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J&K: Magisterial probe ordered into child`s death

Last Updated: Thursday, December 20, 2012, 01:06

Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday ordered a Magisterial probe into the death of a girl child in a hospital in the city on December 12.

Taliban leaders send their girls to school: UN

Last Updated: Monday, December 10, 2012, 19:36

During their rule, Taliban issued Fatwa against girls` education and declared that there will be no girl education in the country, Arsenault said.

Focus on mission to save girl child: Raj Minister

Last Updated: Thursday, November 29, 2012, 22:17

Rajasthan govt asked health officials to focus on a mission to save girl child and initiate steps to improve the child sex ratio in the state.

Women too turn against the girl child

Last Updated: Thursday, November 22, 2012, 12:08

India’s already grim sex ratio scenario runs the risk of turning worse with more women than men preferring sons over daughters.

Sex ratio situation goes from bad to worse

Last Updated: Friday, October 12, 2012, 18:06

India’s dismal girl child record got worse during the last one year.

Monuments to be illuminated for girl child day

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 09:37

To observe the first ever International Day for the Girl Child, four monuments in Delhi and Hyderabad will be illuminated pink Oct 11, Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor said Tuesday.

3 million girl child `missing` in India`s population chart

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 09, 2012, 21:04

Girl child numbers in India have shown a sharper decline than the male children in the decade beginning 2001, leading to a skewed child sex ratio.

UP: Two held for molesting girl children

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 02, 2012, 18:09

Two persons were arrested Tuesday for allegedly molesting two girl children in Kwarsi area.

Use TV to spread message about girl child, urges Anil Kapoor

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 15:11

Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor, who is associated with `Because I am a Girl` campaign, believes that television has a wider audience than films and it can help spread social messages about saving the girl child more effectively.

`Ensure quality education for your girl child`

Last Updated: Monday, September 24, 2012, 00:41

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda appealed to the people to ensure quality education for their girl child so that they can also contribute to the development of the society.

Maha wants female foeticide to be treated as murder

Last Updated: Friday, September 07, 2012, 17:11

Maharashtra government has asked the Centre to amend the PCPNDT Act.

Beed: In-laws torture woman over girl child

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 05, 2012, 13:28

A woman from Maharashtra`s Beed district, infamous for high incidence of female foeticide, has registered a case of harassment against her husband.