Four-day conference on neurology to begin tomorrow in Chandigarh

Top neurologists from across the country and the world will participate in a four-day conference beginning here tomorrow.

CNR Rao stresses for promoting quality science in the country

New Delhi: Eminent Indian scientist and Bharat Ratna recipient professor CNR Rao stressed for promoting quality science in order to produce good scientists in the country.

Good healthcare sign of a developed country: Pranab Mukherjee

A healthcare system resting on the trinity of availability, quality and affordability is the sign of a developed country, President Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday.

Former Punjab Assembly speaker Harbans Lal Gupta passes away

Renowned freedom fighter and former speaker of the Punjab Legislative Assembly Harbans Lal Gupta passed away on Friday.

Cases of Scrub Thypus on rise in plains of Pb, Haryana

Cases of Scrub Typhus, a disease found in areas of heavy scrub vegetation and rare in plains, has been on the rise in urban locales of Punjab and Haryana with many cases reported this month at PGIMER here.

Removing of religious symbols: PGIMER expresses regret

The PGIMER on Wednesday regretted the incident in which some Sikh students were allegedly asked to remove religious symbols like kirpan and kada before taking its entrance test.

PGIMER conducts its first heart transplant

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research here has conducted its first heart transplant on a middle-aged patient.

Pak High Commissioner visits Sanaullah, says prognosis `weak`

Pakistan High Commissioner Salman Bashir on Monday visited prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, injured in a scuffle with another inmate in a Jammu jail, at PGIMER here and said his chances of survival seemed "bleak".

Attacked Pakistani prisoner bleeding profusely: Doctors

The condition of a Pakistani prisoner, who was shifted to a hospital on Friday after an attack in a Jammu jail, worsened on Saturday.

Study shows prevalence of 9% dental injuries among children

A study conducted by Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) has shown prevalence of dental injuries to be nearly 9 per cent in school children of Chandigarh between 5-17 years.

Health key to India`s future: President Pranab Mukherjee

Stressing the need for better healthcare, President Pranab Mukherjee Friday said here that progress in the health sector was the key to India`s future prominence in the world.

Comprehensive master plan for jail reforms in Punjab

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal directed Jails department to prepare a comprehensive master plan for overall development of prisons in the state, besides construction of new sub-jails.

PGIMER withholds MD entrance results

The PGIMER in Chandigarh has withheld for an indefinite period the result of the 7,300 candidates who appeared for its MD entrance examination on Saturday.

17 arrested in multi-city anti-cheating operation

In a multi-city swoop, CBI on Saturday busted a gang allegedly involved in a cheating racket.

PGI says `sorry` for girl`s death, blames overcrowding

Amid allegations that callousness of doctors led to the death of a 16-year-old girl, PGIMER blamed "overcrowding" the causality.

Experts to study dead liver donor`s medical report

The medical report of a 40-year-old man, who died at a hospital after donating a portion of his liver to a relative, has been sent to experts in Chandigarh.

Stem cell transplant of 3 yr old cancer patient in PGIMER

Stem cell transplant of a three- year-old boy suffering from a rare type of cancer has been done successfully.

Bhupinder Singh Hooda hospitalised

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda was Wednesday night admitted to PGIMER here after his blood sugar level fluctuated.

Swine flu cases reported in PGIMER

Three cases of swine flu have so
far been reported at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical
Education and Research here this year.

Patient dies after stretcher catches fire at PGIMER

A patient, who was being revived with electric shocks at the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical and Research (PGIMER) here, died after a short circuit led to his stretcher catching fire, police said on Tuesday.