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Kareena Kapoor Khan keeps it simple yet elegant at UNICEF event

The actor opted for a beige midi dress, and like always, looked absolutely gorgeous.

2.9 million children in India miss first dose of measles vaccine: UNICEF

India, with its large annual birth cohort of 25 million, is followed by Pakistan and Indonesia - 1.2 million each, and Ethiopia 1.1 million, it said, adding that the situation is "critical" in low and middle-income countries.

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Climate change threatens 19 million Bangladesh childrens' lives, future: UNICEF report

The report says that because of the impact of climate, families across Bangladesh, a low-lying delta nation crisscrossed by more than 130 rivers, have migrated to big cities from villages after losing their livelihoods to increasing salinity in arable land, flooding, or river bank erosion.

India to welcome 69,944 babies on New Year's Day: UNICEF

An estimated 3,95,072 babies, including 69,944 babies in India, will be born around the world on New Year's Day, the UNICEF said. Of those, a quarter will be born in South Asia alone, it added.

Flaws in Gujarat scheme to reduce girl dropouts: Unicef-IIM-A report

‘Vidya Lakshmi Yojana, under which girls who enroll in class I receive a bond of Rs 2,000, fails to define beneficiaries, has glaring discrepancies’.

Organiser to submit report on boy cleaning toilet at UNICEF event

The Indian Express had Wednesday reported that the boy had been cleaning the washroom and loading and unloading water canisters during the event, attended by UNICEF’s India representative, NCERT’s national director, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and hundreds of children.

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At UNICEF Children’s Day, 13-year-old skips school to clean toilets

Feeling left out from all the excitement inside, the boy said: “Mujhe accha nahin lag raha hai."

India to host global meet on maternal child health in December: UNICEF

The Forum will be hosted by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in collaboration with the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) this December.

UNICEF praises PM Modi for 'investing' political time in health, sanitation issues

"The prime minister invested political time and effort and what it meant was people began picking up that story. They want to do it for Mahatma Gandhi, for their country and they felt pride in it," UNICEF Exec Director Henrietta Fore said.

Professionalise sanitation in India: UNICEF

While delivering her keynote speech at an event at the National Stock Exchange (NSE) in Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), Fore said young entrepreneurs must invest in the field of sanitation.

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Kareena Kapoor dazzles in white at the UNICEF launch

Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan was in the capital on Thursday (September 4) to launch the UNICEF Child friendly schools and systems package.

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