CBI registers case against MCI officials

The CBI has registered a case of cheating against the then Additional Secretary, Medical Council of India and five others including chairman of Odisha-based medical college for allegedly giving clearance to the college by flouting norms.

New medical college in Chandrapur to begin in current session

 The new government Medical College being set up here will start in the current academic session, Maharashtra Finance and Planning minster Sudhir Mungantiwar said.

Three medical colleges to be opened in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Saturday said the state would open three medical colleges and one of them would be located in Hamirpur district.

DU agrees to hand over medical college to Delhi govt

 A row is brewing within Delhi University over its acceptance of a central decision for the transfer of University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS) to Delhi government with its Executive Council (EC) members slamming the move as being "unilateral" and "undemocratic".

Pranab Mukherjee for socio-economic medical system for poor

Medical institutions should inculcate humanistic approach in the minds of young doctors and health professionals to orient them towards a value-based career in medicine, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Friday.

Two arrested in connection with suicide of medical student

Raigarh: Two students of a medical college have been arrested in connection with the alleged suicide of a first year MBBS student last week in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district, police said here Friday.

Court to hear graft case against Ramadoss, others on Dec 2

A Delhi court on Thursday fixed December 2 for hearing arguments on charges in a case in which former union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss, along with others, was chargesheeted for allegedly allowing a medical college to proceed with admissions without sufficient faculty and clinical material.

CBI registers case against MCI officials, carries out searches

The CBI on Wednesday carried out searches at the official and residential premises of senior Medical Council of India officials and a Medical College in Thiruvananthapurm after registering a case of alleged cheating and corruption against them.

Vardhan to review progress of NRHM, medical colleges in Karnataka

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan will take stock of the progress of National Rural Health Mission in Karnataka and the upgradation of three medical colleges in the state.

Arunachal Health Minister optimistic about med college coming up soon

Arunachal Pradesh Health and Family Welfare Minister Kalikho Pul has expressed confidence the medical college soon in the state.

Bengal encephalitis outbreak: Medical college principal suspended

The West Bengal government Monday suspended the principal of the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital for his alleged negligence in connection with the raging encephalitis menace.

Need to address `imbalanced` growth of medical colleges: Vardhan

The government on Friday said that 58 districts in "under-served" areas have been identified for the setting up of medical colleges even as it admitted that there has been "imbalanced" growth of such institutes in the country.

Himachal Pradesh govt warns MM Medical College over affiliation

In a stern message to private Maharshi Markandeshwar Medical College for not getting affiliation from state-run Himachal Pradesh University, a state minister today said if the management is found guilty of violations "all options are open for the government".

Bengal to have three new medical colleges on PPP mode

West Bengal will have three new medical colleges on public-private partnership model, a official said here Saturday.

Doctors clash with MLA in Kanpur; several injured

A clash broke out between supporters of a Samajwadi Party MLA and junior doctors of a medical college here Friday night.

Odisha gets another centrally funded medical college

In a bid to prove the ruling BJD`s allegation of central negligence towards Odisha wrong, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday announced that Baripada would be included as the another venue for the medical college.

Mehbooba welcomes setting up of four medical colleges in J&K

The Peoples Democratic Party today welcomed the Union Health Ministry`s decision to open four medical institutions in the state, saying such a step would significantly improve health facilities.

15,800 additional MBBS seats to be created in country: Health minister

With the availability of doctors being a dismal 0.5 for every 1,000 persons in the country, the Centre has proposed to create an additional 15,800 MBBS seats, Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.

Nurses allege college forcing them in flesh trade; management denies

In a shocking case, 14 trainee nurses at a private medical college here have charged management officials with trying to force them into flesh trade, police said on Wednesday.

Govt to file review petition on SC order on NEET: Azad

The government has decided to file a review petition against Supreme Court verdict scrapping NEET.