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  • Australian envoy for women to visit India on International Day of Girl Child 2 hours 8 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Australia's ambassador for women and girls will be travelling to India on the International Day of the Girl Child on October 11 to announce support for projects for improving girls' access to education and support for women and children affected by trafficking. Announcing her upcoming visit, Natasha Stott Despoja...
  • SC criticises state governments handling of missing children cases 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The apathy of state governments in handling cases of missing children came for sharp criticism on Wednesday in the Supreme Court which said the entire police machinery is pressed into service to trace child of "aristocratic person" but no mandatory FIR is registered when kids of poor man...
  • British Airways pilot on trial over child sex with underage boys September 24, 2014

    London: A British Airways pilot is facing trial in the UK for allegedly committing child sex offence against underage boys in India and Britain. Bartle Frere is alleged to have used his job to meet underage boys and lavish them with money and gifts during stopovers in India between long-haul...
  • Eightyearold girl in Australia asks Muslim youth to back jihad September 22, 2014

    Sydney: An incident has shocked not only the Australian security agencies who are chasing the Islamists on the ground, but also the entire world. According to a report in 'Australian', an eightyearold girl has called the Muslim youths to back jihad. The worst fears have come true. The report says,...
  • Indianorigin mother killed son in custody battle: UK inquest September 20, 2014

    London: An Indianorigin mother killed herself and her fouryearold son earlier this year by deliberately setting her house on fire after she lost his custody in a longdrawn court case, an inquest has concluded. Janma Joshi, 40, and her son, Moksha Jai Joshi, had both died in a fatal fire at...
  • Hyderabad: Woman arrested for trying to sell 15dayold daughter September 20, 2014

    Hyderabad: Three women and a man were arrested for allegedly trying to sell a newborn baby girl in Bansilalpet area in Hyderabad, police said. The 15dayold baby girl was rescued and handed over to the Child Welfare Department. According to Gandhi Nagar police, Venkatlakshmi, the girl's mother, was in need of money,...
  • Government to launch its most ambitious scheme to reduce infant mortality rate tomorrow September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Health Ministry will launch its most ambitious plan to reduce child mortality rate in India on Thursday. According to sources, the government plans to reduce the mortality rate from 29/1000 to single digits. Under the plan, the government plans to provide Vitamin K injection to all new borns...
  • India has the highest number of deaths among children below 5 September 16, 2014

    United Nations: India's child mortality rate has dropped by more than half since 1990 but it still recorded the world's highest number of deaths among children below age five in 2013, a United Nations report said on Tuesday, acknowledging the progress made by the world's second most populous nation. The report,...
  • India has secondhighest number of child marriages: UN report September 12, 2014

    United Nations:India had the highest number of unregistered children under age five between 2000 and 2012 and the secondhighest number of child marriages, according to a UN report which said the country still needs to improve immunisation coverage and stop genderbased sex selection. The report 'Improving Children's Lives, Transforming the Future...
  • Bangalore: Tuition teacher arrested for sexually assaulting minor September 10, 2014

    Bangalore: A tuition teacher has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 10yearold girl in Bangalore. The incident took place last week when the tuition teacher called her individually to his house for a class and allegedly sexually assaulted her. The minor had been going to the man's house for tuition...
  • Delhi government to teach children refusal skills to prevent their abuse September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi government is devising comprehensive awareness modules to prevent child abuse, especially sexual abuse. The awareness modules are not only meant for children but also for the parents, teachers and other care givers in Homes where children in need of care and protection are lodged. "Though there are...
  • Prince William, Kate thrilled as they expect their 2nd child September 9, 2014

    Prince George is not going to be an only child for long, Prince William, Kate are expecting their second baby. William's younger brother, Prince Harry said that he could not wait for the little one to join their family. ...
  • Child marriage worse than rape, says Delhi court September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Child marriage "is an evil worse than rape" and should be completely eradicated from society, said a Delhi court while ordering registration of a case against a girl's parents for getting her married at a tender age. Metropolitan magistrate Shivani Chauhan issued the direction while hearing a case...
  • WB: Mother takes son to police for raping minor September 6, 2014

    Canning (WB): A youth was arrested on a complaint of his mother for allegedly raping a minor girl near a school at Diamond Harbour in South 24Parganas district, police said on Saturday. "Najir Seikh, a bus conductor, was arrested after his mother Ainur Bibi lodged a complaint with the Diamond Harbour...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 5, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • News 360: School children talk to Narendra Modi on Teacher's day September 5, 2014

    On Friday, September 5, the occasion of Teachers' Day, student's across the country listen to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Teacher's Day speech, through live telecast and webcast. He kept his speech short but focused on the key aspects of education in the changing times. ...
  • Actress Scarlett Johansson gives birth to daughter September 5, 2014

    Reuters: Actress Scarlett Johansson has given birth to a girl, her first child with her journalist fiance, the actress' representative confirmed on Thursday. Johansson, 29, and French journalist Romain Dauriac welcomed daughter Rose, the first child for both of them. The couple have been engaged since September 2013. The "Captain America" actress...
  • HC takes note of child workers, seeks report from Delhi government September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday took note of the slow pace in rescuing and rehabilitating child workers in the national capital and asked the city government to consider the suggestions given by an NGO on the issue. "The senior advocate, appearing for the NGO, today filed the...
  • Dubai: Indian woman charged for having illegitimate child September 2, 2014

    Dubai: An Indian man filed a case in a court in the UAE against his wife, who gave birth to a child in 2010 despite their not having sex for eight years, a media report said on Tuesday. The man, who is identified only as RJ, 48, said that he moved...
  • The Citizen Journalist show September 12, 2014

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  • Attached to the concept and need for women empowerment, girl child education: Modi to Japan September 2, 2014

    Tokyo: On the fourth day of his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday interacted with students of Sacred Heart University in Tokyo and stressed on the need for women empowerment. At an all women's college in Tokyo, Modi listed steps taken by him for girlchild education and women...
  • 40 children trafficked from Assam rescued in Mumbai September 1, 2014

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra CID, with the support of an NGO rescued as many as 40 children from an alleged child trafficking racket in Mumbai on Monday. The children, 36 of whom were girls, were from Assam and were working in the fishery industry as child labourers. The children have been brought...
  • Child marriage on rise in Kerala: UNICEF August 29, 2014

    Kolkata: Notwithstanding a better gender balance in the southern part of the country, child marriage has been found to be on the rise in Kerala in recent years, according to UNICEF. "In the southern part of India we have a relatively better gender balance which explains lower rates of child marriage....
  • Child marriage on rise in Kerala: UNICEF August 29, 2014

    Kolkata: Notwithstanding a better gender balance in the southern part of the country, child marriage has been found to be on the rise in Kerala in recent years, according to UNICEF. "In the southern part of India we have a relatively better gender balance which explains lower rates of child marriage....
  • Rajasthan: 8yearold beaten up by teacher for not bringing book to school, dies of injuries August 29, 2014

    Dausa: In a shocking incident in Rajasthan, an 8year old girl has died after allegedly being beaten up by her teacher in school. The incident took place at a private school in the Nandera village in Rajasthan's Dausa district on Tuesday. The girl's father has alleged that his daughter was...
  • What is love? 6yearold's wise note on love is an eyeopener for all of us August 26, 2014

    A sixyearold's note on love is the most philosophical thing on the Internet today. This will remind you of how much we complicate our lives. The child wrote: "Love is when you are missing some of your teeth but you're not afraid to smile because you know your friends will...
  • Abolition of child marriage in India to take 50 more years: UNICEF August 26, 2014

    Kolkata: India has witnessed a decline in child marriage in the last two decades, but going by the slow pace it will require another 50 years to abolish the practice from the country, according to UNICEF. "Child marriage has been declining at a rate of one per cent per year in...
  • Mathura: MP Hema Malini promises all help to abandoned baby August 22, 2014

    In Mathura, a twodayold baby girl was found abandoned outside a temple in Mathura. Baby Prema is now being taken care of at an orphanage. After Network18 aired this story, many people have come forward to offer help. ...
  • Bangalore: 13yearold boy thrashed, made to walk on his knees at a government shelter home August 22, 2014

    Bangalore: In a shocking incident reported from a government shelter home in Bangalore, a 13yearold boy was brutally thrashed with a rod in the shelter. The boy was allegedly taken to the shelter home mistakenly, thinking that he might be an orphan. The boy was then allegedly assaulted in the...
  • CNNIBN Campaign: 2dayold baby abandoned for being a girl child, help her find a home August 22, 2014

    Twoyearold baby was abandoned just because she was a girl child. Baby Prema is now being taken care of at an an orphanage in Mathura. CNNIBN is carrying out a campaign appealing for help and a good household for baby Prema. ...