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WCD Ministry releases manual for juveniles

WCD Ministry releases manual for juveniles

New Delhi, May 19 (UNI) The Ministry of Women and Child Development has developed a manual that will take into consideration the living conditions pertaining to the juveniles who are in observation homes or special homes or places of safety in terms of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015. Titled “Living conditions in Institutions for Children in conflict with Law”, the manual has been prepared on the Supreme Court directions dated February 5, 2016, in the matter of Re-inhuman conditions in 1382 prisons, WP (C) 406 of 2013, in which the apex court had directed the WCD ministry to prepare a manual similar to the Model Prison Manual being prepared by Home Affairs ministry. The objective of preparing the manual is to provide guidelines to the states/UTs and other stakeholders which will help them to establish institutions for children in conflict with law and providing appropriate institutional and rehabilitative services to them. It has been framed within the purview of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 and Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Model Rules, 2016. The manual puts in one place all aspects of the living conditions and other issues pertaining to children in observation homes, special homes and place of safety. It also lays down the processes to be followed by all stakeholders concerned while providing services to children. The manual will enable all duty bearers in these homes and place of safety to appreciate the importance of their role and contribute positively and proactively in the rehabilitation of children in conflict with law living in these institutions, an official release here said. UNI SD SNU 2043

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Right to privacy is Fundamental Right: SC

Right to privacy is Fundamental Right: SC

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24 Aug 2017 | 12:08 PM
Militant hideout busted, arms, ammunition recovered in Kashmir

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Srinagar, Aug 24 (UNI) Security forces today unearthed a militant hideout and recovered arms and ammunition in north Kashmir district of Bandipora, official sources said here.

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24 Aug 2017 | 11:48 AM
PRTC employees launch strike in Pondy

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24 Aug 2017 | 10:16 AM
China tells US that Pakistan's security concerns must be respected

China tells US that Pakistan's security concerns must be respected

BEIJING, Aug 24 (Reuters) The United States must value Pakistan's role in Afghanistan and respect its security concerns, China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi told US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone call, according to Chinese state media.

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24 Aug 2017 | 9:32 AM
Firefighters battle blaze at store in east London

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24 Aug 2017 | 8:58 AM
Civilians under greater threat as Raqqa fight intensifies: Amnesty

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BEIRUT, Aug 24 (Reuters) Amnesty International said on Thursday a US.-led coalition campaign to oust Islamic State from Syria's Raqqa had killed hundreds of civilians, and those remaining face greater risk as the fight intensifies in its final stages.

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24 Aug 2017 | 9:07 AM
Trump, McConnell 'united on many shared priorities' -White House

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WASHINGTON, Aug 24 (Reuters) US President Donald Trump and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell remain united on many priorities and will hold previously scheduled meetings after the August recess to discuss the issues with members of the congressional leadership and the Cabinet, the White House said on Wednesday.

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24 Aug 2017 | 9:16 AM
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