CHILDREN

  • RSS a 'club of bachelors', can't teach on producing children: Akbaruddin Owaisi 16 hours 20 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Stoking a controversy, senior All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen leader Akbaruddin Owaisi on Monday termed the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh as a "club of bachelors" and said that those who advocate producing more children have no right to say so as they themselves are not married. Owaisi asked all Muslims to be...
  • Here's how you can lower the risk of your children being addicted to porn February 23, 2015

    New York: An open talk with your growing kids when it comes to pornography can lower the risk of them being addicted to porn as they reach adulthood, a significant study has found. It also revealed that early conversation makes kids stronger and insulates them against lowered self-esteem if their romantic...
  • Maharashtra government to create website for 'missing' kids staying at borstals February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Aiming to make easier the identification of 'missing' children across the state, the Maharashtra government is mulling to create a website where details of such inmates along with their photographs will be uploaded so that they can be reunited with their families. The website, which is yet to get...
  • Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha condoles death of cancer patient Chandan February 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Thursday condoled the death of 14-year-old Chandan who succumbed to cancer a day ago. Chandan, who had been undergoing cancer treatment at AIIMS in New Delhi, finally succumbed to the disease on Wednesday after a long battle. The...
  • About 250 students locked up in a Kerala school for not paying fees February 5, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram: About 250 students were allegedly locked up in a school in Kerala's Kozhiokode district for non payment of fees. The police have registered a case and the investigation is on progress. The school management has maintained that the children were locked in by the parents who were in school. ...
  • Gujarat: School teacher sentenced to life-term for raping minor January 31, 2015

    Valsad: A local court on Saturday awarded life imprisonment to a teacher for raping a 14-year-old student in a school in the year 2013. Valsad district and sessions court Magistrate BG Doshi convicted the teacher Kiran Lalu Patel under Protection of Children against Sexual Offences act (POCSO), 2012 and IPC...
  • Bihar: Three-year old found hanging on tree, rape suspected January 31, 2015

    Madhubani: A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped and found unconscious in naked condition hanging upside down from a tree at Banka in this district of Bihar on Saturday. The villagers brought the girl with serious injuries down from the tree after they discovered her on Saturday morning. She was rushed to...
  • 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...
  • Facebook launches Amber Alerts to help find missing children January 14, 2015

    New York: Facebook users in the US will soon receive Amber Alerts to help find missing children who may be located near them. Facebook is working with the National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children to send the alerts to users' mobile phones if they are in a search area where...
  • Every Hindu woman should have five children, says West Bengal BJP leader Shyamal Goswami January 13, 2015

    Birbhum (West Bengal): Shyamal Goswami, a BJP leader from Birbhum in West Bengal, has made a controversial statement saying that every Hindu woman should have five children. Goswami said, "Every Hindu woman should have five children, otherwise Hindus will become extinct in this country." Goswami is sure to face flak not only...
  • Sakshi Maharaj denies receiving BJP notice for his 'Hindu should have 4 children' remark January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: A defiant Bharatiya Janata Party Unnao MP Sakshi Maharaj on Tuesday said that he has not received any showcause notice from his party over his controversial remark urging Hindu women to have four children each. Sakshi said, "I have not received any such notice. I will reply to...
  • Pakistan: Children anxiously return to school a month after massacre January 12, 2015

    Peshawar: Children streamed back to school across Pakistan on Monday in an anxious start to a new term following last month's massacre of 134 students at an army-run school in the volatile northwestern city of Peshawar. Most schools across the country of 180 million had been shut until Monday for an...
  • Bengaluru: 4 arrested for inciting violence over molestation of class 2 girl January 8, 2015

    Bengaluru: A day after violent protests broke out in Bengaluru over alleged molestation of a class 2 student, police have arrested four people for inciting the mob. The police had to resort to lathicharge and tear gas shelling to control the situation as angry parents pelted stones at the school....
  • Violence over alleged sexual assault of minor girl in school January 7, 2015

    Bengaluru: Violence erupted on Wednesday over alleged sexual assault of a minor girl here by a school teacher, as angry protesters demanded he be handed over to them and given "instant justice", leading to police laticharge and bursting of teargas shells. Converging outside...
  • All Hindu women must produce at least 4 children to protect the religion: BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Landing his party in yet another controversy, Bharatiya Janata Party Unnao MP Sakshi Maharaj appealed to all Hindu women to produce at least four children to protect the religion. "The concept of four wives and 40 children will not work in India and the time has come when a...
  • Alec Baldwin, wife Hilaria expecting second child January 2, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Alec Baldwin's wife Hilaria is pregnant with their second child. The 30-year-old yoga instructor posted a photo of her family, including the 56-year-old actor, their one-year-old daughter Carmen and their two dogs on her Instagram page on Jan. 1, New Year's Day. The photo shows their child placing her...
  • 'Bobby Jasoos' to 'Children of War': 10 films of 2014 that deserved better January 1, 2015

    Mumbai: These films of 2014 deserved better and should have got a larger audience. 1. Ugly: A beautiful portrait of the darkest areas of the human heart, where greed, guilt and gluttony scamper freely for space. Anurag Kashyap's film was swamped by the "PK" wave that hit the theatres at year-end....
  • Delhi Police's drive 'Milap' reunites 23 children with parents December 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police, which has recently launched a special drive 'Milap' to reunite missing children with their parents, has handed over another 23 children staying in different Children Homes in the national capital to their respective families. 'Milap' was launched two weeks ago and so far a total of...
  • Delhi: Man gets seven year jail for raping infant December 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A court has sentenced a 55-year-old man to seven years jail for raping a two-year-and-a-half-old baby, observing children are a "supremely important national asset". Additional Sessions Judge Illa Rawat also slapped a Rs 5,000 fine on Nepal resident Ram Singh, after convicting him under various provisions of the Protection...
  • 10 years on couple take care of children orphaned in 2004 Tsunami December 25, 2014

    At around 9am on 26th December 2004, thousands living along the coast in Tamil Nadu saw a mountain of water coming hurtling down towards them. It was a sight most had never seen. That day, the tsunami killed more than 8000 people living along Tamil Nadu's coastline. Villages, dotting the...
  • Mumbai's Hotel Novotel prepares gingerbread house with some underprivileged children on Christmas December 25, 2014

    Hotel Novotel in Mumbai started their yearend festivities by making gingerbread house with some underprivileged children on Christmas. ...
  • Watch: Christmas through street kid's eye December 24, 2014

    When the whole world is busy in celebrations of Christmas there are few who can just look at the whole festivity. ...
  • Delhi: School gardener arrested for molesting minor December 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A seven-year-old girl was allegedly molested by the gardener of a private school in Central Delhi, police said on Monday. The 50-year-old accused, identified as Shankar Lal has been arrested. According to police, the incident took place in a prominent private school in Anand Parbat area. "The gardener...
  • Karnataka: Four minors arrested for raping 7-year-old girl December 21, 2014

    Gulbarga: A seven-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by four men in Chittapur village of Gulbarga. The four accused in the case are also minors and have now been arrested. The incident took place on Friday but the FIR was filed on Saturday night. The Victim's mother said that one of the accused...
  • Kolkata International Children's Film Festival begins Sunday December 20, 2014

    Kolkata: Workshops, quizzes and over 200 films for children from 25 countries, in addition to India, will be the highlights at the fourth edition of Kolkata International Children's Film Festival beginning here Sunday. As many as 180 films from India will be screened at the fest which concludes Dec 28, said...
  • Aamir Khan: My kids think 'PK' is my best film till now December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan's says his three-year-old son Azad has started calling him 'PK', the title of his upcoming film. The family had a screening of the Rajkumar Hirani movie recently here and they felt it's his "best film" till date. "I have good news, my family saw the film & loved...
  • UP teacher held for showing pornographic clip to students December 12, 2014

    Mathura: Police arrested a primary school teacher on Thursday evening when parents of students filed a complaint against the teacher accusing him of showing pornographic clips to kids on his mobile. Police Circle Officer Anil Kumar Yadav said a lady teacher also was named in connection with the case and...
  • Zoe Saldana gives birth to twins December 11, 2014

    London: 'Star Trek' actress Zoe Saldana and husband Marco Perego have welcomed twin babies to the world. The 35-year-old actress gave birth in a hospital earlier this week, just weeks after being seen showing off her huge bump at a Hollywood showbiz event, reported Daily Mirror. The sex of the children...
  • Oslo: Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi supporters celebrate his win December 11, 2014

    Indian supporters of Nobel Peace Prize 2014 winner Kailash Satyarthi took to the streets of Oslo to celebrate his win. The supporters brought the street outside the Norwegian Parliament to a colourful stand-still. A large gathering of Norwegians held a a candlelight vigil paying respects to children who need to...
  • 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...