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Why can’t a doctor also be a lawyer?

Decades ago, as a young medical student, I used to hear anecdotal stories about a senior professor of internal medicine viz Dr K B Kunwar, who had decided to train as a lawyer still functioning as a medical professor and managed to procure the foremost honours in the second vocation with the Lucknow University. He never actually got around to enrolling himself as an attorney, which I suspect was because of the very stringent Bar Council regulation that still persists; one cannot be enrolled as an advocate if he/she is actively involved in another profession.

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Doctor wins over Rs 17.5 crore in lottery

Dubai: Dr Nishita Radhakrishna Pillai, a paediatrician from Kerala, has won a lottery in Abu Dhabi, taking home over Rs 17.5 crore in winnings.

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Unable to cope-up with loneliness and depression, doctor commits suicide

Mandsaur (Madhya Pradesh): A doctor committed suicide by hanging himself at his home in Sitamau of Mandsaur district on Wednesday.

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Doctor who came to attend medical conference in Jaipur arrested for alleged involvement in sex racket

Jaipur: A doctor, who is a resident of Amreli district in Gujarat and had come to attend a medical conference in Jaipur, was on Thursday night arrested along with four girls suspected to be involved in an alleged sex racket.

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Doctor gets one-year sentence for demanding bribe from patient

Bengaluru: Karnataka High Court has imposed a sentence for one-year and a fine of Rs 5,000 on Dr Hanumantharayappa, a senior specialist at M G Hospital, Chikkamagalur, who was found guilty under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

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A doctor who gave more importance to a man’s health than the fee or the time

Chennai: Coimbatore came together to mourn the death of a doctor who gave more importance to a man’s health than the fee money or the time when a patient should visit him. Even the cops faced difficulty in controlling the traffic as huge crowd gathered in front of the doctor’s clinic with closed shutters.

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Lawmaker punished with three-year jail-term for assaulting government doctor

Amreli (Gujarat): A local court of Judge D R Bhatt has reportedly sentenced BJP MP Naranbhai Bhikhabhai Kachhadia to three years imprisonment for assaulting a government doctor in 2013.

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Video: Why do people have complete faith in a guy whose only qualification is that he knows where the medicines are kept?

In this video, Varun Thakur, a stand-up comedian from Mumbai, wonders why the guy who stands behind the counter at a local medicine store — whose only qualification is that he knows where the medicines are kept — is always more confident while prescribing medicines to his customers than a doctor who will ask his patients about symptoms a few times before giving them a prescription!

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Congo fever kills 3, including a doctor and a nurse, in Gujarat

Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF), caused by tick-borne virus, has claimed the lives of three people including a doctor and a nurse in the last 15 days in Ahmedabad. The victims have been identified as Amina Momin (30) of Kolat village; …

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