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Mid-day meal deaths could have been prevented: UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund on Thursday said the deaths in mid-day meals in Bihar could have been prevented with strict adherence to protocols for preparing the meal. UNICEF......

'We are concerned about the Tamil refugee camps'

Last week, the Sri Lankan government expelled the UNICEF spokesman in Colombo on charges that he made statements in favour of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam while highlighting the condition......

Ban regrets Lanka's expulsion of UNICEF official

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has regretted Colombo's the decision to expel James Elder, a spokesman for United Nation's Children Fund in Sri Lanka for allegedly making adverse......

54 pc Indian women okay with wife-beating: Unicef

In a startling revelation, a United Nations Children's Fund study has found that over 54 per cent of women in India believe it is okay for their husbands to hit them.The Unicef report titled......

Boy goes barefoot for the world

Walk without your shoes for a week and feel how the world's less fortunate children live. That is the appeal UNICEF Ambassador Bilaal Rajan, 12, issued. To celebrate National Volunteer Week (April......

Unicef attacks India's record on poverty

India has failed to use a period of high economic growth to lift tens of millions of people out of poverty, falling far short of China's record in protecting its population from the ravages of......

Preventing adolescent pregnancy can add to India's economy

India could add $7.7 billion every year to its economic productivity if its young girls are able to study and work till their 20s instead of becoming mothers at an adolescent age, according to a UN......

Children worst hit in poverty-stricken India

India is home to one third of the world's poor, yet the government claims that poverty has fallen over the last few years. The Planning Commission recently said the number of people living below......

Free medicine plan remained on paper only

Many health policy initiatives of the government could not be rolled out for various reasons in 2012 during which the country faced fresh challenges on disease prevention as dengue and Japanese......

Kurien, the doodhwalla visionary

Kurien prevailed over stiff opposition from experts and scientists from leading dairying nations like New Zealand and persuaded Unicef to gift a plant to dry buffalo milk. Jawaharlal Nehru......

Sharmila Tagore, for UNICEF

\nYesteryear Bollywood leading lady and Censor Board chairperson Sharmila Tagore has been nominated as the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador to raise awareness about the impact of AIDS on children in......

Big B to be UNICEF ambassador

Amitabh Bachchan will be formally nominated as a United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund Goodwill Ambassador on April 14.He will be nominated by the UNICEF executive director at the......

PHOTO: Shakira and Gerard Pique's baby boy

Shakira, who gave birth to son Milan Pique Mebarak on January 22, shared the picture of her newborn son and beau Gerard Pique on microblogging site Twitter. Two weeks after welcoming the tot,......

Kristen Stewart & Dakota Fanning's steamy lip lock!

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! After her Twilight fame, Kristen Stewart is racing back into the limelight for her steamy kiss with Dakota Fanning in......

Vote: Ash's sexiest covers

Years after she won the Miss World title, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is still gorgeous and much sought after. Her stunning looks have made sure that they've featured on a number of magazine covers,......

Tendulkar takes strike with UNICEF for total sanitation

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar became UNICEF's first brand ambassador for South Asia on Thursday and vowed to work towards promoting hygiene and sanitation in the region. "Thanks for allowing me......

Delhi Daredevils 'Dare to Care' in Hyderabad

Under a novel and noble initiative by the UNICEF, for the protection and empowerment of adolescent girls in India, the Delhi Daredevils team visited a government-run girls' home in Hyderabad, on......

Barcelona to drop UNICEF logo from shirt front

Barcelona plan to drop the UNICEF logo from the front of their first-team shirts from July and replace it with the name of their new Qatari sponsor, a vice president of the La Liga club said on......

Paes-Dlouhy advance to UNICEF Open final

Top seeds Leander Paes and Lukas Dlouhy earned a shot at their second title of the season after reaching the summit clash of the UNICEF Open with a win over Benjamin Becker and Scott Lipsky.The......

Paes-Dlouhy in semis of UNICEF Open

Top seeds Leander Paes and Lukas Dlouhy progressed to the semi-finals of the UNICEF Open, defeating Thiemo de Bakker and Robin Haase in straight sets in s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands.The......
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Q. JAI SHRI RAM WHO HAS APPOINTED SACHIN AS BRAND AMASSADOR FOR SOTH ASIA?1.W.H.O 2.A.D.B. 3.S.A.R.C 4.UNICEF
Ramesh Agarwal:  A.  more

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Q. Which of these organisations have giant panda as their symbol?Click to see Hint Click to searchWorld Wide Fund for NatureUNICEFGreenpeaceASEAN
Nauty:  A. 4 -UNICEF more

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Q. The world's largest international organisation and a successor to the League of Nations is A. UNESCO B. UNO C. UNICEF D. None of the above
Giaa:  A. World Wide Fund for Nature....... more

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Q. The latest UNICEF data shows that one in three malnourished children worldwide are found in India, whilst 42% of the nation's children under five years of age are underweight. It also shows that a total of 58% of children under five were stunted. India shining!
Piaa:  A. B. UNO... more

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Q. UNDER THE CAMPAIGN RUN BY UNICEF AND GOI, AMIR KHAN HAS BEEN PROMOTING AGAINST WHICH HEALTH PROBLEM ?
Stalin:  A. We need not worry about it, it is another achievement of Congress rule more

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Study

Sometimes, a shard of reality can raise serious doubts about what looks like a grand feat. A small study of water samples from urban and rural... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/environment/pollution/42-of-urban-60-of-rural-indian-houses-getting-contaminated-water-study/articleshow/33978229.cms
Safe drinking water is still a pipe dream in villages

Despite tall claims about development in rural areas, hundreds of villages do not have access to safe drinking water. It was revealed during a... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/safe-drinking-water-is-still-a-pipe-dream-in-villages/article5925985.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Gunmen kidnap two Pakistani UNICEF staff members from Karachi

Gunmen kidnap two Pakistani UNICEF staff members from Karachi Saturday, 19 April 2014 - 1:35pm IST | Place: Pakistan | Agency: Reuters Tweet Gunmen... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-gunmen-kidnap-two-pakistani-unicef-staff-members-from-karachi-1980031
Unicef sounds alarm over ch...

A number of children have been killed in this week's fighting in South Sudan -- some in an attack on displaced civilians while others have been... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/unicef-sounds-alarm-over-childrens-deaths-south-sudan
UN says 58 killed in attack on UN base in SSudan

An attack on a U.N. peacekeeping base in South Sudan where some 5,000 members of an ethnic minority had sought shelter killed 58 people and injured... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/un-says-58-killed-in-attack-on-un-base-in-ssudan-news-international-oesxJijieje.html

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