A six-year-old boy died allegedly owing to doctors’ negligence after he underwent an eye surgery at a private hospital on Hessarghatta Road on Saturday evening. The deceased has been identified as Shankar, son Selvaraj and Bhavya. The couple hailed from Dharmapuri in Tamil Nadu. Selvaraj, a cab driver, had come to the city along with his family for his son’s eye treatment.According to the police, Shankar had a problem in his retina and the doctors in Tamil Nadu had recommended a surgery. On Saturday, the operation was scheduled at Manjunatha Nethralaya at 4 p.m. After the operation, his condition deteriorated and around 6 p.m., the doctors who conducted the operation, Manjunath and Harish, asked Shankar’s family to take him to another hospital. The family rushed him to People Tree hospital, where he was declared brought dead, the complainant said.The family alleged that their son was doing fine before the operation and died owing to the doctors’ negligence … [Read more...] about Family alleges negligence as boy dies after eye surgery
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Two months back, Deepa Sarkar was returning to her north Kolkata home. She had parked her car close to the Noapara Metro station. In the dead of the night, she was shocked to find that her car had three flat tyres! Fortunately, she was accompanied by her relatives who came to her rescue. The news of the Hyderabad gang rape and murder has sent shivers down Deepa’s spine. What if that night she was driving all alone? What if some miscreants had plotted and got the tyres punctured? What if… Deepa is not the only woman driver in the city to have pressed the panic button ever since the news of the gruesome rape and murder of 27-year-old government veterinary doctor in Hyderabad left the country shocked and seething. Hyderabad’s Nirbhaya had left her scooter at a toll plaza. When she returned to the toll plaza at night, she found that her tyre was punctured. Police suspect that the assailants deliberately punctured the scooter’s tyre, following which they won her … [Read more...] about Woman, how safe do you feel in Kolkata?
The western suburbs mum had stopped at Birkenhead Point with her mum and kids, leaving her car in one of the Parents with Prams spots. But when she returned, she was stunned to discover a small sports car parked in between her vehicle and the next one, making in almost impossible to get in. The frustrated woman took to Facebook group Inner West Mums to shame the thoughtless driver, explaining she was “fuming”. Sharing a photo of a black BMW clearly over the yellow boundary line — the angry mum let rip. “Today someone thought it was a great idea to park between cars in the parents with prams space. This person left the driver’s seat and baby’s door of my car (left) blocked,” she wrote. “I was lucky enough to be with my mum so she helped, otherwise it would have been disaster trying to move the car. A mum has shared a snap to shame a ‘selfish’ driver who parked between to family cars in ‘parents with pram’ spots at … [Read more...] about Mum leaves furious note for ‘idiot’ diver parked between ‘Parents with Prams’ spots
'News is rife that Pakistan will attack the next day. They have no idea that this is where they will take on the might of 1 Armoured Division of Pakistan in a three-day bloody battle that will be remembered in military history as the Battle of Asal Uttar.'Rachna Bisht Rawat salutes the brave men who turned the tide of the 1965 War. IMAGE: A captured Pakistani Patton tank in what was one the biggest tank battles in military history. Photograph Kind courtesy, 1965-Stories from Second Indo-Pak War by Rachna Bisht Rawat. On the morning of 1 September 1965, the nation woke up to a startling announcement on All India Radio. 'Pakistan has launched a massive attack with tanks and heavy artillery in the Chamb sector of Jammu and Kashmir. The enemy's objective seems to be the strategic Akhnoor Bridge. Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri has declared that Pakistan will be given a fitting reply by the Indian Army,' it said. The prime minister's statement was later described by Lieutenant General … [Read more...] about Asal Uttar, The Battle That Changed The 1965 War
Two persons were killed and three women were seriously injured in a head-on collision between two cars on the Chandigarh-Rajpura highway near Kauli village, 20km from Patiala, on Sunday. The injured have been rushed to the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, with serious head injuries and multiple fractures.The incident took place around noon when a Maruti Alto car jumped the road divider and collided with a Maruti Suzuki Dzire car heading towards Patiala.The drivers of both the cars — Subash Sachdeva, 65, of Rajpura, and Rajesh Jindal, 45 — were declared brought dead at Government Rajindra Hospital, Patiala. Police said Subash was driving the Dzire car. His wife Lakshmi, 60, sustained head injuries and multiple fractures on her foot. Rajesh was on his way to Rajpura in the Alto with his 22-year-old daughter and wife. Assistant sub-inspector Davinder Singh said: “Rajesh’s family members … [Read more...] about Two killed, 3 hurt as cars collide in Patiala village