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176 rescued child labourers brought to Bihar

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 14:52

A total of 176 child labourers, rescued from various handicraft units in Jaipur, were brought to the state capital Thursday by a team of Bihar government officials and members of civil society organisations.

Number of child labourers in country has declined: Govt

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 15:40

The Union government Monday said the number of working children in the age group of 5-14 has declined in the country.

Police rescue 52 child labourers from Jaipur factory

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 14:11

Police in Rajasthan capital Jaipur have rescued 52 child labourers, most of them hailing from Bihar.

Delhi HC seeks govt`s progress report on rescuing child labourers

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 18:15

Refusing to withdraw its order summoning Delhi Chief Secretary over alleged in-action to rescue child labourers, the High Court on Tuesday asked the city government to furnish the progress report by October 31.

Still 168 million locked in child labour: UN

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 20:51

The number of child labourers worldwide has dropped by a third since 2000, the UN labour agency said on Monday, but warned that progress was not being made fast enough.

408 child labourers rescued in Punjab

Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 17:19

Labour department in Punjab has successfully rescued over 408 children engaged as child labour in the state.

India has 50 lakh child labourers

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 00:17

Fifty lakh children eke out a livelihood in the country, of whom 17.5 lakh are in Uttarakhand, according to NSSO.

Over 180 Bihar child labourers rescued from Rajasthan

Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 20:00

Bihar`s Labour Minister Janardan Singh Sigriwal went to Patna Railway junction to receive the child workers freed by the Labour department officials.

14 child labourers rescued from bangle making units

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 17:41

Fourteen child labourers were on Tuesday rescued from bangle making units in the capital during a raid conducted there.

Over 5,000 child labourers rescued in Maha since 2005

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 04, 2012, 14:41

As many as 5,215 children under the age of 14, employed in various units across Maharashtra have been rescued since 2005.

17 child labourers rescued from Bawana indiustrial area

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 17:01

Seventeen child labourers, including two girls, were rescued from plastic and blanket cover manufacturing units in north-west Delhi.

20 child labourers freed in Delhi

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 15:16

Twenty child labourers, who were forced to work in leather factories, were rescued in Delhi on Wednesday.