BABIES DEATH

  • Baby left in sweltering car in France dies July 19, 2014

    France: A yearold baby left by his mother in a car on a blazing summer day in southern France has died. Medical services failed to revive the infant, who had been left unattended for at least an hour in the heat in Courthezon, near Avignon on Friday, where temperatures reached 34...
  • Need to create awareness about critical newborn care: Nirupama Sarma May 7, 2013

    India accounts for 3,09,000 baby deaths every year on the first day of their birth, 29 per cent of such deaths around the world. What are the factors responsible for this and how can it be fixed? Save the Children's advocacy director Nirupama Sarma joined IBNLive readers for an interaction...
  • Crib deaths: Two union ministers visit Malda hospital December 1, 2012

    Malda (WB): Deepa Dasmunsi, the bete noire of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, and another union minister from West Bengal on Saturday visited Malda Medical College and Hospital where 37 infants died in six days since Saturday. Dasmunsi, minister of state for urban development, and Abu Hasem Khan Chowdhury, minister of state...
  • WB: 6 babies dead in 24 hours in Malda Medical College November 27, 2012

    52 children dead in just one month, 28 in ten days. The horror continues at Malda Medical College. ...
  • Mumbai: Mother of 3monthold battered baby arrested October 4, 2012

    Mumbai: The mother of threemonthold baby girl, who died of suspected battering while undergoing treatment in KEM Hospital, was arrested on Thursday on the charge of murdering her daughter. Earlier on Thursday, the police had registered a murder case in connection with the death of the girl Ahuti Joshi. "Ahuti's mother Dharmishtha...
  • Infant left to die over nonpayment of Rs 200 July 26, 2012

    Jalandhar: A fiveday old newborn died in Jalandhar's civil hospital when doctors took her off lifesupport, all because the baby girl's parents couldn't pay Rs 200. The Punjab Health Minister has ordered a probe demanding answers within the next two weeks. The baby was born on July 20 and had...
  • Mamata Banerjee dubs baby deaths 'rumour' February 1, 2012

    Sajnekhali (West Bengal): Blaming a section of the media for joining the opposition chorus over death of babies in staterun hospitals, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday dubbed it as 'rumour' since the child mortality rate has dropped in the state. "It is a rumour intended to mislead the...
  • WB: 4 more kids die, toll reaches 38 in one week January 24, 2012

    Malda: Four more children have died at the Malda Medical College and Hospital in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 38 in the past one week. The infants were suffering from bronchitis and cold related diseases. One of the babies was admitted after being referred from another hospital in...
  • WB: 2 more babies die in Malda Medical College January 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Taking the crib death toll to 26 in Malda, two more babies died on Sunday at the Malda Medical College. "Two more babies have died last night. Both were suffering from pneumonia," Officials said. Seven babies had died on January 18 while three had passed away on January 19...
  • Chinamade baby cribs recalled after 3 deaths September 22, 2007

    New Delhi: Another controversy for Chinese products. About 1 million cribs made by Simplicity and Graco are being recalled in the US after three children became entrapped in their cribs and suffocated to death. The cribs were all made in China, which has termed the news; a plot to...
  • Kerala hospital cleaning up its act May 7, 2007

    Thiruvananthapuram: It's finally a cleanup time at the Sree Avittam Tirunal (SAT) Government hospital in Thiruvananthapuram. After a government probe was ordered into 38 infant deaths reported in the hospital since January, a cleanliness drive has been launched. The drive will be supervised by a control room headed by experts...
  • 40 babies die in Kerala hospital May 4, 2007

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government is under fire after the deaths of at least 40 infants in a staterun hospital in the last one month. The Sree Avittam Thirunal (SAT) Hospital is no place for babies to bethere is one nurse for every 20 babies; the infants are cleaned once a day;...
  • Caught in parents' quarrel, 3monthold dies February 20, 2005

    New Delhi: In an unfortunate incident, a threemonthold infant died after falling from his mothers arms. According to the mother, she and the father were fighting over dowry when her husband turned violent. While trying to save herself, the baby fell from her arms. But the father, Dr Atul Raturi, claims...