World  /  Published 20.09.18

Missing: 1,488 migrant children in US

Twice in less than a year, the federal government has lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children after placing them in the homes of sponsors across the country, federal officials have acknowledged.Th...

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.07.19

Jharkhand to build shelter home for adult orphans

Jharkhand will be building a shelter home for orphans above 18 years to fulfil a provision in the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act- 2015.Named Place of Stay, the shelter will be ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.19

Children turn water monitors

Thirty slum children in Tiljala are using rainwater to do their washing in the monsoon, reusing laundry water in toilets and encouraging others in the neighbourhood to save water. The children, all f...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.10.19

Elder sister 17, sibling ‘adult’ and fit for PSA in J&K

Gousia Bashir, 17, sobbed that she had been orphaned for a second time.Her 14-year-old brother, who had dropped out of school to become the family’s breadwinner, was arrested under the draconian Pub...
By Muzaffar Raina

India  /  Published 15.09.19

1,023 special fast-track courts to be set up for rape, POCSO cases

The Union government has proposed to set up a total of 1,023 fast-track special courts for expeditious trial of over 1.66 lakh pending cases of crime against women and children across the country.Each...
By PTI in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.19

Buckets of fun, some learning and a message for all

By Arundhati Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 06.09.19

Yogi's reputation is above children's welfare

In this land of competitive callousness, children come last. The mid-day meal scheme in schools, which, astonishingly, predates the Narendra Modi government, is meant to battle children’s malnutriti...
By The Editorial Board

Calcutta  /  Published 30.03.20

State commission's routine for kids

The state commission for protection of child rights has published a routine for children to keep them happy during the lockdown.Live in the “now”, be positive and stay connected with one another, ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.19

Royal Ascot and its Asian connection

Along with the Chelsea Flower Show and the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy, Royal Ascot, where the Queen arrives with members of her family in horse-drawn carriages, is another highlight of the...
By Amit Roy

India  /  Published 25.03.20

What to do with the kids?

Governments across the globe are trying to reduce the spread of Coronavirus by implementing strict social distancing measures, shutting down schools and asking people to work from home.But working fro...
By Smita Tripathi


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