Children

  • Two kids charred to death in Daho 19-04-2014 03:32 PM

    Two children were charred to death in Daho village of Garhwa district, the police said on Saturday. Bhulan Bhuyan (9 years) and Rama Bhuyan (6), brothers, died when their hutment caught fire yesterday, the police said. Their mother Imli Devi suffered minor burns as she tried desperately to save the...
  • Bangalore: Security guard sexually abuses seven-year-old girl 18-04-2014 05:20 PM

    Bangalore: The Police have arrested a security guard in south-east Bangalore for trying to rape a seven year old girl on Thursday, the polling day. The girl is the daugther of parents who work as construction labourers, was playing with two others outside her home, when Raju allegedly lured her...
  • Children misbehave within 10 minutes of spanking, study finds 17-04-2014 12:43 PM

    Washington: Children in the US are being spanked for trivial misdeeds which causes them to misbehave within 10 minutes of punishment, according to a new study. Advocates of corporal punishment have outlined best practices for responsible spanking. Real-time audio recordings of children being spanked found that parents fail to follow...
  • Tony Award-winning actress Phyllis Frelich dies 14-04-2014 10:49 AM

    Phyllis Frelich, a Tony Award-winning deaf actress who starred in the Broadway version of "Children of a Lesser God," has died. She was 70. Frelich, died Thursday at their home in Temple City, Calif., her husband, Robert Steinberg, said. She suffered from a rare degenerative neurological disease called progressive supranuclear...
  • US woman arrested for killing her seven babies 14-04-2014 08:40 AM

    Washington: Police in the US state of Utah on Sunday arrested a 39-year-old woman for killing her seven infants over a 10-year period, the media reported. Megan Huntsman was arrested from her Pleasant Grove home and booked on murder charges, The Salt Lake Tribune reported. Huntsman's ex-husband, who is believed...
  • Massive fire kills three children, over dozen cattle die 11-04-2014 10:32 PM

    Three children and over a dozen cattle were killed in fire that engulfed 15 huts in village Aliapur, police said on Friday. The incident took place last night when fire broke out in a hut and spread in other huts too, they said. Three children including Rohit (5), Diwarilal (2)...
  • Lakhisarai: Three children charred to death 28-03-2014 11:08 AM

    Three children of a labourer's family were burnt to death on Friday when their thatched hut in a Bihar village caught fire, police said. The incident took place in Amhara Ramnagar Tola as the fire broke out in kitchen and soon engulfed the entire hut fatally trapping three siblings Shobha...
  • Want to be more versatile in my roles, says Raima Sen 24-03-2014 01:36 PM

    New Delhi: Actress Raima Sen will be seen playing a victim in 'Children Of War', based on the violent birth of Bangladesh, and, after familiarising herself with the tragedies experienced by its people then, says she feels strongly for them and hopes they are treated as equals now. The 'Godmother'...
  • Nursery admissions: Parents distressed as HC stays draw of lots 24-03-2014 10:49 AM

    New Delhi: Anxiety and tension deepens for parents as nursery admissions in Delhi continue to be in limbo. The process of drawing lots has now been stayed by the High Court, an order which has distressed parents. "I had taken offs, filled forms and now I am not sure if...
  • Kaphal review: Funny, moving and sensitive, the film is never overtly sentimental 22-03-2014 02:36 PM

    "We don't know if we are coming or going", this is what Kailash, the father in Batul Mukhtiar's Kaphal, says at a crucial point in the film. He will now think about what he will do in the future, he says later. Kailash (Subrat Dutta) is not just talking about...
  • Tom Cruise-Nicole Kidman's adopted son Connor says his relationship with Kidman is good 18-03-2014 12:01 PM

    Los Angeles: Connor Cruise says his relationship with his adopted mother Nicole Kidman is fine despite rumours that they were no longer close. The actress adopted Connor, 19, and daughter Isabella, 21, with ex-husband Tom Cruise, but she has been rarely photographed with the two since she split with Cruise...
  • Modern School's viral bullying video: Once the shock wears off, let's take a good, hard look at how we are raising our kids 13-03-2014 05:17 PM

    New Delhi: If you are on WhatsApp, you would have by now been forwarded a disturbing video of a group of boys bullying a mate at what appeared to be a school's brick-lined playground. A short message usually precedes the video, now viral on WhatsApp, revealing the purported identities of...
  • 16 children taken ill after eating food at literacy camp, DM orders probe 12-03-2014 03:21 PM

    Sixteen children suffered food poisoning after they were served meals during a camp as part of government's literacy campaign in Palhani block in Azamgarh, prompting authorities to order a probe. The children complained of being unwell after eating the food on Tuesday night in a pre-integration camp run under Sarv...
  • Syria among 'most dangerous places on Earth' for children: UNICEF 11-03-2014 12:04 PM

    The number of children affected by the civil war in Syria has more than doubled over the past year, with hundreds of thousands of young Syrians trapped in besieged parts of the country, the United Nations Children's Fund said on Monday. "After three years of conflict and turmoil, Syria is...
  • Superintendent of Kanya Ashram, her husband booked for sexually assaulting two girls 08-03-2014 09:32 PM

    Two minor girls of a residential school in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district were allegedly subjected to sexual abuse by husband of its superintendent over past few months, police said on Saturday. Police have booked the superintendent of Kanya Ashram, located in Dhanora village, and her husband in this connection. "A case...
  • Pregnant mother drives her minivan packed with three children into the ocean, sister says she was 'talking of demons' 07-03-2014 10:50 AM

    A pregnant mother is accused of driving herself and her children into the ocean, saved only in the nick of time by eyewitnesses and life guards in a chilling murder-suicide attempt. The woman's sister told the police that she was talking of demons just before driving off with the minivan,...
  • Delhi Police Chief BS Bassi unhappy over street children 05-03-2014 06:13 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Wednesday regretted that a large number of children live on the streets and promised to make every effort to prevent them from taking to crime. "It is very unfortunate that we see children on the streets of Delhi. I assure that Delhi...
  • SC issues notice on discrimination against HIV children 03-03-2014 11:57 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the centre and all the states on a petition saying there should be no discrimination on admitting HIV positive children to schools. An apex court bench headed by Justice BS Chauhan issued notice after NGO Naaz Foundation urged it to...
  • Rape scenes not for selling film: 'Children of War' director 27-02-2014 02:56 PM

    New Delhi: Wouldn't you shudder at the thought that almost 2,000 women were raped daily over a period of nine months during the 1971 Bangladesh genocide? Director Mrityunjay Devvrat says the purpose of rape scenes in his controversial movie 'The Children of War' is not for generating business, but for...
  • Three children charred to death, five sustain burn injuries 22-02-2014 02:05 PM

    Three children were burnt to death and five sustained burn injuries when their thatched house in a Bihar village caught fire, police said on Saturday. The incident took place late on Friday at Kusi village in Muzaffarpur district, about 70 km from here. "All the victims were of the same...
  • 'Children of the Pyre' review: Do you make money by selling shrouds? These children do 18-02-2014 03:54 PM

    Cast: Yogi, Manish, Ashish, Gagan, Ravi Director: Rajesh Jala Filmmaking is not just another job; especially of you are into indies. We all have heard and felt that cricket and cinema are the two essential lifelines of India, but we generalise the term so much that we forget to understand...
  • Six children go missing from a marriage function 17-02-2014 12:19 PM

    Six school children, who had gone to a marriage function in village Sojru, went missing in Muzaffarnagar. Rizwan (17), Arif (15), Akib (16), Salman (12), Ashif (11), Saleem (12) and Firoz (15) had gone to attend the marriage function on Sunday, police said. A complaint has been registered by the...
  • Bomb lying in a heap of garbage explodes, injures 5 children 17-02-2014 09:55 AM

    A bomb lying in a heap of garbage on Sunday went off injuring five children in Vishhari area under Kavaiya police station in Lakhisarai district in Bihar, police said. "The bomb lying in a heap of garbage exploded when some children playing there fiddled with it," District Superintendent of Police...
  • Belgium passes law extending euthanasia to children 14-02-2014 07:44 AM

    Brussels: Belgium became the first country to allow euthanasia for terminally ill children of any age on Thursday when its lower house of parliament passed new "right-to-die" legislation by a large majority. The law goes beyond Dutch legislation that set a minimum age of 12 for children judged mature enough...
  • John Abraham meets differently-abled children at MBCN School 13-02-2014 10:29 PM

    Actor-producer John Abraham on Thursday attended the 15th annual day function of an institution for differently-abled children and said it is "very inspiring to see the children" and that he would like to "spend time" with them in future. He attended Swayam Sidhha at Mata Bhagwanti Chadha Niketan School (MBCN)...
  • WHO Director General on polio-free India 12-02-2014 03:46 PM

    As India completes three years of being polio-free, World Health Organisation's Director General Margaret Chan tells CNN-IBN as of what worked in India's favour. ...
  • College officials allegedly beat student for not paying exam fee 12-02-2014 07:59 AM

    A student of a private college in Gang Nahar has alleged that he was beaten up by officials of the institute for being unable to pay the fee for practical exams, police said on Wednesday. The victim student, Chaman Singh, has lodged a complaint in this regard with the local...
  • Three youths gangrape, keep girl hostage for three days 10-02-2014 10:57 PM

    A 16-year-old married girl was allegedly kept hostage and gangraped by three youths for three days in Alwar district in Jaipur, police said on Monday. An FIR was lodged by the victim and her maternal uncle on Sunday against the accused--Surendra Meena, Ashok Meena and Mausam Meena-- under IPC Section...
  • Delhi: Man allegedly rapes Manipuri girl, NE community protests at police station 08-02-2014 01:11 PM

    New Delhi: In another attack on a person from the Northeast in Delhi, a 14-year-old Manipuri girl was allegedly raped by her landlord's son on Friday night in Munirka. The accused raped the minor when was alone at home at around 10.30 pm. According to medical report, the girl is...
  • Unidentified men rape, murder 15-year-old girl 06-02-2014 07:39 PM

    A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped and strangulated to death in Chiria under the Chiria Police Station of Manoharpur block in the adjoining West Singhbhum district, police said on Thursday. The girl was raped and strangulated before the culprit dumped her in a nearby well, said the Chiria Police Station...