CHILDREN

  • Abducted minor killed in Delhi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The body of a 13-year-old son of a jeweller was recovered from near a canal on the outskirts of the national capital a day after he was kidnapped while returning home from school, police said on Wednesday. The kidnappers had demanded Rs 1 crore as ransom. The body of...
  • 30 Minutes: 15 children go missing in every 1 hour 5 days ago

    In a country where 3,000 children are born every hour, the fact that children go missing hardly matters. Parents of these missing children say that they get little or no help from the police. In India 370 children go missing every day. ...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha 5 days ago

    On this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on legalisation of sex trade, and talks to Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi. He also visits children in a school on the occasion of the Children's Day. ...
  • Children's Day special: Cyrus Broacha is back to school 5 days ago

    On the occasion of the Children's Day, Cyrus Broacha visited a school in South Mumbai where he interacted with children on their future plans. ...
  • Delhi: HC upholds man's life term for kidnapping, murdering 5-year-old 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has upheld the life term awarded to a man for kidnapping and killing a five-year-old child, saying the prosecution has proved that the victim was last seen with him. A bench of justices Pradeep Nandrajog and Mukta Gupta concurred with the trial court verdict...
  • Use of children in PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' challenged in HC 6 days ago

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has refused to entertain a public interest litigation which challenged a government circular sent to schools and colleges asking children to participate in 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to sweep the streets of the country. According to petitioner, MV Holamagi, a city-based...
  • Kozhikode: Two 18-year-old students arrested for molesting LKG kid 6 days ago

    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...
  • Dia Mirza, Shyam Benegal, Sania Mirza kickstart National Children's Film Festival 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The first edition of the National Children's Film Festival began here today on children's day with a glittering ceremony attended by acclaimed filmmaker Shyam Benegal, actress Dia Mirza and tennis star Sania Mirza. The three-day event was inaugurated by Union Minister of Finance and Information and Broadcasting, Arun Jaitley. Dia,...
  • President gives awards to 20 children for exceptional achievement 1 week ago

    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...
  • News 360: Children's Day special 1 week ago

    Children's Day is a day ordinarily meant to celebrate childhood but there are many kids who never get a chance to join the party, who lose their lives before getting a real shot at it. 13 lakh children die every year in India because of diseases that are completely preventable. ...
  • Modi wows students at Australia's Queensland University of Technology 1 week ago

    Brisbane: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday wowed Queensland University of Technology students, freely mingling with them during a visit, and made it a point to tell them that it is Jawaharlal Nehru's birthday as he sent his best wishes to children. Within hours after his arrival following an overnight flight...
  • Hyderabad: Students celebrate Children's Day with 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' 1 week ago

    Students in various schools of Hyderabad are celebrating Children's Day by taking up the broom and cleaning up their surroundings as a part of PM's Clean India mission. ...
  • On Children's Day, 15-year-old Vaidehi Reddy wins Doodle 4 Google - India 1 week ago

    Pune: This Children's Day, Google has taken on the colours from the north-east with its Assam themed doodle. In Google's Children's Day special doodle, there is a rhino, the Assam tea and Bihu dancers. And this is the vision of 15-year-old Vaidehi Reddy from Pune. "I took 3 days to...
  • Gujarat: Two babies dead, one critical after government's immunisation programme 1 week ago

    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...
  • Odisha: Mid-day meals continue to be cooked in unhygienic conditions 1 week ago

    Cuttack: In Odisha, there are 73,000 schools where mid-day meals are provided to students everyday. The government spends around Rs 800 crore per year on these mid-day meals. Per student per meal, the amount spent is a little over Rs 4. But what is more important to know, is under...
  • Children's Day special: Stark reality of child health in India 1 week ago

    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...
  • A grim Children's Day for the flood-affected in Jammu & Kashmir 1 week ago

    Kulgam: While children across the country celebrate Children's Day with great fervour, the kids in Jammu and Kashmir are yet to come to terms with the damage the floods caused in their region recently. Gund village in the Kulgam district is of one of the worst-hit places and most of...
  • Despite spate in rape incidents, Bangalore schools yet to follow safety guidelines 1 week ago

    A tour of a government school in Bangalore will demonstrate one that the IT city and its government is yet to act upon many guidelines that ensures safety of students in educational institutions. ...
  • Jawaharlal Nehru: A leader and his legacy 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The nation observes the birth anniversaries of two of the tallest leaders of post-Independence India - Jawaharlal Nehru and Vallabhbhai Patel - two weeks apart. This year, these celebrations have generated a controversy in view of the efforts being made by different political parties to 'appropriate' the legacy...
  • Supreme Court asks Centre about steps to trace missing kids November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre to spell out its position on the standing operating procedures (SOPs) formulated by the National Legal Service Authority (NALSA) on missing children and the steps taken to trace them. The bench of Chief Justice HL Dattu, Justice Madan B Lokur and...
  • Supreme Court directs Bihar government to trace 464 missing children November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Bihar government to trace 464 missing children in the state. The Bihar government told the apex court that out of 633 missing children, it has managed to trace 169 children. The court was hearing a petition filed by child right activist Kailash Satyarthi. ...
  • Remember 'vish-amrit'? Or the lemon race? 10 fun games we loved playing and couldn't get enough of! November 13, 2014

    We're taking you down a feels trip today. What was your favourite game as a kid? Pitthu, vish amrit, and chidiya udd - you are obviously a '90s kid if you know every rule of these games. Over the years we even bent a few rules to suit our convenience,...
  • Audio cassettes, TaleSpin, Big Babol, and Tazos: 32 nostalgic '90s things that will take you back to your childhood November 13, 2014

    Waking up to watch TaleSpin and Duck Tales on a Sunday morning followed by Chandrakanta and BQC... those were the days. Weekends were all about putting your white PT shoes out in the sun to dry, completing math homework and long hours of gully cricket. Every time a new academic...
  • The story of India's missing children November 12, 2014

    In a country where 3000 children are born every hour, the fact that 15 children go missing every hour seems to matter very little. A poorly implemented law, a largely apathetic police force and an overburdened child helpline seem to be falling grossly short of controlling these steadily rising...
  • Andhra Pradesh: MIM leader accused of rape November 11, 2014

    Anantpur: Police in Kadiri town of the district have registered a case against a man, a local leader of MIM, for raping a minor girl. The case was registered against CMD Eliaz (43) on a complaint filed by a minor Muslim girl under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences...
  • Kerala: Four-year-old sexually assaulted by seniors in school hostel November 11, 2014

    Kozhikode: In a gruesome incident, a four-and-a-half year old girl has been sexually assaulted by two senior students in the school premises in Kerala's Kozhikode. The alleged crime took place 20 days back but the incident came to light on Monday when the child complained of health issues and her parents...
  • Haryana: Minor allegedly raped by neighbour November 11, 2014

    Palwal: In yet another shocking incident of crime against children, a minor girl has allegedly been raped by her neighbour in Haryana's Palwal district. Police has not yet registered a case even as the alleged crime took place on Sunday. The victim's family has also accused that her brother was beaten...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 10, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop 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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle November 10, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...