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Reduce maternal, child deaths: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 18:20

Laying stress on reducing the number of maternal and child deaths in accordance with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Saturday asked doctors of a city hospital to be "zero tolerant" of inefficiency and "pro-active" in performing their duties.

Newborn`s death: Govt panel meets family; Minister assures action

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 22:55

Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain has met the family of the newborn girl, whose body was found dumped inside a bio-waste truck at a hospital.

Body of newborn girl found dumped in garbage, probe ordered

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 22:55

The body of a newborn girl, which was supposed to be preserved in the mortuary of Mata Chanan Devi hospital here, was found lying in a bio-waste truck outside its premises this morning.

Hospital dumps girl`s body in garbage, Delhi CM says it`s `unacceptable`

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 20:34

Reacting to reports that private hospital had thrown the body of a new-born girl child into the garbage dump, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that the incident was `unacceptable`.

Delhi hospital throws new-born girl`s body into garbage dump

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 16:45

In yet another shocking case of negligence by a leading private hospital in Delhi, the body of a new-born girl child was thrown into the garbage dump after she died of some infection in the early hours of Monday.

Police takes away child`s body for cremation in WB

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 14:10

The body of a five-year-old girl child was taken away from her home at Uluberia in West Bengal`s Howrah district and cremated by the police.

Four-year old killed by mother`s paramour

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 19:44

In a shocking incident, a four-year- old girl was allegedly murdered by the paramour of her mother, who later admitted to abetting the crime at nearby Chottanikara.

Child death rates on the rise in J&K hospital

Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 12:41

The death rate among children admitted to Kashmir`s only paediatric hospital is on the rise, contrary to the claims made by the state government about improvement in health care facilities here.

Leopard mauls child to death in Dehradun

Last Updated: Saturday, March 09, 2013, 16:15

A five-year-old boy was mauled to death by a leopard at Basantpur village in Chamoli district, police said on Saturday.

J&K: Magisterial probe ordered into child`s death

Last Updated: Thursday, December 20, 2012, 01:06

Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday ordered a Magisterial probe into the death of a girl child in a hospital in the city on December 12.

‘A child with cleft dies 100 deaths a day’

Last Updated: Thursday, July 26, 2012, 18:25

The Smile Train charity aims to remove the cleft that comes in the way of a smile.

Britain`s whooping cough outbreak: Five babies die

Last Updated: Saturday, July 07, 2012, 13:26

In Britain`s biggest whooping cough outbreak in 20 years, at least five babies have died and nearly 2,000 cases have been reported this year.