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  • Government to launch its most ambitious scheme to reduce infant mortality rate tomorrow Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Health Ministry will launch its most ambitious plan to reduce child mortality rate in India on Thursday. According to sources, the government plans to reduce the mortality rate from 29/1000 to single digits. Under the plan, the government plans to provide Vitamin K injection to all new borns...
  • Narendra Modi launches pension scheme in Gujarat on his 64th birthday Yesterday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his mother on Wednesday in Gandhinagar seeking her blessings on his 64th birthday. Modi launched a pension scheme in the state and requested his well wishers to keep his birthday a low key event and give out as much help as was possible to the...
  • Baby registered in Brazil with two mothers and a father 4 days ago

    Brasilia: A judge in Brazil has ordered a baby be registered as born with two mothers and a father, a first in the South American country. The novel step had been requested both by the baby's biological father and mother, and the biological mother's female partner. Judge Rafael Pagnon Cunha...
  • Watch: When was the last time you said, 'Love you, mom'? Sharman Joshi tells why mothers exemplify selfless love in this touching video 6 days ago

    No matter how much we complain about our so-called difficult jobs, the one which our mothers perform is certainly the most important and also the least appreciated on earth. Besides being a homemaker, a mother has to ensure her family gets proper nutrition, and doesn't show any qualms in providing...
  • My son is innocent, says Nithari killer Surendra Koli's mother 1 week ago

    Ghaziabad: The mother of Nithari murders convict Surendra Koli on Thursday maintained that her son was innocent and said Koli's employer Moninder Singh Pandher was responsible for the killings. Kunti Devi met Koli at Meerut jail and said afterwards: "My son is innocent." Speaking to journalists outside the jail, she said Pandher...
  • Watch: The 'How I Met Your Mother' alternate happy ending that'll finally let you rest in peace September 8, 2014

    Seriously, how heartbroken were you, when you found out that...no, it's still too hard to talk about. But worry not, friends, because hope is here. This alternate ending of slightly dubious origins looks like the happy ending we've all been waiting for.This video of the 'How I Met Your Mother'...
  • She reeked of alcohol, recalls Amy Winehouse's mother September 6, 2014

    London: Janis Winehouse has revealed in a new book that her daughter and singer Amy Winehouse "reeked of alcohol" and struggled to communicate the last time she saw her alive. "Loving Amy", a heartfelt memoir by Janis, is set to be published Sep 11. In the book, Janis has shared that...
  • Watch: This video of the brief moment an 87-year-old woman suffering from Alzheimer's disease remembers her daughter will break your heart September 3, 2014

    Kelly Gunderson, whose mother suffers from Alzheimer's, uploaded a video on YouTube of her lying beside her and chatting with her. There is a brief moment when her mother actually remembers who she is. Gunderson's mother asks "you're Kelly. Didn't I name you Kelly?" To which her daughter says "I...
  • Delhi: Najeeb Jung gives farmers option to sell their produce outside mandis September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Farmers henceforth will have the liberty to sell their produce directly to the end buyer. In a significant step to curb inflation and check hoarding Delhi government has delisted fruit and vegetables from Azadpur, Keshopur and Shahdara Agriculture Produce Marketing Committees (APMC). "The sale and purchase of fruit and...
  • Indian-origin woman arrested in US for abducting her child July 13, 2014

    New York: Police in US city of Dallas have recovered a child from the city airport who had been abducted by his Indian-origin mother nearly eight years ago and taken to India. The mother, Padmashini Devi Drees, 38, was arrested at the airport. Her son Drew Dees, now 10, was recovered...
  • Rapidly growing population a big challenge, says Rajasthan Health Minister July 12, 2014

    Rapidly growing population is a big challenge before the country, Rajasthan Health Minister Rajendra Rathore said at a function marking the World Population Day on Friday. Addressing the state-level function here, Rathore said limited resources and rising population have disturbed the balance of the nature and should be controlled with awareness. The...
  • More government outlets to sell onions, potatoes in Delhi July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: To keep a tab on the prices of onions and potatoes, Mother Dairy outlets in the city will soon start selling them and the number of government outlets selling them will also go up, officials said on Monday. At a high-level meeting with all heads of departments, Delhi's Principal...
  • Mother of three slain siblings seeks CBI probe June 30, 2014

    Kolkata: The mother of three slain siblings on Monday affirmed and submitted a petition for filing before the Calcutta High Court seeking a CBI investigation into their murders claiming lack of confidence in the West Bengal Police. Zarina Biwi alleged in the petition that she was forced to state that...
  • Dilemma of a working mother: Why should we have to choose June 26, 2014

    My generation of mothers is not the first one to have a full-time job and raise a family. I can't speak with any authority of what their work-life balance looked like. This post is only about Indian mothers like me in this day and age, who live in cities, are...
  • Mother arrested for leaving toddler in car to go to a night club June 25, 2014

    Houston: A 24-year-old South Asian woman in the US has been arrested and charged with endangering a child after she allegedly left her 3-year-old son alone in a hot car so that she could go to a night club. According to the Harris County Sheriff's Office, Uzma Sheikh tried to...
  • Madhuri Dixit says that she's a very strict mother June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit, a doting mother to two sons - Arin and Raayan - is strict when it comes to their healthcare. She says she never lets them go to bed without brushing their teeth no matter how tired they are. "There is one thing that I am...
  • Son held for raping mother in Kerala June 22, 2014

    Kottayam: A 25-year-old man was on Sunday arrested in Kerala on charges of raping his mother, police said. "This was happening for some time and there used to be ruckus in their home over this. The neighbours were unhappy over this and filed a complaint and we arrested the man," a...
  • Mother and daughter killed in accident in Thiruvananthapuram June 16, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: A 38-year-old woman and her daughter (7) were killed when a private bus hit the two-wheeler on which she was travelling along with her husband at Kattakada on Monday. The deceased were identified as Kumari Radhika and her daughter Bhadra, a fifth standard student of a local school. Her...
  • Narendra Modi thanks Nawaz Sharif for sending sari for mother June 14, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday thanked his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif for sending a sari for his mother. "Nawaz Sharif ji has sent a wonderful white Sari for my Mother. I am really grateful to him ~~amp;amp; will send it to my Mother very soon," Modi tweeted. This is not...
  • Delhi HC dismisses plea on milk adulteration and price hike May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday dismissed a plea seeking direction to the city government to take immediate steps to prevent supply of adulterated milk in the capital and to not hike the price of milk further. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and RS Endlaw rejected social...
  • Away from Rashtrapati Bhavan, Modi's mother watches him taking oath as PM on TV June 14, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother Hiraben, who could not attend her son's swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday, ensured she keeps pace with the developments on television. Sitting in a small room with her family members, 92-year-old Hiraben watched live coverage of the gala event. She seemed unperturbed by scores...
  • Odisha: Man kills mother for not serving lunch on time May 24, 2014

    A man killed his mother for not serving him lunch on time in Odisha's Khurda district by smashing her head with a stone, police said on Saturday. The incident occurred on Friday in Rayat Patna village, about 30 km from state capital Bhubaneswar, inspector-in-charge of Balipatna police station Surendra Kumar Bala...
  • Mother Dairy's Deputy Manager jailed in food adulteration case May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: A deputy manager of a dairy major has been awarded six months in jail by a Delhi court for supplying adulterated low fat cream to a hotel in 2006. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Gaurav Rao also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on Mother Dairy's deputy manager Dr...
  • Delhi BJP demands roll back of hike in milk prices May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP on Monday demanded an immediate roll back of the hike in milk prices by Mother Dairy and Amul, terming it is "unnecessary". "Mother Dairy, which is Government-run Company, has also increased the milk price by 2 per litre after Amul increased price. Increase in the price of...
  • Kajol: My mom is very special to me, have idolised her since my childhood May 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Kajol, a hands on mom to her two children, says she is very close to her mother and yesteryear actress Tanuja and that it does matter to her whether her mom approves her decisions or not. "My mom is very special to me. I have idolised her since my...
  • From Deepti Naval in 'Listen Amaya' to Amrita Singh in '2 States' - these on-screen moms broke many conventional moulds May 11, 2014

    From Amrita Singh to Kirron Kher, on-screen mothers have dared to break the conventional mould. Here's a list of films which presented moms in an unconventional way: 'Kal Ho Naa Ho': Lilette Dubey played a hip bohemian NRI mom named Jazz who competes with her overweight daughter Delnaaz Irani to get male...
  • Happy Mother's Day: Bollywood stars take to Twitter to thank moms for their unconditional love and support May 11, 2014

    Mumbai: With Mother's Day being celebrated today, some of Bollywood's popular names took to Twitter to post touching messages of love for their moms. Read on to know what they wrote to praise their mother's unconditional love and support over the years. Here's what they have to say... ...
  • Mere paas maa hai: 20 truly dramatic dialogues that form the lifeblood of Bollywood's long-suffering mothers May 13, 2014

    Hindi cinema, for years, has used the mother-son relationship in its stories. The matriarch has held equal importance (if not more) like the patriarch in the Bollywood family. And the mother has been presented in all forms, from being naïve and unwed, to the sole bread earner of the family,...
  • Mother's Day: Google doodles a super mom with super kids May 11, 2014

    New Delhi: It is the second Sunday of May and Google is joining Mother's Day celebrations with a doodle that shows a mother and her two children (a girl and a boy) riding cycles. The capes flowing behind them as they pedal away symbolises how super mothers (and their children)...