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  • Hyderabad: 63-year-old receptionist allegedly rapes minor girl 6 hours 51 minutes ago

    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...
  • Bengaluru: With rise in rapes, mother files plea to make school safer 4 days ago

    A worried mother Maithreyi Nadapana in Bengaluru has filed a petition on change.org to make school safer for children. "When I first came to know about a rape happening in a high end school, it shattered me. I was enraged. As a mother, I was devastated. Where are my children...
  • UP: School principal beats nursery student to death in Bareilly 5 days ago

    Bareilly: In a shocking news from Uttar Pradesh, a school principal allegedly beat a nursery student to death in Bareilly. The student's father had been unable to pay the school fees for the last two months. But according to the police, the boy was beaten up because he didn't do...
  • Tamil Nadu: Class X student arrested for alleged rape, murder of minor girl in Vellore 5 days ago

    Chennai: The police have arrested a class 10th student in the alleged rape and murder of a minor girl in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. The accused was hiding in Hosur town of Krishnagiri district and is being bought to Vellore for further investigations. The motive of the crime is not...
  • New Delhi: Kailash Satyarthi visits Rajghat to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi December 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Sunday visited Rajghat in Delhi to pay tribute to the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi. It was a proud moment for India as eminent child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi received the Nobel Peace Prize at grand ceremony in Norway's capital Oslo on...
  • Watch: Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yusufzai at Norwegian Parliament, PM office December 13, 2014

    India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 on Wednesday for their work on promoting child rights in the troubled sub-continent, where millions are deprived of their childhood and education. ...
  • I represent the sound of silence and cry of innocence, says Nobel Peace Prize winner Satyarthi December 10, 2014

    Oslo: India's Kailash Satyarthi received the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize sharing the prestigious award with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai in Oslo on Wednesday evening. The Nobel Prize is presented every year on December 10, the death anniversary of its founder Alfred Nobel. Here is the transcript to the speech. My dear...
  • I am those 66 million girls who are out of school, says Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai December 10, 2014

    Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai received the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize sharing the prestigious award with India's Kailash Satyarthi in Oslo on Wednesday evening. The Nobel Prize is presented every year on December 10, the death anniversary of its founder Alfred Nobel. Here is the transcript to whole speech. Bismillah hir rahman...
  • India and Pakistan at one stage as Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzai receive Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo December 10, 2014

    Oslo: India's Kailash Satyarthi received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 on Wednesday, sharing it with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever Nobel laureate, for their work on promoting child rights in the troubled sub-continent, where millions are deprived of their childhood and education. "Satyarthi and Yousafzai are precisely the people...
  • Committed to total ban on child labour in India, says labour minister December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: A total ban on child labour in India may soon become a reality with Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Tuesday asserting that he was committed to passing a legislation to this effect. Speaking at a national consultation on child domestic work and trafficking, Dattatreya said his ministry was...
  • Live: Freedom is a matter of right for children across the world, says Satyarthi December 9, 2014

    Oslo: India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai will be formally awarded the Nobel Prize for peace on Wednesday by the Nobel Prize Committee. ...
  • Amartya Sen lauds, congratulates Nobel Peace Prize winners Malala Yousafzai, Kailash Satyarthi December 9, 2014

    Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen has lauded the two winners, Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai, for their work in the child rights. Sen congratulated the duo saying, "Sathyarthi's work dealing with children in bondage, being prevented from leading a normal life and fighting for their freedom and Malala's fight for...
  • Actress Kareena Kapoor to endorse UNICEF campaign for children's benefit December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor has been roped in to support Child-Friendly Schools and Systems (CFSS) campaign. It is a joint initiative by DTH provider Tata Sky and Unicef, and Kareena, also the Unicef India celebrity advocate, will support the communication campaign for the initiative including promotional films, mailers and...
  • Not in favour of reducing juvenile age from 18 to 16 years: Maneka Gandhi December 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on THursday made it clear that it is not in favour of reducing juvenile age from 18 to 16 years but is proposing changes in processes related to treatment of heinous offences committed by those in 16 to 18 age group. In a written reply in Rajya...
  • Gujarat: 6-month-old raped by an acquaintance, remains critical December 4, 2014

    Ahmedabad: In a gruesome act, a six-month-old girl was allegedly raped by a man, acquainted to the victim's family in Gujarat's Patan district. The six-month-old is critical and is being treated at Dharpur civil hospital in Chanasma. The accused reportedly raped the girl in her house when her parents were...
  • Jaipur: 17-day-old boy's private part allegedly cut-off by a relative over a property dispute December 3, 2014

    Jaipur: In a shocking incident from Jaipur, a relative allegedly cut off the private parts of a 17-day-old baby over a property dispute. The doctor said that the reconstructive surgery was not possible till the boy is 5 years of age. The boy's parents have registered an FIR and have alleged...
  • Delhi: People protest against murder of 6-year-old child November 30, 2014

    New Delhi: People were out on streets in the national capital protesting against the murder of 6-year-old child in Ranjit Nagar on Saturday. The police have arrested a 17-year-old youth for the murder. The child's dead body was found with his throat slit along with multiple stab wounds. The juvenile had...
  • What stops us to end slavery, asks Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi November 29, 2014

    Kailash Satyarthi is 2014 Nobel Peace Prize recipient for helping children to come out of the shadow of slavery. ...
  • Death penalty sought for Nigerian child bride for allegedly poisoning 35-year-old husband November 28, 2014

    Kano: The father of a 14-year-old child bride accused of murdering her husband said on Friday that he was appealing to a Nigerian court to spare his daughter the death sentence. Wasilat Tasi'u is on trial for the murder of her 35-year-old husband, Umar Sani, who died after eating food that...
  • 'Birdman' soars ahead in Independent Spirit Award nominations November 26, 2014

    Los Angeles: Existential black comedy 'Birdman' led the Independent Spirit Awards nominees on Tuesday, as thriller 'Nightcrawler,' coming-of-age chronicle 'Boyhood' and civil rights drama 'Selma' followed with five nods each. 'Birdman,' which follows the journey of a washed-up actor as he embarks on a theater comeback, scored a Best Actor nod...
  • Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarhi asks to end slavery, calls for Anti-Child Labour Act November 22, 2014

    Nobel peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi has sought the immediate enforcement of Anti-Child Labour Act to end slavery in the country. ...
  • UN calls on governments, adopts first-ever resolution to end child marriage November 22, 2014

    United Nations: The United Nations has adopted the first-ever resolution calling on governments to stop child marriages, despite misgivings from countries who had hoped to include sex education as key to preventing the practice. About 15 million girls worldwide become child brides each year and globally, more than 700 million women...
  • Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarhi calls for Anti-Child Labour Act to end slavery November 20, 2014

    London: Nobel peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi has sought the immediate enforcement of Anti-Child Labour Act to end slavery in the country. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN ahead of the Nobel Prize ceremony in London, Satyarthi said, "Enforce the Anti-Child Labour Act in India and have all forms of child...
  • If the youth come together, we can end child slavery, says Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi November 19, 2014

    2014 Nobel Laureate and child's rights crusader Kailash Satyarthi while delivering the keynote address at the annual trust women conference in London said that with the help of the youth and prompt community interference, child trafficking can be controlled. ...
  • Need to stand up and act to end child slavery: Kailash Satyarthi November 18, 2014

    (By KailashSatyarthi, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, and Monique Villa, CEO Thomson Reuters Foundation) As you read this article, 5.5 million children around the world are losing their childhood to slavery. They are being beaten, abused, and sometimes raped. They are forced to work in brothels, mines, brick kilns, on fishing boats,...
  • Kozhikode: Two 18-year-old students arrested for molesting LKG kid November 15, 2014

    Kozhikode: Two students at a private school were arrested on Saturday for allegedly molesting a four-and-a-half-year-old girl studying in LKG class in the same institution at Parakkadavu near Nadapuram in the district. The accused, both 18-year-old boys, are pursuing 'religious education' in the same campus run by a minority educational...
  • President gives awards to 20 children for exceptional achievement November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: With a medal, a commemoration letter and a pat of encouragement on their shoulders, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday handed the National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement to 20 talented and brave children on the occasion of Children's Day. Among the awardees at the function which was held...
  • Bilaspur tragedy: All invasive procedures must be done institutionally, says Maneka Gandhi November 14, 2014

    Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi called the Bilaspur incident as a very unfortunate one. "The one lesson we have learned from this is that all invasive procedures must be done institutionally," said Gandhi. ...
  • Gujarat: Two babies dead, one critical after government's immunisation programme November 14, 2014

    Surendranagar: Highlighting yet another case of poor child health care in the country, two babies have died after being administered medicines at a government-run immunisation programme in Surendranagar in Gujarat. One other baby is also critically ill after the immunisation programme. The babies who lost their lives are twins. The...
  • Children's Day special: Stark reality of child health in India November 14, 2014

    Mumbai: It is Children's Day today. As the nation celebrates the day, there is a need to analyse the real state of affairs that the children in the country face. In a picture that has not been a reassuring one, 13 lakh children die every year in the country...