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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.

Bias against girl child unacceptable: President

Last Updated: Friday, August 31, 2012, 21:34

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said bias against girl child prevailing in some sections of the society is totally unacceptable and suggested raising public awareness to check it.

10-year-old helps save newborn from being buried alive

Last Updated: Friday, August 17, 2012, 11:15

A newborn baby girl was saved from being buried alive, thanks to the alertness of a 10-year-old in Yeola tehsil town of the district, police said.

UP: Orphan girl sold by friend for Rs 50,000

Last Updated: Saturday, August 04, 2012, 11:51

An orphan girl was allegedly sold for Rs 50,000 by one of her friends in Aligarh district.

UP: Man kills wife for not bearing male child

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 18:25

Upset with his wife for not bearing a male child, a man killed her in Bareilly, police said.

Woman kills daughter after husband turns rapist

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 10, 2012, 10:55

A woman allegedly hacked to death her adopted seven-year-old daughter after her husband attempted to rape the child.

Body of 6-year-old girl found in drainage

Last Updated: Monday, June 25, 2012, 16:29

Body of a six-year-old girl, who had gone missing from a hospital a day back, was recovered from a drainage.

Female foeticide: Death before birth

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 20, 2012, 13:19

Recently, incidences of female foeticide were reported from Beed district in Maharashtra.

High number of girl child labourers in Thane

Last Updated: Monday, June 18, 2012, 20:29

A recent study has revealed that the number of girl child labourers admitted in 13-odd rehabilitation centres in the district has shown a steady rise over a period of time.