All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS): News

All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) are the most esteemed set of medical colleges located in various cities across India. These colleges have been deemed institutions of national importance by the Government. AIIMS Delhi was established in the year 1956 and is the front runner renowned institution.

29 Nov 2023


Uttarkashi tunnel rescue: Workers airlifted to AIIMS for checkup

After 17 days of relentless efforts, a joint rescue mission successfully saved 41 workers trapped in Uttarkashi's Silkyara tunnel on Tuesday night.

Supreme Court questions revised medical report in abortion case

The Supreme Court, on Wednesday, raised concerns over a fresh medical report that indicated a 26-week-old fetus may have a strong chance of survival.

23 Aug 2023

Delhi Police

Delhi rape: Accused officer can't impregnate, underwent vasectomy, says lawyer 

The lawyer for the main accused in the Delhi rape case has reportedly made a shocking claim and dismissed allegations that his client impregnated the victim.

15 Aug 2023


'India's toilet man' Bindeshwar Pathak dead: His life, contributions, achievements

Bindeshwar Pathak, the founder of Sulabh International, died at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, on Tuesday. He was 80.

07 Aug 2023


Fire breaks out at AIIMS Delhi, emergency ward closed: Report

A fire reportedly broke out on Monday in the endoscopy room near the emergency ward of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi.

19 Jul 2023


Uttarakhand: 17 people killed after power transformer explosion

As many as 17 people died and several others sustained injuries after a power transformer exploded at the Namami Gange project site in Uttarakhand's Chamoli on Wednesday, reported News18.

04 Jul 2023

Delhi Police

Delhi: 4 AIIMS students arrested for impersonating candidates in NEET

The Delhi Police on Tuesday busted a gang that allegedly used to write the National Entrance cum Eligibility Test (NEET) exam in place of actual candidates, reported ANI.

09 Jun 2023


On camera: Man brutally stabbed on busy road in Delhi

In a horrifying video, a man was allegedly seen hitting and stabbing another individual in the Nand Nagri Police Station area of Northeast Delhi at 10:30pm on Thursday, reported NDTV.

Around 150 medical colleges may lose national recognition: Report

Around 150 medical colleges nationwide may lose recognition of the National Medical Commission (NMC), a regulatory body for India's medical education and professionals, reported NDTV, quoting sources.

21 Apr 2023


Man, disguised as advocate, shoots at woman in Delhi court 

A woman was injured in a shooting incident at Delhi's Saket District Court on Friday, reported ANI.

19 Apr 2023


Nepal President Ram Chandra Poudel admitted to AIIMS Delhi

Nepal President Ram Chandra Poudel has been shifted to Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) from Kathmandu's Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital on Wednesday.

14 Apr 2023

Narendra Modi

PM Modi inaugurates Northeast's 1st AIIMS in Assam

PM Narendra Modi inaugurated Northeast India's first All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Guwahati, Assam, on Friday.

19 Mar 2023


Delhi: Woman's skull, chopped body parts found in polythene bag

In a shocking incident, the mutilated body of a woman was found near a Rapid Metro construction area in Delhi's Sarai Kale Khan, NDTV reported.

06 Mar 2023


Delhi's crucial Ashram Flyover reopened: All you need to know

People in Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) breathed a sigh of relief on Monday as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated the Ashram Flyover expansion.

21 Feb 2023


Another Delhi shocker: Woman set ablaze by live-in partner dies

In yet another horrific murder in Delhi, a 28-year-old woman died after her live-in partner allegedly set her ablaze following a dispute in Aman Vihar, PTI reported.

22 Jan 2023

Shraddha Walkar

Shraddha Walkar murder: Police's 3000-draft chargesheet ready, legal approval awaited

The Delhi Police is awaiting a go-ahead from legal experts to submit its chargesheet against Aaftab Poonawala accused of murdering his live-in partner Shraddha Walkar, ANI reported citing sources.

17 Dec 2022


Man throws 2-year-old son from balcony after fight with wife

In a horrific incident, a man threw his two-year-old son from a three-story building before jumping off following an alleged fight with his wife in Delhi, NDTV reported.

14 Dec 2022


Delhi AIIMS cyberattack originated in China, servers retrieved: Sources

The attack on the servers of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) originated in China, reported ANI, quoting senior officials of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).

03 Dec 2022


Tamil Nadu hospital suffers cyber attack; patient data sold online

Tamil Nadu-based multispeciality hospital—Sree Saran Medical Center (SSMC)—has been the latest target of a cyber attack in India, India Today reported.

25 Nov 2022


#NewsBytesExplainer: The cyberattack that stunned AIIMS Delhi and its aftermath

Life has come to a standstill at India's premier hospital, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi. The institute has been without internet, and everything is now done manually, all thanks to a cyberattack on Wednesday.

13 Nov 2022

Randeep Guleria

Dr. Randeep Guleria's 30-year AIIMS-Delhi journey ends with voluntary retirement

Dr. Randeep Guleria, former director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, has taken voluntary retirement.

30 Oct 2022

Uttar Pradesh

In coma for 7 months, woman delivers 'miracle' baby girl

A woman from Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh—who's been in a coma for seven months—has given birth to a baby girl even while fighting for her life at AIIMS, New Delhi, reported India Today.

05 Oct 2022

Narendra Modi

HP: PM Modi inaugurates AIIMS Bilaspur, to attend Kullu Dussehra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Bilaspur on Wednesday during his Dussehra visit to Himachal Pradesh.

15 Jun 2022


AIIMS has issued a warning about eating momos. Here's why

Delhi's All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) recently issued a health warning regarding eating momos.

11 May 2022

Himachal Pradesh

Ex-telecom minister Sukh Ram dies at 94; cremation on Thursday

Sukh Ram, a former union minister and veteran Congress leader from Himachal Pradesh, died at Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) early on Wednesday. He was 94.

26 Apr 2022

Randeep Guleria

AIIMS Delhi nurses' union launches indefinite strike today: Details here

The nurses at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, launched an indefinite strike on Tuesday.

05 Jan 2022


Amid Delhi's COVID-19 surge, 100+ healthcare workers test positive

Over 100 health workers at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and other hospitals have tested positive for COVID-19 over the last week.

16 Oct 2021

Manmohan Singh

Former PM Manmohan Singh diagnosed with dengue; condition improving: AIIMS

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been diagnosed with dengue, officials at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, said Saturday, adding his condition is improving gradually.

19 Jul 2021


AIIMS doctor urges people to be careful for 1-2 years

A professor at the medicine department of the All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has urged people to practice caution for at least the next couple of years, so that COVID-19 does not explode again.

19 Jun 2021


Third coronavirus wave in 6 to 8 weeks: AIIMS chief

A third wave of coronavirus infections in India is now unavoidable and could hit the country as soon as six to eight weeks, AIIMS chief Dr. Randeep Guleria said today.

07 Jun 2021


COVID-19: India reports 1L new cases, lowest in 61 days

India continues to see an improvement in its COVID-19 situation as the country reported just above one lakh new cases in the past 24 hours.

07 Jun 2021


AIIMS-Delhi begins screening children for COVAXIN clinical trials from today

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi will begin screening children from Monday to conduct clinical trials of the indigenously developed, Bharat Biotech's vaccine against COVID-19, COVAXIN.

01 Jun 2021

Ramesh Pokhriyal

Ramesh Pokhriyal admitted to AIIMS due to post-COVID-19 complications

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal "Nishank" was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi on Tuesday morning due to post-COVID-19 complications.

31 May 2021


Gargle lavage method to detect COVID-19 should be implemented: AIIMS-RDA

The Resident Doctors Association of the AIIMS on Sunday wrote to Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan urging him to implement the gargle lavage method in detection of COVID-19 and also give due credit to researchers of the hospital and Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI) for this diagnosis.

25 May 2021

Delhi High Court

HC allows woman's plea to abort 23-week abnormal twin fetus

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday allowed a woman to abort a 23-week pregnancy after an AIIMS medical board said the twin fetus she was carrying did suffer from abnormalities and once born would face long-term developmental issues.

ICMR drops convalescent plasma therapy from COVID-19 treatment guidelines

The use of convalescent plasma therapy has been dropped from the recommended treatment guidelines for COVID-19 in India, as per an advisory from the Union Health Ministry on late Monday.

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

Randeep Guleria

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.

23 Apr 2021


AIIMS faces staff shortage, discontinues contact tracing of exposed HCWs

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has decided to discontinue contact tracing of exposed healthcare workers and quarantine of asymptomatic contacts amid the current COVID-19 situation that has led to insufficient resources and a shortage of staff.

19 Apr 2021

Manmohan Singh

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

Randeep Guleria

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

Narendra Modi

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

Narendra Modi

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

Randeep Guleria

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

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

Indian Government

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 Yadav

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.

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.

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

Narendra Modi

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

Delhi High Court

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.

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

United Kingdom

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

Randeep Guleria

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.

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

Randeep Guleria

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.

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.

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

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

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

Delhi University

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


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.

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.

11 Oct 2020

Union Health Ministry

Coronavirus: Winter and pollution can cause spike, says AIIMS Director

Amid a decline in the number of coronavirus infections in India, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Dr. Randeep Guleria has warned about a possible spike in the coming weeks.

Rhea to take action against 'media scums' for spoiling reputation

After actor Rhea Chakraborty walked out of prison on bail, her lawyer said they are planning to take legal action against the media houses that tried to defame the 28-year-old.

AIIMS panel chief had earlier said Sushant was murdered: Report

Days after the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) panel ruled out murder theories in actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, contradictory media reports have come to the fore.

04 Oct 2020


Sushant was affected by being falsely accused of rape: Kangana

Actor Kangana Ranaut, who has been demanding justice for Sushant Singh Rajput, has reacted to a recent AIIMS' report stating that the 34-year-old movie star had died by suicide and it was not a case of murder.

04 Oct 2020

Mumbai Police

"Vindicated": Mumbai top cop on AIIMS report in Sushant case

The Mumbai Police's investigation stands vindicated after the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) report in actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, city police commissioner Param Bir Singh has said.

AIIMS panel rules out murder in Sushant Singh's case

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput was not murdered and it was a case of suicide, Dr. Sudhir Gupta, who headed a team of forensic experts from Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has stated.

01 Oct 2020

Yogi Adityanath

On way to Hathras, Rahul Gandhi claims he was lathi-charged

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday claimed Uttar Pradesh Police lathi-charged him and pushed him to the ground, just as he was on his way to meet the bereaved family of the Hathras gang-rape victim.

AIIMS panel rules out poisoning in Sushant Rajput case: Report

There was no poisoning involved in the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the AIIMS medical team reportedly told the Central Bureau of Investigation in its final report.