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Roll out of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine delayed in Delhi hospitals
India

Roll out of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine delayed in Delhi hospitals

The administering of the vaccine at Indraprastha Apollo, Madhukar Rainbow Children's Hospital, and Fortis hospital in Delhi has been delayed for some days, officials said

Legendary sprinter Milkha Singh's wife, Nirmal, passes away due to COVID-19 complications
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Legendary sprinter Milkha Singh's wife, Nirmal, passes away due to COVID-19 complications

Former Indian women volleyball team captain Nirmal Kaur, who is the wife of sprint legend Milkha Singh, passed away at a Mohali hospital after a three-week fight with COVID-19.

COVID-19 vaccination: Third phase to inoculate 18 to 45 sees staggered start in Gujarat, UP, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu
India

COVID-19 vaccination: Third phase to inoculate 18 to 45 sees staggered start in Gujarat, UP, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu

The vaccination drive failed to take off in Delhi, West Bengal, Assam, and Karnataka on Saturday while Odisha organized a symbolic inoculation drive

Three women dead, four injured after fire breaks out in house in Delhi's Shalimar Bagh; incident tragic, says Arvind Kejriwal
India

Three women dead, four injured after fire breaks out in house in Delhi's Shalimar Bagh; incident tragic, says Arvind Kejriwal

The firemen and police personnel rescued five other people from the building and all the injured were taken to Fortis Hospital in Delhi's Shalimar Bagh, the DCP said

Speeding train runs over railway engineer between Kalyan and Thakurli stations near Mumbai
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Speeding train runs over railway engineer between Kalyan and Thakurli stations near Mumbai

According to Railway officials, Rai, who was killed by a speeding train in Thane, had coordinated the rescue work at Chamtoli village where the Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express got stranded last week for several hours due to flooding of rail tracks.

Fortis saga: Believe in Indian judicial process, hopeful of a positive outcome in SC, says IHH MD & CEO Tan See Leng
Business

Fortis saga: Believe in Indian judicial process, hopeful of a positive outcome in SC, says IHH MD & CEO Tan See Leng

IHH and Fortis are not involved in the dispute between Daiichi and the Singh brothers and are hopeful of a positive outcome on the status quo on the open offer in the next hearing in the Supreme Court scheduled on 14 March, a top Malaysian firm official said on Friday

Fortis completes Rs 4,650 cr acquisition of Singapore-listed RHT Health Trust assets
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Fortis completes Rs 4,650 cr acquisition of Singapore-listed RHT Health Trust assets

In February last year, Fortis had announced that it has entered into definitive agreements with RHT to acquire entire portfolio of assets of the Singapore-listed entity for an enterprise value of Rs 4,650 crore.

Fortis Healthcare board to meet on Friday to consider fund raising through issue of securities
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Fortis Healthcare board to meet on Friday to consider fund raising through issue of securities

Cash-strapped Fortis Healthcare, which is in the process of finding a new investor, on Wednesday said its board will meet on 13 July to consider raising funds through issue of securities on a preferential allotment basis

Fortis acquisition: Munjal-Burman stay away from fresh bidding; IHH, Manipal-TPG in fray
Business

Fortis acquisition: Munjal-Burman stay away from fresh bidding; IHH, Manipal-TPG in fray

Malaysia's IHH Healthcare and Manipal-TPG combine have put in fresh binding bids for cash-strapped healthcare chain while Munjal-Burman combine, which had earlier emerged as the preferred suitor for Fortis Healthcare, has backed out from the race

Malaysia's IHH Healthcare submits fresh bid for cash-strapped Fortis' acquisition
Business

Malaysia's IHH Healthcare submits fresh bid for cash-strapped Fortis' acquisition

Malaysia's IHH Healthcare Berhad on Tuesday said it has made a fresh binding offer to the board of Fortis Healthcare

Manipal Health sweetens offer for Fortis Healthcare again; values hospital business at Rs 6,322 cr
Business

Manipal Health sweetens offer for Fortis Healthcare again; values hospital business at Rs 6,322 cr

This is the second time Manipal/TPG-led consortium has revised its offer for Fortis Healthcare (FHL)

Value of Fortis-Manipal merged entity to be Rs 15,000 cr: Fortis Healthcare CEO
Business

Value of Fortis-Manipal merged entity to be Rs 15,000 cr: Fortis Healthcare CEO

Merger of Fortis Healthcare and Manipal Hospital Enterprises is expected to be completed in 10-12 months

Fortis Healthcare shares dive 11% on hospital business demerger, 20% stake sale in SRL
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Fortis Healthcare shares dive 11% on hospital business demerger, 20% stake sale in SRL

Fortis Healthcare Ltd. (FHL) said its board had approved demerger of its hospitals business, which will be acquired by Manipal Hospitals and TPG Capital, along with the sale of 20 percent stake in diagnostics chain SRL Ltd, in a Rs 3,900-crore deal

Fortis founders alleged to have siphoned off Rs 500 cr out of hospital, co denies report
Business

Fortis founders alleged to have siphoned off Rs 500 cr out of hospital, co denies report

Fortis founders Malvinder Singh and his brother Shivinder Singh have been alleged to have siphoned off around Rs 500 crore or $78 million out of the publicly-traded hospital, Fortis Hospitals Ltd. (FHSL), without board approval a year ago, Bloomberg reported, quoting sources.

A tale of two tragedies: Max and Fortis hospital cases underline common man's struggle for efficient healthcare
India

A tale of two tragedies: Max and Fortis hospital cases underline common man's struggle for efficient healthcare

A newborn wrongly declared dead by a city hospital and a family overcharged by an upscale facility, shook faith of common man in private healthcare system

Parents of 8-year-old dengue patient file complaint against Gurugram's Medanta hospital for bill of Rs 15.88 lakh
India

Parents of 8-year-old dengue patient file complaint against Gurugram's Medanta hospital for bill of Rs 15.88 lakh

Gurugram Police said that it has received a complaint against Medanta Hospital from the parents of an eight-year-old boy, who died of dengue shock syndrome

Gurugram child dies of dengue: Fortis Healthcare refutes NPPA's allegation of overcharging patient's family
India

Gurugram child dies of dengue: Fortis Healthcare refutes NPPA's allegation of overcharging patient's family

There has been "no violation" of drug price control norms in connection with the treatment of a 7-year-old dengue patient, who subsequently died, at the Fortis Hospital in Gurugram, the hospital group said on Saturday

Gurugram child dies of dengue: NPPA says Fortis overcharged patient's family by margin as high as 1700%
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Gurugram child dies of dengue: NPPA says Fortis overcharged patient's family by margin as high as 1700%

Fortis hospital at Gurgaon charged as high as 1,700 percent margin on consumables and medicines used for the treatment of a dengue patient who subsequently died of the illness, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) said

Gurugram child dies of dengue: Case of culpable homicide registered against Fortis hospital management, doctors
India

Gurugram child dies of dengue: Case of culpable homicide registered against Fortis hospital management, doctors

Two FIRs, including of culpable homicide, have been registered against Gurugram's Fortis hospital management and doctors regarding the death of 7-year-old

Gurugram child dies of dengue: Victim's father files police complaint against Fortis Hospital
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Gurugram child dies of dengue: Victim's father files police complaint against Fortis Hospital

Father of a 7-year-old girl, who died of dengue at the Fortis Hospital in Gurgaon, has filed a police complaint against the hospital group, but no FIR has been registered in the case, police said