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Indonesia raises minimum age for brides to 19

Indonesia raises minimum age for brides to 19

According to Unicef, about 14 per cent of girls in Indonesia are married before their 18th birthdays, and 1 per cent are married before t...Read More

Indian delegation thwarts Pakistan attempt to raise Kashmir issue at UNICEF meet in Sri Lanka

Indian delegation thwarts Pakistan attempt to raise Kashmir issue at UNICEF meet in Sri Lanka

New Delhi/Colombo: A parliamentary delegation from India thwarted Pakistan's attempt to raise the Kashmir issue at a UNICEF event in Sri ...Read More

Goodwill Ambassadors retain right to speak in personal capacity: UN on Priyanka Chopra's tweet row

Goodwill Ambassadors retain right to speak in personal capacity: UN on Priyanka Chopra's tweet row

"When UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors speak in their personal capacity, they retain the right to speak about issues that interest or concern ...Read More

Pakistan minister requests UN to revoke Priyanka Chopra's Goodwill Ambassador for Peace status

Pakistan minister requests UN to revoke Priyanka Chopra's Goodwill Ambassador for Peace status

Pakistan's Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari said the Bollywood actor supports the Indian government's policies on Kashmir.

All India Radio to help students brush up their English speaking skills

All India Radio to help students brush up their English speaking skills

The joint project by Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Uttar Pradesh government and the UN International Children's Fund (UNICEF) will include...Read More

Priyanka Chopra sends love and luck on 'World Refugee Day' through a touching video

Priyanka Chopra sends love and luck on 'World Refugee Day' through a touching video

Priyanka Chopra Jonas is UNICEF’s Goodwill ambassador and has constantly worked towards the well-being of refugee kids and families.

I’m not ready for politics: Sonu Nigam

I’m not ready for politics: Sonu Nigam

New Delhi: Popular singer Sonu Nigam has often shared his honest opinion on various socio-political issues, but politics is one area that...Read More

Kareena Kapoor Khan was worried for Taimur’s safety after delivering him

Kareena Kapoor Khan was worried for Taimur’s safety after delivering him

Ever since the news of Taimur Ali Khan’s birth broke, the little munchkin has fast become a rather popular celebrity. Of course, having p...Read More

Priyanka Chopra’s tweet prompts petition to UNICEF

Priyanka Chopra’s tweet prompts petition to UNICEF

NEW DELHI: Actress Priyanka Chopra has been trolled by some Pakistanis for a tweet cheering India’s cross-LoC strike in Balakot. An onlin...Read More

Indore: IIM Indore to take rural prog to next level

Indore: IIM Indore to take rural prog to next level

Indore: Indian Institute of Management Indore is planning to widen scope of its ‘Rural Immersion Programme’ (RIP) by next year. The progr...Read More

India to welcome 69,944 babies on New Year’s Day: UNICEF

India to welcome 69,944 babies on New Year’s Day: UNICEF

New Delhi: India would welcome as many as 69,944 babies onNew Year’s Day, the highest in the world, the UNICEF said on Tuesday. Indiawoul...Read More

120,000 Indian kids aged 0-19 were living with HIV in 2017: Report

120,000 Indian kids aged 0-19 were living with HIV in 2017: Report

United Nations: An estimated 120,000 children and adolescents aged 0-19 were living with HIV in India in 2017, the highest number in Sout...Read More

‘Shakeela’ actress Richa Chadha joins UNICEF’s GoBlue campaign

‘Shakeela’ actress Richa Chadha joins UNICEF’s GoBlue campaign

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Richa Chadha has become a part of Unicef’s GoBlue Campaign. She says she is happy to be pledging her support an...Read More

3.7 million Afghan kids have no access to school: UNICEF report

3.7 million Afghan kids have no access to school: UNICEF report

Kabul: The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) office in Afgha­nistan said on Monday that about 3.7 million Afghan children have no access to sch...Read More

16 newborns die in Assam hospital

16 newborns die in Assam hospital

Guwahati: The Assam government has sent a team of medical experts to the Jorhat Medical College and Hospital following the reported death...Read More

Priyanka Chopra gets listed in ‘25 Women Changing the World’ by People Magazine.

Priyanka Chopra gets listed in ‘25 Women Changing the World’ by People Magazine.

Considered one of the most powerful women in the world today, India’s very own Priyanka Chopra directed her influence in making the world...Read More

Malnourished 7-year-old girl who became symbol of Yemen crisis dies

Malnourished 7-year-old girl who became symbol of Yemen crisis dies

Sanaa [Yemen]: Amal Hussein, a 7-year-old Yemeni girl, whose photograph in the New York Times last week became a symbol of Yemen’s humani...Read More

India remains polio free: UNICEF, WHO

India remains polio free: UNICEF, WHO

New Delhi: In the backdrop of some oral polio vaccine vials being found contaminated with the type-2 polio virus, the UNICEF and the WHO ...Read More

UNICEF praises PM Narendra Modi for ‘investing’ political time in health, sanitation issues

UNICEF praises PM Narendra Modi for ‘investing’ political time in health, sanitation issues

Mumbai: UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore has praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for investing the “political time and efforts” ...Read More

At least 104 million children out of school in countries affected by conflict or natural disasters: UNICEF

At least 104 million children out of school in countries affected by conflict or natural disasters: UNICEF

United Nations: Over 300 million children globally between the age of five and 17 years of age were not in school, the Unicef said in a n...Read More

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