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#India – Dying kids in Jharkhand’s Jadugoda, uranium mines and a mystery

  What’s causing the wasting diseases that are deforming so many children in the hub of India’s uranium mining industry? The Uranium Corp site in Jharkhand. The Ranchi high court noted in February after filing a petition against Uranium Corp…. Continue Reading →

Mumbai ranks No. 2 in crimes against children

75% Jump Sees It Overtake B’lore, Rape & Kidnap Cases Spurt The state and the city have failed to protect its children, shows the NCRB report for 2013 released on Monday Maharashtra remained fourth among states for the . number… Continue Reading →

India: Implement UN Recommendations on Children

Armed Groups Target Schools JUNE 20, 2014   Schoolchildren sit in a makeshift classroom in the courtyard of the Birhni Middle School. The school was bombed by Maoist guerillas on December 27, 2009. Maoist guerillas have been responsible for several… Continue Reading →

Will global polio eradication miss yet another deadline?

N. GOPAL RAJ The HinduThe target of year 2000 was not met, nor the two deadlines set after that, 2004 and then 2012. Photo: Nagara Gopal When the world embarked on polio eradication 26 years back, the goal was to… Continue Reading →

Malnourished children should not be vaccinated

Malnourished children should not be given vaccination as their immune system cannot respond with antibodies which are proteins “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear” — George Orwell Vaccination is… Continue Reading →

Rape Of Tamil Women, Men And Children By Sri Lankan Armed Forces And Their Collaboratorsm #Vaw

By Brian Senewiratne – Dr. Brian Senewiratne Executive summary   The rape of Tamil civilians (women, girls and even men)  in the Sri Lankan North and East by the Sri Lankan (Sinhalese) Armed Forces (at all levels), Police, specialised Police… Continue Reading →

Schoolkids pick up trash at Punjab CPS’ feast #WTFnews

Balwant Garg Tribune News Service Faridkot, January 16 It had all the trappings of a big, fat Punjabi wedding: a lavish spread, a series of pre-wedding functions and a glittering guest list, but what raised eyebrows was a group of… Continue Reading →

Cold Waves Kill Two In Muzaffarnagar, Six Children ill #WTFnews

Six children, who are living in temporary night shelter camps set up in the premise of a factory, fell ill due to cold at Parasoli village in Shamli district Muzaffarnagar, Jan 13 (PTI) : Two persons, including a woman, died due… Continue Reading →

#India – UP minister says people die in palaces too #muzaffarnagar #WTFnews

TNN | Jan 12, 2014, LUCKNOW: The latest insensitive remark on deaths in relief camps of Muzaffarnagar and Shamli comes from state sports minister Narad Raiwho said on Saturday that death occurs everywhere, even in palaces. “Death of children, adults or elderly is inevitable…. Continue Reading →

#India – Convictions after 3 year long campaign against criminal orphan homes in Mumbai

CONVICTION JUSTICE AT THE END OF 3-YR-LONG CAMPAIGN AGAINST CRIMINAL ORPHAN HOMES Yogesh. Sadhwani@timesgroup.com TWEETS @_MumbaiMirror Three-and-a-half years after Mumbai Mirror exposed the brutal abuse of 19 mentally deficient children at an orphanage in Kavdas village of Thane district, a Sessions Court… Continue Reading →

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