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Child Death
India  /  Published 02.01.20

Central probe panel on Kota child deaths

The Union health ministry on Thursday asked a four-member medical panel to probe an unusual and still unexplained spike in death rates among children admitted to a government-run hospital in Kota, Raj...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 14.06.20

Annoyed neighbour kills kid

A two-year-old child died and his six-year-old relative suffered critical injuries when a neighbour who used to feel disturbed by their playful mischief allegedly threw them off the fourth-floor balco...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 10.01.20

Green pedals

Sir — Bike riding is good physical exercise as well as eco-friendly. Research now shows that cyclists are also less exposed to air pollution compared to people who travel in cars and buses.The latte...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 26.12.18

Battery-operated vehicle kills kid at zoo

A two-year-old boy died when a battery-operated vehicle hit him at the Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad, police said on Wednesday.The boy was returning after seeing the animals with his family on Tu...
By PTI in Hyderabad

Opinion  /  Published 30.06.19

The dead go where they go

Most things die, but many do not. The mountains are still young, and they were young on the ancient. They were there, youthful props in the playground of the Gods, and they sprung springs and lakes ab...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

India  /  Published 11.06.19

Trapped in a borewell for 110 hours, child dies

A two-year-old child, who was stuck in a 150-foot-deep unused borewell here, was pulled out on Tuesday morning after almost 110 hours, but could not survive, officials and doctors said. Fatehvir Singh...
By PTI in Sangrur

Opinion  /  Published 29.09.19

Why India can't fix its malnutrition problem

Some burdens are Sisyphean — no amount of endeavour seems to make them any lighter. The burden of malnutrition in India can be counted among these. A report published in The Lancet showed that while...
By The Editorial Board in

Bihar  /  Published 28.06.19

Muzaffarpur deaths may be due to delayed care

A team of doctors investigating the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) deaths in Muzaffarpur has claimed that the attribution to litchi is likely to be wrong and that it found no trace of litchi in at ...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 08.10.19

The heartless incompetence of the UP government

Few governments in India step up to acknowledge their culpability after a public tragedy. It was not surprising, therefore, that the government of Uttar Pradesh, headed by Yogi Adityanath, refused to ...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.07.19

Open drain kills girl in Ranchi shocker

A four-year-old girl fell into an open, waterlogged drain barely 100 metres from her home in Hindpiri to be fatally swept away on Wednesday afternoon, her family blaming the Ranchi Municipal Corporati...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi


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