Soon Hospitals To Have An Independent Body To Look After Medical Errors

Soon Hospitals To Have An Independent Body To Look After Medical ErrorsMedical faults including a mop left inside a patient's stomach after a surgical operation, administering wrong injection, over dosage of medication and many other errors have taken the form of a nightmare for both physicians as well as patients.

With the intention to simplify and develop the healthcare system, there will be an independent body, which will look after such incidents that go unreported.

BJP, Shiv Sena remember Lord Rama only during polls: Sonia Gandhi

BJP, Shiv Sena remember Lord Rama only during polls: Sonia GandhiMarathwada (Maharashtra), Apr 20: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena of taking the country backward and said these parties remember Lord Rama only during elections.

19 workers killed as truck overturns in India

19 workers killed as truck overturns in IndiaNew Delhi - A truck overturned in India's western state of Maharashtra on Monday, killing 19 workers and wounding 15, a news report said.

Most of the workers were killed on the scene near western city of Pune, when the iron rods that the vehicle was carrying pierced through their bodies, police told the PTI news agency.

The injured were admitted at a state-run hospital in the region. Police were investigating how the accident took place.

Indian market jittery over outcome of elections

 Indian market jittery over outcome of electionsMumbai, Apr 16 : As the general elections began on Thursday, market analysts in India's stock exchange said they were keeping their fingers crossed and hoping for a stable government.

The analysts said a fractured verdict would be a major spoilsport.

Kasab gets new lawyer

 Kasab gets new lawyerMumbai, Apr 16 : A Special Sessions Court on Thursday appointed Abbas Kazmi as new lawyer of Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist of the November 2008 Mumbai attack.

Kazmi, a private lawyer and not from the legal aid panel, has been appointed to defend Kasab as per Indian law.

Kazmi is a well-known name in the legal circle and is a member of the Sessions Bar Council.

On Wednesday, Special Judge M L Tahiliyani revoked the appointment of Anjali Waghmare, the lawyer who was appointed to defend Kasab, on grounds of ''''professional misconduct''''.

Sensex jumps over 11,000 mark

Sensex jumps over 11,000 markMumbai, Apr 15 : The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark sensex witnessed its best closing session since mid-October, when it crossed the 11,000 mark on Wednesday.

The BSE, which had opened at 10,805.14 points, wrapped up at a much brighter note at 11,284.73 points, gaining 2.9 percent.

After losing 248.04 points in the opening trade, the 30-share barometer, at 2 p. m. had improved at 11,220.92 points as most of the heavyweight stocks led by realty recorded handsome gains.