Tuesday, 21 March, 2023

Topic: AIIMS

M. Srinivas — doctor who gave a facelift to Hyderabad’s ESIC hospital is new AIIMS director

Professor of pediatric surgery in AIIMS, Delhi, Srinivas was on deputation to ESIC which he revived as a busy hospital from mere ‘concrete walls’.

Comedian Raju Srivastav, 58, passes away in Delhi

The artist was admitted to AIIMS Delhi on 10 August after experiencing chest pain and collapsing during a gym session.

NTA exam centres for IITs, AIIMS set to go global. Next wave in Indian education

From wresting the ICS exam from the UK to Delhi to the rise of IITs, India has come a long way. There's no stopping now.

Campus site still a vacant plot 3 years on, AIIMS Madurai 1st batch gets trained at govt college

AIIMS Madurai is meant to be housed in a sprawling campus in Thoppur. Escalating costs have pushed construction deadline, but authorities say wait won’t stretch much longer.

Shot dead, 6-yr-old saved 5 lives with her organs. But her Noida family is more scared than proud

A bullet hit 6-yr-old Rolly Prajapati while she was sleeping at her own home. A month on, her parents are glad that her organs saved lives, but fear the culprits might return.

Shut down elective OPDs & surgeries, Delhi govt hospital doctors say as staff infections surge

As Covid infections explode in the national capital, doctors and medical staff have been hit hard. At least 750 of them at 6 major hospitals are reported to have tested positive.

AIIMS puts routine admissions, non-essential surgeries on hold as it braces for 3rd Covid wave

OPD services in AIIMS and all its centres will continue to function with restricted registrations limited to patients with prior appointments.

Lack of senior doctors, only 3-5% hospital beds: NITI Aayog finds big gaps in emergency care

Report also found that although 88% of hospitals had in-house ambulances, only 3% had trained paramedics needed to assist ambulance services. 

PM Modi inaugurates 3 major projects including AIIMS, fertilizer plant in UP’s Gorakhpur

The projects, built in Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath’s home turf Gorakhpur, are worth over Rs 9,600 crore. The third project inaugurated was ICMR's Regional Medical Research Centre.

Delhi HC directs AIIMS to pay Rs 50 lakh to illegally terminated employee

Raj Singh, who was appointed as a driver by AIIMS sometime in the 1980s, will also be paid Rs 19,900 as pension every month.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.