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JNU VC Santishree Pandit demands that dhaba owners abide by JNU rules

The varsity had eviction issued notices to 10 owners of dhabas, canteens and small shops on the campus late last month, demanding fines up to Rs 19 lakh

Published on 7th July 2022
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World Day Against Child Labour: Puducherry takes task of nabbing those indulging in child labour seriously

The Commissioner also informed that complaints regarding child labour can be filed in the labour department office

Published on 13th June 2022
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Kovai school headmaster and assistant headmaster booked for forcing Class III students to clean toilet 

A case has been registered against the two under the SC, ST Prevention of Atrocities Act and Juvenile Justice Act

Published on 5th April 2022
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Child labour in Kovai? Students were allegedly forced to sweep the classroom at a private school

When parents asked about being late, children said that class teachers forced them to sweep the classroom on a rotation basis after finishing school

Published on 4th April 2022
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Multi-pronged strategy in place to eliminate child labour: Labour Minister Bhupender Yadav

According to the data tabled late last week in the Karnataka State Assembly, 972 children were rescued from child labour between 2018 and 2020

Published on 14th March 2022
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Education is the key to social justice, empowerment: Amrita University confers honorary doctorates on Jeffrey Sachs and Kailash Satyarthi

The university also instituted a fellowship in the name of Jeffrey Sachs and a scholarship programme dedicated to an underprivileged child nominated by the Satyarthi Foundation

Published on 13th January 2022
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Six child labourers from Bihar rescued from bangle-making unit in Hyderabad 

The city police have been keeping an eye on places where children are taken as bonded labourers and are then forced to work in hazardous environments and industrial areas. 

Published on 6th January 2022
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Poverty plight: Afghanistan sees rise in number of children employed in hazardous jobs 

Afghanistan is considered the worst place to be a child, as 4 million children are out of school and 2 million are working as child labourers, as estimated by international organisations

Published on 30th December 2021
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AP's Krishna district admin to conduct survey, study the conditions of street children 

It was at a child welfare committee meeting, which the Joint Collector (Welfare) K Mohan Kumar was attending, that this announcement was made 

 

Published on 16th December 2021
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Students walk 3 km to school in Madikeri, KSCPCR Chairman gives 3 weeks time to appoint bus drivers

Students from several districts in the state aired their woes at a public hearing organised by the Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights

Published on 12th November 2021
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India's battle against child labour could last a century, child trafficking harder to track now, says Nodal director of Childline

The loss of employment for parents due to the COVID pandemic, clubbed with the closure of schools, have seen an unprecedented number of children being trafficked for labour

Published on 11th September 2021
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Around 46 child labourers rescued from Uttar Pradesh's Sultanpur by government officials

Assistant Labour Commissioner Nasir Khan said the rescued children were taken for medical examination. He said action is being taken against such establishments under the Labour Act

Published on 28th August 2021
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Learning lessons, not from textbook, but hard-knock life: The life of a child labourer in India

With the pandemic running into its second year, social workers said that financial situations in many rural families had worsened. Several parents were forced to send their wards to daily-wage works

Published on 27th August 2021
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Yogi govt launches campaign to check child labour

About 10,000 children and teenagers, including about 2,000 engaged in hazardous work, have been identified in the past five years

Published on 16th August 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: The thriller that gave us the line, 'I see dead people', was released 22 years ago today

In today's #TBT, we tell you about the release of the American supernatural psychological film The Sixth Sense, starring actor Bruce Willis. Here’s why it continues to be a fine film. Watched it yet?

Published on 2nd August 2021

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