KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Maternity Hospital, Thapathali has received 130 applications for the 'Healthy Child Competition' it announced last month.

Children and fantasy

July 30, 2016 00:35 am

Even a small child is capable of distinguishing between reality and fantasy, whether in stories, real life, books or movies

CCWB rescues 200 street children

July 23, 2016 01:40 am

KATHMANDU, July 23: As part of the government's plan to rescue and rehabilitate street children, the Central Child Welfare Board (CCWB) has so far rescued 200 children languishing in various streets of the Kathmandu valley this year.

Seven children rescued

July 21, 2016 16:40 pm

CHITWAN, July 21: Authorities here have rescued seven children from an illegally-run Child Care Centre in the district.

PANCHTHAR, July 19: A person died and his two children were injured at Phidim-2 of Panchthar after they were attacked by their neighbor with a khukuri.

Bullying among school children

July 9, 2016 10:25 am

Bullying is a repetitive, aggressive act of abusing others because of power imbalance. It is a behavioural problem and can take various forms like verbal, physical, emotional and cyber bullying.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Police have started investigation against Rajani Shrestha, the managing director of Putalisadak-based Sara Link International Pvt Ltd., on suspicion of trafficking nine Nepali children to the United States of America.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Women Children and Social Welfare, CP Mainali has said the government was working out to bring a new Act to ensure the rights of women and children.

Story of Street Children

July 6, 2016 14:11 pm

Story of Street Children Baba! Why have you left me in these streets? It’s so lonely, dark and wild Come and take me away for I am not a fugitive child Many pass by but no one cares about me I wish you were around to make them leave Days are hot but nights are cold Nothing to wear except a torn rug I am tired of this life and broken from the root They call me a street child and police hit me with their boot Come and please take me from here.

KATHMANDU, July 1: The children of the employees of the National News Agency (RSS) who passed this year's the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) examination were feted amidst a program held here today.

DUBAI, (United Arab Emirates), July 1: Police in Bahrain say a woman has been killed in an explosion south of the capital, Manama.

BAGHDAD, June 30: The U.N. children's fund warned on Thursday that 3.6 million Iraqi children are at "serious risk" of death, injury, sexual violence, abduction and recruitment into armed groups, and has called on warring parties in Iraq to protect their rights.

DOLAKHA, June 30: A mother has died while three of her children have fallen ill after consuming wild mushroom in Kalinchok VDC-7 of the district on Wednesday. The deceased is 48-year-old Phulmaya Tamang.

NUWAKOT, June 30: Massive landslides triggered by incessant rains buried a makeshift shelter of an earthquake victim and killed his two children in Bungtang-4 of Nuwakot district on Wednesday morning.

KATHMANDU, June 30:Child Health Division (CHD) under the Department of Health Services (DoHS) said that it has immunized over 3.2 million children under the age of 15 with Japanese encephalitis vaccine.

KATHMANDU, June29:Poorest children are twice as likely to die or to be chronically malnourished before their fifth birthday than the richest, a report unveiled by UNICEF on Tuesday stated.

Street children, often referred to as ‘Khate,’ are those vulnerable groups of children who are living under destitute situation trapped in mired poverty and excluded from the ‘civilized’ section of society alleged of being ineligible to adjust in the circumstances of civilization.

MOSCOW, June 20: Fourteen children died in a storm while boating on a lake in Russia's northwestern region of Karelia, prompting investigators to detain four people who organized the outing despite cyclone warnings, officials said Sunday.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Having no land to their names, as many as 102 earthquake-affected families in Naubise of Rasuwa district have been forced to set up temporary shelters in a rented land since last year's devastating earthquake. The families of daily wage earners have been paying monthly rent ranging from Rs 1,000 up to Rs 2700 just for using the land.

KATHMANDU, June 12: A new study has said around 27 percent of children who are working as child laborers at brick kilns in Kathmandu valley are being deprived of their right to attend schools.