World  /  Published 27.12.21

Aid group halts work in Myanmar

Aid group Save the Children said it was suspending operations in Myanmar’s strife-torn Kayah state after two staff members went missing in an attack that left at least 30 people dead, including ...
By Reuters

India  /  Published 27.12.21

Covid: Proof puzzle on kid vaccine, booster

India’s decisions to offer Covid-19 vaccines to adolescents aged between 15 and 18 years and boosters to healthcare workers and people 60 years or older who have co-morbidities are precautionary...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.12.21

Meet on post-Covid child mental health risks

The post-pandemic world of children and adolescents would not be the same as it used to be earlier. Professor Shekhar Sheshadri, who just retired from the National Institute of Mental Health and Neur...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

News  /  Published 21.12.21

Trafficked girls from Bengal rescued in Bihar

Five minor girls from Bengal, allegedly trafficked and forced to dance in musical soirees, were rescued from Bihar on Saturday. The search for a 15-year-old girl from Uttar Dinajpur, ‘missing&r...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

World  /  Published 19.12.21

Pfizer tests 3rd jab for kids

Pfizer said on Friday that it was changing plans and testing three doses of its Covid-19 vaccine in babies and pre-schoolers instead of the usual two. The addition of an extra dose came after a preli...
By AP/PTI in Washington


News  /  Published 16.12.21

Animated film on child trafficking for Kolkata schools

An animated short film on child trafficking will be shown to school students in and around Kolkata, said its makers.  The Hindi film, based on the real-life story of a Bangladeshi girl rescued f...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 15.12.21

Student to seers: We will eat eggs

A 14-year-old Karnataka schoolgirl has told powerful seers opposing boiled eggs in midday meals they don’t understand the problems of the poor and have no business telling them what they should ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

World  /  Published 15.12.21

Kentucky tornado killed dozen children

The barrage of tornadoes that tore through Kentucky and surrounding states killed a dozen children, including a 2-month-old infant, governor Andy Beshear said on Tuesday.  A total of 74 people d...
By Reuters in Mayfield, Kentucky

India  /  Published 13.12.21

Govt issues gaming guide to help shield children

The Centre has issued an advisory for parents and teachers on ways of protecting children playing online games from getting exploited or bullied in cyberspace, but will not ban any games. MPs had ear...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

News  /  Published 12.12.21

College students turn teachers for street kids

A group of college students, who grew up in an NGO-run home because their families did not have the means to look after them, are now teaching children from the streets. Besides that, the endeavour h...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar


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