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Uttar Pradesh: 17 absentee govt doctors lose job

Deputy CM and health minister Brajesh Pathak has directed principal secretary, health, in this regard

Besides, disciplinary action has been recommended against three other government doctors. (For Representation)
Published on Jul 11, 2024 09:23 PM IST
By, Lucknow

Dengue in Delhi: Health minister directs officials to intensify anti-larval activities

This was the second meeting held within a week, with the last meeting held on Saturday, given that Delhi has logged 246 cases of dengue in the first half of the year, which is over twice last year’s count

Fogging will be intensified in Delhi. (HT Archive)
Published on Jul 08, 2024 10:42 PM IST

Karnataka health department bans artificial harmful colours in kebabs

The Karnataka health department issued a notification order on Monday that no artificial colours should be used in the preparation of kebabs.

Karnataka health department bans artificial harmful colours in kebabs(Bhushan Koyande/ HT )
Published on Jun 25, 2024 07:52 AM IST

‘Denied permission to…’: Kerala minister as IAF plane returns from Kuwait

2024 Kuwait Mangaf building fire: Veena George claimed she was denied permission by the Centre to travel to Kuwait.

Arrangements are in place at the Cochin International Airport before the arrival of a special IAF flight carrying the mortal remains of victims of the recent Kuwait fire, on Friday,(PTI)
Updated on Jun 14, 2024 02:19 PM IST

LG letter on heatwave meant to defame, not help Delhi govt: Minister Saurabh Bharadwaj

LG letter on heatwave meant to defame, not help Delhi govt: Minister Saurabh Bharadwaj

LG letter on heatwave meant to defame, not help Delhi govt: Minister Saurabh Bharadwaj
Published on May 29, 2024 09:00 PM IST

Delhi minister tells chief secy to inspect govt hospitals, submit reports

Delhi health minister directs chief secretary to inspect hospitals and clinics daily for medicine shortage, but official denies scarcity, sparking controversy.

Delhi health minister Saurabh Bharadwaj (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 18, 2024 01:50 AM IST

Norway's health minister resigns after plagiarism accusation in latest scandal to rock the Cabinet

Norway's health minister resigns after plagiarism accusation in latest scandal to rock the Cabinet

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Published on Apr 12, 2024 03:26 PM IST
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HC happy over Delhi govt’s decision to implement Centre’s law to regulate clinical establishments

HC happy over Delhi govt’s decision to implement Centre’s law to regulate clinical establishments

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Updated on Apr 04, 2024 07:09 PM IST

Kejriwal issues second order from ED custody to Delhi health minister

In the first order from jail, Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday directed minister Atishi to address water and sewage-related grievances

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (REUTERS)
Published on Mar 26, 2024 11:08 AM IST

Thailand to ban recreational use of marijuana by year-end

The draft bill will go to cabinet for approval next month before heading to parliament to be passed before the end of the year, Health minister said.

Thailand health minister Cholnan Srikaew informed that illegal cannabis shops would not be allowed to continue
Published on Feb 29, 2024 03:43 PM IST
ByAdarsh Kumar Gupta

Punjab govt to bear treatment costs of farmers injured during stir

The health minister, who was on a whirlwind visit to hospitals in Mohali and Patiala, said that to ensure the safety of farmers, all hospitals close to the Haryana border have been put on high alert and emergency services are being provided 24x7. He added that 14 ambulances, with requisite staff, are on standby at the Shambhu barrier.

Punjab health minister Dr Balbir Singh during his visit to a hospital in Patiala on Wednesday. (HT File)
Updated on Feb 15, 2024 07:52 AM IST
By, Patiala

Karnataka Health Minister Dinesh Gundu Rao announces state-wide ban on Hookah

Karnataka government imposes immediate ban on tobacco and non-tobacco hookah in public places.

The department also said this ban will address the illegal operation of several Hookah bars in Karnataka, especially those located close to educational institutions. (Representational image)
Published on Feb 08, 2024 10:34 AM IST

Union health minister Mandaviya inaugurates new facilities at AIIMS Bhubaneswar

AIIMS Bhubaneswar Executive Director Ashutosh Biswas, conveyed heartfelt thanks to Mandaviya for his dedication and foresight in advancing healthcare.

Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya. (HT file photo)
Published on Feb 04, 2024 04:07 PM IST

Haryana to have uniforms for staffers of all govt hospitals from March 1: Vij

According to an official statement, Haryana health minister Anil Vij said that uniforms for employees in various categories will be implemented in all government hospitals and health institutions across the state from March 1.

All government hospitals and health institutions in Haryana will implement uniforms for its employees from March 1, health minister Anil Vij said on Monday. (HT File)
Updated on Jan 31, 2024 09:26 AM IST
ByPress Trust of India, Chandigarh

Karnataka makes Covid testing mandatory for all those showing flu symptoms

Karnataka Health Minister directs officials to ramp up testing for those with flu-like symptoms.

Karnataka health minister Dinesh Gundu Rao. (ANI Photo)
Published on Jan 06, 2024 09:09 AM IST

Delhi Mohalla clinics under scanner for ‘fake’ pathological tests; BJP reacts

According to reports, fake mobile numbers were used to mark the entry of patients to conduct lab tests.

Delhi Mohalla clinics under scanner for ‘fake’ pathological tests
Updated on Jan 04, 2024 04:01 PM IST

Delhi’s lone JN.1 Covid-19 patient has recovered, says minister

The Centre has directed states to send samples of all positive Covid-19 test swabs for whole genome sequencing

Health experts have warned against the possible spread of Covid-19 during New Year revelry. (HT PHOTO)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Dec 29, 2023 01:58 AM IST

Bharadwaj urges LG to take action against top Delhi bureaucrat

The Delhi health minister accused the chief secretary of leaking a sensitive action-taken report related to the Burari sexual harassment case

Delhi health minister Saurabh Bharadwaj.Chief secretary Naresh Kumar said that the note was delivered to him six hours after it was published on the Aam Aadmi Party’s official handle on X. (PTI)
Updated on Dec 28, 2023 05:46 AM IST

Tanaji Sawant’s convoy meets with an accident, minister safe

Shortly after the accident, the convoy left. Sawant took a government vehicle and continued his journey to Jyotiba temple

Sawant was on his way to Jyotiba for darshan after having visited the Shri Ambabai temple in Karveer. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 25, 2023 05:56 AM IST
ByVicky Pathare

Cabinet panel set up for management of Covid-19 in Karnataka

Gundu Rao said the first meeting of the cabinet sub-committee on Covid-19 management will be held in Bengaluru on December 25

Devotees, some wearing face masks as a precaution, pray at a church ahead of Christmas in Bengaluru. (AP)
Updated on Dec 23, 2023 08:38 AM IST
By, Bengaluru

Karnataka govt to form task force to prevent female foeticide

Karnataka health minister Dinesh Gundu Rao says a CID probe has been initiated to investigate such incidents

Health minister Dinesh Gundu Rao (Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 16, 2023 09:41 AM IST

2 Mansa civil hospital patients found abandoned, one dies

Health minister Dr Balbir Singh on Friday directed to constitute a state-level committee for a detailed investigation into the matter. Mansa deputy commissioner Paramvir Singh said on Friday that taking a serious note of the issue, the state authorities are now directly monitoring the matter.

Two days after two patients under treatment at the Mansa civil hospital were spotted abandoned in different parts of the town, including one of them later found dead on roadside, health minister Dr Balbir Singh on Friday directed to constitute a state-level committee for a detailed investigation into the matter. (Getty Images/iStockphoto/ Representational image)
Updated on Nov 25, 2023 06:58 AM IST
ByVishal Joshi, Bathinda

India focussed on delivering health coverage to all: Health minister at WHO meet

Among the key issues to be discussed at the meet include accelerating prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases and ending neglected tropical diseases

Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya. (HT file photo)
Published on Oct 30, 2023 07:27 PM IST

Karnataka minister’s personal secretary files complaint against Cong MLA’s aide over blackmail for transfers

Ulla claimed in the complaint that Prakash B, personal assistant to Bilagi Congress MLA J T Patil, was coercing him into authorising orders related to officials not associated with the Bilagi constituency

Officials aware of the matter said the police have initiated an investigation after registering a non-cognisable report on the complaint of health minister Dinesh Gundu Rao’s personal secretary against an MLA’s personal assistant. (HT Archives)
Updated on Oct 13, 2023 09:00 AM IST

Singapore seeing new Covid wave, warns health minister; daily cases reach 2,000

The spate of these recent Covid cases is driven by mostly two variants - the EG.5 and its sub-lineage HK.3.

During the peak in April, the number of infections rose to about 4,000 cases a day.
Published on Oct 06, 2023 08:32 PM IST

Four Nipah infected patients in Kerala recovered and tested ‘double negative’

Kerala Health Minister Veena George said that four people infected with Nipah virus in Kerala have recovered and tested ‘double negative’.

Health workers at a Nipah virus isolation ward, at a medical college in Kozhikode (PTI)(HT File Photo)
Published on Sep 29, 2023 11:52 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Neha Yadav

Probe on in bribery case against govt staff, say Kerala Police

Thiruvananthapuram city police commissioner CH Nagaraju said that an FIR without naming anyone as accused has been registered based on Akhil Mathew’s complaint, the personal staff of the health minister, against whom the bribery allegations have been made

A team has been dispatched to Malappuram to take the statement of Haridasan, who according to media reports, has paid the bribe in exchange for a job. We will verify his allegations, police said
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 07:36 AM IST

Sanjay Gandhi Hospital Row: Smriti Irani slams Congress for ‘prioritising profits over patient’s life’

Smriti Irani made these remarks while in Lucknow to distribute appointment letters to 218 young individuals as part of the BJP government’s ‘Mission Employment.’

Smriti Irani (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 26, 2023 09:25 PM IST

Errant staff at Mohalla clinics taken off duty

26 staff, including 7 doctors, have been taken off duty at seven mohalla clinics in Delhi after they were found manipulating the attendance system. They were marking their attendance significantly late or fraudulently at 8am. The health minister said strict action will be taken against any irregularities found in government hospitals or mohalla clinics in the future. Delhi currently has 500 operational mohalla clinics that provide free primary healthcare services.

Among the seven mohalla clinics, five are located in the south-west district, one in the north-east district, and remaining one at the Shahdara district. (ANI)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 12:00 AM IST

Nipah virus updates: 1,233 contacts traced, 352 high-risk; 61 tested negative

Kerala has so far confirmed a total of six cases of Nipah infection since the latest outbreak in the Kozhikode district.

Health workers shift a man with symptoms of Nipah virus to an isolation ward at a government hospital in Kozhikode in Kerala on Saturday. (AFP)
Published on Sep 18, 2023 05:39 PM IST
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