Everything you need to know about Alappuzha District Hospital: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Alappuzha District Hospital: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, June 18 (IANS) A US hospital has announced that it is looking for kids for the world's first paediatric hand transplant program.
Kinnaur District (Himachal Pradesh), June 18 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, who had been stranded in the state's tribal-dominant Kinnaur District for nearly 60 hours due to landslides triggered by incessant rains, was evacuated on Tuesday morning by a state government-owned helicopter.
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) For young or old, a visit to a dentist was seen as a painful experience. Only bleeding gums and toothaches could push people towards dental clinics. Things have changed now as growing numbers in India, conscious of the way their teeth appear, frequent dentists to get whitening, correction or decoration jobs.
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) Infosys Public Services, the US subsidiary of the Indian IT bellwether Infosys Ltd, has bagged a $49.5-million (Rs.28.5 million) contract to build a healthcare portal for the District of Columbia (DC), the company said Friday.
District Magistrate P.C. Meena Friday passed the necessary order, saying the bars served tobacco molasses containing nicotine which is injurious to health, especially of students and youths.
New York, June 14 (ANI): Tiger Woods' former girlfriend Rachel Uchitel is making a big comeback to New York nightlife.
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) An alleged Al-Qaeda activist involved in the killing of Chaudhry Zulfiqar, a prosecutor in the Benazir Bhutto murder case, has been arrested in Pakistan, a media report Friday said.
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) A plea filed by a woman seeking custody of her grandchildren, who are at present living with their paternal grandmother, was turned down by a Delhi court after the minors said they were not desirous of living with her or even meeting her.
Washington, June 13 (ANI): A woman, who is believed to be from the Windsor area, has been arrested in Michigan for allegedly trying to smuggle tens of thousands of dollars across the border by padding her bra with cash.
Dimapur (Nagaland), June 13 (ANI): Many young students are leaving the taekwondo academy here due to lack of proper facilities.
London, June 12 (ANI): A silk tie that was worn by Princess Diana, when she visited St Mary's Hospital in Paddington to see her new-born nephew Louis, Viscount Althorp, in 1994, is set to be auctioned off for 3,000 pounds.
Dubai, June 9 (IANS) In the latest move to diversify Dubai's economy, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum has launched a new free zone, "Dubai Design District," to be dedicated to developing the Emirate's fashion, design and luxury sectors.
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Paris Jackson has been transferred to the Children's Hospital Los Angeles on Thursday, following her suicide attempt on Wednesday.
Dubai, June 9 (IANS/WAM) A new district will be created in Dubai which will be dedicated to developing the Emirate's fashion, design and luxury sectors.
Kochi, June 7 (IANS) The much-fancied last-mile connectivity in Kerala has come for flak with noted environmentalists opposing the amphibian seaplane service launched amid fanfare in the state's backwaters to attract more domestic and overseas tourists.
Miami, June 6 (IANS/EFE) The winner of the largest lottery prize ever awarded to a single person in the US is a 84-year-old Florida woman, who showed up to cash in her Powerball ticket and collected some $370.8 million, before taxes.
London, June 4 (ANI): Apple has been accused of conspiring with major publishers to increase the price of e-books in a scheme that cost consumers hundreds of millions of dollars, a New York court has been told.
Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir), June 4 (ANI): At least six people were injured in a grenade attack in Anantnag District of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.
Istanbul, June 4 (IANS/EFE) Turkey has become the preferred destination for couples from the Middle East, Eastern Europe and even the US who seek in vitro fertilization so they can have babies.
London June 3 (ANI): A mother has defied odds of 500,000 to 1 by giving birth to her third set of twins.
Mumbai, June 3 (ANI): Mumbai Police have arrested Pune-based bookie Kishore Lalchand Badlani alias Kesu Pune at Mumbai airport.
Thiruvananthapuram, June 3 (IANS) Two officials from the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) will meet jailed cricketer S. Sreesanth in Delhi Monday, an official said.
Kollam (Kerala), June 2 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Sunday launched the country's first seaplane service from the backwaters here.
Panaji, May 31 (IANS) An inmate of Goa's Aguada Central Jail died while six others are undergoing treatment for of food poisoning, an official said Friday.
Gurgaon/New Delhi, May 30 (ANI): Doctors treating Vidya Charan Shukla at the Medanta Medicity Hospital in Gurgaon on Thursday said that the veteran Congress leader is still in a very serious condition.
Singapore, May 30 (IANS) A former Indian-origin cricket coach here has been sentenced to 15 months in jail for his role in a burglary in May last year.
Beijing, May 30 (IANS) A baby boy who was trapped in a sewer pipe after his mother gave birth while sitting on a toilet left the hospital Wednesday evening and is now in the care of his relatives, authorities in east China's Zhejiang province said Thursday.
Budgam (Jammu and Kashmir), May 29 (ANI): Students from different parts of the country participated in a karate championship, organized in Kashmir's Budgam District with an aim of promoting the sport and encouraging girls to learn the art of self-defence.
New York, May 29 (ANI): Twin sisters in Maine, who found about their pregnancies on the same day, gave birth just hours apart at Down East Community Hospital in the town of Machias on Friday.
Moscow, May 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and China will conduct joint anti-terrorism exercises in Russia's Urals region in the first two weeks of August, a spokesman for the Central Military District said.
Jhargram (West Bengal), May 28 (ANI): The trade of ant eggs between tribals is transforming into a profitable business in West Bengal's Jhargram District.
Sao Paulo, May 28 (IANS/EFE) Roberto Civita, chief of the Brazilian media conglomerate Abril and creator of the prestigious newsweekly Veja, has died, his company said Monday. He was 76.
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) A fast track Delhi court Monday directed the medical superintendent of a government hospital to file a comprehensive medical report of a Dec 16, 2012 gang-rape accused Vinay Sharma, who is in hospital since May 4.
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Hulk Hogan was rushed to a hospital in Florida on Sunday after he suffered bad burns to his hand.
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Angelina Jolie's aunt lost her battle with breast cancer on Sunday, just about two weeks after the actress revealed that she had undergone a double mastectomy to reduce the risk of developing the deadly disease.
Lucknow, May 27 (IANS) Over two dozen people are feared dead after a bus from Farukkhabad to New Delhi fell into a canal in Etah late Sunday, police said Monday.
Jakarta, May 26 (IANS/AKI) Prosecutors in Indonesia have asked a court for an eight-year prison sentence for alleged bomb-maker Muhammad Thoriq.
In a shocking incidence, at least 15 children were killed when the gas cylinder in their school van blew up in Pakistan's Punjab province. The children were on the way to school when the incidence occurred.
Pulwama, May 24 (ANI): Three army soldiers were killed in an encounter with militants in the Tral area of South Kashmir's Pulwama District on Friday.
Alappuzha (Kerala), May 23 (IANS) The Alappuzha District Congress Committee Thursday passed a resolution condemning the frequent outbursts of Hindu group leaders against top party leaders in Kerala.
Shimla, May 23 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday directed the state government to suspend and initiate disciplinary proceedings against its two officials for illegal detention of a man over alleged threat of breach of peace in 2009.
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) An Indian's heart is now beating for 40-year-old Moulana Mohammed Zubair Ashmi, a Pakistani national, who has undergone a successful heart transplant surgery at the Fortis Malar Hospital here.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): The words "zen" and "child" may not exactly go together, but that hasn't stopped a growing number of parents from home schooling their kids in the art of yoga, meditation and relaxation.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Children with obstructive sleep apnea who had a common surgery to remove their adenoids and tonsils had notable improvements in behavior, quality of life and other symptoms compared to those treated with "watchful waiting" and supportive care, according to a new study.
Beijing, May 22 (IANS) Six people have been prosecuted for allegedly working together to blackmail government officials in the Chinese city of Chongqing with secretly recorded sex videos.
Gurgaon, May 20 (IANS) Vehicles used by companies in Gurgaon to ferry female employees will have to be equipped with GPS within a month.
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Although prediabetes has no symptoms it is not benign, according to an expert.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A study will be conducted across India to explore better therapy to control the double-barrel menace of diabetes coupled with obesity, doctors said Thursday.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A US judge has warned Osama bin Laden's son-in-law that a lawyer he hired to represent him on charges he conspired to kill Americans could end up in prison himself.
Toronto, May 15 (IANS) Two Indo-Canadians from different parties were among the winners in the provincial elections in British Columbia, Canada, media reported Wednesday.
Gurgaon, May 14 (ANI): Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. has announced that a previously disclosed investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) of data integrity and manufacturing processes at certain Ranbaxy facilities in India has been concluded.
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) An arrest warrant has been issued for nine presiding officers of polling stations in a National Assembly constituency for not yet providing results, a media report said Sunday.
Bastar, May 12 (ANI): Three police personnel were killed and another injured when Naxals attacked a Doordarshan TV tower in Maoist-hit Chhattisgarh's Bastar District early this morning.
Bhikhiwind (Punjab), May 11 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Saturday said that had the Congress-led UPA central government acted in time, the life of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh could have been saved.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Kobe Bryant, who is involved in a court battle with his mother to keep her from auctioning off mementoes from his high school days and early professional basketball career, has claimed in a court filing that he never gave his mum permission to sell off his stuff.
Hapur, May 10 (ANI): A fire broke out at an oil factory in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur District on Friday morning.
Washington, May 09 (ANI): The attendees of South Africa's OppiKoppi music festival will be able to order beer that comes delivered on an 'octocopter drone.'
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Nirpreet Kaur, one of the key witnesses and victim of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, broke her six-day-old fast here Wednesday after Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal assured support for her fight for justice.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Many parents are putting their children at risk while driving by engaging in distracting behaviors, according to a survey.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): The use of bicycle helmets should be required by law, a new study has suggested.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators have modified a handheld diagnostic device, which was first developed to diagnose cancer, to rapidly diagnose tuberculosis (TB) and other important infectious bacteria.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) An India-Pakistan judicial panel that visited Lahore's Jinnah Hospital where Sarabjit Singh was under treatment, has recommended that jail authorities
Ghazni, May 2 (Xinhua-ANI): Units of Afghan police raided Taliban hideouts in Ghazni province 125 km south of Kabul late Wednesday night, leaving six militants dead, provincial police chief Zarawar Zahid said Thursday.
Lahore, May 2 (ANI): Three more doctors have been made part of earlier three-member medical board in Lahore who will perform the autopsy of Indian spy Sarabjit Singh on Thursday.
Lahore, May 2 (IANS) A six-member medical board has completed the autopsy of Sarabjit Singh, thean Indian death row prisoner who died Thursday following a savage assault in Kot Lakhpat jail here, a media report said.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): The Justice Department has filed notice that it will challenge a federal court decision requiring the government to make emergency contraceptives available over the counter to women of all ages.
Kishtwar (Jammu and Kashmir), May 2 (ANI): A militant hideout has been busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar District.
Lahore, May 2 (IANS) Three more doctors were added Thursday to a three-member medical board that will perform the postmortem Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, a media report said.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said he was saddened to hear the news of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's death this morning at Lahore's government-run Jinnah Hospital, and expressed his regret over Pakistan not heeding India's repeated pleas to release the latter on humanitarian grounds.
Lahore/Amritsar, May 1 (ANI): Distraught family members of Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh returned home via the Wagah-Attari land border route on Wednesday after doctors at Lahore's Jinnah Hospital reportedly indicated that he was clinically dead.
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A team of bioengineers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) has created artificial heart tissue that closely mimics the functions of natural heart tissue through the use of human-based materials.
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A woman, who became the first person to successfully receive a donor womb, is now six weeks into a "healthy" pregnancy.
Washington, Apr. 30 (ANI): A Southern California jury has convicted a US woman of severing her husband's penis and tossing it in the garbage disposal.
Sydney, Apr. 29 (ANI): An Australian Muslim teenager has claimed she was held against her will at a Brisbane service station after a worker confused company policy and refused to serve her.
Melbourne, April 29 (ANI): Matt Damon, who has always appeared to be the most down-to-earth of stars, has revealed that he along with his co-stars Diego Luna and Sharlto Copley had to, "literally eat s---" while shooting his new movie, Elysium.
New Delhi, April 29 (ANI): The Central Government will on Monday have a meeting with district magistrates of 121 targeted districts to review progress made in the ambitious Direct Benefits Transfer (DBT) subsidy scheme, even as there are reports of it being mismanaged.
Lahore, April 28 (ANI): Four family members of Indian prisoner on death row Sarabjit Singh, including his sister, wife and two daughters, have crossed into Lahore and will soon visit him at the city's government-run Jinnah Hospital.
Chennai, April 28 (ANI): The seven-year-old girl who was rescued from a 900-foot-deep borewell in a village in Tamil Nadu's Karur District after remaining inside for 16 hours, has died.
Melbourne, Apr. 28 (ANI): Nurse Jacinta Saldanha, who committed suicide after answering a hoax phone call about the Duchess of Cambridge by two Australian DJs, left a suicide note where she reportedly blamed them for her death.
Moscow (Russia), April 28 (ANI): India is willing to extend any possible medical support to Sarabjit Singh, the injured Indian prisoner, who is currently hospitalised in Lahore's government-run Jinnah Hospital, visiting External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said here.
Beijing, Apr. 27 (Xinhua-ANI): At least six people were killed and over 30 others injured when a bomb blast targeted a campaign rally on Friday night in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi, local media reported.
Washington, Apr. 27 (ANI): A yoga instructor has claimed that the popular practice, which has long been praised for helping people improve their flexibility and core strength, can also be used to help women conceive.
Rayagada District (Odisha), April 27 (ANI): At least 20 persons have been killed and 25 injured, 12 of them seriously, after a tractor carrying a marriage party fell into a gorge in Odisha's Rayagada District on Friday.
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) At least six people were killed and over 30 others injured in a bomb blast that targeted an election campaign rally Friday night in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, a media report said.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Dec 16 gang-rape victim died in India due to medical negligence and her dead body was shifted to Singapore because of public agitation and pressure, claimed counsel for one of the accused in the case.
Jaisalmer (Rajasthan), April 26 (ANI): At least five Indian Army soldiers were killed and four others were injured, when their truck overturned in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer District on Thursday.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) An 11-year-old girl from Africa, who had sickle cell disease, underwent a rare open heart surgery, doctors at a hospital here claimed Thursday.
Washington, Apr.25 (ANI): More the number of people in a neighbourhood, town or city with Facebook users' interests, lesser the area's obesity rate, shows a study that correlates data on Facebook users' interests with obesity rates in towns and cities.
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadha says every year her family celebrates master blaster Sachin Tendulkar's birthday and that they will follow the tradition this year too.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The number of deaths from malaria might be steadily declining, but health experts believe the mosquito sting continues to pose a grave threat to millions in the country.
London, Apr 24 (ANI): Nokia has won an injunction in the Netherlands that will ban HTC from using the current microphone components found in its HTC One phones across the globe.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The medical superintendent of Safdarjung Hospital, where the Dec 16, 2012 gang-rape victim was treated for 10 days, told a Delhi court Tuesday that the victim was shifted to a Singapore hospital as it had the "best" critical care and organ transplant facility.
Washington, April 23 (ANI): New research shows smoking even a small number of cigarettes a day over a period of years greatly boosts the odds of developing rheumatoid arthritis, not to mention a host of other health problems.
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Internet security software company VirnetX has filed a lawsuit against Microsoft, saying the software giant's Skype service violates six of its patents.
London, Apr 23 (ANI): A simple operation which could effectively cure high blood pressure is being tested on patients in Britain.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Justice J.S. Verma, who headed the panel on anti-rape laws in the aftermath of the Dec 16 gang-rape, died due to liver failure and bleeding in the stomach here Monday. He was 80.
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) A woman suicide bomber blew herself up outside a hospital in Pakistan's northwest tribal region Saturday, killing five people and injuring four others, a media report said.
New York, April 20 (ANI): A Brazilian man miraculously survived after accidentally shooting a 12-inch fishing spear into his face, while cleaning his gun.
Boston, April 20 (Xinhua-ANI): Col. Timothy Alben, superintendent of Massachusetts State Police, on Friday announced they have a suspect of the Boston Marathon bombing in custody.
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Police sealed off densely populated portions of the Boston metro area Friday as they launched a massive manhunt for one of Boston Marathon terror suspects after shooting down the second after a wild car chase.