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The strike is likely to hit outpatient clinics and other routine services (like diagnostics). Emergency services, however, won’t be affected, doctors assured.
Updated on Jun 17, 2019 08:00 AM IST
Sunday being a holiday, the out-patient departments remained closed and the number of patients waiting outside hospitals or visiting the emergency wards was also low. The emergency services, however, functioned normally.
Updated on Jun 16, 2019 12:52 PM IST
Kolkata |Indo Asian News Service
Doctors at the Centre-run Lady Hardinge Medical College and Hospital and RML Hospital, and Delhi government facilities such as Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital and DDU Hospital, boycotted work and held protests.
Updated on Jun 15, 2019 01:14 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
A traffic snarl on the roads leading to the MMG Women’s Hospital in Ghaziabad resulted in two women in labour delivering their babies in separate government ambulances.
Published on Jun 08, 2019 10:38 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad | Peeyush Khandelwal
The blast took place at the “Kristall” factory in Dzerzhinsk about 400 kilometres (250 miles) east of Moscow, in the Nizhny Novgorod region.
Published on Jun 01, 2019 07:14 PM IST
Moscow/Nizhny Novgorod |Agence France-Presse
A Malaysian teenager who posted an Instagram poll asking if she should live or die took her life after a majority of respondents said yes, sparking calls for an investigation.
Updated on May 16, 2019 10:11 AM IST
Kuala Lumpur |Agence France-Presse
Police said Sunday the woman has been released but is under investigation for manslaughter and having a dog dangerously out of control. She has not been identified or charged.
Updated on Apr 14, 2019 07:14 PM IST
London |Press Trust of India
Private establishments have been asked to either announce a holiday or a concession of three hours to the employees to facilitate them to vote
Published on Apr 09, 2019 11:59 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Surendra P Gangan
All emergency services at the All India institute of Medical Sciences’ (AIIMS) Trauma Centre have been shut after a major fire broke out at the operation theatre complex in the hospital on Sunday. The Trauma Centre is one of only two such standalone centres in the capital and receives around 200 emergency cases each day, most of them critical.
Updated on Mar 26, 2019 07:00 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
The death toll in the collapse of a building in Dharwad town of Karnataka on March 19, has risen to 17, officials said Friday.
Updated on Mar 22, 2019 11:41 PM IST
The inertia in the legacy electricity system persists due to regulatory barriers. For instance, time-of-day electricity pricing (currently absent) could nudge consumers to use appliances in off-peak hours. This would make it more feasible for distributed renewables to supply customers without needing additional storage.
Updated on Feb 27, 2019 10:11 PM IST
The case came to light last year when one of the children -- 17-year-old daughter Jordan -- escaped through a window from the couple’s home in the town of Perris, about two hours southeast of Los Angeles, and called the emergency services.
Updated on Feb 23, 2019 08:30 AM IST
Los Angeles |Agence France-Presse
Among the various initiatives for women safety that will be launched today include Emergency Response Support System (ERSS) in 16 states and UTs and Mumbai city; the Investigation Tracking System for Sexual Offences (ITSSO) and the safe city implementation monitoring portal.
Updated on Feb 19, 2019 09:55 AM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
A university building partly collapsed on Saturday in the Russian city of St Petersburg, trapping people under debris, but emergency services reported no casualties, Russian news agencies reported .
Updated on Feb 17, 2019 07:00 AM IST
The dead man’s neighbour dialled the SOS number to call an ambulance after the former’s health deteriorated. But the call could not be connected despite trying for over an hour.
Updated on Feb 04, 2019 12:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Hisar | HT Correspondent
The resident doctors of Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital held a protest and demanded that security at the hospital premises be beefed up. They have also threatened to go on indefinite strike from Monday if their demand is not fulfilled.
Published on Jan 13, 2019 05:23 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
The tragedy happened south of the main viewing areas near the visitor centre. There were hundreds of people enjoying the scenery and cliff walk at the time.
Updated on Jan 05, 2019 07:00 PM IST
Indo Asian News Service |Indo Asian News Service
Higher districts of Kumaun region were affected more due to the strike by workers of Uttarakhand’s 108 emergency services.
Published on Jan 04, 2019 04:40 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun | HT Correspondent, Dehradun
Over 700 Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and pilots (drivers) of 108 emergency ambulances as well as KKS went on strike from Wednesday morning in all 13 districts of Uttarakhand.
Updated on Jan 03, 2019 02:21 PM IST
#sayyestohelmets: Accidents due to two wheelers are 60 per cent more compared to four wheelers in Pune
Dr Sanjay Pathare from city-based hospital Ruby Hall clinic observed that most accident cases that come to the hospital are of the younger population between 20 and 40 years who avoid wearing a helmet
Updated on Nov 23, 2018 03:48 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune |Nozia Sayyed
The OPD strike is likely to persist on Thursday. It may further worsen with the doctors deciding to shut emergency services if the government did not fulfill their demands.
Published on Nov 22, 2018 08:00 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | , Ara/ PatnaHT Correspondents
None of the identities of the pilot or passengers was revealed, and there was also no information about whether anyone on the ground was injured.
Updated on Oct 28, 2018 12:38 PM IST
The officials of firesafety department at Ludhiana are irked over the abusive calls regularly made on 101 helpline number.
Updated on Oct 12, 2018 03:22 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana |Harsimran Singh Batra
There was no mention of any casualties and it was not immediately clear whether the explosions were an accident or sabotage.
Updated on Oct 09, 2018 10:13 PM IST
After 15 hours, firemen were still struggling to put out the flames that started on the ground floor and were by evening leaping through the ceiling.
Updated on Sep 16, 2018 07:38 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | HT Correspondent
As of Monday, the worst pothole-ridden stretch in Thane is the Majiwada-Manpada stretch with 24 unfilled potholes.
Updated on Sep 05, 2018 12:49 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Megha Pol, Thane
Talking to HT, health secretary Arun Kumar Gupta said, “We need doctors. The hospital is 99% complete, but we are waiting for sanctioning of manpower from the central government. We have already taken up the matter with the government.”
Updated on Jul 29, 2018 09:08 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | Tanbir Dhaliwal
Responding to a nationwide strike called by the Indian Medical Association (IMA), all non-emergency services at private hospitals and clinics across the state remained closed on Saturday
Published on Jul 28, 2018 09:37 PM IST
The Delhi government has launched a pilot project at Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital under which, patients from outside the national capital will not be able to get the benefit of free medicines and diagnostic tests at the hospital.
Published on Jul 25, 2018 09:02 PM IST
Indo Asian News Service | , New DelhiIndo Asian News Service
Maulin Rathod, an accounting student, died on Tuesday night at a local hospital, after he was found critically injured at the girl’s house on Monday night.
Updated on Jul 26, 2018 08:36 AM IST
New Delhi |HT Correspondent