Updated : 3 weeks, 5 days ago IST
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Sept 26 (ANI): With an aim to spread awareness about child and woman's nutrition, Women and Child Development and Mission Shakti Department in collaboration with the UNICEF unveiled a mascot named 'Tikki Mausi' here on Thursday.
Updated : 4 weeks ago IST
New York [US], Sept 24 (ANI): Sixteen youth activists including India's Ridhima Pandey and Swedish Greta Thunberg on Monday filed an "official complaint" before the United Nations Committee demanding the organisation to order member states to take actions for protecting children from the "de
New York [USA], Sept 24 (ANI): United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Executive Director Henrietta Fore called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the 74th UN General Assembly session here on Monday.
Updated : 1 month ago IST
Texas [US], Sept 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday arrived Houston where he is scheduled to address 50,000 Indian diaspora at mega 'Howdy Modi' event.
New Delhi [India], Sept 19 (ANI): As much as 43 per cent of Indians have gained access to basic sanitation, while the practice of open defecation decreased by 47 per cent in the country between 2000 and 2017, says a WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) report.
Jakarta [Indonesia], Sept 18 (ANI): In a bid to curb child marriage in the country, Indonesia's parliament has revised its marriage law to lift the minimum age at which women can marry by three years to 19.
Updated : 1 month, 3 weeks ago IST
Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Aug 27 (ANI): With an aim to eliminate the menace of female foeticide in Jammu and Kashmir, 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign was launched in Udhampur on Monday.
Updated : 1 month, 4 weeks ago IST
Washington D.C. [UAE], Aug 24 (ANI): Days after a Pakistan minister called for the removal of Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra as the UN Goodwill Ambassador for Peace, Stephane Dujarric, spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General, has said that a Goodwill Ambassador retains the right to s
Updated : 2 months ago IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 22 (ANI): Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana has termed Priyanka Chopra "a very good representative of India" after her tweet praising the Indian Army caused ripples in Pakistan.
New Delhi (India), Aug 22 (ANI): Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut has come out in defence of fellow actor Priyanka Chopra who had in the past put out a tweet celebrating Indian army's attack on Pakistan.
Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 21 (ANI): Pakistan Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari has urged the UNICEF to remove actor Priyanka Chopra as the UN Goodwill Ambassador for publicly endorsing Indian government's position on Jammu and Kashmir.
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
New York [US], Aug 14 (ANI): Highlighting a sharp increase in grave violations against children in Mali, the United Nations Children Fund on Tuesday said more than 150 children were killed and 75 were injured in the first half of 2019 in the war-ravaged nation.