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Italy: COVID-19 cases surge, hospitals near breaking-point; partial lockdown extended

14 Nov 2020

Italy: COVID-19 cases surge, hospitals near breaking-point; partial lockdown extended

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to surge in Italy, hospitals in the country are in a dire condition and nearing a breaking point, struggling with the rise in new admissions.

Everything you need to know about applying for birth certificate

25 Dec 2019

Everything you need to know about applying for birth certificate

The birth certificate is an important official document that is mandatory for availing various services/benefits offered by the government.

#FinancialBytes: Six common myths around health insurance policies, busted!

18 Nov 2019

#FinancialBytes: Six common myths around health insurance policies, busted!

Health insurance is an important financial product and investing in it is essential to protect one's finances in the event of any illness.

Five most useful mobile apps that every doctor should use

31 Jul 2019

Five most useful mobile apps that every doctor should use

Becoming a doctor is the dream of many youngsters and it is also one of the most respected professions.

Kannada couple develops '80% cheaper' portable device to detect hearing-loss

31 Mar 2019

Kannada couple develops '80% cheaper' portable device to detect hearing-loss

Hearing loss is a common problem faced by many in India and is often not taken seriously.

15 dialysis patients have died in Venezuela's blackout: NGO

10 Mar 2019

15 dialysis patients have died in Venezuela's blackout: NGO

Fifteen Venezuelans with advanced kidney disease have died after being unable to get dialysis during the country's extended power outage, an NGO reported yesterday.

US: 4-year-old wanted to play, dog 'eats' his entire hand

06 Mar 2019

US: 4-year-old wanted to play, dog 'eats' his entire hand

In a ghastly incident, a dog is said to have bitten off an entire hand of a four-year-old boy recently in the US.

Transplant liver rushed from Thane-Parel, this time via Mumbai local

16 Feb 2019

Transplant liver rushed from Thane-Parel, this time via Mumbai local

In a first, a human organ was transported from one hospital to another via Mumbai local trains.

Kerala: After caught cheating, student beats teacher

12 Feb 2019

Kerala: After caught cheating, student beats teacher

In a shocking incident that took place in Kerala, a student of Class XII assaulted a school teacher after the latter found him cheating in an exam recently.

Andhra Pradesh: School bus falls into culvert; six children critical

28 Jan 2019

Andhra Pradesh: School bus falls into culvert; six children critical

In a tragic incident, a school bus carrying 52 children fell into a culvert in the district of Guntur in Andhra Pradesh on Monday morning, leaving several children injured, and some critically injured.

Gurugram: Seven new swine flu cases takes total to 34

22 Jan 2019

Gurugram: Seven new swine flu cases takes total to 34

While Rajasthan is in the grips of a swine flu outbreak, the disease seems to have reached Gurugram too.

Man injects semen for 18 months to cure back pain

21 Jan 2019

Man injects semen for 18 months to cure back pain

In a bizarre attempt, a man in Ireland tried to cure his chronic back pain by injecting himself with a dose of his own semen every month, for the last one and a half years.

Bride shot at during wedding, returns injured, completes rituals

18 Jan 2019

Bride shot at during wedding, returns injured, completes rituals

After a bride got shot at her own wedding in Delhi yesterday, her spirit wasn't dampened at all, as she returned with injuries from the hospital just to get married.

Woman who entered Sabarimala disowned, attacked by family; hospitalized

15 Jan 2019

Woman who entered Sabarimala disowned, attacked by family; hospitalized

Kanaka Durga, one of the two women who scripted history by becoming the first women of menstrual age to enter the Sabarimala temple in centuries, has been hospitalized after she was allegedly attacked by her mother-in-law.

'Chai Waali Chachi': Woman's been drinking only 'chai' for 33yrs

13 Jan 2019

'Chai Waali Chachi': Woman's been drinking only 'chai' for 33yrs

For many, the day is incomplete if they haven't sipped their daily cup of chai and it's even more tempting in the chilly winters.

Telangana: Lovebirds who attempted suicide get married in hospital

12 Jan 2019

Telangana: Lovebirds who attempted suicide get married in hospital

Some say love is worth dying for, and it seems like one Telangana couple took the saying a bit too seriously.

Rajasthan: Nurses pull baby too hard, leave head inside womb

11 Jan 2019

Rajasthan: Nurses pull baby too hard, leave head inside womb

In what comes as a stomach-churning news, a male nurse at a government health center in Rajasthan pulled an infant so hard during delivery, earlier this week, that the baby got decapitated and the head was left inside the womb.

Starving child drinks insecticide in MP, NCPCR sends team

07 Jan 2019

Starving child drinks insecticide in MP, NCPCR sends team

A tribal child in Madhya Pradesh's Ratlam district reportedly consumed insecticide out of hunger, prompting the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) to set up an inquiry into the matter.

He crushes patients' groin for a living and loves it

04 Jan 2019

He crushes patients' groin for a living and loves it

There are tons of intriguing jobs people do that we are unaware of.

Mumbai: Massive fire breaks out in two hotels, no casualties

20 Dec 2018

Mumbai: Massive fire breaks out in two hotels, no casualties

Fire incidents were reported yesterday from two hotels in Mumbai, including the luxury hotel Trident.

#ESICHospitalFire: 2-month-old died; father wrapped her in doormat

19 Dec 2018

#ESICHospitalFire: 2-month-old died; father wrapped her in doormat

In the tragic fire which engulfed ESIC Hospital of Kamgar, Mumbai, a yet-to-be-named two-month-old girl lost her life.

Mumbai: Death toll rises to nine in ESIC hospital fire

19 Dec 2018

Mumbai: Death toll rises to nine in ESIC hospital fire

The death toll in the Mumbai hospital fire rose to nine today with a 65-year-old woman succumbing to her injuries, a civic official said.

Jayalalithaa's Apollo hospital bill includes Rs. 1.17 cr for food/beverages

19 Dec 2018

Jayalalithaa's Apollo hospital bill includes Rs. 1.17 cr for food/beverages

Apollo Hospital, where AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa was hospitalized, submitted the hospital bill to Justice Arumughasamy Commission on Tuesday which shows dues to the tune of Rs. 44 lakh are still unsettled.

Mumbai: Five killed; several feared trapped in major hospital fire

17 Dec 2018

Mumbai: Five killed; several feared trapped in major hospital fire

A major fire has broken out at the government-run Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) Hospital in Mumbai, and at least five people have been killed in the blaze.

Chinese man sniffs smelly socks every day, develops lung infection

17 Dec 2018

Chinese man sniffs smelly socks every day, develops lung infection

The world is full of people with weird habits, who often learn to get rid of them the hard way.

Paw-inspiring: Faithful stray dogs wait for homeless owner outside hospital

14 Dec 2018

Paw-inspiring: Faithful stray dogs wait for homeless owner outside hospital

A wise man once said, "A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you have that in your life, things won't be too bad."

Karnataka: At least seven dead, 82 hospitalized after eating prasad

14 Dec 2018

Karnataka: At least seven dead, 82 hospitalized after eating prasad

In a shocking incident, at least seven people, including two children, have died after consuming prasad from a temple at the Sulivadi village in Chamarajnagar district in Karnataka.

Soon, drones could deliver organs, medical supplies in India

02 Dec 2018

Soon, drones could deliver organs, medical supplies in India

In a country like India, organ delivery can be a major problem, especially due to the mess of traffic.

#FinancialBytes: 6 common myths around health insurance policies, busted!

21 Nov 2018

#FinancialBytes: 6 common myths around health insurance policies, busted!

Health insurance is an important financial product and investing in it is essential to protect one's finances in the event of any illness.

Chicago: Hospital shooting leaves three dead; gunman also killed

20 Nov 2018

Chicago: Hospital shooting leaves three dead; gunman also killed

Less than two weeks after the Thousand Oaks shooting in California rocked the US, another gun violence tragedy has befallen the nation.

Private hospitals have treated 68% of PMJAY beneficiaries

18 Nov 2018

Private hospitals have treated 68% of PMJAY beneficiaries

In a big boost for the Modi government's Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) program, data released by the National Health Agency (NHA) has revealed that around 2.3 lakh beneficiaries have used the scheme to avail of healthcare in the first two months since it was launched.

Assam: 16 newborns die within a week, probe ordered

10 Nov 2018

Assam: 16 newborns die within a week, probe ordered

In a series of shocking incidents, at least 16 newborns died within a week at the Jorhat Medical College and Hospital in Assam (JMCH).

Rewari: Couple raising girl told that their child is male

02 Nov 2018

Rewari: Couple raising girl told that their child is male

In a bizarre incident, a couple in Rewari, Haryana, found themselves in a fix when they found that their child's birth certificate read 'boy', despite them having raised a girl for a month.

Nepal's PM KP Oli hospitalized due to lung infection

29 Oct 2018

Nepal's PM KP Oli hospitalized due to lung infection

Nepal's Prime Minister KP Oli was hospitalized today after developing a lung infection, the Kathmandu Post reported.

Dilip Kumar responding to treatment, could be discharged tomorrow: Family

10 Oct 2018

Dilip Kumar responding to treatment, could be discharged tomorrow: Family

Screen legend Dilip Kumar, who has been admitted to a hospital in Mumbai, is responding to the treatment and will be soon discharged.

Pune: 4-year-old gets India's first successful skull implant

10 Oct 2018

Pune: 4-year-old gets India's first successful skull implant

In what makes for a medical marvel, doctors in Pune have successfully replaced 60% damaged skull of a 4-year-old girl, making it India's first.

Two more Diphtheria deaths in Delhi, toll rises to 26

30 Sep 2018

Two more Diphtheria deaths in Delhi, toll rises to 26

Two more deaths due to diphtheria have been reported at a civic hospital in Delhi, taking the toll from the infectious disease in the city to 26, officials said on Sunday.

Ghaziabad: Denied ambulance, 3-day-old dies; hospital blames mother's breastfeeding

07 Sep 2018

Ghaziabad: Denied ambulance, 3-day-old dies; hospital blames mother's breastfeeding

A protest was staged outside MMG Government Hospital, Ghaziabad, on Thursday after a three-day-old baby died, allegedly, because the hospital didn't provide an ambulance.

Dilip Kumar hospitalized due to chest infection

05 Sep 2018

Dilip Kumar hospitalized due to chest infection

On Wednesday, veteran actor Dilip Kumar was hospitalized after he complained of difficulty in breathing.

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.