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.
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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.
The apex court told Andhra Pradesh that it is not convinced of the precautionary measures suggested by the state for holding Class 12 board exams
Here is how yoga helps different age groups cope with their physical and mental problems
The guideline suggests rational use of CT scan and says Remdesivir and steroid are not recommended
PM Narendra Modi also underlined concerns expressed in various quarters about the threats Covid-19 poses to the youth and children
The shocking viral video which seems to be a CCTV grab shows a heavily busy road with cars and buses moving along, and, all of a sudden a child falls off from the back of a white SUV.
The Ministry for Women and Child Development also asks states to set up Poshan Vatikas and promote Yoga
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The children hail from 21 different states and union territories, the Ministry of Women and Child Development stated
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media after the oath taking ceremony at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh. AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat with PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu are also seen.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur during a public meeting in Mandi.PTI Photo
An artist busy making an idol of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities in Mumbai.Photograph by Dinesh Parab/Outlook
Idols of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities, Goregaon in Mumbai.Photograph by Dinesh Parab/Outlook
India is poised to become a global education hub with the government introducing major policy changes
Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top 50 State Private Universities in 2021 will help students make an informed choice.
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With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates