Everything you need to know about Govt. General Hospital: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Govt. General Hospital: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New York, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has been asked to increase the level of staff it commits to UN peacekeeping missions around the world, Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev said.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): It is believed that the mighty T. rex may have thrashed its massive head from side to side to dismember prey, but a new study has shown that its smaller cousin Allosaurus was a more dexterous hunter and tugged at prey more like a modern-day falcon.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Children with obstructive sleep apnea who had a common surgery to remove their adenoids and tonsils had notable improvements in behavior, quality of life and other symptoms compared to those treated with "watchful waiting" and supportive care, according to a new study.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Salman Khan was cute when he did it in "Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam" and Omi Vaidya's "Silencer" got all the laughs when he let it off in "3 Idiots". But flatulence, as the many millions who suffer from it will tell you, is not funny, just embarrassing.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the centre, the Safdarjung Hospital here and its doctors over a plea seeking a code of conduct and grievance redressal platform for the hospital staff to prevent inconvenience to patients.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): A corporate attorney has said that AEG Live LLC did not conduct any background checks on Dr Conrad Murray, who has been convicted of killing Michael Jackson.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Researchers have found that an important genetic risk factor for pulmonary fibrosis can be used to identify individuals at risk for this deadly lung disease.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Defence Secretary Shashi Kant Sharma was named as the new Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG).
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Defence secretary Shashi Kant Sharma will be the new Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, replacing Vinod Rai, who retires May 22, the government announced Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) American automobile company General Motors' Indian subsidiary Tuesday said it will increase the prices of its vehicles from the first week of June, 2013.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): The use of anabolic-androgenic steroids may affect one's mental health later in life, a new study has warned.
Rawalpindi, May 21 (ANI): Pakistan Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said that the people of Pakistan have defied and defeated unfounded dictates of an insignificant and misguided minority in the general elections.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A study has claimed that exposure to traffic during the prenatal period is associated with an increased risk of respiratory infection being developed in young children by the age of 3.
Dubai, May 20 (IANS) Many Indians are among 170 expatriates rounded up by police in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for breaking residency laws.
Ranchi , May 20 (IANS) Cricket polls in Jharkand, home to India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, has got hotter and will see an Additional Director General (ADG) of Police fighting it out with Deputy Inspector General (DIG) for the coveted post of Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) president.
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) A leading Pakistani daily Monday hoped that incoming prime minister Nawaz Sharif and army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani "can at least be expected to try and work together".
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Although prediabetes has no symptoms it is not benign, according to an expert.
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde will lead a high-level delegation to the US next week to attend the Indo-American Homeland Security Dialogue, a statement said Sunday.
Lahore, May 19 (ANI): Pakistan Army Chief, General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani has met Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president and expected prime minister for the next parliamentary tenure Nawaz Sharif at his residence, and exchanged views on internal and external security issues confronting the country.
London, May 19 (ANI): Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has reportedly been told by the club's top officials that forward Cristiano Ronaldo will not be going with him if he seals a deal for a return to Chelsea.
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): A committee looking into the U.S. giant Walmart's lobbying activities to enter India on Saturday submitted its report to Corporate Affairs Minister Sachin Pilot.
Islamabad, May 18 (ANI): The coming provincial government was ready to hold talks with the outlawed Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants, Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) senior leader has said.
Beijing, May 18 (Xinhua-ANI): President Barack Obama intends to nominate Army Lt. Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti to succeed Army Gen. James Thurman as the commander of the U.S. Forces in Korea, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced on Friday at a Pentagon press conference.
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): The government has handed over a promised compensation of Rs.25 lakh to the family of martyred Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh.
Moscow, May 18 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed regret over the inability of experts, investigating the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria, to visit the country.
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow is counting on the UN to develop proposals regarding the international presence in Afghanistan after 2014, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday.
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 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal to allow Steel Authority of India (SAIL) and Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) to undertake direct chartering of ships without going through the centralized chartering organization under the Ministry of Shipping and Road Transport, namely TRANSCHART.
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 16 (IANS) A study will be conducted across India to explore better therapy to control the double-barrel menace of diabetes coupled with obesity, doctors said Thursday.
Dubai, May 16 (IANS) Passport authorities in Saudi Arabia will start stamping the exit papers of stranded expatriate workers from May 18 to help them leave that country.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday ordered constitution of a medical board to examine the health of former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala, who has been jailed for 10 years for irregularities in appointment of teachers in 2000.
Lahore, May 16 (ANI): Slain Indian convict Sarabjit Singh's lawyer Awais Sheikh and his son, who were kidnapped on Thursday morning in Lahore, have been found.
London, May 16 (ANI): A resolution calling for a political transition in Syria and condemning the government's use of heavy weapons has been adopted by the United Nations General Assembly.
London, May 16 (ANI): President Barack Obama has announced the head of the US tax agency has resigned after it emerged his staff singled out conservative groups for extra scrutiny.
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.
Beijing, May 14 (Xinhua-ANI): More than 180,000 teenagers are living with HIV in Nigeria, the United Nation Children Education Fund (UNICEF) said here on Tuesday.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Attorney General Eric Holder called the leaks through the story of Associated Press in last year about CIA foiling Al-Qaeda plan of blowing up US bound plane, as very serious in nature and put the life of American people at a major risk.
Toronto, May 15 (IANS) Two Indo-Canadians from different parties were among the winners in the provincial elections in British Columbia, Canada, media reported Wednesday.
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.
London, May 14 (ANI): UN General Secretary Ban-Ki-moon congratulated the government and the people of Pakistan for their successful holding of polls on May 11.
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.
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) American automobile company General Motors' Indian subsidiary hopes that its newly-launched multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) will perk up its total sales volume this year as it offers value for money to the buyers, said a senior official.
Moscow, May 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian Navy are all set to receive cruise missiles having a range of more than 300 km, a senior official with Iran's Aerospace Organisation said Sunday.
United Nations, May 13 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the release of four Filipino peacekeepers captured by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights last week.
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 40 injured when a blast occurred in the Quetta city of Pakistan's Balochistan province late Sunday, Geo news reported.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that patients coping with chronic pain should also be evaluated for anxiety disorders.
Baghdad, May 11 (IANS) At least three people were killed and over 100 others wounded Saturday when a militant drove an explosives-laden tanker truck into the house of an intelligence officer in Iraq, a media report said.
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.
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani Saturday cast his vote in Rawalpindi.
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.
Nairobi, May 10 (IANS) Floods caused by heavy rains in Kenya since March have claimed the lives of at least 90 people and displaced more than 100,000 others, the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) said Friday.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The government would soon come up with a central coordinating agency on organ transplants, the ministry of health Friday said.
Phnom Penh, May 10 (IANS) India will provide 40,000 bottles of indelible ink to Cambodia to be used in the country's general election in July, the National Election Committee(NEC) said Friday.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Commonwealth Table Tennis Federation (CTTF) nominated TTFI chief P.C. Chaturvedi as its president, while inducting Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer, the chief referee at the championships here, as full-member of its technical committee during the Annual General Meeting (AGM) here.
Moscow, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian paratrooper divisions will receive unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones) within the next three to five years, a top military official said Friday.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Researchers at McGill University have unlocked a new door to developing drugs to slow the progression of Parkinson's disease.
United Nations, May 10 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has voiced concern about the violence related to the elections in Pakistan.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): A rejuvenating hormone has been found to reverse symptoms of heart failure in old mice.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Unique Identification Authority of India (CC-UIDAI) Thursday approved phase four of the scheme, which will enroll an additional 40 crore residents, at a cost of Rs.3,436.16 crore, said official sources.
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.
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) US auto giant General Motors (GM) is confident of securing a "healthy double-digit" market share of India's fast growing multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) segment with the launch of Enjoy, a top company executive said Thursday.
Sydney, May 9 (IANS) Scientists have successfully tested a new class of drugs in humans, that targets a rogue protein responsible for the proliferation of skin cancer, says a study.
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 9 (IANS) American automobile major General Motors Thursday launched its new multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) Enjoy.
Islamabad, May 9 (ANI): The Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of Pakistan has written to Army Chief General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani saying that the current security plan is inadequate, and has asked him to deploy army personnel at all the sensitive stations across the country.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Michigan State University researchers have identified a test that can determine which children with malaria are likely to develop cerebral malaria, a much more life-threatening form of the disease.
Chennai, May 8 (IANS) Local rider S. Dinesh Edwin, who was hospitalised following a crash during "pay and practice" session at the Madras Motor Sports Trust (MMST) race track here Sunday, succumbed to injuries here Wednesday.
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) Nearly 300,000 security personnel, including 32,000 army men, are to be deployed for elections in Pakistan's Punjab state, a media report said Wednesday.
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) China's foreign trade volume grew by 15.7 percent year-on-year in April, faster than the 12.1 percent increase in March, according to customs data released Wednesday.
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.
Chicago, May 8 (IANS) General Motors has been given green light by China to build a $1.3 billion factory in Shanghai, the automaker said.
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) China's exports increased 14.7 percent year on year in April, while import surges 16.8 percent, the General Administration of Customs said Wednesday, reported Xinhua.
United Nations, May 8 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday called for global efforts to improve the health of women and children.
United Nations, May 7 (IANS) Four UN peacekeepers, all from the Philippines, were abducted on the Golan Heights Tuesday by an armed group believed to be the same one to have abducted 21 Filipino peacekeepers two months ago, the United Nations said.
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Japan's Chief of Army Staff General Eiji Kimizuka visited the Eastern Command Headquarters at Fort William here Tuesday and discussed issues concerning security and enhancing military ties between the two armies.
IBPS or Institute of Banking Personal Selection has released the updated available vacancies of Clerical Staff in Participating Organisations for 2013-14 in regard to IBPS CWE Clerks-II recruitment in its official website: http://ibps.in/. The selected candidates have also been intimated via email and SMS in their registered email address and phone numbers.
Kabul, May 6 (Xinhua-ANI): The recent issues between Afghanistan and Pakistan over the border could be solved via regular meetings of tripartite commission of Afghanistan, Pakistan and ISAF, an ISAF spokesman said on Monday.
Srinagar, May 6 (ANI): Traders in Kashmir observed a daylong shutdown on Monday as a mark of protest against the supply of spurious drugs in government run hospitals, while demanding action against the culprits.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Many parents are putting their children at risk while driving by engaging in distracting behaviors, according to a survey.
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Monday avoided commenting on the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) affidavit filed in the Supreme Court on the coal scam, saying if at all the UPA Government has anything to say, it would articulate its position through its law officers in the appropriate court.
London, May 6 (ANI): Libya's parliament has passed a law banning officials from the Gaddafi era from holding political office.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): The use of bicycle helmets should be required by law, a new study has suggested.
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.
United Nations, May 6 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has voiced "grave concern" at reported Israeli air strikes on Syria, and called on all sides to "exercise maximum calm and restraint".
Pakistan-born Canadian clerics and chief of Tehrik-e-Minhajul Quran Tahirul Qadri believes that the coming general election would bring no changes in the system even the faces won?t be changed................
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.
Moscow, May 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will soon put into service a new mine-sweeping system in the Persian Gulf, navy commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Saturday.
Jaipur, May 4 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari said Saturday that the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has an important role to play in efforts towards improving the environment by not only commenting on the effectiveness of the rules and regulations, but also by offering suggestions to the government for the purpose.
Beijing, May 4 (Xinhua-ANI): Days after a court in Pakistan banned former President Pervez Musharraf from contesting elections for the rest of his life for abrogating constitution during the emergency in 2007, his party Friday announced boycott of the May 11 elections.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Expressing concern over the killing of over 600 journalists in the last decade, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon called for ensuring safety of journalists on World Press Freedom Day Friday.
Karachi, May 3 (ANI): Pakistan is observing World Press Freedom Day on Friday with journalists making resolve to keep pursuing the mission to know and inform others.
London, May 3 (ANI): BBC has laid down a report on its fear-filled environment that puts forth alleged sexual harassment cases over the past six years, where senior managers and on-screen stars are known to verbally abuse or pass on sexist comments to the junior female workers, following the Jimmy Savile scandal in the corporation.
London, May 3 (ANI): The Taliban has been asked to issue a declaration distancing itself from al-Qaeda and committing itself to peace talks before it can open a political office in Qatar, diplomatic sources have said.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A genome-wide association study reveals that the amount of weight loss after gastric bypass surgery can be predicted by genetic factors.
United Nations, May 3 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Thursday met senior diplomats from the five permanent members of the Security Council, also known as the P5, to discuss the latest situation in Syria.
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".