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2014 most devastating year for children: Unicef

The United Nations Children's Fund on Tuesday said that 2014 has been "devastating" for some 15 million children caught up in violent conflicts around the world.According to a UN News Centre......

'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......

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......

Ikea Foundation gives $31.5 mn to Unicef

Ikea Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the world's largest furniture retailer, today contributed $31.5 million as grant to support Unicef's programmes in Afghanistan, China,......

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......

Who will benefit from the Child Labour Act, Mr Modi?

Amendments to the Child Labour Act say children can work in ‘family enterprises’ but the definition isn’t clear, points out Shyamal Majumdar. Varun Gandhi may have gone overboard......

Toilets are fine but what about waste management?

  A study by international NGO WaterAid showed if all people waiting for household toilets in India were to stand in a line today, the queue would stretch from earth to moon and beyond.......

How entrepreneur Girish built $94 mln worth Freshdesk in no time

Way forward, FreshDesk's management feels building new products, increasing sales or scaling up operations is not too difficult but keeping its unique culture alive even as it expands is. Image:......

Cannes 2016: Mallika Sherawat attends UNICEF Gala

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Mallika Sherawat, whose film Time Raiders was screened at the 69th Cannes International Film Festival, attended the UNICEF......

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......

Ash, Sonam, Freida: Who looked the best at Cannes?

A lot of Indian faces made their presence felt at the recently concluded 69th Cannes International Film Festival. While Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor, Mallika Sherawat and Freida Pinto have......

Ram Gopal Varma slams Aamir Khan on Twitter

A look at the top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: After Shah Rukh Khan, it's Bollywood actor Aamir Khan who has spoken out against the rising intolerance in the......

Mourinho, Ranieri to manage at Old Trafford for charity

Jose Mourinho to lead 'England' against Claudio Ranieri's 'Rest of the World' in June 5 charity match for UNICEF IMAGE: Claudio Ranieri, manager of Leicester City, reacts as former Chelsea......

Djokovic confident as he aims to win his third slam this year

IMAGE: Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic speaks during a news conference at the UNICEF headquarters in New York. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters World number one Novak Djokovic lost to......

Manchester United make bid for Real Madrid defender Ramos

Spanish footballer and UNICEF ambassador Sergio Ramos with Cuban children in Havana. Photograph: Enrique de la Osa/Reuters Manchester United have made a 28.6 million pound ($45 million) bid for......

Shakira poses with baby bump for UNICEF World Baby Shower

Shakira shows off her baby bump for the UNICEF shoot on Tuesday. Photograph: Shakira/Facebook Shakira, who is expecting her second baby with footballer boyfriend Gerard Pique, recently posed with......

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......
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UNICEF frees 876 children held by Nigeria for possible Boko Haram ties

The United Nations has negotiated the release of nearly 900 children detained by Nigeria's army and security forces after they have retaken land... ...
Awareness programme

A two day State level training programme for vaccine cold chain handlers organised by National Health Mission, Manipur and Family Welfare... ...
UNICEF says school attack in Syria a potential war crime

A total of 60 attacks were recorded on schools in 2015. (Photo: AP) The civil defense said there were two schools in the area where the airstrikes... ...
With UNICEF support, Bangladesh PM launches Child Help Line 1098

ANI | Dhaka [Bangladesh] October 27, 2016 Last Updated at 12:57 IST A Child Help Line 1098 has been inaugurated by Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh... ...

Air strikes that hit a school in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province killed 22 children and six teachers, the UN children's agency UNICEF has said.... ...

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