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Sellers at the red light: Whose children are they anyway?

Manoj watches cynically from the sidelines of a street in east Delhi's Mayur Vihar as five-year-old Shahrukh Kasim peddles pens and his elder sister begs ....

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Out of the helicopter and into the wild

Free-range parenting is the concept of raising children in the spirit of encouraging them to function independently and with limited parental supervision, in accordance o ....

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UNICEF, NSE Stress on Investment in Education, Skills Training

UNICEF and National Stock Exchange (NSE) Friday stressed on the need for urgent investment in education and skills training to meet the skill gap among t ....

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'Mowgli School' inspires students to pick up books

Located in the Dudhwa-Katarniya forest area here, Mowgli School is busy giving wings to the dreams of village children, thanks to an initiative by the ....

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India faces an 'enormous challenge' of supporting its younger population: UNICEF

India which is home to the largest number of adolescents in the world has an "incredible advantage" but also faces an "enormous challenge" ....

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ONGC to pump in Rs 1.68 cr for school drinking water in Assam

Oil major ONGC Tuesday said it is carrying out a drinking water project in over 50 schools across Assam in this financial year, entailing an investment o ....

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Animated video launched to create awareness on breast cancer

An animated video aimed at creating awareness on breast cancer has been launched by the Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Oncology and Reseach (SRIOR) recentl ....

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UK govt formulating guidelines to curb children's social media use

The British government is drawing up guidelines to limit the number of hours children spend online on social media sites and apps, authorities announced ....

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DU meeting on Monday over regularisation of ad-hoc teachers

A high-powered Delhi University committee will be holding a meeting on Monday to discuss about the absorption of ad-hoc teachers. ....

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Meet the unschoolers

To the average person, the unschooling life poses a series of red flags - no lessons, no rules, no handy reward-punishment system. But these parents claim that the most i ....