Kerala Gov. announces special packages to children who lost parents to Covid -19

Experts say not only Kerala other states like Delhi, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan have also come up with such an initiative. Pune:  Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced a rehabilitation package for children who lost their parents to Covid 19. The officials said the children will get an immediate aid of 3 lakhs Rs each and […]

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‘Did my ma’am teach me wrong?’ Misspelled words in TV ads leave children confused

To sound unique, companies tweak spellings of words Kolkata: An increased use of misspelled words by companies in advertisements has left questions in children’s minds. Aarin, a seven-year-old boy who was watching television with his father, saw an advertisement and promptly asked his father: “Why are there two Ws in the spelling of grow? Did our ma’am […]

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Education these days, a digital divide

Since everything went online in 2020, education and learning has come within our comfortable reach which is our homes. But for many this digitalisation has made education inaccessible.  In a diversity, where migrants who have no awareness regarding education and technology, also live migrants who are trying to learn more each day.  Regarding the migrant […]

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Lack of equipment for child care worries pediatricians

The lack of Oxygen cylinder, ICU beds and ventilators leaves the parents and paediatricians concerned about the third wave. Patna: Hospitals in Bihar are not well equipped for treating children infected with COVID-19. Health experts say the private hospitals charge Rs. 14,400 to admit a patient in ICU with a ventilator. Therefore, the state government must ensure […]

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Number of kids breaking the law rose during the lockdown

Most belong to broken homes, poor families. Bengaluru: The pandemic has added more cases of children in conflict with the law to the already rising trend of delinquent acts in Bengaluru. Data received from various helplines for women and children indicate that there has been an increase in domestic violence and sexual attacks on women and […]

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Techies turn into teachers for Tent school

Lack of schools, shifts in locations and parents’ fear of their children being kidnapped have deprived Bengali Migrant worker’s children of education. Bangalore, March 1, 2018: The scene is the same every Saturday and Sunday afternoon. On the dusty roads leading to what locals refer to as ‘Bangla Camp’, children can be seen gathered around […]

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