AIIMS Fined Rs 5 Lakhs for Negligence
A case of medical negligence has been registered against the premier institute of medicine AIIMS and has been asked to pay a fine of Rs five lakhs
by the State Consumer Commission .
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is guilty of wrongly diagnosing a woman as cancer patient and ...
Negligent doctors asked to cough up 3 lakhs for death of patient
In a judgement that might stir up another controversy, pitting the doctors against the consumer activists, negligent doctors in Kerala have been asked to pay three lakh rupees as compensation to the family of a pregnant woman who died due to aftershock of spinal anesthesia.
The issue of doctors co...
Bidi Workers Protest Against Using Skull and Crossbones Sign on Packets
...was being threatened.
"I kindly request you to defer the decision to introduce the skull mark to a better future and protect the livelihood of lakhs
of beedi worker families," Karunanidhi wrote.
Bidi smoking, like cigarettes and other nicotine products, is said to be injurious to health and...
Tobacco Control Laws to Be Regulated in India
...and there is a lot of opposition from tobacco growers but we are going to steadfastly advance the tobacco control agenda in India to save the lives of lakhs
of poor people in the country.
We must envisage the cities of Delhi and Mumbai going smoke-free by 2009… as India now has the honour of hosting...
Mid-Day Meal Scheme Catches on in India
...only known as Mid-Day Meal Scheme) today is the largest school nutritional programme in the world //covering nearly 12 crore children in more than 9.5 lakhs
primary schools/Education Guarantee Scheme (EGS)/Alternative and Innovative Education (AIE) centers.
The scheme provides a hot cooked meal of a ...
Journalist Alok Tomar arrested
...ered a case against him for transferring the company's money to his account.
Without giving further details, the officer said the amount was "in lakhs
Asked why the anti-terrorism wing of Delhi Police had made the arrest, Kumar simply said: "The case was transferred to us recently a...
A decade of service to cancer patients
...Today, with the support from several organizations, it has a fund of Rs. 24 lakhs
of which, an average of 1.5 lakhs
is given for medical assistance to poor patients.
Conducting classes ...
Lakhs Affected As Chikungunya Sweeps Across The Nation
... Reports have claimed that after 32 long years, Chikungunya, a viral disease that spreads through mosquitoes, has resurfaced affecting lakhs
of people across India.//
The disease is characterised by high fever that lasts for around 7 to 10 days, and is usually associated with, painful...
‘Bird flu-free’ India resumes egg expors
...ting eggs from India. But the epidemic was brought under control successfully by the several steps taken by the Union government, including culling of lakhs
Consequently, the Indian government declared the country to be ‘bird flu-free’ in the second week of August and also informed the World ...
Maoist Leader-Turned Social Activist Passes Away
... party Mazdoor Kisan Sangram Samiti to take on the powerful landed upper caste. The Samiti was banned in 1986.
He carried a cash reward of Rs. 2 lakhs
for leading the landless, who were mostly Dalits and from other backward castes.
Vinayan, an MBBS from the Agra Medical College, was moved by th...