Non-functional laser machine in AIIMS under HC scanner
India's premier hospital AIIMS, was asked by Delhi High Court why its 'pulse dye laser' machine, used for skin treatment, has not been functional for 17 months.

"If you have bought a machine, you should maintain it. If the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) does not have funds, which I don't think is the case, then the government should pay for its repairs," Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva said.

The court issued notice to the Health Ministry and AIIMS seeking their reply by January 25, the next date of hearing, on a plea by a 23-year-old engineering student who has been unable to get treatment since May 2015 for his skin ailment - port wine stain, as the machine has not been working...