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13 years on, stage set for another anti-quota stir?

New Delhi, Jan. 11 -- With the government's proposal of 10% reservation in educational institutions, including medical colleges, for economically backward people in the general category, being cleared... Read More


Common admission test for AYUSH courses

NEW DELHI, Jan. 9 -- Admissions to courses in alternative medicine, such as ayurveda, yoga and naturopathy, unani, siddha and homoeopathy, may soon be through a common examination, along the lines of ... Read More


Common test for admission to AYUSH courses

New Delhi, Jan. 7 -- Admissions to courses in alternative medicine, such as ayurveda, yoga and naturopathy, unani, siddha and homoeopathy, may soon be through a common examination, along the lines of ... Read More


Separate NEET PG for J&K candidates due to extreme weather conditions

New Delhi, Jan. 7 -- Taking note of the extreme weather conditions hitting movement in Jammu & Kashmir, the government has decided to conduct a separate National Eligibility cum Entrance Test - Post G... Read More


Rajya Sabha refers Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill to panel

New Delhi, Jan. 5 -- Rajya Sabha chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday referred the Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2018, that seeks to regulate and standardize education, training and services... Read More


Cabinet clears '10,000 cr budget for manned space mission

New Delhi, Jan. 4 -- In what is set to be India's most ambitious space mission, the centre on Friday, 28 December, put its final stamp of approval on Gaganyaan, India's first manned flight to space wh... Read More


Six AIIMS not fully functional even after 16 years, says report

New Delhi, Jan. 4 -- The government, which had floated hopes of affordable healthcare by announcing that 20 institutions like the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) would be set up, has f... Read More


Pollution restrains elderly's movement, worsens health condition

New Delhi, Jan. 4 -- Heightening Levels of pollution have not only deteriorated the air quality in Delhi but have also majorly impacted the social and physical life of the elderly. About a quarter of ... Read More


Ayushman Bharat completes 100 days, government focuses on 'greenfield' states

New Delhi, Jan. 2 -- Modi government's ambitious health insurance scheme, Ayushman Bharat, Pradhan Mantri Jan AarogyaYojana (AB-PMJAY) on Monday completed 100 days after its launch on 23 September 201... Read More


Lok Sabha passes the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2018

NEW DELHI, Jan. 2 -- The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2018 that aims to run the scamtainted Medical Council of India (MCI) through a panel of eminent profess... Read More