of woman's headless body put husband in ICU August 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Investigations by Unit XI of Crime Branch into the murder of a 32-year-old woman have hit a hurdle after the husband - a key suspect - had to be admitted to ICU after being shown photographs of the victim's headless corpse. The body was found at Malwani no 8...
  • Paediatric ICU to be set up at RCC soon November 4, 2011

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The paediatric oncology division in the Regional Cancer Centre (RCC) here, considered to be the first and best in the country, is likely to further improve its services with the setting up of a Paediatric Oncology Intensive Care Unit. Giving an impetus to the proposed project, Shashi Tharoor MP  has...
  • Hospital infections have Indian doctors worried October 3, 2011

    New Delhi: India is hosting a global summit on antibiotic resistance in the Capital this week. This comes post the NDM1 superbug controversy which had put the spotlight on hospital acquired infections. Hospital acquired infections are a dangerous trend that has doctors in India worried. Dr Gaurav Gupta said,...
  • Sonia Gandhi recovering, out of ICU August 6, 2011

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi has been shifted out of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), where she was kept under observation for 24 hours post surgery. "Sonia Gandhi remained in the ICU for 24 hours and has thereafter been moved out. Her family has expressed gratitude on her behalf for...
  • Bhupen Hazarika hospitalized June 30, 2011

    Mumbai: Music maestro Bhupen Hazarika has been admitted to the intensive care unit of a hospital in suburban Andheri here after he complained of breathing problems. The 85-year-old was hospitalised yesterday after he suffered breathing problems. He was treated immediately. He is stable and doing fine, hospital sources told PTI today. The...
  • Ramdev's condition improving: doctors June 11, 2011

    Dehra Dun: The health condition of yoga guru Ramdev, who was admitted to a hospital on Friday, is improving and he is being treated in a VIP ward, doctors attending on him said on Saturday. Ramdev, who was admitted to the Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences on Friday evening after...
  • Rajinikanth in ICU in Singapore hospital May 29, 2011

    Singapore: Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, who was flown to Singapore from Chennai for treatment, has been admitted to intensive care unit of the city-state's Mount Elizabeth Hospital and is stated to be in a stable condition. The 61-year-old actor is in stable condition, the Channel News Asia reported last night quoting Dhanush,...
  • Superstar Rajinikanth shifted out of ICU May 22, 2011

    Chennai: Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, undergoing treatment here for gastrointestinal and respiratory problems, was shifted out of the ICU to a private ward on Sunday evening. A hospital bulletin said he was taken to the private ward around 7 pm but did mention when the "Endhiran" star would be discharged. "He is cheerful...