Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Wednesday October 14, 2015
Single mothers who have adopted children, especially in Mother Teresa own city, Kolkata, are disappointed that Missionaries of Charity has decided to stop adoptions.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 14, 2015
The Centre has notified new rules to extend by six months, till April 15 next year, the deadline for central government employees to file details of their assets and liabilities along with that of their spouses and dependent children, as mandated under the Lokpal Act.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Tuesday October 13, 2015
A daunting task of finding the biological father of a newborn boy lies ahead of officials from Santacruz police station after a 17-year-old girl, a rape victim, breathed her last at the KEM Hospital in the wee hours of Sunday without revealing the father's identity.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 13, 2015
At least 13 members, including seven children, of a family were killed early today in a landslide in Pakistan's Karachi city, media reported.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 12, 2015
Her face caked in dirt and hair matted with sweat, eight-year-old Lalita Kumari hacks away at pieces of rock containing an elusive mineral that adds a dash of sparkle to lipstick and nail polish.
Press Trust of India | Monday October 12, 2015
Sachin Tendulkar, a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), was promoting the "wash in school" drive aimed at bringing down the death toll from poor sanitation.
Health | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 12, 2015
Lithium, a drug used successfully for decades to treat adults with the bipolar disorder, can also be safe and effective for children suffering from the chronic brain condition marked by spontaneous, changing bouts of elation and depression, says a new study.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 11, 2015
Firstborn children have a higher risk of developing nearsightedness than their younger siblings, partly because parents may be more invested in the education of their eldest kid, a new UK study suggests.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 10, 2015
A seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 55-year-old man in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia on Saturday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 10, 2015
Nine people, including a baby and older children, have died in a fire at a site in Dublin housing members of the traveller community, police said Saturday.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Saturday October 10, 2015
Missionaries of Charity has said it is closing down its adoption services in India over objections to the country's new adoption rules.
India News | Written by Harsha Kumari Singh | Saturday October 10, 2015
Dozens of Dalit children from a government school in Rajasthan's Berdo Ka Baas village say they are now too scared to go to school.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 9, 2015
A family in China with seven children has been fined $110,180 for violating the country's controversial one-child policy, resurfacing concerns over the stringent family planning policy that was relaxed recently.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 9, 2015
'Swacch Bharat' mission has caught the imagination of people, especially children and is becoming one of the most powerful people's movements after Independence, Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has claimed.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 9, 2015
India's leading global IT company Wipro has said it will provide new books to tens of thousands of children in need across five cities in North America.
Agence France-Presse | Friday October 9, 2015
Hallo App Deutsch contains 1,000 everyday words as well as pictures and sound, something which will help kids who can't yet read the Roman script.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 9, 2015
In a shed at the heart of the Assaga refugee camp in southeast Niger, around 50 children sing and dance, masking the deep emotional trauma inflicted on them by Boko Haram.
Kanpur News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 8, 2015
Two men were today arrested for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl in Chakeri area of Kanpur. The accused, Krishna and Raj Kumar, are fourth-class employees in the school where the girl studied.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 8, 2015
A Danish zoo said today it would dissect a lion in front of children, undeterred by the international outrage that hit a Copenhagen zoo that last year did the same thing to a giraffe.
India News | Written by Harsha Kumai Singh | Tuesday October 13, 2015
All they wanted was more teachers for their village school. What they got instead were lathicharge and molestation from the local police to break up their protest, say a group of children from Rajasthan's Tonk district.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 7, 2015
Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi today said he will write to the heads of government of all 193 United Nations member countries asking them to ensure adequate financial and human resources for the effective implementation of child-friendly sustainable development goals (SDGs).
Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 7, 2015
Hrithik joins international public figures like Freida Pinto, Dani Alves, Kolo Toure, Neymar Jr, Nobel peace prize laureate Malala Yousafzai, UNICEF ambassadors Nancy Ajram, Serena Williams and eminent advocate for UNICEF, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan
Hyderabad News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 6, 2015
A couple allegedly committed suicide after poisoning their two minor children to death in Chintal area in Hyderabad apparently over financial problems, police said today.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 5, 2015
To treat children with a missing or under-developed ear, experienced surgeons harvest pieces of rib cartilage from the child and carve them into the framework of a new ear.