India  /  Published 08.06.22

SC slams NEET PG body

The Supreme Court Wednesday pulled up Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) for leaving more than 1450 seats vacant in NEET-PG-21, saying it will not only put the aspirants in difficulty but would also ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 04.06.22

Kolkata police set norms for fests: organisers to ensure crowd control, limit entry passes

Kolkata police on Friday published a footage of the event. “From the video, shot by a drone, it doesn’t appear that there was overcrowding,” Goyal said. “There was no stampede...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.05.22

24x7 free clinic with on-call doctor in all Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation wards

Every ward of the corporation will soon have its own outdoor clinic with a doctor on call in the mornings and evenings every day of the week. The service will be free. These clinics are being called ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

India  /  Published 25.05.22

Doctors’ social media draft

Doctors should not use online forums or agents to procure patients nor should they use apps or social media platforms to improve their ratings, India’s apex board for medical ethics has proposed...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

People  /  Published 10.05.22

The death of anaesthetist Sanjukta Shyam Ray brings into focus doctors in mourning

After completing MBBS from NRS Medical College, Sanjukta did her postgraduation training at Apollo Multispeciality Hospital. At Apollo in 2009, she met Ahsan Ahmed. Currently a Kolkata-based critical ...
By Sanjeet Bagcchi


News  /  Published 08.05.22

Key to stroke recovery: quick action

• Elderly homemaker Madhumita Dey who suffered a stroke after waking up in the morning can now climb stairs again • Rizwanur Kareem Akhand, a 55-year-old businessman who had developed slurr...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 29.04.22

Doctors’ dilemma

Unless you happen to be a parent, or sibling, or partner, or a friend of a doctor, or a doctor yourself, it is unlikely that you will see doctors for what the overwhelming majority of them are —...
By Samantak Das

India  /  Published 15.04.22

Modi promises more doctors

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the country will get a record number of doctors in the next 10 years due to the central government's policy of establishing at least one medical college...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bhuj

North East  /  Published 15.04.22

Nagaland docs plan mass leave

Nagaland is staring at “severe disruption” in health services with government doctors firm on going ahead with their three-day mass casual leave from April 18 in support of their demand to...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 06.04.22

Genetic changes in oral cancer decoded

Scientists at the National Institute of Biomedical Genomics, Kalyani, have identified genetic mechanisms that drive the transformation of normal cells into cancerous oral tumours, a finding that they ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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