KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Within 24 hours of the government signing an agreement with medical professionals, committing to providing security to the latter, a doctor has been assaulted in the capital Kathmandu. Dr Manish Khadka, working as an intern at Kathmandu Medical College and Teaching Hospital in Sinamangal, was assaulted.

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police has arrested one more person on the charge of obtaining a fake academic certificate to become a doctor.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Nepal Police has admitted its flaws in an incident of manhandling a doctor of the National Trauma Centre on Friday during the presidential escort.

KAHS sends specialist doctor to Mugu

August 18, 2022 11:46 am

KATHMANDU, August 18: Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS), Jumla, has sent a specialist doctor to Mugu, which does not have even a single doctor for a year.

DOLPA, May 30: The second wave of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)  has affected both residents and health workers in the district. A doctor serving at Dolpa District Hospital tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, May 9: 65 Nepali doctors, pursuing medical education at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), have been working to defeat the pandemic in India without receiving a single penny for more than a year.

The family of Chris Cornell and a doctor who they alleged over-prescribed him drugs before he died have agreed to a settle a lawsuit.

Doctor arrested for ‘raping’ woman

December 8, 2019 08:59 am

RAUTAHAT, Dec 8: Police have arrested a doctor for allegedly raping a woman in Rautahat. A team of police from the District Police Office, Rautahat, has arrested Sudheer Kumar Singh, 45, who is the in-charge at Sarautha Health Post in Yamunamai Rural Municipality.

SARLAHI, June 28: The wife of a doctor working at Malangawa-based Sarlahi Eye Treatment Center has died in a brutal attack by one of the staffers of the hospital on Thursday.

DHARAN, June 26: The students and teachers of BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) have been staging protests against the institute, accusing it of going against the law and providing 1/3rd seats to foreign students under MD and MS quota.

I was groomed and socialized in such a way that the only mission in life was becoming a doctor. “What do you want to be in the future?” used to be the most common question asked to those 2nd graders who were not even ready to tie their own shoelaces.

OHIO, May 18: Nearly 180 men who attended Ohio State University claim they were sexually abused more than two decades ago by a now-deceased doctor, and university staff who knew of the abuse failed to act, a report released by the school on Friday said.

I was groomed and socialized in such a way that the only mission in my life was to become a doctor. “What do you want to be in the future?” used to be the most common question asked to those second graders who were not even ready to tie their own shoelaces.

KATHMANDU, April 26: The government has done little to address the demands raised by the Government Doctors’ Association of Nepal (Godan). The doctors started staging protests against the execution of the civil service adjustment plan by the government as per the Civil Service Adjustment Act.

Doctor beats wife to death, arrested

March 30, 2019 07:43 am

BIRGUNJ, March 30: A woman succumbed to serious injuries after her husband, a doctor specialist in treating diabetes and thyroid diseases at Narayani Hospital in Parsa districts, beat her mercilessly for not bringing in dowry as demanded.

Sharing light and happiness

January 21, 2019 16:14 pm

Gautam Buddha has once said, "Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being shared

Med School

December 15, 2018 09:25 am

Med school is hell, they said That’s what I thought at first A place full of lifeless nerds With small hearts and large heads

For improved vision

September 16, 2018 08:13 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: We are familiar with the causes of poor eyesight. However, the majority of us don’t have the 6/6 vision, an essential for a clear image. Owing to radiation, TV, and lack of vitamins, the fluctuating vision worsens eyesight clarity, creating image blurs. Though eye power is supposed to alter only after 40, even youths are venerable to the degradation of eyesight. Hence, it’s common to find people wearing high-powered glasses from a very young age.

Netizens divided over doctors' protest

September 5, 2018 06:30 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The new Muluki Codes enforced on August 17 have created a wave of dissatisfaction among the people of two important professions - doctors and journalists.

DAMAK, July 5: He had an option to live a comfortable life as a royal physician in the Bhutanese capital, Thimphu. But when the regime evicted around 75,000 of its Nepali-speaking population in the early 1990s, Doctor Bhampa Rai made up his mind and decided to follow his fellow citizens.

KATHMANDU, May 27: If you are determined to do something concentrating all your strengths on the objective, nothing can stop you from reaching your goal. Age, geographical location, caste and class, all become secondary in the face of zeal and ambition.

KATHMANDU, May 18: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Friday lodged a case in the Special Court against Acting Director of Nardevi Ayurveda Hospital Dr Ramdev Yadav.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Govinda Ballav Pant University of Agriculture and Technology at Indian state Uttarakhand has conferred honorary doctorate degree to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli during his visit to Uttarakhand on Sunday.

JAJARKOT, March 18: Fifty-bed Jajarkot hospital, which receives scores of patients daily, is dependent on a single medical officer.

JAJARKOT, March 10: A single doctor has run the Jajarkot district hospital service for a month. The 50-bed hospital is now facing hardship to deliver the services due to lack of doctors for a long.

KATHMANDU, March 2: As Nepal Medical Council (NMC), the apex body of medical doctors in the country, marked its 55th anniversary on Wednesday, doctors and experts expressed worries over the lack of specialty doctors to provide certain specialized health services in the country.

Rajan Lal Joshi is a lecturer at Patan Campus. He researches Newari folklore and teaches it to his students as well. But when he isn’t working, often he is on the road, travelling around the country and beyond.

MUGU, Jan 4: Locals of Mugu had rejoiced after a doctor of Medicine-General Practice came to the district hospital a year ago.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan 3:  A politically prominent Florida eye doctor could get more than 30 years in prison for stealing $100 million in one of history's largest Medicare frauds.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Everest Link Pvt Ltd has officially launched ‘Hello Doctor’ online medical service.

A doctor denied

November 11, 2017 00:34 am

NEW LONDON, NEW HAMPSHIRE: Holding manila folders filled with pages of her handwritten reports, Dr Anna Konopka insisted her system for keeping track of her patients’ medical conditions and various prescriptions works fine.

Doctor by degree,  writer by heart

November 2, 2017 11:40 am

Amardeep Keshari is a 23 year old writer from Kalaiya, Bara. Though he graduated from Wesleyan University in the US as a neuroscientist, he later decided to pursue a writing career. He is currently living in Shantinagar with his brother.

ROLPA, Oct 11: While Dr Govinda KC is busy with his thirteenth fast-unto-death in the capital, Dr Anil KC of Rolpa is busy treating patients. Dr Anil KC, who fully supports the demands put forward by the senior doctor, celebrated Dashain with his patients this year.

KATHMANDU, September 6: The controversially stranded Kathmandu National Medical College premises were found empty upon arrival of the inspection committee at 7:45 AM this morning. The members of the committee stated to not find any authorized personnel to leave the official letters

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): Everest Link Pvt Ltd has announced to launch emergency medical service 'Hello Doctor' for the trekkers and mountaineers in the Everest region. Issuing a statement, the company said that 'Hello Doctor' is an online emergency medical service through which trekkers and mountaineers can directly connect with the doctors during emergency situations.

NEW YORK, July 1: It took two years, but Dr. Henry Bello made good on his threats.

NEW YORK, July 1: A doctor forced from a New York hospital because of sexual harassment accusations returned Friday with an assault rifle hidden under a lab coat and shot seven people, killing one woman and leaving several doctors fighting for their lives, authorities said.

KATHMANDU, June 20: As a saying goes, “Will power and diligence will help one achieve his/her goal.” This holds true for the life of Sujit Darnal.

KATHMANDU, June 7: A total of 18 bone marrow transplants have been successfully carried out in Nepal by a single doctor in Kathmandu since 2012.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Feb 7: A California doctor removed a 130-pound tumor from a Mississippi man who had been told by other physicians that he was just fat.

SOLUKHUMBU, Feb 3: A woman who could not undergo a normal delivery at a local primary health centre was airlifted by a doctor to the District Hospital, Phaplu for the delivery.

Creator of Doctor Strange Jon Sapihts is keen to write the sequel. The 66-year-old screenwriter worked on the money-spinning Marvel movie, which is based on neurosurgeon-turned-sorcerer Stephen Strange, and says he wants to be involved with the sequel, reported Female First.

LOS ANGELES, Nov 29: Benedict Cumberbatch-starrer Doctor Strange has become Marvel Studio's highest-grossing solo movie with USD 616 million worldwide, surpassing Iron Man starring Robert Downey Jr which grossed USD 585 million in 2008.

"Doctor Strange": Very strange indeed

November 4, 2016 16:36 pm

If the new supernatural spectacle from the self contained world of Marvel Comics were to be described in one word, it would have to be 'strange'. If we stretch it -- as the film does its spindly wiry spiraling narrative that goes effortlessly onward with its dazzling display of alternate reality -- to another word then it would be 'strange and stirring'.

No affinity for superheroes or familiarity with Marvel mythology is required to enjoy the visual spectacle that is "Doctor Strange." Being open to mysticism and the possibility of parallel dimensions might help, though.

British heartthrob Benedict Cumberbatch loved his close encounter with special effects when he swapped his Sherlock Holmes deerstalker for a superhero cape in his latest movie outing, ‘Doctor Strange’.

An Indian doctor injects six to death

August 17, 2016 11:03 am

MAHARASHTRA, Aug.17: A doctor, in India, has been arrested on charges of injecting six people to death and burying them at his farmhouse, local police said Tuesday.

Bisundev Mahato, a native of Lahan, Nepal and a Harvard Anesthesiologist, Sadeq A Quraishi teamed up and developed a concept and design for a study to be based on Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) patients.

POKHARA, June 21: “He dreamt of his son becoming a good doctor one day. But now, he will not be around to see it happen,” said Ram Krishna Thapa, a relative of Amrit Bahadur Thapa.

BIRATNAGAR, June 17: Dr Javed, a renowned physician in Biratnagar has been arrested on the charge of using fake academic certificates. A team from the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police arrested Dr Javed from the Biratnagar-based Life Guard Hospital on Friday.