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  • Bangalore rape: Police interrogates school authorities 5 hours 11 minutes ago

    Bangalore: After arresting a teacher for allegedly sexually assaulting a six-year-old in Bangalore, the police is now interrogating the school authorities. A fresh case has been filed against the school. It was also booked in September for failing to comply with safety guidelines issued by the Karnataka government. The latest...
  • Hyderabad: School under scanner for sexual abuse of students 9 hours 48 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: A reputed private school in Hyderabad has been served with notice by State Commission for Protection of Child Rights after repeated complaints of corporal punishment. But when the committee inspecting the case went to the school, some girl students complained of sexual harassment. "I feel scared to go to...
  • Karnataka CM puts the onus on management to ensure security in schools 18 hours 44 minutes ago

    In Bangalore, a school teacher has been arrested for allegedly raping a 6-year-old. This is the third case of sexual assault on a child in a school in less than a month in the city. ...
  • Another Bangalore school rape: Still no lessons learnt 20 hours 48 minutes ago

    The teacher accused of sexually assaulting a six-year-old girl in a reputed Bangalore school has been arrested by the police on Friday. Police arrested the 40-year-old after interrogating him in the case. This is the fourth such incident reported from Bangalore where minor girls have been targeted and that too...
  • SC pulls up Bihar, Chattisgarh officials for misleading figures of missing children 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The DGPs and Chief Secretaries of Bihar and Chattisgarh appeared before the bench of Chief Justice of India on Thursday in New Delhi after being summoned by the Supreme Court for non compliance of its order over the figures of missing children in their respective states. The apex court...
  • Kerala: Couples in the waiting for 4 years for child adoption, only 72 kids on the list for 800 applicants 4 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: At least 800 childless couples in Kerala are waiting to adopt a child, but the availability of children in orphanages is a big issue as just 72 are waiting for adoption. The couples say the legal procedures are daunting. Ambika and Anil Kumar have not been able to have a...
  • Bangalore: Angry parents protest as school, where a child was raped, reopens 5 days ago

    Anxious parents gathered outside the Bangalore school where a three-year-old was allegedly raped, questioning how the school can reopen without a go-ahead. The school has reopened on Monday after Diwali. While classes from the 1st to 5th standard have opened, there is no clarity on when classes 6th and 7th...
  • Female infanticide: Mother booked for killing her two-year-old daughter 5 days ago

    Udaipur: An incident of alleged female infanticide has been reported from Rajasthan's Udaipur district. The mother of three girls allegedly killed her two-year-old daughter in Sakroda village. The woman named Rekha Kanwar was reportedly under pressure to give birth to a boy after three daughters. On being verbally tormented by...
  • Bangalore school, where 3-year-old was allegedly raped, reopens partially, confusion prevails over some classes 5 days ago

    Bangalore: The school in Bangalore, where a 3-year-old student was allegedly raped by an office assistant, has reopened on Monday after Diwali. While classes from the 1st to 5th standard have opened, there is no clarity on when classes 6th and 7th will open. Parents have been told that nursery...
  • Living it up: Depression in children on the rise 6 days ago

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', experts comment on the rising depression in children. Irritability, continued sadness and social withdrawal are the various symptoms associated with it. Genetics plays a key role in protecting one from depression. ...
  • Bangalore rape: School violated CBSE norms, says government October 24, 2014

    The state government has accused the school, where a three-year-old girl was allegedly raped, of violating the CBSE norms. Due action will be taken as per law against the school, it said. ...
  • Delhi: Street kids celebrate Diwali, spread message of harmony October 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Street children in various parts of the national capital celebrated Diwali on Wednesday spreading the message of harmony. "All these children celebrate festivals unitedly, and this time they sent a message of harmony to the world through their 'rangoli' and colourful paper work," Sanjay Gupta, director of NGO Chetna,...
  • Odisha: Six arrested on charge of sexual assault of minor girl October 19, 2014

    Sambalpur: Six persons were arrested in connection with alleged sexual assault of a minor girl and circulation of obscene MMS and visuals, police said on Sunday. The arrests were made yesterday based on the complaint filed in Mahila police station by the father of the girl. "While six persons were...
  • Saudi Arabia plans to ban children from performing Haj October 19, 2014

    Jeddah: Saudi Arabia plans to ban children below 10 years of age from performing Haj taking into account their health and the rigorous strain during the annual pilgrimage, one of the world's largest gatherings. The issue came up for discussion during a recent meeting between the heads of pilgrim establishments...
  • I haven't picked names yet: Zoe Saldana on unborn kids October 19, 2014

    London: Zoe Saldana wants to give her unborn twins "hippie" names. The 36-year-old actress, who will reportedly welcome two boys in eight weeks time with her artist husband Marco Perego, said her pregnancy is "not so fun everyday" but she is excited to become a mother, reported Contactmusic. Asked if they've...
  • 7-year-old girl molested in southwest Delhi school October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: A seven-year-old girl was allegedly molested by a 24-year-old man inside the premises of her school in southwest Delhi's Dwarka area, police said. The Std IV student had gone to the school library on Tuesday along with two of her friends when the accused, identified as one Sachin,...
  • Mental health of children in institutions important: Activists October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Child rights activists on Thursday stressed on the need to provide adequate mental health services for children in institutional care to ensure their social inclusion. Most children residing in institutions like children's homes, care homes, orphanages, reform schools and institutes for physically and mentally disabled have been through exceptional...
  • Childhood psychological abuse as harmful as sexual abuse October 9, 2014

    Washington: Children who are emotionally abused and neglected face similar and sometimes worse mental health problems as kids who are physically or sexually abused, according to a new study. "Given the prevalence of childhood psychological abuse and the severity of harm to young victims, it should be at the forefront...
  • After Jahnvi, a toddler Abhinav goes missing from Noida home October 7, 2014

    Noida: In yet another kidnapping incident in the Delhi-NCR region, a one-and-half-year-old boy went missing from his house in Bishanpura village of Noida. The minor boy, Abhinav, went missing on September 26 and is still untraceable. The family members of the missing child are on hunt for the boy. They have...
  • UNICEF to collate data on violence against children in India September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The UNICEF in collaboration with the the Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry may soon undertake a survey to collate data on violence against children in India. "We are keen to carry out a survey and collate data on violence against children in India and have taken it...
  • Delhi: PIL in HC on protecting school kids from sexual abuse September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A PIL has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking directions to the Centre to lay down norms to prevent sexual abuse of school-going children in the national capital. "The safety of the school going children of the national capital is at stake and despite the...
  • Indian-origin girl from US among 3 nominated for International Children's Peace Prize September 26, 2014

    The Hague: An Indian origin girl is among three children who have been nominated for the International Children's Peace Prize 2014. The International Children's Peace Prize is an initiative of the Amsterdam-based children's rights organisation 'KidsRights', Xinhua reported. The children who have been nominated are Neha from the US, along with Alexey...
  • SC criticises state governments handling of missing children cases September 24, 2014

    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...
  • SC pulls up state governments for slack approach in tracing missing kids September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has pulled up all state governments for their slack approach towards tracing missing children. The court has asked state governments to submit a fresh affidavit on October 10. The apex court wants to know how many FIRs have been registered by police forces on missing...
  • New programme helps shy kids learn September 23, 2014

    New York: Researchers have developed a new programme that helps shy kids to become more engaged in their class work and improve their math and critical thinking skills. The programme helps teachers modify their interactions with students based on an individual's temperament, said researchers at New York University's Steinhardt School of...
  • Strict parenting may lead to low self-esteem in kids September 23, 2014

    Washington: Are you a strict parent? Your child may be at risk of depression! Less supportive and punitive parenting techniques may lead to the development of low self-esteem and school adjustment difficulties in children and leave them vulnerable to depression and problem behaviours, according to a new study. "Our research shows...
  • Hyderabad: Minor girl forced into prostitution by mother, sister September 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: A 15yearold girl was allegedly forced into prostitution by her mother, sister and brotherinlaw for money, police said on Thursday. The minor girl, who managed to escape from her house in Yakatpura of Old City on Wednesday, approached the police and lodged a complaint with the help of NGO...
  • One million newborns die within 24 hours of birth: UN September 17, 2014

    United Nations: One million babies each year died within 24 hours of birth from mostly preventable causes, a UN report said on Tuesday. The 2014 Committing to Child Survival, a Promise Renewed progress report showed that many of these deaths could be easily prevented with simple, costeffective interventions before, during and...
  • Living It Up: Food Allergy, a problem that can be life threatening September 13, 2014

    More than 200 million children world over have food allergies, according to World Allergy Organisation. CNNIBN, in its latest episode of 'Living It Up', talks about ways to keep children away from such risks. ...
  • 14 children found dead in Srinagar hospital September 13, 2014

    Srinagar: As the flood waters receded in Kashmir, authorities on Saturday said that 14 children were found dead at a hospital. State government officials confirmed that 29 deaths have taken place in the Kashmir Valley alone. Officials on Saturday said 14 children had died in the governmentrun G.B. Pant Hopsital. The hospital...