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9, including 4 school children, die in 2 incidents of drowning

May 19, 2022 11:34 pm

In the incident at Chaskaman dam backwaters in Khed taluka, students from Sahyadri International School of Krishnamurti Foundation had gone to Gundalwadi area.

Five Things: Film that explores grief; children’s play in Prithvi Theatre; summer workshops on fitness, and more

May 18, 2022 1:15 pm

Your weekly round-up of parenting news and events for children between 6 and 16 years to start off their summer break with

How to handle the stress of hybrid learning as exams approach

May 13, 2022 6:37 pm

Covid-19 and remote learning has led to students falling back, and there’s enough research to prove that the learning gap is a real thing

'Biggest issues parents find in kids are screen addiction, lack of physical socialising': Author RamG Vallath

May 12, 2022 2:22 pm

"There are several strategies and numerous techniques I have outlined in the book. Two of them are role-modelling and story-telling."

Five Things: How can a parent unparent; what goes into making super slime; what can a baby elephant teach us; and more

May 11, 2022 8:14 pm

A weekly curation of news, events and activities appropriate for your child

How to tackle bullying and what are the conclusive signs if your child is at the receiving end

May 13, 2022 12:35 pm

As schools open post-pandemic, the universal issue of bullying enters through the gates, as well. What constitutes bullying and what are its consequences and how can society help a child

City theatres plan summer activities for children

May 05, 2022 8:22 pm

Gillo's Shaili Sathyu talks about working on a new play for children and post-pandemic challenges.

Five Things: Vaccines for kids below 12; an animation film to initiate conversation about puberty; podcast workshop, and more

May 05, 2022 6:59 pm

A weekly curation of news, events and activities appropriate for your child

Five Things: The habit of a notebook; summer workshops at Prithvi Theatre; how to tell a story, and more

April 27, 2022 4:36 pm

Theatre, art, and shows to stay abreast with contemporary parenting

Effective ways to manage health problems in children during summer

April 26, 2022 4:14 pm

Intense humidity coupled with heat can make matters worse, said Dr Suresh Birajdar, neonatologist and paediatrician


How pollution killed over 1 lakh children in 2016: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

Over 1.25 lakh children in India below the age of five died in 2016 due to the impact of polluted air and almost one in five children who die from toxic air exposure across the world is from India, a new study by the World Health Organisation has sai

How safe children are in India: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

Crimes against children have increased by 14% in India from 2014 to 2016. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.

Not enough special courts to try POCSO cases: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

Every district in India is supposed to have a special court for crimes against children. But many states don’t meet this requirement. Take a look in today's News in Numbers.

Shah should not lecture Congress on nationalism: Sibal

February 15, 2016 4:24 pm

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Monday rubbished Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah’s comment on the Jawaharlal Nehru University row, saying he did not have the stature to lecture Congress president Sonia Gandhi or vice president Rahul Gandhi on the issue of nationalism. Sibal said instead of dealing with the university students in the way that they should be dealt with, the BJP was busy proving that they were criminals. Sibal further stated that India is no more under British rule and added that Amit Shah and PM Modi cannot stop these young children from speaking their minds.

PM Modi meets differently abled people in Varanasi

January 22, 2016 7:40 am

Varanasi, Jan 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Varansi on Friday to distribute aid to over 90,000 differently abled people. Prime Minister Modi is expected to talk to five differently-abled children, who have recently gone through cochlear implant surgeries. The PM will also hand over artificial limbs, tricycles and other equipment to some of the beneficiaries.

Six dead, 20 injured in school bus accident

January 21, 2016 8:18 am

Junagadh (Gujarat), Jan 21 (ANI): A school bus in Gujarat’s Junagadh area met with an accident on Thursday. Six people, including four children and two women, have been killed in the accident. More than 20 children have been grievously injured. Medical aid is being provided to the injured children.

Lohri celebrations across India

January 13, 2016 5:56 am

Amritsar, Jan 13 (ANI): The nation celebrates the bonfire festival of Lohri today, signalling the end of the Winter Solstice. The people of Punjab and Haryna primarily celebrate Lohri in which during the day, children go from door-to-door singing folk songs in praise of Dulha Bhatti, a person with the similar image of Robinhood, who robbed the rich to feed the poor during Mughal period. Festivities usually include a large bonfire which is surrounded by people as they enjoy the warmth munching peanuts and sweets.