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Adequate nutrition, positive environment key to child’s development: VP

Adequate nutrition, positive environment key to child’s development: VP

New Delhi, Sep 4 (UNI) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday called for a well-strategised collective action on multiple fronts to ensure well-being of young children for India to take full advantage of our demographic dividend.
"Child development should be the foundation of our development architecture," the Vice President said while releasing 'The State of Young Child in India' report, a comprehensive account of the challenges related to early child development in India.
Appreciating the report prepared by Mobile Creches, a policy advocacy organisation working with under-privileged children across India, he said such reports helped in policy formulation by developing greater understanding of the shortcomings and urgent needs of the children. He also appreciated the publisher Taylor & Francis Group for making the digital copy of report freely available for everyone.

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New Delhi, Jan 28 (UNI) Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar expressed satisfaction at the functioning of 29 Centres of Excellence in 12 States as part of the Indo-Israel Agriculture Project and said that 150 villages around these Centres would be converted into Villages of Excellence with technical assistance from Israel.

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Not against recognition of spousal sexual violence: Men Welfare Trust to Delhi High Court

29 Jan 2022 | 12:00 AM

New Delhi, Jan 28 (UNI) Men Welfare Trust, one of the parties in the marital rape case, while making its rejoinder submissions before the Delhi High Court on Friday, said that the entity it represented, was not against the recognition of spousal sexual violence.

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Resumption of intellectual debate in Parliament, Assemblies is the need of the hour: Supreme Court

28 Jan 2022 | 11:38 PM

New Delhi, Jan 28 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Friday said that Parliamentand Assemblies are becoming insensitive places and to get out of such a hopeless situation, it was necessary to take corrective steps towards restoring the dignity and standard of intellectual debate of the highest order.

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India, China to stay in close contact to resolve remaining border issues: MEA

28 Jan 2022 | 11:08 PM

New Delhi, Jan 28 (UNI) India and China have agreed to stay in close contact and maintain dialogue via military and diplomatic channels to work out a mutually acceptable resolution of the remaining issues on the border at the earliest, a top official said on Friday.

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Our defence acquisitions guided by national security interest: India on Caatsa

28 Jan 2022 | 10:50 PM

New Delhi, Jan 28 (UNI) With the US voicing its concerns over India’s purchase of S-400 missile systems from Russia, especially at a time when tensions over the Ukraine issue are at a high, India on Friday reiterated that it follows an independent foreign policy, which also applies to its defence acquisitions.

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