Monthly Archives: August 2013

Long slog for foreign doctors to practice in US – India


12  aug 2013 Long slog for foreign doctors to practice in US NYT   Picture of Sajith Abeyawickrama, an anesthesiologist from Sri Lanka, teaching a test prep course for students trying to become licensed doctors, at Kaplan Medical in Newark … Continue reading

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British Indian dentist ‘bullied and harassed’ before suicide, says wife – India


11  Aug 2013 British Indian dentist ‘bullied and harassed’ before suicide, says wife   London: A British Indian dentist from Yorkshire committed suicide after allegedly being “bullied and harassed” by the National Health Service which threatened disciplinary action against him over … Continue reading

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Britain issues forced marriage alert – India


10 Aug  2013 Britain issues forced marriage alert   London: The British government on Saturday warned teachers, doctors and airport staff to be on alert for a rise in forced marriages over the school summer holidays. Summer marks a peak in … Continue reading

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Kidney patients get new lease of life with India’s first domino transplant – India


07 aug 2013 Kidney patients get new lease of life with India’s first domino transplant     ck to Expand & Play Umesh Dedhia Mumbai: 48-year-old Umesh Dedhia generally towers over most people. Over six feet tall, this shopkeeper from south-central … Continue reading

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Chinese troops stop Army personnel from patrolling in Indian territory – India


04  aug  2013 Chinese troops stop Army personnel from patrolling in Indian territory     Leh/New Delhi: Amid a spate of incursions by China in Ladakh, its troops are also resorting to tactics like preventing Indian Army from patrolling posts in … Continue reading

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Alarming rise in cancer cases in India: Expert – India


3  aug  2013 Alarming rise in cancer cases in India: Expert   Raipur: India is not yet prepared to fight cancer despite the nation adding about a million new patients annually, warns a top healthcare expert. “The number of cancer … Continue reading

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Al Qaeda militants killed in drone strike in Pakistan – iNDIA


31  july 2013 Al Qaeda militants killed in drone strike in Pakistan   Islamabad: A drone strike in Pakistan this week killed three Al Qaeda operatives who ran a training camp in neighbouring Afghanistan to prepare militants for attacks including this … Continue reading

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