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Blow to India's corona efforts as ASHA-workers go on strike

07 Aug 2020

Blow to India's corona efforts as ASHA-workers go on strike

ASHA workers, who bridge the gap between India's porous healthcare system and the needy, have had enough of government's neglect, and have decided to go on a two-day strike from August 7.

Popular government healthcare schemes you need to know about

16 Jan 2020

Popular government healthcare schemes you need to know about

Lack of access to proper healthcare is a major problem in India, and to address the issue, the government has introduced many healthcare schemes over the years.

Cousins, who wanted to marry one another, thrashed in Andhra

17 Aug 2019

Cousins, who wanted to marry one another, thrashed in Andhra

A disturbing incident has been reported from Andhra Pradesh. A minor Dalit girl and her 20-year-old cousin, named Sai Kiran, were allegedly thrashed by a village elder as they wanted to marry each other.

As Anganwadis struggle, MP government spends money on ministers' bungalows

13 Jul 2019

As Anganwadis struggle, MP government spends money on ministers' bungalows

The Madhya Pradesh government, run by Congress leader Kamal Nath, has its priorities straight and Anganwadis don't make the cut.

This Sikkim IAS officer launched project to adopt, transform villages

25 Mar 2019

This Sikkim IAS officer launched project to adopt, transform villages

Until three years ago, Rongbul, a small village in South Sikkim, suffered from various problems, including irregular power supply, lack of government school teachers, and no development among others.

Government not planning to replace take-home rations with packaged-nutrients: WCD

14 Dec 2018

Government not planning to replace take-home rations with packaged-nutrients: WCD

The government is not planning to replace the existing take-home rations and supplementary nutrition to packaged nutrients at anganwadis, the Lok Sabha was told today.

Anganwadi worker sacked for having three kids, moves Bombay HC

29 Sep 2018

Anganwadi worker sacked for having three kids, moves Bombay HC

An Anganwadi worker in Maharashtra has approached the Bombay HC challenging the state government's decision to dismiss her from the job for having more than two children and thus, not adhering to its "Small Family" Rules.

WCD launches a toll-free helpline to address nutrition queries

27 Aug 2018

WCD launches a toll-free helpline to address nutrition queries

A toll-free helpline was launched today to address queries associated with nutrition and malnutrition, a major area of concern in the country, a Women and Child Development official said.

Telangana: 11 minor girls rescued from brothels, 11 traffickers arrested

31 Jul 2018

Telangana: 11 minor girls rescued from brothels, 11 traffickers arrested

Eleven minor girls have been rescued from brothels in a Telangana town and eight traffickers, including six women arrested.

Andhra Pradesh: Gamble-addict man tries selling family for Rs. 6.5L

29 Jun 2018

Andhra Pradesh: Gamble-addict man tries selling family for Rs. 6.5L

An Andhra Pradesh man, addicted to alcohol and gambling, sold his wife and children to settle his debts, but the family was thankfully rescued.