New Motor Bill: Steep penalties, 7-year jail for child death

Seeking to come down heavily on traffic offenders, government on Saturday proposed steep penalties of up to Rs 3 lakh along with a minimum 7-year imprisonment for death of a child in certain circumstances, besides huge fines for driving violations.

Police takes away child`s body for cremation in WB

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

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.

Leopard mauls child to death in Dehradun

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

Britain`s whooping cough outbreak: Five babies die

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.

One more child death at hospital, family stage protest

Over 1,400 children deaths have been reported in the hospital since January last year.

UP: Child killed in road mishap

A seven-year-old boy was crushed to death by a speeding mini-truck near here, triggering a protest by locals which clashed with police.