In 3.5 years of Yogi govt, Encephalitis deaths reduced by 95%, CM says it can be wiped out in another 2 years
The BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur, which used to see 500-600 cases of hospitalization of children afflicted with Encephalitis in the month of August since the last 40 years, has now seen only 86 cases in August this year.
‘Priyanka Chopra has the right to speak in personal capacity’: UNICEF rubbishes Pakistan’s petition to have her removed as Ambassador
UNICEF said that Priyanka Chopra retains the right to speak in her personal capacity on issues concerning her
Study by UNICEF reveals considerable reduction in groundwater and soil contamination due to Swachh Bharat Mission
UNICEF and Gates Foundation praise Modi's Swachh Bharat Mission for its success in reducing groundwater and soil contamination
UN credits IMD's pinpoint accuracy early warning system for successfully achieving this feat
Sanitation coverage in the country has increased from almost 40 percent to nearly 90 percent after the Swachh Bharat Mission was launched.
The mission is winning accolades for openly talking about a subject that was a taboo till recently
UN report says India’s infant mortality rates lowest in five years, four-fold decline in gender gap in girl child survival
UNICEF's India chief says countrywide efforts in healthcare, newborn care and immunisation has been instrumental in bringing down infant death rates in the country.
The planned target of Swachh Bharat Mission is to make India 100% Open Defecation Free by October 2019
UNICEF India praises Yogi govt for immunising every child in the state against Japanese Encephalitis
The Dastak programme was launched in collaboration with the UNICEF to help eradicate Japanese Encephalitis from the state
UNICEF report brings good news, but still India needs to do a lot to prevent child marriage
‘Comedian’ Agrima Joshua, who calls herself ‘feminist’, passes offensive sexual comments against woman due to political differences
Agrima Joshua had earlier found herself in a controversy after insulting the Shivaji Maharaj memorial during a performance.
Gaya Police has arrested Mohammad Parvez Mansoori for campaigning on a Buffalo for the upcoming Bihar Assembly Elections.
Game over for India Today? CBI registers FIR in TRP Scam after UP Govt recommends probe based on private complaint
CBI has registered an FIR to investigate the TRP scam after a private complaint was registered in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
Paris beheading case: Victim Samuel Paty to be conferred France’s highest order, mosque to be shut down
Days after the history teacher beheading by a radical Islamist in Paris, the French govt has decided to confer the highest order of merit Legion d'Honneur posthumously.
Government and Policy
‘Lockdown over but Coronavirus still here’: As PM Modi rings warning bell ahead of festive season, here are key takeaways from his address
In his 12-minute address, PM Modi urged people to maintain caution and wear masks while stepping out of their homes
After Chinese phones blocking weather data for Arunachal and Ladakh, now Twitter shows Leh as part of China
Security analyst Nitin A Gokhale found that Twitter has labelled Leh in Ladakh as part of People's Republic of China (PRC)
During 26/11 Mumbai attack, Param Bir Singh refused to be on ground and take on terrorists, then Mumbai CP Hasan Gafoor had said
Hasan Gafoor, who was the Mumbai Commissioner of Police during the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, had accused senior police officials, including Param Bir Singh of not taking on the terrorists.
In 2012 ‘out of town’ Salman Khan partied with Parambir Singh in Mumbai on day Bandra cops could not serve him Court summons for...
As reported by Mid-Day in 2012, Salman Khan and Parambir Singh were both found attending a Christmas party hosted by Sunny Dewan and his wife Anu Dewan in Mumbai. This when the Bandra cops claimed Khan was not in town.
Anti-Trump legal analyst of CNN and The New Yorker contributor suspended after masturbating on Zoom call
Jeffrey Toobin has offered an apology for masturbating on the Zoom video call and said that he thought he had put the video and audio on mute.
UK: 37-year-old paedophile named Rehan Baig jailed for raping chickens to death while his wife filmed it
Rhan Baig's wife had also joined him in the videos and at one point he alternated between having sex with his wife and the chickens.