5k children stay away from school: Survey

Sumita Sarkar,TNN | May 9, 2014, 05.05 AM IST NASHIK: Around 5,000 children in the city eligible for Class I are not going to school, a survey conducted by the education department of the Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) has revealed.  The administrative officer of the education department, Kiran Kunwar, ..... Read More

Shocking Practices Found in Govt-run Children’s Homes

By Sovi Vidyadharan – THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, Published: 06th May 2014 09:12 AM Shocking practices prevalent in many government-run children’s homes have come to the fore during a recent inspection of such facilities by members of the Kerala State Commission for Protection of Child Rights.  In observation homes (for juveniles in conflict with law), the ..... Read More

Decline of Child, Maternal Mortality Rate in India Fast: Report

By PTI – NEW DELHI, Published: 06th May 2014 07:43 PM India reduced child and maternal mortality since 2000 at a rate faster than the global one but it still needs to do a lot more, according to studies conducted by a US-based body. Child deaths fell at an average rate of ..... Read More

25 pc reservation for minority institutions invalid under RTE act: SC

The court, however, upheld the constitutional validity of the social welfare legislation enacted with Constitutional amendments. Written by Utkarsh Anand | New Delhi | Updated: May 6, 2014 1:18 pm ..... Read More

40 students fall ill after eating midday meal in Bihar

IANS | May 2, 2014, 02.35 PM IST  The midday meal scheme is being run in 72,000 schools across Bihar to serve day meals to 16 ..... Read More

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