Wednesday, 10 August, 2022

Topic: AIIMS

Amit Shah discharged from AIIMS after recovering from swine flu

The BJP president was admitted after complaints of chest congestion and breathing issue last week.

NITI Aayog pitches for enactment of National Medical Commission Bill 2017

The need for the bill arose due to failure of Medical Council of India and the Nursing Council of India to ensure availability and quality of health professionals.

Bombay High Court junks PIL seeking health status of Manohar Parrikar in public domain

The court termed the petition as a half-hearted attempt to make serious inroads in the territory of privacy of an individual. 

With Manohar Parrikar indisposed, BJP concerned about ‘go Goa gone’

BJP’s quandary stems from the fact that Parrikar did not groom a second rung and the party has few leaders in Goa who carry adequate weight.

Manohar Parrikar in Delhi’s AIIMS, BJP-led govt in Goa under threat

The man who conjured up a patchwork alliance of diverse political outfits after the 2017 assembly polls in Goa is ill, and BJP is wondering what to do.

Vajpayee’s death has created a void in the Valley, say J&K political leaders

The former PM who passed away Thursday had advocated ‘insaniyat, jamooriyat aur Kashmiriyat’ to resolve issues in Kashmir.

Vajpayee to be cremated at Delhi’s Smriti Sthal Friday afternoon, PMO takes over arrangements

Authorities have been asked to make preparations for a procession of up to 20 lakh people, given the former PM’s popularity.

New way to predict heart attacks: A high-resolution camera that peeps into your arteries

The procedure, called OCT, is done in addition to a normal angiography, and produces a three-dimensional image from inside the heart.

As India mourns legendary Neeraj, is the era of poetry over in Bollywood music?

Experts weigh in on the art of poetry in Bollywood songs

India gets ready for first healthcare centre for the aged

PM Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of National Centre for Ageing at the AIIMS in New Delhi today. Another centre is coming up in Chennai.

On Camera


File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.