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Oct 17, 2017
Rohingya crisis: UN urges Bangladesh to speed up vetting process of refugees stranded near borderThe UN refugee agency urged Bangladesh on Tuesday to speed up vetting of up to 15,000 Rohingya refugees "stranded" near the border after crossing into the country from Myanmar and move them further inland to safer and better conditions.
Oct 11, 2017
Sachin Tendulkar bats for girl child, says daughters aren't burdens to be married off in hasteTendulkar said: "Parents and communities must see their daughters as assets and as individuals capable of standing on their feet and contributing to the society."
Oct 11, 2017
Rohingya crisis: UN launches cholera vaccination drive in Bangladesh for 650,000 refugeesThe UN is working with the Bangladesh government to vaccinate 650,000 people living in the sprawling camps against cholera, which spreads through dirty water and can kill if left untreated
Oct 05, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh to build one of world's biggest refugee camps to house all 800,000 fleeing MyanmarBangladesh announced it would build one of the world's biggest refugee camps to house all the 800,000-plus Rohingya Muslims who have sought asylum from violence in Myanmar.
Oct 04, 2017
United Nations appeals for $430 million in aid to respond to Rohingya crisis in BangladeshThe United Nations said on Tuesday that it would appeal for $430 million in aid from the international community to respond to the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh.
Oct 04, 2017
Soumya Swaminathan becomes first Indian to hold deputy director general post at WHO: All you need to knowSoumya's position is also the highest post held by an Indian in the WHO.
Sep 16, 2017
Bangladesh begins rubella, polio vaccination for 1.5 lakh Rohingya refugee childrenA rubella and polio vaccination campaign for 1.5 lakh children of Rohingya refugees started in Bangladesh on Saturday
Sep 14, 2017
Rohingya crisis: UN says 3,89,000 people crossed into Bangladesh to escape Myanmar unrestThe number of Muslim Rohingya who have crossed into Bangladesh to escape ethnic unrest in Myanmar since 25 August hit 389,000 on Thursday, a UN spokesman said.
Sep 12, 2017
Priyanka Chopra lashes out at scribe who accused her of neglecting 'India's malnourished children'Priyanka Chopra recently visited Syrian refugee children in Jordan but a journalist accused her of neglecting the malnourished children back home.
Sep 03, 2017
Child trafficking, 'manufactured orphans': The dark underbelly of inter-country adoption in IndiaThere was a boom in inter country adoption in India back in the 1970s-80s. Now adults, many of those adopted children are trying to trace their roots — to shocking conclusions.