HindustanTimes Sun,21 Dec 2014

Kids Zone

Joyride for specially-abled

Their dream is to fly without wings. All thanks to this aid, they now can at least ply. These special kids can now pack their picnic bags and head out like their peers, writes Rajesh Ahuja.

Rahman to perform for HIV+ kids

Rahman and his 103-artiste group will perform in front of an expected 50,000 strong crowd. The proceeds of the night will go towards the building of the school.

Kids want to be Spiderman, educationist unhappy

A ballerina, Spiderman, a vet, a train driver and sometimes even a sea lion: these are the jobs that toddlers see themselves in when they grow up.

Writing assignments boost minority kids’ performances

As per a research, simple writing assignment created to emphasize students' sense of identity and personal integrity boosts grades of minority students.

Faridabad girl shares stage with PM, IT icon

Mansi Bhatia, 7, was briefly the cynosure of all eyes at the prime minister's residence at 7, Race Course Road on Monday evening after she figured on the jacket of a book authored by IT icon N. R. Narayana Murthy.

This is not child’s play

Warning goes out to show producers and parents to draw a clearer line between make-believe and realitym writes Minakshi Saini.

Nickelodeon's new scholarship course in Animation

Nickelodeon has announced the roll out of 'The Nickelodeon Endowed Scholarship in Animation' in honour of Jules Engel at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) School of Film/Video.

Witnessing violence traumatic for school kids

Young people living in US cities experience and witness high levels of serious and lethal violence, which leaves lasting negative effects on their health.

Kids to shoot documentaries to raise awareness

Ever wondered how issues like climate change or environment conservation would be perceived by a child? PVR cinemas' will provide for just that, by giving four kids a chance to film issues they believe are 'important.'

Vitamin D deficiency linked to asthama in kids

A study has shown that children with lower vitamin D levels were significantly more likely to have been hospitalized for asthma.

Fat babies more prone to obesity in later life

Babies who put on weight very fast in the first months of their lives are more likely to grow into overweight adults, a new study has revealed.

Art beats for kids

Call it an art-iculate attempt. To help build up support for children and youngsters suffering from MR and Down Syndrome, Four Steps, a city-based NGO, is calling upon 75 well-known artists.

Second-born kids are more rebellious

A new research has confirmed what many parents long suspected: Second-born kids are more likely to be rebellious in later life than their more conservative older siblings.

Infants born to depressed mums suffer from sleep problems

Infants born to depressed mothers are more likely to suffer from sleep disturbances at 2 weeks postpartum until 6 months of age, say researchers.

Some baby foods worse than burger

A new study has revealed that some baby foods contain "staggering" amounts of sugar and fat that make them worse than junk food.
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