Paramedic

  • Chennai: Medical student found dead; senior girl student arrested June 24, 2014

    Chennai: A second-year paramedical girl student of a private medical college in Chennai was found dead in her hostel room under mysterious circumstances and a senior student has been arrested in connection with the case, police said on Tuesday. The body of the 19-year-old girl was found last night and a...
  • 22 more encephalitis deaths in Gorakhpur; leave of all doctors, paramedical staff cancelled November 6, 2013

    With another 22 deaths due to encephalitis in the past five days in Gorakhpur, the Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday cancelled the leave of all doctors and paramedical staff, an official said. This has been done to ensure that the health department is present in full strength to attend to the...
  • Delhi gangrape: A look at where the case stands August 23, 2013

    New Delhi: While the country is shocked yet again at the state of safety of women in the country following the gangrape of a Mumbai photojournalist, we take a look at the status of the investigation in the December 2012 Delhi rape case which had led to protests across the...
  • US to give 'women of courage award' to Delhi braveheart posthumously March 5, 2013

    Washington: United States has selected the 23-year-old Delhi braveheart for the International Women of Courage Award. The award to the braveheart would be presented posthumously by the First Lady Michelle Obama and the Secretary of State John Kerry, on March 8, an official announcement said on Monday. "For millions of Indian...
  • Karnataka sets up dedicated women's helpline January 3, 2013

    Bangalore: Stepping up measures for women's saftey in the backdrop of growing demand for such action, Karnataka government on January 3 set up a dedicated helpline. Women in distress and those facing threat of attack including molestation could call on phone number 1091. The helpline in Bangalore would work 24x7,...
  • Delhi gangrape: Victim walks a few steps December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The 23-year old victim of gangrape in Delhi is showing positive signs of recovery while undergoing treatment in Safdarjung Hospital. The young paramedic student, who has been off the ventilator for almost two days now, was made to get up from her bed and take a few steps. Doctors...
  • Dikshit announces security measures to curb crime December 20, 2012

    New Delhi: As protests erupted over the gangrape of a 23-year-old, the Delhi government on Thursday announced a raft of measures including setting up of a round-the-clock control room for women in distress and proposing a stringent law to check crime against them. Briefing about the measures, Chief Minister Sheila...
  • Delhi gangrape: Police quiz absconder's family December 20, 2012

    Aurangabad: The Delhi police team, that came here in search of Akshay Thakur, an accused in Delhi gangrape case, returned on Thursday with "vital" information on the fugitive. Aurangabad acting superintendent of police Pranav Kumar said the Delhi police team rigorously questioned the father and brother of the accused, who...
  • Delhi gangrape: Doctors remove victim's intestines December 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The intestines of the 23-year-old woman who was gang-raped and brutally assaulted in Delhi by a group of men Sunday night have been removed in a two-hour surgery, doctors said Wednesday, adding that the victim is "still critical". Describing the incident as "one of the most tragic incidents" that...
  • Delhi gangrape: Police identify four suspects December 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi Police have made some progress in the brutal assault and gangrape of a medical student on Sunday night. Sources say police have identified four men who raped and assaulted the girl. The bus, inside which the horrific crime took place, was found in a school campus in...
  • Delhi gangrape victim critical after intestinal damage December 18, 2012

    New Delhi: The victim of the brutal gangrape in south Delhi's Vasant Vihar area is said to be in a critical condition and fighting for her life in the ICU of the Safdarjung hospital after suffering intestinal damage during the horrific assault. The doctors attending to her said that she...
  • Delhi cops set to play paramedics too March 14, 2009

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Personnel are all set to turn into life savers and that too quite literally. The Delhi police in collaboration with an NGO has started a training programme in life saving techniques for its 2000 personnel. The programme will be conducted over a period of two months by...
  • Indian paramedics to the rescue in Myanmar May 22, 2008

    New Delhi: A team of 50 Indian paramedics has begun helping cyclone survivors in Myanmar's Irrawaddy delta. The team is treating hundreds of people in worst cyclone-hit areas of Pyanpon and Bogale, southwest of Yangon. The team is travelling by boats to villages in the areas in the delta region. "They...