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Children orphaned due to COVID-19 distributed relief

According to the District Child Protection Unit, a total of 431 children who lost at least one parent have been identified

Published on 25th September 2021

Schools in Kerala to re-open in staggered manner from November 1, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan

To ensure protection and safety of children attending the classes, the Health and Education Ministers would be convening a high-level meeting on Thursday

Published on 23rd September 2021

No more support under Ashirbad scheme for COVID orphans from September 15, says Odisha government

Children who are orphaned after September 15 will be identified by district child protection officers and either put under institutional care or provided sponsorship schemes

Published on 14th September 2021

Chennai's DCPU to set up ward-level network for better protection of children

The volunteers of the proposed network will be easy points of access for everyone living in the nearby areas and will pass information to the District Child Protection Officer

Published on 4th September 2021

Four teenagers in Nagaland's Tening village rescue two 'vulnerable' leopard cubs 

The officials of Nagaland Zoological Park and Peren forest officials have taken necessary steps for specialised care and protection of the cubs

Published on 24th August 2021

Researchers create novel vaccine formulation for the widespread form of TB

Bacillus Calmette-Guerin is widely used as a vaccine against tuberculosis but has variable protection against neonatal and adult pulmonary TB

Published on 22nd August 2021

Researchers join hands to develop air sanitisation system to contain airborne diseases 

The aim of this joint research is to develop a robust low-cost bio-aerosol protection system to contain airborne diseases in indoor environments for the Indian subcontinent

Published on 15th August 2021

Dalit girl rape: High Court to hear PIL for FIR against Rahul Gandhi for disclosing the identity of the minor

The plea also seeks initiation of appropriate legal action against Gandhi by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights

Published on 11th August 2021

WhatsApp head blasts Apple over its tools to curb child abuse

According to 9to5 Mac, an internal memo by Sebastian Marineau-Mes, a software vice president at Apple, acknowledged that the new child protections have some people "worried about the implications"

Published on 7th August 2021

Experts say larger population surveys required for understanding of COVID-19 antibody response

Experts also suggest that the presence of antibodies does not guarantee 100 per cent protection against COVID-19 infection

Published on 24th July 2021
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UP Professor held for putting up a 'derogatory' Facebook post against Smriti Irani 

Refusing to grant Ali protection from arrest, Justice J J Munir said there was no material on record to show that the professor's account was hacked

Published on 21st July 2021

Kerala police launches 'Pink Protection' for safety of women

The 'Pink Protection' project aims to prevent dowry-related issues, cyberbullying and humiliation in public places

Published on 19th July 2021

Government school teacher reports prehistoric rock art site in Telangana's Jogulamba Gadwal

Over the last few years, KTC has discovered various rock art sites across Telangana but rues the lack of interest in their protection by the Telangana government's Department of Heritage

Published on 3rd July 2021

Over 2,000 children in Delhi lost either one or both parents to COVID-19, finds survey 

According to the survey carried out by the Delhi Commission For Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR), a total of 651 children lost their mothers and 1,311 children lost their fathers to the infection

Published on 30th June 2021

Andhra CM spreads awareness on women's safety application

The application called Disha has been launched to provide better security and protection to citizens, mainly women

Published on 29th June 2021

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