Tech glitch disrupts 108 ambulance helpline services in Bengaluru

The ‘108’ ambulance helpline service was disrupted across the state for a few hours on Sunday, inconveniencing people in need of emergency care.

published on : 26th September 2022

Private ambulance operators in Gudur create flutter, booked 

The incident triggered a public outrage and residents of Timminaidukandriga demanded stern action against the ambulance operators.

published on : 22nd September 2022

NDMC kept tree ambulance project in deadlock for three years

The bureaucratic limbo in New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) forced the civic body’s tree ambulance project to remain in a deadlock for over three years now.

published on : 19th September 2022

Road accident victim carried on JCB machine to hospital for want of ambulance in MP's Katni district

The incident happened recently in Barahi area of Katni district when a man identified as Mahesh Barman had to be carried to the hospital by the JCB machine in the absence of an ambulance. 

published on : 13th September 2022

MP: Man takes pregnant wife to govt Arogya Kendra on push-cart only to find staff absent

Notices will be issued to the concerned employees as to why an ambulance was not provided to ferry the pregnant woman to hospital, RP Kori, block medical officer at Hatta, said.

published on : 31st August 2022

Injured Kerala man dies inside ambulance as its door fails to open

Sources said the door of the ambulance got jammed for almost half-an-hour, causing the delay in shifting the wounded man to the casualty ward of the hospital.

published on : 30th August 2022

Karnataka tollgate accident: Ambulance driver booked

The case was registered by Byndoor police based on a complaint by Deepak Shetty who is a staff at the toll gate in Shiroor.

published on : 21st July 2022

Speeding ambulance crashes into Shiroor toll booth, kills four

In a rush to reach the hospital early and save the life of the patient, the driver was overspeeding and lost control which resulted in the tragedy.

published on : 21st July 2022

Tribal mom dies in Tamil Nadu's Jarthankollai after ambulance gets stuck in slush

District Collector P Kumaravel Pandian ordered an Revenue Divisional Officer inquiry as the woman had died within seven years of her marriage.

published on : 21st July 2022

On camera: Four dead as speeding ambulance crashes against toll plaza in Karnataka's Udupi

The ambulance that skidded and crashed against Shiroor toll plaza was carrying a patient and was on its way from Honnavar to Kundapura.

published on : 20th July 2022

India gifts 75 ambulances, 17 school buses to Nepal

The 75 ambulances and 17 school buses will be handed over to various governmental departments and NGOs working in the healthcare and education sectors in various districts in Nepal.

published on : 3rd July 2022

Orissa HC bins PIL on rates charged by private ambulances

The Orissa High Court on Thursday dismissed a PIL seeking regulation of rates charged by private ambulance service providers to transport patients to hospitals.

published on : 25th June 2022

India gives 3.3 tonnes of medical supplies to ambulance service in Sri Lanka

India also provided free ambulances to the service which now runs in all provinces of Sri Lanka and played an instrumental role in its fight against COVID 19.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Ambulance driver abandons woman’s body after husband fails to pay fare

The body reportedly lay on the road for three to four hours before family members could get help from locals and the police to carry it to the village for cremation.

published on : 16th May 2022

Pregnant woman walks 60 km in Andhra Pradesh's Tirupati, 108 Ambulance comes to rescue

Varshini, a native of YSR Colony in Rajahmahendravaram, moved to Tirupati city along with her husband in search of livelihood.

published on : 15th May 2022

Ambulance runs out of fuel, driver’s swift action saves pregnant woman

On Saturday, Lavanya, who was staying in a hostel for pregnant women living in interior and hilltop villages, developed labour pains.

published on : 9th May 2022

Puderu woman gives birth in ‘108’ ambulance

A woman from Puderu in Naidupeta mandal of Tirupati district gave birth in an ambulance when she was being taken to a government hospital in the early hours of Sunday.

published on : 9th May 2022

Ambulance beyond means, dad carries girl’s body on bike

According to information reaching here, the girl Chembeti Akshaya fell into a water-filled gravel pit in Kothapalli tank while playing with her four-year-old brother. 

published on : 7th May 2022

10 calves being transported in ambulance die in fire in Telangana 

Ten calves which were being transported in an ambulance were burned alive after the vehicle caught fire in Nizamabad on Saturday.

published on : 1st May 2022

Tamil Nadu: A urban civic body with no 108 ambulances

In case of an accident, the injured persons now have to await ambulances from either Periyakulam or Battalakundu, both 25 km away.

published on : 26th April 2022
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