helping children

10-year-old becomes Russia’s youngest inventor


April 7th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 10-year-old Moscow girl has become Russia's youngest inventor after she patented her own print-making method.According to the Moskovsky Komsomolets daily, Anastasia Rodimina patented her ... Read more...

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British dog is world’s oldest at 24


December 15th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) A British dog, aged 24, has become the world's oldest canine after the previous record holder died.The dog named Pip -- who is 170 in "human ... Read more...

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School to ban kids who are not toilet-trained


June 4th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) A group of parents here have turned an agitated lot after a primary school threatened to ban their children if they were not sent properly toilet-trained.Headmistress ... Read more...

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Shakira to receive Harvard honour


February 17th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Singer Shakira has been named the Harvard Foundation's 2011 artist of the year.The Columbian singer will receive the foundation's most prestigious medal, in recognition of her music ... Read more...

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Over half of Brit mums feel they don’t spend enough time with their kids


January 28th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): A new study has found that over 50 per cent of British mothers struggle to find quality time to amuse the children due to busy lives and hectic ... Read more...

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How to save your child from bullying


January 25th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 25 (ANI): Bullying at school may be a common phenomenon, but experts have some tips that can help you protect your loved one.Psychologists Andrew Fuller and Evelyn Field have noticed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Helping kids cope better with impact of bullying


September 26th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 26 (IANS) Researchers have identified four factors that can help children overcome victimisation and soften the impact of bullying on their future happiness. Helping children developing these characteristics can reduce ... Read more...

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Young and keen to help Delhi’s have-nots


May 26th, 2010 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
By Megha Mishra New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) They are mostly in their 20s and still in college, but building a career is not their only goal. Two initiatives started and funded entirely ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Family mealtimes can help kids with asthma


March 17th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) Children who have asthma are at high risk for separation anxiety, but a new study has found a home remedy that parents can use -- regular family mealtimes. "It ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Child reporters raise issues, spur change in Madhya Pradesh


March 6th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, March 6 (IANS) They are village children from Madhya Pradesh and they know the power of the pen as they write in a monthly newspaper, Child Reporters, about a ... Read more...

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Jamia to offer PhD courses on early childhood development


February 15th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia is setting up a Centre for Early Childhood Development and Research that will offer several courses including a doctoral degree in the subject, with ... Read more...

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Moms influence how kids develop ability to remember things


February 6th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that moms play a crucial role in how their children develop advanced cognitive abilities.Executive functioning is a set of advanced cognitive functions-such as ... Read more...

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Peter Beckingham is new British deputy envoy in Mumbai


January 29th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) British Ambassador to the Philippines Peter Beckingham has been appointed the new British Deputy High Commissioner in Mumbai. An expert on trade, investment and a lover of cricket, Beckingham ... Read more...

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Key factors helping kids avoid social rejection identified


January 21st, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Researchers have identified three key factors in a child's behaviour that can lead them to avoid social rejection. Findings from a pair of studies indicate that the ability ... Read more...

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Parents still play favourites with grown up children


December 8th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): A new study on middle-aged parents helping out their grown up children has revealed that even at the later stage of life, they play favourites.The research, carried out ... Read more...

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Megan Fox wants to help the needy


November 5th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5 (ANI): Actress Megan Fox says she wants to use her star status to help the less fortunate people.The 23-year-old beauty, who rose to international stardom with 'Transformers', insists she ... Read more...

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Outdoor activities improve kids’ school performance


September 6th, 2009 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): The more time kids spend outside, the more they are likely to perform well at school, according to a new study.National Wildlife Federation's (NWF) new report suggests that ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ puts journalism in bad light for young readers


August 2nd, 2009 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): Harry Potter has come under fire after a new study claimed that the books in the boy wizard franchise might put journalistic integrity or journalism as a career ... Read more...

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Strict control over kids’ diet not linked with childhood weight gain


May 27th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Strict maternal control over eating habits during early childhood-such as determining how much a child should eat and coaxing them to eat certain foods-might not have any connection ... Read more...

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Mandy Moore latest celebrity African activist


May 13th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Singer-actress Mandy Moore has become the latest celebrity to dedicate time and money to the aid effort in war-torn Sudan after handing out the first of three ... Read more...

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Prince Harry’s charity income falls by 84 percent


April 7th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): Prince Harry's charity for orphaned and vulnerable children has seen its fundraising and donations income fall by 84 percent.Sentebale, which operates in Lesotho, paid out tens of ... Read more...

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Children’s film festival in Kashmir


March 30th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Mar 30 (ANI): A four-day long children's film festival opened in Srinagar with the aim of helping children, particularly orphans, overcome their trauma.The 'Shehjaar Children Theatre Festival 2009' is ... Read more...

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10p pencil as good as PS100 Nintendo brain-trainer


January 26th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 26 (ANI): A survey of 10-year-old children suggests that a 10p pencil is as good as a much expensive Nintendo brain-trainer at stimulating the memory. The studys finding dismisses the ... Read more...

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Facing fears may be kids best way to conquer their phobias


October 30th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Helping children face their fears may be the best way to help them manage their anxieties, suggests a new research.The study was presented at the annual meeting ... Read more...

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The boy who beat asthma by playing the euphonium


June 27th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): He would get breathless when just standing and talking. But now, Ryan Harrison, who was diagnosed with asthma as a child, has beaten the condition by taking ... Read more...

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Brit kids as young as 7 could be asked to sign exam honesty codes


June 25th, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): Kids as young as seven in Britain could be asked to sign honesty codes at schools in a drive to stamp out plagiarism and cheating in national ... Read more...

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Handwritten lyrics of Lennon’s Give Peace a Chance up for grabs


June 17th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Handwritten lyrics of John Lennon's song Give Peace a Chance will be put up for sale during a rock and pop memorabilia auction at Christies in London ... Read more...

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Tatas give 65,000 new books to poor US kids


February 29th, 2008 - 12:36 am ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) The Tata Group North America has joined First Book, a non-profit organisation, in a programme to distribute 65,000 new books to children from low-income families across the US. ... Read more...

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India’s Tatas provide 65,000 new books to poor kids in US


February 29th, 2008 - 12:27 am ICT by admin
(Lead)Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) India's Tata Group that grabbed global attention with their $2,500 Nano car, has joined First Book, a non-profit organisation, in a programme to distribute 65,000 new books to ... Read more...

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Kids learn best when mums are listening


January 24th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Kids might not like replying to their mother s questions, but answering her can actually help them learn.According to a new study, led by Bethany Rittle-Johnson, assistant professor ... Read more...

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Jolies brother is her constant support system


November 24th, 2007 - 4:48 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 24 (ANI): Angelina Jolies brother James Haven has revealed his role of a constant support system to his superstar sister.In a recent interview, Haven admitted that theres nothing worse for ... Read more...

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