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Saturday, Nov 16, 2019
Ruchir Kumar

Ruchir Kumar


Ruchir writes on health, aviation, power and myriad other issues. An ex-TOI, he has worked both on Desk and in reporting. He over 25 years of broadcast and print journalism experience in Assam, Jharkhand & Bihar.

articles by Ruchir Kumar (409 results)
Nov 15, 2019 09:24
The family of noted mathematician Vashishth Narayan Singh had to wait at hospital for a couple of hours with his body. read more
Oct 20, 2019 19:55
Dr Ram Singh, joint director of the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), and head of the Centre for Medical Entomology and Vector Management, New Delhi, has been sent to the sick bay after he tested positive for Dengue and Chikungunya on Satu... read more
Oct 16, 2019 13:09
Eight central teams are in Patna and another four in Bhagalpur, and would continue to extend help in these areas till October 18. While the AIIMS-Patna was operating 11 health camps, the RMIMS was running six health camps and the Central Government Health... read more
Oct 16, 2019 01:28
The team is in Patna to assist the state in fighting dengue after a fortnight’s waterlogging in some localities of Patna led to a spike in dengue cases this month. read more
Oct 07, 2019 03:08
Of the 10 dengue positive cases reported at the Patna Medical College Hospital (PMCH) on October 4, seven were from Patna, said its chief casualty medical officer Dr Abhijeet Singh. read more
Oct 06, 2019 18:54
The overall tally of dengue positive cases reported so far in the state this year has gone up to 1,127, which was lower than last year’s 2,122 cases. read more
Sep 24, 2019 09:23
Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday said that in order to boost medical education in the state the government is planning to set up a separate ‘medical science university’. read more
Sep 23, 2019 12:52
The medicos are demanding a 50% to 60% increase in monthly stipend from Rs 50,000, 55,000 and  60,000 in the first, second and third year to Rs 80,000, Rs 85,000 and Rs 90,000 of the PG course. read more
Sep 18, 2019 21:22
Airport authorities had to use a crane and earthmoving machines to remove the 37-tonne fire engine which got stuck in soft earth. read more
Sep 15, 2019 20:09
Sushila Devi, spouse of Shiv Narayan Prasad of Bahbal Bazar village in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district was to be operated for burn injury in her leg at the SKMCH on September 10, 2011, but the doctors ended up removing her gall bladder. read more
Aug 31, 2019 17:21
A student of class 10, Anand won the Prof Ram Narain Pandey memorial judges’ choice award for overall best performance. read more
Aug 31, 2019 01:17
Bihar, which became a dry state on April 5, 2016, had earlier, on May 30, 2012, banned the sale of tobacco and nicotine mixed gutkha and pan masala for one year. The ban has since been extended every year. read more
Aug 27, 2019 17:31
A senior faculty of AIIMs Patna is under police radar for sending an email that claimed ‘sex and money’ scandal at the institute. The email was sent last month to PM Modi & home minister Amit Shah along with many others. read more
Aug 19, 2019 14:18
The CISF insisted on an intensive security re-check, which included re-frisking and re-scanning personal baggage of all 180 passengers, asking some on board the GoAir flight to deplane and reroute through security. read more
Jul 22, 2019 15:01
The mother and the baby girl, who were immediately shifted to the Banjariya primary health centre (PHC), Motihari, were reported safe. read more