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Monday, Aug 19, 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 (396 results)
Feb 12, 2019 11:13
In his February 8 letter to health minister Mangal Pandey, also the BoG chairman of the IGIMS, Dr Singh cast aspersions on the capability of its teachers or their competence to conduct fair examination. read more
Jan 31, 2019 08:39
Though the Andhra Pradesh government was certifying that their fish were of “good quality”, free from additives of formalin or ammonia, many certificates did not bear signature of food safety official. read more
Jan 23, 2019 08:51
Against this backdrop, the state government on Tuesday launched the Weekly Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation (WIFS) programme, a Central scheme for school going adolescent girls and boys and for out of school adolescent girls. read more
Jan 19, 2019 08:20
Health Minister’s defence: From NEET, a medical undergraduate has to qualify 9 exams in 4.5 years... Isn’t that enough? read more
Jan 18, 2019 08:55
The fortnight long ban on sale, transport and storage of all varieties of dead fish would, however, continue. read more
Jan 14, 2019 17:19
The ban, initially for 15 days, comes after high content of formalin and heavy metals like lead and cadmium, were found in fish samples collected last October from 10 different locations within the Patna Municipal Corporation area. read more
Jan 07, 2019 09:35
Swati Singh, an MBBS final year student at the DY Patil Medical College, Mumbai, was deboarded after she reportedly suffered a bronchial asthmatic attack on board its flight (G8-586) to Mumbai on Sunday afternoon. read more
Jan 05, 2019 15:13
The department has constituted five teams, each comprising six people including two casual labourers, for undertaking culling, which began on Friday noon. read more
Jan 04, 2019 13:38
The H5N1 avian influenza in the state has so far claimed lives of 200 birds, including seven peacocks and a khalij pheasant at the Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park, referred to as Patna zoo, which has been closed to public since December 25. read more
Jan 03, 2019 23:08
So far, 200 birds have died, including seven peacocks at Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park, referred to as Patna zoo, which has been closed to public since December 25. read more
Jan 02, 2019 08:53
The MP’s permission on medical grounds, granted by the ministry of civil aviation (MoCA) on May 23, 2017 to use airport ferry vehicle to drive up to tarmac at airports expired on June 30. However, as a special case, the MP continued to enjoy the privilege... read more
Dec 15, 2018 10:41
Lok Adalat on December 8 yielded just over 1% (Rs 80.48 lakh) of the total dues (Rs 80.10 crore) placed before it for settlement read more
Dec 13, 2018 10:50
Government school teachers in Bihar will be trained for preliminary screening of students with refractive error (vision defects) read more
Dec 12, 2018 08:55
The initiative will not only create employment opportunities for women, the core votebank of ruling JD(U), but also check pilferage of public money meant for dietary supplement of patients undergoing treatment at government health facilities. read more
Dec 11, 2018 10:19
Hindustan Times has accessed a karyotype report, dated November 24, that Saxena signed as professor and head, department of ‘pathology’ and laboratory medicine, AIIMS-Patna. read more