Comedian Raju Srivastava remains on life support

New Delhi, Aug 13 (PTI) There has been no improvement in the condition of popular comedian-actor Raju Srivastava as he remains on life support in the intensive care unit of AIIMS here, hospital sources said on Sunday. The 58-year-old stand-up comic was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here after suffering… Continue reading Comedian Raju Srivastava remains on life support

Inspite of proper eligibility, SCs/STs aspirants not inducted as faculty members in AIIMS: Parliament panel

New Delhi, Jul 26 (PTI) Despite having proper eligibility and competence, experienced SC/STs aspirants ”are not allowed to be inducted” as faculty members in AIIMS even at an initial stage, a parliamentary standing committee has alleged in a report. The standing committee report on the welfare of scheduled castes (SCs) and scheduled tribes (STs) tabled… Continue reading Inspite of proper eligibility, SCs/STs aspirants not inducted as faculty members in AIIMS: Parliament panel

Arrested Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee arrives in Kolkata, to be in ED custody till Aug 3

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], July 26 (ANI): West Bengal Minister and former Education Minister Partha Chatterjee was bought to the Central Government Office (CGO) complex in Kolkata on Tuesday morning, a day after he and his aide Arpita Mukherjee were sent to the custody of the Enforcement Directorate till August 3. He reached the Kolkata… Continue reading Arrested Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee arrives in Kolkata, to be in ED custody till Aug 3

Arrested Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee admitted to AIIMS, Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar/Kolkata, Jul 25 (PTI) West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee, arrested in connection with an alleged school jobs scam, was on Monday taken to Odisha in an air ambulance by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and admitted to AIIMS, Bhubaneswar as per direction of the Calcutta High Court, an official said. The court on July 24 directed… Continue reading Arrested Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee admitted to AIIMS, Bhubaneswar

Cash, gold recovered from AIIMS Bhopal Deputy Director’s house during CBI raid

New Delhi [India], September 27 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) recovered a huge amount of cash and gold during a raid at the premises of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhopal Deputy Director on Monday. According to sources in CBI, during searches at the premises of Dhirendra Pratap Singh, Deputy… Continue reading Cash, gold recovered from AIIMS Bhopal Deputy Director’s house during CBI raid

Third wave in 6-8 weeks if Covid-appropriate behaviour not followed: AIIMS chief

New Delhi, Jun 19 (PTI): If Covid-appropriate behavior is not followed and crowding not prevented, the next wave of the viral infection can strike the country in the next six to eight weeks, AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria warned on Saturday. Until a sizeable number of the population are vaccinated, Covid-appropriate behavior needs to be followed… Continue reading Third wave in 6-8 weeks if Covid-appropriate behaviour not followed: AIIMS chief

AIIMS Delhi to start screening children aged 6-12 yrs for Covaxin trials from tomorrow onwards: Sources

New Delhi [India], June 14 (ANI): The screening of children aged 6 to 12 years for the clinical trials of indigenously developed Covid-19 vaccine, Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin is scheduled to start from Tuesday. According to sources, the recruitment for clinical trials of Covaxin among those aged 12 to 18 years is over. They have been… Continue reading AIIMS Delhi to start screening children aged 6-12 yrs for Covaxin trials from tomorrow onwards: Sources

Nationwide sero survey will help in building strategy on COVID vaccination, lockdown, says health expert

New Delhi [India], June 13 (ANI): Health experts dealing with COVID-19 believe that a nationwide coronavirus serological survey will be beneficial as it will help in bringing out exact viral load and thus help in building up strategies. Sero surveys estimate as well as monitor infection trends in the population which is specifically location-based to… Continue reading Nationwide sero survey will help in building strategy on COVID vaccination, lockdown, says health expert

Fight against COVID: Harsh Vardhan to visit hospitals over next few days to assess, scale-up facilities

New Delhi [India], April 16 (ANI): Amidst the surge in COVID-19 cases across the country, the Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan will visit various healthcare facilities over the next few days to assess and further scale-up facilities. The union minister visited the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Friday. AIIMS Director Dr… Continue reading Fight against COVID: Harsh Vardhan to visit hospitals over next few days to assess, scale-up facilities

PM Modi takes second dose of COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS

New Delhi, Apr 8 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took second dose of COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS here, and asked those eligible for the shot to take it soon to defeat the virus. He had taken his first jab on March 1 at the hospital. “Got my second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine… Continue reading PM Modi takes second dose of COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS