News  /  Published 06.12.21

Allow kids in Kolkata parks, say experts

Parks across the city are still out of bounds for those below 18 years. The state government has not yet lifted the ban on entry to those who are unvaccinated, a restriction that many doctors, psychol...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.12.21

Edtech platform BrainGymJr launches fully automated teaching portal for children

It’s a first-of-its-kind child development initiative that enables application and problem-solving for children between 5 and 11 years...
By Our Correspondent

India  /  Published 04.12.21

SC order on POCSO Act

The Supreme Court has agreed to examine a legal question of whether Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act cases can be quashed on the basis of compromise between the accused and the ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.12.21

Covid: baby dies in steel city

A one-year-old baby died of Covid in East Singhbhum on Thursday, taking the Covid toll in the state to 5,141 amid the fear of the new faster spreading Omicron variant, da...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.12.21

Tribal kids enjoy first flight

Nearly 25 children from Odisha and five from Jharkhand experienced the joy of boarding an aeroplane on Wednesday for the first time in their life as they took a flight to New Delhi. As many as 29 chi...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


Entertainment  /  Published 28.11.21

Swara Bhasker signs up to adopt a child

Actor Swara Bhasker says she knows it could be a long wait but it will be worth it. She says she has signed up to adopt a child, saying that she has always  “wanted family and chi...
By Penny MacRae in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.11.21

Positive note: Pocso Act

The scales of justice need to be rectified on some occasions. Hearteningly, India’s highest court has always taken on the responsibility of smoothening the creases from the fabric of judgments b...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.11.21

Polluted air puts kids at risk: Study

Polluted air is affecting the health of children and restricting their ability to lead a normal life, a survey conducted in Jharkhand has found. In a public perception study among parents conducted b...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

News  /  Published 22.11.21

Corporates try out ‘Safe School Zones’ across India to ensure road safety for kids

Initiative includes signages, barricades, demarcations and other design solutions, multi-utility zones and child-friendly spaces...
By Our Correspondent

India  /  Published 19.11.21

SC quashes skin ruling, says sexual intent is key

The Supreme Court on Thursday quashed Bombay High Court’s verdict that no offence of sexual assault under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, was made out if there was no ...
By PTI in New Delhi


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