Monday, 23 May, 2022
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Topic: AIIMS

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.

What went behind the ‘breakthrough’ pig to human kidney transplant in New York

In 1997, India had seen a similar operation, when a transplant surgeon from Assam had conducted a pig-to-human heart and lung transplant in Guwahati. The patient, though, died a week later.

Former PM Manmohan Singh diagnosed with dengue but health improving, AIIMS officials say

Officials said Singh's platelet count is increasing. The 89-year-old Congress leader was admitted to Delhi's AIIMS Wednesday after complaining of weakness following fever.

Manmohan Singh’s condition stable and improving, AIIMS says

The 89-year-old former prime minister was admitted to AIIMS Delhi Wednesday evening after he complained of weakness following fever.

PM Modi wishes Manmohan Singh speedy recovery, Health Minister Mandaviya visits him at AIIMS

A doctor said Singh's condition was stable. The 89-year-old former prime minister was admitted to AIIMS Delhi Wednesday after he complained of weakness following a fever.

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Galle Face Green the popular promenade in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo has become ground zero for the protest against the Gotabaya Rajapaksa government. | Photo: Regina Mihindukulasuriya

Sri Lanka may be a teaser for a global default crisis

Global markets see Sri Lanka as an omen for more defaults in the developing world as countries face a growing, post-Covid debt burden.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Representational image of drone. | Photo: Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg

As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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