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Chandigarh: Another boy passes out after MR vaccination

A Class-IIIC boy of Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 16, Chandigarh, fell unconscious soon after taking the Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccine. The boy was sent home immediately. The incident was reported just a day after a Class V boy, also a resident of Nayagaon, lost consciousness after he took the MR vaccine. Surinder Kaur, school in-charge, said, “No such incident ... Read More »

Delhi Mall Refuses Entry To Children Of Farmers Who Committed Suicide, Asks Them To Get ‘Special Permission’

A South Delhi mall on Wednesday refused entry to a group of children from Maharashtra, whose parents have committed suicide due to farm distress said Yogendra Yadav. Yogendra Yadav, said that a manager with DLF Place, Saket told them that the children would require “special permission” to enter its premises. The mall authorities have, however, rejected the charge. An executive of the ... Read More »

India has the second highest number of obese children in the world

Globally more than two billion children and adults suffer due to excess weight. India has the second highest number of obese children in the world according to new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine. India has 14.4 million of them, China tops the chart with 15.3 million obese children. “Excess body weight is one of the most ... Read More »

Around 93 Lakh Children Victimised By Severe Acute Malnutrition in India


In an alarming revelation by Government of India, a little over 93 lakh children are suffering from severe acute malnutrition in India. The case of malnutrition occurs because of poor diet, digestive conditions or another disease. The Minister of State for Health Faggan Singh Kulaste gave the statistics while answering a query in Rajya Sabha today. He said that there are ... Read More »

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