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.
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.
JALANDHAR: With the enrollment of around 7354 students till now the pre-primary classes launched by the Punjab government on the November 14 last year in all the government primary schools has proved to be a huge success in the district.
NOIDA: Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi, who has travelled to different countries to fight for children's rights, feels India is going through an "epidemic" situation where no child is safe even inside their houses. This, he says, needs immediate attention.
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).
"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.
ALIGARH: Free heart surgeries will be available for children with congenital defects at the Aligarh Muslim University's (AMU) Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) after the varsity signed a deal with a British charity.
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The pre-school children of Innokids in Innocent Hearts(G.M.T. Loharan and Royal World School) celebrated “Teddy’s Day Out” for which they each brought their teddys from home and learnt to share them with their friends. The enthusiasm of the kids concerning their Teddys was worth watching.
Punjab's Health and Family Welfare Minister Sh. Brahm Mohindra here today informed that the ongoing Measles-Rubella vaccination campaign received a major boost today crossing coverage of 20,00,000 children with the vaccine.