Updated : 1 year, 10 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 1 (ANI): Prediction of the United Nations about India to be the world's most populous country in the 21st century may soon turn into a reality as the nation is likely to produce as many as 69,944 babies on New Year's Day. Globally, around 18 per cent of total baby bir
New Delhi [India], Dec 18 (ANI): People residing in the national capital woke up to a foggy morning on Tuesday with the minimum and maximum temperatures touching seven Degrees Celsius, and 22 Degree Celsius -- two notches below -- the season's average. Moreover, the temperature during the
New Delhi [India], Dec 16 (ANI): Around 30 million babies are born too soon, too small or become sick each year and need speacialised care to survive, reveals a new report by a global coalition that includes United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and World Health
Washington [USA], Dec 11 (Sputnik/ANI): More than 4 million people have been displaced by the five year-long conflict in South Sudan, with 15,000 children still missing or separated from their families, the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) said in a statement on Wednesday.
Updated : 1 year, 11 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Nov 14 (ANI): Asian Games gold-medallist sprinter Hima Das has been appointed as the first ever youth ambassador of United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) India.
Updated : 1 year, 12 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 3 (ANI): For more than a decade, Priyanka Chopra has been actively working as a Goodwill Ambassador of United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF).
Updated : 2 years, 2 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 24 (NewsVoir): The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is making a USD 600,000 (Rs. 4.20 crore approx.) grant to UNICEF to help strengthen relief and rehabilitation efforts in the southern Indian state of Kerala, which has been ravaged by the worst floods in almost
New Delhi [India], Aug 4 (ANI): Infant mortality is one of India's most persistent health concerns. It is a well-established fact that breastfeeding reduces child mortality and has health benefits that extend well into adulthood.
Updated : 2 years, 3 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): According to United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organization (WHO), around 78 million babies or three in every five are not breastfed within the first hour of the birth, putting them at a higher risk of death and disease and making them
Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], Jul 5 (ANI): Ranchi Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Shyamanand Mandal said the two nuns of the Missionaries of Charity, who were arrested earlier in the day on charges of child trafficking, sold four babies.
Updated : 2 years, 4 months ago IST
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], June 19 (ANI): The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), otherwise known as the Global Goals, are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 13 (ANI): On the occasion of World Day Against Child Labour, child rights organisations collectively raised concern about the protection of child artists in the entertainment industry.