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21 August, 2016 2:31 AM Brother of Omran, Syrian boy in haunting picture, dies

BEIRUT: The older brother of the little Syrian boy, who was pictured sitting in an ambulance dazed and covered in blood after an air strike, died from wounds sustained in the attack on the family's apartment, a monitoring group has said. "Ali, aged 10, succumbed to his injuries. He was badly wounded in the same bombardment as Omran on August 17 in Aleppo 261

27 July, 2016 3:35 AM Swachh Bharat should be more than toilet counting

Cleanliness mission lacks impact evaluation, says global sanitation expert The ambitious Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) can be more effective if other government departments are also integrated into the programme, according to Gourishankar Ghosh, water and sanitation expert. Mr. Ghosh was the UN Children’s Emergency Fund’s global head of Water, Sanitation 286

5 July, 2016 1:38 PM Why talk about callous remarks? Priyanka on Salman's comments

New Delhi, Jul 5 () Actress Priyanka Chopra once again chose not to comment on Salman Khan's controversial rape analogy, hitting out at media for focusing on "something that is not important." Priyanka was in the city to attend a UNICEF event as its Goodwill Ambassador to spread awareness about the NGOs "Fair Start" Campaign on gender disparity in literacy 309

15 June, 2016 8:18 AM India continues to be Polio-Free Special Immunization Drive to be taken up in Hyderabad and Rangareddy Districts

India continues to be polio free as the country has eradicated wild polio virus and the last case was seen on 13th January, 2011, and it is more than 5 years that no wild polio virus has been detected. There have been some media reports that polio virus (P2 strain) has resurfaced in India for the first time in 5 years. However, it is not true as detected 163

15 June, 2016 6:26 AM No need to panic, assures govt as virus strain resurfaces in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: The Telangana government announced a special campaign after polio virus was detected in the city sewer, even as it assured on Wednesday that there was no need to panic and India would retain its polio-free status. The special pulse polio drive will be held for six days in Hyderabad and Ranga Reddy district, and will be organised with the help of trained 154

2 June, 2016 12:44 AM Rahul Gandhi as Congress chief will be 'achhe din for BJP': Smriti Irani

HRD minister Smriti Z Irani says Rahul Gandhi becoming Congress president would be achhe din for BJP. The HRSD minister says she gets into scraps on social media is because she gives back whenever she is attacked personally. HRD minister Smriti Z Irani tells Akshaya Mukul the reason she gets into scraps on social media is because she gives back whenever 160

22 May, 2016 2:16 PM Pakistan sends 30-bed field hospital to Sri Lanka, 17 doctors coming

Hospital has operation theaters, and x-ray laboratories, two special cargo aircraft carrying relief items also expected. Even as relief and rescue operations continued in Sri Lanka, the government of Pakistan sent a 30 bed fully-equipped field hospital and relief materials. A release of the Pakistan High Commission here stated that the field hospital 224

19 May, 2016 1:39 AM First Nigerian school girl, part of mass abduction by Boko Haram, found after 2 years with a baby

Nigeria: One of the teenagers kidnapped by Boko Haram extremists over two years ago from a boarding school in northeastern Nigeria has been found with a four month old baby and reunited with her mother, a doctor said Wednesday — the first of the Chibok girls to be recovered since the mass abduction. The 19-year-old woman, described by an uncle as traumatized 159

18 May, 2016 5:07 PM Nigerian Girl Kidnapped 2 Years Ago Is Found Alive

One of the teenagers kidnapped by Boko Haram extremists over two years ago from a boarding school in northeastern Nigeria has been found with a baby and was reunited with her mother, a doctor said Wednesday — the first of the Chibok girls to be recovered since the mass abduction. The 19-year-old woman, described by an uncle as traumatized by her experience 166

24 April, 2016 8:29 AM Nepal one year after the earthquake: Child labour, child brides, homeless kids

Life still a challenge for the children who survived Nepal's 2015 earthquake Children and young people remain among the most vulnerable, one year after Nepal's massive earthquake. A quarter of those killed — some 2,000 — were under 10 years old. And for those who survived, life is still a challenge. Hundreds of thousands of them are homeless. Many of these 67