Tuesday, 24 January 2017

JANUARY 23 (Women's Right)

1. The Times of India / Hindustan Times / Rajasthan Patrika
Eleven-year-old girl gang-raped by seven minor boys in West Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. The girl was reported to have been raped twice. All the seven boys arrested.

2. Dainik Bhaskar
Women dance on songs which should protest against, says lyricist Prasoon Joshi at Jaipur Literature Festival.

3. Dainik Bhaskar
6 million women and children remain hungry in India every day. 50% girls are underweight, while 50% women are tuberculosis patients, a panel discussion at Jaipur Literature Festival reveals.

4. Dainik Bhaskar (Udaipur)
Para-medical staff at 27 health centres to be given training for safe delivery of pregnant women.

5. Dainik Bhaskar (Kota)
Rajasthan State Women's Commission chairperson to hold public hearing at Atal Seva Kendra.

6. Dainik Bhaskar (Kota)
District-level programme marking Girls' Day to be organized on January 24.

JANUARY 23 (Education)

1. The Times of India
Centres okays autonomous status for Rajasthan State Institute of Educational Research and Training (SIERT). The aims are to revised textbooks in the state.

2. Hindustan Times
Rajasthan Government's Education Department initiative aims to improve class X results. Emphasis is on easy understanding of course content.

JANUARY 23 (Child Right)

1. The Times of India
Centre set to provide fortified wheat flour for midday meal in schools of Rajasthan to enhance its nutritional value.

2. The Times of India
Girl child: Policy only as good as implementation, reveals discussion at a session in Jaipur Literature Festival.

3. Rajasthan Patrika
Rajasthan government's Child Empowerment Department preparing a special book to make children aware of sexual offences. Children will be able to register online complaint on their own.

4. Hindustan Times
One more accused arrested by PC-PNDCT Cell in inter-state foetus sex determination test racket.

5. Hindustan Times
80% rural schools in Rajasthan have toilets for girls, 29% run without power, reveals the Annual Status of Education Report.

6. Dainik Bhaskar
Children find their way out in the midst of confusion, says lyricist Prasoon Joshi at Jaipur Literature Festival.

7. Dainik Bhaskar (Alwar)
Grandparents stop marriage of their 13-year-old granddaughter. Bridegroom with marriage party was to come from Haryana.

8. Rajasthan Patrika (Sikandra)
Students from seven villages boycott Government Senior Secondary School, Dolika, in protest against an eve-teasing incident.

9. Dainik Bhaskar (Kota)
Voluntary organization meeting to discuss female foeticide and expresses concern over increase in these cases.