Thursday, June 20, 2013
Medical Council of India
Act on unethical medical practices: Consumer panel to govt
Worried over unethical medical practices adopted by some doctors, a consumer forum has asked Medical...
Govt paves way for elected MCI body
The elected MCI body was disbanded by the government and a Board of Governors was installed to run t...
Doctors move HC against MCI decision to derecognise courses
Some doctors have filed a clutch of petitions in the Bombay HC challenging the decision of Maharasht...
Government proposes changes in law governing MCI
Government will now be empowered to remove the President or other office-bearers of Medical Council ...
Cal HC gives direction for holding of polls to Medical Council
The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday directed that elections to the West Bengal Medical Council be h...
SC go-ahead to MCI for holding common entrance exam
SC has given its go-ahead to MCI for holding the first-ever common entrance examination for admissio...
Govt to liberalise norms for setting up new medical colleges
According to sources, the Ministry of Health has asked the Medical Council of India (MCI), apex medi...
Major drop in Indian doctors coming to UK
A large number of Indian doctors have trained and worked in the UK over the decades, but latest figu...
Jammu: Prenatal testing law implementation reviewed
The DC of Jammu reviewed measures taken by the district administrations to ensure enforcement of law...
Zero in exam? In Andhra, you can still get admission
Last year, 26 out of 73 students who got zero marks in EAMCET were declared qualified. Of them, 17 g...
`Govt to propose a new National Urban Health Mission`
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said the government is proposing a new National Urban Health Mission t...
Private medical practitioners observe strike
Private medical establishments in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh observed a one-day strike on a call...
`Satyamev Jayate` viewers support Aamir`s expose`
Aamir Khan`s effort to highlight malpractices in the medical profession may have upset many doctors,...
I`ve not insulted medical profession: Aamir Khan
Pats and brickbats - Aamir Khan was prepared for it all when he set out to discuss burning issues in...
Comfortable if IMA plans to take legal action: Aamir Khan
Aamir Khan, who refused to apologise to the medical fraternity in India for throwing light on the mi...
Aamir Khan refuses to apologise to doctors
Aamir Khan, who seldom believes in giving clarifications for his actions, has spoken about his stand...
‘Satyamev Jayate’: Aamir Khan grills MCI chairman, targets greedy doctors
The fourth episode of Aamir Khan’s ‘Satyamev Jayate’ threw light on the frail health care system tha...
`No conclusive study to link cell tower radiation with cancer`
There are no conclusive scientific studies anywhere to prove low radiation emitted from cellular tow...
Multiple entries by doctors in MCI register: Azad
It took a Lok Sabha question for the government to wake up to the problem of multiple registration b...
Trinamool embarrasses govt on MCI Bill in RS
UPA constituent Trinamool Congress embarrassed the Government in the Rajya Sabha by criticising the ...
TMC MPs vote against key bill, Govt dials Mamata
Members of UPA ally Trinamool Congress voted against a key bill in Lok Sabha that prompted an embarr...
NMO against Centre`s move of scrapping MCI
The National Medicos Organisation appealed to doctors to oppose the decision of scrapping MCI replac...
MCI secretary Sangeeta Sharma sacked
The Medical Council of India (MCI) has sacked its secretary Sangeeta Sharma and relieved her of th...
`Doctors can`t treat with unrecognised foreign degrees`
Doctors possessing medical degrees from an off-shore overseas campus cannot practice in India if the...
Life is in hands of Gods: HC says in medical negligence case
The Bombay High Court noted that a person`s life is in the hands of God and doctors can be sometimes...
Yuvraj’s Singh’s physio a quack?
Jatin Chowdhary, Yuvraj Singh’s physio was embroiled in a controversy with the Delhi Medical Council...
SC notice to Centre over illegal drug trials
The Supreme Court Monday sought the Centre`s response on a PIL seeking inquiry into alleged illegal...
SC okays irregular admission of 4 medicos
The Supreme Court has allowed four medical students of Kerala to complete their MBBS course despite...
`National level medical entrance from 2013`
the Union Ministry has decided to introduce the common entrance test for all medical courses.
MCI spent over 31cr as travel expense during 5 yrs
Medical Council of India has spent over Rs 31 crore during last five years on travel expenses of its...
MCI Dy Secy quits as Secy withdraws resignation
Medical Council of India Deputy Secretary Anshuman Darbari resigned on Tuesday on a day when its S...
301 complaints against state medical institutions
The Medical Council of India has referred a total of 301 complaints against institutions and the me...
SC clears MCI`s common medical entrance test
The Supreme Court on Monday permitted the Medical Council of India (MCI) to conduct a common test fo...
Delhi HC nod to course for non-MBBS to practise in villages
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday gave the green signal to introduction of a 3 year-course for non-M...
Court allows ex-MCI chief to attend conference in Canada
Former Medical Council of India President Ketan Desai, who is facing corruption charges in six cas...
50% marks must in qualifying exam for MBBS: HC
Kerala High court Thursday upheld the Medical Council of India (MCI) regulation fixing minimum 50 ...
Bill to amend Medical Council of India Act passed
Amid din, the Lok Sabha today passed a Bill to amend the Medical Council of India Act to replace t...
Ex-MCI Prez Ketan Desai sent to 14 days JC
A Delhi court on Tuesday remanded former Medical Council of India (MCI) president Ketan Desai to 1...
Azad cautions new medical board against corruption
Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has directed the new board of governors, which has taken over the f...
Govt extends date for clearing cases by panel replacing MCI
Government extended by a month the date for giving permission for new medical colleges and renewal o...
ED to tighten noose around former MCI president
Enforcement Directorate (ED) has been allowed by a Delhi court to quiz former president of Medical C...
Prez dissolves MCI; six-member panel to replace
Corruption-ridden Medical Council of India (MCI), set up 76 years ago to regulate medical educatio...
MCI need to have autonomy: Left
CPI (M) on Friday favoured autonomy in the functioning of Medical Council of India (MCI) with no gov...
Cabinet decides to dissolve MCI
Union Cabinet is understood to have decided in principle to dissolve the MCI.
Arrested MCI chief faced tax, CBI raids earlier
Medical Council of India President Ketan Desai, arrested by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Fr...
Government to scrap all health regulatory bodies
The Union Health Ministry has decided to scrap all health regulatory bodies, including the Medical C...
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