Inspired village headman now focuses on nomadic tribes

Sunil Jaglan, a Haryana village headman whose online drive for the girl child went viral on Twitter after Prime Minister Narendra Modi endorsed it, is now determined to take it to the nomadic tribes so that they can spread the message to other parts of the state and beyond.

PM Modi announces Father-Daughter selfie campaign for the girl child

In Mann ki Baat, PM Modi mentioned that a Sarpanch of Bibipur village in Haryana Sunil Jaglan had started "selfie with daughter" competition wherein fathers were to post their 'selfies' with their daughters.Appreciating the initiative and pitching for a campaign to save the girl child, Modi asked

Haryana village awards 'Selfie with daughter' contest winners

In a unique competition aimed at driving home the importance of girl child, a village panchayat here has awarded three persons in a "Selfie with daughter" contest.

Haryana village impresses with new initiative: `Click selfie, save girl child`
Haryana village impresses with new initiative: `Click selfie, save girl child`

 In a unique initiative to save girl child in Haryana, where the sex ratio has been dismally low, a village panchayat in Jind has started a contest for clicking "selfie with daughter".

Ramdev says 'Divya Putrajeevak Seed' doesn't guarantee a male child

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Friday slammed his critics for claiming that 'Divya Putrajeevak Seed', sold by Divya Pharmacy, guarantees a male child.

Addressing a press conference, Baba Ramdev said that people who are making the allegations have no knowledge of ayurveda.

Uproar in Parliament over Baba Ramdev's 'Divya Putrajeevak Seed'

Rajya Sabha on Thursday witnessed uproarious scenes over yoga guru Baba Ramdev's much-publicised infertility medicine 'Divya Putrajeevak Seed', which is being sold by Divya Pharmacy.

Vedanta college completes 20 years educating Rajasthan's girl child

Hindustan Zinc, a part of the Vedanta Group, has completed 20 years of its initiative in Rajasthan's Sikar district to educate the girl child from rural areas in the vicinity, managing to change the lives of some 3,000 such undeprivileged students.

Baby girl lies abandoned, women fight for boy at Ludhiana hospital

A baby girl in lies abandoned while two women have been fighting to claim a baby boy born at the same time in Ludhiana's Civil Hospital.

Three day training programme on 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao'

 To ensure effective implementation of the ambitious 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' programme, Haryana government will organise a three-day state level training programme for master trainers here starting from April 8.

Mumbai: Girl child mauled to death by dogs

A four-year-old girl in Mumbai was mauled to death by dogs while she was out to attend the nature call in the open place.

Jaipur man sings for saving the girl child

A man named Tahir Khan is campaigning for the 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' through song in a bid to create awareness about 'save the girl child' mission.

Incentives for girl child, industries, smart cities in Kashmir budget
Incentives for girl child, industries, smart cities in Kashmir budget

The Jammu & Kashmir government on Sunday unveiled a Rs 46,473 crore budget packed with a slew of schemes for farmers, traders, women and employees while stamping out "plan and non-plan classification".

Mother kills three daughters, attempts suicide in Delhi

A mother killed her three little daughters and tried to hang herself in Southeast Delhi’s Sangam Vihar Monday evening.

'Aapki Beti Humari Beti' scheme launched in Haryana

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday launched a scheme for girl child - 'Aapki Beti Humari Beti' - with an aim to combat the problem of declining child sex ratio in the state.

Rajasthan govt to distribute special kits on birth of girl child

With an aim to encourage parents on the birth of a girl child, Rajasthan's Nagaur District administration has taken 'Lado Rani' initiative distributing special kits and booklets, detailing all the schemes and programmes, at government hospitals.

Class I girl dies after fight with classmates

 A six-year-old girl died and her elder sister was critically injured in a fight with two classmates of a government-run primary school in East Champaran district, the police said.

Priyanka Chopra loves the city of Boston!
Priyanka Chopra loves the city of Boston!

Bollywood sensation Priyanka Chopra seems to be in awe of Boston city.

With throat slit, legs broken infant girl found dead in toilet

In a gruesome incident, a newborn girl was brutally murdered and thrown into the toilet of the district hospital here, police said on Sunday.

Mother held for killing baby girl in Bengal

 A woman was on Saturday arrested for killing her three-month-old baby girl in West Bengal`s Burdwan district, police said.

PM Narendra Modi salutes 'unparalleled accomplishments' of girl child

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday saluted what he termed was the 'unparalleled accomplishments' of the girl child on the occasion of the National Girl Child Day.