40 percent of Indian kids don't have healthy BMI: Study

A countrywide study showed that 40 percent of Indian kids do not have a healthy body mass index (BMI) and warned that the current generation was heading towards an “unhealthy future”.

Sleep-deprived schoolchildren run obesity risk

Children of mothers who work full time may not be getting the amount of sleep they need each night, placing them at higher risk of being overweight or obese within a year, finds research.

25 kids ill after eating mid-day meal, 15 after eating wild fruit in Bihar

 At least 25 children fell ill Saturday after having their mid-day meal at a government school in Bihar, while 15 fell ill on the same day after consuming wild fruit in a village, officials said.

Khushbir, Arpinder to run in Salwan Marathon as voluntteers
Khushbir, Arpinder to run in Salwan Marathon as voluntteers

Asian Games silver winner Khushbir Kaur, Commonwealth Games medallists Arpinder Singh and Mandeep Jangra will run as volunteers along with visually challenged school children at the 20th Salwan Cross Country Marathon Run here on November 2.

Changing school schedule could help kids perform better

Instead of forcing your teenager to wake up early for school, finding a way to start school late could be a better way to help him/her perform better, researchers believe.

Aamir Khan wants children to be focussed, hardworking
Aamir Khan wants children to be focussed, hardworking

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan wants kids to be caring, hardworking and focused in their lives.

One in 10 school children overweight in NCR

One in every 10 school children in the National Capital Region (NCR) between 13 and 16 years of age is overweight and therefore at a risk of developing heart diseases, a survey said Sunday.

Six killed in accident, stampede at Chinese primary school

Six children were killed Friday and about two dozen injured in an accident and stampede at a primary school in southwestern China, authorities and reports said.

Hong Kong school children join student protest demanding democracy

Hundreds of school children joined university students demanding greater democracy on Friday, capping a week-long campaign that has seen a large cut-out depicting Hong Kong`s leader as the devil paraded through the city and calls for him to resign.

Man stabs four school kids to death in southern China

A knife-wielding man stabbed to death four primary school children in southern China on Friday, state media reported, the latest in a series of such attacks in recent years.

Kids eat good if parents went to college

A child's diet is likely to be decided by the education of the young one's parents, says a new study.

Schools in Jammu reopen after flood water recedes

Schools in Jammu and Kashmir reopened from today after flood water receded a bit.

PM Narendra Modi interacts with school children

For 13-year-old Ilma Khan, shaking hands with Prime Minister Narendra Modi was nothing less than a dream.

School children drown in pond in TN

Two school children, aged 14 and 11 years, drowned in a pond near here, police said.

Teacher brutally beats up teen in Howrah school

A 13-year-old boy of St Aloysius School in Howrah, West Bengal was brutally beaten up by his school teacher during class hours for borrowing a pen.

More school children dying in road accidents in India

India not only has the dubious distinction of having one of the worst road accident records in the world, but that these are taking more and more young lives, particularly of school children.

Telangana CM announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for accident victims

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao announced a Rs five lakh ex-gratia each to the families of those killed in Masayipet bus-train accident in Medak district on Thursday, and ordered an inquiry.

Telangana accident unfortunate: Railway Minister

Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda Thursday termed as unfortunate the death of people in Telangana when a train rammed into a school bus at an unmanned railway crossing.

Train-bus collision kills 16 in Telangana, CM announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia

Sixteen persons - 14 school children, the driver and the cleaner - were killed and at least 20 students were injured as a train crashed into the private bus in which they were travelling at an unmanned railway crossing at Masaipet village in Telangana`s Medak district Thursday morning.

Teacher sentenced to death in China for raping school children

A 56-year-old school teacher in central China was on Monday sentenced to death with a two years` reprieve for raping two girl students and molesting several others.