Jharkhand  /  Published 22.03.19

Last journey home on free government hearse

From now, even the poor can have a dignified departure. The state health department, which completed the tender process to buy ambulances for hearse services before the model code of conduct was impos...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 06.01.20

Goons in masks block ambulance at JNU

Goons, some wearing masks or helmets, blocked and attacked an ambulance that had entered JNU on Sunday night and prevented doctors from helping the victims of the campus violence.The ambulance, carryi...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.01.19

Private ambulances at Ranchi's RIMS on strike

Patient families at RIMS had a harrowing time on Tuesday after over 100 private ambulances operators went on an indefinite strike over a dispute with the authorities of the state-run over allotment of...
By Manob Chowdhary & Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Bihar  /  Published 30.11.18

Ambulance service hurdles in Bihar

Irregularities in the functioning of the state ambulance service have surfaced once again. The State Health Society, Bihar, has issued showcause notices to the civil surgeons and district programme ma...
By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna

India  /  Published 26.02.20

Ambulances needed HC order at night

For 12 hours on Tuesday, Dr M. Ahtesham Anwar struggled to keep alive victims of gunshots and stab injuries while rioters and police blocked ambulances trying to reach his nursing home and ferry them ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


Jharkhand  /  Published 05.08.19

Dhanbad's lifesaver cardiac ambulance grounded

A cardiac ambulance, bought for around Rs 80 lakh by the state government during the 34th national games held in Jharkhand in 2011 and then handed over to Red Cross Society of Dhanbad, has broken down...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.04.20

Disinfectant bath for frontline vehicles

A social organisation in Ranchi started addressing a hitherto unattended gap in the fight against novel coronavirus from Wednesday. The organisation, Zindagi Milegi Dobara (ZMD), took up the job of di...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 09.05.20

Patient dumped at MR Bangur Hospital

An elderly man with symptoms of Covid-19 was brought to MR Bangur Hospital in an ambulance and was allegedly abandoned on the premises on Friday evening, leaving him clueless what to do next. The man,...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Jadavpur

North East  /  Published 13.03.20

3 ambulances for Dima Hasao

North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council chief executive member Debolal Gorlosa on Friday flagged off three new ambulances in the presence of the council’s executive member for family and health welfar...
By Suroj Barman in Haflong

India  /  Published 18.04.19

Kashmir: Apathy for dying patient on highway with restrictions

A video of Central Reserve Police Force personnel stopping an ambulance carrying a terminally ill cancer patient because of travel curbs on the Jammu-Srinagar highway has triggered outrage, prompting ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar


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