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UNFPA India chief, two others accused of harassment

February 17, 2018 10:45 am

In a letter to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, the complainant alleged that she was harassed for providing “evidence of misconduct by UNFPA staff, including religious intolerance, conspiracies on sexual harassment” at workplace.

Five-day programme on youth and peace building begins in Chandigarh

October 04, 2017 6:11 am

Delivering the keynote address at the inaugural ceremony Dr MM Goel, Director, RGNIYD, said that the youth needs to be empowered to create a smart future.

Re-skilling skill development

May 23, 2015 12:53 am

Rigorous evaluations are needed to ensure vocational training results in desirable outcomes in terms of jobs and wages.

India’s child sex ratio worsened in last 60 yrs: UN

July 23, 2014 2:21 am

States like Punjab and Haryana, which had low ratios, showed improvement

1,800 judicial officers, 795 prosecutors sensitised on PCPNDT Act

May 03, 2014 4:26 am

A second edition of the same was released on International Women’s Day (March 8) this year.

Child marriageto be highlighted on International Day of girl child

October 11, 2012 4:35 am

About 47 per cent of women aged between 20-24,surveyed in the National Family Health Survey—3 shows that they were married before turning 18.

Orthopaedic study conducted

October 03, 2012 3:50 am

With the increasing number of accidents in Pune,the Sancheti Institute in collaboration with McMaster University,Canada,recently concluded a study to evaluate the characteristics and treatment of patients with fractures presenting to the emergency department across hospitals in India.

Act that made life tough for vendors of death

June 27, 2012 1:46 am

342 cases were filed in Maharashtra since the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act came into force in 2003

PC-PNDT: UNFPA calls for assessment of advisory panels

June 09, 2012 12:58 am

The skewed sex ratio in Maharashtra and the unearthing of foetuses in Beed district have prompted the United Nations Population Fund to call for a rapid assessment of the functioning of the Pre-Conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques Act district advisory committees.