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  • Online child abuse moving to Skype, Bitcoin: Europol 3 days ago

    The Hague Hi-tech criminals are increasingly selling live streams of child sex over legitimate chat sites and apps such as Skype for hard-to-trace virtual currencies like Bitcoin, Europe's policing agency warned on Tuesday. "Criminals that sexually exploit children online are becoming more entrepreneurial with technological developments and are profiting financially," Europol...
  • Centre to introduce draft Bill on Small Factories in budget session 1 week ago

    Hyderabad: The NDA government is all set to move amendment proposals to Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Bill and Factories Act, 1948 and introduce Draft Bill on Small Factories (Regulation of Employment and Condition of Service) in the upcoming budget session, Union Labour Minister B Dattatreya said on Saturday. The Minister...
  • Bill soon to stop employment of kids below 14 years: Bandaru Dattatreya February 17, 2015

    Telangana: To ban employment of children below 14 years in any occupation, a Bill will be presented before the Cabinet soon, a Union Minister said on Tuesday. "To eradicate child labour under the age of 14, a Bill will be presented before the Union Cabinet and will later be introduced before...
  • Amitabh Bachchan to take part in Andhra Pradesh Government's awareness campaign on maternal and child mortality February 17, 2015

    Hyderabad: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan would take part in an awareness campaign of Andhra Pradesh Government on health issues like maternal and child mortality. "The Principal Secretary (Health) is going to Mumbai next week. He will meet him (Bachchan) with regard to the campaign which would be mainly on maternal and...
  • Delhi: Man held guilty of sexually assaulting 4-year-old girl February 15, 2015

    New Delhi: A local court has held a man guilty of sexually assaulting a four-year-old child, relying on testimonies of the victim and her mother. Additional Sessions Judge Vikas Dhull convicted Raju Ansari for the offence under section 10 (aggravated sexual assault) of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO)...
  • Delhi school vandalism: Modi orders police chief to take strict action against attack on minorities February 13, 2015

    New Delhi: After a school office was allegedly vandalised in Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday summoned the state Police Commissioner BS Bassi and instructed him to take strict action against such attacks on the minorities. Modi expressed his deep concern and anguish over the rising crime rate in the...
  • Arvind Kejriwal condemns attack on convent school in South Delhi February 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal on Friday condemned the alleged attack on a convent school in South Delhi's Vasant Vihar area. Holy Child Auxilium School was vandalised by a group of unidentified persons in the wee hours on Friday following which the school was shut and students were asked...
  • Delhi: Holy Child Auxilium school's office vandalised, police suspect case of theft February 13, 2015

    New Delhi: In yet another case of vandalism in the national capital, a school in south Delhi Holy Child Auxilium has allegedly been attacked. Around Rs eight thousand have been stolen from the school's office in the attack. According to prima facie evidence, the police is considering it to be a...
  • About fifty child labourers rescued in Hyderabad February 12, 2015

    Hyderabad: Continuing their special drive, the city police rescued around 50 child labourers, most of them hailing from West Bengal, who were being forced to work in hazardous industries here. "So far, about 50 children have been rescued and our special drive continues. Five persons who had employed them were...
  • Ten reasons that make Arvind Kejriwal the child that every Indian Parent desires! February 10, 2015

    Arvind Kejriwal has proved it to the world that it takes a lot of heart and guts to win an election when you're a newbie in the game of politics. The man has many has many traits of greatness and a few not-so-great traits, that has already been discussed over...
  • Child labour bill will be test of Modi government: Kailash Satyarthi February 8, 2015

    London: A bill currently in the Indian Parliament on child labour totally will be a "test" of the new government on how they take the issues of the most exploited children in their political priority, says child rights campaigner and Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi. Satyarthi, 61, was referring to an amendment...
  • HIL: Child scores twice as Delhi Waveriders outclass Dabang Mumbai 3-1 February 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Defending champions Delhi Waveriders rode roughshod over a struggling Dabang Mumbai and notched up a convincing 3-1 win in their Hockey India League encounter at the Mahindra Stadium on Thursday. The visiting team got their first two goals of the match through New Zealander Simon Child, in the 5th and...
  • HIL: Delhi Waveriders beat Dabang Mumbai, register first win February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Title holders Delhi Waveriders registered their first victory of the season, following a 3-1 win over debutants Dabang Mumbai in a league match of the third edition of the Hero Hockey India League, here on Sunday. The Waveriders scored a goal each in the first, second and fourth quarter...
  • Hyderabad Police rescues 200 child labourers, arrests local wrestler January 24, 2015

    Hyderabad: Hyderabad Police on Saturday rescued 200 child labourers in an early morning raid. The children are reportedly from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar and had been brought to Hyderabad to work as labourers in small scale units making bangles and slippers. They were reportedly under the custody of a local...
  • Discriminating against girls reflects a mental illness, says PM Modi January 22, 2015

    While launching the 'Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao' campaign from Panipat in Haryana, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said, "Discriminating against girls reflects a mental illness. This needs to stop." ...
  • PM Modi launches 'Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao' campaign, calls for safe environment for girls January 22, 2015

    Panipat: Asking people to shun the 18th century mindset of killing daughters and to stay away from "double standards" of differentiating between boys and girls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday warned that if the mindset about girls was not changed it could lead to dangerous times for future generations. Launching the...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: Religious terrorism existed in the Elizabethan era, claims British author Jessie Childs January 21, 2015

    Contrary to popular belief, terrorism is not a recent phenomena. In an enlightening session at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2015, award winning author and historian Jessie Childs focussed on religious terrorism in the Elizabethan era. The historian was at the festival to present her new book 'God's Traitors: Terror and...
  • Pune: McDonalds suspends staff member for throwing out homeless child from restaurant January 17, 2015

    Pune: Taking action for throwing out a homeless child from its restaurant in Pune, McDonalds on Saturday suspended the staff member involved in the incident. The action comes after the Maharashtra government intervened in the matter. Earlier in the day, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that the government will gather the...
  • McDonalds restaurant in Pune throws out street child, says such people not allowed, govt to probe January 17, 2015

    Pune: Maharashtra government will probe the shocking incident where a homeless child was thrown out of the McDonalds restaurant in Pune. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said, "I will get back to you after I enquire into the incident. I don't have all the pertinent information with me yet." Describing the incident...
  • Pune: McDonalds staff throws street child out of restaurant, says 'these kind of people aren't allowed' January 17, 2015

    Pune: In a shocking incident, a street child in Pune was thrown out of a McDonalds restaurant when he entered to buy a Fanta float. The boy was accompanied by a woman to the restaurant, who later discussed the incident on Facebook. Describing the incident, the woman said that she along...
  • Roman Polanski, sought by US, says will cooperate with Polish prosecutors January 13, 2015

    Warsaw: Filmmaker Roman Polanski, who is in Poland to make a new film, has said he will cooperate with Polish authorities as part of a U.S. request for his extradition over a 1977 child sex crime conviction. The Polish prosecutor-general's office said last week it planned to question Polanski, who was...
  • Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi to host a TV show to highlight child labour and human trafficking January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Popular reality-based crime show 'Crime Patrol Satark' has joined hands with Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi to host a special series focusing on child labour and human trafficking. "We have picked two important cases from Satyarthi's organisation - Bachpan Bachao Andolan. We decided to take up this opportunity as viewers...
  • PM Modi to launch 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme' on January 22 January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Government's ambitious 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme' to improve the child sex ratio (CSR) will be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 22. The issue of decline in CSR is complex and multi-dimensional and the scheme will address the issue within the broad framework of survival,...
  • Shilpa Shetty: I'm enjoying my motherhood; no time for acting January 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Shilpa Shetty has no plans to take up an acting project anytime soon as all her energy is focused on her son Viaan, who will turn two in May. Viaan is Shilpa's first child with her businessman husband Raj Kundra, with whom she tied the knot in 2009. "I'm not...
  • UP: One of the two absconding policemen accused of raping minor at Badaun Police station arrested January 6, 2015

    Badaun: One of the two absconding constables accused of gangraping a minor girl at a police station in Uttar Pradesh was arrested from Bareily railway station. The second constable accused of the crime is still absconding. The Uttar Pradesh's Special Task Force has been roped in to hunt down the...
  • Bengaluru: 289 cases of child sexual abuse registered in 2 years, only 2 convicted January 5, 2015

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru saw a number of cases of child sexual abuse in 2014 and people were out on streets protesting against the rise in crime against children. Out of 289 cases registered under Protection of Children Against Sexual Offenses Act (POCSO) in the last two years, there have been only...
  • Bihar: Locals thrash school principal for allegedly molesting minor girl in Nalanda December 27, 2014

    Patna: A school principal was thrashed by locals in the Nalanda district in Bihar after a class VI student accused him of molesting her. The police reportedly stood back while the principal was beaten and later took him into custody. The principal is already facing charges of making an obscene...
  • HIL: Akashdeep excited to play with Sardar, Simon again December 25, 2014

    New Delhi: After playing a vital role in India's campaign in 17th Asian Games and Champions Trophy, Akashdeep Singh is now hoping to produce another steller performance for Delhi Waveriders in the Hockey India League (HIL) starting next month. The young striker, who idolises India skipper Sardar Singh, said he is...
  • Delhi's duo Jason Wilson and Simon Child ready to defend HIL title December 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Gearing up for the new season of Hockey India League (HIL), Delhi Waveriders' striker duo of Australian Jason Wilson and New Zealand's Simon Child said on Tuesday that they would look to score the maximum number of goals to help their team defend the title. In the previous season,...
  • Hyderabad: 63-year-old receptionist allegedly rapes minor girl December 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: A minor girl was on Monday allegedly raped by a 63-year-old man, working as a receptionist at her residential educational institute in SR Nagar in Hyderabad, police said. The accused, identified as Hargopal, was later arrested. The incident took place when the 11-year-old girl was going from one block of...