India  /  Published 16.07.21

'Reports of Indian kids missing routine jabs not based on facts'

The government on Friday clarified that it has worked with states, union territories and development partners towards mitigating negative impacts of Covid-19, and was making efforts to ensure children...
By PTI, Our Bureau in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.07.21

Kafeel’s 8th health camp in Jharkhand

Paediatrician Kafeel Khan, a Gorakhpur doctor who was arrested twice by the Uttar Pradesh government and has emerged as a symbol of resistance against State oppression, held a free medical camp for ch...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Health  /  Published 09.07.21

Covid deaths in kids unlikely: Study

The risk of severe illness and death from SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is extremely low in children and teenagers, according to a comprehensive analyses of public health data in the UK....
By Our Bureau, PTI in London

Books  /  Published 09.07.21

Ripe metaphors

Outside Gabriel García Márquez’s old house in Aracataca hangs a sign bearing one of his famous quotes: “I came back to smell the guava.” The writer made this statement ...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

Books  /  Published 09.07.21

Plating history

The plot is centred on a fantasy-based game gifted to the two by their aunt, Maya, who runs a gaming company. The gift, which allows the children to time travel, remains a secret among the three. What...
By Kalyan Karmakar


Jharkhand  /  Published 05.07.21

Ranchi: special O2 masks for kids

The Ranchi district administration has placed an order for 200 special oxygen masks for infants and children in a bid to be ready for a third wave of Covid-19 and provide timely breathing assistance t...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.21

How to heal with books

The second wave of the pandemic has proved to be devastating for India, with countless families losing their loved ones to the virus. These losses can be particularly challenging for children. Unable ...
By Minakshi Dewan

West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.21

Kafeel flags Covid's invisible toll

For paediatrician and outspoken activist Kafeel Khan, allaying the worries of children is part of his job. But in the aftermath of the second wave of Covid-19, Khan is the one raising an early flag f...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kankinara

India  /  Published 01.07.21

Dad feeds rat poison to children, one dies

A six-year-old boy died while his two siblings were hospitalised after their father allegedly gave them rat poison in ice cream following a dispute with his wife in Mumbai, a police official said. Th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 27.06.21

AIIMS chief: Jabs for kids essential

Making Covid-19 vaccine available for children will be a milestone achievement and pave the way for reopening of schools and resumption of outdoor activities for them, AIIMS Chief Dr Randeep Guleria h...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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