Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
TopicParenting

Topic: Parenting

China’s new rules allow kids to play video games just 3 hours a week. It won’t help

China has a history of making dramatic moves aimed at cutting down children’s gaming time — from cyber curfews at night to military-style anti-gaming camps.

Using food as incentive or punishment for children must stop now

Rewarding and comforting kids with food can lead to overeating when they are not hungry. This is how to kick the habit.

Kashmir, parenting, sex – Podcasts are finally giving Indians what they want to hear

Years after people had written the obituary for the radio, audio is making a comeback in India. And the medium is the message.

Parenting is not just about attachment and techniques differ around the world

Japanese children, for example, are often allowed to ride the subway alone from age seven. This would be unthinkable for parents in other countries.

Helicopter Eela review: Sorry Kajol, you don’t deserve this script

Pradeep Sarkar’s Helicopter Eela fails to do justice to the characters, plot and single parents.

Indian parents are the most enthusiastic about doing their children’s homework

Indian parents spend an average of 12 hours a week helping with children's homework as compared to 3.6 hours in the UK and 2.6 hours in Japan.

On Camera

YourTurn

Badhaai Do poster | Zee Studios

Badhaai Do shows a lavender marriage. It hurts LGBT+ fight in post-377 India

‘Badhaai Do’ starring Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar shows a gay man marrying a lesbian woman to get their families off their backs.
Bottles of sunflower oil at a plant in Alekseyevka, Russia | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

India to look at Brazil, Russia for sunflower oil as invasion threat looms over Ukraine

Ukraine is India's biggest supplier of sunflower oil. Any escalation in Russia-Ukraine tension is likely to hit edible oil prices in the country as 70% of its requirement is imported.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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