Friday, 7 October, 2022

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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Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.