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35 child abuse cases in 18 months in Pondy

35 child abuse cases in 18 months in Pondy

Puducherry, Nov 12 (UNI) As many as 35 children faced sexual harassment in Puducherry in the past 18 months, Child Rights officials said here on Monday.

While talking to media persons, Child Rights and Protection Board chairperson Devipriya and Managing Director of Pondicherry Multi Purpose Social Service Society (PMSSS) Joseph Armaiselvam said that the PMSSS is running a child line scheme to protect the children and its toll free number 1098 received 2852 calls from March 2017 to September 2018.

Of this, 35 calls were of sexual harassment which was handled and FIR filed. As many as 8 child marriages were prevented and 107 children rescued from atrocities against them, they added.

The child line created awareness to 13110 school children and public last year about child rights and protection. Food,Dress,Shelter and Education are the basic rights of children and the child line is striving to ensure these, they said adding that child shelters here were examined and reports sent to the National Child Rights protection Board.

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TN Transport Min walks to spread road safety awareness

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16 Jun 2019 | 4:56 PM

Hyderabad, Jun 16 (UNI) Telangana Transport Minister Vemula Prashanth Reddy on Sunday took part in a two-km walk, organised by KIMS Hospital, Secunderabad here, to spread awareness about road safety, in order to curb traffic and bring down a number of accidents in the state.

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TS Transport Min walks to spread road safety awareness

16 Jun 2019 | 4:49 PM

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Hyderabad, Jun 16 (UNI) Telangana Transport Minister Vemula Prashanth Reddy on Sunday took part in a two-km walk, organised by KIMS Hospital, Secunderabad here, to spread awareness about road safety, in order to curb traffic and bring down a number of accidents in the state.

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Notorious criminal brutally murdered in AP

16 Jun 2019 | 4:49 PM

Vijayawada, Jun 16 (UNI) A notorious criminal was brutally murdered by unidentified miscreants in the wee hours on Sunday at loco shed in town area.

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Rule of law not being practiced in Pondy: Anbazhagan

16 Jun 2019 | 4:25 PM

Puducherry, Jun 16 (UNI) AIADMK legislature party leader A Anbazhagan on Sunday charged that the rule of law is not being practiced in Puducherry.

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Bhatti wards off Andhra CM from attending Kaleswaram inauguration programme

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16 Jun 2019 | 4:23 PM

Hyderabad, Jun 16 (UNI) Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Bhatti Vikramarka on Sunday urged Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy not to attend the inauguration programme of Kaleswaram Lift Irrigation Project, scheduled to be held on June 21.

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