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Disasters Make 2.3 Million Indians Leave Their Homes Each Year: United...

London: About 14 million people are being made homeless on average each year as a result of sudden disasters such as floods and storms, new...

Why India Needs Sex Education

In a country that reports high rates of teenage pregnancies and sexual abuse, one would think that the need for a curriculum focusing on...

Indian Women May Be Allowed On Haj Without Male Guardian

Mumbai: Indian women over the age of 45 and travelling in groups of four will be able to go for the Islamic Haj pilgrimage...

India Worst Affected By Cholera, New Plan Aims To Consign Killer...

London: The World Health Organisation and other agencies will launch an ambitious plan on Wednesday to slash cholera deaths by 90 per cent by...

Now, Child Help Desks At Railway Stations To Stop Traffickers In...

Chennai: On platform number one at the Salem train station in Tamil Nadu, a colourful booth stands out amid the chaos of passengers, porters...

32 Nations Lack Policies For Families With Children, India Data Missing,...

New Delhi/New York: Thirty-two countries, having the world's 85 million children under the age of five, do not have any essential policy that supports...

Nirvaan, India’s Smallest Baby, Discharged After 132-Day Neonatal Care

Mumbai: Nirvaan, India's smallest and youngest pre-term baby born after 22 weeks only, who had to remain in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for...

India Prevented 1 Million Child Deaths Since 2005: Lancet Study

Toronto: India has averted nearly one million deaths of children under five years of age since 2005, owing to a significant decrease in deaths from...

Birth Records Of Children: India Pens Biggest Success Story

Masaka (Uganda): Would a 15-year-old girl be married off by her parents in violation of the law? Would another girl, who looks even younger,...

Newborn Dies In Telangana Hospital, Parents, Doctors Pass The Blame

Hyderabad: A new-born child died after "falling" from a bench on which he was delivered at a government hospital in Telangana's Khammam district. The parents...