World  /  Published 02.07.20

Cheer for India-origin healthcare workers

US President Donald Trump is tremendously grateful to all the doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals, including Indian-Americans, who have selflessly risen to the occasion to combat the coronavi...
By PTI in Washington

India  /  Published 01.07.20

Modi applauds role of doctors, CAs

In a short video of his recent speech, he said while mother's give birth, doctors ensure our rebirth. They are saving lives by putting themselves in danger, he said. Dr B.C. Roy's birth anni...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 29.06.20

Hospitals not providing PPE kit: Doctors

Several doctors alleged on Monday that the private hospitals they are attached to have not been providing them with hazmat suits and N95 masks for surgery after the state government fixed the rates fo...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.06.20

Vaccination hit as clinics around the city still closed

Immunisation and check-ups remain a worry because many doctors, including those who have started returning to outpatient departments of private hospitals, are yet to see patients in their standalone c...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.06.20

Junior doctors’ stipend up

The Bengal government has enhanced the stipend of nearly 10,000 junior doctors deployed mostly in state-run medical colleges and hospitals by at least Rs 4,425 a month, a move aimed at ensuring proper...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.20

Doctors set terms for return

A section of doctors in Calcutta is demanding OT-like sanitisation, very select patients and higher fees, among other things, for returning to clinics and hospitals.Doctors in many private hospitals a...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.20

Loudspeakers reach doctor words home

A Covid-19 awareness camp was held on Sunday with doctors addressing residents of AB and AC Blocks. However, with “stay home” orders enforced, loudspeakers were installed around so all could hear ...
By Brinda Sarkar in

Delhi  /  Published 02.06.20

Doctor served notices over PPE concerns

 A 33-year-old resident doctor at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) was served show cause notices after he exposed the substandard protective gears given to healthcare workers a...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 30.05.20

Mamata appeals to private doctors

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has urged private doctors to return to their clinics amid allegations that many of them are still refusing to see patients for fear of contracting the novel coronavirus....
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.05.20

Doctor alleges rape bid at RIMS Covid ward

A junior resident doctor of Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) has accused a senior colleague of trying to rape her, prompting the director of the state-run hospital to approach police who ...
By Pushkar Anand in Ranchi


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