24 Jul 2018
Maharashtra: Widower, female govt employees get 180 days child-care leave
Female government employees in Maharashtra, as well as their widower male colleagues with children below the age of 18, will be entitled to 180 days of special leave to look after them.
17 Jul 2018
Illegal adoption row: Government orders inspection of childcare homes
After cases of alleged illegal adoptions carried out by childcare homes run by Mother Teresa-founded Missionaries of Charity (MoC) surfaced recently, the Indian Government has ordered all the states to get MoC homes inspected immediately.
05 Jul 2018
Missionaries of Charity woman staffer arrested for 'selling' baby
A woman staffer has been arrested and two others, including a sister-in-charge, detained for allegedly selling a child born to an inmate of a shelter home Nirmal Hriday, run by Mother Teresa-founded Missionaries of Charity in Patna.
04 Jul 2018
Maharashtra government's women, widower employees to get six-month childcare leave
To enable better parenting, Maharashtra government has decided to give six months' paid leave to its women and widower employees for childcare.
07 May 2018
Rajasthan: Government school students to be sensitized on 'good-touch-bad-touch'
Students up to 14 years of age studying in government schools and Anganwadi centers will be sensitized on "good-touch-bad-touch" under a campaign in Jhalawar district of Rajasthan.
08 Feb 2018
Legos, video games boost spatial skills in children: Study
Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder and Carleton College in Minnesota have found out that children who play with Legos and certain video games develop better spatial skills than the ones who don't.
06 Nov 2017
Tragedy in BRD again: 30 children die in 48 hours
Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College Hospital in UP is once again in the news. This time, at least 30 children have died in just two days at the hospital.
12 Aug 2017
Disrupted oxygen supply at Gorakhpur hospital: Death toll reaches 63
12 Aug 2017
Baby stuffed in plastic bag found alive after three days
Every once in a while, you come across news that's both utterly shocking and at the same time, instils hope.
11 Jun 2017
Antibiotic resistance increasing alarmingly in Indian children
Antibiotic resistance among Indian children has reached alarming levels. According to a recent study by the Apollo Hospital in Navi Mumbai, ampicillin, a common antibiotic to fight infections, won't work on 95% pediatric patients.
06 May 2017
Childcare: SC seeks registration of orphanages, database of occupants
The Supreme Court has directed the Centre, states and union territories to prepare a database of children living in orphanages and other childcare institutions, which should be updated monthly and confidentiality maintained.