Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi on October 13. As per sources, the former PM is having a mild fever for the past two days and was feeling weak. Reportedly, he has undergone some medical tests. Singh has now been admitted at AIIMS for better medical care.
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In Odisha’s Bolangir district, a man was unlawfully beaten up and forced to drink urine for being supposedly accused of practicing sorcery. The sorcerer identified as Hadibandhu Bagarti, faced charges after few people in the village fell ill. Reportedly, the villagers dragged him from his house and thrashed him with sticks. He was rushed to the hospital after the family informed the police. Few villagers have been detained, informed the… read-more
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Founder of the "₹1 Clinic" in Thane, Dr. Rahul Ghule was discharged from the hospital after being admitted for a suicidal attempt by consuming 30 sleeping pills. The doctor had tweeted that TMC had not paid his bills, and political leaders were further pressuring him to invest in the "Aapla Davakhana" project. A TMC spokesperson said that necessary actions will be taken after probing into the matter.
Jillian Cannan, a New York resident was shocked to receive more than 150 unordered Amazon packages filled with mask brackets. Addressing this problem, Cannan contacted the e-commerce company to clarify the mistake. Thereafter, Amazon agreed to compensate for the inconvenience. Deciding to use child-size brackets for DIY mask kits, the creative studio and DIY owner will distribute mask kits and adult-sized brackets to the hospitals.
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As a preparation for the third wave of COVID-19, the Assam government has converted a football stadium into a 300-bed hospital. The temporary hospital was inaugurated by Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma on June 10 at the Sarusajai Stadium complex in Guwahati. With the help of The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), the hospital was built in 20 days at a cost of Rs 21.46 crore.
Shree Paras Hospital in Agra is being sealed after 22 people died from oxygen shortage. The decision came after a video of the hospital owner saying to stop oxygen supply as part of a mock drill surfaced. In the video, the doctor admitted that 22 people died after he shut off the oxygen supply for five minutes. The District administration also assured to book the hospital under the Epidemic Act.
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Bollywood superstar 'Tragedy King' Dilip Kumar has been hospitalized in Mumbai’s Khar Hinduja hospital on June 6. The 98-year-old actor was admitted after facing issue of breathlessness, which he was reportedly facing for the past few days. He was hospitalised last month as well after facing a similar health issue but was discharged later. Notably, Dilip Kumar made his… read-more
A Delhi government hospital has drawn criticism after issuing a circular instructing nurses to not to talk in Malayalam. The Govind Ballabh Pant hospital's circular stated all communication at the workplace should be done in Hindi or English to avoid "serious action". While the hospital authorities cited that maximum people there did not know Malayalam, nurses' union has objected to the inclusion of the language's name in the circular.
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West Bengal’s former CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharya was admitted to the hospital on May 25 morning as his oxygen levels started falling below 90 due to COVID-19 infection last week. It is known that the veteran CPI(M) leader was suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease for over a decade. Recently, the former CM's wife was discharged on May 24 after being hospitalised on May 18 due to COVID-related complications.
The Delhi government on May 13 sought the Centre to give Delhi’s surplus oxygen quota to other states. Deputy CM Manish Sisodia said Delhi’s oxygen requirement has dropped from 700 metric tonnes to 582 metric tonnes/day. Thanking the Union and Delhi HC for rendering help in crisis, Dy-CM Sisodia said the positivity rate in Delhi dropped by 14% along with an increased availability in number of beds and oxygen concentrators.