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First girl born in 2018 in Bengaluru to get free education

First girl born in 2018 in Bengaluru to get free education

In a one of its kind effort to celebrate a girl child, the first female baby born in the New Year at a civic hospital in the city will be given free education till under-graduation, Bengaluru Mayor R. Sampath Raj said on Friday.

Dec 30, 2017, 10:55 AM IST
SC expresses concern over falling sex ratio, calls for reversing it

SC expresses concern over falling sex ratio, calls for reversing it

The apex court today called for the "constructive solution" for arresting the trend of falling sex ratio.

Dec 13, 2017, 22:43 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi's wife Jashodaben stresses on "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" in UP

PM Narendra Modi's wife Jashodaben stresses on "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" in UP

Speaking at the ceremony organised by the Sahu Ekta Manch, Jashodaben congratulated the 40 couples from Robertsganj, Mirjapur, Kanpur and Bhadohi who tied the knot.

Dec 07, 2017, 22:24 PM IST
Explained: What made SC rule that sex with minor wife is rape

Explained: What made SC rule that sex with minor wife is rape

In a historic order on Wednesday, on International Girl Child Day, the Supreme Court

Oct 11, 2017, 11:48 AM IST
10-year-old Chandigarh rape victim, whose abortion plea was rejected by SC, delivers girl child

10-year-old Chandigarh rape victim, whose abortion plea was rejected by SC, delivers girl child

The minor girl became pregnant after she was allegedly raped by her uncle for several months.

Aug 17, 2017, 13:44 PM IST
Sonakshi, Shatrughan Sinha support education for the girl child

Sonakshi, Shatrughan Sinha support education for the girl child

 Actress Sonakshi Sinha has teamed up with her father, actor-MP Shatrughan Sinha, to support 'Project Nanhi Kali', which provides education to underprivileged girl children in India.

Jul 09, 2017, 15:50 PM IST
President launches 'Selfie with Daughter' mobile application

President launches 'Selfie with Daughter' mobile application

The president expressed the hope that this would eventually help in dealing with problems arising out of gender imbalance.

Jun 09, 2017, 15:33 PM IST
PM Modi calls for gender equality on Women's Day, says female foeticide can't be allowed

PM Modi calls for gender equality on Women's Day, says female foeticide can't be allowed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for gender equality and equal opportunities on Wednesday.

Mar 08, 2017, 22:44 PM IST

Rajasthan: Villagers rescue girl sold by parents for Rs 7 lakh

The girl was rescued when she began screaming for help while she was being forced into a car.

Feb 20, 2017, 14:08 PM IST

Read PM Narendra Modi's message on National Girl Child Day​

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged the promotion of gender equality and ensure equal opportunities for the girl child.

Jan 24, 2017, 11:08 AM IST

From bad to worse……

Divya Joshi 

Nov 17, 2016, 11:52 AM IST
Disturbing! Pregnant woman burnt alive by in-laws in Andhra Pradesh – Know the chilling details

Disturbing! Pregnant woman burnt alive by in-laws in Andhra Pradesh – Know the chilling details

In a tragic incident, a pregnant woman was set ablaze in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore area.

Sep 01, 2016, 11:57 AM IST

Mother pushes baby girl into well

The Mother of the baby Jhuma Samanta broke down after persistent police grilling and allegedly confessed about pushing her two-month old girl.

Jul 14, 2016, 00:44 AM IST
Amitabh Bachchan proud of hosting girl child segment at government's gala

Amitabh Bachchan proud of hosting girl child segment at government's gala

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he will always cherish the experience of hosting the 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' segment at the government's second anniversary gala.

May 30, 2016, 14:12 PM IST
Kangana Ranaut says she was 'unwanted child'; father opens up about daughter's statement

Kangana Ranaut says she was 'unwanted child'; father opens up about daughter's statement

Amardeep Ranaut, who stays in Himachal Pradesh, opened up about his daughter Kangana's latest statement.

Mar 11, 2016, 08:32 AM IST
Kangana Ranaut says she was 'the unwanted child'

Kangana Ranaut says she was 'the unwanted child'

On the occasion of the International Women's Day, Kangana Ranaut demanded that portrayal of women as "selfless" Indian ladies who only care about the happiness of the men in their lives should be stopped as it is regressive.

Mar 09, 2016, 08:23 AM IST

Maneka Gandhi's suggestion to control female feticide ''bizarre'': Congress

Calling Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Maneka Gandhi`s suggestion of sex determination tests `bizarre`, the Congress Party on Tuesday said it will adversely affect the save the girl child project.

Feb 02, 2016, 14:25 PM IST

Make prenatal sex tests compulsory: Maneka Gandhi

Union minister Maneka Gandhi has that for saving girl child sex determination test should be made compulsory so that women pregnant with a girl child could be tracked and female infanticide could b

Feb 02, 2016, 13:24 PM IST
Govt may make prenatal sex tests compulsory to curb female foeticide

Govt may make prenatal sex tests compulsory to curb female foeticide

Maneka Gandhi said the Central government was mulling to lift the ban on sex determination of the foetus.

Feb 02, 2016, 09:23 AM IST