Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicMedical student

Topic: medical student

‘Out of options’ — new NMC rules add to confusion for medical students back from Ukraine, China

National Medical Commission Thursday issued a circular with rules on how foreign medical students forced to return from Ukraine & China can continue their education.

Final-year medical students who had to return from Ukraine, China can take FMG exam, says commission

National Medical Commission in a notice said the students would be required to undergo a Compulsory Rotating Medical Internship for 2 years after clearing the FMG exam.

Defunct ATM cards, food shortages: Not just Ukraine, Indian students in Russia also hit by war

Indian students living in Russia are feeling the pinch of the international sanctions stemming from their host country’s invasion of Ukraine, but most are staying put.

‘Haven’t even seen a cadaver’ — despair grows for medical students as China won’t call them back

Thousands of Indians studying medicine in China returned as Covid struck in early 2020. Classes have since been held online, depriving students of key practical experience.

Ticket out of despair: How agents fuel the boom in Indians wanting to study medicine abroad

Networks of agents across cities and villages profit from aspirations and fears of medical aspirants. But with odds stacked against students in India, they represent hope to many.

Students’ Ukraine nightmare triggers furore over medical fees in Bihar, Nitish ‘can’t do much’

At Bihar's 6 private colleges, students have to shell out around Rs 1 crore for the five-year MBBS programme. This typically includes annual charges of Rs 10 lakh towards fees.

Now Charak Shapath to replace Hippocratic Oath? Medical board holds talks with colleges

The Hippocratic Oath, dating back to Greek philosopher and physician Hippocrates, is an oath of ethics administered to medical practitioners.

Modi govt announces 27% reservation for OBCs, 10% quota for EWS in medical, dental courses

Hailing the 'landmark decision' taken by his govt, PM Modi tweeted that the move will immensely help thousands of youth every year get better opportunities.

Medical colleges could reopen from 1 December with strict physical distancing norms

Medical colleges have been asked to keep a sufficient number of non-Covid beds to ensure students can be trained adequately.

148 Haryana medical students write to PM Modi seeking euthanasia or govt college admission

The students are worried about their future as the institute has been barred by MCI and its successor, stoking fears that their admission is not valid.

On Camera

YourTurn

(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
A file image of an Indian rupee note | Illustration: Thomas White/Reuters

Modi govt cuts planned borrowing to Rs 14.21 lakh crore for second half of FY23

Centre plans to borrow Rs 5.92 lakh crore in October-March period, compared with Rs 8.29 lakh crore of borrowing in the first half of the fiscal year that will end on September.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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