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Infant Mortality

Union minister Ananth Kumar's wife Tejaswini Ananth Kumar, daughters Aishwarya and Vijetha, and senior BJP and RSS leaders during the his last rites in Bengaluru.

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Late Naib Subedar Paramjit Singh's mother mourns near her son's body on its arrival at their village Vain Poin, some 40kms from Amritsar. Singh was killed on Monday by the Pakistan army and his body was mutilated while he was patrolling in Krishna Ghati area of Jammu and Kashmir.

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A man carries a child while standing in a shanty neighborhood in New Delhi. A report released by three United Nations agencies and the World Bank said that child mortality worldwide has fallen 41 percent since 1990 and about half of all child deaths occur in just five countries, India being one of them.

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Sanjukta Bose with her baby after being released from Dr B C Roy Children's hospital in Kolkata. Four more babies died at Kolkata's B C Roy Children's Hospital, which has witnessed a series of crib deaths, besides 12 newborns in the Burdwan Medical College, taking the death toll in two government hospitals in West Bengal to 29.

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Fulsaratan Begum in delighted mood as she carries her baby after released from Dr. B C Roy Memorial Hospital for Children in Kolkata. Eighteen babies died on Thursday 30 June, triggering protests by locals and relatives who alleged negligence by doctors even as the West Bengal government ordered an inquiry.

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