Minor delivers girl in school hostel
Phulbani (Odsiha): A minor student of a state-run tribal residential school in Odisha’s Kandhamal district delivered a baby girl in her hostel, prompting the authorities to disengage six of its employees on Sunday. The 14-year-old girl, a student of class eight, delivered the baby in the school hostel on Saturday night. The student and her newborn were admitted to a local hospital, where their condition is normal. Two matrons, two cook-cum-attendants, a lady supervisor and and an auxillary nurse midwifery of the institute were disengaged from service for dereliction of duty, officials said.