Calcutta  /  Published 06.08.20

'Covid' stigma on cardiac patient

A 32-year-old man from Arambagh, in Hooghly, who suffered “severe cardiac failure” on Monday, was allegedly refused admission by a nursing home after a doctor there learnt that the patient...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.07.20

Varavara: shift to hospital

Poet Varavara Rao was shifted to Mumbai’s J.J. Hospital on Monday evening after a public outcry over his deteriorating health in Navi Mumbai’s overcrowded Taloja Central Prison. The 79-ye...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.05.20

Hospital care: less than 7 %

Less than 7 per cent of India's patients with the new coronavirus disease need hospital care, the Union health ministry said on Wednesday, recording a fresh unprecedented spike of 5,611 new cases.The ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.19

Digital X-ray starts at subdivisional hospital

Patients coming for treatment at Bidhannagar Sub-divisional Hospital will no longer have to run elsewhere for something as basic as digital X-ray. A machine was installed last Friday which has now sta...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.19

JU vice-chancellor in hospital after ‘assault’

Jadavpur University vice-chancellor Suranjan Das was stretchered out of the administrative building and hospitalised on Tuesday after being allegedly assaulted while trying to intervene in a scuffle b...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.12.19

Arun Shourie in hospital with brain injury

Former Union minister Arun Shourie suffered a brain injury after he fainted and fell while taking a walk near his home at Lavasa in Pune on Sunday night. Shourie, 78, has been hospitalised in Pune, a ...
By PTI in Pune

Health  /  Published 18.02.19

PM’s hospitalisation-cover plan could eat up healthcare funds

The bill for the Narendra Modi government’s flagship programme that provides up to Rs 5 lakh hospitalisation cover yearly to poor households could balloon to unforeseen levels and threaten other hea...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.03.19

Alert on ‘handout’ to private hospitals

The Centre’s guidelines promising government funds for new private hospitals in Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities appears to be a “handout to the private health care industry” before the Lok Sabha polls,...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.19

Jadavpur VC, deputy admitted to hospital

Jadavpur University vice-chancellor Suranjan Das and pro-vice chancellor Pradip Kumar Ghosh were admitted to hospital on Thursday evening after both complained of palpitation, vertigo, headache and na...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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