More than two years after a devastating fire had left over 90 people dead in the hospital, AMRI`s Dhakuria unit became fully operational on Saturday.
Two years after 90 patients and others choked to death in fumes from a fire at AMRI hospital in Dhakuria, the families of victims expressed anger that justice has not been done yet.
Two years after the ghastly fire at AMRI Hospital in Dhakuria which led to the death of over 90 people, relatives of the victims feel the system has failed them.
US-based Indian-origin doctor Dr Kunal Saha described Supreme Court`s compensation of Rs 5.96 crore for medical negligence which led to his wife`s death, as a "historic judgement".
In a major ruling, the SupremenCourt on Thursday asked the Kolkata-based AMRI hospital to pay a compensation of Rs 5.96 cr in a case of medical negligence in 1998.
A 20-year-old girl today jumped to death from the sixth floor of AMRI Hospital in Salt Lake area after hearing news of her father`s demise, who was undergoing treatment for cancer in same hospital.
The AMRI Hospital authorities are planning to reopen a portion of their complex in Dhakuria, sealed off by Kolkata Police after a major fire choked 94 people to death in one hospital building last December.
A court on Tuesday granted bail to
two senior officials of AMRI hospital, where over 90 people died in a devastating fire last December.
Eminent cardiac surgeon Dr Devi
Prasad Shetty says they are extremely cautious after the AMRI fire tragedy.
The Calcutta HC granted bail to AMRI director RS Agarwal but rejected
similar pleas of four other board members of the private hospital.
The Calcutta High Court
directed the state-run SSKM Hospital to submit details of
treatment and health report of RS Agarwal.
A city court rejected the bail prayer of RS Agarwal, one of the directors of AMRI
hospital, where a devastating fire in December claimed 93 lives.
A city court extended the police remand of six arrested directors of AMRI hospital in Kolkata.
All hospitals and nursing homes
in the city will come under inspection by a combined group of personnel.
A preliminary report said inflammatory articles and pvc pipes were kept in the basement of the building from where the fire originated.
With the arrest of two senior
officials of the AMRI Hospital in connection with the
devastating fire, the
number of arrests rose to nine.
West Bengal CM Mamata
Banerjee,when visited AMRI Hospital was greeted with angry protests from employees of the hospital.
Few hospitals in the metropolis,
whether government or private, adhere to fire safety norms,
the lack of which claimed 93 lives at the AMRI Hospital on
Two senior officials of the AMRI
Hospital were arrested on Tuesday in connection with Friday`s fire
in the facility that left 93 people dead.
Funerals of nurses from Kottayam district who were among those killed in the fire at AMRI hospital in Kolkata, were held with full state honours.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
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