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Author of retracted BMJ paper is ordered to pay $C1.6m to Canadian broadcaster

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: (Published 17 November 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h6211
  1. Caroline White
  1. 1London

Ranjit Kumar Chandra, the doctor accused of fraud and financial deception by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), has been ordered to pay the broadcaster just over $C1.6m (£0.8m; €1.1m; $US1.2m) in costs after losing the court case he brought against it this summer.1

Chandra, who has been awarded a slew of prestigious honours, including the Order of Canada, sued CBC for $C137m for defamation and invasion of privacy after it …

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