MCD employees on strike over non-payment of salaries, garbage dumped on Delhi streets

MCD workers are protesting against the non-payment of salaries.

Meanwhile, resident doctors and nursing staff at municipal hospitals under East and North corporations have threatened to strike work from Wednesday in case their salaries are not paid.

Eight Keralite nurses leave for Libya

Despite worsening situation in strife torn Libya, eight Keralite nurses left early on Friday from here for Benghazi, not paying heed to pleas of police and NORKA (Non Resident Keralite Affairs) department about the dangers lurking there.

DU training nurses on use of sign language in hospitals

Delhi University is providing sign language training to nursing staff in hospitals across the national capital to help them deal with hearing impaired patients.

Nurses voice Ebola concerns at Washington protest

Several dozen nurses at a Washington hospital have demonstrated outside the White House, saying they are woefully ill-prepared to handle an Ebola case.

Kerala CM seeks Centre's help to bring back nurses from Libya

Kerala government has asked the Centre to take urgent steps to secure the release of 18 Malayalee nurses stranded in Libya and also five Indian fishermen, including one from Kerala, held captive in Iran.

Cuba sends 83 more doctors, nurses to fight Ebola in Africa: Media

A contingent of 83 doctors and nurses departed Cuba late Tuesday for Guinea and Liberia, bringing to at least 248 the number of medical workers sent by Havana to fight the Ebola outbreak in Africa.

Nurses go on strike in Ebola-hit Liberia

Nurses at Liberia`s largest hospital went on strike on Monday, demanding better pay and equipment to protect them against a deadly Ebola epidemic which has killed hundreds in the west African nation.

Nurses go on strike in Ebola-hit Liberia

Nurses at Liberia's largest hospital have gone on strike, demanding better pay and equipment to protect them against a deadly Ebola epidemic which has killed hundreds in the west African nation.

44 Kerala nurses from Libya to reach Kochi Tuesday

The first batch of 44 Kerala nurses, evacuated from Libya, will arrive at Kochi on a Middle East airline Tuesday morning, said a state government official.

Govt to ensure safe return of Indians from Iraq: Sushma Sawraj

Government on Monday assured Rajya Sabha that it will "leave no stone unturned" for the safe return of Indian nationals in captivity in Iraq who are "alive and well", and said its focus is now on bringing back Indians from strife-torn Libya which it said is no longer safe.

58 nurses on way back, Govt again asks Indians to leave Libya

The government said today while making a fresh appeal to all the Indians in the strife-torn nation to leave in view of deterioration in situation with a promise to make all arrangements for evacuation.

58 Kerala nurses in Libya head to Tunisian border

The first batch of 58 of the total 252 Kerala nurses working in Libya who have registered to return home are on their way to the Tunisian border, a state government official said here Friday.

50 Keralite nurses to be shifted from Libya to Tunisia

In the first phase of evacuation of Keralite nurses from strife-torn Libya, 50 of them are expected to be moved to Tunisia by road tomorrow as per the plan worked out by the Ministry of External Affairs.

India rescues 58 more nurses from troubled Iraq

India has rescued 58 Indian nurses from violence-hit Iraq in an "extremely difficult" operation, days after rescuing 46 Indian nurses who were in the control of the Sunni jihadists in Tikrit.

Govt asked to address rehabilitation of nurses who returned from Iraq

The government was on Tuesday asked to take care of the rehabilitation of nurses who have returned from strife-torn Iraq.

Grit and determination of 46 nurses helped: Chandy

The grit and determination of the 46 nurses helped in their evacuation from Iraq, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy as he called for providing higher education and jobs in the state so that there is no need to go abroad.

Nearly 2200 more Indians want to leave war-torn Iraq, 1600 of them being given tickets

MEA Official Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin informed that around 1600 nationals are being provided with tickets by the Indian government for their return.

It is a `rebirth`, say twin sisters evacuated from Iraq

For the Indian nurses who returned here on Saturday from Iraq, to be back in the comfort of home far removed from bomb explosions nearby, gun-wielding militants and injured patients is like a "rebirth".

UAE-based Indian businessman offers jobs to freed nurses

UAE-based Indian businessman BR Shetty has offered the 46 nurses freed by insurgents in Iraq jobs in hospitals he owns across the Gulf country, Nepal, Bhutan and India.

Iraq crisis: Indian nurses reach Mosul, unharmed

The 46 Indian nurses, who were forcibly moved by suspected ISIS militants from Tikrit, have reached the Iraqi city of Mosul and are unharmed, said a source.