India  /  Published 09.05.21

Ex-MP row with Rudy over parked ambulances

Former Madhepura MP and Jan Adhikar Party president Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav has triggered a controversy after raiding a place where over two dozen ambulances purchased from the funds provided ...
By PTI in Chapra

Calcutta  /  Published 07.05.21

Residents’ forum buys Covid ambulance

An ambulance has been purchased by the New Town Forum and News (NTFN), a social organisation set up by New Town residents, to ferry the Covid affected. “Getting an ambulance to carry a Covid po...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

India  /  Published 23.04.21

Ambulance in UP hijacked, 2 die

A group of men in Lucknow allegedly hijacked a government ambulance for use by a Covid patient while it was on its way to pick up a non-Covid patient. Eventually, both patients died. The ambulance dr...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.04.21

Ambulances with bodies block road

However, since Monday morning, cremation got stopped owing to lack of wood and other paraphernalia, inconveniencing not just those who had lost their loved ones, but also ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 19.04.21

Shifting gears: guitar and ambulance

You need hard work and patience, says Arup Karan, whether you are driving an ambulance or playing the guitar. He should know, because he does both. The 47-year-old resident of Oriya Bagan in Beleghat...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta


India  /  Published 12.04.21

In UP, even dead have to queue up

Long lines of crammed ambulances, some carrying up to three dead patients, have formed before Lucknow’s two crematoriums since Thursday. Some of the ambulances are having to wait two days or ev...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Books  /  Published 03.02.21

Book on Padma Shri ‘Ambulance Dada’

Known fondly to his villagers as “bike ambulance dada”, Karimul Hak, the man who has saved thousands of lives with his idea of motorbike ambulance, making immediate healthcare available to...
By Priyanka Roy (t2 intern)

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.12.20

IOC help for Ranchi health centres

Ranchi district administration has signed an MoU with Indian Oil Corporation for setting up state-of-art labour rooms at primary health centres (PHC) in Nagri and Kuchu on the outskirts of the capital...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 05.08.20

Call govt or CMC for ambulance: Official

Covid-19 patients in need of an ambulance can call up the Calcutta Municipal Corporation or the state health department, instead of private operators who are asking for a premium to ferry patients, th...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.08.20

Jharkhand patient dies waiting for ambulance

The death of a suspected Covid-19 patient in a Jharkhand village on Sunday evening after ambulance drivers allegedly refused to take him to hospital has raised questions about the state’s prepar...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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