Tag: Hospital

Odisha makes death certificate mandatory to take body from hospital

Bhubaneswar: In the wake of the repeated reports of dead body being carried on shoulder, the State government today issued strict guidelines barring the medical authorities to hand over the body to the kin without death certificate. The new rules issued by the commissioner-cum-secretary of Health department Pramod Meherda said the medical officer would apprise […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
3 school kids injured as mobile battery goes off

Nayagarh: Three class-III students including a girl were injured after a mobile phone battery exploded while they were playing with it at Ladukeshwar upper primary school under Sarankula police station in Nayagarh district today. Two of the injured students have been admitted to Nayagarh district headquarters hospital while the girl has been treated at the […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Odisha Health minister resigns, Opp ask Naveen to follow

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s Health and Family Welfare Minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak today resigned in the wake of death of 23 people in a hospital fire tragedy, while opposition parties asked Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to follow suit on moral grounds. “Mr Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak has sent me his letter of resignation. He has resigned on moral […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
3 killed as Bolero hits truck

Rayagada: In a tragic incident, three persons were killed and five injured after a Bolero jeep in which they were travelling in, hit a truck from rear on the State highway at Khaliguda under Chandil police station in the district today. One died on the spot while two others succumbed to injuries at Rayagada district […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Irate over lack of facilities villagers set CHC on fire

Sambalpur: The villagers of Themra under Maneswar block of the district on Thursday set the local community health centre (CHC) on fire after finding no doctors at the health centre to treat a severely injured biker. Sources said, the incident happened when the villagers didn’t find a doctor in the hospital to treat the biker […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Tension at Puri DHH: Four senior doctors resign

Puri: In a fresh development to the ransacking incident at the Puri District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) here, four senior doctors of the Government-run hospital resigned from their job pointing at the lack of security at the hospital today. Following this, the Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) called for an important meeting to discuss on the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
8 more trauma care centres for accident victims in state soon

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to provide emergency health service to accident victims, the State government has decided to open eight more trauma care centres at prominent hospitals in the State. Informing this to media, Chief secretary AP Padhi, who chaired a high level meeting which discussed steps to check the rising road mishaps in the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
18-year-old dies while playing football in West Bengal

Kalna (West Bengal): A pall of gloom descended on Kalna as 18-year-old goalkeeper Ripon Mali died after collapsing on the field during a football match at Nischintapur village in East Burdwan district, locals said. Ripon Mali was trying to snatch the ball from the opposing team’s forward in the air when he collapsed on Sunday. […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
'Heart Attack' app to help you find nearest hospital

New Delhi: In a first, Cardiological Society of India — a non-profit organisation — on Saturday announced the launch of an app that can help people suffering from heart disease with rapid and accurate information about the nearest health care centres. The app — named “Heart Attack” — would guide patients with real time information […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Poet-lyricist Gopal Das Neeraj breathes his last at 93

New Delhi: Doyen of Hindi poetry Gopal Das Neeraj passed away this evening at the AIIMS trauma centre here. He was 93. A Padma Bhushan awardee, Neeraj had suffered a head injury following a fall at his house in Agra and was undergoing treatment at a hospital there, Dr Rajesh Malhotra, chief of the AIIMS […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Tourist's death in J&K may negatively impact tourism

  Srinagar: A day after a tourist from Tamil Nadu died due to head injury suffered during stone-pelting here, Tourism department and stakeholders have expressed apprehensions that the incident may negatively impact the arrival of visitors to Kashmir. A 22-year-old tourist, R Thirumani, from Chennai was critically injured in a stone pelting incident at Narbal […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Jharkhand: 14 arrested in connection with rape and killing of 18-year-old woman

  Chatra (Jharkhand): Fourteen persons have been arrested in connection with the alleged rape and killing of an 18-year-old woman by setting her on fire in Chatra district yesterday, a top district official said today. The victim, who suffered severe burn injuries in the incident, was declared “brought dead” by doctors when she was rushed […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
GST: No tax on room rent in hospitals, Govt clarifies

New Delhi: Rent paid by patients for hospital rooms will be exempted from the Goods and Services Tax (GST), the government said on Tuesday. Issuing clarifications on levy of GST on the tariff for various accommodation services, the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) said the tax on rooms in the hotel, guest house […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Narayana Health, ICT Health renew contract for cloud system

Bengaluru: Indian hospital chain Narayana Health yesterday announced that it has renewed its partnership with convergence solutions provider ICT Health to use the Health Information Management System (HINAI) cloud web system. “As of date, 38 of our hospitals are using the ICT Health Hospital Information system and 19 outpatient clinics are using the ICT Health […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Woman gang raped in Kolkata hospital

Kolkata: A 24-year-old woman was allegedly gang raped by two employees of a hospital here, police said today. Both atatckers were arrested. The incident happened on late Friday at RG Kar Hospital. The woman, a resident of Murshidabad district’s Bahrampur, came to the hospital to visit a relative admitted there when the two accused, employed […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021