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Watching TV just 15 minutes a day can kill creativity in kids

Watching TV just 15 minutes a day can kill creativity in kids

Children who spend just 15 minutes or more a day watching their favourite cartoons on television may be at an increased risk of losing their creative minds as compared to those who read books or solve jigsaw puzzles, a study says.

Are 'Tom and Jerry' behind the spread of violence across the world?

Are 'Tom and Jerry' behind the spread of violence across the world?

A senior Egyptian official believes 'Tom and Jerry' could, or in fact are, spreading violence!

'Tipu ka Afsana' - A compilation of cartoons on Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav

'Tipu ka Afsana' - A compilation of cartoons on Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav

 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday released the book 'Tipu ka Afsana' which is a compilation of cartoons on him.

Watching cartoons can make kids fat

Children tend to perceive ovoid, or egg-shaped, characters as overweight even though the creatures are imaginary, and seeing them can influence children to eat more unhealthy food, found the study.

Dutch far right politician airs Mohammad cartoons on TV

Dutch far right politician airs Mohammad cartoons on TV

 Anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders on Wednesday aired cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad on Dutch television that were drawn at a cartoon competition in Texas that was attacked by two gunmen in May.

Muhammad cartoons to be shown on TV, says Netherlands MP Geert Wilders

Muhammad cartoons to be shown on TV, says Netherlands MP Geert Wilders

In what is apparently a risk-laden claim, Dutch MP Geert Wilders known for his anti-Islam rhetoric, has vowed that he will show Prohet Muhammad cartoon on national television.

Anti-ISIS cartoon contest being held in Iran; US, Israel depicted as pro-extremists

Anti-ISIS cartoon contest being held in Iran; US, Israel depicted as pro-extremists

In an apparently risk-laden event, Iran is hosting an international anti-Islamic State cartoon competition to lampoon and scoff at the extremists and the atrocities committed by them.

Two gunmen shot at US meet on Prophet cartoons, IS claims hand

Two gunmen shot at US meet on Prophet cartoons, IS claims hand

Two gunmen were shot dead after they opened fire outside a conference on cartoons of Prophet Muhammad in Texas state, an incident for which the Islamic State (IS) has allegedly claimed responsibility.

Japan publisher reprints Charlie Hebdo cartoons

 A small Japanese publisher on Tuesday issued 3,000 copies of a book of cartoons by French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, including controversial drawings of Mohammed.

‘If published in India then Charlie Hebdo cartoons would have never got support like in France'

Humour is a new sin. The intolerant world we are living in seems to have pushed this thought across us as was proved by the recent attack on French satirical magazine Charile Hebdo.

German newspaper that reprinted Charlie Hebdo cartoons firebombed

German newspaper that reprinted Charlie Hebdo cartoons firebombed

A German newspaper in the northern port city of Hamburg that reprinted Mohammed cartoons from the French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo was the target of an arson attack early Sunday, police said. 

Pakistan, Afghanistan condemn Charlie Hebdo killings

Pakistan on Thursday condemned an Islamist attack on a French magazine that has outraged many Muslims for its irreverent cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed as "terrorism," despite its own tough laws forbidding blasphemy.

Children's cartoons rife with violence: Study

Children's cartoons rife with violence: Study

The children's cartoons are "rife with death and destruction", with content akin to the "rampant horrors" of popular films for adults given restrictive age ratings, researchers have suggested in a study.

Give your child`s bedroom `cartoon` makeover

Make your child happy by giving his bedroom a cute makeover with soft, multi-coloured bed linens printed with cartoon characters like Superman, Scooby Doo, Barbie, Tweety, Tom and Jerry amongst others.

Simon Cowell makes animation movie

Siomon Cowell has made an animation film, a dream which he is cherishing from a decade, and sold it to a studio recently.

Bangladesh bans Hindi-dubbed Japanese cartoon

Bangladesh has banned a popular Hindi-dubbed Japanese cartoon for its "negative impact" on children.

Case against student for circulating anti-Mamata cartoons

A police complaint was filed against a college student here today for sharing cartoons of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on his Facebook account.

Cultivate a temper which welcomes criticism: Prez Pranab

Renowned cartoonist Kutty died on October 22 last year in the United States. He was 90.

French institutions remain closed in Puducherry

Official sources said institutions run by the French government also remained closed following a circular from the French administration.

Exhibition on Shankar`s cartoons to open on Monday

To mark the 110th birth anniversary of renowned artist Shankar, an exhibition of his cartoons and photos and documentaries on him will be held here from Monday.