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Nobel Laureates get together for virtual summit on child rights

Nobel Laureates get together for virtual summit on child rights

New Delhi, Aug 26 (UNI) The activists and leaders from across the world, fighting for the rights of children, will come together to demand a fair share for the world's most marginalised children, during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, in a global virtual summit on September 9-10, the Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation (KSCF) announced on Wednesday.
The Laureates and Leaders for Children Summit, bringing together the Nobel laureates and leading international figures from every section of the society, to work together for the betterment of children, said a statement issued here by the KSCF.
The summit be a wake-up call for all governments that they must ensure all children, especially those most marginalised, are protected during and in the aftermath of the pandemic, as this pandemic could turn the clock back a decade or more on the progress made on child labour, education, and health for hundreds of millions of children.

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Fire breaks out in a PG hostel in Delhi

Fire breaks out in a PG hostel in Delhi

27 Sep 2023 | 11:15 PM

New Delhi, Sept 27 (UNI) A fire broke out in a PG girls' hostel in Delhiā€™s Mukherjee Nagar area on Wednesday evening, an official said.
According to the Delhi Fire Services official, five girls were rescued and a search operation was underway there. A total of 20 fire tenders were rushed to the site and brought the blaze under control. The fire started from an electric meter board installed near the staircase and spread to the upper floors of the building, which comprises a stilt plus ground and three floors, and a kitchen on the terrace.

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NIA counducts raids in six states to dismantle terror network

NIA counducts raids in six states to dismantle terror network

27 Sep 2023 | 9:53 PM

New Delhi, Sep 17 (UNI) In a crackdown on the Khalistani-gangster nexus, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday raided multiple locations in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi-NCR, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh.

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GMF condemns UN's side event on Manipur crisis

27 Sep 2023 | 9:48 PM

New Delhi, Sep 27 (UNI) The Global Manipur Federation (GMF), representing the global Manipuri diaspora on Wednesday "strongly" condemned the recent side event at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, saying "interference in India's internal affairs is unacceptable".

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CBI begins preliminary probe into Delhi CM's alleged residence scam

CBI begins preliminary probe into Delhi CM's alleged residence scam

27 Sep 2023 | 9:28 PM

New Delhi, Sep 27 (UNI) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday began a preliminary probe into alleged irregularities in the construction and renovation of the new residence of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, sources in the federal agency said.

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Supreme Court judge recuses from hearing Chandrababu Naidu's plea

Supreme Court judge recuses from hearing Chandrababu Naidu's plea

27 Sep 2023 | 7:35 PM

New Delhi, Sep 27 (UNI) A Supreme Court judge Justice S V N Bhatti on Wednesday recused himself from hearing former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu's petition seeking quashing of the FIR lodged against him in the alleged skill development scam case.

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