Kochi doctors perform Kerala’s first pancreas transplant

The first simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplant was done in 1966 in the US

Kochi: A hospital here has successfully conducted Kerala’s first combined pancreas-kidney transplant, the third such in India. The first simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplant was done in 1966 in the US The highly complex surgery was conducted on 35-year-old S Syed Yunus Shahir, an engineer from Palakkad. The donor was a brain-dead 38-year-old More...

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It is still be ascertained as to how, the trainee officer got drowned in the pool
By IndiLeak Bureau On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Trainee IPS officer drowns in police academy pool

Hyderabad: It certainly was a heartrending end to a bright young officer’s career when during the course of swimming in the academy’s pool, a trainee police officer was drowned at Sardar Vallabhbhai More...

If the charge sheet is defective, should not it be challenged before an appropriate forum
By IANS On Thursday, August 28th, 2014
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SC no to stopping CBI charge sheet against Maran

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to interfere with the CBI going ahead to file a charge sheet against former communications minister Dayanidhi Maran in the Aircel-Maxis deal saying his plea seeking More...

The CBI had filed a case against Lt Gen Tejinder Singh in October 2012
By IANS On Thursday, August 28th, 2014
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Tatra case: Court summons Lt Gen Tejinder Singh

New Delhi: A court here on Thursday summoned Lt Gen Tejinder Singh (retd), accused of offering bribe to then army chief Gen. VK Singh for clearing a tranche of “sub-standard” Tatra trucks for the force. The More...

Swamy alleged that AJL had received an interest-free loan of Rs 90.25 crore from the Congress
By IANS On Thursday, August 28th, 2014
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Court defers hearing in National Herald case involving Gandhis

New Delhi: A court here on Thursday fixed December 9 as the next date of hearing in a case against Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi and others over acquisition of the More...

Wishing a speedy recovery to Lalu (ji) and praying for his good health
By IndiLeak Bureau On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Lalu undergoes three heart procedures

Mumbai: Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday underwent a marathon six-hour-long open heart surgery here. Wishing a speedy recovery to Lalu (ji) and praying for his good health According to a hospital More...

One can talk to our doctors to seek primary advice at any time of the day
By IANS On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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New e-service brings doctor to your doorstep

Kolkata: Got a medical issue in the middle of the night but don’t know who to call? Don’t worry! A new website virtually delivers healthcare at your doorstep. One can talk to our doctors to seek primary More...

"No heart surgery is simple," said institute head Ramakanta Panda on the surgery
By IANS On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Lalu to undergo two heart surgeries on Wednesday

Mumbai: Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad will on Wednesday undergo two major heart surgeries – one to replace an aortic valve and the other to repair the aorta, a doctor said here on Tuesday. “No More...

He wondered whether parliament could enact the NJAC Bill when the foundation for its enactment was not there in the constitution
By IANS On Monday, August 25th, 2014
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SC dismisses, for now, plea against validity of judges’ bill

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed, as “premature”, a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the judicial appointments bill that was passed by parliament to replace More...

A fire broke out on Monday afternoon in the busy market area of Chandni Chowk
By IndiLeak Bureau On Monday, August 25th, 2014
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Fire in Delhi’s Chandni Chowk market

New Delhi: Hours after the fire in an office space in the Connaught Place was doused by the personnel of the fire department on Monday, yet another incident occurred in the old Delhi area of Chandni Chowk. A fire More...