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Set up committee to consider grievances of resident doctors: High Court

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday said the Maharashtra government should consider setting up a high power committee to look into the grievances of resident doctors in the state-run hospitals.

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Opinion: Hapless Doctors, Insensitive Judiciary

I am appalled at the way the Bombay High Court on Tuesday came down on resident doctors who decided to depart on a mass leave, following the horrific episodes of violence against doctors we’ve seen in the last few days.

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Tamil Nadu government directed to introduce biometric attendance in hospitals

Madurai: The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday directed the Tamil Nadu government to put in place biometric attendance system for doctors in all the state government hospitals within four months.

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Tamil Nadu government directed to install MRI scanners in all district hospitals

Madurai: The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday directed the state government to install Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanners in government hospitals in all district headquarters in the state within a year.

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Forensic Examination of Rape Victim: MUHS to amend practical records of MBBS course

Mumbai: Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), Nashik has taken a decision to amend the practical records of the subject of Forensic and Toxicology and decided to replace the old formats of forensic medical examination of sexual assault cases with the new one.

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High Court flays MCI for its caviller conduct while dealing with government medical colleges

Nagpur: The Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court has reportedly flayed the Medical Council of India (MCI) for its “casual and caviller” conduct while dealing with government medical colleges (GMCs) and causing “stumbling block and hindrances” in increasing their seats.

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Delhi High Court asks authorities why no surgeries in G B Pant Hospital

New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought responses of the union health ministry, Delhi government’s health department and Delhi Medical Council (DMC) on a public interest litigation (PIL) alleging that operations have not been carried out at G B Pant Hospital for nearly a month due to some “disputes” between doctors.

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PIL seeks restoration of freeship to resident doctors under SC, ST, OBC categories

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) has filed a PIL (public interest litigation) in the Bombay High Court seeking direction to the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) forbidding it from forcing resident doctors under the OBC, SC and ST categories to pay freeship amount.

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NEET to be held this year in two phases, 1st phase on May 1

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a proposal put forward by the Centre and the Medical Council of India (MCI) to hold the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS and BDS courses of medical and dental colleges across the country this year in two phases.

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Supreme Court directs authorities to consider holding NEET for MBBS admission from this year itself

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre, the Medical Council of India (MCI) and the CBSE to consider holding the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS and BDS courses of medical and dental colleges across the country from this year itself and to come up with an exam schedule by Thursday.

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