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Norway not to release Indian kids


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, March 22 (IANS) Norwegian authorities have said they cannot hand over two Indian kids in foster care to their uncle because of reports of "conflicts" in the family.A court ... Read more...

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Norway may give Indian kids’ custody to uncle (Roundup)


February 28th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo/New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Norway's child welfare service said Tuesday that two children of Indian parents taken into its care will be handed over to their uncle pending a ... Read more...

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Uncle may get custody of Indian kids in Norway: Report


February 28th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Feb 28 (IANS) Norway's child welfare service said Tuesday that two children of Indian parents taken into its care will be handed over to their uncle pending a court ... Read more...

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Half of Indian kids under five underweight: NGO


February 15th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) Around 48 percent of children under five years of age in India are underweight, ranging from 20 percent of the child population (under-five years) in Sikkim ... Read more...

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24 percent Indian kids go hungry: Survey (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) India may be an economic success story. But a Save the Children study says around a quarter of Indian kids in the 0-6 age group ... Read more...

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24 percent Indian kids go hungry daily: Survey


February 15th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Nearly 30 percent of Indian families have been forced to cut back on food due to rising prices, while around a quarter of kids go ... Read more...

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India to Norway: Settle issue of Indian kids with family


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) India Monday conveyed to Norway that it should work out a settlement with the immediate family of two kids who are now under foster care ... Read more...

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Indian kids worst victims of cyberbullying, says study


January 18th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Three out of 10 parents in India say their children have been victims of cyberbullying and a majority of them through social networking sites like ... Read more...

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Ideal parenting? Many celebrities get it right


January 12th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) He earns by the minute, yet superstar Shah Rukh Khan never compromises on quality time with his kids. Be it a bicycle ride or ... Read more...

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School with Indian kids named Britain’s best


December 16th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) A primary school in Britain where the majority of students are of Indian and Asian origin has achieved the best exam results in the country.Students at ... Read more...

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Gaga planning to adopt Indian kids?


November 13th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga, who recently visited India, is reportedly planning to adopt three kids from an Indian orphanage and one from America.Gaga has set up ... Read more...

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Teenage Indian dancer debuts at legendary Carnegie Hall


October 16th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) Carnegie Hall, New York's legendary concert venue, isn't the first venue that comes to mind when you think of a teenage artist's debut. But 15-year-old ... Read more...

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Scores of Indian kids learn traumatic lesson in Nepal


September 15th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 15 (IANS) As Nepal celebrates Children's Day Thursday, pledging to protect child rights, scores of Indian children aged between 10 to 14 years and some even younger are ... Read more...

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Over 2,000 Indian kids adopted internationally


August 18th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) A total of 2,080 Indian children were adopted internationally between 2008-2010, parliament was told Thursday.Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath also told the Rajya ... Read more...

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Over half of Indian kids are without immunisation


July 20th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) More than half of Indian children under the age of two do not receive comprehensive routine immunisation, a study by an NGO said Wednesday.According to ... Read more...

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Indian parents wary of kids getting hooked online: Survey


June 22nd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) Increasing use of internet and access to a host of mobile devices are making Indian parents wary of their kids being exposed to the risks of ... Read more...

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Unicef, Finnair collect 45,000 euros for Indian kids


May 8th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) A campaign by Nordic carrier Finnair and Unicef has collected over 45,000 euros for a programme to provide clean water and environment to children ... Read more...

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Citing rising India, China, Obama seeks balanced deficit cuts


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) On a cross-country trip to sell his deficit reduction plan, President Barack Obama has focused on the growing competition from fast rising India, China and ... Read more...

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Super successful Sikh is Toronto’s biggest Indian car man


February 1st, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 1 (IANS) As the global meltdown grounded the auto industry, Toronto's biggest Indian car man, Nav Bhatia, only thrived. The multimillionaire Sikh has also been helping change ... Read more...

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Adventure, identity and Africa on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


January 13th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Warm up this week with a pile of exciting and diverse books ranging from history and identity to magic realism.1. Book: "Shadowland"; Written by Chitra Banerjee Divakarauni; ... Read more...

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Access to education a battle for many kids, despite RTE


November 11th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Despite the Right to Education Act, access to education is an everyday struggle for many Indian kids because of challenges like inaccessibility to schools and unavailability of ... Read more...

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Indian quiz contest for kids being held in Pakistan


November 1st, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 1 (IANS) Around 10,000 people from Pakistan have in views posted on Facebook welcomed the holding of the 'Horlicks Wizkids 2010' quiz contest in three Pakistani cities, to select ... Read more...

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Obama to celebrate Diwali with Indian kids


October 28th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) Underscoring India's importance as "a cornerstone" of broader Asia approach of a US focused on expanding exports, President Barack Obama begins a four-nation trip to ... Read more...

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‘50 percent Indian kids suffer from iodine deficiency’


October 21st, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) As many as 50 percent of children born in India every year suffer from iodine deficiency, leading to various ailments and disorders - brain damage being one ... Read more...

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Soy snacks for malnourished Indian kids


October 20th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) Scientists have developed a tastier soy snack to tempt malnourished Indian school kids into eating the low cost vegetable protein. They have also joined hands with an ... Read more...

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Now, crunchy and spicy soy snacks to boost nutrition in Indian kids


October 20th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Soy, although an inexpensive and complete vegetable protein, doesn't find too many takers because of its bland taste, but University of Illinois scientists have joined forces with an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Disney to increase its popularity in India


October 7th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Disney makes its presence felt in India October 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Walt Disney India is on an ambitious plan to bring Disney into the lives of the Indian kids. Disney and ... Read more...

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Save Tiger art work by Indian kids showcased in Indonesia


August 24th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) Twenty paintings by students of Global Art India aged between 5-15 years on the theme 'Save Tiger 1411' were displayed at the Second Ministerial Conference held at Bali ... Read more...

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Indian kids labour in fields in hazardous condition: Survey


June 11th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) More than half-a-million children below 18 years of age have been working under hazardous condition in cotton and vegetable fields in five western and southern Indian states, ... Read more...

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Brit Indian kids have better mental health than Brit Whites


May 12th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): British children with Indian ancestry have better mental health than British Whites, a new research from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has shown.Anna Goodman, the ... Read more...

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One in every 1,000 Indian kids has cleft lip


May 4th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) At least one among every 1,000 new born children in the country has a cleft lip and palate, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad told parliament Tuesday. "As ... Read more...

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India - a study in health contrasts (April 7 is World Health Day)


April 7th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) From becoming a hub of medical tourism to having a sizable population deprived of basic healthcare, from bulging bellies in urban areas to stunted ... Read more...

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Disney India to make Telugu film with Siddharth, Shruti Haasan


March 11th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The Walt Disney Company India, Indian arm of the Hollywood studio, Thursday announced a Telugu movie with leading southern stars Siddharth and Shruti Haasan. A yet to ... Read more...

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Lindsay “humbled and moved” by plight of exploited Indian kids


December 25th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 25 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan's mum claims that the actress' humanitarian trip to India has "changed" her.The Mean Girls star's mum told the New York Post that Lindsay was ... Read more...

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Mumbai Kids get creative at POGO mad carnival


December 22nd, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Rob makes his "big picture' and over 2500 kids become part of making of this grandeur at the first ever Pogo M.A.D carnival in Mumbai on Sunday, December 20, 2009.Sunday in ... Read more...

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