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Study finds that overweight children can reduce cardiovascular risk through healthy diet

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity now affects 1 in 5 children and adolescents in the United States

Published on 25th September 2021
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Children orphaned due to COVID-19 distributed relief

According to the District Child Protection Unit, a total of 431 children who lost at least one parent have been identified

Published on 25th September 2021
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Catholic bishops apologise to indigenous peoples for residential schools, months after unmarked mass graves were discovered

From the 19th century until the 1970s, more than 150,000 First Nations children were required to attend state-funded Christian schools as part of a programme to assimilate them into Canadian society

Published on 25th September 2021
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A pandemic of another sorts: Kerala seeks to address growing addiction to mobile games among kids

The move assumes significance in the wake of a handful of incidents of children falling into the trap of online games reported in the state in recent times

Published on 25th September 2021
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International Week of Deaf People: Make screening infants for disabilities mandatory, says Union Minister Bharati Pawar

The International Week of the Deaf People is celebrated annually by the global Deaf Community during the last full week of September

Published on 24th September 2021
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Schools in Kerala to re-open in staggered manner from November 1, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan

To ensure protection and safety of children attending the classes, the Health and Education Ministers would be convening a high-level meeting on Thursday

Published on 23rd September 2021
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Not practical to have specific teacher-pupil ratio of special educators in general schools: SC told by centre

The Centre had earlier told the apex court that there is a dedicated component for education of children with special needs as part of the ‘Samagra Shiksha' scheme

Published on 23rd September 2021
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This 12-year-old Kerala kid runs his own coding academy where he teaches others who are older

Muhammad Ameen has his hands full while coding and teaching children how to code. He talks about his own coding institute

Published on 22nd September 2021
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Schools must be a safe haven for children, Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Afghanistan and COVID impact

Discussing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children and their future, Satyarthi expressed his displeasure over the global response towards the sufferings of thousands

Published on 20th September 2021
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This Delhi author's new books will teach children how to accept diverse family backgrounds

Beyond race, gender, colour and ethnicity which have formed the bases for discrimination since the beginning of time, this book aims to bring to light a largely ignored issue

Published on 20th September 2021
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Block Education Officer in UP's Bijnor orders teachers to not bring their wards to school

The order is being strongly resented by teachers who claim that they bring their children with them because they have no one to look after them at home in their absence

Published on 20th September 2021
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Detailed plan for reopening schools in Kerala will be prepared: Education Minister V Sivankutty

Sivankutty said deliberations with various departments are ongoing to ensure safety of the children attending the schools

Published on 20th September 2021
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Primary schools in Uttarakhand to reopen on September 21 after pandemic-induced closure

The classes will be held only for three hours a day and children will not be allowed to bring food to school

Published on 19th September 2021
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Empty desk array at UN spotlights lost learning in pandemic; world leaders to converge next week

UNICEF says about 131 million children have missed out on three-quarters of their in-person instruction since March 2020

Published on 19th September 2021
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SC favours disbursal of Rs 25 cr for welfare of children orphaned during pandemic in Maharashtra

A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and B V Nagarathna noted earlier this week that the state has about 19,000 children who lost a parent due to COVID-19 and 593 who lost both their parents

Published on 18th September 2021

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