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Dr Kunal Saha to file review petition against Supreme Court’s decision

New Delhi: Dr Kunal Saha whose petition against the West Bengal Medical Council for not taking any disciplinary action against Dr Sukumar Mukherjee considered responsible for the death of Dr Saha’s wife, Anuradha Saha, was rejected by the Supreme Court on Friday, has said he will file a review petition against the court’s decision.

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Editorial: Let There Be Peace! (After Record Compensation)

In what has been deemed as the case which divided the medical fraternity into two blocs over the last two decades, the final nail comes with a sigh of relief to one section whereas it is a disappointment to the other.

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CBI probe sought over deaths in Tamil Nadu hospital

Chennai: Political parties in Tamil Nadu are demanding an inquiry by the CBI into the death of 14 patients at the MIOT Hospital near here following power failure.

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Medical council starts probe into Bengal cricketer’s death

Kolkata (IANS): Following allegation of foul play and medical negligence, the West Bengal Medical Council (WBMC) has initiated a probe into the death of Bengal cricketer Ankit Keshri, who died of injuries sustained in on-field collision, an official said on Thursday.

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Supreme Court awards NRI Rs 6.08 crore medical negligence compensation

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday awarded Rs 6,08,00,550 compensation to Dr Kunal Saha, an Indian-American doctor, ordering the Kolkata-based Advanced Medicare Research Institute (AMRI) to pay for medical negligence resulting in the death of his wife Anuradha Saha in 1988.

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Governor urged to keep AMRI Hospital closed

Kolkata: A patients’ group on Sunday appealed to West Bengal Governor M K Narayanan to initiate necessary steps so that the AMRI Hospital does not reopen until those responsible for the ghastly fire that killed 94 in the medical facility a year ago are brought to book.

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Hope, despair, legal tangles follow AMRI Hospital fire tragedy

Kolkata: The charred remains of the annexe of the AMRI Hospital stands as a ghostly reminder of the fire that snuffed out 94 lives on December 9 last year. The families that lost their dear ones in the tragedy might have moved on, but the scars remain.

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Fire at Bengal’s largest state-run hospital

Kolkata: A fire broke out near the paediatric ward of West Bengal’s largest state-run hospital SSKM (Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research) on Saturday night. There was panic but no casualties or injuries, an official said.

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AMRI, Dr S Mukherjee, Dr B Halder, Dr B Prasad pay Rs 1.2 crore in a case of medical negligence

Kolkata: AMRI Hospital and three prominent doctors of Kolkata — Dr Sukumar Mukherjee, Dr Baidyanath Halder and Dr Balaram Prasad — on Tuesday paid a compensation of Rs 1.2 crore to the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) for causing death of Anuradha Saha, who expired in 1998, due to medical negligence.

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Major hospitals in Delhi to have fire safety officials

New Delhi: Hospitals in the capital with 500 beds or more have been told to have fire safety officials, Delhi health minister A K Walia said on Thursday.

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