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Lata Mangeshkar praises Modi's 'Beti Bachao...' campaign

Lata Mangeshkar praises Modi's 'Beti Bachao...' campaign

24 Jan 2015

Mumbai: Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar on Saturday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nationwide 'Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao' campaign for saving the girl child and fighting against female foeticide.

Lata Mangeshkar praises Modi,   Narendra Modi,   Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao campaign,   female foeticide,   twitter,  
PM Modi denounces <strong>female</strong> <strong>foeticide</strong>, calls it 'mental illness'

PM Modi denounces female foeticide, calls it 'mental illness'

22 Jan 2015

Panipat: Denouncing the practice of female foeticide, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the discrimination against girls reflects "mental illness" and displays a mindset worse than that in the 18th century.

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao,   Narendra Modi,   sex ratio,   Haryana,   Sex ratio in Haryana,   Madhuri Dixit,   Prime Minister,   female foeticide,  
<strong>Female</strong> <strong>foeticide</strong> needs to be fought strongly: Maneka Gandhi

Female foeticide needs to be fought strongly: Maneka Gandhi

20 Jan 2015

Panipat : Stressing that the society as a whole needs to change the mindset towards the girl child to end problem of female foeticide, Union minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday said practice was more prevalent among the middle, upper-middle and rich sections of society.

Female Foeticide,   Maneka Gandhi,   Sex Ratio,   PM Modi,  
Bad weather forces PM Modi to travel to Panipat by road

Bad weather forces PM Modi to travel to Panipat by road

23 Jan 2015

New Delhi: Inclement weather on Thursday forced Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Panipat, about 85 km from here, by road instead of the schedule plan to fly in a chopper to launch the ' Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' scheme.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi,   Beti Bachao Beti Padhao,   Madhuri Dixit,   female foeticide ,  
Haryana to set up 'Kanya Kosh' for first girl child

Haryana to set up 'Kanya Kosh' for first girl child

22 Jan 2015

Panipat: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday said a 'Haryana Kanya Kosh' would be set up to provide financial assistance on the birth of first girl child.

Haryana Kanya Kosh,   Ladli Scheme,   Chief Minister,   Manohar Lal Khattar,   BBBP Campaign,   Female Foeticide,  
2,000 girls get killed inside wombs daily: Maneka Gandhi

2,000 girls get killed inside wombs daily: Maneka Gandhi

22 Jan 2015

Panipat (Har): Expressing concern over the adverse sex ratio in the country, Union minister Maneka Gandhi  on Thursday called for a need to fight the scourge of female foeticide which claims "2000 lives of girls daily."

Female Foeticide,   Sex Ratio,   Maneka Gandhi,   Prime Minister,   Narendra Modi,   BBBP campaign,  
No bigger sin than <strong>female</strong> <strong>foeticide</strong>: PM Modi

No bigger sin than female foeticide: PM Modi

25 Dec 2014

Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi while visiting his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi on Thursday denounced the practice of female foeticide prevailing in the country, saying "there is no bigger sin" than this and sought the help of people in the field of art and culture in "shaking" the society so stop the menace.

PM Modi,   female foeticide,   Banaras Hindu University,   Lok Sabha constituency,  
Change in mindset needed to tackle <strong>female</strong> <strong>foeticide</strong>: Maneka Gandhi

Change in mindset needed to tackle female foeticide: Maneka Gandhi

11 Nov 2014

New Delhi: In tackling female foeticide, Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi believes changing people's mindset in an incentive-based way is more pertinent than bringing in stern laws. Gandhi said that the Government's Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme will be based on a strong system of incentives and media advocacy in bringing about an all-round change in attitudes.

female foeticide,   Maneka Gandhi,   Beti Bachao Beti Padhao,   BBBP scheme,   incentive,  
Modi government likely to seek Facebook's help to promote education

Modi government likely to seek Facebook's help to promote education

10 Oct 2014

New Delhi: The government is expected take up with social networking giant Facebook social sector issues like education and empowerment of the girl child, female foeticide and 'Clean Ganga' campaign and seek its help in promoting them.

Modi government,   Social networking,   Facebook,   Social sector,   Education,   Female foeticide,   Clean Ganga,   Facebook India,   Mark Zuckerberg,  
Census 2011: sex ratio, <strong>female</strong> literacy rate improve in UP

Census 2011: sex ratio, female literacy rate improve in UP

17 Jan 2015

Allahabad: The overall sex ratio in Uttar Pradesh improved during the first decade of the century, though a decline in the number of girls for every 1,000 boys up to six years of age could be a cause for concern, according to data collated for the latest census.

sex ratio,   female literacy rate,   Uttar Pradesh,   Census 2011,  

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