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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......

Sexual harassment charges dog UNICEF India head

The UNICEF country head in India has come under a cloud as a government enquiry has found him to be prima facie guilty of sexually harassing a female colleague.The enquiry by the Women and Child......

'India has most number of anaemic married women'

India has the largest number of anaemic married women and children, according to UNICEF."There is more than one reason for Indian women and children being anaemic. Low social status of women, poor......

India on track to meet 2015 millennium goals

India is on track to meet its 2015 Millennium Development Goal target on water says a UNICEF report, though sanitation remains a cause for concern.According to the 'Progress for Children: A Report......

What a shame! 1 in every 3 child bride lives in India

India has the sixth highest prevalence of child marriage in the world with one in every three child bride living in India, a United Nations report said. Child marriage among girls is most common in......

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......

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,......

Anupam Kher's new role

Anupam Kher tells us about his new role. And no, it's not a filmi one.Anupam Kher, whose career spans nearly 400 films and over 100 plays, has been appointed the goodwill ambassador of the Pratham......

After Passenger, it is Arjunan Saakshi

Get your low down on what's happening in the Malayalam film industry, right here! Ranjith Sankar, who shot to fame with his debut film Passenger, is all set to start his new one, Arjunan Saakshi.......

Priyanka Chopra's noble cause

The Bollywood beauty from Jamshedpur, Priyanka Chopra has not forgotten her roots. Her active participation in championing the cause of child and adolescent rights has made her the national......

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......

CWG Chit Chat: Indian flag shown upside down; Farah pulls out

India hit the headlines for reasons other than sporting in the just-begun Commonwealth Games after it came to light that the country's flag was shown upside down in the official song for the 11-day......

PHOTOS: Commonwealth Games kick-off with spectacular opening

The 20th Commonwealth Games kicked off at Celtic Park in Glasgow on Wednesday with a colourful and spectacular opening ceremony. India, by the virtue of being the previous hosts, led the parade,......

CWG 2014: Queen's Baton showcased at India Gate

The Queen's Baton of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games was taken at the historic India Gate by the country's top sportspersons in a low-key event on the first day of its India stop on Saturday.......

2014 CWG Queen's Baton makes low-key entry into India

The Queen's Baton of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games was given a ceremonial reception by top Indian sportspersons and officials, including Indian Olympic Association acting chief Vijay Kumar......

  People speak for unicef india

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Piaa
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.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-latest-unicef-data-shows-that-one-in-three-malnourished-/26641393/answers/

Stalin
Q. Under a campaign run by UNICEF and Government of India, Aamir Khan has been promoting awareness against which of these ?A. Polio B. HIV/AIDS C. Family Planning D. Malnutrition
Stalin:  A. We need not worry about it, it is another achievement of Congress rule more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/under-a-campaign-run-by-unicef-and-government-of-india-aamir/26431911/answers/26641406

manish vats
Q. latest report released by UNICEF shows India had the highest number of deaths of children under five years of age in 2011.is it shame on upa?
Manish Vats:  A. Malnutrition- kuposhan more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/latest-report-released-by-unicef-shows-india-had-the-highest/23963527/answers/26431914

Paleshwar Maharaj
Q. Why is Indian society apathetic to our children's needs?
Paleshwar Maharaj:  A. It is a shame on India as a country and we all Indians more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-is-indian-society-apathetic-to-our-childrens-needs/23292238/answers/23963553

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Indian Flag Upside Down in Commonwealth Games 2014 Official Song Video

The official song titled "Let the Games Begin" is also the Glasgow Children's 2014 Anthem for UNICEF in which the Indian flag has been used upside... ...

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Fireworks, bagpipers and nagada galore as royalty

New Delhi: The twentieth edition of Commonwealth Games got off to a rollicking start in Glasgow late on Wednesday night (IST) as a spectacular... ...

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Commonwealth Games open in style

Glasgow welcomed a large part of the world and remembered recent tragedies as a diverse and colourful opening ceremony signalled the start of the... ...

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20th Commonwealth Games begin at Celtic Park

IANS Glasgow,July 24, 2014| UPDATED09:27 IST Vijay Kumar leads the Indian contingent during the opening ceremony for the 2014 Commonwealth... ...

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India's legendary sportsman master blaster Sachin Tendulkar was also present at the event as the Brand Ambassador of UNICEF

Glasgow: The 20th Commonwealth Games kick started with a beautiful opening ceremony in Glasgow city of Scotland on Wednesday. Indian flagbearer and... ...

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