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'Impress Saraswati…’: BJP leader's strange tips for students | Video

The former cabinet minister was at an event in Haldwani on Tuesday to commemorate the International Day of the Girl Child.

Screengrab from the video. (ANI)
Updated on Oct 12, 2022 01:24 PM IST
By | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

67% girls in urban slums didn't attend online classes during 1st lockdown

The states were selected using a composite measure, including metrics such as incidence of Covid-19, child sex ratio, women getting married before 18 years, annual dropout ratio and women aged between 15 and 24 years using hygienic methods during the menstrual cycle.

Representational image(AFP File Photo)
Published on Mar 03, 2022 06:22 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi

Stray dogs attack minor girl in Bhopal, captured on CCTV

The girl received injuries on her head and face and has been admitted to government-run Hamidia Hospital.

In the clip, five dogs were seen charging at the girl while she was running away in panic after being chased.
Updated on Jan 02, 2022 03:53 PM IST
PTI | , Bhopal

International Day of the Girl Child: History, importance, and how to contribute

International Day of the Girl Child: This year, the UN urges the world to bridge the gender digital divide that exists in diverse skills and jobs – a challenge that society is increasingly facing due to the prevailing coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.

International Day of the Girl Child (File Photo / REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 11, 2021 07:22 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Man angry at wife for birthing girl pushes her, 2 kids into a well, one dies

Yadav, who fled from the spot, has been charged with murder and attempt to murder and a hunt was on for him, Singh said.

His eight-year-old daughter died, while the woman and her three-month-old daughter were rescued by villagers who heard their cries,
Updated on Jun 07, 2021 11:29 AM IST
PTI | , Chhatarpur

Man kills 3 daughters after birth of fourth

The man, identified as Rasik Solanki, hanged himself outside his house after killing his daughters, said police inspector M C Chudasama.

The man struggled to make ends meet and would occasionally serve as a Gram Rakshak Dal (GRD) jawan for local police on a fixed honorarium. (HT file)
Updated on Dec 19, 2019 01:12 AM IST
Junagadh, Gujarat | ByPress Trust of India

New born girl child ‘sold’ for 10,000, Ghaziabad police takes up investigation

The FIR against the suspected couple was lodged at Vijay Nagar police station on September 11 upon complaint by a resident of Crossings Republik.

A couple who is a parent of a boy and four girls sold their new born girl child.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Sep 15, 2019 10:37 AM IST
HIndustan Times, Ghaziabad | By

To promote girl child, Delhi govt plans award

The award will be given by Delhi’s Pre Conception, Pre-Natal Diagnostics Techniques (PC-PNDT) cell to motivate families and boost the sex ratio in Delhi, which stood at 902 females born against every 1,000 males in 2016.

In India, there are just 919 females children between the ages of 0 and 6 for every 1,000 males of the same age, according to Census 2011 data.(Picture for representation)
Published on Mar 13, 2019 01:38 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Bengal couple held for killing girl child, neighbours allege it is ‘third’

Neighbours alleged that two more girls were killed in the past by Manikumar Biswas and his wife, Rani.

Neighbours alleged that two more girls were killed in the past by Manikumar Biswas and his wife, Rani.(iStockphoto)
Updated on Jan 22, 2019 07:54 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Midnapore | ByKoushik Dutta

Death of girl child: Two Bathinda cops suspended

The child had died during treatment at a private hospital in Bathinda on Thursday. Her family alleged that she died as she fell down and suffered injuries in the melee when the cops had come to arrest three women accused of extortion, including the girl’s mother Asha Rani, on July 20.

(Representative photo)
Updated on Jul 27, 2018 11:35 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bathinda | By

Maharashtra woman kills 10-month-old son as she wanted ‘girl child’

The woman initially filed a complaint with the police following her son’s disappearance. It was later revealed during questioning that she killed her 10-month-old child.

The accused told the police she already has an elder son and was expecting a daughter which was the reason behind committing the act.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jun 25, 2018 11:56 PM IST
Press Trust of India, Aurangabad | ByPress Trust of India

To celebrate girl child, Rajasthan govt to develop parks

In a first of its kind project in the country, the state government plans to develop Beti Gaurav Udhyan (BGU) to promote the girl child in Rajasthan

According to the 2011 census, there are 888 females per 1,000 males in Rajasthan.(HT File)
Updated on May 01, 2018 10:11 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By
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