Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicKota child deaths

Topic: kota child deaths

Kota hospital where infants died in December lacked beds & proper equipment: Govt report

In its report, the health ministry found that the ratio of nurses to beds in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) was inadequate.

Inside Kota’s JK Lon Hospital, where more than 900 children have died in 2019 alone

Kota's JK Lon Hospital is in the news for the rise in newborn deaths. Patients blame the hospital, whose administration has maintained that due medical procedure has been followed.

As Kota toll rises, 2 Gujarat hospitals report 196 infant deaths in December

Doctors at the Gujarat hospitals attributed the deaths to increased referrals for serious ailments, premature births & low birth weight, among other reasons.

Broken ventilators, drunk doctor, rough guards — families recall Kota hospital horrors

As the deaths of 110 children at JK Lon Hospital in Kota take a political turn and families grapple with grief, paediatrics head says there was no negligence.

Kota infant death toll rises to 107, central team reaches JK Lon Hospital

The National Human Rights Commission has asked the chief secretary of Rajasthan to submit a detailed report on the steps being taken to address the issue within 4 weeks.

Asleep since 2014: How national media, Congress & BJP woke up to Kota child deaths only now

Local reporters, however, had been covering equipment and staff shortage, poor hygiene at Kota's JK Lon Hospital. Some even secretly donated heaters.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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