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Chhattisgarh: 11-year-old boy, who had fallen into borewell, rescued after 104 hours
India

Chhattisgarh: 11-year-old boy, who had fallen into borewell, rescued after 104 hours

Rahul Sahu had fallen into the unused 80-feet-deep borewell, located in the backyard of his house in Pihrid village of Chhattisgarh

Centre considers imposing 40 kmph speed limit for motorcycles with child pillion rider
India

Centre considers imposing 40 kmph speed limit for motorcycles with child pillion rider

Draft rules limit the speed of the bike to 40 kmph and mandates the wearing of safety gear for the pillion-rider

Alec Baldwin, wife Hilaria welcome sixth child, post family picture on social media
Entertainment

Alec Baldwin, wife Hilaria welcome sixth child, post family picture on social media

Alec and Hilaria Baldwin have welcomed their sixth child, five months after giving birth to Eduardo, their fifth

Eating fat-rich foods as a child causes long-lasting changes in gut microbiome: Study
science

Eating fat-rich foods as a child causes long-lasting changes in gut microbiome: Study

The gut microbiome helps hosts break down the food and produce chemicals needed for the breakdown.

World Diabetes day: Everything that you need to know about gestational diabetes when you are pregnant
India

World Diabetes day: Everything that you need to know about gestational diabetes when you are pregnant

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus can affect the baby’s health, and raise the risk of type 2 diabetes later in life.

World Diabetes Day: Amidst Coronavirus pandemic, India needs to pay attention to Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
science

World Diabetes Day: Amidst Coronavirus pandemic, India needs to pay attention to Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

We know that prediabetes and diabetes affect approximately six million births in India alone, of which 90 percent are due to GDM.

Children born, living in high-altitude areas may have slower growth compared to those in lower altitudes, reveals study
Health

Children born, living in high-altitude areas may have slower growth compared to those in lower altitudes, reveals study

Specific interventions must be devised for children born and growing up in hilly or mountainous regions, noted a study which observed over 9 lakh children from 59 countries between 1992 and 2018

Exposure to air pollution not only increases risk of asthma attacks but also of disease onset in children
Health

Exposure to air pollution not only increases risk of asthma attacks but also of disease onset in children

The researchers found that while children whose parents had asthma were still more likely to develop the chronic disease, those who were exposed to higher levels of small particulate matter (PM 2.5) and nitrate pollution also had an increased risk of asthma onset.

Second death linked with bubonic plague recorded in a village in Inner Mongolia
World

Second death linked with bubonic plague recorded in a village in Inner Mongolia

Nine close contacts of the victim along with 26 secondary contacts have been quarantined and their tests have come out negative.

Scientists create embryo-like research model to help them study the earliest stages of human development
science

Scientists create embryo-like research model to help them study the earliest stages of human development

The model overcomes the ethical restrictions of using embryos for research and allows scientists to study something they have never directly observed before.

Students excessively using phones experience isolation, depression and anxiety
science

Students excessively using phones experience isolation, depression and anxiety

After an hour of phone usage, children have low curiosity, emotional stability, and lesser self-control.

Children are going to love the new guidelines set out, for their playtime, by WHO
science

Children are going to love the new guidelines set out, for their playtime, by WHO

Children should stay away from screens and spend more time playing outside and sleeping, say experts

Donald Trump doubles down on alleged child molester Roy Moore, says electing a Democrat in Alabama 'would be a disaster'
World

Donald Trump doubles down on alleged child molester Roy Moore, says electing a Democrat in Alabama 'would be a disaster'

Donald Trump made clear the success of his legislative agenda outweighs repulsion at the prospect of electing Roy Moore, who is facing allegations of sexual misconduct.

Madhya Pradesh to enact law for giving death sentence in rape cases where victim is aged 12 or below
India

Madhya Pradesh to enact law for giving death sentence in rape cases where victim is aged 12 or below

The Madhya Pradesh government on Sunday cleared a proposal to enact a law for awarding death sentence to those guilty of raping girls aged 12 or below in the state.

54 percent Indian parents have discovered that their child has visited inappropriate websites: McAfee
News & Analysis

54 percent Indian parents have discovered that their child has visited inappropriate websites: McAfee

McAfee has released a new report after conducting a global study to research about the behaviour, habits and attitude of families towards evolving technology.

Facebook removes accounts with fake child-cancer posts
News & Analysis

Facebook removes accounts with fake child-cancer posts

Facebook has deleted two accounts following a complaint from a mother of a three-year-old, whose stolen photos were being falsely used to claim he had cancer.

Maternal depression may reduce empathy in kids, says study
Life

Maternal depression may reduce empathy in kids, says study

Mothers' early and chronic depression may increase the risk of children developing social-emotional problems as well as impact their brain's empathic response to others' distress, a study has found.

Trauma of Islamic State rule follows Iraqi women out of Mosul
| Reuters
World

Trauma of Islamic State rule follows Iraqi women out of Mosul | Reuters

By Stephen Kalin | KHAZIR, Iraq KHAZIR, Iraq One wrong word to an Islamic State fighter in Mosul last year was all it took to set in motion a harrowing chain of events for an Iraqi woman who became so traumatised that she trembled in fear even after escaping the group's control.The widowed mother was being vetted to receive a pension from the ultra-hardline Islamists a few months after they seized the northern city in 2014 and turned it into the Iraqi capital of their self-styled caliphate."I made the mistake of telling them my husband had been a victim of terrorism," she said in an interview on Tuesday at a government-run camp in Khazir, east of Mosul.