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SHOCKING! Every 7 seconds, a girl under 15 is married

According to a report by Save the Children, 15 million girls are married before the age of 18. Around the world, every seven seconds, a girl under 15 is married. Read that again. The figure might......

Once trafficked, this teen, is now an international child rights activist

An 18-year-old girl, who was trafficked from the remote islands of Sundarbans in West Bengal, is today an international child rights crusader and has been invited twice to speak at the United......

Bill to protect rights of surrogate mothers cleared

A bill proposing a complete ban on commercial surrogacy and allowing only legally wedded Indian couples to opt for children through it was on Wednesday approved by the government to check......

Bachchan to host segment on girl child campaign at NDA's second anniversary event

Amid a row over Amitabh Bachchan’s participation in second anniversary celebrations of National Democratic Alliance government in Delhi on Saturday, the megastar on Friday said he will be......

Saving the girl child, one village at a time

Sarpanch leaders are changing Rajasthan for the girl child, discovers Rashme Sehgal. IMAGE: A schoolgirl in Jodhpur looks forward to a bright future. Photograph: Kind courtesy Wikimedia Commons......

IT professionals are well paid, they should give more to charity: Premji

"Wealthy Indians don’t give as much as Americans because they believe they must leave their wealth to their children," says Wipro Chairman Azim Premji.     People who are serious......

How much you will earn from Sukanya Samriddhi, PPF

Investments in Sukanya Samriddhi Account, the special deposit scheme for girl child, will earn higher interest rate of 9.2 per cent, while the rate on popular tax saving Public Provident Fund has......

Harsh truths about child labour in India

As poverty reduces, and education permeates down to lower-income groups and across gender, fewer people will end up forced to clean loos for a living, notes Devangshu Datta.  Image: The......

India scores badly on Hunger Index, lags behind Nepal

Image: Children eat their community lunch inside a relief camp near Bilasipara town in Assam. Photograph: Utpal Baruah/Reuters Though hunger levels are not alarming in India, it still fares......

How India has curbed child labour

An ILO study shows child labour has declined for girls from households that had taken up the work guarantee programme Gopal, 12, is a class V dropout and worked in the quarries in Andhra Pradesh.......

Fawad Khan, wife Sadaf welcome second child

Pakistani singer-actor Fawad Khan and his wife Sadaf have been blessed with a baby girl, their second child together. Fawad's manager Hassan Khalid confirmed the news to the Pakistani media and......

'We're surprised that India has not forgotten Boney M'

'Brown Girl In The Ring was a very simple song that children can sing but we gave it a beat that even the grown-ups thought they could sing and it was no longer a child's song. It became a......

The teenager who's India's Next Top Model

'I was always a shy girl and never talked to people much; now I have managed to win the competition.'India's Next Top Model winner Danielle Canute shares her winning story with Rediff.com......

The Most Successful Kids in the Movies

Children can be quite lucky at the box office too! Harshaali Malhotra, the little girl in Bajrangi Bhaijaan, has almost the same screen time as the film's leading man, Salman Khan. And it's one of......

'Investing in girls is about the smartest thing you can do'

Over Dosas in Mumbai, Oscar winner Megan Mylan tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel why she chose India and girl empowerment as the subject of her new documentary. Image: Megan Mylan (centre) with her......

'Sakshi is a reminder of what can happen if you don't kill a girl child'

IMAGE: Bronze medalist Sakshi Malik of India during the medal ceremony of the women's freestyle 58 kg wrestling on Day 12 of the Rio Olympics. Photograph: Lars Baron/Getty Images.   The......

Senior journalist apologises after a 'sexist' question to Sania

'I hope my achievements set a precedent that no girl is asked at the age of 29 as to when she is going to have a child.' IMAGE: India’s tennis star Sania Mirza. Photograph: Getty......

It's a baby girl for cricketer Sreesanth!

S Sreesanth and wife Bhuwneswari Kumari. Photograph: Twitter Controversial Indian medium-pacer S Sreesanth has been blessed with a baby girl. The proud father tweeted about his first-born child......
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Baba Ramdev outdoes Ranveer's energy levels with his epic yoga moves!

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Former Tamil Nadu CM laid to rest next to MG Ramachandran at Marina beach

Highlights 19:21 (IST) Jayalalithaa was a charismatic leader, people's CM: Taminl Nadu Governor Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu Governor... ...

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How Jayalalithaa soured relations with land of her birth

The late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa was alarger-than-life personality who endeared herself to millions in Tamil Nadu. But the... ...

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Infosys Foundation USA Celebrates Computer Science Education Week

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Jayalalithaa's final journey begins, funeral procession heads to Marina beach

Highlights 16:31 (IST) Pannerselvam, Sasikala board vehicle carrying Jayalalithaa's mortal remains Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O... ...

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