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Tag: Ima

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IMA Serves Defamation Notice On Ramdev

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has served a defamation notice on Ramdev for alleged disparaging remarks against allopathy and allopathic doctors, demanding an apology from him within 15 days, failing which it said it will demand a compensation of Rs 1,000 crore from the yoga guru.

Let's Not Worry Too Much: IMA On Safety & Efficacy Of Covid Vaccines

New Delhi: Amid the ongoing debate around the safety and efficacy aspects of Covid vaccines, the president of Indian Medical Association (IMA) has advised the public to not worry too much about it. Speaking to IANS, Dr. J.A. Jayalal, president, IMA said, “We should not be too worried about the safety and efficacy of the […]

As 625 Doctors Die Of Covid, IMA Constitutes Fund To Help Next Of Kin

New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Tuesday announced the establishment of a fund dedicated to its member doctors who have died in the line of duty while battling the Covid-19 pandemic. The association has planned to raise money by donations from its members and the public, including the registered institutions. The fund will […]

Ayurveda Age-Old Science, Not Placebo: AYUSH Doctors' Body Counters IMA's Poser On New COVID Protocol

Ghaziabad: An AYUSH doctors’ body on Saturday welcomed the government’s COVID-19 treatment protocol based on ayurveda and yoga as it asserted that ayurveda is an age-old, well-established science and “not a placebo”, days after the Indian Medical Association (IMA) criticised the Centre’s move. The Integrated Medical Association (AYUSH) said the government’s new protocol will help […]

IMA Questions Govt On Ayurveda, Yoga-Based Treatment Of COVID-19

New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association on Thursday questioned the scientific basis of the government’s recently released protocol based on ayurveda and yoga for the prevention as well as treatment of asymptomatic and mild patients of COVID-19. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday released a protocol for the clinical management of COVID-19, that lists […]

IMA Honours 515 Doctors Martyred During COVID-19 Duty
IMA Honours 515 Doctors Martyred During COVID-19 Duty

New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Friday released a poster carrying the names and photographs of 515 doctors — 492 males and 23 females — who died on the line of duty while treating Covid-19 patients. The poster is a tribute paid to the martyred doctors on the occasion of the 151st birth […]

IMA Honours 515 Doctors Martyred During COVID-19 Duty
IMA Criticises Centre, States Medical Reforms Amid Pandemic 'Inappropriate'

New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has called out the Centre for responding inappropriately to the pandemic on Thursday. In a strongly-worded statement, the national body of doctors has condemned the series of reforms in medical education the Centre has pushed recently. The IMA has alleged that concerns of the profession and people were […]

Lieutenant General Harinder Singh Involved In LAC Dispute To Head IMA

New Delhi: Lieutenant General Harinder Singh, the top Indian Army commander based in Leh who has led the Indian response in the LAC dispute with China in eastern Ladakh, will move out and take charge of the force’s military academy. The current 14 Corps Commander based in Leh, Lieutenant General Singh, who was engaged in […]

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Rs 50 lakh Compensation & Martyrdom To Doctors, Healthcare Staff Who Lose Life In COVID-19 Battle: Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar: In a major announcement, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said that a compensation of Rs 50 lakh would be provided to families of all doctors, health professionals and members of the other support services who lose their lives in the COVID-19 battle. The Chief Minister also assured that the State will treat them […]

IMA to train UAE army officers, soldiers

Dehradun: Spear-heading India’s outreach to the Middle East in defence cooperation, the Indian Military Academy (IMA) will train the United Arab Emirates (UAE) troopers. As part of the programme a 20-member UAE contingent reached the IMA on Wednesday, IMA spokesman Lt Col Amit Dagar said, here on Thursday. The 7-week training, between July 18 and […]

Regulatory, industry bodies say salt brands safe to consume

New Delhi: As allegations and concerns have cropped up over the safety of major Indian salt brands, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and the Indian Medical Association (IMA) have refuted the concerns that the major salt brands contain alarming level of potassium ferrocyanide. The FSSAI tweeted: “Ferrocyanides are used as anti-caking […]

Thanks for support, but fight not over: IMA

New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Monday thanked people for extending support to the doctors’ strike in the country even as it asserted the fight was not over. “We thank all the citizens of India for coming in huge numbers to support the healthcare professionals. The fight is not over yet, a law […]

No OPD services at Odisha hospitals tomorrow as doctors to join nationwide stir

Bhubaneswar: Doctors at all government, private hospitals and nursing homes in the State will refrain from attending OPD services tomorrow to support the junior doctors’ strike in West Bengal over incidents of attacks. The Indian Medical Association (IMA) branch of Odisha today lent out its support to the nationwide call for total withdrawal of non-essential […]

Hospitals in Delhi to join IMA's strike call on Monday

New Delhi: Healthcare services at several government and private hospitals in the national capital are likely to take a hit on Monday as scores of doctors have decided to boycott work for a day in support of their striking colleagues in West Bengal. The Indian Medical Association (IMA) had given the June 17 strike call […]

IMA to go ahead with June 17 nationwide strike in support of protesting Bengal docs

New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) Sunday said it will go ahead with its strike on June 17 with withdrawal of non-essential health services across the country in the wake of the recent assault on doctors in West Bengal. The announcement came a day after Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan asked states to consider […]

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UPSC Recruitment September 2018: Apply Now for over 400 Posts

Bhubaneswar: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has invited applications from interested and eligible candidates for Combined Defence Services Examination 2018 or UPSC CDS II. The deadline to submit application for the same is September 3, 2018. UPSC Recruitment Vacancy Detail Indian Military Academy, Dehradun-147th (DE) Course Commencing in July, 2019 [including 13 vacancies  reserved for […]

UPSC CDS 2017 final results announced; Odisha's Debasis emerges topper

Bhubaneswar: Debasis Sarangi from Odisha has certainly made the state proud by emerging as the Topper of the Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2017, the final results of which were declared on Wednesday. As per the results declared by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), Sarangi, bearing Roll Number 0700749, topped in Indian Naval Academy […]

IMA doctors call off strike after NMC Bill sent to select committee

New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Tuesday called off its 12-hour countrywide shutdown of OPD services at all private hospitals in the country, after the government agreed to its demand and sent the National Medical Commission Bill, 2017 to a select committee. “We have called off the 12-hour strike as we have just […]

NMC Bill opposed: MCI Odisha unit joins 12-hour ceasework

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) Odisha unit joined the 12-hour cease-work stir by the IMA and observed Black Day here today protesting the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill seeking to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) with a new body. Wearing black badges and holding banners, over 100 medical students took out a […]

Have heard IMA, says Nadda as doctors strike work

New Delhi: Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Tuesday said he has spoken to the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and also put forth the “perspective” of the government, in view of the 12-hour countrywide strike called by the IMA against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill. “I have spoken to the IMA yesterday (Monday). We have […]

IMA resists draft National Medical Commission Bill

New Delhi: The IMA has opposed the draft bill that seeks to replace the Medical Council of India with a new body, claiming it will cripple the medical profession. The draft National Medical Commission Bill was on Friday approved by the Cabinet. It provides for the constitution of four autonomous boards entrusted with conducting undergraduate […]

Will Serve nation with pride and honor: Lt. Chandrakant Acharya

Bhubaneswar: Making Odisha proud, Chandrakant Acharya won the ‘Sword of Honor’ for the Best Performing Cadet at the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun. After reaching Bhubaneswar, he visited OTV News Room today and we caught up with him for a short interview. Here are the excerpts… Reaction after getting the Honor I was quite happy […]

IMA to open 1,700 adolescent clinics

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) will open 1,700 adolescent clinics in the country to educate the girl child on lifestyle and on reproductive and mental health