A doctor allegedly carried out sterilization surgeries on 27 women in an hour at a primary health centre here recently without proper arrangements in place, prompting the district authorities to order a probe.
Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray was on medication, including steroids, for lung and heart ailments since November-December 2007, said Dr Jaleel Parkar, who treated him, before the Bombay High Court on Friday.
A key witness is likely to depose in court today in relation to the 2002 hit-and-run case involving Bollywood actor Salman Khan. The witness identified as a former JJ Hospital doctor, had taken the actor's blood sample for alcohol testing.
The authorities have recommended suspension of a doctor who is in-charge of a community health sub-centre in Chatra district where about 40 women were operated upon at a sterilisation camp allegedly under torchlight last week.
A gynaecologist in government hospital who allegedly performed family planning surgeries at a camp in Mandi district in a drunken state has been placed under suspension, the state Assembly was told on Thursday.
A doctor said to be "extremely ill" after being infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone was being treated in the United States today, while the world's most powerful economies vowed to "extinguish" the deadly epidemic.
The doctor who conducted sterilisation surgeries on 83 women at government organised camp held at Nemichand Jain Cancer and Research Centre at Pendari village in Takhatpur, Chhattisgrah has been taken into police custody.