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Top 5 Parenting Tips

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Let us have a quick look at top 5 simple yet effective parenting tips. Give Unconditional Love Firstly you must remember that your children are not going to remain young always. Your child would not remain a baby or a pre-schooler forever. Time flies so fast, that they will grow up soon. Hence, you should make the most of your ... Read More »

10000 school kids ran for Cancer Research on Sunday for the 17th edition of the Terry Fox Run at Marine Drive, Mumbai

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Mumbai,By Kabir Ali  The 17th edition of the Terry Fox Run organised by the Terry Fox (India Committee) witnessed the enthusiasm of 10000 children from about 50 schools running at Marine Drive from Nariman Point (Air India Building), continuing till the Princess Street flyover and ending at Brabourne Stadium (CCI) on Sunday, 1st Feb, 2015. Terry Fox India, Convener Mr. Gul Kripalani said “ Last year we raised over Rs ... Read More »

2nd NLFP Ace Chef Competition ends on a high note

Chef Navidakhtar Sayyad,Chef Vikram Singh,Chef Santa.B.Roko at the 2nd Ace Chef Competition 2015 by Nalanda Foundation

Mumbai:By Kabir Ali  The Nalanda Foundation is stepping in its second edition of Ace Chef Competition. The Foundation has done various activities and events with students which help them showcase their talent and skills, one of them was today where they welcomed students from various schools to participate in the 2nd NLFP Ace Chef Competition. This competition gave an opportunity ... Read More »

A fun-filled rendezvous with Nicktoons Motu Patlu at Imagica Motu Patlu hosted an adventurous treasure hunt for the kids in the magical land of Imagica

Nicktoons Motu Patlu pose for the shutterbags after the Khazaane ki race with the children at Imagica

Mumbai: By Kabir Ali  This Friday saw the awesome twosome Motu Patlu give a treat to their little fans at India’s favourite theme park, Imagica. A host of interactive activities were planned around Motu Paltu’s new movie – Motu Patlu aur Khazaane ki Race for the kiddies at the park. The highlight of the day was the exciting Treasure Hunt ... Read More »

The stealth privatisation of children’s services

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It is just over a year since the coalition Government allowed local councils to contract out their social work services and decision making for children in care, despite doubts and no firm evidence in support of this policy from the research on the short-term pilots. And it is nine months since there was a hasty and rushed consultation about allowing ... Read More »

ADCS president urges MPs to collect more accurate data about children in care

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Current government methods for collecting data about children in care do not “tell them anything”, the president of the Association of Directors of Children’s Services has told MPs. Speaking at a public accounts select committee inquiry, Alan Wood told MPs that simply asking for more data won’t help to understand what being in care means for children’s lives and prospects. ... Read More »

BASW slams ‘aspirational’ guidance on health and welfare of looked-after children

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The British Association of Social Workers claims ‘rhetoric does not match up to reality’ in the government’s updated statutory guidance on promoting the health and welfare of looked-after children. “Like so much statutory guidance that precedes it, there is a danger that this ends up being a series of well-intentioned statements that cannot be properly implemented particularly in these straitened ... Read More »

National Immunization Day for pulse polio today

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New Delhi The National Immunization Day for pulse polio is being held on Sunday. Children below 5 years of age will be given polio drops as part of the government’s drive to sustain polio eradication from the country. Earlier on Saturday, President Pranab Mukherjee launched the programme by administering polio drops to children at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Read More »