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Young mom kills 16-day-old daughter in central Mumbai, arrested
Mumbai

Young mom kills 16-day-old daughter in central Mumbai, arrested

A 25-year-old woman was arrested yesterday evening for allegedly killing her 16-day-old daughter in Mumbai, police said.
Hyderabad: Two infants die, 32 admitted because of wrong medicine
India

Hyderabad: Two infants die, 32 admitted because of wrong medicine

Two newborns lost their lives and 32 are admitted in Hyderabad's Niloufer Hospital in critical condition since yesterday.
At least 100,000 babies die in war every year: Report
World

At least 100,000 babies die in war every year: Report

At least 100,000 babies die every year because of armed conflict and its impact, from hunger to denial of aid, Save the Children International said today.
Agra: Monkey snatches 12-day-old from mother, kills him
India

Agra: Monkey snatches 12-day-old from mother, kills him

A 12-day-old baby, Sunny was found lying, bruised and bitten, on the terrace of a neighbor's house in Mohalla Kachhera (Agra), after a monkey snatched him from his mother, when she was feeding the infant.
Assam: 16 newborns die within a week, probe ordered
India

Assam: 16 newborns die within a week, probe ordered

In a series of shocking incidents, at least 16 newborns died within a week at the Jorhat Medical College and Hospital in Assam (JMCH).
Maharashtra: Family disposes of 2-day-old infant's body in plastic bag
India

Maharashtra: Family disposes of 2-day-old infant's body in plastic bag

A poor family from Maharashtra's Nashik district has allegedly disposed of the body of a two-day-old infant in a plastic bag instead of carrying out the last rites, police said today.
Maharashtra: Woman strangles infant daughter after quarrel with husband, arrested
India

Maharashtra: Woman strangles infant daughter after quarrel with husband, arrested

A woman was arrested today for allegedly killing her one-year-old daughter after a quarrel with her husband in Thane district of Maharashtra.
UP: Dr. Kafeel Khan released on magistrate's order after arrest
India

UP: Dr. Kafeel Khan released on magistrate's order after arrest

Dr. Kafeel Khan, who was arrested yesterday for allegedly arguing with doctors and "disturbing" treatment being given to patients at the district hospital in Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh, was released hours later on orders of a magistrate, cops said.
About 802,000 infant deaths reported in India in 2017: UN
India

About 802,000 infant deaths reported in India in 2017: UN

About 802,000 infant deaths were reported in India in 2017, the lowest in five years, according to the United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UNIGME).

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