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

31 Mar 2020

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.

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

12 Feb 2020

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.

Delhi engineer and girlfriend arrested for killing his wife

04 May 2019

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.

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

10 Feb 2019

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.

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

18 Dec 2018

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

30 Nov 2018

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.

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

09 Nov 2018

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.

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

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.

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

21 Oct 2018

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

05 Sep 2018

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.

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

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.

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

23 Jul 2018

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

01 Jun 2018

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

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

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

22 May 2018

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.

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

02 May 2018

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.

Two Fortis Gurgaon cardiologists arrested for gross medical negligence

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Making disadvantaged youth employable, courtesy Delhi police

03 Jan 2018

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.

Popularity of party drugs in India has increased manifold

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.

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

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.

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

16 Dec 2017

#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.

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

16 Dec 2017

#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".

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Newborn mistakenly declared dead by Max passes away

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.

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

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.

Is Akshay Kumar a social "superhero"?

27 Nov 2017

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Congress' MPCC chief Mahadev Shelar commits suicide

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.

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

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.

Delhi: Surprise checks administered at 20 petrol pumps

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.

Mumbai Police bust 'One Coin', an online scam

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.

Delhi Journalist attacked after she told off men for public-drinking?

08 Apr 2017

Delhi Journalist attacked after she told off men for public-drinking?

Delhi police have arrested three men in connection with the attack on journalist Aparna Kalra at a park in Ashok Vihar.