Delhi Police reaches out to schoolkids with special I-Day exercise

Around 700 schoolchildren were invited by Delhi Police to visit police stations in north Delhi on Independence Day as part of an exercise to promote a positive and people-friendly image of the force and also to familiarise them with its functioning.

At least 20 kids fall ill after drinking water in Bihar school

At least six children fainted and 20 fell ill Monday after drinking water at a school in Bihar`s Bhojpur district, an official said. All were out of danger after receiving medical treatment.

Little exercise boosts attention span of poor school kids

Just 12 minutes of exercise can improve attention and reading comprehension in low income adolescents, says a new study, suggesting that schools serving low income populations should work brief bouts of exercise into their daily schedules.

Akshay wants martial arts training compulsory for school kids

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, who studied martial arts in Thailand, today urged the government to make this mandatory in Indian schools too as it is crucial for self defence.

Mindfulness can reduce stress among school going kids

A new study has found that mindfulness - a mental training that develops sustained attention that can change the ways people think, act and feel - could reduce symptoms of stress and depression and promote wellbeing among school children.

ADHD diagnoses among schoolkids rise by 53pc in past decade

About 6.4 million children have received diagnosis for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) at some point — an increase of 16 percent since 2007 and 53 percent in the past decade — according to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Jharkhand: Naxals using school kids as human shields

Tribal children in Jharkhand are continued to be misled by the red rebels to strengthen their numbers and to use them as human shields.

UP: Four kids die as school van collides with bus

Four school children and their van driver were killed and 12 others injured this morning when their vehicle collided with a roadways bus near Malesia village here at state highway 51, police said.

China: 90 school kids hospitalised with food poisoning

A total of 90 children were admitted to hospitals with food poisoning symptoms after having school lunches in China`s Guangdong Province Tuesday, local authorities said.

`Think carrots, not candy as school snack`

The U.S. government readies new rules requiring healthier foods to be sold beyond the cafeteria.

Andhra: School bus with 45 kids falls in canal, 4 dead

The bus was carrying 45 LKG and UKG students of Sai Teja Public School.

China: 15 school kids die in road mishap

A school bus carrying students
headed to their homes plunged into a ditch in eastern China, killing 15 children and injuring eight others.

‘Heroin’ pill costing 50p soaring in popularity among UK school kids

School kids in Britain are hyped about a new drug, which has the same effect as heroin, but is much cheaper.

Two Chinese kids suffocated to death

Two kindergarten children were
suffocated to death in China after they were inadvertently left inside the school bus for several hours, prompting authorities to overhaul safety measures.

School kids send 60,000 handmade rakhis to soldiers

Students from over 150 schools across northern India have sent about 60,000 handmade rakhis to soldiers.

Coming soon: A thumb-sized, $23 PC for school kids!

David Braben has developed a tiny computer based around a USB stick called the Raspberry Pi.

School kids addicted to substance abuse

School children as young as 10 years are at a greater risk of substance abuse.

Sonam Kapoor donates `kind kites` to school kids

Actress Sonam Kapoor has donated special kites with regulation strings to school children and urged them never to use glass powder-coated manja (string) to fly kites.

Obama to celebrate Diwali with school kids

US President Obama will celebrate Diwali with school children in Mumbai.

Obama to celebrate Diwali with school kids

US President Barack Obama, who began
his maiden three-day visit to India from the city, will
celebrate Diwali with school children here on Saturday.