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Children, Exploitation, child development organisation, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, child marriages, POSCO, child labourers

Children’s exploitation continues despite laws

News By The Sunday Guardian

Nearly 3,000 children die every day across the country due to malnutrition, according to a report on the situation of vulnerable children from India, released by Plan India, an independent child development organisation.

28 November, 2016
Congress, BJP, BSP, SP, Cash crunch, UP Assembly Polls, demonetisation

Cash crunch hits poll campaigns in UP

News By The Sunday Guardian

Campaigning in Uttar Pradesh in the run up to the 2017 Assembly elections has taken a hit after the Centre's decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes

27 November, 2016
Naseem Bagh campus, Kashmir, Winter, Royal Springs Golf Course, Ladakh

Winter arrives as tourist season fails in Kashmir

News By NOOR-UL-QAMRAIN

With no visitors to be found in the famous Naseem Bagh campus of the University of Kashmir, where the falling Chinar leaves announce the onset of winters, there is growing apprehension of a dull tourist season.

27 November, 2016
Separatists, Jammu and Kashmir, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Kashmir dispute, Farooq Abdullah

Separatists, opposition Press centre for talks

News By NOOR-UL-QAMRAIN

The recent shelling in the border areas in Jammu and Kashmir has brought the Hurriyat leadership and the opposition on the same page, with both parties exhorting India and Pakistan for a “result oriented dialogue”.

27 November, 2016
Mehbooba Mufti, Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah, Jammu and Kashmir, People’s Democratic Party

Farooq dares Delhi to take back PoK

News By NOOR-UL-QAMRAIN

‘Mehbooba Mufti has lost the moral authority to rule’.

27 November, 2016
Demonetisation, Kerala, economy, political parties, Cooperative movement, BJP, COM, LDF

Demonetisation intensifies tussle over cooperatives in Kerala

News By Santosh Kumar

Cooperative movement, the lifeline of Kerala economy, is often used by political parties to widen their bases.

27 November, 2016
Jammu and Kashmir, BSF, Handwara, security personnel, militants, infiltrators

Forces step up operations to nab infiltrators

News By NOOR-UL-QAMRAIN

Two security personnel and three militants were killed in a fresh spate of violence across Jammu and Kashmir as militants attacked a BSF convey in Handwara on Saturday.

27 November, 2016
Indian Muslim women, Muslim women entrepreneurs, religious extremism, Talat Ansari, Shehnai Marriage Bureau

Muslim women entrepreneurs against ‘religious extremism’

News By AREEBA FALAK

‘Islam does not ask women not to pursue their dreams’.

27 November, 2016
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