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The worrying case of India's child brides and grooms

According to Census 2011, India had 5 mn child brides (women marrying under 18 years of age), against 380,000 in 2001 -- an increase of 4.56 mn in 10 years. Akshat Kaushal reports. The number of......

This win is for every child, says 'father-daughter' duo of Satyarthi, Malala

  Child rights activists India’s Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai on Tuesday said the Nobel peace prize gives them tremendous opportunity in their fight and......

'Baap wali baat': UNICEF's new song puts focus on mindset of men

UNICEF India on Saturday unveiled a song, ‘baap wali baat’, to mark the International Day of the Girl Child. The song puts the spotlight on men for ensuring empowerment, safety and......

Indian activist shares Nobel Peace Prize with Malala

Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai have been awarded the coveted Nobel Peace Prize for 2014.60-year-old Satyarthi, who runs an NGO in India that......

Australian couple abandons surrogate baby in India

An Australian couple abandoned one of their biological child born to a surrogate mother in India because of the baby's gender, despite Australian consular officials pleading with them to take home......

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.......

Over 60 million child labourers in India!

His liquid eyes, twin pools of innocence, have a sparkle that only children are blessed with. He speaks in a staccato burst, tripping over his words and lisps a current Bollywood hit with glee.......

'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......

Children's Day Special: 10 Hindi Films Parents Should Show Their Kids

You can proudly show these movies to the impressionable ones! We don’t make enough children’s cinema in India. It’s tragic, but there you have it --- most of the films we consider......

'I got fed up of acting'

The little girl from Kal Ho Naa Ho has grown up! The Hindi film industry has seen its fair share of child actors, some as famous as Master Raju and Junior Mehmood. Jhanak Shukla has also made......

The World Before The Indian Woman

In the documentary The World Before Her, a young girl has to submit to the will of her father for a most gut-wrenching reason: 'He let me live… I am a girl… but he let me live.'......

Sienna Miller gives birth to her first child

Factory Girl star Sienna Miller has reportedly given birth to her first child in London over the weekend. The 30-year-old actress was last spotted with a bump last month when she met new......

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......

'Indian or a foreigner, appoint the best as Team India coach'

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (left) with coach Duncan Fletcher. Tony Marshall/Getty Images Indian batting legend Rahul Dravid said he hasn't been approached for the job of Team India coach,......

India-Pakistan series is more than cricket: Dravid

'If you look at it from the cricketing perspective, it is always exciting to play against Pakistan' Former India captain Rahul Dravid shares his thoughts on Pakistan hosting India in a series in......

Deceased SAI athlete had told her mother about harassment by seniors

While, Geeta, the mother of the deceased rower, Aparna, disclosed details given by her daughter before her demise, news from the Alapuzha Medical college Hospital states that the three other......

The rise and rise of India's tennis queen Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza of India. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images for IPTL 2014 Sania Mirza became the first Indian to climb to the top of the WTA doubles ranking after she teamed up with Swiss great......
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10 Things Todays Women Want From Men

As most matrimonial ads typically go by the, "fair, slim and homely girl needed for a well-settled boy" phrase, women's demands have undergone a... ...

http://www.indiatimes.com/news/india/10-things-today%C3%A2%C2%80%C2%99s-women-want-from-men-232908.html
Modi's shaky race to save India's girls

Amritsar, May 23 It's a substantial but sparse two-room house, and flies infest the courtyard, buzzing ceaselessly around Manseerat Gill, 14 days... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a553645.html
Kangana Ranaut is the Star of the Show

"Tanu Weds Manu Returns" Twitter/ Tanu Weds Manu Returns IBTimes India Rating: 4.5 To make a sequel better than its prequel is a tough... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/tanu-weds-manu-returns-movie-review-kangana-ranaut-star-show-633344
Courts to fix child support till age of 25

IIN Grad : For the first time in India, the concept of shared parenting has b... http://t.co/sW8IG9LPS6 2 minutes ago Murali Bhat Courts to fix... ...

http://newsr.in/n/India/7551kv619/Courts-to-fix-child-support-till-age-of.htm
The case of 'extra' children

Provided by Quartz India-school-children India is home to the world's largest population of illiterates. And part of the blame, according to a... ...

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