Children in poor countries are at similar risks of getting affected to the illnesses as are the children in wealthy areas and thus, some international donors have been led by Britain and Bill Gates, who have pledged on Monday, to spend $4.3 billion to buy vaccines to protect children in poor countries against potential killers such as diarrheal diseases and pneumonia.
The lovers of the Womad (World of Music, Arts and Dance) weekend get prepared to have it again.
The full programme of the world’s biggest music festival has just been started. This will continue for three-day on April 9. Well there is no doubt about the presence of the favorites like Baaba Maal, Afro Celt Sound System. This time Dhol Foundation will take centre stage mot only at the Abu Dhabi Corniche but also Al Ain’s Al Jahili Fort. This WOMAD weekend is full of surprises.
Sluggish economic activities do not deter expat population to expand in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as their share rose close to 90% in the past three years.
Recently released figures by the National Bureau of Statistics claimed that domestic population too rose sharply and the proportion of non-nationals stood at 88.5% of the UAE’s combined estimated population.
UAE, having combined population of 8.26 million as of the middle of 2010, declined from a peak of 88.8% in 2008 but still higher than 83% as recently as 2006. Experts have expressed reservation over rising expat population in the country warning against its serious socio-religious outcomes.
People sending obscene messages and making such calls will be dealt with strictly in the state of Himachal Pradesh as the government plans to tighten its grip on such people.
The government over there is planning to enforce a new legislation for making the communication of these kinds of calls and messages a serious offence.
The CM Mr. Prem Kumar Dhumal has directed the state’s police, Home department and Law department to prepare legislation for the purpose bringing such calls and messages under legislative provisions.
The BJP government will complete 3 years of its rule in HP this year. The government has been rather successful in enforcing law and order and sustaining the growth that it has achieved.
The recent trend is to add a personal touch to all sorts of task be it offering a gift or taking interest in any sort of life's offering.
Stationery is treated with ultimate care and is then offered with an added customization option that offers a hint to the likes of attractiveness. Things such as fancy envelopes, gift tags instead of being handwritten are some added advantages of customization.
The customization is done in the manner to offer an individual mark of identity which tends to offer a lasting impression.
Every parent wants their children to be successful in life. When a child is born to a family the parents use to see many dreams for their children to be a great one in future.
They also try to mange to their best to bring up the child irrespective of the difficulties they face for the same in this fast moving competitive society. But where remained the mistake they normally can't assess, when they see their children going astray.
Drug abuse is one of such kinds that spoil the future life of many youngsters.
According to U.S. researchers, hardships endured by women when they were children have been linked to an increased risk of a negative pregnancy outcome.
It has been reported that Emily W. Harville of Tulane University in New Orleans and colleagues studied 4,865 women who experienced at least one hardship, such as father neglect or financial trouble or smoking, during childhood, and then gave birth to at least one child by age 41.
Published in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, the study finds for women in their first pregnancy, 7.9 percent gave birth to a low-birth weight baby; 7.5 percent gave birth more than three weeks early; and 39 percent of women had smoked at some point during their first pregnancy.
It is already time to get kids ready for summer camp, advises a U.S. doctor to parents.
Parents who prepare their children for camp will help their children make the most out of the experience, whether it's a day camp or a long-term stay, says Dr. Patricia Hametz, director of the Injury and Violence Prevention Center at New York's NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital.
Hametz says in a statement, "Parents should ask camp organizers basic questions about what plans they have in place to keep kids safe, handle medical emergencies and deal with routine health needs."
Some literacy skills are greater in pre-schoolers with confident teachers than those without, U.S. researchers have suggested.
It has been reported that researchers at Ohio State University found pre-schoolers whose teachers had a high degree of confidence had greater print awareness, they could answer questions like, "Show me just one letter on this page."
Gains in vocabulary knowledge by the children were evident when they had a classroom offering emotional support as well as a teacher who was confident in his or her abilities, said Study co-author Ying Guo, a postdoctoral researcher in education.
As we all know marriages are made in heaven, but we must realize that these are maintained in earth. If we will not do the necessary things at right time then definitely the marital relation will be broken.
A new segment of study conducted by London School of Economics shows that housework can be a big factor in success of a marriage.
A study says that conservative wives and mothers are just the way for a family to flourish. 3,500 married British couples participated in the study.
In Malawi, a gay couple wedded and this landed them in trouble as they were booked under sodomy conviction. They may face sentence to the maximum of 14 years of imprisonment with hard labor.
The two guy Tiwonge Chimbalaga and steven Monjeza were arrested on 28th December accused of violating the order of nature after their symbolic wedding. This was the first such case in the country.
Marriages are said to be expand span of life for both the genders. But there is a factor of worry for the women getting married to younger men. They may possibly die much earlier before their expected death. The women who marry about 7 to 9 years younger man raise the probability to die earlier by 20 %. But in case of men, the scenario is totally opposite. Their probability of living life long enhances with this.
Some of the experiments were made to prove this theory. Married couples are like support systems that life partner’s offer to one another, the theoretical psychosomatic advantage from having younger wives, who possibly will become a custodian.
A case of sense and sensibility has been deduced by researchers relating to Synesthesia.
Synesthesia is a condition that attributes to interesting personalities traits pertaining to crunching numbers, in which stimulation of one sensory pathway in the brain leads to an automatic, involuntary experience in a second sensory or cognitive pathway.
It is believed that people who claim that tasting colours or even attributing personalities and colours to numbers and letters of the alphabet, the sensory experiences bend together. A condition usually noticed in common in 1 out of 25 people.
Different types of synesthesia disorders were seen in case of people, like colour based, ordinal linguistic personification, etc.
Italy is organizing a divorce fair to help the married unhappy couples. This fair will also have some of the attractive events like beauty tips, spa treatment, therapies, life coaching etc.
The organizers of this event have said that the main aim of the event is to help the divorcing couple in the legal way and also to help them to start a fresh life. The number of divorces in Catholic countries is traditionally low but there is a sudden growth in the last few years.
For the refreshment of the divorced people, there will be spa treatment, a dating evening and art therapy etc. That also includes stalls and workshops to inspire people to live life alone without any complain.
They'll take legal action against a politician who married a 13-year-old Egyptian girl at Nigeria's national mosque, Nigerian women's groups have said.
The BBC reported on Wednesday that female members of the country's senate have promised to support a petition to reprimand Senator Ahmad Sani Yerima, 49.
The BBC also said that Sani married the girl at the mosque in Abuja several weeks ago.
It will investigate whether the marriage is legal, Nigeria's human rights commission has said.
Women's rights groups say Sani has broken the law, citing the Child Rights Act of 2003.
After the failure of the maiden edition of the Copenhagen Summit, now the world is looking at the small countries to come forward and take the responsibility.
The developed countries along with US and European countries could not come up with any new resolutions at the summit. Now Bolivia, Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua and Ecuador, Latin American countries, as well as Sudan and Saudi Arabia, have become the tough reviewers of the Copenhagen deal.
The Mumbai International Queer Film Festival named 'Kashish', which is going to be the biggest LGBT i.e., Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender event, in India, will commence on April 22.
It will be a four-day festival aiming at stimulating the minds of people and provoking them to think over the issue of gay rights. The festival will undertake the screening of 110 films from more than 25 countries at two different venues in Mumbai.
Twitter has become the latest platform for the celebrities to show their emotions to the world. And it seems that everyone is Tweeting now a day showing their disapprovals about something or the other.
Celina Jaitley also joined the group by launching a campaign against the Bombay Gymkhana on Twitter. She is angry about the act where the elite club threw out a transgender activist.
This happened on Friday and since then Celina has been trying hard to gain an approval against the 135-year old club.
It certainly seems so, especially with the visiting Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith, for the first ever time acknowledging that the attacks made on Indian students in Australia were racist in nature. Up until now, the Government had been trying to pass these on as everyday theft crimes, and the very huge possibility that these were hate attacks was being hushed up.
The Attukal pongala festival got off to a rapturous beginning on Sunday morning with the temple’s chief priest, T. M. Muralidharan Namboodiripadu, highlighting the conventional hearth in the presence of hundreds of worshippers.
Hundreds of thousands of women devotees lit the small hearths along the roadsides and cooked rice and jiggery, which they would offer as a sacrament later in the afternoon to appease the presiding deity of the ancient Attukal Devi temple.
The flame from the sacred heart inside the temple precincts was passed on quickly in several directions.
As per the tradition, the ritual is performed by women, seeking the blessings of Goddess Bhagavathi for peace, plenty and prosperity.