Fortis Hospital: News

16 Jun 2023


Doctors allegedly leave scissors inside body during surgery, patient dead

A 74-year-old man in Rajasthan's Jaipur died after doctors allegedly left surgical scissors in his body, reported IANS.

03 Jul 2021


Delhi hospitals report cases of dehydration, vomiting amid rising mercury

Soaring temperatures in Delhi have led to city hospitals getting patients with complaints of dehydration and vomiting.

02 Jul 2021

Apollo Hospitals

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.

31 May 2021


72-year-old COVID-19 patient given 'antibody cocktail' in Mohali

A 72-year-old COVID-19 positive man was administered the monoclonal antibody cocktail therapy at Fortis Hospital in Mohali on Sunday, days after the treatment was given to two similar patients in Delhi and Gurgaon hospitals.

28 May 2021


Activist compiles list of breast milk donors for motherless infants

In a novel initiative, an activist is compiling a list of women willing to donate their breast milk for infants who have lost their mothers to coronavirus. The move comes after many such requests for breast milk were received on social media.

12 Feb 2020

Delhi Police

Shots fired at AAP MLA Naresh Yadav's convoy, volunteer killed

Hours after Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was rewarded a historic mandate in Delhi, a worker of the party was killed on Tuesday.

10 Oct 2019


Former Ranbaxy promoter Shivinder arrested in Rs. 740cr fraud case

Former promoter of pharmaceutical giant Ranbaxy Laboratories, Shivinder Mohan Singh, was arrested by the Economic Offenses Wing of the Delhi Police, on Thursday.

04 May 2019

Delhi Police

Delhi engineer and girlfriend arrested for killing his wife

The Delhi Police has arrested a 32-year-old mechanical engineer, Rahul Kumar Mishra, and a 33-year-old woman named Padma Tiwari for allegedly killing the former's wife, Pooja Rai (26), in Southwest Delhi's Kishangarh on March 16.

10 Feb 2019

Madhya Pradesh

Delhi: 'Depressed' IES officer found hanging at home in Munirka

A 25-year-old Indian Engineering Services (IES) officer allegedly committed suicide yesterday by hanging himself in his room in Southwest Delhi's Munirka area.

18 Dec 2018

Navi Mumbai

Former Vice-President of tech company loots to fund 'rich' lifestyle

A man in Vashi, Navi Mumbai, who was once a Vice President in a leading tech company, was arrested last week on accounts of car-jacking and chain snatching, along with an accomplice.

Delhi traffic-police creates green corridors to help 2 critically-ill patients

The Delhi Traffic Police provided special 'green corridors' to shift two critically-ill elderly patients to hospitals from the airport, police said yesterday.

09 Nov 2018

Consumer Court

Consumer Forum: Alcohol in limited quantity isn't poison, but sugar-content

A Chandigarh Consumer Forum observed alcohol taken in limited quantity wasn't poison but sugar content while directing insurance companies to pay Rs. 1.93 lakh to a Mohali resident.

21 Oct 2018

Safdarjung Hospital

Delhi: 15-year-old, tries to foiled snatching bid, gets shot at

A 15-year-old boy was shot at by miscreants on Friday morning after he tried to foil a snatching bid in Delhi's Shalimar Bagh area.

Fortis' co-founder Shivinder Singh sues elder brother, snaps business ties

Co-Founder of Fortis Healthcare, Shivinder Mohan Singh filed a lawsuit against his elder brother Malvinder Mohan Singh on Tuesday on grounds of "oppression and mismanagement" in their joint businesses: RHC Holding, Religare and Fortis.

24 Aug 2018


Marathi actor Vijay Chavan, known for comic roles, passes away

Veteran Marathi actor Vijay Chavan, known for his comic roles, passed away this morning at Fortis Hospital in Mumbai's Mulund suburb after a prolonged illness, a hospital official said. He was 63.

23 Jul 2018

Health & Wellness

This Gurugram eight-year-old had 100+ tapeworms in her brain

For six months, this eight-year-old had been suffering from severe headache and epileptic seizures.

13 Jul 2018


Malaysia's IHH Healthcare to invest Rs. 4000cr in Fortis healthcare

Cash-strapped Fortis Healthcare today said its board has unanimously accepted a binding offer from Malaysia's IHH Healthcare Berhad to invest Rs. 4,000cr in it by way of preferential allotment at Rs. 170/share.

02 Jun 2018


Gurugram: Doctors remove 9kg tumor from Iraqi patient's chest

Doctors at Gurugram's Fortis Hospital removed a tumor weighing nine kilograms from the chest of a 41-year-old Iraqi patient, giving him a new lease of life.

22 May 2018

West Bengal

Heart travels from Bengaluru to Kolkata within four-hours, for transplant

In a historic achievement, a heart traveled 1,885 kilometres from Bengaluru to Kolkata under four hours for a successful transplant, saving a life.

02 May 2018

Health & Wellness

Delhi woman lived with live-roundworms in bile-duct for six months!

Doctors at a Delhi hospital removed a whopping 14 live roundworms, each measuring 15-20cm, from a 38-year-old woman's bile-duct.

13 Apr 2018


Two Fortis Gurgaon cardiologists arrested for gross medical negligence

Two senior doctors attached to Gurgaon's Fortis hospital have been arrested today for gross medical negligence that resulted in the death of a 51-year-old woman last year.

28 Mar 2018


TPG-backed Manipal Hospitals acquires Fortis Healthcare, SRL Diagnostics

To mark one of the largest acquisition deal in the health space, Fortis Healthcare Ltd. has announced that its board has approved demerger of its hospitals business with TPG Capital-backed Manipal Hospitals, along with the sale of 20% stake in diagnostics chain SRL Ltd., in a Rs. 3,900-crore deal.

28 Feb 2018


Delhiites, breathe easy! Medicine, tests to cost less soon

Last year, Fortis hospital in Gurgaon charged Jayant Singh Rs. 16 lakh for treating his daughter for two weeks, who eventually died of dengue.

22 Feb 2018


Delhi: 52-year-old woman weighing 200 kgs undergoes bariatric surgery

A 52-year-old Delhi woman whose weight was 200 kgs underwent bariatric surgery at a private hospital in December last year. After the six-hour surgery, she has lost 30 kgs and is recuperating.

18 Feb 2018


70% students don't sleep enough during exams. Follow these tips

Exams have been getting more stressful for students, so much so that over 70% don't even get the required amount of sleep, a multi-city Fortis survey has found.

09 Feb 2018

Delhi High Court

Malvinder and brother Shivinder Singh, Fortis founder-directors, quit

Billionaire Malvinder Mohan Singh and brother Shivinder Mohan Singh, founder-directors of Fortis Healthcare, have stepped down from their positions amid ongoing legal cases against them.

03 Jan 2018

Delhi Police

Making disadvantaged youth employable, courtesy Delhi police

Delhi police is using skill building and employment to cut down the National Capital's notoriously high crime rate.

26 Dec 2017


Popularity of party drugs in India has increased manifold

According to government data, use of synthetic party drugs have increased manifold in the last five years in India.

25 Dec 2017


#WhatTheHealth: India's healthcare crisis- 70 years after independence, where're we?

Adya, a seven-year-old Delhi resident, diagnosed with dengue, died in September despite being given the best treatment, or so her parents thought.

16 Dec 2017

Health & Wellness

#WhatTheHealth: Fortis charges Rs. 36 lakh for 42 days' treatment

There seems to be more trouble for Gurugram's Fortis Memorial Research Institute, as another complaint of overcharging has been lodged against it.

16 Dec 2017

Health & Wellness

#WhatTheHealth: Fortis overcharged 7-year-old parents; earned up to 1700%-profit

National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority's probe into the death of 7-year-old dengue patient, Adya Singh at Gurugram's Fortis Memorial Research Institute revealed her parents were "grossly overcharged".

07 Dec 2017


'Fortis murdered 7-year-old Adya': Haryana govt panel finds hospital guilty

A Haryana government panel has found Gurugram's reputed Fortis Hospital guilty of medical negligence and unlawful conduct.

25 Nov 2017


After Fortis, Medanta charges Rs. 16 lakh for 22-day-long treatment

Medanta hospital in Gurgaon has charged Rs. 16 lakh for the 22-day-long dengue treatment of a seven year old boy. The boy, Saurya Pratap Singh, passed away on Wednesday.

20 Nov 2017


Rs. 16L bill at Fortis for 15-day stay of patient

That private hospitals often loot patients is no secret. A disturbing case has now surfaced from Fortis Gurgaon.

14 Oct 2017


Congress' MPCC chief Mahadev Shelar commits suicide

Congress spokesperson and Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee chief Advocate Mahadev Shelar reportedly committed suicide today; he was found hanging at his Mulund residence in Mumbai.

07 Sep 2017


Youngest organ donor in Western-India gives life to three-year-old girl

A 14-month-old toddler from Gujarat's Surat has become the youngest organ donor in Western India after his heart was transplanted to a three-and-a-half-year-old girl from Navi Mumbai.

04 May 2017


Delhi: Surprise checks administered at 20 petrol pumps

The Delhi Government undertook surprise checks at 20 petrol pumps against their alleged illegal activities.

27 Apr 2017


Mumbai Police bust 'One Coin', an online scam

Mumbai Police has arrested 18 people in connection with 'One Coin', an online scam which promised people lakhs in return for an investment of Rs. 11,900. The arrest led the cops to 4 bank accounts from which Rs. 18.97crore was revived by them.

01 Feb 2017


Mumbai hospitals under the scanner for overcharging

Lilavati Hospital, Asian Heart Institute, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Fortis Hospital, Global Hospitals, Hiranandani Hospital and HN Reliance Foundation were found selling packaged commodities at prices far above the MRP.

19 Jan 2017

Navi Mumbai

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