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At least 1,16,000 infant deaths due to air pollution recorded in India last year, reveals study
India

At least 1,16,000 infant deaths due to air pollution recorded in India last year, reveals study

For the youngest infants, most deaths were related to complications from low birth weight and premature birth — direct outcomes of mothers' exposure to air pollution during pregnancy

Six tribal infants die within a night at hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Shahdol; probe ordered into cause of deaths, negligence by staff
India

Six tribal infants die within a night at hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Shahdol; probe ordered into cause of deaths, negligence by staff

Six tribal infants have died at a state-run hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Shahdol on the intervening night of 13 and 14 January, a senior official said

After Rajasthan, 219 infant deaths in December at two Gujarat civil hospitals; CM Vijay Rupani walks away when asked about it
India

After Rajasthan, 219 infant deaths in December at two Gujarat civil hospitals; CM Vijay Rupani walks away when asked about it

As the Rajasthan government faces heat for the unprecedented number of infant deaths recorded from Kota's KJ Lone Hospital, the numbers from two of Gujarat’s civil hospitals, Rajkot and Ahmedabad, are more even more worrying, with 219 infant deaths in December alone

Over 1,000 children died in UP's Gorakhpur in last 12 months, claims Akhilesh Yadav after Yogi Adityanath slams Congress over infant deaths in Kota
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Over 1,000 children died in UP's Gorakhpur in last 12 months, claims Akhilesh Yadav after Yogi Adityanath slams Congress over infant deaths in Kota

Training his guns on the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav said, "Yogi Adityanath is worried about Kota deaths. When will he be worried about the Gorakhpur deaths."

Kota infant deaths: Rajasthan govt gives clean chit to hospital where 100 kids died last month, says institution forced to run at 150% of its capacity
India

Kota infant deaths: Rajasthan govt gives clean chit to hospital where 100 kids died last month, says institution forced to run at 150% of its capacity

A Rajasthan government committee found that Kota's JK Lone Hospital is short of beds and its functioning needs improvement but cleared the doctors there of any lapses over the recent death of infants admitted there

Infant dies after suffering 70% burns in fire at Alwar hospital; health department-led panel finds neonatal unit, nursing in-charges responsible
India

Infant dies after suffering 70% burns in fire at Alwar hospital; health department-led panel finds neonatal unit, nursing in-charges responsible

A newborn girl who was critically injured when a fire broke out in the neonatal care unit of a hospital in Rajasthan's Alwar on Tuesday has succumbed to injuries

Kota infant deaths: NCPCR finds JK Lon Hospital in dire state; acute staff shortage, pigs inside campus among many lapses at institution
India

Kota infant deaths: NCPCR finds JK Lon Hospital in dire state; acute staff shortage, pigs inside campus among many lapses at institution

Broken windows and gates, pigs roaming inside hospital campus and acute shortage of staff were among the findings of the apex child rights body NCPCR during inspection of JK Lon Hospital in Kota where 940 children died this year

Kota infant deaths: Toll climbs to 91 as 14 more children die in hospital; BJP forms committee to probe incident
India

Kota infant deaths: Toll climbs to 91 as 14 more children die in hospital; BJP forms committee to probe incident

Fourteen more infants have died at the J K Lone hospital here in the last five days, taking the number of deaths to 91 this month at the facility, officials said on Monday.

Delhi Police arrest teen for punching two-month-old son to death; 17-yr-old suspected his wife was unfaithful
India

Delhi Police arrest teen for punching two-month-old son to death; 17-yr-old suspected his wife was unfaithful

The incident was reported from outer Delhi's Mangolpuri on Saturday evening. The father of the infant allegedly killed him by raining punches on him.

36 newborns die in Madhya Pradesh's Shahdol govt hospital in August
India

36 newborns die in Madhya Pradesh's Shahdol govt hospital in August

As many as 36 newborns died in a government hospital in Shahdol in Madhya Pradesh in August, the hospital authorities said on Monday.

Kerala announces aid to parents of 38 tribal children who died due to malnutrition
India

Kerala announces aid to parents of 38 tribal children who died due to malnutrition

Amid concerns over infant deaths in the tribal hamlet of Attappady, the Kerala government has announced a financial aid of Rs one lakh each to the parents of 38 children who died due to malnutrition.

After nine infants die at hospital in Ajmer, parents allege negligence
India

After nine infants die at hospital in Ajmer, parents allege negligence

As many as nine newborn babies have died at a hospital in Ajmer in Rajasthan in a matter of days, news reports said. The deaths have put the spotlight on poor state of public health.

Four more newborns die in Cuttack hospital, death toll reaches 63 in two weeks
India

Four more newborns die in Cuttack hospital, death toll reaches 63 in two weeks

A day after Odisha government refused to accept the central assistance for health care facilities at the Sishu Bhawan, the paediatric hospital in Cuttack registered four more crib deaths on Thursday, taking the toll to 63 in past two weeks.

Cuttack hospital horror: 51 infants die in 10 days, BJP protest on 2 Sept
India

Cuttack hospital horror: 51 infants die in 10 days, BJP protest on 2 Sept

Odisha Health minister Atanu Sabyasachi Naik tonight made a surprise visit to 'Sishu Bhawan' paediatric hospital here where 51 infants died in past 10 days.

West Bengal: 12 infants die in Malda hospital in 2 days
India

West Bengal: 12 infants die in Malda hospital in 2 days

In a worsening situation at the Malda Medical College & Hospital, five more infant deaths have been reported on Sunday.

West Bengal: Seven infants die at Malda hospital within 24 hours
India

West Bengal: Seven infants die at Malda hospital within 24 hours

Seven infants have died in past 24 hours at West Bengal's Malda Medical College and Hospital.

19 infant deaths in Malda hospital, six in last 24 hours
India

19 infant deaths in Malda hospital, six in last 24 hours

19 deaths have been reported since Saturday from the same hospital that had reported 27 infant deaths earlier in 2012 and hundreds of deaths in the last year as well.