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In case you missed it: News and newsmakers from India over the past week

04 June 2021

Caught On CCTV, Doctor Couple Shot Dead By Bikers In Rajasthan’s Bharatpur District

The assailants stopped Dr Sudeep Gupta (46) and his wife Seema Gupta (44) at Circular Road near Central Bus Stand and shot them dead, said the police.


Kashmir Doctors' Panel Pushes For 'Plan' To Safeguard Staff After Death Of Three Doctors

The Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Friday asked the government to come up with a concrete plan to ensure the safety of frontline health workers.


Nearly 3000 Junior Doctors In MP Resign After HC Terms Their Strike 'Illegal'

The striking medicos have said that they will challenge the HC’s ruling.

04 June 2021

Daughter’s Diary

A doctor in London. She’s also a daughter, with her parents in Chennai. Corona has come home, but home is far away…. Ruminations from the edge, on the intimate and the universal.


Young Doctor Found Hanging At His Residence In Delhi's Malviya Nagar

Following the suicide, a note was found wherein no allegation was made against anybody.

02 May 2021

Plea To Book Baba Ramdev For Sedition In Bihar Court

The petition filed before the court of Acting CJM Shailendra Rai here has dubbed Ramdev's utterances as 'fraudulent', and sought invoking of IPC sections pertaining to sedition.

02 June 2021

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Watch: Mumbai Doctor Breaks Down In Video On Covid-19 Situation

'I've never felt so helpless. We literally manage patients at home with oxygen,' the doctor said.

21 April 2021

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14 March 2021
Madhya Pradesh: Doctor Tests Positive For Covid-19 After Second Dose Of Vaccine

Madhya Pradesh: Doctor Tests Positive For Covid-19 After Second Dose Of Vaccine

The doctor herself believes not wearing a mask after getting the second dose and a general lowering of the guard may have caused the infection.


13 March 2021
Bihar ‘Almost’ Fulfils WHO’s Doctor-Population Ration, Has 1,19,000 Doctors For 12 crore Population: Health Minister

Bihar ‘Almost’ Fulfils WHO’s Doctor-Population Ration, Has 1,19,000 Doctors For 12 crore Population: Health Minister

There are 40,200 allopathic doctors, 33,922 ayush doctors, 34,257 homoeopathic doctors, 5,203 unani doctors and 6,130 dentists, Bihar Health Minister Mangal...


28 February 2021
California Doctor Attends Court Video Call While Performing Surgery, Faces Investigation

California Doctor Attends Court Video Call While Performing Surgery, Faces Investigation

Dr. Green appeared for his Court trial from an operating room, dressed in surgical scrubs with a patient undergoing the procedure just out of view.


17 February 2021
Indian-Origin Doctor Known For Preventing Communicable Diseases Via Air Travel Dies

Indian-Origin Doctor Known For Preventing Communicable Diseases Via Air Travel Dies

Dr Jarnail Singh died on February 6 in Singapore. His death has prompted tributes from those in the aviation and medical sectors worldwide.


14 February 2021
Meet Odisha Doctor Who Treats Needy Patients For 'One Rupee'

Meet Odisha Doctor Who Treats Needy Patients For 'One Rupee'

Keeping up with the medical ethics of serving humanity, Shankar Ramchandani has started the affordable medical facility in Burla town


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12 February 2021
Blocked Artery Declogged

Blocked Artery Declogged

4G after 18 months brings cheer, but no assurance that it won’t be snapped again


29 December 2020
Disguised As Doctor, Man Molests Pregnant Woman In Tripura; Held

Disguised As Doctor, Man Molests Pregnant Woman In Tripura; Held

When the woman and one ASHA worker raised alarm, the person fled from the scene


21 December 2020
Pune Doctor Held For Lying To Patient About Having Cancer, Cheats Her Of Rs 1.47 Crore

Pune Doctor Held For Lying To Patient About Having Cancer, Cheats Her Of Rs 1.47 Crore

Police arrested a doctor who allegedly lied to a woman about her medical condition and demanded a large sum of money for treatment


18 December 2020
Indian Doctors From USA Stay Back To Treat Protesting Farmers

Indian Doctors From USA Stay Back To Treat Protesting Farmers

Svaiman Singh, said they set up medical camps at Tikri nearly 20 days back and have been attending to the sick farmers since then.


17 December 2020
Reconsider Two-Hand Requirement For Medical Course: HC Seeks Centre's Response

Reconsider Two-Hand Requirement For Medical Course: HC Seeks Centre's Response

The petitioner, Baibhavi Sharma, who has only one arm from birth, had qualified NEET and was allotted a seat under PwD category


14 December 2020
Nine-Year-Old Gwalior Girl Plays Piano For Six Hours During Brain Surgery

Nine-Year-Old Gwalior Girl Plays Piano For Six Hours During Brain Surgery

She kept playing the piano during brain surgery as the doctors had advised it was risky in an unconscious state.


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12 December 2020
IMA Protest Call: Hundreds Of Doctors In Jharkhand Join

IMA Protest Call: Hundreds Of Doctors In Jharkhand Join

IMA has been protesting against the government's order allowing Ayurveda practitioners to perform surgery.


23 November 2020
MBBS Students, Dentists To Be Allowed To Assist In Covid ICUs To Meet Manpower Shortage

MBBS Students, Dentists To Be Allowed To Assist In Covid ICUs To Meet Manpower Shortage

This has been done in view of increased demand for Covid ICU beds and medical resources as the pandemic rages in Delhi


18 November 2020
A Day In The Life Of An MBBS Intern During A Pandemic

A Day In The Life Of An MBBS Intern During A Pandemic

Long hours, low-pay and having to deal with mental trauma, MBBS interns have been at the forefront of the fight against Covid-19


27 October 2020
Pending Salaries: Delhi’s Civic Body-Run Hospital Staff Go On Indefinite Strike

Pending Salaries: Delhi’s Civic Body-Run Hospital Staff Go On Indefinite Strike

Doctors at NDMC-run hospitals have claimed that they haven’t received their salaries for the past three months.


26 October 2020
Pending Salaries: Doctors Of NDMC Hospitals Go On Mass Leave, Threaten Indefinite Strike

Pending Salaries: Doctors Of NDMC Hospitals Go On Mass Leave, Threaten Indefinite Strike

Doctors at Delhi’s North Corporation-run hospitals have claimed that they haven’t received their salaries for the past three months.


22 October 2020
Mumbai Doctor Booked For Threatening, Raping Colleague Repeatedly

Mumbai Doctor Booked For Threatening, Raping Colleague Repeatedly

A 26-year-old victim lodged a complaint against her colleague for threatening and sexually assaulting her for nearly a year.


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