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Don't neglect internally-displaced children: UN

Radhika Coomaraswamy, the special representative of the United Nations secretary-general for children and armed conflict, has said that greater attention needs to be paid to the plight of......

No, Christians are not persecuted in India

'India has always been a land of acceptance of diversity. But if the evangelical activities continue unabated, there is no doubt this will cause a backlash.' 'One exclusive ideology begets another.......

Parliament panel rejects govt proposal to try juveniles as adults

A parliamentary committee on Wednesday rejected the government's proposal to try as adults juveniles between 16 and 18 years involved in heinous cases such as rape, saying the move is "in conflict......

Top 20 moments from the week gone by

Here are some of the most stunning moments of the week that was.    Dancers attend a dress rehearsal for the new grand show ‘THE WYLD’ at Friedrichstadt-Palast in Berlin. Ten......

Modi and Obama set out to create a model for the world

Moving ahead with their new mantra -- Chalein Saath Saath: Forward Together We Go -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi and United States President Barack Obama on Tuesday vowed to deepen cooperation in......

Why the child labour law should not be amended

The proposed changes to the child labour law to allow children and adolescents to work for their families would be most retrograde and regressive, say Shinzani Jain and Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.......

Modi committed to usher achche din for job seekers, assures labour minister

'The Modi government wants to protect workers’ rights and create employability.' 'Firms with 10 employees will get employee provident fund coverage, instead of the current 20.' 'Pension funds......

'New breed' Indian Diaspora has its heart in the right place

Indians all over the US are going beyond being human and are learning to be humanitarian and expand their philanthropy activities finds Ajailiu Niumai. 'The raising of extraordinarily large sums of......

BJP to bat for private investment in railways

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) ‘vision document’ for the coming Lok Sabha polls is to say a BJP-led government at the Centre will offer airports at sea, private investment in......

Corporations, children and responsibility

Companies can be more alert on how various aspects of their operations impact children, writes Rajni Bakshi.Corporations are now among the most powerful entities on earth. Children are the......

Anand unfazed by citizenship controversy

Unfazed by the controversy surrounding his nationality, World chess champion Viswanathan Anand looked cheerful as he arrived to a grand reception at the International Congress of Mathematicians in......

World Cup for homeless brings hope

There was not much to link former Liberian child soldiers with a destitute Scot, the editor of a Russian street paper and a Manchester United coach -- until the Homeless World Cup. After months of......
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TISS prof to chair UN child rights centre

Leading child rights activist Asha Bajpai, a professor at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, has been chosen as Chair for the United Nations... ...

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UN sets up 'child-friendly' space at migrant rest area near former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia border

New York, Aug 27 (IBNS) Near Gevgelija, a southeast town bordering Greece, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has established a... ...

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Trump has Univision anchor removed from news conference

Dubudue, Iowa: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump engaged in a prolonged confrontation with the anchor of the nation's leading... ...

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Schoolgirl Achieves Heights and it's No Mean Feat

She can barely walk on her own and is often accompanied by her father or mother, even at school. Affected with cerebral palsy, Arya Raj is having... ...

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Have a dream for your country and the world

"With the help of the police and high court judgement, we successfully rescued 36 children from that area. "When they came out, they were jumping... ...

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