11 May 2021
'Irrational': Experts question plasma therapy, urge government to review guidelines
A group of 18 top doctors and public health professionals have raised questions over the use of plasma therapy to treat coronavirus patients in India.
08 May 2021
Asaram shifted to AIIMS Jodhpur after COVID-19 treatment at hospital
Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, who was being treated for COVID-19 for the past two days at a hospital in Jodhpur, has been shifted to the AIIMS in the city due to security reasons, a police official said on Saturday.
04 May 2021
India may see third COVID-19 wave; lockdown required: AIIMS chief
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Dr. Randeep Guleria on Tuesday said that India may see a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic if the virus continues to mutate.
28 Apr 2021
How to manage COVID-19 in different patients, according to AIIMS
As India battles a dreadful second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi has advised measures for clinical guidance for the treatment of the disease in patients with mild, moderate, and severe symptoms.
19 Apr 2021
Former PM Manmohan Singh admitted to AIIMS after testing COVID-positive
Veteran Congress leader and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was admitted to the All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi on Monday.
12 Apr 2021
Virulent strains could be behind surge in infections: AIIMS chief
People not adhering to COVID-19 appropriate behavior and the circulation of highly infectious strains of SARS-COV-2 could be the primary reasons behind the surge in coronavirus infections in India, AIIMS Director Dr. Randeep Guleria said on Monday.
08 Apr 2021
PM Modi gets second dose of coronavirus vaccine
On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the second dose of coronavirus vaccine, over a month after he took the first shot.
01 Mar 2021
PM Modi gets the first shot of coronavirus vaccine
On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the first shot of the coronavirus vaccine, just as the campaign to inoculate those above 60 and above 45 with illnesses started nationwide.
21 Feb 2021
New COVID-19 strains could be more infectious: AIIMS chief
New strains of the coronavirus could be more infectious, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Delhi chief Dr. Randeep Guleria said in a recent interview.
02 Feb 2021
Nirmala Sitharaman increases outlay for AIIMS by Rs. 310 crore
The All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) took a bright spot in the Union Budget as Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman gave it an additional Rs. 310 crore.
26 Jan 2021
Delhi is on track to achieving herd immunity, sero-survey indicates
More than 50% of those surveyed in Delhi have developed antibodies against COVID-19, suggested the fifth sero-survey results. While this doesn't exactly confirm that half of Delhi has achieved herd immunity against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the latest serological survey comprises a sizeable sample size of 28,840 individuals.
23 Jan 2021
Lalu Prasad to be shifted to AIIMS as health deteriorates
Jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief, and former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav will be shifted to AIIMS after his health condition deteriorated while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Ranchi, officials said on Saturday.
21 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: PM Modi, CMs to get vaccinated in second phase
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 70, would be getting the coronavirus vaccine shot in the second phase of the drive launched last week, reports said on Thursday.
19 Jan 2021
3.8 lakh inoculated, two deaths not associated with vaccine: Government
On Monday, the Union Health Ministry said that the number of people who have been inoculated since Saturday, when the world's largest coronavirus vaccination drive started, stands at 3,81,305.
17 Jan 2021
Meet India's frontline workers who received first COVID-19 vaccine shots
On Saturday, India launched its COVID-19 vaccination drive, inoculating 1.91 lakh people on the first day alone.
16 Jan 2021
Delhi: First to get vaccinated volunteered as colleagues were scared
Manish Kumar, a 34-year-old machine operator at AIIMS, became the first person in Delhi to get the COVID-19 vaccine. He had himself asked hospital authorities to vaccinate him first as his colleagues chosen for the exercise were scared.
16 Jan 2021
India's coronavirus vaccination drive: AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria gets inoculated
Dr. Randeep Guleria, the Director of New Delhi's prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), on Saturday received a vaccine shot against the novel coronavirus on live television, soon after India kicked off its massive inoculating drive to end the raging pandemic.
13 Jan 2021
Union Minister Shripad Naik is conscious and recovering: Goa CM
Union Minister Shripad Naik, who was admitted to a Goa hospital after he met with an accident, is conscious and recovering, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday, adding that there is no need to shift him to New Delhi for treatment.
11 Jan 2021
HC allows 28 week pregnancy termination based on AIIMS report
The Delhi High Court, on Monday, allowed a woman's plea to terminate her 28-week pregnancy after a medical board constituted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) said her fetus can be aborted as it suffered from anencephaly, a condition where the skull bone is not formed and was incompatible with life.
10 Jan 2021
Delhi identifies 89 sites for COVID-19 vaccination drive: Health Minister
The Delhi government has identified 89 sites for the COVID-19 vaccination drive in the national capital, Health Minister Satyendar Jain said on Sunday.
07 Jan 2021
Bombay High Court reserves order on plea by Sushant's sisters
The Bombay High Court on Thursday reserved its order on a plea filed by late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's sisters seeking to quash an FIR lodged by his former girlfriend and actor Rhea Chakraborty.
05 Jan 2021
SII, Bharat Biotech ensure 'smooth roll out' of vaccines globally
The Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech have taken a joint pledge to ensure global access of the COVID-19 vaccines developed by them.
01 Jan 2021
India could approve coronavirus vaccine soon, key meeting today
After the meeting on Wednesday to judge the emergency use authorization applications of coronavirus vaccine developers remained without a conclusion, the subject expert committee (SEC) will meet again today.
31 Dec 2020
India could start 2021 with COVID-19 vaccine in hand: DCGI
The approval for a COVID-19 vaccine in India is likely just around the corner, with the Drugs Controller General of India, Dr. VG Somani, indicating the country might begin the New Year with a vaccine in hand.
31 Dec 2020
UK's approval to Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine paves way for India
The United Kingdom on Wednesday approved the vaccine developed by Oxford University and the British-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, giving the vaccine an endorsement that will likely be considered by Indian drug regulators.
30 Dec 2020
Sushant Singh Rajput investigation on, no aspect ruled out: CBI
More than four months after taking charge of the mysterious death case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has said that it is probing all aspects of the case and nothing has been ruled out yet.
21 Dec 2020
Indian experts to meet over new coronavirus strain in UK
The top advisory body of the Union Health Ministry will meet on Monday to discuss the new variant of coronavirus, which has forced the United Kingdom to impose new restrictions during the holiday season and prompted other European nations to ban travel from the country.
14 Dec 2020
Delhi: AIIMS nurses strike indefinitely over salary payments
Nurses and paramedic staff at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi on Monday decided to go on an indefinite strike over the payment of salaries.
13 Dec 2020
How Delhi plans to carry out COVID-19 vaccinations
Ahead of the licensing of a COVID-19 vaccine, the Delhi government has been working on a plan to conduct vaccinations.
03 Dec 2020
COVID-19 vaccine may get emergency approval this month: AIIMS Director
COVID-19 vaccines are expected to receive emergency use authorization from Indian regulatory authorities by the end of December or early January, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Dr. Randeep Guleria said on Thursday.
20 Nov 2020
Sushant discussed movie on 26/11 attacks a day before death
As part of the ongoing investigation into actor Sushant Singh Rajput's untimely demise, his talent manager, Uday Singh Gauri, has made some shocking revelations.
20 Nov 2020
As coronavirus cases rise, Centre sends teams to four states
Even as India's coronavirus tally seems to be under control, some states are logging an alarming rise in infections, prompting the Centre to send teams there. On Thursday, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare deployed teams to Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Manipur to control the surge.
31 Oct 2020
AIIMS to submit proposal for COVAXIN's phase three trials soon
By early next week, AIIMS will submit a proposal to start the third phase of clinical trials of COVAXIN, a vaccine against coronavirus being developed by Bharat Biotech.
30 Oct 2020
Third wave in Delhi? Rise in coronavirus cases sparks worries
Even as India has been performing well in October, as far as fresh coronavirus numbers are concerned, the National Capital has not been following the same trajectory since the last few days.
28 Oct 2020
DU VC Yogesh Tyagi suspended by President over 'administrative lapses'
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Delhi, Professor Yogesh Tyagi, has been suspended by President Ram Nath Kovind, officials of the Ministry of Education said on Wednesday.
26 Oct 2020
Cured from coronavirus and living amid pollution? Get flu shot
The winter months and the blanket of air pollution are likely to worsen the coronavirus situation, even for those who have defeated the contagious disease. Hence, the recovered patients, staying in highly-polluted areas, must get a flu shot, said experts.
22 Oct 2020
Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Modi tests positive for COVID-19; hospitalized
Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi on Thursday announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
22 Oct 2020
Delhi: 57% COVID-19 deaths aged below 40 had no co-morbidities
Over half the people who died due to COVID-19 in Delhi and were under the age of 40 years had no co-morbidities, the response to an RTI (Right to Information) query filed by The Indian Express has found.
17 Oct 2020
Sushant Singh Rajput's MLA cousin hospitalized in Patna
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Bihar, Niraj Kumar Singh Bablu was on Thursday hospitalized in Patna after suffering from chest pain.
12 Oct 2020
CBI warns neighbor, who claimed Sushant-Rhea met on June 13
A neighbor of actor Rhea Chakraborty, who had claimed that the 28-year-old had met late actor Sushant Singh Rajput a day before his death, has failed to substantiate the statement before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing the case.