Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicMedical education

Topic: medical education

India needs more specialists, so private hospitals seek govt aid to train more doctors

Association of National Board Accredited Institutions, a network of private hospitals offering Diplomate National Board degrees, wrote to govt in this regard in June. 

India’s interdisciplinary R&D future is here—IIT Kanpur’s new medical school is the first step

Silos of excellence were important in the early years of Independent India, but not anymore. It's all about the interplay between disciplines now.

‘NEET not an option’ — Medical students back from Ukraine seek road map from NMC to resume course

National Medical Commission yet to announce decision on accommodating Ukraine returnees in Indian medical colleges. Students & parents protested outside regulator's office Tuesday.

MBBS course in Hindi, Gita and Vedas in schools: Uttarakhand govt’s agenda for education

Uttarakhand Education Minister Dhan Singh Rawat says plans in sync with National Education Policy, which promotes ‘Indian knowledge systems’ and ‘mother tongue’ instruction.

Charak Shapath sets stage for latest stand-off between Tamil Nadu’s DMK govt & Centre

TN govt suspends Madurai Medical College dean after students recite oath endorsed by National Medical Commission. Students take responsibility, say they didn't consult faculty.

SubscriberWrites: Time for Indian government to re-think healthcare policy reforms

There is a need to convert the massive healthcare demand into tangible job opportunities for students, especially post the Ukraine evacuation of Indian students, writes Shakti Singh.

Govt defends criteria for EWS quota in jobs & education, likely to urge SC not to modify system

Supreme Court had questioned methodology adopted by govt in fixing Rs 8 lakh as annual income limit to identify EWS for providing 10% quota in jobs and educational institutions.

Indian healthcare is missing out on talents not inclined to join medical profession

Long training period, lack of commensurate remuneration and shortage of opportunities for professional growth are hampering student entry into the medical field. Here's the way out.

Indian healthcare needs foreign medical graduates. Draft rules do just the opposite

National Medical Commission’s overtly stringent draft regulations will end up creating a new set of barriers for graduates who have done MBBS in foreign universities.

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SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

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.