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NEET-PG Counselling To Commence From January 12: Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya

Jan 09, 2022 PTI

The Supreme Court on January 7, in an interim order, allowed resumption of medical counselling for NEET-PG admissions for the year 2021-22.

'Doctors Should Be In Hospital, Not On Streets': Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to PM Modi

Dec 28, 2021 PTI

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to look into ways to "personally resolve" the issue, as he asserted that doctors should be in hospitals, not streets when the coronavirus cases are rising again.

Patnaik launches air health services for remote tribal districts

Odisha’s Health and Family Welfare Minister N K Das said specialist doctors required for the treatment of critical patients admitted to various district headquarters hospitals (DHHs), will go to the remote districts to treat patients.

NDMC Run Facilities And Doctors To Go On Indefinite Strike Over Pending Salaries

Nov 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"By defaulting on the payment of salaries for the last two months, North MCD has failed to honour the agreement, hence we are free to call for strike of doctors," the November 17 letter by the MCDA to the commissioner had said.

Children Honour 'Corona Warriors', Send Handmade Rakhis And Cards For Doctors And Nurses

Children from SOS Children's Villages of India, a pan-India NGO, at Greenfields, Faridabad, have sent handmade 'rakhis' and greetings cards to doctors, nurses and other staff of Max Smart Super Specialty Hospital in Saket and Max Hospital, Gurgaon

17 August, 2021

India Takes Pride In Having World's Largest Covid-19 Vaccination Programme, Says PM


The prime minister praised the scientists, doctors, paramedical staff, and others involved in vaccine manufacturing in the country, saying India did not have to depend on others for vaccines against Covid-19.

09 July, 2021

Bengal Government Transfers Two Doctors On Sexual Harassment Allegation

Outlook Web Desk

The woman in her complaint had alleged that the "harassment" by the assistant professor started way back in February 2020 when she went to attend a medical conference at Hyderabad

02 June, 2021

Plea To Book Baba Ramdev For Sedition In Bihar Court

Outlook Web Bureau

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 May, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

13 March, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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 Pandey said.

28 February, 2021

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

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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.


12 December, 2020

IMA Protest Call: Hundreds Of Doctors In Jharkhand Join


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

27 October, 2020

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.

31 July, 2020

Ensure Timely Payment Of Salaries To Healthcare Workers, Don't Treat Quarantine Period as Leave: SC To Centre


The court directed the Centre to issue necessary directions for releasing salaries of doctors and frontline healthcare workers engaged in COVID-19 duty on time.

04 July, 2020

With Message To Stay Positive, Mumbai Doctor Dances To 'Garmi' Song In PPE Suit

Outlook Web Bureau

The clip that went viral, shows the doctor dancing in a hospital setting while wearing a full PPE kit.

11 June, 2020

Indian-Origin Doctor Performs Double-Lung Transplant On Covid-19 Patient In US


Surgeons led by an Indian-origin doctor have performed a double-lung transplant on a patient whose lungs were damaged by Covid-19.

07 June, 2020

Delhi Medical Body Slams Kejriwal For Giving 'Warning' To Hospitals Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases


Kejriwal on Saturday warned of strong action against some private hospitals allegedly refusing admission to COVID-19 patients and involving in 'black-marketing' of beds.


17 May, 2020

Vizag Doctor Who Complained About Shortage Of PPE Kits Stripped, Beaten By Police

Outlook Web Bureau

In a video doing the rounds on social media, bare-chested Dr K Sudhakar can be seen with his hands tied behind his back, being dragged and beaten by the police.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz