The main accused in the murder of television journalist Soumya Vishwanathan has been sent to three years in jail by a Delhi court in a separate case of trying to escape from custody by throwing chilli powder on police officials in 2009.
Continuing his inspection spree, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today reviewed the facilities at Safdarjung hospital, one of the largest government healthcare institutions in the national capital.
Residents doctors of Vardhman Mahavir Medical College (VMMC) of Safdarjung Hospital and University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS) will go on a strike on Thursday to protest against the alleged highhandedness of police and administration against junior doctors in Kanpur.
Proceedings in the Delhi gang-rape case was Monday adjourned for an hour when one of the accused could not be brought to the fast track court hearing the matter as as he was admitted to Safdarjung Hospital for chest pain.
NHRC on Friday issued notice to Union Health Secy and Medical Superintendent of Safdarjung Hospital here on a complaint alleging that more than 8,200 children have died at the institution in the past five years.