Jharkhand  /  Published 02.02.21

WHO to probe misplaced vaccine cases

Surveillance medical officer of WHO in Daltonganj, Walema Devgam, UNICEF regional coordinator Manish Priyadarshi and district programme manager health Deepak Kumar will hold a joint inquiry into the a...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Calcutta  /  Published 21.11.20

Calcutta sites #Goblue for child rights

The Covid pandemic raging across the globe has made it necessary for everyone — adults and children alike — to wear masks. But being masked does not mean one should be muted. “Child...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 21.11.20

Assam children prepare manifesto

Over 4,000 children from 17 districts of Assam have recommended political parties to include promises like affordable and accessible education, protection from violence and gender equality in their ma...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 22.10.20

Share food campaign this Puja

The state child rights commission, in association with puja committees, will spread awareness in the city on sharing food this festive season. The campaign, “Share Your Food”, is a joint ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 01.09.20

Fine balance: Prioritizing education

Inequalities must not become the new normal. Restrictions to check the pandemic have led to the closure of schools and colleges, kindling the demand for education to go online. This, in turn, has give...
By The Editorial Board


Jharkhand  /  Published 07.08.20

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

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


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