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India averted deaths of 1 mn under-5 children: Journal

Health
NEW DELHI:  Days after the government announced a decline in Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) to 34 per 1,000 live births in 2016 from 37 per 1,000 live births in 2015, scientific journal Lancet on Tuesday in a study supported it, though it said India has avoided about 1 million deaths of children under the age of five since 2005.

111569 children went missing in India in 2016: report

Punjabi Politics
NAKODAR: According to crime report in India 2016 prepared by the National Crime Records Bureau, Ministry of Home Affairs. There was a total of 111569 Missing Children (Below 18 Years) in India during 2016; out of which 48162 were Unrecovered/Untraced Missing Children from Previous years and 63407 were Missing Children during 2016. Out of these 111569 Missing Children (Below 18 Years) during 2016, 70394 were female and 41175 were male.

`JAANI DUSHMAN` – a film to generate awareness among children about the nefarious designs of anti -social , criminal elements, released by Prof. B S Ghuman, Vice-Chancellor of Punjabi University

Punjabi Politics
To create awareness among the children about activities of criminal elements of society, Punjabi Telefilm `Jaani Dushman`  ( Blue Whale ) was released today by Sh. B S Ghuman, Hon'ble  Vice Chancellor at the  Punjabi University, Patiala ( Pb).

Navjot Singh Sidhu exhorts children to popularise Punjabi culture in world by dint of their talent

Punjabi Politics
"The children are the future of the nation and their immense talent as well as potentialities must be tapped in adequate measure in order to ensure that they leave indelible footprints on the sands of time." These views were expressed by the Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister, Punjab, Mr. Navjot Singh Sidhu here today at Punjab Kala Bhawan on the eve of a cultural programme for children belonging to the orphanages of Punjab and Chandigarh organized by the Tourism and Cultural Affairs Department in league with Punjab Kala Parishad.