An Indian court has sentenced two medical workers to a year in prison for embezzling 11 rupees (17 cents) in public funds more than 25 years ago, lawyers said on Thursday. The two — a nurse and a medical assistant — were found guilty of inflating the number of sterilisation …Read More »
The international medical charity Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) on Thursday released chilling details from a devastating US bombing of an Afghan hospital, saying staff and patients had been decapitated and lost their limbs with some gunned down from the air. The raid on October 3 in the northern city of …Read More »
The international medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) today denied that Taliban fighters were firing from its hospital at Afghan and NATO forces before a suspected U.S. air strike killed at least 19 people in a battle to oust the Islamist insurgents from an Afghan city. The aid …Read More »
Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani appeared at a South African court on Tuesday, more than three years after he is accused of arranging the murder of his wife Anni during the couple’s honeymoon in Cape Town in November 2010. Mr Dewani was dressed in a smart black suit as he …Read More »
The UKAsian has been given video of Bollywood veteran Dilip Kumar recovering in hospital being tended to by his devoted wife Saira Banu.
In the video, the 90-year-old 'Mughal-e-Azam' star is seen being fed by his wife of 47 years as a guest asks whether the porridge is tasty.
The actor appears to be recovering well after suffering a heart attack last Sunday.
"He (Dilip Kumar) is doing well now. He is much better and recovering. Though he will be in ICU for two more days or so, he might get discharged next week," sources close to the actor told PTI.
Earlier the actor had tweeted his fans: "Thank you for your prayers and love. Resting in the hospital."
A string of Bollywood celebrities including actress Shabana Azmi have been calling on the actor at Lilavati Hospital where he is currently recuperating.
Bollywood veteran actor Dilip Kumar who is recuperating in the suburban Mumbai hospital, thanked fans for their love and support.Read More »
Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai Sunday after complaining of chest pains. A spokesman for the Lilavati Hospital told the Press Trust of India that the star is being treated in the Intensive Care Unit of the hosptial. Kumar, 90, known as the ‘King …Read More »
A Manchester hospital has agreed to pay compensation to an Indian origin man for the death of his newborn son. It follows a four-year long campaign for justice by Kamaljeet Singh, whose baby son Maninder died of a brain injury at St Mary’s Hospital in October 2008. The baby was …Read More »
The Pakistani cricket-star-turned-politician Imran Khan has left hospital more than two weeks after he suffered serious back injuries in a fall from a forklift at a campaign event, a spokesman has said. Khan will remain at his home in the eastern city of Lahore for a while so doctors can …Read More »
The teenage Pakistani education campaigner shot by the Taliban has left the hospital in Birmingham where she had been undergoing specialist treatment. Malala Yousafzai, 15, hugged and waved goodbye to staff at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital after months of treatment, including surgery to remove the assassin’s bullet from her …Read More »
The nurse at the centre of the London hospital hoax hanged herself and left three suicide notes, one of which criticized fellow hospital staff, an inquest has heard. Jacintha Saldanha, took her life after passing on a prank phone call from two Australian DJ’s posing as members of the royal …Read More »