marginalized groups

Black youth are politically involved, shows study


October 20th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A new study by University of Chicago has shown that conception about black youth that they are politically detached and negatively influenced by rap music and videos are ... Read more...

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New HIV prevention strategy to benefit sufferers by cutting costs


July 8th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Increasing highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) treatment for people with HIV/AIDS will provide significant cost savings over a relatively short period of time, according to a formal economic ... Read more...

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US ambassador awards English learning scholarships to MCD school


April 14th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) US Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer Wednesday awarded certificates to 100 new microscholarship recipients in the English Access Microscholarship Programme at the MCD Primary School in Nizamuddin Basti ... Read more...

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Sex workers, gays still face barriers in HIV healthcare: WHO


September 30th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) People at high risk of getting HIV infection like sex workers, gays and injecting drug users (IDUs) continue to face legal and sociocultural barriers in getting healthcare ... Read more...

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ICDS to be extended to every child under six by March 2012


July 6th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee while presenting the General Budget in Parliament today announced that the Government is committed to the universalisation of the Integrated Child ... Read more...

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Hundreds partake in Delhi Queer Pride 2009


June 28th, 2009 - 11:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 28 (ANI): Hundreds of queer people, lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgenders along with their friends and family members on Sunday took out a march from Barakhamba road, to Jantar Mantar ... Read more...

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T. Pudupatty in Tamil Nadu to have Community Radio Station


June 5th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 5 (ANI): A Community Radio Station will start functioning at Pudupatty in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu.The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has permission for establishing, maintaining and operating ... Read more...

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Nepali Congress presents draft at Constitutional Committee


March 31st, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Mar 31 (ANI): Nepali Congress along with three other political parties presented their respective concept paper at the meeting of the Constitutional Committee here today.Presenting the concept paper which is basically ... Read more...

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Community Radio Station to come up in Sirsa’’s Chaudhary Devilal University


March 2nd, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 2 (ANI): The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has signed a Grant of Permission Agreement for establishing, maintaining and operating a Community Radio Station (CRS) at Tagore Bhawan, ... Read more...

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Community Radio Station to start in Vidisha, Madhya Pradesh


February 26th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has signed a Grant of Permission Agreement for establishing, maintaining and operating a Community Radio Station at Sironj Tehsil, Vidisha District, ... Read more...

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Community radio station to come up at IIT Kanpur


February 10th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India has signed a Grant of Permission Agreement for establishing, maintaining and operating a community radio station (CRS) ... Read more...

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Hindus, Jews urge Italian PM to visit burnt Indian immigrant in Rome hospital


February 8th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Rome, Feb.8 (ANI): Hindus and Jews have appealed to Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to visit a savagely burnt Indian immigrant in a Rome hospital and send out a strong message ... Read more...

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Prachanda instructs govt secretaries to fulfill his pledges


January 27th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jan 27 (ANI): Terming the government''s current situation as that between ''life and death,'' Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda has instructed all the government secretaries to leave no stone unturned in ... Read more...

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IIT Delhi revokes expulsion of three Dalit students


July 2nd, 2008 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi Wednesday cancelled the expulsion of three Dalit students, but said the remaining 17 against whom similar action was taken for ... Read more...

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Prof. Siddiqui appointed as the new chairperson of NCTE


June 12th, 2008 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , June 12 (ANI): Professor Mohammad Akhtar Siddiqui has taken over as Chairperson, National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) on Thursday after his appointment by the Central Government to ... Read more...

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Empower women at Panchayat level, report recommends


May 19th, 2008 - 9:29 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Capacity building and leadership programmes are necessary to empower women at the Panchayati Raj (village governance) level where they often act only as figurative heads while their ... Read more...

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Drug-resistant tuberculosis on rise in the UK


May 2nd, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by admin
London, May 2 (ANI): Health experts have warned that a changing population structure and ongoing migration have increased cases of drug resistant tuberculosis in the UK.The study showed that the ... Read more...

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Mahila Samakhya Expansion Programme gets approval from EACC


April 11th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 11 (ANI): The Economic Affairs Cabinet Committee today approved the continuation and expansion of the Mahila Samakhya Programme in the 11th Five year Plan with an outlay of ... Read more...

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Election will end conflict, establish republic: Carter


April 9th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Apr 9 (ANI): Former US President Jimmy Carter said today that the April 10 Constituent Assembly election would end the armed conflict and establish a new republic in Nepal."I see ... Read more...

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Nepal government, ethnic parties reach deal to end strike


February 28th, 2008 - 11:21 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Kathmandu, Feb 28 (DPA) Nepal's government and the agitating ethnic group in the southern part of the country Thursday reached a deal to address ethnic demands and end more than two weeks ... Read more...

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Obesity epidemic among Australian children grossly overstated: Study


November 14th, 2007 - 2:40 am ICT by admin
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Weak management of peace process responsible for Nepal crisis: Martin


November 14th, 2007 - 2:00 am ICT by admin
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