Jharkhand  /  Published 06.08.20

Unicef official clears air on moms

A mother, who has tested positive for Covid-19, can safely breastfeed her newborn, experts have said. The question on whether a Covid-19 positive mother could breastfeed her newborn was put frequentl...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 29.07.20

Deep water: Recent floods in India

The devil often lies in the details. A recent report by Unicef on floods in India bears testimony to this adage. Unicef has found that out of six million people adversely affected by the torrential ra...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 22.05.20

Essentials for garden workers

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) has announced the extension of its collaboration with Unicef to support the delivery of essential hygiene products to tea plantation workers in Assam amid the lockdown...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

India  /  Published 04.09.19

Indian MPs stop Pakistan from raising Kashmir at Unicef meet

A parliamentary delegation from India thwarted Pakistan's attempt to raise the Kashmir issue at a Unicef event in Sri Lanka on Tuesday, asserting that it was India's internal matter.This came two days...
By The Telegraph and PTI in Colombo

India  /  Published 02.01.20

India highest contributor to babies born globally on New Year

India recorded the highest number of babies born worldwide on New Year's Day with the world's second most populous country registering an estimated 67,385 births out of the nearly 4,00,000 babies born...
By PTI in United Nations

India  /  Published 20.02.20

No country doing enough for children: UN report

India ranked 77th on a sustainability index that takes into account per capita carbon emissions and ability of children in a nation to live healthy lives and was placed 131st on a ranking that measure...
By PTI in United Nations

World  /  Published 14.12.18

Congo's 'miracle' baby beats Ebola

A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment centre just six days after birth is now recovered from the virus.Congo's health ministry calls the baby the youngest survivor in what is now the world's s...
By AP in Johannesburg

India  /  Published 02.06.20

'30 forms of abuse part of disciplining efforts in Indian households'

At least 30 different forms of physical and verbal abuse are reported as part of disciplining efforts by Indian households, according to a new study by UNICEF conducted in five states.The study 'Paren...
By PTI in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 15.11.18

Vaccine shame in time of statue pride

An impending price rise that is likely to raise India’s budget for a key vaccine by less than Rs 100 crore has prompted the government to seek an international donor’s help at a time it has built ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 29.05.20

Portal to aid 8 lakh students

A portal launched by the Assam government is expected to benefit over eight lakh students, from classes IX to XII, in around 4,373 government schools.The portal, developed by the department of element...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati


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