Thursday, 29 September 2016

September 28, 2016 Coverage

Child rights

1. The Times of India
For joy of giving, government staff to go extra mile by donating, gifts, toys and clothes to poor children in collaboration with NGOs.

2. Hindustan Times
Rajasthan records major drop in under-five mortality rate from 57 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2013 to 51 in 2014.

3. Hindustan Times
Rajasthan University gifts bus, books and a ray of hope to school for underprivileged children running on its own campus.

4. DNA
India ready to ratify ILO conventions on child labour. Statement made at BRICS labour and employment ministerial meeting in New Delhi.

5. Daily News
Girls can carve out an identity for themselves if they get the cooperation of their families, shows a street play in Jaipur.

6. Dainik Navjyoti
Children come and go on their own desire in the juvenile correction home at Sethi Colony in Jaipur. Sixteen children had recently fled from the home.

Education

7. Hindustan Times
Teacher in a school in Ucha village of Bharatpur district caught sleeping in the class. He was videotaped by parents of students.

8. DNA
Father ensures that his three daughters become lecturers. The Dalit family belongs to Jhunjhunu district.

9. Daily News
School of dreams being run on footpath at Pratap Nagar in Jaipur. Children of Gadia Lohar families being educated for preliminary reading of letters and words.

10. Dainik Bhaskar
School children going for grinding of foodgrains for midday meals stopped by principal when District Collector came for inspection in Sawaipur town of Bhilwara district. Collector pulls up principal.

11. Dainik Navjyoti
Aganwadi centres being turned into schools. New initiative launched at 4,200 Anganwadi centres in Rajasthan.

Women's rights

12. Dainik Bhaskar
Is the respect given to women only for public consumption? Norms of patriarchal society questioned in article.

13. Dainik Navjyoti
Jaipur Zila Pramukh Moolchand Meena calls for eucating and promoting girls in all walks of life.

14. Rajasthan Patrika
Girls getting priority in placements for multinational companies. Placement season begins in Jaipur. Girl candidates to get 2 to 5 per cent weightage in IIM admissions.