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Rehabilitation of Elderly Persons

The Government has enacted the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007 which inter-alia makes maintenance of parents/senior citizens by children/relatives obligatory and justiciable through Tribunals; revocation of transfer of property made by senior citizens in case of neglect by children/relatives; penal

Akal Takht head appeals against drug abuse

The Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikhism, on Friday issued an appeal to the members of the Sikh community to ensure that drug abuse does not take place in their family, locality, village or neighbourhood. “I have issued an appeal to all Sikhs

Heavy rains kill 19 people in ‘one week’ in Gujarat

“Heavy rains have caused a total number of 19 deaths in the state since last week. Around 978 persons from across the state, primarily South Gujarat, have been evacuated to safety,” Manoj Kothari, Relief Commissioner, Gujarat, told to reporters on Thursday. As many as 19

World Population Day 11 July 2018

World Population Day, which seeks to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues, was established by the then-Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989, an outgrowth of the interest generated by the Day of Five Billion, which was observed

The role of men and boys in achieving gender equality

The 1995 Beijing Platform of Action underlined the indispensability of the contribution of men and boys to achieving gender equality. Recent years have witnessed considerable advances in women’s attainment of political and civil rights, but the implementation of full gender equality requires a profound shift

Mexican woman molested in Jaipur hotel

A General Manager of a five-star hotel here was arrested on charges of molesting a Mexican tourist, police said on Thursday. The alleged molestation took place in Hotel ITC Rajputana Sheraton Jaipur on Tuesday night. Deputy Commissioner of Police Vikas Pathak said accused Rishiraj Singh

Flood-Hit: Tripura seeks Army assistance

More and more areas submerged in flood-hit Tripura while Army jawans also swung into action to rescue people and transport them to safer places in the flood-hit areas of Tripura.. Although, Tripura CM ‘Biplab Kumar Deb’ on Thursday sought the Army’s assistance in rescue operations

The Importance And Significance Of NGOs In India: Kanan James

The contemporary society of India is in the pinnacle of development both in terms of infrastructure and economy but despite every good that’s happening around us, the perils of poverty, gender inequality, vulnerability doesn’t seem to throw off their weights anytime. The most adversely affected

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