Articles about Fortis Hospital

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.

31 Mar 2020

Rohit Sharma
Be patient, you'll survive: Man, who defeated coronavirus, tells NewsBytes

When 29-year-old Rohit Sharma went to London on a company project this January, he had high hopes and was looking forward to his assignment there. The stay, however, was cut short and Rohit was called back to Delhi, due to coronavirus pandemic.

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.

29 Oct 2018

#MeTooEffect: Tata Sons decide against renewing Suhel Seth's contract

Tata Sons, the holding company of Tata Group, would not renew the contract of Suhel Seth, a spokesperson said on Monday.

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.

01 Jun 2018

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 6 business news

Hola, ready to ride on your business express? Here we go.

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

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".

10 Dec 2017

Delhi Medical Association threatens strike against cancellation of Max's license

A day after the Delhi government cancelled the license of Max Hospital for declaring a living newborn 'dead'. the Delhi Medical Association (DMA) wrote to CM Arvind Kejriwal seeking withdrawal of its "irrational and autocratic" decision.

08 Dec 2017

Delhi govt cancels Max Hospital's license after 'dead' newborn fiasco

The Delhi government has cancelled the license of the reputed Max Hospital after it wrongly declared a newborn dead.

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.

06 Dec 2017

Newborn mistakenly declared dead by Max passes away

A newborn that was mistakenly declared dead by Delhi's Max Hospital has passed away. He was undergoing treatment at another hospital.

01 Dec 2017

Max-Hospital fiasco: 'Dead' baby found alive on way to burial

In another case of negligence by private hospitals, Max in Delhi's Shalimar Bagh declared two newborns dead, only to have the parents find one alive on their way to performing their babies' last rites, HT reports.

27 Nov 2017

Akshay Kumar
Is Akshay Kumar a social "superhero"?

Akshay Kumar unveiled a new poster of his upcoming film 'Padman' which is being produced by his wife, Twinkle Khanna.

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.