15 Aug 2014
New Delhi: For 13 year old Ilma Khan, shaking hands with Prime Minister Narendra Modi was nothing less than a dream. Khan, a Class VII student at Khalsa School in the national capital, was among the few lucky children who received greetings from Narendra Modi in person on the occasion of Independence Day.
03 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Voicing concern over many children being unable to avail benefit of Universal Immunisation Programme (UIP), Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said 95 percent cases of death of children are due to "absolutely and compulsorily preventable" causes.
06 Sep 2014
Patna: At least 50 children fell ill Saturday after having their mid-day meal at a government school in Bihar's Sitamarhi district, officials said. A dead lizard was found in the meal served to children, a district official said.
21 Aug 2014
Mumbai: On Tuesday evening, Priyanka Chopra injured herself while performing a Dahi Handi act on the sets of dance reality show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. The actress had come on the show to promote her film, Mary Kom.
02 Sep 2014
New Delhi: The Centre's move to celebrate Teacher's Day as 'Guru Utsav' and planned interaction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with school children on that day have kicked up a controversy with Congress coming down hard on the government.
26 Aug 2014
Washington: It may sound surprising but children as young as two years old intuitively use mathematical concepts such as probability to help make sense of the world around them.
04 Sep 2014
Washington: Children as young as seven can think strategically and understand how to use deception and competitiveness to their advantage, a new study has found.
20 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) has launched 'Operation Khoj' to trace missing children, an official said.
06 Jun 2014
New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday convicted 18 Uttarakhand Police personnel, seven of them for murder and others for various offences including criminal conspiracy and kidnapping in a fake encounter case in which an MBA student was shot dead in Uttarakhand in 2009.
19 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Anaemia is exceptionally common in children from north India, especially in affluent sections of the population, says a study.