Educating the underprivileged
A review of our educational and training policy is desperately needed to educate tribals, the backward classes and the poor
Learning made easy
The Education Guarantee Scheme of the Madhya Pradesh government is a new approach to encouraging rural children to attend school. And the scheme …
International Women's Day: Empower to protect the womb and newborn
Transmission of latent toxic risk from air pollution through womb forever is not acceptable
तीन दशक में 58 फीसदी बढ़ी प्रवासी बच्चों की संख्या: संयुक्त राष्ट्र
दुनियाभर में तकरीबन 27.2 करोड़ लोग अपने जन्म के देश से बाहर रह रहे हैं और इसमें तकरीबन 3.8 करोड़ बच्चे हैं। मतलब, हर ...
पेरू, इथोपिया से भी पिछड़े हैं भारतीय बच्चे, शारीरिक विकास में अवरोध
एक नए तुलनात्मक शोध से पता चला है कि भारतीय बच्चे पेरू, वियतनाम और इथोपिया की तुलना में शारीरिक विकास में रुकावट की समस्या ...
2 of 3 child deaths in India due to malnutrition: Report
Children under 5 in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Assam and Rajasthan worst-hit, finds study of 2017 data by ICMR, PHFI and NIN
Messages matter: Are junk food ads creating a crisis for today’s children?
Advertisements featuring junk food and even cartoon characters endorsing unhealthy foods can lead to problems for children today
Are Delhi schools serving unhealthy food?
Schools in Delhi are serving unhealthy food to the students. An inspection by the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights has found that …
Students in government schools consume more vegetables in Delhi-NCR: study
In government schools, students consumed 250 gm of vegetables compared to 230 gm consumed by students in private schools
Gujarat's estimate of malnourished children lower than national survey: CAG
Gujarat government considered only underweight children to assess malnutrition levels and not stunting and wastage
Air pollution can significantly aggravate asthma
India's unique imperatives- high incidenc of poverty, poor nutrition levels, underlying diseases, extremely high pollution further enhance the …
Centre signs US $200 million loan deal with World Bank for POSHAN Abhiyaan
Amount to be used as financial aid to reduce stunting among children
889% rise in cases of crime against children since 2001; can ‘smart cities’ curb them?
Making roads and public transport safe for children and women to navigate is a demand long overdue
ICMR releases new draft guidelines on bio-medical research involving children
Children’s nod would be compulsory for making them part of any clinical trials, say guidelines
A new generation
Radio>> Politics • North Darfur
Babies as trophies
TV>> Talk Show • Pakistan
Earth lessons for Delhi's kids
A recent exhibition on the Earth had children in the Capital enthralled.
On the way out
Behavioural changes is the way to curb AIDS
Doctors and social workers advocate awareness as the best way to prevent AIDS, a disease that has no vaccine or cure, from spreading.
Footprints of the wild
Publishers worldwide need to be goaded to specialise in environmental publications, but the fair was piled high with coffee table glossies on …
Infected food and unhygienic feeding habits lead to a high incidence of infantile diarrhoea
Australia apologises to aborigines for the mistakes of the past
A head for figures
Scientists find two different ways the brain does maths. This could be a boon for children who do not learn maths in their mother tongue
Diabetes and summer-borns