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India elected to four key bodies of UN ECOSOC

India was elected to four key bodies of the United Nations’ Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC). India was elected to these bodies during ECOSOC’s coordination and management meeting held at UN headquarters in New York, United States (US) by acclamation i.e. form of election that does not use a ballot. Four key subsidiary bodies ..

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Bharti Airtel partners with UNICEF to provide education content in Africa

Indian telecom giant Bharti Airtel Limited has partnered with United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to provide health, education and youth-focussed content to its customers in 17 African countries. In this regard, Bharti Airtel limited and UNICEF have signed partnership agreement. Partnership between them aims to improve African population’s access to health and education-related information from ..

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Kerela’s shocking Child Marriage figures

A recent report by UNICEF has brought-out shocking statistics about the most literate state of the country- Kerela. The report suggests an apparent rise in rate of child marriages in the state. The trend which is more prominent in the rural parts than the urban areas, has been quite alarming. Kerela has always scored well ..

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Deadly Ebola Virus detected in Guinea

The deadly Ebola virus detected in the samples of a viral hemorrhagic fever that has killed more than 50 people in the West African nation of Guinea marked the first ever human outbreak of the disease in the country. There are fears that the virus may have been spread across the border into Sierra Leone. ..

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Union Ministry issued food safety guidelines for ICDS

The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development issued food safety and hygiene guidelines to prevent contamination of supplementary nutrition provided to pregnant women and children under the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) scheme. Operational Guidelines for Food Safety and Hygiene in ICDS While cooking and serving food, the anganwadi workers and helpers are not ..

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