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UK probes racial bias against Indian doctors

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 19:10

UK`s General Medical Council is investigating fears of racial bias against foreign-trained doctors.

Rural posting made mandatory for MBBS docs wanting PG degree

Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 19:46

MBBS doctors aspiring to pursue post-graduation will now have to compulsorily undertake a one-year rural posting before becoming eligible for such a course.

Act on unethical medical practices: Consumer panel to govt

Last Updated: Sunday, April 14, 2013, 10:20

Worried over unethical medical practices adopted by some doctors, a consumer forum has asked Medical Council of India and Centre to identify such black sheep.

Govt paves way for elected MCI body

Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 11:45

The elected MCI body was disbanded by the government and a Board of Governors was installed to run the apex body.

Doctors move HC against MCI decision to derecognise courses

Last Updated: Friday, February 22, 2013, 16:54

Some doctors have filed a clutch of petitions in the Bombay HC challenging the decision of Maharashtra Medical Council to refuse their registration, on the ground that the degrees awarded to them were not recognised by MCI.

Government proposes changes in law governing MCI

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 12:19

Government will now be empowered to remove the President or other office-bearers of Medical Council of India if found indulging in corrupt practices or serious offences of "moral turpitude", once the law governing the apex body controlling medical colleges is passed.

Cal HC gives direction for holding of polls to Medical Council

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 19:30

The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday directed that elections to the West Bengal Medical Council be held within six months.

SC go-ahead to MCI for holding common entrance exam

Last Updated: Sunday, December 16, 2012, 12:07

SC has given its go-ahead to MCI for holding the first-ever common entrance examination for admission to MBBS, BDS and post-graduate courses.

Govt to liberalise norms for setting up new medical colleges

Last Updated: Sunday, October 21, 2012, 16:14

According to sources, the Ministry of Health has asked the Medical Council of India (MCI), apex medical education regulator, to rationalise and redefine its norms for setting up medical colleges.

Major drop in Indian doctors coming to UK

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 21:23

A large number of Indian doctors have trained and worked in the UK over the decades, but latest figures show that their numbers have dropped sharply.

Jammu: Prenatal testing law implementation reviewed

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 18:07

The DC of Jammu reviewed measures taken by the district administrations to ensure enforcement of law against prenatal testing for sex determination.

Zero in exam? In Andhra, you can still get admission

Last Updated: Saturday, July 07, 2012, 16:06

Last year, 26 out of 73 students who got zero marks in EAMCET were declared qualified. Of them, 17 got admissions into engineering and nine in agriculture/veterinary colleges.