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91% Of 15-Year-Olds Going To Schools In India, Shows Report

New Delhi: Around 91 per cent of 15-year-olds were enrolled in secondary schools in 2016, up from 78 per cent in 2009, a report revealed...

India Had 97 Million Underweight Children In 2016: Lancet Study

London:  India has the highest number of moderately and severely underweight children and adolescents in the world, according to a study which also found...

Now, Child Help Desks At Railway Stations To Stop Traffickers In...

Chennai: On platform number one at the Salem train station in Tamil Nadu, a colourful booth stands out amid the chaos of passengers, porters...

Bodies Of Newborns Found In Garbage Mound In Madhya Pradesh

Sagar, Madhya Pradesh: Bodies of three newborns were found stuffed in a bag thrown in a garbage dump in this Madhya Pradesh district on...

Cost Of Nutrition Given In Anganwadi Centres Revised

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved an increase in cost norms for supplementary nutrition provided in anganwadi centres that would benefit 11 crore...

More Kerala Mothers Breastfeeding Children Within First Hour Of Delivery, Shows...

Thiruvananthapuram: The number of mothers who breastfeed their babies within one hour of birth has increased in Kerala, according to a latest survey. About two-third...

A Campaign To Give Children Of Odisha A Healthy Start

Bhubaneswar: The Voice for Child Rights in Odisha (VCRO), in collaboration with Child Rights and You (CRY), a leading child rights organisation, launched a...

‘Superwoman’ Lilly Singh On Her New Role As UNICEF’s Goodwill Ambassador

New Delhi: Canadian-Indian YouTube sensation and comedian Lilly Singh, appointed as UNICEF's newest global Goodwill Ambassador, said she will use her voice to support UNICEF's mission of...

India Builds Momentum On Sustainable Development Goals

It is heartening to see India making steady progress on the Sustainable Development Goals.  India is one of the member states of the United...

Children Exposed To Passive Smoking At Arthritis Risk, Shows Study

London: Children who are exposed to second-hand smoke are at a significant risk of developing arthritis later in life, a new study warns. The study...