World  /  Published 26.01.20

'Sesame Street' comforts Syrian war children

“Sesame Street” in the past year has tackled everything from foster care to substance abuse. Now its latest effort is trying to help children suffering as a result of the Syrian civil war.Sesame W...
By AP in New York

North East  /  Published 27.11.18

For fun times at police station

Juvenile Justice Act is a progressive legislation which provides for proper care, treatment, development and rehabilitation of the most vulnerable children of our society, that is children in conflict...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 04.03.20

POCSO convictions: Time to plug gaps

According to data compiled by the National Crime Records Bureau, 39,827 cases were reported under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act in 2018, an 18 per cent jump over the previous yea...
By Hanif Qureshi and R. Rochin Chandra

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.03.20

Focus on children of a lesser god

Right to education is ensured by law but providing effective education to about 8 crore migrant children of the country continues to be a challenge.This issue dominated an interstate convergence meet ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 09.05.19

Cyclone Fani: Preparedness saved many lives

Sir — Cyclone Fani wreaked havoc in several cities and districts of Odisha, especially in Puri, leaving people dead and bringing down power and communication links (“Town cut off as power and phon...
By The Telegraph


Jharkhand  /  Published 22.02.20

Life term in Bariatu rape

The Pocso court of the capital on Saturday awarded life imprisonment to the two convicts of gang-rape, Sarfaraz Ansari, 27, and Khursid Ansari, 25, and imposed fines of Rs 85,000 on each.The special j...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Technology  /  Published 19.04.19

Say ‘Hello Miko’ to the robot that aims to keep children occupied

Only 18cm high and weighing 900g, a robot called Miko is finding space in households to keep children company. Though the “personal robot” made its debut in 2016, the upgraded version — Miko 2 ...
By Mathures Paul

India  /  Published 20.02.20

No country doing enough for children: UN report

India ranked 77th on a sustainability index that takes into account per capita carbon emissions and ability of children in a nation to live healthy lives and was placed 131st on a ranking that measure...
By PTI in United Nations

Health  /  Published 22.10.19

Best foot forward

Indians traditionally used to walk around barefoot but these days everyone wears shoes. It is good because we now walk on hard surfaces, not on grass or mud. Our feet have not evolved for this. Their ...
By Dr. Gita Mathai

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.10.19

Joyrides at Kanke Park

The park near the scenic Kanke Dam will be renovated later this year into a modern amusement park, a project that is estimated to be worth at least Rs 2 crore.Jharkhand Tourism Development Corporation...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi


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