Health

  • Little India Desk | June 13, 2018

    Thousands of Visa Applications of Doctors Rejected in UK, Figures Reveal

    There were 3,597 requests from doctors for tier 2 visas between Nov. 6, 2017 and Apr. 5, 2018, but only 34 per cent were successful.

  • Little India Desk | June 9, 2018

    Indian-Origin Doctor Charged With Medical Misconduct for Botched Delivery Can Return to Work

    The tribunal ruled that the decapitation of the premature baby was an isolated error of judgement in an otherwise unblemished career of Dr Vaishnavy Laxman.

  • Annie Gowen | June 7, 2018

    Pesticides Helped Bring Modern Farming to India. One Tiny State is Leading The Charge to Ban Them.

    Sikkim has outlawed pesticides and chemical fertilizers, and banned the import of many nonorganic vegetables from other states.

  • Little India Desk | June 6, 2018

    Indian-Origin UK Doctor Found Guilty of Medical Misconduct in Botched Baby Delivery

    Dr Vaishnavy Laxman's clinical error of judgment caused an unborn baby to be accidentally decapitated in the mother’s womb.

  • Little India Desk | June 5, 2018

    NHS Staff Shortage Crisis Deepening Due to Hostile Environment, Say UK Doctors

    The Royal College of General Practitioners requested UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid’s help in providing a relief to the UK's shortage of family doctors.

  • Annie Gowen | June 5, 2018

    Tourists Turned Away From India’s Famed Hill Resort As Water Dries Up

    More than 600 million of India's 1.3 billion residents are at risk of disruptions in their surface water supply.

  • Little India Desk | June 2, 2018

    UK Cabinet Members Seek Relaxation of Visa Cap on Foreign Doctors

    UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond and Business Secretary Greg Clark are set to support measures allowing firms to employ overseas workers to plug the skill shortage.