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  • HEAL

    'HEAL' to help child abuse survivors

    Actor and social activist Rahul Bose along with actress Vidya Balan launched 'HEAL', an initiative towards eradicating child sexual abuse. Child sex abuse is one of the worst problems the nation is facing today. Addressing the issue, Rahul said that the NGO would help the survivors attain peace of mind. 'HEAL' (Help Eradicate Abuse through Learning) will help the victims by training them, educating them and making them aware about the cause. "It's a great thing that someone reliased to work for this

    Bollywood | July 26, 2017
  • Woman, child, lap, United Airlines

    Woman forced to carry child on lap to sue airlines

    A Hawaii woman who was forced to hold her child on lap during her flight has decided to sue United Airlines, the media reported on Wednesday. Shirley Yamauchi, who is working in Kapolei Middle School of Hawaii, on Tuesday hoped her lawsuit would help protect other passengers from this type of treatment, Xinhua news agency reported. "United said they would change and I want to see that happen. I don't want anymore passengers possibly in danger," Yamauchi said. Yamauchi had to hold her

    World | July 26, 2017
  • Vidya Balan, Rahul Bose, child sexual abuse, Kahaani A: Durga Rani Singh,

    Vidya Balan, Rahul Bose join hands to fight child sexual abuse

    Intending to fight the sexual abuse of children, Bollywood actor Vidya Balan on Tuesday joined hands with actor/filmmaker Rahul Bose’s NGO HEAL (Help Eradicate Abuse through Learning). “The abuse is often so traumatic that it paralyses people. No one wants to talk about it… It leaves you hopeless,” Vidya said in a statement. Vidya played a survivor of child abuse in one of her films Kahaani A: Durga Rani Singh that was released in December last year. Known for her acting in films like

    Entertainment | July 25, 2017
  • Miranda Kerr, Evan Spiegel expecting first child?

    Supermodel Miranda Kerr, who married Evan Spiegel in May, is reportedly expecting her first child with the Snapchat CEO. According to a source, Kerr is avoiding putting any photographs over social media because of which everyone is suspecting that she is expecting a baby, reports "Miranda used to flaunt her figure on Instagram or post videos of her workouts where she showed off her abs, but she hasn't done that in months. Everyone suspects she's pregnant and will make an announcement

    Bollywood | July 21, 2017
  • Anurag Basu 'amazed' to see the child in Big B

    Director Anurag Basu says he is amazed to see the child within megastar Amitabh Bachchan is alive. On Sunday, Amitabh lauded Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif-starrer "Jagga Jasoos" calling it innovative, delightful and a well executed film. Replying to the cine icon, Basu tweeted: "Amitabh Bachchan Sir! I am amazed to see that child within you is still alive, otherwise 'Jagga Jasoos' would have failed to impress you." Directed by Anurag Basu, "Jagga Jasoos" released on Friday after being in the pipeline for

    Bollywood | July 17, 2017
  • Big Little Book Awards

    Awards to recognise Bengali children's literature

    Big Little Book Awards (BLBA), that seek to recognise regional literature across the country, in its second edition, will award Bengali authors for their contribution to children's literature. A Tata Trusts initiative, BLBA, held along with the Tata Lit live, aims to promote a love of reading regional literature among children. “Bengali literature has a rich history with eminent people writing and illustrating for adults and children. Some of the contemporary work that has come out in the recent years is also

    Books & Education | July 17, 2017
  • Kareena Kapoor

    Taimur is the most amazing child, says Kareena Kapoor

    Kareena Kapoor said she does not mind shutterbugs clicking her seven-month-old son, Taimur Ali Khan as the actress believes it is quite normal for one to be photographed these days. The 36-year-old actress said her little one is the "most amazing and cutest child". "The culture today has changed, anywhere you go you're getting photographed. Taimur is as normal as anybody else, so why should he be treated otherwise?  "It's absolutely okay, it's his journey, his life.

    Bollywood | July 16, 2017
  • children

    Bid to improve lives of children

    Focusing on vast societal change, the Dell Foundation recently committed $1 billion as part of its worldwide philanthropic outreach.The foundation addressed a gathering here on Friday to discuss the findings of a study titled 'A Philanthropist’s Guide to the Future' which said the role of foundations is changing and the emphasis should be on inspiring and empowering a new generation of social impact leaders. The foundation aims to improve the lives of children in India and generating livelihood by encouraging non-government

    Cities | July 15, 2017
  • Children reality show

    Should children be barred from reality shows?

    Of late there have been a number of reality TV shows involving children of all age groups. While the platform does provide immense exposure for the little ones, it also effects their health and education. Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar believes the platform is fine for the children as long as there are some "regulatory laws", but some celebrities like Hema Malini opined that children should be kept away from the reality TV shows completely because of the pressure they go

    Television | July 12, 2017
  • Children IVF

    Children conceived via IVF just as healthy as peers

    Children born through in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) have similar physical health and mental well-being as their naturally-conceived peers, a study has found. The study of 224 children aged between 5 and 11 was the largest to date to examine the psychosocial development of school-aged children conceived using donor sperm. This was also the first study to describe health outcomes of these children. “Our results should provide reassurance that the physical, psychological and mental health of children conceived using donor sperm is similar to that

    Science and Tech | July 12, 2017