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How Safe Is It To Send Children To School Amid Omicron Scare?

Dec 23, 2021 Lachmi Deb Roy

While most parents and kids are happy with the schools reopening after a long break since March 2020, few parents are still highly apprehensive in sending their kids to school amid the surging Omicron scare in India.

Should Govt Reopen Schools Amid Omicron Scare? Here's What 10 Parents Say

Dec 21, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Citing multiple examples of how children are already exposed to the virus to substantiate their claim, these parents showed their concurrence with the decision of reopening of schools amid Omicron scare as children are less susceptible to the disease.


No Game-In Purchases Sans Parental Consent, Avoid Real Names: MoE Advisory On Online Gaming

“Use antivirus and spyware programs and configure web browsers securely using firewall. Activate parental controls and safety features on the device or in the app or browser as it helps restrict access to certain content and limit spending on in-game purchases,” it said.

Ankit Mohan And Ruchi Savarn Of 'Kumkum Bhagya' Fame Blessed With A Baby Boy

Dec 09, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

'Kumkum Bhagya' fame television actor Ankit Mohan and actress Ruchi Savarn were blessed with a baby boy on December 8.


Katrina Kaif Talks About Not Having A Father Figure During Her Childhood

Katrina Kaif had earlier spoken about marriage and divorce, and how it affects children. Her mother raised her alone after her parents divorced when she was a little kid. Here's what she wishes for her future children.

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28 August, 2021

Schools Reopening: Basic Safety Measures

Outlook Web Bureau

As per scientific studies, with children being more susceptible to the virus, strict guidelines need to be followed by the school authorities, parents and students to safeguard oneself


29 July, 2021

Monsanto To Pay $185M To School Teachers Who Got Brain Damage From Chemical Exposure

Associated Press (AP)

This was the first of 22 trials involving teachers, parents and students who spent time at the Sky Valley Education Center


30 June, 2021

COVID Either Orphaned Or Half-Orphaned Over 2000 Children In Delhi: Survey

Outlook Web Desk

The Delhi Commission For Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) has been able to trace more than 2,029 children who have lost either one or both their parents due to Covid


02 August, 2019

Saudi Arabia To Allow Women To Travel Abroad Without Male 'Guardian' Approval

Outlook Web Bureau

The landmark reform erodes the longstanding guardianship system that renders women permanently as legal minors and allows their 'guardians' -- husband, father and other male relatives -- to exercise arbitrary authority over them.


16 September, 2017

Babus In Assam To Lose 10 Per Cent Of Salary For Neglecting Parents, Siblings With Disabilities

Outlook Web Bureau

Under possibly the first such legislation in the country, the amount deducted from their monthly salary will be given to their parents and siblings so they could support themselves.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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