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Kajol debuts on micro-blogging site Twitter

Kajol debuts on micro-blogging site Twitter

18 Sep 2014

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Kajol has joined micro-blogging site Twitter for a short duration to update her fans about the happenings at United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) week.

Kajol,   Twitter,   United Nations General Assembly,   Lifebuoy,   Help A Child Reach Five,   Fanaa,  
India made progress in fighting <strong>child</strong> deaths, malnutrition; short of goals: UN

India made progress in fighting child deaths, malnutrition; short of goals: UN

17 Sep 2014

United Nations: India has made progress on the twin fronts of reducing hunger and child mortality but is still short of development goals, two international reports say. Fewer Indian children under five are dying, with infant mortality rate coming down from 126 per 1,000 in 1990 to 53 last year, a UN report released in New York said.

United Nations,   hunger,   child mortality,   child mortality in India,   Food Security Act,  
<strong>Child</strong> marriage worse than <strong>rape</strong>, says Delhi court

Child marriage worse than rape, says Delhi court

07 Sep 2014

New Delhi: Child marriage "is an evil worse than rape" and should be completely eradicated from society, said a Delhi court while ordering registration of a case against a girl's parents for getting her married at a tender age.

Child marriage,   Delhi court,   dowry harassment,   Prohibition of Child Marriage Act,   domestic violence,   rape case,  
Nirbhaya centers will solve half of the problems: Maneka Gandhi

Nirbhaya centers will solve half of the problems: Maneka Gandhi

17 Sep 2014

New Delhi: Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday said that setting up 'Nirbhaya centers' for women in distress, and women helpline will together solve half of the problems of women in the country.

Women and Child Development Minister,   Maneka Gandhi,   Nirbhaya centers,   women helpline,   Beti Bachao,   Beti Padhao scheme,   ,  
New Motor Bill: Steep penalties, 7-year jail for <strong>child</strong> death

New Motor Bill: Steep penalties, 7-year jail for child death

13 Sep 2014

New Delhi: Seeking to come down heavily on traffic offenders, government proposed steep penalties of up to Rs 3 lakh along with a minimum 7-year imprisonment for death of a child in certain circumstances, besides huge fines for driving violations.

Traffic offenders,   Traffic rules,   Modi government,   Traffic penalties,   Traffic fines,   Driving violations,  
Don't want my <strong>bride</strong> to be a mannequin: Nikasha Tawadey

Don't want my bride to be a mannequin: Nikasha Tawadey

04 Sep 2014

New Delhi: She prefers smart brides over gaudy ones and with her debut bridal line, Nikasha Tawadey wants to establish that bridal wear is more about choosing the right color than wearing blingy clothes and going overboard with accessories.

Bridal wear,   Nikasha Tawadey,   Indian wedding market,   Ensemble store,   Rani,  
India has second-highest number of <strong>child</strong> marriages: UN report

India has second-highest number of child marriages: UN report

12 Sep 2014

United Nations: India had the highest number of unregistered children under age five between 2000-2012 and the second-highest number of child marriages, according to a UN report which said the country still needs to improve immunization coverage and stop gender-based sex selection.

child marriages,   unregistered children,   UN report,   improve immunization,   Improving Children’s Lives,   Transforming the Future ,  
Decking up like a <strong>bride</strong> was my favourite look, says Priyanka

Decking up like a bride was my favourite look, says Priyanka

04 Sep 2014

Mumbai: "Since I was four years old, I used to deck up like a bride for fancy dress competitions because that's my favourite look," says Priyanka Chopra who is yet to get married in real life.

Priyanka Chopra,   Mary Kom,   MC Mary Kom,   Omung Kumar,   bride,  
India home to one in every three <strong>child</strong> brides in world: UN

India home to one in every three child brides in world: UN

22 Jul 2014

United Nations: 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,   child marriage in India,   United Nations,   UN report of child marriage,   child bride India ,  
Nearly 20,000 couples allowed to have second <strong>child</strong> in Beijing

Nearly 20,000 couples allowed to have second child in Beijing

07 Sep 2014

Beijing: Nearly 20,000 couples have been allowed to have a second child in Beijing under China's controversial One Child Policy, which was recently modified to meet demographic challenges.

second child in china,   One Child Policy,   Beijing Municipal Commission,   population in china,   Beijing,  

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