Covid-19: Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said over two crore youngsters between the 15-18 age group have received their first dose of the vaccine in less than a week of vaccination drive for children.
Citing several examples of children's strong and natural immunity which were evident during the past two strong waves of Covid-19, top experts have launched the 'Happy 2022 For Kids’ campaign demanding immediate resumption of schools.
The Department of Homeland Security planned to announce on Thursday that 100 children, mostly from Central America, are back with their families while 350 more reunifications are in process.
“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.
Pitt and Jolie were pronounced officially single in April 2019, but they are still embroiled in a court struggle, particularly over their children's custody.
Bhopal's Kamla Nehru Children's Hospital Fire: Medical Education Minister Vishwas Sarang said a short circuit might have caused the fire and described the situation inside the ward as 'very scary'.
The recommendations have been forwarded to the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for final approval.
Pfizer announced in a tweet that it had formally filed its application with the Food and Drug Administration.
Science shows that malnutrition in early life, often manifested in form of stunting, is associated with adverse consequences in later life for morbidity and mortality, non-communicable diseases, learning capacity and productivity.
The development comes amid warning by experts that the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic might pose a greater risk to children.
Social and emotional well-being relates to the ability to understand ourselves, and others, and to manage life’s challenges.
Uttar Pradesh Health Minister termed the Firozabad MLA’s claims ‘wrong’ and said no such reports have been received.
Afghan crisis: A return to the scourge of paedophilia—borne along by an unwritten, semi-official Talibani code— is a threat, often shrouded in denial, that few want to talk about.
A lawsuit filed Friday by Beijing prosecutors against a Tencent subsidiary complains the company infringes the 'legitimate rights and interests of minors'.
Schools have closed, online education is a luxury and in many cases children are pushed into labour and trafficked due to their financial vulnerability
AIIMS chief Dr Randeep Guleria has said that vaccinating children will prove crucial in breaking the chain of transmission of Covid-19, reports claimed
Data from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF showed that 23 million children missed out on basic childhood vaccines through routine health services in 2020, the highest number since 2009 and 3.7 million more than in 2019.
"Two hospitals dedicated for children are coming up in Yamuna Expressway Authority's Sector 18 and 20 in view of the likelihood of a third wave of the pandemic," YEIDA CEO Arun Vir Singh said.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.