Indian Government Policies To Promote Child Development

Indian Government Policies To Promote Child Development

As per the ‘State of the World‘s Children 2015’ report published by United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF), the level of children who are underweight, stunted and wasted are 44, 48 and 20 per cent respectively. However, this Report is based on 2005-06 data of National Family Health Survey-III conducted by the Ministry of […]

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World Population day | Demographic dividend through skill development of Youth

According to latest estimates of the United Nations, the current population of India is 1.3 billion as of July 2016. India constitutes 2.4 per cent of the geographical area of the world and supports 17.84 per cent of the world population. The population density of India today stands at 446 (1,156 people per sq mile) […]

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Punjab and drugs – the deep connect

New Delhi, June 21 (G’nY News Service): ‘Udta Punjab’ by Anurag Kashyap has brought the crisis of drug abuse that has gripped the State into mainstream discourse. The movie provides rare glimpses of the extent of the menace that affects all, without the bias of gender or class. The following section provides succinct previews about the […]

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Accidents on National Highways

Rapid expansion of the road network and unchecked surge in motorisation apart from human error, poor infrastructure and management has resulted in a high number of accidents on India’s highways. National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDCL) is working towards the construction of national highways in the strategic areas of the country. It is […]

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Just another rich man’s road kill : Traffic surveillance system needed

New Delhi, April 12 (G’nY News Service): India has the highest number of road accidents in the world with an average of 1.3 lakh people killed every year. (firstpost) Road infrastructure, strict traffic rules and effective surveillance system are immediate necessities to curb road accidents in India. In the recent recent hit-and-run case, a speeding […]

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Say no to ozone air purifiers!

Ozone is an unstable oxygen molecule (O3) which is generally used professionally and is definitely not suitable for residential purposes. Yet, an increasing number of households in India are being regularly buying ozone based air purifiers. Although, ozone is considered a useful gas as it shields us against the harmful ultraviolet rays from the sun, however, […]

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NFHS-4 first phase results out: IMF Down, Anaemia as well as Obesity rates goes up

(Photo: G’nY Photo Bank) New Delhi, January 27 (G’nY News Service): The first phase of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS)-4 released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, reveals considerable decrement in infant mortality rate, maternal and child health. The Survey, which covered 13 states (Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Goa, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, […]

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Time to settle the issues of West Pakistan Refugees of Jammu

New Delhi, January 03 (G’nY News Service): A long standing issue of granting ‘State residency rights’ to Hindus and Sikhs coming from West Pakistan and settled in Jammu is hanging in J&K since 1947. Interestingly, those refugees who were made to settle in other states, did not have to face this. These West Pakistan Refugees (WPRs), […]

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