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Gorakhpur hospital tragedy


Balaknama to Balak Times: When children call shots for better journalism

March 26, 2019 12:55 pm

The film, directed by independent filmmakers Shawn Sebastian and Basil Poulose, is inspired by Balaknama, a bilingual newspaper run by street children that focuses on issues of child rights. The newspaper is now run by more than 60 young reporters between the age of 12 and 20.

Gorakhpur infant deaths: Allahabad HC grants bail to Dr Kafeel Khan

April 26, 2018 5:33 am

Dr Kafeel Khan, a pediatrician at Gorakhpur’s BRD Medical College was booked along with eight others for criminal conspiracy, attempt to culpable homicide and criminal breach of trust.

BRD Hospital fire: Principal files police complaint

January 10, 2018 9:36 pm

No loss of life was reported in the fire on Monday, but the blaze destroyed the principal's office and important documents in the record room of the hospital, which was in the news last year after scores of infants died at the facility.

Gorakhpur tragedy: Oxygen supplier to BRD hospital arrested from Deoria

September 17, 2017 6:09 pm

In its report submitted on August 23, the committee under UP Chief Secretary Rajive Kumar probing the hospital tragedy had recommended initiating criminal action against then principal of the BRD Medical College Dr Rajiv Mishra and others.

Under-five mortality rate highest in India: Report

September 16, 2017 9:30 am

The under five mortality rate in India stands at 50 per 1000 live births down from 74 in the 10 years between 2005-06 and 2015-16.

Uttar Pradesh hospitals to get over 2,000 doctors soon

September 13, 2017 3:48 pm

More than 60 children, mostly infants, had died at the Baba Raghav Das Medical (BRD) College in Gorakhpur within a week in August. There were allegations that the deaths occurred due to disruption in oxygen supply over unpaid bills to the vendor.

Gorakhpur hospital deaths: UP STF arrests Dr Kafeel Khan, in-charge of encephalitis ward

September 02, 2017 4:43 pm

Gorakhpur hospital deaths: Dr Kafeel Ahmed Khan, who was in-charge of the encephalitis ward where the deaths took place, was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) on Saturday.

Allahabad HC orders legal team to visit Gorakhpur hospital, inspect infrastructure

September 01, 2017 2:06 am

This comes weeks after more than 60 children died at the hospital in a span of five days allegedly due to lack of liquid oxygen. The government has maintained that the children died due to medical causes, including Japanese Encephalitis.

How Gorakhpur was choked

September 01, 2017 9:29 am

The death of children in BRD Hospital was not just due to inadequate oxygen supply. It is also because of a system collapsing under severe financial strain

Gorakhpur hospital deaths probe: Cops seek STF help

August 29, 2017 4:51 am

Last week, based on a probe conducted by the state government, hospital principal Dr Rajeev Mishra, his wife Dr Purnima Shukla, Dr Kafeel Ahmed Khan, Dr Satish Kumar, chief pharmacist Gajanan Jaiswal and clerks Uday Pratap Sharma, Sanjay Kumar Tripathi and Sudhir Kumar Pandey were booked.