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Tamil Nadu govt doctors call off strike, press for four-point charter of demands, including time-bound promotions
India

Tamil Nadu govt doctors call off strike, press for four-point charter of demands, including time-bound promotions

After striking work for a week, government doctors in Tamil Nadu affiliated to the Federation of Government Doctors Association on Friday called off the agitation

From hotbed of crime to a joggers' paradise — Nairobi's Karura Forest-city thrives
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From hotbed of crime to a joggers' paradise — Nairobi's Karura Forest-city thrives

Karura went from dangerous no-man's-land to one of Nairobi's safest, most popular destinations in the span of a decade.

NMC Bill decreases seats under controlled fee structure from 85% to 50%, favours pvt colleges, say doctors as protests enter Day 2
India

NMC Bill decreases seats under controlled fee structure from 85% to 50%, favours pvt colleges, say doctors as protests enter Day 2

Medical facilities and healthcare services have been affected for the second consecutive day in the national capital as thousands of doctors have shut down their services in protest against the National Medical Commission (NMC) bill 2019

Day after Lok Sabha okays National Medical Commission Bill, IMA calls for nationwide strike on Wednesday opposing draft law
India

Day after Lok Sabha okays National Medical Commission Bill, IMA calls for nationwide strike on Wednesday opposing draft law

Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Tuesday called on doctors and medical students from all over the country to stage a protest on 31 July against the passage of the bill, as a 'token strike'

Over 5,000 doctors, medical students from IMA protest against NMC Bill, call it 'anti-student, anti-poor, anti-democratic'
India

Over 5,000 doctors, medical students from IMA protest against NMC Bill, call it 'anti-student, anti-poor, anti-democratic'

Over 5000 doctors, medical students and healthcare professionals from across the country staged a protest against the NMC Bill 2019 following a call given by IMA, with a march being held from AIIMS to Nirman Bhawan in New Delhi.

Doctors' association calls off strike over violence against medicos after Delhi government agrees to fulfill all demands
India

Doctors' association calls off strike over violence against medicos after Delhi government agrees to fulfill all demands

Resident Doctors Association (RDA) called off the strike over the violence against doctors after Delhi government agreed to fulfil all their demands.

Mamata Banerjee faces fresh headwinds: West Bengal intellectuals side with doctors amid TMC-BJP battle for supremacy
Politics

Mamata Banerjee faces fresh headwinds: West Bengal intellectuals side with doctors amid TMC-BJP battle for supremacy

West Bengal intellectuals’ growing aversion towards Banerjee is a realistic reflection of the mood on the ground.

Bengal doctors' strike: Supreme Court defers hearing on security of medicos, says as protests are over, there's no urgency now
India

Bengal doctors' strike: Supreme Court defers hearing on security of medicos, says as protests are over, there's no urgency now

The Supreme Court on Tuesday deferred the hearing on a plea seeking protection of doctors in government hospitals, saying since doctors have called off their strike in West Bengal and other states, there is no urgency to hear the matter.

Doctors' strike updates: Junior doctors at NRS hospital call off protests after meeting Mamata Banerjee
India

Doctors' strike updates: Junior doctors at NRS hospital call off protests after meeting Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal doctors' strike LIVE updates: The junior doctors at NRS hospital called off their strike on Monday, after week-long protests over the attack by the relatives of a patient who died at the hospital.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Doctors' strike in West Bengal, simultaneous Lok Sabha, Assembly polls, Maurizio Sarri exits Chelsea; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Doctors' strike in West Bengal, simultaneous Lok Sabha, Assembly polls, Maurizio Sarri exits Chelsea; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Doctors' strike in West Bengal, Maurizio Sarri exits Chelsea to join Juventus, Shah Rukh Khan and son Aryan Khan will lend their voices to The Lion King's Hindi dubbed version; today's must-read stories

Resident doctor manhandled by patient's attendants at Delhi's AIIMS amid ongoing nationwide stir, police detain two persons
India

Resident doctor manhandled by patient's attendants at Delhi's AIIMS amid ongoing nationwide stir, police detain two persons

A junior resident doctor at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Trauma Centre was allegedly verbally abused and manhandled by the attendants of a patient late on Sunday night, following which his colleagues have gone on a strike withdrawing all non-essential services till Tuesday morning

Mamata Banerjee meets striking doctors, directs appointment of nodal officers for security at govt hospitals
India

Mamata Banerjee meets striking doctors, directs appointment of nodal officers for security at govt hospitals

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asked the police to appoint nodal officers for the security of doctors at all government hospitals in the state as she met the striking medicos on Monday

Doctors' strike: West Bengal already has laws to deter violence against medicos, Mamata-led govt needs to implement them
India

Doctors' strike: West Bengal already has laws to deter violence against medicos, Mamata-led govt needs to implement them

The junior doctors, who are more accessible to the patients and their relatives, often become the victims of the ire of the aggrieved parties. In a country like India, the poor doctor-patient ratio and the substandard infrastructure in state hospitals often contribute to less-than-desirable treatment quality.

Doctors' strike: Mohan Bhagwat castigates Mamata Banerjee, says violence in Bengal took place due to her 'desperation' for power
Politics

Doctors' strike: Mohan Bhagwat castigates Mamata Banerjee, says violence in Bengal took place due to her 'desperation' for power

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat has targeted Mamata Banerjee over the political violence, attributing the happenings in the state to her 'desperation' for power.

Daily Bulletin: 1st session of 17th Lok Sabha begins today; IMA to protest in support of Bengal doctors; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: 1st session of 17th Lok Sabha begins today; IMA to protest in support of Bengal doctors; day's top stories

Today's top stories: The first Parliament session of the 17th Lok Sabha will commence today; 93 children died of encephalitis in Bihar; the IMA has called for a nationwide strike in solidarity with the striking doctors of West Bengal; and more.

IMA says it will go ahead with its 17 June nationwide strike in support of protesting doctors in West Bengal
India

IMA says it will go ahead with its 17 June nationwide strike in support of protesting doctors in West Bengal

The apex medical body, IMA, however, demanded a comprehensive central law in dealing with violence on doctors and healthcare staff, and in hospitals.

Patients in West Bengal bear the brunt as junior doctors continue protest for the sixth day
India

Patients in West Bengal bear the brunt as junior doctors continue protest for the sixth day

Services in emergency wards, outdoor facilities and pathological units of many hospitals have been hit in West Bengal.

Impasse over West Bengal doctors' strike eases as protesting medicos agree for talks with Mamata Banerjee
India

Impasse over West Bengal doctors' strike eases as protesting medicos agree for talks with Mamata Banerjee

The home ministry has sought reports from the Mamata Banerjee government on the doctors' strike in West Bengal as well as the political violence in the state over the past four years.

Daily Bulletin: India, Pakistan to face off in World Cup; protesting doctors in Bengal agree for talks; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: India, Pakistan to face off in World Cup; protesting doctors in Bengal agree for talks; day's top stories

The protesting doctors in Bengal had earlier on Saturday evening turned down an invite for a closed-door meeting with Mamata at the state secretariat and had instead asked her to visit the NRS Medical College and Hospital for an open discussion to resolve the impasse.