Blot of Gorakhpur tragedy will stay for long on Yogi Adityanth

By Mohit Dubey Lucknow, Aug 14 : Some stains stick. In politics they sometime stick for a lifetime. In 2012, Akhilesh Yadav stormed to power as a beacon of hope in Uttar Pradesh. The Muzaffarnagar communal riots a year later marred his political career for ever. Cut to 2017. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was […]

‘Politicians making doctors scapegoats to hide incompetency’

New Delhi, Aug 14 : The Resident Doctors Association (RDA) of AIIMS on Monday said doctors were being made “scapegoats” by politicians in order to hide their own incompetencies in managing healthcare. “Doctors and patients have a very pious relation. We request politicians not to spoil this to hide your incompetency,” said the statement issued […]

NHRC issues notice to UP on Gorakhpur deaths

New Delhi, Aug 14 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on the deaths of over 60 children in a government hospital in Gorakhpur and called for a detailed report. It also asked for information about the steps taken for “relief and rehabilitation of the […]

Yemen records 500,000 cholera cases, nearly 2,000 deaths – WHO

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, Aug 14 : More than half a million people in Yemen have been infected with cholera since the epidemic began four months ago and 1,975 people have died, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today. Each day there are more than 5,000 new cases of the waterborne disease, which causes acute […]

Ex-AIIMS chief is VC of Mahatma Gandhi University

New Delhi, Aug 14 : Former Director of AIIMS M.C. Misra has joined as the new Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University of Medical Sciences and Technology (MGUMST), Jaipur. The medical institution is among the biggest private medical colleges in India. Misra, among India’s top general surgeons who served the All India Institute of Medical […]