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Monday, November 13, 2017

Unicef India holds 2nd edition of Radio4Child awards
Unicef India in association with All India Radio (AIR) has hosted the second edition of Radio4Child awards to recognise creative and innovative programming. The award was in recognition of awareness about routine immunisation and end violence (against women and children), United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) India said in a statement. The awards were given by Unicef celebrity advocate Madhuri Dixit at an event in Mumbai. Unicef, AIR and the Association of Radio Operators of India (AROI) have been conducting capacity building workshops for radio journalists since 2014.

Winds of change, says Cong after MP Assembly bypoll win
The Congress's victory in the Chitrakoot Assembly bypoll in Madhya Pradesh signals the "winds of change" blowing in the political landscape in the country, its chief spokesperson said today. Taking to Twitter, Congress's chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala thanked the voters for reposing faith in the party. "The winds of change are in the air. Many thanks to the people of #Chitrakoot for their faith and trust in the Congress party," Surjewala said. Congress candidate Nilanshu Chaturvedi defeated the ruling BJP's Shankar Dayal Tripathi by a margin of over 14,000 votes today.

No annexure of Vohra committee on mafia-politician link in records: MHA
Where are crucial records related to the 1993 N N Vohra committee report, constituted to probe links among organised criminals, mafia and politicians? According to former Central Information Commissioner Shailesh Gandhi, an RTI application filed by him seeking information on this has kept changing hands in various departments of the union home ministry for last two years with every department telling him that data is not held by them.

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