Calcutta  /  Published 05.02.21

A few doctors are still Covid-shy

Many doctors in private hospitals and clinics who were not seeing patients physically have started doing so after getting the first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine but a few are waiting for the second jab ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.01.21

Vaccine query: When is our turn?

A senior doctor in the city posted in a WhatsApp group of the residential complex where he stays: “I received the Covid-19 vaccine today.” The response came soon and from many neighbours,...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 26.01.21

Odisha doctor hunt outside the state

The Odisha government will recruit medical graduates from other states to meet the crisis arising out of acute shortage of doctors in the state. Nearly 3000 posts of doctors are lying vacant in the st...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

North East  /  Published 09.12.20

Assam doctor in job fraud case

Police have registered a case against Dr Ajanta Hazarika, additional superintendent of Assam Medical College and Hospital (AMCH) in Dibrugarh, based on a complaint accusing her of promising jobs in li...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 27.11.20

CMC uploads comorbidity survey data

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation on Thursday completed uploading on its server the data from the comorbidity undertaken two months ago. The survey, aimed at further fine tuning the state government...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 14.09.20

Discharged, rescuer vows to fight on

Nilanjana Chatterjee, who was knocked down by a Honda City while trying to help a woman crying for help and suffered fractures in her left leg, was discharged from hospital on Sunday. Shortly before ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.08.20

Covid claims 62-year-old PMCH doctor

Secretary of district unit of Indian Medical Association Dr Sushil Kumar, who was felicitated on Independence Day by the district administration for his service while treating Covid patients, said, &l...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.08.20

Covid claims popular doctor

As Covid-19 continued to spread in the steel city, the deadly virus claimed the life of a doctor, leaving the medical fraternity in shock. Dr MM Agrawal, a government doctor and resident of Golmuri d...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 10.08.20

Deaths: inferior PPE to blame

Bihar’s government doctors have pinpointed the “substandard” and “porous” personal protection equipment kits supplied to them as a key reason for the large number of medi...
By Dev Raj in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.20

Doctors: advice free for all

Four doctors here have joined hands to help asymptomatic Covid-19 patients and people suffering from other ailments by giving free consultations over phone. Jayanta Bhattacharya, Debabrata Roy, Sudeb...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj


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