Doctors’ strike hits Medical services in Delhi, Maharashtra

AMN / Medical services at government-run hospitals in Delhi were severely hit as over 20 thousand doctors proceeded on mass casual leave yesterday in solidarity with their counterparts in Maharashtra. Resident doctors from around 40 government hospitals, including RML, Lady Hardinge Medical College, Safdarjung Hospital stayed away from work, while those at AIIMS continued with … Continue reading Doctors’ strike hits Medical services in Delhi, Maharashtra

Uttrakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat distributes cabinet portfolios

AMN Uttrakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has distributed cabinet portfolios, retaining the key ministries with himself. In a late night development the Chief Minister announced the portfolios to the minister in the cabinet. According to reports Rawat has kept as many as 40 departments including home, Health, PWD, vigilance and aviation. Satpal Maharaj has … Continue reading Uttrakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat distributes cabinet portfolios

Pawan Hans set to launch its “Delhi Darshan” rides from 1st April

  National chopper operator Pawan Hans is set to launch its “Delhi Darshan” rides from first April. At the inauguration of its first helipad in North Delhi’s Rohini area, the Chairman and Managing Director of the company announced the roll out of Delhi Darshan rides. An initial ride is planned for tomorrow and the day … Continue reading Pawan Hans set to launch its “Delhi Darshan” rides from 1st April

Anti-Romeo squads will bring sense of security among women: Keshav Maurya

Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prashad Maurya today said that the anti-Romeo squads of policemen to protect women and to check eve teasing will bring a sense of security among women of the state. Talking to media outside Parliament, Mr Maurya assured that no innocent person will be harassed or punished by such squads. … Continue reading Anti-Romeo squads will bring sense of security among women: Keshav Maurya

Egypt: Ex-President Hosni Mubarak freed after 6 yrs in detention

WEB DESK Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Mr Mubarak left a military hospital in southern Cairo today and went to his home in the northern suburb of Heliopolis. He was ordered freed earlier this month after Egypt’s top appeals court cleared him over the deaths … Continue reading Egypt: Ex-President Hosni Mubarak freed after 6 yrs in detention

CBDT committee to identify absconding Income Tax officers

The Central Board of Direct Taxes, CBDT has constituted a committee to identify those IRS and other junior-rank officers of the Income Tax department who are on unauthorised leave or are absconding. The three-member committee will carry out a one-time count of all the officers to take strict disciplinary action against them. A senior official … Continue reading CBDT committee to identify absconding Income Tax officers

World Bank signs $ 100mn credit agreement with Uttarakhand for health care

The World Bank has signed a 100 million US dollar credit agreement with the Centre and Uttarakhand in New Delhi yesterday to improve quality of health care services in all 13 districts of the state. World Bank said in a statement that most public health facilities in the middle and upper mountainous areas of Uttarakhand … Continue reading World Bank signs $ 100mn credit agreement with Uttarakhand for health care

6 Russian servicemen killed in militant attack on National Guard base

At least Six Russian servicemen have been killed and several more injured in a militant attack on a Russian National Guard base in Chechen Republic, . According to a statement posted on the Russian National Guard website, a group of armed militants attempted to enter the territory of one of the military camps near the … Continue reading 6 Russian servicemen killed in militant attack on National Guard base

250 African migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean sea

Nearly 250 African migrants are feared to have drowned in the Mediterranean sea after a rescue boat found two partially submerged rubber dinghies off Libya. Laura Lanuza of Spanish charity Proactiva Open Arms said in Rome that its boat Golfo Azzuro had recovered five floating corpses close to the dinghies, about 15 miles off the … Continue reading 250 African migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean sea

State Govts should ensure secure environment for doctors: Nadda

AMN / Union Health Minister J P Nadda today said that the state governments should ensure a secure environment for doctors in the hospitals. Replying to supplementaries in the Lok Sabha during the Question Hour, he said that the state governments have been asked to provide security to doctors. Terming strike of doctors in Maharashtra … Continue reading State Govts should ensure secure environment for doctors: Nadda