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Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(ANI file)

PM Modi increases budget to increase enrollment of children of SC: BJP’s Dushyant Gautam

By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 08:35 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party leader Dushyant Gautam said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government is working for the welfare of the poor and dalits.
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, Principal , Ryan International School, Sector-31, Gurugram.
, Principal , Ryan International School, Sector-31, Gurugram.

Guruvani: ‘A child’s talent should be realised, harnessed, developed and followed’

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 01:48 PM IST
We keep them updated with the curtain affairs through regular GK classes and discussions on varied topics are a consistent feature for the Middle and Senior wing students during their Civics and Social Studies classes.
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“It is a common observation that successful musicians often start their musical training early,” said Laura Wesseldijk(Unsplash)
“It is a common observation that successful musicians often start their musical training early,” said Laura Wesseldijk(Unsplash)

Children are more receptive towards musical training during early years: Study

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 03:50 PM IST
According to a recent study there might be a particular developmental phase during the early period of children’s life when their minds are most receptive towards musical training.
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Almost half of the parents also describe Covid-19, the disease itself, as a “big problem” impacting kids, coming in at No.10, according to the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health at Michigan Medicine.(Unsplash)
Almost half of the parents also describe Covid-19, the disease itself, as a “big problem” impacting kids, coming in at No.10, according to the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health at Michigan Medicine.(Unsplash)

During pandemic, screen time and emotional health among parents’ top concerns for children

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 10:39 AM IST
Screen time, internet safety, unhealthy eating, depression and suicide, and lack of physical activity are the top concerns as of children, by their parents-- as suggested by a new national poll.
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Representational Image(Unsplash)

New video game developed to help identify attention deficit disorder in children

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Washington DC
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 09:31 PM IST
ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder with an estimated prevalence of 7.2 per cent in children and adolescents, according to the latest evaluations.
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Kareena Kapoor is pregnant with her second baby.
Kareena Kapoor is pregnant with her second baby.

Kareena Kapoor on name of her second child: ‘After Taimur’s name controversy, Saif and I haven’t thought about it’

By HT Entertainment Desk | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2020 01:33 PM IST
Kareena Kapoor has said that after the controversy that was sparked by her son Taimur’s name, she and Saif Ali Khan have decided to finalise their second baby’s name when he/she is born.
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Researchers concluded that storytelling, which is the oldest form of teaching, is also the most effective one for teaching primary school children about evolution.(Unsplash)
Researchers concluded that storytelling, which is the oldest form of teaching, is also the most effective one for teaching primary school children about evolution.(Unsplash)

Children learn more effectively from storytelling than demonstrative activities, study reveals

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 08:41 PM IST
A new study has revealed that children learn more effectively about evolution when they are engaged through stories that are read through a teacher, rather than them going through doing tasks to demonstrate the same concept.
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Representational image(UNICEF)

Obesity in children might be due to genetic variant resulting in less leptin production

By Asian News International| Posted by Nishtha Grover | Washington
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2020 12:52 PM IST
Children of African descent, who possess a genetic variant that lowers the production of leptin in body have a higher risk of becoming overweight. Leptin has a major role in controlling the weight of children.
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The toddler may be placed with the Children’s Aid Society at Mankhurd here as per provisions of the Juvenile Justice Act, before the issue is resolved.(HT Archive)
The toddler may be placed with the Children’s Aid Society at Mankhurd here as per provisions of the Juvenile Justice Act, before the issue is resolved.(HT Archive)

Biological mother demands custody of child under filmmaker’s care

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 07:51 PM IST
After living in two foster care homes, the toddler was shifted to the Bollywood directors home in May this year as the previous family said the coronavirus-induced lockdown had made it difficult to look after him, the official said.
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A father in Lahore, facing acute poverty, threw his five children in a canal.(AP File/PHOTO FOR REPRESENTATIVE PURPOSES ONLY)
A father in Lahore, facing acute poverty, threw his five children in a canal.(AP File/PHOTO FOR REPRESENTATIVE PURPOSES ONLY)

Lahore man throws his five children in a canal due to poverty

By Asian News International | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Lahore
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 05:09 PM IST
According to the police, the father, who was already frustrated with his poverty, had resorted to taking the extreme step after a heated argument with his wife.
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According to a recent UNESCO report, in India, 72 per cent of 5-year old with disabilities have never attended any educational institution.(Unsplash)
According to a recent UNESCO report, in India, 72 per cent of 5-year old with disabilities have never attended any educational institution.(Unsplash)

Early intervention mobile app brings hope and services to children with disabilities and their parents

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India]
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 07:12 PM IST
Studies conducted in rural India give hope to millions of preschool children and their caregivers by showing that providing access to early intervention services improves school enrollment and integration for children with disabilities.
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The report revealed that children were victims in 61% of the rape cases in Mumbai in 2019.
The report revealed that children were victims in 61% of the rape cases in Mumbai in 2019.

Rise in crimes against women, children in Mumbai in 2019-2020: Praja Foundation report

By Manish K Pathak and Charul Shah, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 12:38 AM IST
The number of rape cases in Mumbai went up from 728 in 2015-2016 to 904 in 2019-2020 (a 24% increase), according to the city-based Praja Foundation report released on Thursday
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Philosophers and psychologists have long argued whether the main reason people punish others for bad behaviour is to enact retribution or to impart a moral lesson.(Unsplash)
Philosophers and psychologists have long argued whether the main reason people punish others for bad behaviour is to enact retribution or to impart a moral lesson.(Unsplash)

Children more willing to punish if wrongdoer is ‘taught a lesson’: Study

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 02:23 PM IST
Many children are willing to make personal sacrifices to punish wrongdoers -- and even more so if they believe punishment will teach the transgressor a lesson.
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A student learning mathematical concepts with the help of play dough.(HT)
A student learning mathematical concepts with the help of play dough.(HT)

Punjab school events: Play-dough math activity for St Joseph’s children

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 04:15 PM IST
The objective was to improve students’ cognitive and motor skills. They revised mathematical and English concepts with arts-integrated activities.
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Dr. Anshu Arora, Principal, Amity International School, Sector-43, Gurugram
Dr. Anshu Arora, Principal, Amity International School, Sector-43, Gurugram

Guruvani: ‘Parents must ascertain their expectations match up with children’s potential, skill set’

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 04:04 PM IST
Guruvani: This forum provides school principals/ teachers a chance to share their views and insights on a wide range of subjects with students.
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Praveen Kumar, Commanding Officer of 20 Rashtriya Rifles (ANI)
Praveen Kumar, Commanding Officer of 20 Rashtriya Rifles (ANI)

Army organises sports activities for orphan children in Srinagar

By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Srinagar
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 01:00 PM IST
Praveen Kumar, Commanding Officer (CO) of 20 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) said children were confined to their orphanages due to COVID-19 for the most part of the year and they were called for fun exercise.
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A student of Green Land Senior Secondary Public School, Ludhiana, showing her rangoli on the occasion.(HT)
A student of Green Land Senior Secondary Public School, Ludhiana, showing her rangoli on the occasion.(HT)

Children in Punjab celebrate festival of lights virtually

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 05:26 PM IST
Students made rangolis, decorated diyas, made posters, sang songs and gave speeches during the virtual celebrations.
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Children’s well-being and growth ensure the growth of all humanity collectively.(Pixabay)
Children’s well-being and growth ensure the growth of all humanity collectively.(Pixabay)

Children’s Day 2020: History, significance and celebrations for the day dedicated to children

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2020 11:14 AM IST
Children’s Day 2020: Each year we celebrate ‘Bal Diwas’ on November 14 to raise awareness about the rights of children and to provide adequate education and care for all.
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A team of researchers for the first time has found this correlation.(Pixabay)
A team of researchers for the first time has found this correlation.(Pixabay)

Researchers find correlation between household chemicals, gut microbiome in children

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 04:47 PM IST
There is a correlation between the levels of bacteria and fungi in the gastrointestinal tract of children and the amount of common chemicals found in their home environment.
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The results of the recent randomised controlled trial published in Pharmacology Research and Perspectives.(Unsplash)
The results of the recent randomised controlled trial published in Pharmacology Research and Perspectives.(Unsplash)

Symptoms of eczema in children lessened by Vitamin D supplementation

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 02:33 PM IST
The symptoms experienced by children with severe atopic dermatitis or eczema were eased by Vitamin D supplementation, suggest the findings of a new study.
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The study was published today in Paediatrics.(Unsplash)
The study was published today in Paediatrics.(Unsplash)

Your child’s better long-term achievement may kick up from good start in kindergarten

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Montreal [Canada]
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2020 03:09 PM IST
A good start at kindergarten can lead to better achievement over the long-term, for a child, suggest the findings of a new study.
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Police said the child was declared dead on arrival at t he Assam Medical College and Hospital in Dibrugarh where his parents had taken him.(Representative Photo/Getty Images)
Police said the child was declared dead on arrival at t he Assam Medical College and Hospital in Dibrugarh where his parents had taken him.(Representative Photo/Getty Images)

Child declared dead wakes up before burial in Dibrugarh, dies few hours later

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan times, Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON NOV 09, 2020 02:20 PM IST
Police have arrested a compounder of a tea garden hospital for declaring the child dead when he was not authorised to do so.
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Representational Image(Unsplash)

Conflicts in kindergarten can reduce children’s interest in reading and maths

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Washington DC
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 08:31 PM IST
Teacher-perceived conflict predicts lower interest and pre-academic skills in maths and literacy among kindergarteners, a new study shows.
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The condition occurs commonly in critically ill children admitted to paediatric intensive care units often because of reduced blood supply to the kidneys(Pixabay)
The condition occurs commonly in critically ill children admitted to paediatric intensive care units often because of reduced blood supply to the kidneys(Pixabay)

Biomarker combination predicts kidney injury in critically ill children

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2020 09:21 PM IST
Researchers at the University of Liverpool have identified a unique method of identifying the early signs of a potentially serious condition known as Acute Kidney Injury (AKI).
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Representational image(Unsplash)

Children with asymptomatic brain bleeds as newborns show normal brain development at age two

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Washington US
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 07:02 PM IST
UNC researchers published unexpected and surprising results from a study based on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of newborn brains.
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Reading, writing and times tables are giving way to sweat, blisters and fading hopes for a better life.(Unsplash)
Reading, writing and times tables are giving way to sweat, blisters and fading hopes for a better life.(Unsplash)

Pandemic driving children back to work, jeopardising gains

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Jotolchen (Mexico)
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 12:32 PM IST
The coronavirus pandemic is threatening the future of a generation of the world’s children, depriving them of schooling and sending them to work.
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The auction features art created by destitute children in India affected by Covid-19. ( Representational Image)(Unsplash)
The auction features art created by destitute children in India affected by Covid-19. ( Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra pledge support to global online auction of artwork by Indian underprivileged children

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 12:06 AM IST
Actor Aamir Khan and Priyanka Chopra have pledged support to Global Online Auction of Artwork by Indian underprivileged children with - ‘Beauty Without Boundaries 2020’.
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The body of the couple’s eldest child, a seven-year-old boy, was found hanging in a room, while two daughters were aged three years and one year were found dead on the bed.(Representational photo)
The body of the couple’s eldest child, a seven-year-old boy, was found hanging in a room, while two daughters were aged three years and one year were found dead on the bed.(Representational photo)

Farmer kills his three children before ending life in Punjab’s Bathinda district

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Bathinda
PUBLISHED ON OCT 08, 2020 06:30 AM IST
Suicide note says he was unable to bear the loss of his wife who died fighting cancer last month
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Representational Image(Unsplash)

Children use make-believe aggression, violence to manage bad-tempered peers. Here’s why

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Cambridge, England
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 12:34 PM IST
Children are more likely to introduce violent themes into their pretend play, such as imaginary fighting or killing if they are with playmates whom peers consider bad-tempered, new research suggests.
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Reading is the gateway for learning, but one-third of elementary school students in the United States do not read at grade level.(Unsplash)
Reading is the gateway for learning, but one-third of elementary school students in the United States do not read at grade level.(Unsplash)

A page with too many pictures may hinder reading ability in children: Study

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 02:33 PM IST
The findings of a new study suggest that an overly busy page with extraneous images can draw the reader’s attention away from the text, resulting in a lower understanding of content.
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