Girls

  • Nigeria: Fate of 115 abducted girls unknown 17-04-2014 08:16 PM

    The fate of 115 female students abducted by Islamic extremists was thrown into uncertainty on Thursday when their school principal denied the Nigerian military's report that almost all the pupils had been freed. "Up till now we are still waiting and praying for the safe return of the students ......
  • Watch: Does Ben Affleck as Nick Dunne look guilty in 'Gone Girl'? 17-04-2014 10:25 AM

    Directed by David Fincher and based upon the global bestseller by Gillian Flynn, 'Gone Girl' is supposed to take long, hard look, at the heart of a modern marriage. The haunting trailer, that plays along with a beautiful cover of 'She' by Richard Butler, showcases the dark side of an...
  • Girls are more negetively affected by bad romantic relationships than boys, study finds 16-04-2014 01:37 PM

    Caught in a bad romantic relationship? Do not give a damn if things go wrong especially if you are a girl. Else, you may suffer mentally when romances unfold differently than you imagined. According to research, for adolescent girls, such a situation would lead to negative implications for their mental...
  • Suspected extremists kidnap 100 girls in Nigeria 15-04-2014 11:53 PM

    Maiduguri: Suspected Islamic extremists abducted about 100 female students from a school in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, but some of the teens managed to escape from the back of an open truck, officials said. The girls were abducted after midnight from a school in Chibok, on the edge of the...
  • Watch: 'Spice Girls' fan Emma Stone falls for an epic prank on a talk show, her reaction is just priceless 14-04-2014 04:05 PM

    The Amazing Spiderman actress Emma Stone is self-admittedly a huge fan of the 'Spice Girls'. When the cast of the new Amazing Spiderman movie appears on the Graham Norton show, she complaints that all she gets asked at media interviews is about her obsession with the pop group. After discovering...
  • Delhi: Man held for attempting to rape minor girl 13-04-2014 10:11 PM

    New Delhi: A 21-year-old man has been arrested for attempting to rape an eight-year-old girl staying in his neighbourhood, police said on Sunday. The incident took place on Saturday evening in central Delhi's Nabi Karim area. Mohammad Asghar, who stays in a rented accommodation in Nabi Karim and works in...
  • Physically challenged girl rape case: Haryana Police's laxity revealed 11-04-2014 04:01 PM

    Chandigarh: It is not just the politicians who are insensitive to gender issues but a DSP in Haryana too has been caught on a hidden camera displaying complete callousness in dealing with the gangrape of a mentally challenged and visually impaired minor girl. The victim is 17, visually impaired and...
  • Victoria Beckham poses for Hello! magazine cover 07-04-2014 05:42 PM

    London: Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham, who is set to turn 40 this month graced the cover of a magazine. The 39-year-old former Spice Girl has flaunted an elegant red dress on the cover of Hello! magazine's April issue, reported Daily Mirror. Beckham plans to celebrate her birthday by hosting a...
  • Is it a girl? I hate girls! Hilarious video of little boy, who has two sisters, finding out he's about to have another 29-03-2014 03:49 PM

    When this little boy, who has two sisters, finds out he's about to have another, he goes bat crazy. It must clearly be tough for him to live in a household with three women. The father could have handled this better, given that the two other little girls were witness...
  • What the unconfirmed but popular 'pretty girl seeking rich husband' vs JP Morgan CEO story teaches us about Internet 28-03-2014 01:56 PM

    This story has been on the Internet for some time. It has been shared phenomenally on Reddit, Facebook, Twitter and every social media space haunted by users looking for a good laugh at the expense of goofs who say and do insane exhibitionist things all the time. This is how...
  • Raman Singh government calls for regular inspection of girls' hostels 27-03-2014 03:26 PM

    Chhattisgarh government has directed for regular inspection of all residential schools and hostels for girls, in the view of cases of sexual exploitation of minor inmates coming to light from such places. In a circular to district collectors, Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand has said it is regrettable that even after...
  • 19-yr-old Nepali girl gang raped in South Delhi 26-03-2014 11:56 PM

    A 19-year-old Nepali girl was allegedly gang raped by four people, three of whom including a juvenile have been apprehended, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place in Vasant Kunj area of South Delhi last evening when one of the accused, who was known to the victim, took her...
  • Please give me one chance and see what I can do: Rakhi Sawant to contest LS polls from Mumbai 26-03-2014 06:34 PM

    Mumbai: The Lok Sabha election in Mumbai North-West constituency will get a dose of glamour with the entry of Bollywood item girl Rakhi Sawant as an Independent candidate. "I have been virtually mobbed by people demanding that I should fight the election, so here I am," Sawant told media persons...
  • Backstreet Boys to join Spice Girls on their tour? 25-03-2014 05:43 PM

    Los Angeles: US band Backstreet Boys is reportedly in talks with the 1990s British girl band Spice Girls to join them on their tour. Backstreet Boys member Brian Littrell spilled the beans on the two bands possibly touring together soon, reports entertainmentwise.com. "We are actually in early talks about maybe...
  • Oklahoma Girl Scout sets cookie sales record at over 18,000 boxes 25-03-2014 03:25 PM

    A nearly 30-year-old record for Girl Scout cookie sales has been crumbled by Oklahoma City scout Katie Francis, who has so far sold 18,107 boxes by asking anyone who crossed her path to buy some of the sweets. "There's three ingredients to selling cookies: There's lots of time, lots of...
  • Honour killing: Parents murder girl for marrying her boyfriend, arrested 24-03-2014 10:06 AM

    Hyderabad: In an alleged case of honour killing in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur, a 26-year-old techie was allegedly killed by her parents on Sunday. The woman had married her boyfriend, who belongs to a different community, in Hyderabad last week. Police arrested the accused who later confessed to committing the crime...
  • I'm the biggest Spice Girls fan ever: Emma Stone 21-03-2014 03:44 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Emma Stone, who is a huge fan of Spice Girls, was moved to tears during a radio chat with the former band's singer Mel B. The 25-year-old, who is promoting 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' in Australia, appeared in a radio show yesterday, reported E!Online. When she was...
  • Bangalore: Two schoolgirls found dead, parents protest 19-03-2014 03:27 PM

    Bangalore: Angry parents of two class 10 students at a Bangalore school protested outside its premises on Wednesday after the bodies of the two girls were found in a tank nearby. The protests ended only when the police registered a case. The police said that they found a suicide note...
  • Power of 49: State of Women's education 15-03-2014 04:25 PM

    The Power of 49 campaign has been designed to encourage women to vote this election. CNN-IBN has joined hands with Tata and its 'jaago re' campaign to put the woman voter on the political centrestage. This week on the show CNN-IBN takes women's education and empowerment. ...
  • Two constables suspended for misbehaving with school girls 15-03-2014 03:06 PM

    Two police constables have been suspended for their alleged misconduct with girl students and staff of a school in Gorakhpur, police said on Saturday. SP Amethi Hira Lal put under suspension constable Jitendra Saroj and Neeraj after they allegedly misbehaved with the girl students and female staff of Maa Durga...
  • Girl raped by constable in police custody 11-03-2014 08:43 PM

    A girl was allegedly raped by a constable while she was in police custody in Soron area here, a police official said on Tuesday. District Superintendent of Police Vinay Kumar Yadav said the victim had eloped with her friend from her house on February 27 last. On March 4, the...
  • ThinkEdu conclave: Empowering women through education 11-03-2014 02:23 PM

    In India, emphasis is still not laid on girls' education and many of them are being dropped out of the school. In spite of the increase in the number of girl students, much needs to be done. ...
  • 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...
  • 35 girls fall ill after consuming iron pills 10-03-2014 09:59 PM

    Thirty-five girls at an Uttar Pradesh college fell ill on Monday after they were administered iron pills following lunch, officials said. The incident took place at the Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya in Shahjahanpur, about 200km from here. The girls, after being administered iron pills, aimed at improving blood content in...
  • Neighbour uncle lures five-year-old girl with a toffee, rapes her 08-03-2014 09:22 AM

    A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by his 22-year-old neighbour in Jehangirabad area in Bhopal on Friday, police said. Moon Bahadur, who lived near the girl's house, lured the victim by offering to buy her a toffee and raped her at an isolated place, they said. The accused has been...
  • Delhi: Neighbour with 2 friends rape 16-year-old, leave her abandoned 06-03-2014 11:21 PM

    New Delhi: A teenager was allegedly gang-raped by her neighbour and his two friends in Begampur area of outer Delhi, police said on Thursday. A case has been registered after her medical report confirmed rape, but no one could be arrested as the 16-year-old girl, who is said to be...
  • Minor girl claims mother forced her into prostitution 05-03-2014 10:31 PM

    New Delhi: A 13-year-old girl has approached police claiming that she had been raped by several men in west Delhi's Paschim Vihar area after her mother allegedly forced her into prostitution. The girl, accompanied by her grandmother, reached the police station on Tuesday and alleged that she was even forced...
  • 5 boys gangrape 14-year-old tribal girl, 3 arrested 05-03-2014 01:06 PM

    A 14-year-old tribal girl was allegedly gang-raped by five youths, who also attacked her cousin brother at Ghoghardih village in Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district. Three of the accused have been arrested in the case, police said. The minor school girl was gang-raped by five youths- Shyam Naagwanshi, Pintu Paikra, Munna Kumar,...
  • 16-year-old Dalit girl sets herself ablaze after being molested 04-03-2014 08:06 AM

    A minor Dalit girl set herself ablaze, since she was disturbed as a youth allegedly had molested her in Garhakota town in Sagar district, police said. The victim took the extreme step after a youth identified as Nilesh Ladia, allegedly molested her, they said, adding that her father had lodged...
  • Delhi: Brother-in-law rapes 13-year-old, girl gets pregnant 02-03-2014 08:30 AM

    New Delhi: A 13-year-old girl got pregnant after allegedly being raped repeatedly by her brother-in-law, who is a PhD scholar in Jawahar Lal University and lives in South Delhi's Vasant Vihar area, police said. The accused has been arrested after a case was registered against him under POCSO Act and...