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  • Pakistan drops to 6th position on ICC Test ranking chart

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday placed Pakistan on 6th position in its Test ranking chart, down one step, as New Zealand replaced the country, reported ICC...

    "New Zealand has overtaken Pakistan to go up to fifth position in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Rankings after completing a 2-0 win over Bangladesh in their two-match series which culminated in Christchurch," said the report...

  • Germany to chart first civil defence plan since Cold War

    BERLIN: Germany will introduce its first civil defence strategy since the end of the Cold War, calling on the population to stockpile enough food and water for several days, according to a report on Sunday...

    “The population will be encouraged to stockpile food for ten days,” it said, adding that five days’ worth of water — at an estimated two litres per person per day — should also be set aside...

  • Egyptians take babies to water to help them sleep better

    CAIRO: Egyptian parents have begun enrolling their infants in a swimming class, taught by a 30-year-old Russian-trained coach, in order to help their babies sleep better at night and improve their flexibility...

    The classes are open for infants aged 3-7 months, with the infants learning how to hold their breath underwater for up to 27 seconds...

  • Adoption of stolen babies racket unearthed in India

    NEW DELHI: Police in the Indian capital said on Wednesday they have broken up an illegal adoption racket in which newborn babies were stolen from hospitals and sold to couples...

    Police have arrested three members of a group operating a fake charity in New Delhi that allegedly sold two dozen babies and toddlers to couples for up to 550,000 rupees ($8,600) each...

  • Scientists develop artificial womb to help premature babies

    LONDON: Scientists in the United States have developed a fluid-filled womb-like bag known as an extra-uterine support device that could transform care for extremely premature babies, significantly improving chances of survival...

    Around 30,000 babies in the United States alone are born critically early — at between 23 and 26 weeks of gestation, the researchers told reporters in a telephone briefing...

  • RSS wing ‘finds way’ to ensure fair-skinned babies

    NEW DELHI: A medical group linked with the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) has devised a way to help “dark-skinned” parents produce fair super babies, The Wire news portal reported on Sunday...

    The Wire said Arogya Bharati an RSS-linked group had promised prospective “dark-skinned” parents who undergo its workshop and procedures “babies … with fair complexion”?It described the group as “medical wing” of the RSS – parent organisation...

  • Babies crawl, and bawl, to finish line in Japan race

    TOKYO: More than 600 babies in Japan wriggled to the finish line on their hands and knees in the world’s largest crawling competition on Monday...

    Some vigorous babies crawled determinedly towards the finish line and their waiting parents, while others refused to participate, sitting stationary on the starting line and crying loudly...

  • Designer babies: UN panel warns against 'editing human DNA'

    UNITED NATIONS: Warning that rapid advances in genetics make 'designer babies' an increasing possibility, a United Nations panel called for a moratorium on editing the human genome, pending wider public debate lest changes in DNA be transmitted to future generations or foster eugenics...

    Gene therapy could be a watershed in the history of medicine and genome editing is unquestionably one of the most promising undertakings of science...

  • 46 HIV-positive women deliver healthy babies in Sindh

    KARACHI: The 46 babies born to mothers living with HIV/Aids in Karachi and Larkana are safe from the lethal disease and living a normal child’s life, said officials at the Sindh Aids Control Programme (SACP) on Wednesday...

    They said that of the 48 HIV-positive pregnant women, 46 had delivered healthy babies in Sindh over the last few years with the efforts of SACP professionals...

  • 11 newborns babies dead in Baghdad hospital blaze

    BAGHDAD: At least 11 premature babies were killed Wednesday in a fire that tore through one of Baghdad's largest maternity hospitals, medical and security sources said...

    An official at Iraq's interior ministry confirmed the death toll from the fire, adding that three other babies were being treated for smoke inhalation...

  • Doctors face cases over death of babies in Kohat

    KOHAT: In two consecutive cases in as many days the families have lodged reports with the city police station about death of their babies due to the alleged negligence of doctors of the Women and Children Hospital (WCH)...

    The staff referred the case to the WCH for necessary care...

  • Police find bodies of eight dead babies in German flat

    MUNICH: German police said on Friday they had found the bodies of eight babies in an apartment in the southern state of Bavaria, in what could be one of the country's worst post-war infanticide case...

    Police are looking for a 45-year-old woman who previously lived in the apartment...

  • Bodies of seven babies found in German flat

    BERLIN: German police said on Friday they had found the bodies of “probably seven” babies in an apartment after being alerted by a woman in the southern state of Bavaria...

    Investigators had first revealed the grisly find late on Thursday, with local press reporting that two bodies of babies were uncovered in the afternoon...

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