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'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......

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......

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......

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:......

Success of Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan across states

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to present the NSSO report on the first anniversary of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan  on October 2.   On June 31, the Union ministry for drinking......

Muktangan empowers poor women to become teachers

As the teachers began gaining confidence, it also drew the attention of other women in the community, leading to greater demand for teaching jobs, finds Ranjita Ganesan.   Image: Muktangan......

Aamir's day out with Azad

Happy Father's Day, Aamir! Check out this cute throwback picture of Aamir with his youngest son Azad, then an infant, currently trending on social media. Tweeted by UNICEF India, the pic......

The role Roger Moore most cherished

He played James Bond seven times.But the role Roger Moore most cherished was a different one.Shreekant Sambrani pays tribute to the gentleman Bond. IMAGE: Roger Moore on the sets of Live and Let......

Maxim Hot 100: Who's hotter than Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone?

The magazine's annual list shows love for our Bollywood girls in Hollywood, but the top slot goes to Hailey Baldwin. IMAGE: Priyanka Chopra on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon.Maxim believes......

Roger Moore's life in pictures

What a life he led! Roger Moore, who memorably played James Bond, lost a short battle to cancer and passed away on Tuesday, May 23, at his home in Switzerland. Looking back at a glorious life:......

Beyond Octopussy: Roger Moore's India connections

The James Bond actor spent months in India shooting for another film, but his connection to India goes much deeper than that, reveals Monali Sarkar. IMAGE: From left, Roger Moore, Mohan Agashe and......

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......

True fan would go and watch women's game, says Tendulkar

IMAGE: Countdown for ICC Women's World Cup 2017 begins. Photograph: ICC/Twitter Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has thrown his weight behind the ICC Women's World Cup 2017, saying one who doesn't......

Nagpur gets a glimpse of World T20 trophy

IMAGE: Models display the ICC T20 World Cup Trophy during an event for its public viewing in Nagpur on Saturday. Photograph: PTI India pacer Umesh Yadav was the cynosure of all eyes at an event in......

Yuvraj, Negi present as World T20 trophy makes its way to Delhi

IMAGE: Yuvraj Singh and Pawan Negi at the launch of Team Swachh clinics, an initiative of ICC Cricket for Good and UNICEF in partnership with the BCCI. Photograph: PTI Yuvraj Singh was......

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......
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Measles-Rubella vaccine campaign to cover 18.6 lakh children in HP

Around 18.6 lakh children in Himachal Pradesh would be covered under the single shot Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccine campaign, officials said today.... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/628883/measles-rubella-vaccine-campaign-cover.html
UN agencies rush aid to flood-hit Sierra Leone

United Nations agencies have stepped up efforts to aid displaced families affected by the deadly flooding and landslides in Sierra Leon's capital... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a765913.html
LISTEN! Priyanka Chopra releases her fourth single 'Young and Free' with DJ Will Sparks

Priyanka Chopra has donned several hats and is enjoying the fruitful success in every field of the entertainment industry. From Bollywood movies to... ...

http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/news/features/listen-priyanka-chopra-releases-fourth-single-young-free-dj-will-sparks/
Drought-hit Ethiopia gets $1 million aid from S. Korea

South Korea has announced $1 million humanitarian aid to Ethiopia which is still grappling with a drought caused by El Niño in 2016.Out of the... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a764225.html
'7-yr jail for child marriages too harsh'

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that it will be too harsh to apply the minimum punishment of seven years jail as mandated under the rape laws... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/627325/7-yr-jail-child-marriages.html

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