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.
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.
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.
A five-year-old boy was mauled to death by a leopard at Basantpur village in Chamoli district, police said on Saturday.
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.
Over 1,400 children deaths have been reported in the hospital since January last year.
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.
Day in Pics: 21st September
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