Calcutta  /  Published 15.06.20

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

Delhi  /  Published 18.04.20

AIIMS to provide tele-consultancy to registered patients from April 20

The AIIMS-Delhi has decided to provide tele-consultancy to all patients undergoing treatment at the hospital in an effort to reduce the need for them to visit the facility during the lockdown.The pati...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.08.19

Doctors break ranks on National Medical Commission Bill

An association of doctors on Sunday decided to withdraw its strike against proposed legislation to create a new medical regulatory structure but others resolved to intensify their protests, signalling...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.08.19

Government doctors on strike path to protest medical commission bill

Health care services at AIIMS, Safdarjung Hospital and several other hospitals in Delhi are likely to be severely hit as resident doctors have decided to withdraw all kind of services, including that ...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.19

Calcutta doctors cite differences, frequency and lack of time

NRS Medical College and Hospital: Doctors treat patients in the outdoor wing, where a long queue has formed since morning. Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital: A poster at the gate of the h...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 30.07.19

IMA strike today against bill

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has issued a call for a nationwide withdrawal of all non-essential medical services on Wednesday in protest against proposed legislation that doctors fear will inc...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 17.05.20

Neighbours put up ‘barricade’ around house

A doctor who tested positive for Covid-19 last week and decided to stay in home isolation because she had mild symptoms alleged that the local civic body and some residents of the area had been pressu...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.05.20

Look how some treat Covid hero

An orthopaedic surgeon who had volunteered to join the fight against Covid-19 at his workplace in East Midnapore, and did what many doctors are shying away from, allegedly faced his neighbours’ wrat...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

World  /  Published 13.05.20

Kabul hospital toll rises to 24

Afghan officials on Wednesday raised the death from the militant attack on a maternity hospital in Kabul the previous day, saying that 24 people were killed, including two newborn babies, their mother...
By Reuters in Kabul

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.19

Tales of grit and glory in Calcutta

Anit Sarkar was about to be booked for wearing a half helmet when he told a traffic constable that he could not wear a crash helmet covering his face as he had undergone surgery for oral cancer.The co...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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