North East  /  Published 21.10.19

Japan to recruit nurses from Northeast

Japan may extend a special recruitment programme to the Northeast under which residents of the region will be offered nursing jobs in that country. This was conveyed by outgoing ambassador of Japan K...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 07.05.20

South Asian nurses on frontlines

As she was treated for Covid-19 in a hospital isolation ward in Kuwait City, Amnah Ibraheem wanted to credit those caring for her. The nurses were all South Asian, the radiologist was African, another...
By AP in Dubai

North East  /  Published 03.05.20

Four held for rape attempt on nurses

Four persons have been arrested in Assam’s Biswanath district for allegedly attempting to rape two nurses on Saturday midnight.The arrested have been identified as Dharbinder Sharma, 32, Ashok Kumar...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

Tamil Nadu  /  Published 24.03.20

Special payout for govt doctors in TN

Doctors, nurses, paramedics and sanitary workers involved in treating COVID-19 patients in isolation at government hospitals in Tamil Nadu will get a special payout of a month's salary to honour them,...
By PTI in Chennai

West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.19

English class for nurses

Nursing students at Calcutta National Medical College are spending an hour twice a week learning how to communicate in English. The hospital authorities have decided to train the students to acquaint ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


North East  /  Published 29.11.18

Assam nurses back at work after salary pledge

The general nursing and midwifery (GNM) staff nurses in Assam on Thursday decided to withdraw their agitation following an assurance from the state government of salary on a par with BSc nurses.“The...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 10.12.19

Snapshots from India


World  /  Published 19.12.19

Queen’s speech hints at India trade pact

The UK can begin negotiations for a free trade agreements with the world’s leading global economies — such as India — once Boris Johnson manages to “get Brexit done” by January 31, 2020, it ...
By Amit Roy in London

Opinion  /  Published 14.05.20

Better treatment

Sir — This year, International Nurses Day — it was observed on May 12 — was of special significance on account of the brave and relentless battle that nurses, as part of the medical fraternity, ...
By The Telegraph


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