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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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Heavy rain expected over Northeast India for next 2 days: IMD

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22 Feb 2024 | 3:30 PM

New Delhi, Feb 22 (UNI) An intense rainfall spell with isolated heavy falls is likely to continue over Northeast India for the next 2 days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday.

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PM Modi hails cabinet decision for increasing sugarcane prices; calls it  'historic'

PM Modi hails cabinet decision for increasing sugarcane prices; calls it 'historic'

22 Feb 2024 | 2:55 PM

New Delhi, Feb 22 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hailed the cabinet decision for hiking sugarcane prices and said, "This step will benefit the crores of our sugarcane producing farmers".

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BJP imposing financial terrorism against Congress: Venugopal

BJP imposing financial terrorism against Congress: Venugopal

22 Feb 2024 | 2:20 PM

New Delhi, Feb 22 (UNI) The Indian National Congress on Thursday accused the BJP government of "stealing its money from the banks" and imposing "financial terrorism" against the grand old party.

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CBI searches house of ex-J&K governor Satya Pal Malik

CBI searches house of ex-J&K governor Satya Pal Malik

22 Feb 2024 | 2:06 PM

New Delhi, Feb 22 (UNI) Centre Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conducted a search operation on Thursday at the premises of former Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik in connection with the alleged corruption in awarding the contract for the Rs 2,200-crore civil work for the Kiru Hydro Power Project in Kishtwar in 2019.

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Cabinet approves extension of women safety scheme till 2026

Cabinet approves extension of women safety scheme till 2026

22 Feb 2024 | 8:49 AM

New Delhi, Feb 22 (UNI) The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the extension of the women’s safety scheme till 2026 to strengthen security with timely intervention and prevention of crimes against women.

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