August 22, 2020 9:01 am
Efforts to address child marriage in India should be in consonance with the socio-economic realities that demand investment in education, welfare, and opportunities for women.
July 17, 2017 2:05 am
For a country that aims to be a regional power, the data on child nutrition confirms that the situation is abysmal. Save for Bihar, six of the seven states with the highest incidence of stunting, for example, are ruled by the BJP or the BJP and its allies – Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Meghalaya, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Bihar.
June 26, 2018 11:57 am
As per the latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4), 2015-16, rural Madhya Pradesh fares the worst in the country in menstrual health management, with only 26.4 per cent of women between the ages of 15 and 24 using hygienic methods.
April 24, 2014 1:16 am
Children’s issues get a meagre 11 per cent weightage in manifestos of top 10 parties: CRY study.
February 27, 2014 12:57 am
The state health department ruled out medical negligence.
February 12, 2014 12:24 am
State government releases latest malnutrition figures on the basis of survey under ICDS.
December 19, 2011 3:01 am
Under no circumstances will we keep the baby, says the mother of a pregnant girl,15,whose 17-year-old boyfriend is in a remand home and accused of rape
December 05, 2011 1:43 am
Presently,2,600 people are on second line drugs for HIV as they were critical despite taking medication.
May 31, 2011 1:47 am
With the world observing No Tobacco Day on May 31,medics have issued advisories to people to abstain from consumption of all forms of tobacco.
May 26, 2011 1:17 am
The team of researchers that described the patterns of India's missing girl children in a recent study published in The Lancet now hopes to widen its investigation to Indian communities living abroad.