Everything you need to know about Gandhi Eye Hospital: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Gandhi Eye Hospital: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The importance of maintaining peace and tranquility on the border was stressed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during his informal talks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang here Sunday night.
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Prime Minister Manmohan held informal talks, in which the border stand-off figured, ahead of a dinner hosted by the latter at his official residence here Sunday.
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh has said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is the only power-centre in the UPA Government and calls all shots.
Sunyani (Ghana), May 17 (IANS) Armed robbers have killed a 27-year-old Indian in western Ghana, the police said here Friday. Two people have been arrested.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The mother of Dec 16 gang rape victim Friday pleaded, with tears in her eyes and folded hands, to the fast-track court to "give justice to her daughter".
Lahore, May 16 (ANI): Awais Sheikh, the lawyer of Sarabjit Singh, who was kidnapped in Lahore on Wednesday along with his son, has now been freed.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Resident doctors at Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital called off their indefinite strike Wednesday after a health ministry official agreed to look into their demands, including better amenities and salaries.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that a combination of two FDA-approved osteoporosis drugs having different mechanisms of action increases bone density better than treatment with either drug alone.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha's political drama "Satyagraha", said to be about the uprising of the middle-class against a corrupt system, is likely to have a quote from Mahatma Gandhi's autobiography as its prologue.
Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday said it would appeal in a higher court against the relief given to BJP general secretary Varun Gandhi by exonerating him of a hate speech charge.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi today expressed her concern over violence against women, and made a strong pitch for a proactive society to create a safe environment for the feminine gender.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday said she was "pained" at society's failure to counter violence against women and called for it to be proactive in providing a safe and secure environment for women and girls.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will meet party leaders and workers in poll-bound Rajasthan during his two-day visit to the state from Wednesday, party sources said Tuesday.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Researchers have identified the dose of dengue virus in human blood that is required to infect mosquitoes when they bite.
Melbourne, May 14 (ANI): Despite being officially classed as twins, three-year-olds Alessia and Lara Deleo from Australia do not share the same birthday.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Congress Monday backed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and scotched rumours that he was going even as the opposition continued to press for his resignation over faulty allocation of coal blocks.
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): Congress Party on Monday made it clear that there is no rift between UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, saying there is no doubt about the fact that the latter will lead the party till 2014.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Dismissing reports that its vice president Rahul Gandhi may replace Manmohan Singh after a rift between the latter and party chief Sonia Gandhi over the dropping of two ministers, the Congress Monday said the prime minister will continue till the 2014 polls.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Congress Sunday said that decision to drop Pawan Kumar Bansal and Ashwani Kumar from the cabinet was "joint decision" of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and party chief Sonia Gandhi even as BJP sought his resignation over reports that he was nudged into taking the decision.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi will Tuesday lay the foundation stone of a new hostel for girls at the Jamia Millia Islamia here, an official statement from the university said Sunday.
Bhikhiwind (Punjab), May 11 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Saturday said that had the Congress-led UPA central government acted in time, the life of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh could have been saved.
Bangalore, May 11 (IANS) Revamping of the state administration for efficient delivery of services to the people would be the focus of the Congress government, Karnataka Chief Minister-designate Siddaramaiah said here Saturday.
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 50 injured Saturday in a huge explosion that tore through a group of voters waiting close to a polling station in Karachi, a media report said.
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) In this scorching heat people are at high risk of dehydration and worse. Apart from drinking lots of water, expert advise is to eat fresh fruits to avoid a heat stroke.
Beijing, May 11 (Xinhua-ANI): At least ten people were killed and 30 others injured when a blast went off near a polling station in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi on Saturday morning, reported local Urdu TV channel Dawn.
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) One vote can change Pakistan's future and "it's our right", teen activist Malala Yousufzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban, said Saturday, a day when ballotting took place in the country.
Bangalore, May 10 (IANS) Karnataka's Congress chief minister-designate Siddaramaiah Friday outsmarted union Labour Minister and rival Mallikarjun Kharge to the state's top executive post by securing the majority support of the party's 121 newly-elected lawmakers.
Bangalore, May 10 (IANS) The Congress's newly elected members of the Karntaka assembly Friday authorised their party high command to decide the chief minister, a senior party leader said here.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): A rejuvenating hormone has been found to reverse symptoms of heart failure in old mice.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Resident doctors at Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi called off their day-old indefinite strike after the administration agreed to their demands for better amenities and salaries, among others.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Around 1,000 resident doctors at the Safdarjung Hospital are on a strike, miffed with poor amenities, security and salaries, and patients are bearing the brunt of their agitation, a doctor said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Around 1,000 resident doctors at the Safdarjung Hospital are on a strike, miffed with poor amenities, security and salary, and patients are bearing the brunt of their agitation, a doctor said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): Congress leader Oscar Fernandes on Wednesday said that the party's thumping victory in Karnataka victory in Karnataka is very much an impact of Rahul Gandhi's campaigning.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Nirpreet Kaur, one of the key witnesses and victim of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, broke her six-day-old fast here Wednesday after Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal assured support for her fight for justice.
Panchkula (Haryana), May 8 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Wednesday told legislators and party leaders in Haryana that winning candidates in elections should not take their nomination for granted in the next election.
Bangalore, May 8 (ANI): Expressing his delight over the Congress Party's clear majority in the Karnataka state assembly elections, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dr. M. Veerappa Moily on Wednesday said the BJP had got its just political desert by being relegated to third position, and said talks about Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi having a pan-India image have proved to be a non starter.
Islamabad, May 8 (Xinhua-ANI): At least two people were killed and 27 others injured when a suicide car bomb hit a police station in Pakistan's northwest Bannu district on Wednesday morning, reported local media.
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): Asserting that the result of the Karnataka assembly election is a rejection of the BJP's ideology, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Wednesday showered praise on Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for the party's splendid performance in the state.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) In a rare gesture, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Tuesday reached out to BJP leader Sushma Swaraj by placing her arm around her shoulder and walking a few steps with her in the parliament corridor.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Congress core committee met Tuesday to discuss the logjam in parliament with the opposition refusing to let the house function till Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Law Minister Ashwani Kumar and Railway Minister P.K. Bansal resign.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Many parents are putting their children at risk while driving by engaging in distracting behaviors, according to a survey.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Nearly one in five children and teens found to be at risk for suicide say there's a gun in their home, new research has shown.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators have modified a handheld diagnostic device, which was first developed to diagnose cancer, to rapidly diagnose tuberculosis (TB) and other important infectious bacteria.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): In a new study, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have discovered why breast cancer patients with dense breasts are more likely than others to develop aggressive tumors that spread.
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Preschool children are less likely to be obese if they live in a neighborhood that is safe and within walking distance of parks and retail services, according to a new study.
Bhikhiwind (Punjab), May 3 (IANS) They may have failed to secure his release but VIPs of all shades came together here Friday at the cremation of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh who was beaten to death in Pakistan.
Bhikhiwind (Punjab), May 3 (IANS) They may have failed to secure his release but in Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's death, political leaders and VIPs lined up for his cremation here Friday afternoon. Sarabjit was accorded full state honours at the cremation.
Today is the last day of the campaigning for the Karnataka Assembly election to be held on May 5th in the state. The elections have been going to play major role for not only the Congress, but also for BJP after choosing the separate way by dissident Yeddurappa
Lahore, May 3 (IANS) In strong criticism of the April 26 brutal attack on Sarabjit Singh in Kot Lakhpat jail here, Pakistan's Human Rights Commission said Thursday that "not even the most naive person can believe" that the assault on Sarabjit by prisoners can be executed "without the knowledge and support of prison guards and the authorities".
Gulbarga, May 2 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday took potshots at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for pointing fingers at her political outfit, and alleged that the main opposition party is neck-deep in corruption.
Amritsar/Lahore, May 2 (IANS) Sarabjit Singh finally returned home Thursday - for a final adieu. Six days after a murderous attack by fellow prisoners, the Indian death row prisoner died in a Lahore hospital in the early hours of the morning, leaving thousands in India mourning his death and pushing the India-Pakistan equation to a new low.
New Delhi/Lahore, May 2 (IANS) Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh died in a Pakistani hospital early Thursday, succumbing to his injuries six days after being attacked by his fellow inmates in jail and pushing the fraught India-Pakistan equation to a new low. His body was being brought by a special Air India flight sent to Lahore by the Indian authorities.
Bangalore/Gulbarga, May 2 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday sought a clear mandate for her party to provide a stable government in Karnataka, which, she alleged, had slipped on development due to the BJP misrule in the past five years.
Changsha, May 2 (Xinhua-ANI): A 55-year-old man died Wednesday morning in central China's Hunan Province due to an infection of H7N9 avian flu, local health authorities said.
Singapore, May 2 (IANS) Five members of an Indian origin family were killed and one was seriously injured when the car they were travelling in rammed into the iron pillar of a signpost on the North-South Expressway in the Malaysian state of Johor.
Washington, May 02(ANI): A woman who was viciously attacked with lye and disfigured by her former husband has been given a new face.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said he was saddened to hear the news of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's death this morning at Lahore's government-run Jinnah Hospital, and expressed his regret over Pakistan not heeding India's repeated pleas to release the latter on humanitarian grounds.
Lahore, May 2 (ANI): Comatose Indian prisoner on death row Sarabjit Singh has died at Lahore's government-run Jinnah Hospital after battling for survival for nearly a week.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The death of Sarabjit Singh is "the killing of our citizen while in the custody of Pakistan jail authorities", said the Indian external affairs ministry Thursday.
Lahore, May 2 (IANS) The family of Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh first learnt of his death in a Lahore hospital through a media report, his family said from India Thursday.
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) Amid talks of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) anointing Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi as prime ministerial candidate for upcoming Lok Sabha polls, party general secretary Varun Gandhi Wednesday called party president Rajnath Singh "fit for the top job".
Attari/New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) India Wednesday made a fervent appeal to Pakistan to release the critically injured death row prisioner Sarabjit Singh or at least to shift him to a third country for "proper treatment", while his fuming family hit out at both New Delhi and Islamabad and asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to quit.
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Hours after the distraught family members of death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh said that they would be on a hunger strike till New Delhi took steps to get him out of Pakistan, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday lashed out at the Congress-led UPA Government for inaction on the issue.
Attari/New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) India Wednesday made a fervent appeal to Pakistan to release critically injured death row prisioner Sarabjit Singh or at least to shift him to a third country for "proper treatment", even as his fuming family hit out at both New Delhi and Islamabad and asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to quit for his plight.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Expressing concern over death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh's deteriorating condition, India has asked Pakistan to release him on "humanitarian and sympathetic grounds" or to send him to a third country for "proper treatment".
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): India on Wednesday demanded that Pakistan immediately release comatose prisoner Sarabjit Singh on humanitarian and sympathetic grounds, so that he could benefit from the best available treatment in India.
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Asserting that improving relations between India and Pakistan should be paramount, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MP Naresh Gujral on Wednesday expressed hope that Islamabad would at least allow Sarabjit Singh, the Indian prisoner who is in a comatose state at a Lahore hospital, to be airlifted to New Delhi so that he can receive the best possible treatment.
Wagah Border, May 1 (ANI): The distraught family members of Sarabjit Singh, the Indian prisoner who is comatose at a Lahore hospital, lashed out at the Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre on Wednesday for inaction on the issue and demanded Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's resignation.
Attari (Punjab), May 1 (IANS) Holding both the Indian and Pakistan governments responsible for his plight, the family of Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh Wednesday returned home determined to pursue the case with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the Congress president and others.
Washington, May 1(ANI): Kim Kardashian has apparently asked her friends not to give her any baby gifts, and instead donate them to a hospital in Chicago.
Bern, May 1 (IANS) Swiss scientists have proved that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can improve muscle strength and fibre function in women, says a study.
Lahore/Amritsar, May 1 (ANI): Distraught family members of Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh returned home via the Wagah-Attari land border route on Wednesday after doctors at Lahore's Jinnah Hospital reportedly indicated that he was clinically dead.
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office V. Narayanasamy on Wednesday condemned Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj's "act" in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday describing it as 'unfortunate' and 'not expected'.
Attari (Punjab), May 1 (IANS) The family of Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, battling for life in Pakistan, returned to India Wednesday saying that they were dissatisfied with the way he was being treated and had been kept in the dark about his condition.
Attari (Punjab), May 1 (IANS) The family of Sarabjit Singh, the Indian death row prisoner battling for life in Pakistan, returned to India Wednesday.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari Tuesday condemned as "objectionable" the comments by Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj accusing Congress president Sonia Gandhi of inciting Congress members and creating a ruckus in the lower house.
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A team of bioengineers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) has created artificial heart tissue that closely mimics the functions of natural heart tissue through the use of human-based materials.
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A woman, who became the first person to successfully receive a donor womb, is now six weeks into a "healthy" pregnancy.
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Neurons in the nose could be the key to early, fast, and accurate diagnosis of the debilitating mental illness, schizophrenia, according to a TAU researcher.
New Delhi/Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) India Monday appealed to Pakistan to release critically injured Sarabjit Singh on humanitarian ground but a Pakistani medical board ruled that the Indian death row prisoner would continue to get treatment in that country.
Lahore, April 29 (ANI): A panel of four medical experts has reportedly decided that comatose Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh will not be sent abroad for further treatment, as his health condition is very critical.
Lahore, April 29 (ANI): A panel of experts has reportedly been appointed in Pakistan to determine whether comatose Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh should be sent abroad for further treatment.
Lahore/Amritsar, April 28 (IANS) Having seen him in a Lahore hospital where doctors said his chances were "slim", the family of Sarabjit Singh, the Indian death row prisoner brutally assaulted by fellow inmates, Sunday pleaded for help from Indian government and prayers to save his life.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A vigilance report has confirmed that an area police station chief had tried to bribe the family of a five-year-old rape victim with Rs.2,000 to hush up the incident, a police source said Sunday.
Lahore, April 28 (ANI): Family members of comatose Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh have visited him at Lahore's government-run Jinnah Hospital, and are reportedly demanding that he be shifted to India for further treatment as he is in a very critical state.
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) The condition of Sarabjit Singh, the Indian on death row in Pakistan who was brutally assaulted by fellow prisoners, was serious and chances of his survival were slim, his doctors said in Lahore.
Lahore, April 28 (ANI): Four family members of Indian prisoner on death row Sarabjit Singh, including his sister, wife and two daughters, have crossed into Lahore and will soon visit him at the city's government-run Jinnah Hospital.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Four family members of Sarabjit Singh were Saturday granted visas to travel to Pakistan to see the critically injured Indian death row prisoner who was brutally attacked in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail.
Beijing, Apr. 27 (Xinhua-ANI): At least six people were killed and over 30 others injured when a bomb blast targeted a campaign rally on Friday night in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi, local media reported.
Washington, Apr. 27 (ANI): A yoga instructor has claimed that the popular practice, which has long been praised for helping people improve their flexibility and core strength, can also be used to help women conceive.
Bhopal, April 27 (ANI): With rescue operations in full swing at the site of a collapsed hospital building in Bhopal, which claimed two lives and injured 26, salvage teams have been able to retrieve and save several trapped persons from the debris late on Friday.
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) At least six people were killed and over 30 others injured in a bomb blast that targeted an election campaign rally Friday night in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, a media report said.
Haveri (Karnataka), April 26 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Friday said the BJP government in Karnataka has created a "world record" in corruption but was talking about corruption of the central government.
Haveri (Karnataka), Apr. 26 (ANI): Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Friday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government in Karnataka has created a world record in corruption.
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Having faith in God may significantly improve the outcome of those receiving short-term treatment for psychiatric illness, according to a recent study conducted by McLean Hospital investigators.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Suspended Delhi Police ACP B.S. Ahlawat was booked for causing "hurt" by slapping an anti-rape woman protestor here, an officer said Thursday.
Bhopal, Apr. 25 (ANI): Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday urged the party workers to fight unitedly to unseat the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government in Madhya Pradesh.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Prolonged cough and breathlessness should not be taken lightly, as it can lead to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, say experts. Over half a million people die every year due to such respiratory issues.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) An 11-year-old girl from Africa, who had sickle cell disease, underwent a rare open heart surgery, doctors at a hospital here claimed Thursday.
Washington, Apr.25 (ANI): More the number of people in a neighbourhood, town or city with Facebook users' interests, lesser the area's obesity rate, shows a study that correlates data on Facebook users' interests with obesity rates in towns and cities.