Sunday, Jan 29, 2023



Why do we get teary when we're tired or sick?

May 21, 2022 4:54 pm

Strong emotions activate the sympathetic part of this system, but when we cry, the parasympathetic part is activated, making us feel better

IIT-Madras students launch campaign on menstrual hygiene management, self-defence

December 28, 2021 9:37 am

Students are partnering with NGOs for various initiatives like Pad distribution drive in Bengaluru, online session on gender inequality and menstrual hygiene management awareness sessions for school-going girls in Chennai

Severe shortage of teachers in public schools; most vacant posts in UP, Bihar: Report

December 25, 2018 8:22 pm

There is a shortage of more than five lakh teachers in elementary schools, with Bihar and Uttar Pradesh together account for more than 4.2 lakhs of vacant posts

One in every three child workers is illiterate: Study

June 10, 2016 7:07 pm

While 45 per cent of child labourers in Bihar are illiterate, in Rajasthan and Jharkhand the figure stands at 40 per cent

Number of missing, untraced children rises by 84 per cent in 3 yrs: CRY

May 24, 2016 7:59 pm

The number of children who went missing and remain untraced across the country, increased by around 84 per cent between 2013 and 2015, with Delhi and Maharashtra recording most such cases, a leading NGO said.

India will need 100 yrs to end child labour: CRY report

June 11, 2015 4:37 pm

An analysis of census data by CRY (Child Rights and You) has revealed that child labour has been decreasing at a mere 2.2 per cent per year over the last decade.

Child rights issues missing from party manifestos, finds study

April 24, 2014 1:16 am

Children’s issues get a meagre 11 per cent weightage in manifestos of top 10 parties: CRY study.

90% primary schools demand admission proof: Report

October 01, 2013 2:16 am

None of the schools in the district have computers.

Mumbai not Metro but retro: Survey

October 04, 2012 2:26 am

Mumbai is a far CRY from the metropolis it is known as. A majority,86 per cent,of respondents in the city in a recent nation-wide survery by Child Rights and You said girls should be married off between the ages of 16 and 18,while 38 per cent were unaware education is the right of every child aged 6-14 years.

At least 29 per cent in Delhi do not know about RTE Act: Survey

October 04, 2012 1:17 am

A study on the status of the education of the girl child has revealed that 29 per cent of the respondents in the city are unaware about the Right to Education Act,which states that education is a basic right of every child in the country.