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Campaign against female infanticide in West Bengal

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 15:45

To tackle gender imbalance in the state, the West Bengal government has launched a campaign against female infanticide, which includes organising awareness programmes and monitoring ultrasonography clinics, an official said Friday.

Father held for female infanticide in Tamil Nadu

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 09:28

A 30-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday for killing his 22-day-old daughter, police said.

Future grim if female infanticide, foeticide continue: NCW

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 19:49

With growing incidence of female infanticide & foeticide in country, about 2 crore bachelors will find it hard to get brides in coming time, NCW said.

Bengal parents held for killing 10-month-old girl

Last Updated: Sunday, February 17, 2013, 21:36

The parents of a 10-month-old girl were arrested for killing their baby in West Bengal`s North 24-Parganas district, police said Sunday.

NATO rejects UN report on death of Afghan children

Last Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2013, 00:51

US-led international coalition said United Nations rights group`s concerns over reports that US military strikes have killed hundreds of children during past 4 years are "categorically unfounded".

Newborn girl found abandoned in Bhilwara

Last Updated: Friday, August 03, 2012, 14:29

A newly born girl was found abandoned in Boriyapura village in the district, police said.

Four newborn girls starved to death in Jaisalmer

Last Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2012, 10:20

According to Census 2011, Rajasthan has 883 girls between the age of 0-6 for every 1,000 boys. The child sex ratio in 2001 was 909.

Woman arrested after body of day-old girl found

Last Updated: Saturday, May 19, 2012, 12:15

A twenty-eight year old woman has been arrested for alleged female infanticide.

New-born girl`s body found in west Delhi dump

Last Updated: Thursday, February 23, 2012, 23:11

In what appears to be a case of female infanticide, the body of a new-born girl was recovered from a dump in the national capital on Thursday.

French woman admits to suffocating newborns

Last Updated: Thursday, July 29, 2010, 22:35

A French woman who admitted suffocating eight of her newborns and concealing their corpses in the garden and garage of her home has been charged with manslaughter, a prosecutor said on Thursday.

French couple held after 8 dead babies found

Last Updated: Thursday, July 29, 2010, 09:35

The case could turn out to be France`s deadliest infanticide incident.

Killer mothers murder twin girls in Tamil Nadu

Last Updated: Saturday, October 10, 2009, 00:06

A woman along with her mother killed her 15-day-old twin girls in a Tamil Nadu hospital. Both women have been arrested, police said Friday.