MOTHER

  • Australia: Police find mom of baby abandoned in Sydney drain 5 days ago

    Sydney: Police in Australia questioned but have not charged a 30-year-old woman whose newborn baby boy was found Sunday abandoned in a drain near a Sydney freeway. The baby, who is only a few days old, was in serious but stable condition in Sydney's Westmead Children's Hospital, police said in a...
  • Pope Francis confers sainthood on Father Kuriakose Chavara and Sister Euphrasia 5 days ago

    Vatican City: In a jubilant moment for the Christian community in India, two beatified candidates from Kerala Father Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Sister Euphrasia have been conferred sainthood by Pope Francis at Vatican on Sunday. With their canonisation, as the finale of the long-drawn stage-by-stage process is known in Catholic parlance,...
  • Pope to confer sainthood on two blessed from Kerala on Monday 5 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a jubilant moment for the Christian community in India, two beatified candidates from Kerala Father Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Sister Euphrasia will be conferred sainthood by Pope Francis at Vatican on Monday. With their canonisation, as the finale of the long-drawn stage-by-stage process is known in Catholic parlance, the...
  • After London's Madame Tussauds, Kolkata now boasts of a wax museum 5 days ago

    Kolkata: A Madame Tussauds like experience in Kolkata seems to be Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's own way of partially delivering on her promise to convert Kolkata into London. The recently inaugurated Mothers Wax Museum in Eastern Kolkata has drawn crowds. Featuring 19 life-size wax models of celebrities and heroes of...
  • Minor girl 'buried alive' by step-mother in Agra September 25, 2014

    Agra: A six-year-old girl was allegedly buried alive by her step-mother in Shashtripuram area of the district. Sumiksha was buried by her step-mother, Archana, on Sunday and her body was found on Thursday, said Ashok Kumar Singh, Circle Officer of Haripur police station. Archana has been booked for murder and...
  • How I Met Your Mother turns 9: 15 legendary quotes from the show September 20, 2014

    It's been 9 years since we all began the quest to find out how Ted Mosby met his children's mother in the popular TV show 'How I Met Your Mother'. Centered around an architect living in New York, the show narrated the story of Mosby and his four friends. While...
  • Government to launch its most ambitious scheme to reduce infant mortality rate tomorrow September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Health Ministry will launch its most ambitious plan to reduce child mortality rate in India on Thursday. According to sources, the government plans to reduce the mortality rate from 29/1000 to single digits. Under the plan, the government plans to provide Vitamin K injection to all new borns...
  • Narendra Modi launches pension scheme in Gujarat on his 64th birthday September 17, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his mother on Wednesday in Gandhinagar seeking her blessings on his 64th birthday. Modi launched a pension scheme in the state and requested his well wishers to keep his birthday a low key event and give out as much help as was possible to the...
  • Baby registered in Brazil with two mothers and a father September 14, 2014

    Brasilia: A judge in Brazil has ordered a baby be registered as born with two mothers and a father, a first in the South American country. The novel step had been requested both by the baby's biological father and mother, and the biological mother's female partner. Judge Rafael Pagnon Cunha...
  • Watch: When was the last time you said, 'Love you, mom'? Sharman Joshi tells why mothers exemplify selfless love in this touching video September 12, 2014

    No matter how much we complain about our socalled difficult jobs, the one which our mothers perform is certainly the most important and also the least appreciated on earth. Besides being a homemaker, a mother has to ensure her family gets proper nutrition, and doesn't show any qualms in providing...
  • My son is innocent, says Nithari killer Surendra Koli's mother September 11, 2014

    Ghaziabad: The mother of Nithari murders convict Surendra Koli on Thursday maintained that her son was innocent and said Koli's employer Moninder Singh Pandher was responsible for the killings. Kunti Devi met Koli at Meerut jail and said afterwards: "My son is innocent." Speaking to journalists outside the jail, she said Pandher...
  • Watch: The 'How I Met Your Mother' alternate happy ending that'll finally let you rest in peace September 8, 2014

    Seriously, how heartbroken were you, when you found out that...no, it's still too hard to talk about. But worry not, friends, because hope is here. This alternate ending of slightly dubious origins looks like the happy ending we've all been waiting for.This video of the 'How I Met Your Mother'...
  • She reeked of alcohol, recalls Amy Winehouse's mother September 6, 2014

    London: Janis Winehouse has revealed in a new book that her daughter and singer Amy Winehouse "reeked of alcohol" and struggled to communicate the last time she saw her alive. "Loving Amy", a heartfelt memoir by Janis, is set to be published Sep 11. In the book, Janis has shared that...
  • Watch: This video of the brief moment an 87yearold woman suffering from Alzheimer's disease remembers her daughter will break your heart September 3, 2014

    Kelly Gunderson, whose mother suffers from Alzheimer's, uploaded a video on YouTube of her lying beside her and chatting with her. There is a brief moment when her mother actually remembers who she is. Gunderson's mother asks "you're Kelly. Didn't I name you Kelly?" To which her daughter says "I...
  • Delhi: Najeeb Jung gives farmers option to sell their produce outside mandis September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Farmers henceforth will have the liberty to sell their produce directly to the end buyer. In a significant step to curb inflation and check hoarding Delhi government has delisted fruit and vegetables from Azadpur, Keshopur and Shahdara Agriculture Produce Marketing Committees (APMC). "The sale and purchase of fruit and...
  • Indianorigin woman arrested in US for abducting her child July 12, 2014

    New York: Police in US city of Dallas have recovered a child from the city airport who had been abducted by his Indianorigin mother nearly eight years ago and taken to India. The mother, Padmashini Devi Drees, 38, was arrested at the airport. Her son Drew Dees, now 10, was recovered...
  • Rapidly growing population a big challenge, says Rajasthan Health Minister July 12, 2014

    Rapidly growing population is a big challenge before the country, Rajasthan Health Minister Rajendra Rathore said at a function marking the World Population Day on Friday. Addressing the statelevel function here, Rathore said limited resources and rising population have disturbed the balance of the nature and should be controlled with awareness. The...
  • More government outlets to sell onions, potatoes in Delhi July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: To keep a tab on the prices of onions and potatoes, Mother Dairy outlets in the city will soon start selling them and the number of government outlets selling them will also go up, officials said on Monday. At a highlevel meeting with all heads of departments, Delhi's Principal...
  • Mother of three slain siblings seeks CBI probe June 30, 2014

    Kolkata: The mother of three slain siblings on Monday affirmed and submitted a petition for filing before the Calcutta High Court seeking a CBI investigation into their murders claiming lack of confidence in the West Bengal Police. Zarina Biwi alleged in the petition that she was forced to state that...
  • Dilemma of a working mother: Why should we have to choose June 26, 2014

    My generation of mothers is not the first one to have a fulltime job and raise a family. I can't speak with any authority of what their worklife balance looked like. This post is only about Indian mothers like me in this day and age, who live in cities, are...
  • Mother arrested for leaving toddler in car to go to a night club June 25, 2014

    Houston: A 24yearold South Asian woman in the US has been arrested and charged with endangering a child after she allegedly left her 3yearold son alone in a hot car so that she could go to a night club. According to the Harris County Sheriff's Office, Uzma Sheikh tried to...
  • Madhuri Dixit says that she's a very strict mother June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit, a doting mother to two sons Arin and Raayan is strict when it comes to their healthcare. She says she never lets them go to bed without brushing their teeth no matter how tired they are. "There is one thing that I am...
  • Son held for raping mother in Kerala June 22, 2014

    Kottayam: A 25yearold man was on Sunday arrested in Kerala on charges of raping his mother, police said. "This was happening for some time and there used to be ruckus in their home over this. The neighbours were unhappy over this and filed a complaint and we arrested the man," a...
  • Mother and daughter killed in accident in Thiruvananthapuram June 16, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: A 38yearold woman and her daughter (7) were killed when a private bus hit the twowheeler on which she was travelling along with her husband at Kattakada on Monday. The deceased were identified as Kumari Radhika and her daughter Bhadra, a fifth standard student of a local school. Her...
  • Narendra Modi thanks Nawaz Sharif for sending sari for mother June 5, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday thanked his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif for sending a sari for his mother. "Nawaz Sharif ji has sent a wonderful white Sari for my Mother. I am really grateful to him amp;amp; will send it to my Mother very soon," Modi tweeted. This is not...
  • Delhi HC dismisses plea on milk adulteration and price hike May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday dismissed a plea seeking direction to the city government to take immediate steps to prevent supply of adulterated milk in the capital and to not hike the price of milk further. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and RS Endlaw rejected social...
  • Away from Rashtrapati Bhavan, Modi's mother watches him taking oath as PM on TV May 26, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother Hiraben, who could not attend her son's swearingin ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday, ensured she keeps pace with the developments on television. Sitting in a small room with her family members, 92yearold Hiraben watched live coverage of the gala event. She seemed unperturbed by scores...
  • Odisha: Man kills mother for not serving lunch on time May 24, 2014

    A man killed his mother for not serving him lunch on time in Odisha's Khurda district by smashing her head with a stone, police said on Saturday. The incident occurred on Friday in Rayat Patna village, about 30 km from state capital Bhubaneswar, inspectorincharge of Balipatna police station Surendra Kumar Bala...