Thursday, 7 July, 2022
TopicDelhi government hospitals

Topic: Delhi government hospitals

Stretched to breaking point, say govt hospital doctors in Delhi, call for better quarantine

Doctors say shortage happened primarily due to delay in the NEET PG 2021 counselling. But crisis was aggravated by the explosion in Covid infections among government doctors.

Dedicated centres for black fungus treatment to be set up at 3 govt hospitals in Delhi

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said the centres will be set up at LNJP Hospital, GTB Hospital and Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital.

Despite doctors’ objections, Delhi govt hospitals prepare to hire MBBS students for Covid duty

Federation of Resident Doctors’ Association objected to Delhi govt’s 18 November order that asked hospitals to engage medical students, interns to assist Covid doctors.

Tablighi attendees ‘creating trouble’ at hospitals, Delhi govt asks for more police vigil

Situation at a railway quarantine facility in southeast Delhi, housing Tablighi attendees, has, however, settled down after intervention by police and CRPF jawans.

Patients forced to buy key thalassemia drug as Delhi govt cancels tender for free supply

AAP govt cancelled the tender as it received only one bid — from Cipla, the single firm selling Deferiprone in India — for contract to supply the drug to Delhi hospitals.

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni sporting an Army insignia on his glove during the India-South Africa

MS Dhoni is the rainbow of Indian cricket, a cult figure who inspires youth across nation

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s honest self-assessment always put the interests of Indian cricket ahead of any desire to build a ‘legacy’ for himself.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Nepali Gorkhas to be recruited in Indian Army through Agnipath scheme, here is how

Similar to terms for Indian soldiers, the Nepalis would be inducted for 4 years, after which only 25 per cent would be retained.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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