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COVID-19 pandemic made mothers hesitant to have another baby: Study

The delays prompted by the pandemic may lead to increased health risks for both mother and child, as well as the need for costly fertility treatments

Published on 16th September 2021
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Students in Bengaluru with COVID-related symptoms for more than two days to be tested

Experts and officials also discussed how to conduct COVID-19 tests and allot separate beds and make arrangements for the children

Published on 16th September 2021
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NCRB Report 2020: There were 26,000 fewer crimes against children in 2020, owing to the pandemic

The Coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown resulted in a drop in traditional crimes like theft, robbery, and assault on women and children in 2020, but there was a drastic jump in disobedience

Published on 15th September 2021
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With MerlinWand, kids can be the hero and ace their reading journey. Here's how

Sudarshan Vig, Ramarao Routhu and Neeraj Agarwal joined hands to delight children in a way that only stories can. The cherry on the cake is that children can now decide which way the story goes

Published on 15th September 2021
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No more support under Ashirbad scheme for COVID orphans from September 15, says Odisha government

Children who are orphaned after September 15 will be identified by district child protection officers and either put under institutional care or provided sponsorship schemes

Published on 14th September 2021
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Bombay High Court questions Maharashtra about malnutrition deaths amongst children, says welfare schemes only on paper

The petitioners told the court that from August to September this year, 40 children died and there had been 24 cases of stillbirth due to malnutrition and lack of doctors in state's Melghat region

Published on 13th September 2021
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Experts advise caution as Kerala mulls reopening schools; experts stress on vaccinating children

COVID presents a relatively low risk to the health of children, compared to adults but they can be carriers of the virus

Published on 13th September 2021
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COVID vaccines for children aged 5 to 11 may be available as early as next month in the US

Gottlieb said on the CBS show “Face the Nation” that “in a best-case scenario,” the Pfizer vaccine could be ready by October 31 for younger children

Published on 13th September 2021
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Leap of faith? Kerala mulls reopening schools in October even as it carries more than half of the country's COVID caseload

CM Pinarayi Vijayan held a meeting with global experts where it was suggested that opening of schools should not be delayed any further as it could affect the cognitive development of children

Published on 11th September 2021
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India's battle against child labour could last a century, child trafficking harder to track now, says Nodal director of Childline

The loss of employment for parents due to the COVID pandemic, clubbed with the closure of schools, have seen an unprecedented number of children being trafficked for labour

Published on 11th September 2021
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Panjab University to reopen campus in phased manner starting September 13, students say this is a partial win

To avail hostel facilities, parents of the concerned student need to provide a consent form wherein they guarantee that their child would not violate COVID norms

Published on 10th September 2021
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Special drive in Haryana's Ambala to educate physically challenged children

The District Program Coordinator said teachers have expressed their happiness working for these children but sometimes responses from parents are not positive

Published on 9th September 2021
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Bihar health department on alert after several districts report higher cases of viral fever amongst children

In Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH), 122 children are currently admitted in NICU and PICU wards and 13 of them are having pneumonia

Published on 9th September 2021
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Gujarat government cancels eight-hour shift for primary teachers

The protesting teachers expressed that recess time was not counted in the work shift of 8 hours despite the fact that they have to take care of children

Published on 8th September 2021
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Nearly 50% of rural Indian children cannot read a single word because of the lockdowns. Here's what the survey says

The report states that several parents echoed the same sentiment during the survey — 'Baccha ka life to khatam hi ho raha hai (the child’s life is being ruined)' 

Published on 6th September 2021

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