User: abamezai Topic: Census2011
Category: Gender
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Of the total voters in Imphal West, only 1 person is trangender 24.2.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Of the total voters in Imphal West, only 1 person is trangender
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Soccer: FFA renews calls for govt funding as participation grows 22.2.2019 Reuters: Sports News
Football Federation Australia (FFA) repeated calls for increased government funding to boost and improve facilities on Friday after releasing a report showing participation rates in soccer had risen by 13 percent in the past year.
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U.S. Supreme Court silent on 'Dreamers' appeal, other big cases 19.1.2019 Reuters: World News
It is looking increasingly likely that the U.S. Supreme Court will not hear Trump administration appeals involving the "Dreamers" immigrants, transgender troops and gay rights during its current term, meaning rulings in these major cases may not come until next ...
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Awareness prog on Beti Bachao Beti Padhao held 25.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Awareness prog on Beti Bachao Beti Padhao held
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With new transgender rights Act, Pakistan can be a pathbreaker – if the law is effectively executed 15.12.2018 Scroll.in
A country that is seen to be regressive on gender can show a more progressive side.
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Challenging judges' orders, Trump aims to enlist Supreme Court 15.12.2018 Reuters: Top News
President Donald Trump's administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court this week to suspend nationwide orders by federal judges blocking two of his major policies in an unusual step but one in line with an aggressive White House litigation strategy.
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Reluctant U.S. Supreme Court on collision course with Trump 11.12.2018 Reuters: World News
The U.S. Supreme Court's reluctance to take up new cases on volatile social issues is putting it on a collision course with President Donald Trump, whose Justice Department is trying to rush such disputes through the appeals system to get them before the nine justices as quickly as ...
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'Literacy Gives Dignity And Self-Confidence To Individuals': Venkaiah Naidu 31.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Venkaiah Naidu was addressing the gathering after conferring the Nehru and Tagore Literacy award which has been instituted by the Indian Adult Education Association.
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Literacy gives greater freedom to participate in society more actively: Vice President 30.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Literacy gives greater freedom to participate in society more actively and access better learning and earning opportunities. He was addressing the gathering after conferring the Nehru and Tagore Literacy Awards instituted by the Indian Adult Education Association, here today.
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As Indian women leave jobs, single women keep working. Here's why 24.6.2018 Sify Finance
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Empowering India's women 28.5.2018 DNA: Health
Tackling taboos and educating women about menstrual hygiene is needed to bridge gender gap
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13 transgenders will contest 2018 Pakistan general elections: report 24.5.2018 General News
For the first time, at least 13 transgender persons will contest the general elections in Pakistan this year with two of them contesting for the National Assembly, a media report said. Transgenders were included for the first time in the census, published in August. The survey identified only 10,418 transgender people out of a population of nearly 208 million in Pakistan. The importance of the participation of the trangenders was discussed yesterday at a national consultation where their political inclusion and empowerment for social progress was highlighted, the Express Tribune reported. The consultation was organised by All Pakistan Transgender Election Network (APTEN) in collaboration with the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). The meeting was attended by all the potential candidates and representatives from their assigned constituencies, it said. Of the 13 transgender candidates, two will contest for National Assembly and the rest for provincial assembly seats, the report ...
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China, India Grapple With The Consequences Too Many Men 19.4.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Nothing like this has happened in human history. A combination of cultural preferences, government decree and modern medical technology in the world's two largest countries has created a gender...
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Cost of Delhi's scant transport: Women's labour participation most hit 7.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
At 24%, India's female labour force participation is now the second-lowest in South Asia, just above Pakistan
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All the rhinoceroses: Counting one-horned rhinos in Kaziranga 7.4.2018 Hindu: Energy & Environment
Counting one-horned rhinos in Kaziranga National Park, home to nearly two-thirds of the world’s population of the ‘vulnerable’ species, is no easy task. Rahul Karmakar reports on the unique challenges faced by the officials in the recently concluded census
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Improvement in literacy levels of STs 2.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Based on Census figures, all India Scheduled Tribe (ST) literacy rate has increased from 47.1% in 2001 to 59.0% in 2011. ST literacy rate is lower by about 14 percentage points as compared to overall literacy rate (73%) in 2011.
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2,266 SC illiterates in State 30.3.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Survey in 100 SC colonies as part of Navachetana project
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2,266 SC illiterates in State 30.3.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Survey in 100 SC colonies as part of Navachetana project
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Rhino census 2018: Kaziranga now has 2,413 rhinos 30.3.2018 Hindu: Fitness
There is an increase of 12 rhinos from the 2015 estimate.
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Special focus districts with high concentration of population of SCs, STs and Muslims identified under SSA 19.3.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Bridging gender and social category gaps in elementary education is one of the major goals of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA). Consequently, SSA attempts to reach out to girls and children belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Muslims and other marginalised communities.
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