Indian Children

Malnourishment rising among children below 5 years of age, warns govt survey

According to the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) 4 conducted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in 2015-16, 35.7% children under 5 years of age are underweight and 38.4% are stunted.

Jun 27, 2019, 20:31 PM IST

47 million children in India reside in most polluted areas: Report

'Airpocalypse-II', a Greenpeace India report, said children are worst affected in states such as Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar, Maharashtra and Delhi respectively.

Jan 30, 2018, 07:12 AM IST

Kids who follow their interests build a happier tomorrow: Survey

On a sample size of over 800 respondents across India, 73 per cent of the parents felt their child's interest was a reflection of their happiness; 16 per cent linked interest to hobbies and 11 per cent to aptitude. 

Jun 15, 2017, 08:13 AM IST

Indian children healthier than ever, but other nations doing better: Survey

There has been similar improvement in almost all childhood health indicators, pointing to the fact that many Indian children are doing better than they ever have.

Mar 03, 2017, 16:22 PM IST

Know what Indian children prefer during holidays

According to the findings, 66 per cent Indian children like having pools in their resorts and 70 per cent children want Wi-Fi or a fast internet connection wherever they are on a holiday away from home.

Nov 08, 2016, 15:29 PM IST

50 percent of Indian teenagers prone to high use of mobile phones

India has the world's second highest mobile phone users with the figure standing above one billion.

Feb 19, 2016, 21:43 PM IST

Indian kids continue to be under-nourished: Nadda

The event was organised by the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

Dec 10, 2015, 22:01 PM IST

Over two-thirds of Indian children prone to diabetes: Survey

A whopping 66.11 percent of Indian children possess "abnormal levels of sugar" in their body, reveals a new nationwide three-year-long survey, the results of which were released here on Friday.

Nov 13, 2015, 17:02 PM IST

50 percent Indian children trust strangers on web: Study

The study also surveyed the concerns of parents, revealing that when it comes to online activity, 48 percent parents believe that the worst thing to happen to their children is interacting with strangers online.

Oct 27, 2015, 18:35 PM IST

Self-worth of Indian kids impacted more by father's role

The researchers studied English and Indian families living in Britain to assess the impact of the household power structures that exist within different cultures on a child's wellbeing.

Oct 07, 2015, 20:26 PM IST

Indian children say very excited to reach Mt Everest base camp

The two Indian siblings who successfully reached the base camp of the world's highest peak Mount Everest, becoming the youngest climbers to reach the destination, on Saturday said the experience was "very exciting".

Aug 15, 2015, 16:27 PM IST

This country adopts most Indian orphans

The US adopts most number of Indian children from various orphanages across the country, followed by Italy and Spain, the government said on Friday.

Jul 24, 2015, 18:09 PM IST

Rare eye cancer on the rise among Indian children: AIIMS

A leading eye specialists at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has on Thursday informed that Retinoblastoma, a rare type of eye cancer, is fast emerging among the Indian children.

May 14, 2015, 19:31 PM IST

India loses ground on global motherhood index

India has slipped further in an annual survey analysing the world's best places to be a mother, ranking 140th behind countries like Zimbabwe, Bangladesh and Iraq.

May 05, 2015, 23:06 PM IST

35 percent of school-going children in India suffer from poor lung health: Survey

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Kolkata: A survey has revealed that around 35 percent of school going children in India suffer from poor lung health.

May 04, 2015, 18:17 PM IST

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.

Jan 06, 2015, 10:46 AM IST

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.

Sep 23, 2014, 00:17 AM IST

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.

Aug 10, 2014, 11:35 AM IST

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.

Jul 22, 2014, 15:47 PM IST

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.

Dec 12, 2013, 14:15 PM IST