Thursday, January 27, 2022


Closing schools should be last resort in Omicron fight: Unicef

Geneva: Closing of schools across the world should be the last resort in the fight against the fast-spreading Omicron Covid-19 variant, outgoing Unicef Executive...

Hyderabad: Oakridge students join UNICEF initiative

Hyderabad: The students of Oakridge International School, Bachupally, along with 60,000 other students from more than thirty countries across the Nord Anglia family, came...

Charminar turns blue for World Children’s Day

Hyderabad: The historic Charminar and Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) in Hyderabad and many other iconic monuments, structures and institutions across the world...

Hyderabad: Over 1,500 hygiene kits to garbage collectors distributed

Hyderabad: Youngistaan Foundation with the support of UNICEF distributed over 1,500 hand hygiene kits to nearly 60 garbage collectors in Hyderabad who are vulnerable...

Midwifery programme to curb C-sections

Hyderabad: At a time when Caesarean section (C-section) childbirths are on the rise, the State government in partnership with Fernandez Foundation and UNICEF is...

Opinion: Reaching out to kids, digitally

Auditory and visual (in-print and online) asynchronous learning works best during crisis periods

Editorial: Widening divide

According to UNICEF, only one in four children in India has access to digital devices for online education

Opinion: Closure of schools and learning loss

A systematic response for ‘catching up’ is required once schools reopen

A movement to upskill young people during pandemic

The 'Young Warrior' movement was launched in May 2021, and achieved significant scale, with 6.6+ million actions taken, said organisers in a statement.

UNICEF, Facebook building safer online experiences for children

The year-long initiative will include a nation-wide social media awareness campaign, and capacity building for 100,000 school children on online safety, digital literacy, and psychosocial support.

Editorial: Vaccine inequity

According to the data published by UNICEF, rich nations have cornered the benefits under the WHO programme

Deepika Padukone launches ‘A chain of wellbeing’ on her social media 

The well being guide has been launched by the actor in collaboration with several other social media handles, who are working towards a similar goal, to help reach out to a wide array of audience.

Manushi Chhillar roped in by Unicef for World Immunization Week

Vaccines have helped generations of children grow up in good health, safe from infectious and dangerous diseases like polio and measles.

Pets eased children’s loneliness in lockdown: Study

For many families navigating the stress and challenges of home-schooling, pets have offered children crucial support.

Apollo LogiSolutions partners with StaTwig, GMR Hyderabad Airport

Collaborates with major players for transparency, tracking and tracing of Covid-19 vaccines for its integrated vaccine delivery platform.

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