Wiser by the Day

With quiz shows like Kaun Banega Karorepati riding high on the popularity wave in India, ‘general knowledge’ or the quest to amass trivia in the mind has suddenly become fashionable among children and adults alike. It goes without saying that a child or an adult must be encouraged to explore the world around. For parents… [ Continue Reading ]

Parents As Consumers

In a landmark judgement, recently, the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) directed a private school in Tamil Nadu to pay about Rs 2.9 lakhs as compensation for negligence which had resulted in the death of a three-and-a-half-year old child in 1993, stated a report in The Hindu, dated August 14, 2001. The NCDRC is… [ Continue Reading ]