Nurse

  • Madrad HC declines to review its order on nurses appointment 13-03-2014 12:04 AM

    Chennai: Madras High Court has declined to review its January 8 judgment upholding the state government's policy to recruit nursing students from both government and private nursing institutions through a competitive examination for available posts in government hospitals. It said the power of judicial review was about rehearing the matter...
  • Protests against Kumar Vishwas reaches Kerala Bhawan in New Delhi 22-01-2014 06:11 PM

    New Delhi: Agitation against Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas has gained momentum with the Kerala Nurses Association holding protests outside Kerala Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. BJP leader KJ Alphons will also be filing a petition against Vishwas before the National Human Rights Commission. Vishwas has come under...
  • Kumar Vishwas apologises for his remarks against Kerala nurses 22-01-2014 02:41 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas on Wednesday apologised for his racist and sexist remark on Kerala nurses. The apology came after various groups including the National Commission for Women criticised the leader for his remark and demanded his resignation. AAP Kerala Convener Manoj Padmanabhan said that Vishwas...
  • Kumar Vishwas refuses to apologise for remarks against Kerala nurses 22-01-2014 01:25 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas on Wednesday refused to apologise for his racist and sexist remarks against nurses from Kerala. Refusing to apologise, Vishwas asked if Bollywood actor Raj Babbar will apologise for raping women in films. However, the AAP Kerala unit has apologised for Vishwas's remarks...
  • Kumar Vishwas should apologise for comments on Kerala nurses: NCW 22-01-2014 12:03 PM

    New Delhi: National Commission for Women chief Mamta Sharma on Wednesday said that Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas should apologise on his comments on Kerala nurses. Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy has also demanded that Vishwas apologise for his derogatory remarks against nurses from the state. A 2008 video...
  • Kerala CM writes to Kejriwal, demands apology from Vishwas on nurses' remark 21-01-2014 07:23 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Acting on the stark comments made by Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas against nurses from Kerala, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Tuesday wrote a letter to party convenor Arvind Kejriwal and demanded an apology from the former. Terming the remark on nurses from Kerala as racist, the Kerala...
  • Why Aam Aadmi Party's Kumar Viswas owes an apology to women 21-01-2014 05:23 PM

    As far as standup acts go, Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Viswas has hit a new and abysmal low with the one in which he trashed nurses from Kerala, called them dark skinned and indirectly implied that they were ugly. The sexist diatribe, part of a show he appeared in...
  • Demand for Kumar Vishwas's public apology grows louder in Kerala 21-01-2014 03:53 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Aam Aadmi Party leaders in Kerala have condemned Kumar Vishwas's statement, but at the same time feel that those scared of the AAP are ransacking their office. The nurses association does not want anything short of an apology from Vishwas and protests will be intensified if their demand...
  • Kerala: Protest against Kumar Vishwas for comment on nurses 20-01-2014 07:52 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: An Aam Aadmi Party office in MG road was vandalised allegedly by two youth Congress workers over comments made by party leader Kumar Vishwas on nurses from the state. The Congress workers alleged that the remarks, made during a speech in Ranchi in 2008 and uploaded on a social...
  • Shocker: Nurses being forced into flesh trade by medical college 30-10-2013 02:01 PM

    In a shocking case, 14 trainee nurses at a private medical college in Ujjain have charged management officials with trying to force them into flesh trade, police said today. The matter was reported to police two days back by the nurses, undergoing internship at the RD Gardi Medical College, who...
  • Yuvraj-led India A eye encore in second one-dayer 16-09-2013 02:48 PM

    Bangalore: Their confidence on high after the comprehensive win in the opener, India A would look to seal the three-match unofficial ODI series against West Indies A in the second 50-over game between the two sides at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Tuesday. Skipper Yuvraj Singh stole the limelight with...
  • Nurse to replace Shillingford in Windies A tour of India 08-09-2013 02:22 PM

    St. John's: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has called up Barbadian Ashley Nurse to the West Indies A team for the upcoming tour of India. Nurse will replace fellow offspinner Shane Shillingford of Dominica on the tour which will include three one-day matches, one Twenty20 and three unoffocial Tests....
  • Student of Padhar Nursing College hangs herself from ceiling fan 09-08-2013 05:23 PM

    A nursing student of Padhar Nursing College in Betul allegedly committed suicide in her hostel room, police said on Friday. The incident took place on Thursday after the girl, a resident of Chhindwara returned to the hostel on Wednesday from her home. She hung herself from the ceiling fan in...
  • Nurse stars in Barbados' win over Antigua 02-08-2013 01:14 PM

    Bridgetown, Barbados: The spin pair of Ashley Nurse and Shakib Al Hasan combined to bowl Barbados Tridents to their second win in a row in the Caribbean Premier League, this one a 12-run success over Antigua Hawksbills at Kensington Oval. Shakib took the second wicket to fall in Antigua's chase...
  • 70 tribal girls to get nursing training 02-08-2013 08:12 AM

    Altogether 70 tribal girls from Maost-hit areas of Saranda in West Singhbhum district have been selected for nursing training under project 'ROSHNI , a joint initiative by Union Rural Development Minister JairamRamesh and Tata Steel's Tribal Cultural Society (TCS). ROSHNI is a skilled development scheme for rural youth aged between...
  • News briefs: New-born found abandoned in express train 30-07-2013 11:52 PM

    A new-born girl was found abandoned in a compartment of Rajya Rani Express. The girl was found during night hours when the train reached Damoh station. The passengers informed the GRP after noticing the baby lying in the coach. The GRP admitted the girl at district hospital where her condition...
  • Manipal student gangrape: Survivor in 'state of trauma' 30-06-2013 01:45 AM

    Udupi: The 22-year old medical student from Kerala who was kidnapped and gangraped at nearby Manipal more than a week ago was in a "state of trauma" and not in a position to speak about the incident now, chief of Kerala Women's Commission KC Rosakutty said on Saturday. The survivor...
  • TN: Man arrested for obscene dance near college hostel 18-05-2013 08:33 PM

    Tuticorin: A 33-year old man was arrested on Saturday for alleged indecent and obscene acts near the government nursing college hostel. The accused had scaled the compound wall of the hostel and stripped himself before dancing, shocking the students, police said. He was arrested on a complaint by the Resident...
  • Savita's death: Midwives warn of more tragedies 13-05-2013 03:30 PM

    London: Midwives and nurses in Ireland have warned that staff shortages at maternity units in the country could lead to a repeat of system failures that were blamed for Savita Halappanavar's death. The 31-year-old dentist had died at Galway University Hospital on October 28, 2012, after a miscarriage at 17...
  • Nurses pivotal to health care system: Pranab Mukherjee 13-05-2013 05:59 AM

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said nursing has evolved into a modern medical profession and nurses have become an indispensable part of the country's health care system. "Nurses form a large part of the health workforce and are the backbone of the health care system. They are pivotal...
  • Thane building collapse: Nurse seeks to adopt survivor 10-05-2013 08:31 AM

    Mumbai: Scarred by the loss of her loved ones in the horrific building collapse in Mumbra in Thane - Sandhya Thakkur, after being miraculously rescued was unable to even open her eyes to those tending to her at the hospital. The little girl symbolised the tragedy in Mumbra. But now,...
  • Pune: Wardboy rapes mentally-challenged woman 21-04-2013 10:54 PM

    Pune: A 22-year-old mentally challenged woman was raped allegedly by a ward boy at a nursing home whose doctors have been arrested on charge of trying to bribe the survivor's family to hush up the matter. The incident occurred at Walhekarwadi in Chinchwad town near Pune on April 16 in...
  • Man arrested for raping 14-year-old stepdaughter 20-04-2013 03:45 AM

    Rohtak: A man has been arrested for allegedly raping his 14-year-old step daughter for over a year, police said in Rohtak on Friday. Three women, including mother of the victim and a doctor, have also been booked by police on charges of getting the victim's abortion done in a private...