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Indian-Origin Doctor Fired

An Indian-origin doctor at a US Miami hospital has been fired after a video that showed her attacking an Uber driver and his vehicle went viral.

NRI Women Became The Victims of Laws

Laws are implemented even elsewhere with claims that they are intended to protect its intended beneficiaries, i.e. women – it is also a fact that women find themselves becoming its unintended victims.

Middle-East Conglomerate to Invest $200 Million in Indian Healthcare

UAE-based healthcare conglomerate VPS Healthcare on Monday announced it will enter India by acquiring majority stake in Lakeshore Hospital here to set global benchmarks in healthcare delivery.

NHS Considers Hiring GPs From India

Education bosses sign ‘memorandum of understanding’ with Indian hospital chain that could lead to flow of staff into the UK.

Meerut Girl Part of US Team That Cracked Zika Structure

Devika Sirohi, 29, is the youngest member of a team of seven researchers which has, for the first time, determined the structure of the Zika virus.

Google Unveils India Health Cards

Google on Tuesday began offering its own doctor-vetted health information on search pages in India, as the Internet giant battles to boost user numbers in the key emerging market.

Autistic Tendencies High in NRI Kids

Though the high incidence in NRI children is a fact unanimously acknowledged by city experts, they are divided over the factors responsible for the rising cases of autism.

The Eminem Cover Inspiring Millions Online

Sparsh Shah's Indian-infused version of "Not Afraid" has been viewed more than 12 million times and has won praise from famous R&B singers and Bollywood celebrities.

Indian Medical Startups Grabbing World's Attention

We are seeing Indian medical devices startups being able to innovate and bring products to the market faster than their western counterparts at a price point that is very attractive.

India's Yuvraj Ruled Out of World Twenty20 Semi-final

Indian veteran allrounder Yuvraj Singh was Wednesday ruled out of the World Twenty20 on the eve of the hosts' semi-final clash with the West Indies, after suffering an ankle injury.

Reconstructing Lives

The UK team holidays give acid attack victims new hope.

India Top Source For Nurses in Britain

India was the source of the highest number of nurses recruited from non-EU countries into Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) between 2009 and 2015

India Defends Right to Issue Drug Compulsory Licences

India has defended its right to grant licences allowing local firms to override patents and make cheaper copies of drugs discovered by big Western drugmakers.

FDA Warns India's Emcure Pharma

The agency had already banned imports from the plant in July, except for some drugs.

The First Indian Woman Medical Graduate From USA

She lived a mere 21 years but achieved so much in that brief span that a crater on Venus is now named in her honour.

India Bans 300 Combination Drugs Sold Illegally

The move is aimed at curbing the misuse of such medicines in India, where nearly half the drugs sold in 2014 were so called "fixed dose combinations."

UK Looks at India to Meet Shortage of Doctors

Britain is again looking at India to help fill thousands of vacancies of doctors and nurses in the National Health Service (NHS)

New Cover For Indian Expats’ Families Back Home

If you are an Indian expat, you can now buy a unique insurance policy in the UAE to cover your family’s medical needs back home.

Indian Doctors May be Hit by New Visa Rules in UK

Indian doctors in the UK may find it difficult to apply for jobs under the proposed changes to the country's visa regime with plans to introduce a new test for the employers for ensuring European workers are given priority for skilled jobs.

We Are Victimised, Say Whistleblowing Indian Doctors in UK

Several Indian doctors working in NHS who raised concerns about patient safety and unethical practices say they are victimised, often resulting in their careers being terminated

A Messiah For India's Abandoned Sick

"He is like God," comes a voice from the ward, as the diminutive Sikh man puts out the light and shuts the door to keep the cold out.

Battling Doctor Shortage, Indian Hospitals Offer Intensive Care From Afar

Apollo Hospitals and Fortis will expand their network of electronic intensive care units, scaling up operations thanks to advances in communications technology

Tata to Rename Zica Car Over Virus Woes

Indian carmaker Tata Motors is to rename its forthcoming Zica hatchback after the similarly-named Zika virus sparked a global health emergency.

61% Indians Aged 45-Plus Want to Retire

Nearly 61 per cent working population in India aged 45 plus want to retire in the next five years, with the majority saying work-related pressure is affecting their mental and physical health.

The Doctor Who Delivers India's Girls For Free

An Indian doctor is on a unique mission to save the female child - he waives his fee if a girl is born in his hospital.

Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali making Colgate and Unilever sweat

A tilt in consumer preferences toward what ‘Forbes’ has labelled India’s Body Shop is becoming hard to write off as a passing fad.

Patanjali Eats Into Colgate's Toothpaste Market

Haridwar-based Patanjali Ayurved, run by yoga guru Baba Ramdev, has garnered a 4.5% market share in the toothpaste segment.

Bikram Yoga Founder to Pay $6.5 Million For Harassment

The founder of Bikram yoga that enjoys worldwide popularity, was ordered in the United States Tuesday to pay more than $6 million in damages for harassment.

Threatened Pharmacy of The World

The Indian pharmaceutical industry accounts for 8 percent of global production and nearly 20 percent of the world’s generic supply.

Why Indian Bosses Rarely Pull a Mark Zuckerberg

Many Indian bosses don't completely hang up their suits in favour of their parental duties and prefer juggling the demands of their jobs with personal responsibilities:

Indian Healthcare Making a Difference in Africa

India’s healthcare outreach to Africa, including the smaller ones, is through the Pan African e-Network Project, which links 48 African countries.

Despair Over Ban in India's Surrogacy Hub

India recently announced a ban on surrogate services for foreign couples and notices have been sent to fertility clinics to not accept any more overseas clients.

Indian Spices That Prevent Cancer

Turmeric is the king of spices when it comes to dealing with cancer diseases, besides it adding a zesty colour to our food on the platter.

Baba Ramdev to Now Launch Khadi Yoga Wear

From a conception pill to organic toothpaste, instant noodles and ayurvedic products, India's favourite Baba Ramdev has it all under his brand "Patanjali."

Taking Indian Whisky Upmarket

Most of the whisky sold in India is locally made and generally considered low quality, but some are now trying to show that need not be the case.

From Femme Fatale to Plain Jane

Business of beauty struggles, 20% fall in cosmetic surgeries and procedures.

China Biggest Doctor Factory For India

China is today the largest contributor of MBBS doctors to India

The Shrinking World of The Healthy Eater

Middle-class India has forgotten healthy eating. The solutions lie at home

India to Ban Foreign Surrogate Services

The Indian government has said it plans to ban surrogate services for foreigners wanting babies in a move which will hit a thriving industry.

Rebranding India’s Rural Cigarette

Popular in rural areas, manufacturers are trying to change its image and attract city smokers too.

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