Apollo Hospitals: News

05 Dec 2023


Apollo Hospitals accused of illegal organ trade, denies allegations

In a startling development, Apollo Hospitals, one of the world's largest private hospital groups, has been accused of being involved in an illegal organ trade racket.

09 Aug 2023


Sensex climbs to 65,995 points, Nifty settles above 19,630 mark

On Wednesday, the benchmark Sensex and Nifty indices showed an upward trend. The Sensex rose 0.23% to 65,995.81 points while the Nifty gained 0.31% to end at 19,632.55 points.

06 Jul 2023


Sensex climbs to 65,785 points, Nifty settles just below 19,500

On Thursday, the stock market had a bearish opening but the benchmark Sensex and Nifty indices witnessed a surge. The Sensex jumped 0.52% to 65,785.64 points while the Nifty climbed 0.51% to 19,497.3 points.

30 Jan 2023


Odisha Health Minister Naba Kisore Das's last rites today

The last rites of Odisha Health Minister Naba Kisore Das, who died after being fatally shot by a police officer on Sunday, will take place at his native place of Jharsuguda on Monday.

23 Sep 2022


Sensex slips to 58,098 points, Nifty settles at 17,327

On Friday, the stock market ended on a bearish note, extending its losing streak for the third day.

15 Jun 2022

Bhupesh Baghel

Chhattisgarh: 11-year-old rescued from borewell in 104-hour 'longest ever' operation

An 11-year-old boy, who fell down a borewell in Chhattisgarh's Janjgir Champa district on Tuesday night, was rescued following a 104-hour rescue effort.

08 Jul 2021


Indraprastha Apollo records six cytomegalovirus infection cases in a month

Six persons have been diagnosed with cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital in Delhi within 20 to 30 days of testing positive for coronavirus, officials said on Thursday.

02 Jul 2021

Fortis Hospital

Two Delhi-NCR hospitals start administering Sputnik V; over 3K vaccinated

Private hospital chains Fortis Healthcare and Apollo Hospitals have started administering Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V at two of their hospitals in Delhi-NCR, officials said on Thursday.

25 Dec 2020


Rajinikanth hospitalized after blood pressure fluctuations, tested coronavirus negative earlier

One of the most famous icons of the Indian film industry, Rajinikanth, was on Friday admitted to a hospital of the Apollo Group in Hyderabad after his blood pressure showed severe fluctuations.

10 Dec 2020


Coronavirus: Apollo, prepared to vaccinate one million daily, seeks clarity

Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd., which is India's largest hospital chain, is ready to inoculate one million daily with the coronavirus vaccine but has no clarity from the government.

20 Nov 2020

Satyajit Ray

'Feluda' coronavirus test: A game-changer in India's fight against COVID-19?

Feluda, the world's first coronavirus test based on gene-editing technology CRISPR, will be rolled out in Delhi in the first week of December, multiple reports said. Following Delhi, the kits will be available in Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune, and Ahmedabad.

11 Nov 2020

Air Pollution

With COVID-19 and pollution, which masks should you be wearing?

Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, experts have stressed the importance of wearing face masks to shield people from the viral disease.

28 Oct 2020

Navi Mumbai

Divya Agarwal, who lambasted hospital earlier, loses father to coronavirus

Actor Divya Agarwal, best known for her stint in Splitsvilla, lost her father to coronavirus on Wednesday.

20 Aug 2020


Coronavirus may cause heart damage even in mild, asymptomatic cases

The coronavirus is known to be a disease that impacts the lungs, however, it has been found that several COVID-19 patients have sustained heart damage after recovery.

15 Apr 2020

App Store

Airtel and Apollo Hospitals partner to provide app-based COVID-19 self-testing

Airtel and Apollo Hospitals have come together to offer all Airtel Thanks subscribers free self-testing for COVID-19, the diseased caused by the novel coronavirus.

19 Dec 2018


Jayalalithaa's Apollo hospital bill includes Rs. 1.17 cr for food/beverages

Apollo Hospital, where AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa was hospitalized, submitted the hospital bill to Justice Arumughasamy Commission on Tuesday which shows dues to the tune of Rs. 44 lakh are still unsettled.

29 Oct 2018


Nepal's PM KP Oli hospitalized due to lung infection

Nepal's Prime Minister KP Oli was hospitalized today after developing a lung infection, the Kathmandu Post reported.

29 Sep 2018

Delhi High Court

From Jaguar, man peeps to spit pan-masala, dies after car-crash

A 27-year-old man succumbed to serious injuries after his Jaguar crashed on Yamuna Expressway in Greater Noida.

Tamil Nadu: Commission probing Jayalalithaa's death summons three AIIMS doctors

The Justice A Arumughaswamy Commission of Inquiry, probing the death of former Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa's death, has summoned three AIIMS doctors, who examined her at Apollo Hospital (Chennai), to appear before it on August 23 and 24.

22 Jul 2018

Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Scaffolding collapses at under-construction building; 1 killed, 32 injured

One person was killed and 32 others injured when an overloaded scaffolding of an under-construction building collapsed in Chennai, police said.

14 Jul 2018

Tamil Nadu

Apollo Hospital room where Jayalalithaa was admitted to be inspected

The room at Chennai's Apollo Hospitals where late AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa was hospitalized in Dec'16 will be inspected on July 29 by the counsel representing the one-man panel probing her death and those from the side of her aide VK Sasikala.

27 May 2018

Tamil Nadu

Jayalalithaa's voice-note, hand-written diet menu, released by probe panel

The probe panel, investigating former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's death, released a voice note to the media, where she said blood pressure of 140/80 was normal for her.

Jaitley shifted out of ICU, recovering after kidney transplant

Arun Jaitley, who underwent a successful kidney transplant at the AIIMS on May 14, has been shifted out of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and is recovering.

20 May 2018


Kerala: Panic grips locals after unknown-virus kills three in family

Three deaths in a family in Perambra in Kozhikode district of Kerala, after an unknown virus infected them, has frightened locals.

14 May 2018

Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley undergoing kidney transplant surgery at AIIMS-Delhi

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is undergoing a kidney transplant operation at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi.

06 Apr 2018


Mumbai: 13-month-old undergoes successful liver transplant

A 13-month-old child became the youngest in Maharashtra to undergo a successful liver transplant.

22 Mar 2018

Sasikala Natarajan

Jayalalithaa had refused to go to hospital: Sasikala

In a 55-page affidavit submitted before Justice A. Arumughaswamy Commission, jailed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala recounted the events leading to former TN CM Jayalalithaa's death.

03 Mar 2018


Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan hospitalized in Chennai

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was admitted to Apollo Hospitals in Chennai late on Friday night.

03 Mar 2018


Google India partners with Apollo Hospitals, launches Symptom Search feature

Google India has partnered with Apollo Hospitals to launch a new feature in its Search offering called Symptom Search.

15 Feb 2018


Delhi: Head-on collision of cars kills two of family

A man and his son died while returning from a relative's wedding after the Maruti Celerio car they were traveling in had a head-on collision with a Mahindra XUV in Southeast Delhi's Jaitpur area on late Tuesday night.

22 Nov 2017


First loot by Delhi's wedding gangs reported near Connaught Place

Delhi's notorious 'Band, Baaja, Baarat' thieves, who mix with guests at weddings and steal, are back.

28 Sep 2017

Tamil Nadu

Medical report: 'When admitted, Jayalalithaa was drowsy but could talk'

The first medical report filed on 22 September'16 in Chennai's Apollo Hospital reportedly says AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa was drowsy and had difficulty breathing but could speak, when she was brought in.

21 Sep 2017


Delhi: 21-year-old student killed in tiff over public smoking

In a shocking incident, a 21-year-old photography student, Gurpreet Singh, was killed for objecting to public smoking while his friend Maninder was critically injured in Delhi's Safdarjung.

02 Jun 2017


Gau rakshaks stab student in Haryana

In the latest incident of cow vigilantism, members from a group of 'gau rakshaks' stabbed a second year B.A. student named Shivam in the town of Gohana in Haryana's Sonepat district.

24 Feb 2017


First intra-city organ transplant by air in Bengaluru

For the first time, an air-ambulance was used in Bengaluru for an intra-city organ transplant, when a heart was flown from Apollo Hospital, Bannerghatta Road into MS Ramaiah Narayana Heart Centre, Mattikere in seven minutes.

08 Dec 2016

Tamil Nadu

Amma rests in "peace", thanks to TN Police's 24x7 security

The anticipated "extreme reactions" that were expected to follow the announcement of Jayalalithaa's death did not happen.

06 Dec 2016

Tamil Nadu

Jayalalithaa to be laid to rest

Late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's funeral procession is underway; she has been laid to rest in a sandalwood casket and will be buried at Marina beach next to the memorial for MG Ramachandran.

06 Dec 2016

Lok Sabha

"Iron Woman" Jayalalithaa: From a Cine Superstar to Political Queen

Jayalalithaa's political graph was an improbable one; she proved what a woman is capable of doing in a patriarchal society.

06 Dec 2016

Tamil Nadu

Amma leaves TN with excellent social, industrial indicators

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa passed away at Apollo Hospital on 5 December, but she has left behind a legacy that will not be forgotten.