See reason, shun violence: School students from India, Pakistan

The year-end barbaric massacre of nearly 140 defenceless, innocent children at an Army-run school in Peshawar by terror outfit Tehrik-e-Taliban has not only failed to deter Pakistani children from their quest of knowledge and education, but has emboldened them enough to ask terrorists to see reason and shun violence.

DNA: PM Modi to keep Navratri fast during US visit

PM Narendra Modi will keep Navratri fast during his visit to the US. Modi keeps fast for all the nine days with only drinking water with a strict adherence to yoga, meditation and puja at the dusk.

Girls top adoption preference among foreign couples

Foreign couples adopting Indian children prefer girls to boys, the Women and Child Development Ministry`s data has revealed.

Government revising guidelines for adoption of children

The Government is revising the existing guidelines for adoption to simplify the procedure and minimise the delay in the process of adoption of Indian children.

One in three unregistered children live in India: UNICEF

India is home to nearly one in three unregistered children worldwide, with 71 million children under the age of five not having their births recorded, a UNICEF report has said.

Two in five kids don`t have right BMI: Survey

Two out of five kids in India were found not to have the right Body Mass Index (BMI) levels, according to a health and fitness survey which covered 77,669 children in 176 schools across the country.

1 mn deaf children in India awaiting medical aid: Natarajan

Union Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan today said a holistic effort by government, medical fraternity and others would help in propagating the technology for the benefit of such kids.

India can develop only when children are empowered: Tirath

Children are one of the most important resources for the country and it is them that need to be empowered if India is to realise its full potential, Union Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath said here on Tuesday.

India has largest pneumonia, diarrhoeal disease burden: Report

India continues to have the largest pneumonia and diarrhoeal disease burden in the world, according to a report by leading health US health institute The Bloomberg School.

Instill core civilisational values in children, says President Pranab

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday called upon school authorities to do their utmost to instill core civilisational values in children.

Child sex abuse – it’s very much there

According to a 2007, report by the Ministry of Women and Child Development 21.90% child respondents reported facing severe forms of sexual abuse and of the total number of abuse cases 50% of the respondents claimed that they knew the perpetrator.

More than 4,700 Indian children die before five years

In India, there are less than seven doctors for every 10,000 people, and more than 4,700 children die every day before attaining the age of five, a report said Thursday.

Special Victims: Law, Order and India`s Children

"There can be no keener revelation of a society`s soul than the way in which it treats its children", said Nelson Mandela.

Kids custody row: No comment on legal issues, says Norway Ambassador

Norway`s Ambassador to India on Sunday refused to comment on the case of the two Indian children who were entrusted to the care of their uncle by a Norwegian court and were now staying in India.

More than three under-five kids died every minute in India in 2011

With the highest number of 16.55 lakh deaths of under-five children reported in 2011, India topped the list of nations across the world.

India at 112th rank in child well-being index

India fares poorly among middle-income countries when it comes to overall well-being of children.

Keen to see solution to Norway custody row: PM

India is keen to find an amicable
solution to custody battle of 2 Indian children in Norway, Manmohan Singh told his Norwegian counterpart.

Even children are not safe in UP

Crime rate against children grew by about 3 per cent last year.

Even children are not safe in UP

Crime rate against children grew by about 3 per cent last year.

UN to vaccinate 134 mn Indian children from measles

UNICEF will vaccinate 134 mn children against measles in a joint drive with the WHO.