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Dead lizard found in Bihar mid-day meal, 25 children taken ill

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 20:42

At least 25 children of a government school in Bihar`s Siwan district fell ill Friday after eating mid-day meal in which a dead lizard was found, officials said.

Gay, lesbian couples have happier children

Gay, lesbian couples have happier children

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 19:19

A new study has found that kids who have two moms or dads are happier than the ones who have a mom and dad as parents.

Siblings learn from each other during playtime: Study

Siblings learn from each other during playtime: Study

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 18:36

A new study has revealed that uninterrupted playtime between siblings is key for learning, as young children learn a lot from their older siblings.

China school minivan accident kills eight children

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 10:02

Eight children were among 11 people killed when a kindergarten minivan plunged into a reservoir in central China, state media reported Friday.

Caesarean babies have weaker immunity

Caesarean babies have weaker immunity

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 15:17

Children born through a caesarean section procedure have different intestinal microbes than children born normally, says a study.

Number of child labour has reduced by 65 percent: Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:19

The total number of child labour in the country has reduced by 65 per cent as per the Census 2011, Rajya Sabha was informed today.

Privileged children break the norm in juvenile delinquency

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 09:11

The latest report by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has shown a surprising trend differing from the widely accepted norms that children in poverty are the most vulnerable and soft targets of criminal gangs and goons.

Four children killed in Pakistan road accident

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 13:01

At least four children were killed Monday when a truck fell into a ravine in Pakistan`s Balochistan province, officials said.

Unhealthy food habits in TV programs set bad paradigms for kids

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 18:47

A new study has revealed that positive portrayal of unhealthy food habits by TV characters lead to set bad example for kids in real life.

UN concerned over use of children as human shields by Maoists

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 12:11

The UN has expressed concern over the killing and maiming of children who continue to be recruited and used as human shields by Maoists in India and over the threat of sexual violence against girls within Naxalite ranks.

Even low lead exposure harms kids

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 13:58

Young children are particularly vulnerable to the toxic effects of lead and even low exposure to it can give rise to emotional and behavioural problems, says a study.

Early stress can have lasting negative impacts in children

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 19:54

A new study reveals that early exposure to stress can change the parts of developing children`s brain.