At least three children drowned while bathing in flood water in Delhi's Mukundpur on July 14. The children drowned in a ditch at a metro construction site after they jumped in it to have a bath. The mishap occurred around 3:00 in the afternoon. Soon after the incident, the trio were rushed to a hospital, where they were declared dead. Meanwhile, flood situation in low-lying area is under restoration.
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PM Narendra Modi saluted the spirit of children who refused to play with foreign toys, expressing the true spirit of "Atmanirbhar India". Addressing the ramparts on the 76th Independence Day, PM Narendra Modi said, " I have heard from countless families that 5-7-year-old children tell their parents that they do not want to play with foreign toys." Notably, Atmanirbhar Bharat has been a major initiative of the Indian Government.
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Kota Srinivas Poojary, Minister of Social Welfare and Backward Classes Welfare, stated government will enforce Karnataka Prohibition of Beggary Act, 1975, to eradicate begging. He stated youngsters are given narcotics and used for begging. "101 children who were involved in begging have been taken into custody by Directorate of Child Protection and they have been rehabilitated," said Poojary. He also stated individuals who abandon children to… read-more
New districts of Afghanistan were impacted by heavy rains, as 39 people have perished as a result of flash floods. Flash floods have claimed the lives of individuals in five provinces since July 5: Uruzgan (20), Ghazni (6), Nuristan (7), Paktya (3), and Zabul (3), with nine of them being children. Around 2,900 homes have been destroyed by the torrential rains, which have also affected daily life.
Tripura government has decided to readmit all students aged 6 to 14 who had to discontinue their education. The decision was taken after the education department performed a study that revealed 8,850 students in Grades 1 through 8 had dropped out due to closure of physical education classes because of Covid pandemic. As part of School Cholo Abhiyan, the department will embark on an inquiry to re-enroll all dropout children.
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Over 1.30 Lakh Schools Reformed As Part Of 'Operation Kayakalp,' 1.90 Crore Children Enroll In Schools: UP
"Operation Kayakalp," which is being carried out to upgrade the amenities in government schools, has modified more than 1.30 lakh schools. Since then, more than 1.90 crore kids have been enrolled in these council schools. The elementary, secondary, and higher education sectors have undergone significant improvements under the Adityanath administration, claims a government spokesperson. Children from low-income households who attend council… read-more
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Following terrible earthquake that struck southeast Afghanistan last week, at least 155 children have perished, according to report issued by United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs on June 26. The magnitude 6.0 earthquake that… read-more
Recently, reports of the Prosecutors General Office in Ukraine revealed that Ukraine's invasion of Russia destroyed hundreds of educational institutions in the nation. The officials said, bombing and shelling by Russian forces in Ukraine damaged and destroyed 2,061 educational institutions, Of the total, 213 institutions were completely destroyed, along with the killing of 339 children in Ukraine, and over 600 children were severely… read-more
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Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot said that his government is committed towards making the state free of offences against children. The offences against children include sexual violence, child marriage and child labour. He stated that the state government is running several schemes for the welfare of children. He further stated that besides ensuring education and social development, it is also the government's responsibility to provide protection to… read-more
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New draft guidelines have been issued for the welfare of children in the entertainment industry. The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights issued regulations with regards to children's participation in films, TV, reality shows, OTT, etc. According to the guidelines, children before three years of age cannot be allowed on shows except promotional programmes on breastfeeding and immunisation. Various rules governing their education… read-more