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After infant’s death over Rs 200, Punjab makes neo-natal services free


July 27th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 27 (IANS) Two days after a new-born infant died in a Jalandhar hospital after being allegedly removed from an incubator as her parents could not deposit a fee ... Read more...

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Couple held for selling newborn in Moscow


May 9th, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A migrant couple in Moscow has been arrested for trying to sell their newborn child for 150,000 rubles ($3,000)."Police arrested the woman from Kyrgyzstan and ... Read more...

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Lot to be done to address malnutrition: Aamir Khan


November 30th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan Wednesday said the issue of malnutrition is "foremost" to him and that there is a lot be done to tackle ... Read more...

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Flood deaths rise to 15 in Nepal


July 2nd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 2 (IANS) A newborn child and its mother, and a father and his two teenaged children, were among the 15 people killed in Nepal in two days as ... Read more...

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McGregor supports Unicef campaign


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:15 am ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Scottish actor Ewan McGregor who is the longtime ambassador of Unicef is backing a campaign for the organisation to provide medical equipment to save the lives ... Read more...

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Baby Benjamin is identical to dad John Travolta, says Kelly Preston


January 24th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Kelly Preston has said that her newborn child, Benjamin, takes after his dad John Travolta in the looks department."Identical!" she said. "Maybe there's me somewhere in there, but ... Read more...

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New research could ‘protect newborn babies from HIV infection’


October 4th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): A new research at Oregon Health &Science University may have uncovered a new weapon for combating HIV as it is passed from mother to newborn child."Mother-to-infant transmission of ... Read more...

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Lohri celebrated in Delhi with drum beats and bonfires


January 13th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Braving the chill, thousands of residents of the capital Wednesday danced to the beats of the drum, lit bonfires and offered prayers to celebrate Lohri, a festival ... Read more...

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Nepali mum arrested for killing, burning infant


December 29th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 29 (IANS) A 40-year-old Nepali woman has been arrested for allegedly killing her newborn child and trying to burn it to remove all evidence, police said. Penu Sunuwar was arrested Sunday ... Read more...

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Orissa launches programme to fight malaria


November 19th, 2009 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 18 (IANS) Orissa Wednesday launched a special programme to fight malaria that kills around 250 people in the state every year, health department officials said. The programme 'Mo Masari' (my mosquito ... Read more...

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HIV-1 treatment during pregnancy can prevent transmission to newborns


October 17th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): In what could be good news to hundreds of HIV positive pregnant women, a new study by American researchers has found that mothers receiving antiretroviral therapy (HAART) to ... Read more...

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Antidepressant use during pregnancy puts newborns at increased health risk


October 6th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Use of antidepressants during pregnancy might put the newborn child at increased health risk, according to researchers.The study led by Dr Najaaraq Lund showed that exposure to certain ... Read more...

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Musician Ben Lee gives newborn daughter Sanskrit name


September 29th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 29 (ANI): Australian musician-actor Ben Lee and Hollywood actress Ione Skye, who married in a traditional Hindu ceremony in India on December 29 last year, have given the middle ... Read more...

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Father throws newborn girl into river in Chhattisgarh


September 18th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 18 (IANS) A 27-year-old man has been arrested for throwing his newborn baby girl into a river in Durg district of Chhattisgarh, police said Friday. "Premjeet Deshmukh confessed that he tossed ... Read more...

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Utmost security at temples on ‘Janmashtami’


August 14th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): Temples here have made elaborate security arrangements on the occasion of Janmashtami on Friday.Devotees are being frisked thoroughly and a strict vigil is being maintained outside and ... Read more...

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Garner unhappy with closeness between Affleck, Paltrow


July 24th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) American actress Jennifer Garner is finding it difficult to accept the closeness between her husband Ben Affleck and his former girlfriend Gwyneth Paltrow. Affleck and Paltrow dated in ... Read more...

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Family of first UK swine flu fatality feels devastated


June 15th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by ANI
Glasgow (Scotland), June 15 (ANI): The family of Jacqui Fleming, the mother-of-three from Glasgow who has become the first person in Europe to die of swine flu, say they are devastated. The ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi woman whipped for failing to ‘prove’ child’s paternity


May 26th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 26 (IANS) A young woman who could not 'prove' the paternity of her newborn child was whipped on the orders of a village headman in eastern Bangladesh. Thirty-nine whip lashes were ... Read more...

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Better oral hygiene may help reduce pregnancy complications


March 31st, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): Expecting mothers could reduce the risk of complications in their pregnancies and new-born babies by paying closer attention to oral hygiene, scientist have suggested.Bacteria from a mother's mouth ... Read more...

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Lohri celebrated with fervour in Delhi


January 13th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Despite biting cold, hundreds of Delhi residents Tuesday night came out of their houses and sat around bonfires lit in various parts of the capital to celebrate ... Read more...

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Heres how cats and dogs can become very good friends!


September 9th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 9 (ANI): Zoologists at Tel Aviv University have discovered that a dog and a cat introduced to each other while still a puppy and a kitten, respectively, can actually ... Read more...

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Cats and dogs can actually be very good friends!


August 19th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 19 (ANI): Zoologists at Tel Aviv University have discovered that a dog and a cat introduced to each other while still a puppy and a kitten, respectively, can actually ... Read more...

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New-born airlifted for treatment from remote Himachal area


July 12th, 2008 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) Despite encountering bad weather, a helicopter Saturday evacuated a newborn child in need of immediate surgery from Kaza town in Himachal Pradesh's remote Lahaul and Spiti district to ... Read more...

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