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Child soldiers continue to be recruited in Mali: UNICEF


July 7th, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 7 (IANS) The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has reported that an alarming number of children continue to be recruited by Malian armed rebels, Xinhua has reported a ... Read more...

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Rajasthan couple tries to bury new born girl alive


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 3 (IANS) Police are looking for the parents of a new-born girl who was rescued by some villagers in Rajasthan's Dausa district minutes before she was to be ... Read more...

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Girl foetus found abandoned in Rajasthan


June 16th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 16 (IANS) Another foetus of a girl was found abandoned by the road in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh town Saturday - the latest such incident in a state where the ... Read more...

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Body of day-old girl found in well in Rajasthan


June 12th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 12 (IANS) The body of a day-old girl was found dumped in a well in a village in Rajasthan's Bundi district, police said Tuesday.According to police, the body ... Read more...

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From Hizbul spokesman to Kashmir’s anti-drug campaigner


April 8th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 8 (IANS) He was once among the most wanted separatist guerrillas of the Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) terror outfit in Jammu and Kashmir. But today Abdul Khaliq Dar alias ... Read more...

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Alarming number of US kids abused, hospitalised


February 6th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) An "alarming" 4,500-plus children subjected to abuse in the US ended up in hospitals and 300 of them died of injuries in a single year, a ... Read more...

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850 women missing in Himachal


November 16th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 16 (IANS) Nearly 850 women and girls have gone missing in Himachal Pradesh in the last five years, say police.This has come to light during a suo motu ... Read more...

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Pak Govt must urgently provide accountability for Baloch killings: Amnesty International


February 24th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24(ANI): The Pakistan Government must immediately provide accountability for the "alarming number of killings and abductions in Balochistan attributed to government forces" in recent months, Amnesty International has demanded.In the ... Read more...

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Bhutan seeks help of Brit experts to preserve endangered temple art


January 2nd, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): British art experts have been given access to the hidden heritage of the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, including 16th to 19th century wall paintings from its 2,000 temples ... Read more...

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Two-thirds of Internet users fall prey to online crime: Study


September 9th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 9, (ANI): A new survey has revealed that two-thirds of adults globally have been victims of some or the other form of online crime.More than 7000 adults from 14 countries ... Read more...

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Punjabi Community center conducts awareness campaigns for S. Asian diabetic patients in Canada


August 14th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Canada, Aug 14 (ANI): As a part of the diabetes awareness campaign for South Asians whose numbers have reached alarming levels, the Punjabi Community Health Services center regularly holds workshops and helps ... Read more...

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Sexual crimes on the rise in Malaysia


August 1st, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, August 1 (ANI): Sexual crimes are increasing in Malaysia, with almost half the victims being kids and teenage girls.According to head of the police sexual crimes unit Zaiton Che Lah, ... Read more...

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Young Australians have no sympathy for sexually abused victims


June 19th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 19 (ANI): A survey has found that an alarming number of Australian youth do not have sympathy towards victims of sexual abuse, with some even saying the victim asked ... Read more...

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Kolkata-based Dignity Foundation emerges as savior for aged and infirmed


May 8th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, May 8 (ANI): In the dusk of their life, an alarming number of India's ninety one million sixty-plus population is suffering from loneliness, neglect, depression, physical and mental abuse and a ... Read more...

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Pets ‘are household hazards’


April 19th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19 (ANI): They are known for providing companionship, but a new U.S study suggests dogs and cats are a lurking household danger, causing all kinds of injuries related to falls.During ... Read more...

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Health risks from ‘waistline fat’ often ignored


January 4th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 4 (ANI): An alarming number of people are unaware of the harm caused by extra fat around their waistline, suggests a study.The report from GlaxoSmithKline quizzed 12,000 Europeans and found ... Read more...

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On Independence Day, ‘harassed husbands’ to demand ‘freedom’


August 4th, 2009 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) On India's Independence Day Aug 15, a group of men will meet in Shimla and chalk out a plan for "equal rights" and "freedom" -- from ... Read more...

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Lucknow tops in illegal abortions in Uttar Pradesh


July 14th, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) Health officials and members of the national inspection monitoring committee in Uttar Pradesh have launched a crackdown on ultrasound and diagnostic centres, which are allegedly conducting medically terminated ... Read more...

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‘India lags behind Bangladesh in child mortality’


April 28th, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India's child mortality rate is on the rise, says a study conducted by Save the Children organisation, which adds that the country's dismal performance is now at ... Read more...

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Deadly fungus could bring about mass extinction of amphibians within three decades


April 22nd, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by admin
Edinburgh, April 22 (ANI): Biologists have warned that the entire population of the worlds frogs and other amphibians could be wiped out like the dinosaurs by a deadly fungus within three ... Read more...

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Lanka Govt responsible for disappearances of its citizens: HRW


March 6th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 6, 2008: In a report that could have damaging ramifications for the Sri Lankan Government, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has laid the blame for widespread abductions and disappearances of ... Read more...

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