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11 October, 2016 2:59 PM This International Day of the Girl Child, what are the challenges that plague the girl child in India

Today, the 11th of October, marks the International Day of the Girl Child. The United Nation states that there are 1.1 billion girls today brimming with talent and creativity. However, violence, discrimination and the lack of equal opportunities serve to thwart the dreams and potential of many of them. The theme for this year’s International Day of the Girl Child 155

9 October, 2016 12:12 AM KILA PG diploma course in child governance

The Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA) will conduct a one-year PG diploma course on child-friendly governance for elected representatives of local bodies. The course will begin in November and 35 persons will be admitted. The course has been started with the academic support of UNICEF. “The course has been structured without creating problem 79

24 September, 2016 1:18 PM Air strikes in Syria leave people 'without water'

Obama celebrates opening of African-American museum Intensified bombings on the Syrian city of Aleppo have left at least two million persons without water, the UN said. Unicef said fierce strikes on Friday prevented repairs to a damaged pumping station supplying rebel-held districts of the city, BBC reported. Fresh strikes were reported in the city on Saturday 46

22 September, 2016 11:26 AM Profile of monetary policy committee members

They are going to play an important role in setting policy rates as Reserve Bank of India has relinquished this power to the committee. Setting up of the panel will usher in a revolutionary changes to how monetary policy is defined in the country. The committee will have six members, with the government and the RBI appointing three persons each. Here's 14

20 September, 2016 10:25 AM The Brief » Blog Archive » Bomb incidents condemned

UNICEF has condemned the placement and explosion of bombs at more than half a dozen schools in Kathmandu Valley on Tuesday. A Maoist faction formed by former ex-combatants had left Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in at least eight schools, and two of these IEDs exploded and caused damage to school infrastructure. Police later arrested two suspects 33

15 September, 2016 2:58 PM GreenSignal Bio Pharma Gets SEBI Nod For IPO

Mumbai: GreenSignal Bio Pharma Ltd (GSBPL) has received market regulator SEBI's approval for its proposed Initial Public Offering (IPO) through offer for sale. The offering comprises 1,45,79,560 equity shares of GSBPL representing 38 per cent of its equity share capital for cash through an offer for sale by the selling share-holders through the book building 18

7 September, 2016 7:18 AM Nearly 50 million children 'uprooted' worldwide: UNICEF

Nearly 50 million children 'uprooted' worldwide: UNICEF "Indelible images of individual children -- Aylan Kurdi's small body washed up on a beach after drowning at sea or Omran Daqneesh's stunned and bloody face as he sat in an ambulance after his home was destroyed -- have shocked the world," United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund Executive 121

7 September, 2016 6:15 AM Nearly 50 million children ‘uprooted’ worldwide: UNICEF

Almost 50 million children throughout the world are “uprooted,” forcibly displaced from their home countries by war, violence or persecution, the United Nations children's program said on Wednesday. “Indelible images of individual children -- Aylan Kurdi's small body washed up on a beach after drowning at sea or Omran Daqneesh's stunned and bloody face as he sat in an ambulance 118

7 September, 2016 12:11 AM Rise in lone children seeking asylum in England

The number of asylum seeking children in the care of English councils has risen 62% in a year. The largest group are boys aged 16 and 17, coming from countries such as Afghanistan or Eritrea. A refugee charity says many children are facing "serious shortages" in legal advice to help them make their case to stay. The Home Office said it had increased 146

22 August, 2016 1:08 AM Child Suicide Bombers: Previous Attacks

Paris, France: Turkey's president has blamed an attack on a wedding party in Turkey that killed at least 51 people on a suicide bomber aged "between 12 and 14". Terrorists have used children or young adults as suicide bombers in several countries, notably Nigeria, but this appeared to be the first such attack in Turkey. Here is the situation in other 244