Mortality Rate
News  /  Published 21.04.22

IIT Madras’ VR tool to upskill healthcare workers, prevent neonatal and maternal deaths

SmartNRP project and SmartFHR project are aimed at reducing neonatal mortality rate and maternal mortality rate ...
By Our Correspondent

West Bengal  /  Published 05.04.22

12 new Covid infections in Bengal

Bengal on Monday reported 12 new Covid-19 infections, 42 recoveries and no death. This is the lowest number of cases the state reported after April 5, 2020. According to the West Bengal Covid-19 bul...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 21.03.22

Healthy practice

The state of Jharkhand witnessed a 24 per cent reduction in its neonatal mortality rate; the figure was 26 per cent among the most deprived. The state has been successful in combating challenges perta...
By Meesha Gandhi, Sidhi Baweja & Prakriti Singh

West Bengal  /  Published 14.03.22

Bengal logs 69 Covid infections

Bengal on Sunday logged 69 Covid19 infections, 118 recoveries and one death, resulting in a drop in the total of active cases by 50 to 1,452. The positive confirmation rate — the percentage of ...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.03.22

90 new Covid cases, 2 deaths

Bengal on Sunday reported 90 new Covid-19 infections, including 14 from Calcutta. The state also logged 138 recoveries and two deaths, resulting in a drop in the total of active cases by 50 to 1,653....
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


India  /  Published 25.01.22

Jamiat urges SC to hear hate speech plea early

The Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind has urged the Supreme Court to list for early hearing its petition seeking directions to curb hate speech and alleged communalisation of incidents in the context of the ensuing...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.21

439 fresh Covid cases in Bengal

Bengal on Monday reported 439 new Covid19 infections, 446 recoveries and 10 deaths, a drop by 17 in active cases, to 7,433. Calcutta logged 204 new infections and one death. It was only district with ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 20.12.21

Beyond age: women's welfare

The Union cabinet has cleared a proposal to raise the legal age of marriage for women from 18 to 21 years. It would have been heartening if women’s welfare could have been viewed beyond the pris...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 01.11.21

Mixed bag: Infant mortality

A step forward is often marred by two steps back. According to recent data, India’s infant mortality rate has shown a downward trend between 2009 and 2019, but the decline has slowed down in mos...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 23.09.21

India: No Hindu-Muslim divide in population

Will Hindus end up as a minority in their own country? That’s the Project Fear story that pro-Hindutva political parties sell to their followers. It has always been just a scare story and t...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi


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