West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.22

120 leprosy patients register names for Aadhaar cards in Bankura district

As many as 120 leprosy patients in Bankura on Tuesday enrolled with the Unique Identification Authorities of India (UIDAI) to get their Aadhaar Card, marking a milestone occasion that was facilitated ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

News  /  Published 08.04.22

Affordable accommodation for Bardhaman natives in Salt Lake

Needy students and patients hailing from Bardhaman will soon find affordable accommodation in Salt Lake. Minister Jyotipriya Mallick recently laid the foundation stone of Bardhaman Sanmilani Bhaban in...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.04.22

Doctors’ strike hits OPD service

Patients in Jharkhand faced harassment as doctors at government and private hospitals in the state, barring a few corporate hospitals in Jamshedpur, went on a 12-hour strike from 7am on Saturday to pr...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi

India  /  Published 26.03.22

Court orders damages for Covid death negligence

Orissa High Court has directed the state government to provide a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to families of two Covid-19 patients who died due to medical negligence at the Veer Surendra Sai Institu...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 27.02.22

Rs 1,600cr approved for health data

The Union cabinet has approved a five-year outlay of Rs 1,600 crore for the Centre’s plan to create a digital platform to enable patients’ health records to be accessed with their consent ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 21.02.22

Letters to the editor: From Historic England, an idea for Calcutta

Other stories Sir — The preservation of history must not be limited to markers of political significance. Historic England — it manages buildings listed as historic as well as nationally...

India  /  Published 16.02.22

Molnupiravir for unjabbed

The drug called molnupiravir may be used in non-pregnant, unvaccinated adult Covid-19 patients at increased risk of severe disease, four doctors said on Monday seeking to resolve confusion over whom t...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.02.22

Questions on conduct of surgeries on Covid patients now

The Union health ministry on Thursday advised hospitals not to delay surgeries on Covid-19 patients, citing observations that surgical procedures during the current omicron-driven wave have not shown ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.01.22

Recoveries exceed new Covid cases in Jharkhand

Recovered Covid-19 patients outnumbered newly infected ones in Jharkhand for the eighth consecutive day on Saturday. As a result,  the number of active cases in the state that stood at 33,089 on...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 23.01.22

Omicron: Less O2 demand

Dozens of Covid-19 patients with severe disease had died in Delhi and other cities after their hospitals ran out of oxygen close to the second wave’s peak in May last year. “Omicron by it...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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