Free Press Journal
  • Woman succumbs to burns, man hangs self

    BHOPAL : A 22-year-old married woman resident of Peergate area, who sustained major burn injuries on Saturday night while preparing food on stove, died during treatment at Hamidia Hospital late in the night.

  • Suptd says 2 died of Swine Flu in Hamidia; Ward nurses say no

    BHOPAL : The staff of Hamidia hospital says that there has been no death in the swine flu ward of Hamidia hospital till now. The swine flu ward at Hamidia, where only two nurses were attending two swine flu patients, said that no one died of swine flu there. There was no doctor on duty in the ward. The nurses informed that doctors visit the ward turn by turn and in case

  • Swine Flu toll up to 18 in state, seven in city

    BHOPAL : One more death due to Swine Flu was reported from Hamidia Hospital on Thursday. With two deaths in quick succession, the death toll in the state has risen to 18.

  • Man hitches ride on bike; dies in mishap

    BHOPAL : Taking lift on a bike proved to fatal for a 65-year-old man who died in a road accident when the bike on which he was riding pillion was hit by an Alto car at Sirkhandi Jod on Narsinghgarh Road within the limits of Berasia police station on Thursday afternoon. The man riding the bike too was injured and has been admitted to a private hospital.

  • Hamidia Hospital to get Rs 1.5cr for combating swine flu, dengue

    BHOPAL : In view of spurt in cases of swine flu and dengue in the state capital, Hamidia Hospital is likely to receive Rs 1.5 crore for making better arrangements for the treatment of swine flu and dengue. The proposed fund will be granted for the purchase of six ventilators for swine flu ward, four ventilators for dengue patients, six multi-parameters, infusion pumps and medicines. Dr DK Pal, superintendent, Hamidia Hospital, said

  • Junior docs strike work; patient dies at Hamidia

    BHOPAL : A patient brought to Hamidia Hospital in a critical condition died on Friday died during the ongoing protest of the junior doctors.

  • Sultania blood bank store in limbo due to Hamidia hospital’s reluctance

    BHOPAL : The proposal to establish a blood bank at Sultania Zanana hospital is hanging fire even a month after the approval from the health department. Originally, a decision was earlier taken to build a blood bank which was later changed to a storage unit with Hamidia hospital being designated as the mother blood bank. Now, it is not clear whether Hamidia Hospital or Indira Gandhi Women and Children’s Hospital would be

  • Bike-borne brothers attacked with sharp-edged weapons

    BHOPAL : Two bike-borne brothers were waylaid and attacked with a sharp-edged weapon by five assailants with an intention to commit loot near Betwa Apartment under TT Nagar police station late on Tuesday night. However assailants did not find cash from their pocket and fled from the spot. In the attack, one of the brothers around 18-year-old got critically injured while the youth riding pillion also sustained minor injuries and in the

  • Wife rejects plea not to depose; man consumes poison in court

    BHOPAL : A married man consumed poison on the court premises of Berasia on Wednesday, after he could not convince his estranged second wife to withdraw the case against him. He was taken to Hamidia Hospital where he is undergoing treatment.

  • Hamidia Hospital gets health dept nod to replace elevator

    BHOPAL: Hamidia Hospital would replace its 25-year-old lift with new one after getting approval of the Health Department. The old lift has been out of order for a long time because of which patients have to suffer. The OPDs of cardiology, pulmonary and gastroenterology are on the first and second floors and seriously ill patients with these ailments have great difficulty in reaching the OPDs. It has been informed that earlier too,

  • College bus hits bike, injures three students

    BHOPAL: Three bike-borne youths sustained grievous injuries after their bike was hit by a speeding college bus at Bharat Talkies square under Mangalwara police station on Thursday afternoon. In the aftermath of the accident, police reached the spot and all the injured were rushed to Hamidia Hospital while the errant bus driver managed to escape from the spot leaving behind the vehicle.

  • 2 more of family succumb to burns

    BHOPAL : Two more members of the family which sustained severe burn injuries on July 19 died on Thursday while undergoing treatment at Hamidia Hospital. Ikra, 13, and Imran, 14, died on Thursday afternoon while undergoing treatment at the Burns ward of the hospital.

  • Seven hurt as bus upturns near Parwalia

    BHOPAL : A passenger bus overturned near Parwalia Bus Stop within the limits of Parwalia police station on Thursday afternoon around 12.15 pm. About 7-8 passengers sustained injuries in the accident and were rushed to Hamidia Hospital where the condition of one of the injured is said to be critical.

  • Two die as chimney falls on bed, starting fire

    BHOPAL : Four members of a family sustained severe burns in a fire that broke out after a chimney filled with kerosene fell on their bed at Gandhi Nagar area.

  • GMC clerk caught accepting bribe

    BHOPAL : The Lokayukta police Bhopal, on Friday, arrested an Assistant Grade Two, posted at Gandhi Medical College (GMC) Bhopal for demanding a sum of Rs 1,500 from a class four employee at the GMC for passing his medical bill. He was caught red handed while accepting bribe by the cops in front of the OPD of the Hamidia Hospital on Friday afternoon.

  • Money stolen from ambulance driver, accused arrested

    BHOPAL : The Koh-E-Fiza police on Saturday night arrested two men who stole Rs 31,500 from an ambulance driver’s pockets, while he was fast asleep at Hamidia hospital premises on Saturday afternoon.

  • Bike rider killed in mishap

    BHOPAL: A middle-aged man who was injured in a bike accident on Sunday night succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at Hamidia hospital on Monday morning. The Gandhi Nagar police have registered a case against the unidentified bike rider and started investigations. According to Gandhi Nagar Police, deceased Tohid Ali, 48, son of Ayub Ali, resident of Arjun Nagar Maida Mill area was returning after attending a marriage ceremony along with

  • Junior docs contract Tuberculosis

    BHOPAL : Five Junior Doctors working in TB Ward of Hamidia Hospital, have developed Tuberculosis. Senior doctor attributed it to professional health hazards. World Tuberculosis Day was observed on Tuesday.

  • 14 new cases of swine flu surface

    BHOPAL: Fourteen new swine flu positive cases have been reported in the city on Sunday. Eleven patients are undergoing treatment at Hamidia Hospital.

  • Swine Flu claims one more life; 93 critical in city

    BHOPAL : One more death has been reported due to Swine Flu in state capital on Thursday. Ninety-three are still critical in Bhopal and are undergoing treatment in various hospitals. Twenty-four new Swine Flu positive cases were reported on Thursday. Now the number of total positive cases is up to 628. The patient who died was undergoing treatment in LBS hospital.