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Wednesday, July 15, 2020



Study decodes how lung, immune system protect kids from severe COVID-19

July 09, 2020 4:39 pm

According to the researchers, the lung tissue in children naturally has a higher concentration of regulator T-cells.

Five mom bloggers share their lockdown struggles and experiences

July 08, 2020 12:42 pm

'If your child gets angry or anxious, there must be a reason; try to understand that. Lockdown has not been easy for kids.'

Why early child health immunisation is important in India

July 05, 2020 2:08 pm

Despite the government spending billions of dollars in programs like Mission Indra Dhanush, the country's immunisation rate remains one of the lowest in the world.

In US, paediatricians recommend that children return to schools

July 02, 2020 3:05 pm

The policies should include standard protocols of handwashing, disinfecting, use of outdoor space when possible, and the formation of small student groups, also known as 'cohorting', the AAP stated.

Through the looking glass: Raising a generation through a pandemic

June 29, 2020 5:04 pm

No matter how cushioned your child is today, your child is perceptive of the crisis that we are living as well as that of your anxieties.

'COVID-toes' symptom in kids may not be linked to coronavirus: Study

June 29, 2020 5:38 pm

In the study, scientists sought to evaluate the mechanism by which these acute skin lesions formed.

Want your child to wear a mask? Here's what you need to know

June 17, 2020 6:35 pm

"Kids have different face shapes, as the bones and tissues are still growing, and hence to find a perfect fit is not possible every time. This can be taken care of by cloth masks. Masks for children should have strips to tie rather than elastic."

How to handle children’s loneliness during the pandemic

June 11, 2020 2:54 pm

All activities planned need to come from the space of mental stimulation, emotional and social benefits.

Kids getting bored? Some interesting workshops to keep them busy this summer

June 07, 2020 4:45 pm

There are many different online activities and summer programmes for kids.

On World Clubfoot Day, an expert answers all your questions about the birth deformity

June 03, 2020 12:52 pm

'Most cases of clubfoot are successfully treated with nonsurgical methods that may include a combination of initial stretching, weekly casting and finally, bracing.'


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.