Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicIndian Medical Association

Topic: Indian Medical Association

Don’t call practitioners of Indian medicine ‘quacks’, have rights under law, says Commission

National Commission for Indian System of Medicine says ‘defaming’ registered ISM doctors violates laws safeguarding right to practice. Letter to ‘protect them in court of law’.

2021 mistakes being repeated, stop unwarranted tests & medicines: Top doctors write to govt

In an open letter, over 30 health experts drew attention to the need for an 'evidence-based response' to the current wave of Covid and listed out policies for immediate implementation.

Covid third wave ‘inevitable & imminent’, pilgrimage, tourist travel can wait, says IMA

The statement by the doctors’ comes on a day when the annual Rath Yatra began in Puri and amid talks of allowing the 'Kanwar Yatra' in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

Delhi HC refuses to stay trial court order asking IMA chief not to propagate any religion

The complainant had alleged before the trial court that IMA chief J A Jayalal was misusing his position and misleading the nation in order to convert Hindus to Christianity.

IMA seeks PM Modi’s intervention to stop assault on doctors and ensure safe working spaces

The IMA in a letter Monday urged PM Modi to resolve their long-pending pleas, and sought effective deterrent for those indulging in attacking health care professionals.

Doctors’ association to hold nationwide protest on 1 June against Ramdev’s allopathy remarks

Even after raising objections to statements by Ramdev, no action has been taken yet, the Federation of Resident Doctors Associations (FORDA) said in a statement on Saturday.

‘Keep quiet, I’m talking’ — Dr Jayesh Lele, IMA head who took on Ramdev in Covid fight

IMA's calls for FIR and sedition charges against Ramdev over his unfounded claims on allopathy have been led by Dr Lele. Colleagues say Ramdev brought out the 'original Lele'.

Will withdraw complaints against Ramdev if he takes back remarks: IMA chief

The IMA had also sent a defamation notice demanding an apology from the yoga guru within 15 days, failing which it said would take appropriate action for Rs 1,000 crore compensation

IMA seeks FIR against Ramdev over ‘wrongful, dishonest’ remarks on allopathy

The IMA had earlier written to PM Modi demanding that Ramdev be booked immediately under sedition charges for alleged misinformation campaign on Covid protocols and vaccination.

IMA serves Rs 1000-crore defamation notice on Ramdev over remarks against allopathy

Terming Ramdev's remarks a 'criminal act', IMA also asked the yoga guru to make a video clip contradicting all his allegations and circulate it on social media platforms.

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
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GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.


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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.