Friday, 30 September, 2022
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Topic: Children

Why outdated book bans won’t protect your children

Attempts to ban books are frequently motivated by misapprehensions about how children consume and process literature.

‘Are we there yet?’ Why long car journeys are so excruciating for children

Children’s uncertainty about how long has passed and how long remains is made worse by their lack of control over the journey itself.

Men have a ‘biological clock’ too — even their fertility declines with age. What you can do

From around about 40 onwards, age can impact men negatively—affecting sperm quality, greater likelihood of miscarriage and health conditions in children.

85% Indian kids have experienced cyberbullying, highest in the world, finds new survey

The McAfee Corp's report found the number of Indian children reported to have cyberbullied someone is also twice the international average.

Covid lockdown cost children 2 trillion hours of learning. Classroom culture needs reset

UNICEF’s latest report suggests that most children leave primary school across 32 low- and middle-income countries. But it's not too late.

Covaxin safe for kids, generates higher antibody response in them than adults, says Lancet paper

The results of the phase ⅔ clinical trials of the indigenous Covid vaccine have been peer-reviewed and published in the The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal.

Most video games have no children—society has ‘child image’ to protect

While Grand Theft Auto games are often accused of being deliberately immoral and offensive, children are excluded from non-violent games too.

Desire for pan-Hindu identity, hatred for Bangladeshis – Why teens joined Jahangirpuri riots

For one poor, lower-caste community in Jahangirpuri, ‘Hindutva cause’ represents a path to social mobility, including for the younger generation.

Every 1 in 100 children below 10 yrs has autism in India. The epidemic needs better care

There is a lot of misinformation and stigma surrounding autism. Parents often blame themselves if a child is diagnosed with it.

How the average Indian’s emotional dependence on food is fueling widespread obesity

In 'Generation XL', one of India's leading bariatric surgeons, Dr Sanjay Borude explains how India's passion for food leads to a generational predisposition to obesity.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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