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How Department of Posts helped missing woman reunite with family
India

How Department of Posts helped missing woman reunite with family

A woman who went missing three years ago from a remote area in Bihar's Madhubani was reunited with her family, thanks to the Department of Posts (DoP).
Gujarat bans PUBG in schools 'due to adverse-effects on studies'
India

Gujarat bans PUBG in schools 'due to adverse-effects on studies'

PUBG has taken the country by storm, but instances like a fitness trainer losing mental balance after playing the game has dealt a blow to its reputation.
Madhya Pradesh: 10-year-old boy, who consumed poison, was hungry
India

Madhya Pradesh: 10-year-old boy, who consumed poison, was hungry

The National Commission of Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has found the 10-year-old tribal boy, who consumed insecticide in Madhya Pradesh's Ratlam district, was hungry.
Starving child drinks insecticide in MP, NCPCR sends team
India

Starving child drinks insecticide in MP, NCPCR sends team

A tribal child in Madhya Pradesh's Ratlam district reportedly consumed insecticide out of hunger, prompting the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) to set up an inquiry into the matter.
Calcutta HC orders appointment of counselors in all schools
India

Calcutta HC orders appointment of counselors in all schools

In a step towards raising awareness of child sexual abuse, the Calcutta High Court today directed authorities to appoint counselors in about 1 lakh educational institutions in West Bengal to help safeguard students against sexual violation.
Government child helpline appears in pornographic content, lewd calls received
India

Government child helpline appears in pornographic content, lewd calls received

A government toll-free number for reporting child sexual assault cases has been suspended temporarily after it appeared in pornographic content search, and calls seeking sexual services were received, a senior NCPCR official said.
Assam woman beaten, stripped, tonsured for protesting child marriage
India

Assam woman beaten, stripped, tonsured for protesting child marriage

A woman in Assam was beaten up and her clothes were torn apart for protesting the marriage of her minor son to a teenage girl.
Mumbai: 9-year-old molested by grandfather right before her heart surgery
Mumbai

Mumbai: 9-year-old molested by grandfather right before her heart surgery

In a gut-wrenching incident, a nine-year-old girl, who was admitted to a South Mumbai hospital for heart surgery, was allegedly molested by her grandfather, just a day before the surgery.
This game could prevent children from online suicide challenges
Science

This game could prevent children from online suicide challenges

A new game has been launched to prevent children and teenagers from acting under the influence of online suicide challenges.

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