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New York: While speaking to their babies, mothers tend to shift the timbre of their voice in a rather specific way, which could play an important role in baby's language learning as well as engaging their emotion, researchers say. The special...
Thiruvananthapuram: Children of migrant labourers, who come to Kerala in search of jobs, will soon be part of 'Balasabhas' under state-run women self-help group Kudumbashree. 'Balasabhas' are gatherings of children to empower them collectively and ensure their participation in the democratic...
New Delhi: Around 1,000 school children here on Friday were trained to use toilets and wash hands using innovative play-based methods ahead of Global Handwashing Day, celebrated on October 15 every year. The children received the training at 'Swachh Hand Mela'...
New York: Higher dosage of Vitamin D in premature and preterm infants may prevent them from rickets, researchers suggested. Rickets is a disease that leads to softening and weakening of bones in children due to Vitamin D deficiency. According to the American...
New York: MRI brain scans may help identify children at high-risk of developing Multiple Sclerosis (MS) before symptoms appear, which may lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment, reveals a study. Clinical symptoms of the MS is diagnosed late in children,...
New Delhi: A ruling by the Supreme Court that criminalises sex with underage brides could prevent thousands of girls being trafficked and sold on the pretext of marriage, campaigners said on Thursday. Speaking a day after the landmark ruling, they...
NEW DELHI/SAO PAULO: Five years after the fatal gang rape of a student on a bus in New Delhi, the capital was on Monday paired with Brazil's Sao Paulo as the world's worst megacities for sexual violence against women in...
New Delhi: The "customers" of the sex trade must be targeted and their demand choked if the country is serious about ending the commercial sexual exploitation of children, experts said on Friday. Thousands of children largely from poor rural families are lured...
New Delhi: - A ruling by the Supreme Court against husbands who have sex with their child brides will protect millions of girls and may propel efforts to make marital rape a crime, according to campaigners. The Supreme Court on Wednesday...
New Delhi: India has a "serious" hunger problem and ranks 100th out of 119 countries on the global hunger index -- behind North Korea, Bangladesh and Iraq but ahead of Pakistan, according to a report. The country's serious hunger level...

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