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Infant Mortality

Lack Of Breastmilk Could Lead To Infantile Epilepsy

Dec 18, 2020 Team Poshan

A pilot study reveals low blood sugar at birth and genetic diseases, are important underlying cause for a common form of epilepsy in young Indian children

Madhya Pradesh: 8 Infants Die At Shahdol Hospital In 4 Days, Probe Ordered

Dec 02, 2020 PTI

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan ordered an inquiry into the deaths on Monday evening.

India Successfully Met 2017 Target Of NMR Of 24: Harsh Vardhan

Releasing the INAP progress card, Vardhan said India has successfully met important targets of 2017.

Kota Infant Deaths: Toll Reaches 107; Central Govt Team Visits JK Lon Hospital

Jan 04, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

Congress leader Harish Rawat said that the government is taking action against those responsible that lead to the death of infants.

Kota Hospital Infant Deaths: Green Carpet Laid Out For Health Minister, Removed Later

Health Minister Raghu Sharma said when he came to know about the green carpet being rolled out, he immediately directed the officials to no do such things.

02 January, 2020

'Kept Mum On Issue': Mayawati Flays Priyanka Over Infant Deaths In Kota


'If the Congresswoman General Secretary fails to go and meet the mothers of deceased kids in Rajasthan's Kota district, her act of meeting victims of any matter in UP will be considered a mere political drama...' Mayawati tweeted.

02 January, 2020

'Don't Politicise': CM Gehlot As Kota Infant Death Toll Reaches 102; Centre Steps In

Outlook Web Bureau

Taking note of the deaths, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said he has written a letter to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and requested him to look into the matter.

31 December, 2019

Pigs Inside Campus, Broken Windows: Kota’s J K Lon Hospital Where 940 Infants Died In 2019

Outlook Web Bureau

'Pigs were found roaming inside the campus of the hospital,' the findings of NCPCR said.

28 December, 2019

Death Of 12 Infants In A Week, 77 In A Month At Government Hospital Shocks Kota


Out of the ten infants, who died between December 23 and 24, five were newborns.

12 November, 2019

How Big Data Takes A Reality Check

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Two Years After Poshan Abhiyaan Got Cabinet Nod, A New Lancet Study Probes The Progress Of States


09 May, 2019

In Happy Bhutan, PM Lotay Tshering Is A Doctor On Saturdays

Outlook Web Bureau

Tshering is no ordinary doctor. During the week, he also happens to be prime minister in the Himalayan kingdom famous for measuring citizens' Gross National Happiness.

12 August, 2017

Gorakhpur Tragedy: On August 10, Hospital Was Clearly Warned Of Oxygen Shortage

Outlook Web Bureau

In a letter it was clearly mentioned that the hospital had only limited stock available, which was sufficient to serve the requirement till August 10.

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In this file image, Army Chief Gen Bipin Singh Rawat along with his wife Madhulika Rawat attends the funeral of Marshal of the Indian Air Force, Arjan Singh at Brar Square in New Delhi. An Indian Air Force helicopter...

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Nihangs or Sikh religious warriors take out a religious procession on the occasion of Guru Teg Bahadur's martyrdom day, at Singhu Border, in New Delhi.

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In this file image, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh being presented a memento by Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat during the celebration of Swarnim Vijay Varsh of 1971 war victory against Pakistan at Yelahanka...

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Leaders from the opposition parties Sanjay Singh, Mallikarjun Kharge and Tiruchi Siva address the media at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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In this file image, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is greeted by Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat during the 68th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi. An Indian Air Force helicopter with Chief of Defence Staff General...

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

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Uttar Pradesh

Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

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Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta