Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicUNICEF

Topic: UNICEF

Indian fathers get no paid paternity leave, despite high infant population

UNICEF says policy makers in India have proposed a national Paternity Benefit Bill which would allow fathers up to three months of paid paternity leave.

Maternal mortality drops 22%, India meets UN millennium development goal

According to data released by the registrar general of India, Kerala registered the lowest maternal mortality ratio in 2014-16, at 46, emerging as one of the few states with a double-digit figure.

Indian vaccine exports take ill as they are not immune to Chinese competition bug

Indian vaccine exports have been falling steadily since 2015-16 even as the global market has been expanding under the threat of new pandemics.

Iran likely to increase nuclear capacity & Jordanian PM resigns over economic protest

Saudi-led Yemeni coalition seeks US help as last resort, and no one is pleased with China's guts in the disputed waters of the South China Sea

Mumbai’s mental health therapists ill-equipped to handle cases of child sex abuse: Survey

70% of Mumbai therapists said they lack specialised training to handle cases; 77% found therapy with victims an emotionally overwhelming experience.

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Gig economy booming, workers will triple to 2.35 crore by 2030, says Niti Aayog report

Niti Aayog report finds concentration of workers rising in low- and high-skilled categories, maximum share in retail trade and sales.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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