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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.

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.