Tag Archives: Rape

Hospital superintendent, three others accused of raping staff nurse

Mathura (Uttar Pradesh): A 25-year-old nurse was allegedly gang-raped on Wednesday in a private hospital by three staff members, including the hospital superintendent, police said on Friday.

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MCI declares IGNOU’s medical courses as illegal | A new low in medical profession: Doctor tells junior to kill TB patient

The Medical Council of India (MCI) has issued a circular declaring the postgraduate diploma courses in HIV Medicine, Health Management, Maternal & Child Health and Geriatric Medicine offered by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi as illegal.

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Civil surgeon withholds medical officers’ pay for failure to identify quacks | States approve proposal to replace MCI

Bokaro Civil Surgeon Dr Sobhan Murmu has withheld salaries of medical officers in-charge of Community Health Centres (CHCs) of the district following their failure to submit a list of quacks active in the area.

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11-year-old gives birth after being denied abortion

Asuncion: An 11-year-old girl gave birth to a baby girl in Paraguay’s capital, in a case that has sparked outrage from numerous observers.

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Woman gang raped in Kolkata hospital

Kolkata (IANS): A 24-year-old woman was allegedly gang raped by two employees of a hospital here, police said on Sunday. Both attackers were arrested.

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Aruna Shanbaug, comatose for 42 years, dies; outpouring of grief at funeral

Pinki Virani, who authored the best-seller biography, “Aruna’s Story”, said though Shanbaug was comatose for over four decades, she gifted the country with the historic right of passive euthanasia.

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Even in her coma, Aruna triggered changes in euthanasia law

Mumbai (IANS): One moment of murderous lust by a hospital contract sweeper consigned a young woman looking forward to her impending marriage to over four decades of a vegetative half-life.

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Row over nurse Aruna Shanbaug’s funeral

Mumbai (IANS): A controversy has erupted over performing the last rites of nurse Aruna Shanbaug, the world’s oldest comatose patient who died on Monday after lying in coma for around 42 years, with two of her relatives staking claim to do so.

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World’s oldest comatose patient Aruna Shanbaug dead

Mumbai (IANS): The world’s oldest comatose patient, nurse Aruna Shanbaug who had been in a vegetative state ever since she was raped and choked with a dog leash, died in Mumbai’s KEM Hospital on Monday morning after remaining in coma for almost 42 years, the hospital dean Dr Avinash Supe said.

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IMA worried over crimes against women

New Delhi: Indian Medical Association (IMA) has expressed concern over the increasing incidents of sexual assault on women across India.

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