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Mother’s depression may affect kid’s brain development

Mother’s depression may affect kid’s brain development (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Depressive symptoms in women during and after pregnancy are linked to reduced thickness of the cortex — the outer layer of the brain responsible for complex thought and behaviour — in preschool-age kids, says a new study. “Our findings underscore the importance of monitoring and supporting mental health in mothers ... Read More »

“Our focus should be on skill development,” says Manish Sisodia

TiE Delhi – NCR, the Delhi chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship, today hosted the India Education Entrepreneurship Day on the occasion of Education Day at Sheraton Saket. The event witnessed Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia who addressed the keynote. Followed by four insightful sessions highlighting the importance of collaborative efforts ... Read More »

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Mother nursing her newborn baby. Credit: © Romanova Anna / Fotolia A new study, which followed 180 pre-term infants from birth to age seven, found that babies who were fed more breast milk within the first 28 days of life had had larger volumes of certain regions of the brain at term equivalent and had better IQs, academic achievement, working ... Read More »

EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT

EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT (ECD) *This project has been ear-marked for social franchise development This project has been developed to assist caregivers in impoverished communities who are tasked with looking after preschool children while their parents are at work. Many of these caregivers have limited education and no access to formal training. Education Africa runs a three year-long whole school intervention ... Read More »

Apple sharpens focus on India with new maps development center

Apple is setting up a maps development center in India, part of a broader effort to  grab a bigger share of one of the world’s largest markets. The company has also applied to the government to set up its first wholly owned, branded store in the country to take advantage of the liberalization of retail rules for foreign companies. India ... Read More »