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Topic: hospital beds

Electric, manual, folding? Here’s a guide to help you choose the right hospital bed to rent

There are many types of hospital beds on the market, and it’s important to choose the one that’s best suited to the patient’s needs.

Hospitals may use 1/3rd beds reserved for Covid cases for dengue patients: Delhi govt

The order came in the wake of surge in cases of dengue in the capital. Delhi reported over 1,000 cases this year, with more than 280 cases logged in last week.

100-bed Delhi hospital not completed due to AAP govt’s ‘lethargic approach’, HC says

The Centre informed the high court that the project was 80% complete and is awaiting clearance from the forest department of the Delhi government since December 2018.

Tejasvi Surya proposes, BBMP disposes, says can’t implement his Covid bed allotment ‘fixes’

BJP MP Tejasvi Surya claimed he would get BBMP to reform bed allotment ‘within 100 hours’, but by next day, most processes returned to the way they were, with minor tweaks.

Central Vista project was always needless, now it has no moral ground either

As people across India die due to lack of oxygen, construction of Modi govt's lavish Rs 20,000-crore complex for MPs goes on.

SC issues directions to Centre on Covid management, asks to resolve oxygen shortage in Delhi

The apex court also said that no patient shall be denied hospitalisation or essential drugs in any state for lack of local residential proof.

Off The Cuff with Iqbal Singh Chahal

Brihanmumbai Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal was our guest at ThePrint’s latest Off The Cuff. In a conversation with Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Chahal spoke...

For more Covid beds, Delhi links banquet halls to govt hospitals, hotels to private hospitals

Authorities will provide medical staff, health infrastructure and consumables for the banquet halls, while private hospitals will do the same for the ‘linked’ hotels.

BMC gears up to fight Mumbai Covid surge with more tests & more beds, says worst yet to come

Mumbai has been reporting 5,000-6,000 cases a day for the last 6 days and BMC is preparing with the assumption that numbers could touch 10,000 a day.

Why Delhi hospitals, with 100s of vacant beds, are still struggling to cater to all patients

Of the 5,711 Covid-19 beds across all government and private hospitals in Delhi, only 516 — or 9 per cent — are occupied as on 2 March.

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

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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