Sunday, 18 December 2016

DECEMBER 17 (Women's Right)

1. DNA / Hindustan Times / The Times of India / Rajasthan Patrika
Delhi girl raped in car by driver in Delhi. Situation remains unchanged even four years after the Nirbhaya gangrape case. Women's safety stills an issue of concern.

2. Daily News
New initiative of Women's Commission: Mahila Panchayats to sort out women's family issues in villages.

3. Dainik Bhaskar / Dainik Navjyoti
Rapist awarded punishment of seven year's imprisonment and fine of Rs. 25,000. Fine amount to be paid to rape victim.

4. Dainik Bhaskar
19-year-old engineering students burnt alive after rape in Ranchi. Police registers case on the basis of statement of victim's father.

5. Dainik Navjyoti / Rajasthan Patrika
College students take out rally demanding security for women on fourth anniversary of Nirbhaya gangrape case.

6. The Times of India
Six sexual assault cases reported in Delhi daily. Each case takes five years to be decided.

7. The Times of India
Nashik woman raped after her drink was spiked. The accused is a cellphone shop owner who took her to his house and mixed a sedative in his drink.

8. Dainik Bhaskar
Kerala High Court makes remarks against Triple Talaq. Says it is not allowed even in Muslim countries and it subjects women to discrimination.

9. Dainik Bhaskar(Jodhpur)
Rukman Rajput hostel for girls to be indurated tomorrow, yellow rice distributed. All facilities to be made available in hostel.

10. Dainik Bhaskar(Jodhpur)
Lawyer booked in a case of thrashing a woman outside Family Court in Mahamandir police station is.

11. Dainik Bhaskar(Udaipur)
Janani Suraksha and Rajshri Yojana funds to be transferred online to their bank accounts from new year.

DECEMBER 17 (Education)

1. Rajasthan Patrika
Adhaar card to be made mandatory for admission of children in schools affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education.

2. Rajasthan Patrika / The Times of India
Supreme Court dismisses Rajasthan Government's plea against High Court's judgment for inclusion of children of parents with an income limit of Rs. 2.50 lakh under the Right to Education Act.

3. Rajasthan Patrika
Elected representatives put pressure on Education Department to restart schools closed and merged into other bigger schools

4. Rajasthan Patrika(Udaipur)
865 schools in Rajasthan being run from a single room. 247 of them are secondary and senior secondary schools.

5. Rajasthan Patrika(Udaipur)
Parent-teacher meeting held in over 400 schools in Udaipur district. Parents give suggestions for improving educational standards.

DECEMBER 17 (Child Right)

1. Rajasthan Patrika
“Laado Chaupal” organized in Jaipur to support efforts to check female foeticide. Officers say the truth of foetus murder in womb is shocking.

2. Dainik Bhaskar(Bhilwara)
Infant found in shed with thorns all over body. Admitted to Neonatal ICU in District Hospital.

3. Rajasthan Patrika(Bhim)
Three-year-old girl burnt with rods on the pretext of treatment of disease.

4. Dainik Bhaskar(Udaipur)
Raid conducted on eateries to rescue child labourers. Children say they are made to work for 18 hours in a day.

5. Rajasthan Patrika(Jodhpur)
One woman throws away her own infant daughter as she was a girl. Another woman saves her and takes her to hospital.

6. Rajasthan Patrika(Jodhpur)
Funds of Rs. 46 lakhs for orphan children held up due to negligence of Education Department and Women and Child Development Department.