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Oct 18, 2018
Poshan Abhiyaan: Four reasons why the National Nutrition Mission has the potential to drastically reduce malnutritionIndia has had many of the Poshan Abhiyaan building blocks in place for some time.
Sep 28, 2018
Primary health centres, primary schools, anganwadi centres in Jammu and Kashmir to be run by panchayats after local body electionsFor the first time, primary health centres, primary schools and anganwadi centres in Jammu and Kashmir will come under the administrative control of the panchayats when elections to the local body will be completed next month, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday.
Sep 25, 2018
Measles Rubella vaccines to administer over 3.85 lakh children across JammuSchools across Jammu district have coordinated with the chief medical officer (CMO).
Sep 20, 2018
India has 97% children enrolled in school, but teaching them basic skills is the next challenge: ReportIn 2000, when the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan was launched in India, almost one in five children, was not enrolled in primary school.
Sep 04, 2018
Children who lie at young age tend to develop better cognitive abilities, says University of Toronto studyChildren who lie early in their life tend to have much better cognitive abilities, a study claims.
Aug 14, 2018
RTI response reveals BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur ran out of oxygen cylinders before 60 children died during treatmentThe RTI was filed by activist Sanjay Sharma who claimed that the state was covering up their missteps relating to the tragedy, where over 60 children died.
Aug 05, 2018
From Raza's canvases to Husain's masterpieces, children must be taught early to appreciate art, say expertsWestern countries encourage art appreciation for young children as their artistic communities recognise them as an audience early on. In India, this is still at its nascent stages but the recent past shows that it’s a trend that is surely picking up.
Jul 31, 2018
BJP-governed states not serving eggs in mid-day meals, cite 'vegetarian sentiments'Swati Narayan, a research scholar and an activist with the Right To Food campaign, recently mapped the inclusion of eggs in mid-day meals in schools.
Jul 10, 2018
More than 500 million children living in country of conflict or disaster, says head of UN children's agency Henrietta ForeAbout a quarter of the world's children — about 535 million — are living in a country affected by conflict or disaster, the head of the UN children's agency said on Monday.
Jul 02, 2018
Amazon Alexa adds 350 new skills for children including 'Amar Chitra Katha' quizThe skills can be accessed on all Amazon Echo devices as well as the free Alexa app for smartphones.