Icds

  • Andhra Pradesh: Onemonthold boy sold for Rs 1.5 lakh April 22, 2013

    Hyderabad: A onemonthold boy was allegedly sold for Rs 1.5 lakh in Nizamabad district of Andhra Pradesh, officials said on Sunday. He has been rescued. No arrests have been made so far in the incident. The baby's father Gangadhar, a labourer, and one mediator named Linganna allegedly sold him ten...
  • Audit critical of India's scheme to feed hungry children March 8, 2013

    NEW DELHI: Poor management, financial irregularities and weak implementation are plaguing India's massive state-run scheme to feed children, a government audit has found, hindering the country's efforts to fight malnutrition in almost half its child population. The Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) scheme has been running for almost 40 years -...
  • K'taka: Lokayukta police raids IAS officer March 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The Karnataka Lokayukta police raided the house of an IAS officer and other officials of the Women and Child Welfare Department after CNNIBN reported on malnutrition deaths in Raichur. The ADGP of the Lokayukta Police said, "We had credible information that the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) run by...
  • Untimely jolts not uncommon with heart device January 26, 2011

    New York: Over 5 years, they found more than one in six patients experienced the miscued jolts, which may not only frighten them, but could potentially also be dangerous. Still, they stress the socalled implantable cardioverterdefibrillator, or ICD, is a proven lifesaver for heart attack survivors and others with highrisk...
  • Mom tortured girl for objecting to her affair September 25, 2010

    Hyderabad: A young girl was locked up in a room, beaten up and branded with hot iron by her own mother. The reason: the girl objected to her alleged illicit relationship. She has been rescued and now wants to start her life afresh. Nagachaitanya along with her paramour Naresh locked...
  • Infant mortality rate highest in India: Report October 5, 2009

    New Delhi: India has the highest infant mortality rate in the world, a nationwide survey reveals. India has slipped from 128 to 134 rank in 2009 according to a United Nations Human Development report. Reacting to the report Union Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Teerath told CNNIBN that she would...
  • Grim Statistic: Infant mortality rate doubles in Delhi June 25, 2009

    New Delhi: The infant mortality rate, the number of babies dying within the first year of life, has gone up in the Capital. In fact, the number has almost doubled in the past two years a number which is a basic index of development. According to the latest economic...
  • PMO, Renuka spar: Hot meals or packaged food for kids September 23, 2008

    New Delhi: Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Renuka Chaudhary has proposed a new scheme to provide supplementary nutrition for children under the age of six. WCD insists on giving packaged readytoeat meals, despite objections from the Prime Minister Office. Ministry officials are on Tuesday likely to push for readytoeat fortified food...