- Odisha doctors join nationwide strike(12 minutes ago)
Bhubaneswar, June 17 (IANS) Healthcare services were affected in Odisha on Monday as doctors resorted to 24-hour cease-work, joining the nationwide protest against the recent assault on their counterparts in West Bengal.
- Bengal striking doctors want open door meeting with Mamata(11:44)
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) The striking junior doctors in West Bengal on Monday reiterated their demand to hold an open door meeting with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in presence of "live media" and said they have not received any official invitation from the state government regarding any meeting.
- Karnataka doctors on day-long strike, OPDs shut(10:18)
Bengaluru, June 17 (IANS) About 40,000 doctors, paramedics and nurses began a day-long strike on Monday in state-run and private hospitals across Karnataka in support of their West Bengal colleagues, seeking safety, security and protection at work, an official said.
- Lucknow doctors go on 24-hour strike(09:22)
Lucknow, June 17 (IANS) Health care services in the Uttar Pradesh capital were largely crippled on Monday as over 10,000 doctors proceeded on strike in support of their counterparts in West Bengal.
- Doctors on strike in Kerala(08:34)
Thiruvananthapuram, June 17 (IANS) Doctors in Kerala from both private and state-run hospitals went on a token strike on Monday in the wake of the recent assault on their counterparts in West Bengal.
- Goa doctors to join nationwide protest on Monday(20:48)
Panaji, June 16 (IANS) Medical professionals in Goa has decided to join the Indian Medical Association's (IMA) call for a nationwide closure of non-essential medical services on June 17 to show solidarity with doctors in West Bengal and support the demand for a special legislation to make assault on doctors a non-bailable offence.
- Striking doctors ready to meet Mamata - with media present(17:08)
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) The striking doctors of West Bengal on Sunday decided to hold talks with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to immediately end the impasse but said there should be media coverage of the deliberations to avoid discrepancies.
- Contaminated water forces UP family to seek PM's nod to end life (Lead)(12:30)
Hathras, June 16 (IANS) Contaminated water in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras is pushing residents to the wall. Unable to get clean drinking water for themselves, a father and his three daughters have written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his permission to end their lives.
- Asthma patients skipping doses owing to high cost: Study(11:02)
Sydney, June 16 (IANS) Out-of-pocket costs are preventing many people from taking vital asthma medication, says a new study, calling for urgent interventions to promote discussions between patients and doctors about the cost of medicines to treat asthma.
- Wearable devices to help people with mobility issues walk(11:02)
London, June 16 (IANS) Researchers in the UK are working on a project that would develop soft, wearable rehabilitative devices to help the elderly and disabled people walk and move from sitting to a standing position in comfort and safety.
- Heatwave kills 45 in Bihar in 24 hours(10:16)
Patna, June 16 (IANS) Severe heatwave left at least 45 people dead and more than 100 hospitalised in the past 24 hours in Bihar, officials said on Sunday. Deaths due to the heatwave were reported from Aurangabad, Gaya and Nawada districts.
- Mamata again appeals Bengal doctors to end strike(19:00)
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday again appealed to the agitating junior doctors in the state-run hospitals to end their strike and normalise medical services.
- Healthcare services paralysed for second day in Delhi (Lead)(17:52)
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Healthcare services continued to remain paralysed for the second consecutive day in the national capital with the members of the Federation of Resident Doctors Association (FORDA) launching its strike on Saturday.