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Abandoned new-born girl dies of cold

Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013, 00:35

On a day the country observed the National Girl Child Day, a new-born girl was found dead near a government community centre here, police said. Investigators suspect the abandoned baby died of cold.

Docs should protect every child, right from conception: APJ Abdul Kalam

Last Updated: Thursday, January 24, 2013, 19:11

An enlightened doctor can never be a conspirator in female foeticide and should be the protector of the child from conception to birth, former President APJ Abdul Kalam said here on Thursday.

Action plan soon to address declining child sex ratio: Govt

Last Updated: Thursday, January 24, 2013, 17:25

The child sex ratio in the country, according to census 2011, is 914 girls for 1000 boys.

`National Girl Child Day` being observed today

Last Updated: Thursday, January 24, 2013, 11:11

Ministry of Women and Child Development has been taking a multi pronged approach to address and reverse the trend of declining child sex ratio in the country.

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.