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Medical Colleges

Delhi HC Seeks Centre's Stand On Plea Challenging NEET For AYUSH Courses

Jan 10, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

“On a lighter side, you on one hand are saying you are competitive. But when asked to appear in NEET, you are saying we are not,” the bench, also comprising Justice Jyoti Singh, told the counsel for the petitioner.

Three-judge Bench To Consider Prayer To Treat Cost Of Rs 25 Lakh As Donation: SC

Jan 04, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Attorney General K K Venugopal said the applicant feels that cost is in the nature of a penalty and therefore wants the amount already deposited, be treated as a donation.

PM Modi To Lay Foundation Stone Of Medical College In Kapurthala

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a satellite centre of Chandigarh-based Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Ferozepur distinct in Punjab on January 5.

Rtd Lecturer Writes Open Letter To PM Against NTA On 'Error' In NEET-UG Physics Paper

Dec 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

While the English version of the question specified the words 'amplitude of current', the Hindi version had it framed only as 'dhara' (current) and dropped the word 'amplitude'.

Past Govts Deliberately Neglected Jammu, Udhampur Region Due To Vote Bank Politics: Jitendra Singh

The minister visited areas of Jammu and Udhampur areas on Saturday to review different development work being done there.

02 November, 2021

NEET Results 2021: 3 Candidates Secure Top Rank, More Girls Qualify Than Boys

Outlook Web Desk

The NEET 2021 results show Telangana's Mrinal Kutteri, Delhi's Tanmay Gupta and Maharashtra's Karthika G Nair shared the top rank, scoring 720 out of 720.

25 October, 2021

UP Govt Advert Claims State Has Most Medical Colleges, NMC Website Disagrees

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

State officials blame medical education regulator NMC’s tardiness in updating its website, educators worried about students not being able to make informed choices

07 August, 2021

Over 2000 Doctors Observe ‘Black Day’ After Gujarat Govt Calls Their Strike Illegal

Outlook Web Bureau

Two of the six medical colleges ordered their resident doctors to vacate hostel premises.

16 October, 2020

NEET 2020 Results To Be Declared Today

Outlook Web Bureau

From this year, the admissions to MBBS course in the 13 All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, will also be made through NEET.

11 October, 2020

Nagpur: Resident Ayurvedic Doctors Strike Enters 5th Day


Among their demands is that they too be given a hike of Rs 10,000 in stipends like the one provided to MBBS and dental resident doctors.

12 September, 2020

Odisha Govt To Provide Free Transport, Accommodation To NEET Aspirants


NEET Exam 2020: A total of 37,459 candidates will appear for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test in Odisha and the state government has made arrangements for free transportation and lodging facilities not only for the candidates but for their guardians too.


22 August, 2019

Etawah 'Ragging' Case: Police, VC Deny Medical Students Were Forced To Shave Heads

Mirza Arif Beg

On the video, the students could be seen taking a walk from the hostel to the hospital and then finally entering the complex where they have their classroom.

02 July, 2019

Uttarakhand: Leopard Hiding In Medical College Building Since Two Days Shot Dead

Outlook Web Bureau

Six persons suffered minor injuries in the attack by the leopard. Two security guards and a college employee were also injured on Sunday, when the animal entered the college premises.

15 June, 2019

Standoff Continues As Striking Bengal Doctors Refuse To Meet Mamata Banerjee

Outlook Web Bureau

The doctors had on Friday sought an unconditional apology from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and set six conditions for the state government in order to withdraw their stir.

14 June, 2019

Over 100 Doctors in Bengal Quit As Protests Escalate, 'Don't Make It A Prestige Issue,' Centre Tells Mamata

Probir Pramanik

Junior doctors in West Bengal are on strike since Tuesday demanding better security at workplace after two of their colleagues were attacked at the NRS Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata.

11 June, 2019

Junior Doctors Stop Work Over Colleague's Assault In West Bengal, Medical Services Disrupted

Outlook Web Bureau

The agitating junior doctors at the NRS Medical College and Hospital said there will be no work at any medical college and hospital in the state until they are given full protection.

05 June, 2019

SC To Examine IMA Charge Calling Ordinance On Medical Colleges A 'Fraud On Constitution'

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The Supreme Court has asked the government to respond to India Medical Association’s allegation that the Ordinance has been promulgated repetitively to favour certain colleges to gain support in polls


30 December, 2018

Maharashtra: Professor Seeks Removal Of Virginity Test From Medical Syllabus

Outlook Web Bureau

The 'virginity test' is an examination of female genitalia to determine whether a woman or girl has had vaginal intercourse.

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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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.

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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.

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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.

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