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PM Narendra Modi addresses the inauguration of developmental projects worth over Rs 9600 crore in Gorakhpur, on 7 December 2021 | ANI photo

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.
Dr. Robert Montgomery, the H. Leon Pachter, MD, Professor and chair of the Department of Surgery at NYU Langone and director of its Transplant Institute, prepares sutures for use in the xenotransplantation surgery. | Photo: Joe Carrotta for NYU Langone Health

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.
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh | ANI File photo

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.
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi | Shahbaz Khan | PTI

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.
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya speaking at the event in New Delhi, on 23 September 2021 | Twitter/@mansukhmandviya

Mandaviya didn’t say AIIMS Delhi docs will be transferred, reports ‘fallacious’: Health ministry

Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya had reportedly said Saturday that doctors at AIIMS Delhi will be transferred to new AIIMS locations, and new ones would replace them.
File photo of AIIMS Bhopal

CBI arrests AIIMS Bhopal deputy director for ‘taking’ Rs 1 lakh bribe

The AIIMS official allegedly accepted the bribe from a chemist who supplied medicines and consumables to the hospital.
A worker cleans a poultry farm amid bird flu alerts | Representational Image| ANI

Haryana initiates epidemiological investigation of India’s first bird flu death

An 11-year-old boy from Gurgaon had succumbed to the infection at AIIMS Delhi Tuesday.
AIIMS Delhi ward block | Photo: ThePrint

12-year-old boy dies of bird flu in AIIMS, first ever instance of human death in India

According to sources, details of the case have been conveyed to the NCDC and their team has started contact tracing to see if there are any more cases with similar symptoms.
Farmers sort their onion crop | Representational image: ANI

India can’t afford a hurried resolution on MSP demand. It can cause chaos, long-term damage

A guaranteed MSP can be a procurement scheme, a price deficiency payment option, or a combination of both. What could be the implications for govt and the market?
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.