Children

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  • Childhood in winters: Born to chill!

    Childhood in winters: Born to chill!

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    January 20, 2018
  • Over 1,000 people charged over distributing sexually explicit material in Denmark

    Over 1,000 people charged over distributing sexually explicit material in Denmark

    More than 1,000 young people have been charged by police in Denmark with distributing sexually explicit material. They are accused of using Facebook Messenger to share indecent video clips of two 15-year-olds having sex, BBC reported. Police said it could......

    January 16, 2018
  • Penelope Cruz doesn't own a TV

    Penelope Cruz doesn't own a TV

    Actress Penelope Cruz doesn't have a TV in her house because she doesn't want her children to grow up in front of the screen. She said: "It worries me when I see a group of children who are 11 or......

    January 8, 2018
  • Reduced tensions vital for S Asia development

    Reduced tensions vital for S Asia development

    Name any indicator of human development, and you are likely to find the South Asian region somewhere at the bottom of it. While there can be many reasons for this, one important reason is the heavy direct and indirect expenditure......

    January 7, 2018
  • Vaccination drive to cover 75 lakh children

    Vaccination drive to cover 75 lakh children

    About 75 lakh children between the age of nine months to 15 years would be immunised in Punjab under the 'Measles-Rubella Vaccination Campaign' in month of April and May. Disclosing this, health and family welfare minister, Brahm Mohindra, said that......

    January 3, 2018
  • New system develops analytic thought in blind children

    New system develops analytic thought in blind children

    For the purpose of developing analytic thought and reducing mistaken alterations in data received by children with sight disabilities, a group of students in Mexico City designed a multi-sensory system that includes stories, jigsaw puzzles and stuffed tos. "Mati Mati:......

    January 3, 2018
  • '20,000 men interested in sexually abusing children'

    '20,000 men interested in sexually abusing children'

    The British police chief in charge of child protection says an estimated 20,000 men have shown an interest in sexually abusing children, the media reported. Officer Simon Bailey, the National Police Chiefs' Council lead on child protection, on Friday said......

    December 30, 2017
  • Unicef: Children increasingly used as weapons of war

    Unicef: Children increasingly used as weapons of war

    Children caught in war zones are increasingly being used as weapons of war -- recruited to fight, forced to act as suicide bombers, and used as human shields, Unicef has warned. In a statement late Wednesday summarising 2017 as a......

    December 28, 2017
  • 'Kids now spend 30 minutes more everyday on digital screens'

    'Kids now spend 30 minutes more everyday on digital screens'

    Technology was not consuming children's time and attention, as was commonly perceived.

    December 26, 2017
  • Unicef calls for making digital world safer for children

    Unicef calls for making digital world safer for children

    The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) has said little is done to protect the children from the perils of the digital world and to increase their access to safe online content. Pointing out that one in three internet users worldwide......

    December 12, 2017
  • Five injured in UP as helium balloons catch fire

    Five injured in UP as helium balloons catch fire

    Five children were injured in Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday when decorative helium gas-filled balloons exploded and caught fire, police said. The children were part of an event in the village of Hisavada, where Bihar Governor Satyapal Malik arrived. Hisavada is......

    December 9, 2017
  • Kolkata child sexual assault case: Parents demand principal's arrest

    Kolkata child sexual assault case: Parents demand principal's arrest

    Parents and guardians of students held a sit-in protest demanding their children's security and arrest of the school's principal on Sunday, after a minor girl was allegedly sexually abused inside a south Kolkata school by two physical training (PT) teachers......

    December 3, 2017
  • Going to school alone can improve kids' safety perception

    Going to school alone can improve kids' safety perception

    If children are allowed to go to school on their own either by walking or cycling, they are more likely to possess greater decision-making abilities as well as have better safety perception, finds a new study. Children who travel to......

    November 29, 2017