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.

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.

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.

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.

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 be stopped.

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.

Heartwarming story: Know why this Japanese train runs daily for just one passenger

Heartwarming story: Know why this Japanese train runs daily for just one passenger

It's a heartwarming story that tells us what a nation can do to educate even child.

India's child sex ratio dips to the lowest level since 1961; Hindus lead fall

India's child sex ratio dips to the lowest level since 1961; Hindus lead fall

The latest sex ratio data should certainly ring alarm bells to take action in order to save the girl child.

Mockery of 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao', 'Ladli Laxmi Yojana': Herbs ensuring baby boy sold in MP

Mockery of 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao', 'Ladli Laxmi Yojana': Herbs ensuring baby boy sold in MP

At a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself is spearheading the campaign to save the girl child, some Ayurveda experts were found selling herbs ensuring baby boys and medicines that could help woman conceive within 21 days at a herbal fair organised by the forest department in Madhya Pradesh.

Childhood family breakups hit girls' health harder

A childhood family breakup can have long-term negative consequences for the children and it particularly hits the girl child harder, new research says.

Here's how birth of a 'baby girl' can be a boon for you - Read

Here's how birth of a 'baby girl' can be a boon for you - Read

With every little ones' first cry comes a man banging a steel plate with a stick and ward boys and nurses running on the street offering "congratulations" and sweets to people.

Saina Nehwal turns investor

Saina Nehwal turns investor

Saina Nehwal will play a meaningful role in Make In India, Girl Child and Swachh Bharat initiatives.

80% of over 23K adolescent girls claim lack of dignity: Survey

Nearly 80 per cent of 23,801 adolescent girls from 13 states, including Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra, claim that they suffer from lack of privacy and dignity at home as well as relief camps after a disaster, according to a sample survey .

Delhi's skewed sex ratio: Is female foeticide the reason?

Delhi's sex ratio has become more and more skewed over the years. One study of families which already have one or more daughters shows just 219 girls being born for every 1,000 boys.

All India Badtameez - Stand up against wrong

Watch All India Badtameez's social experiments and short films.

All India Badtameez: Save the girl child- stop female foeticide

Save the girl child- stop female foeticide.

'Beti Bachao' good move in right direction: All-girl band

'Beti Bachao' good move in right direction: All-girl band

The Tetseo Sisters, an all-girl band from the northeast, has hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' campaign, saying it was a "good move in the right direction" and they will be happy to contribute in highlighting the need for gender equality.

Educate one and many can be educated, says Big B

Educate one and many can be educated, says Big B

 Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says the inaugration of new academic institutions provide philanthropists a platform to educate and embellish the human spirit and turn out to be a tribute to the "goddess of learning, Saraswati".

Bibipur goes from #SelfieWithDaughters to 'laado' on nameplates

 After its 'Beti Bachao-Selfie Banao' initiative caught Prime Minister Narendra Modi's attention prompting him to announce #SelfieWithDaughter, the Bibipur Panchayat on Sunday launched "Digital India with Laado", a campaign to replace names of family-heads in the nameplates with their daughter's moniker.

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.