Teenagers

  • FIR lodged against two neighbourhood boys on charges of raping an 18-year-old girl July 8, 2014

    A teenage girl has alleged that she was raped and blackmailed by two neighbourhood boys for last four years in Jaipur in an apartment complex in Malviya Nagar, police said on Tuesday. Eighteen-year-old girl has moved the FIR through an "istgasa" recently filed in the court which directed the Jawahar Circle...
  • Suspects confess to killing Palestinian teen July 7, 2014

    Jerusalem: Three Israeli suspects in the killing of a Palestinian teenager who was abducted and burned to death last week confessed to the crime on Monday and were re-enacting the incident for authorities, an official said, as the country's leaders raced to contain a public uproar over the slaying. The confessions...
  • Palestinians: Arab teen was burned to death July 5, 2014

    Jerusalem: The Palestinian attorney general says autopsy results of an Arab teenager who Palestinians say was killed by Israeli extremists in a revenge attack show he was burned to death. The charred body of 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir was found in a forest after he was seized near his home in...
  • FIFA: Lack of sleep kills Chinese soccer fan June 16, 2014

    Shanghai: A young Chinese man died after he spent several days without sleep to watch the World Cup matches, currently held in Brazil, according to doctors. A young man, aged 25, was found on Saturday lying dead in front of the television, hours after the end of a game between Spain...
  • A teenage girl's campaign for a polythene-free India May 28, 2014

    The death of a cow after swallowing a polythene bag was the trigger that led Divya Jain, 15, to start a campaign against its use in Rajasthan and beyond. She also encourages people to fabricate water troughs to save birds from the searing desert summer. Divya Jain, a class 10 student...
  • Teenager kidnapped twice in a month in Noida May 24, 2014

    A 14-year-old girl, who was kidnapped last month and rescued by police later, has been abducted again to put pressure over her parent to withdraw the earlier case, from Salarpur village in Noida, police said on Friday. Salarpur resident Rahmat, in his complaint lodged at Sector 39 police station, alleged that...
  • Teenagers choose smartphones over sex May 15, 2014

    New York: Teenagers are so touchy about their screens that they are willing to give up almost everything - even the pleasures of a sexual encounter - in exchange for their smartphones, a fascinating research has revealed. While 26 per cent of teenager students in the US can not live without...
  • Are selfies turning into an obsession too dangerous for teenagers to cope with? May 11, 2014

    New York: If we believe experts, adding social media to the already prevalent peer pressure is only increasing the pressure further up. The use of social media can be a great way for teenagers to relate to their peers and to express themselves but "excessive internet use can have serious negative...
  • Police trace body of teenage girl on railway tracks in Ghaziabad May 3, 2014

    Police on Saturday found body of a teenage girl on railway tracks in Sinhanigate area in Ghaziabad, an official said. The body is yet to be identified, Sinhanigate police station House Officer Yatendra Punia said, adding police reached the spot after being informed by passersby. Punia did not deny a foul play...
  • Teenage girl's iphone 5C catches fire in her pocket February 4, 2014

    Maine: The "stop, drop and roll" mantra came in handy for a Maine eighth-grader when her cellphone caught fire in her pocket at school. Kennebunk middle school Principal Jeff Rodman tells The Portland Press Herald that the girl heard a popping sound Friday morning and smoke started billowing around her. Boys were...
  • Mom shames cyber bully daughter by posting her photo holding an apology card on Facebook January 15, 2014

    Are you having trouble explaining good and bad to your teenage children? Cara Schneider of North Carolina might have a few tips for you. Schneider, who has a cyber bullying teenage daughter Hailey, forced her to sell her iPad and pose with a poster confessing her crime as punishment. The image...
  • 3 teenagers run over by goods train due to dense fog December 17, 2013

    Three teenagers were killed after being run over by a goods train due to dense fog near Maghera crossing in Mathura on Monday morning. Yogendra (15), Gautam (15) Pankaj (14) were walking on the rail track near Maghera crossing and could not spot the train moving towards Delhi due to the...
  • US teen sentenced to 15 years for Indian-American's murder November 16, 2013

    A US teenager has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for beating to death an Indian-American computer scientist in 2010. New Brunswick State Superior Court Judge Bradley Ferencz sentenced Julian Daley to the maximum of 15 years in prison on charges of aggravated manslaughter and conspiracy to commit aggravated assault...
  • Facebook lifts restriction, users under 18 can now share with public October 17, 2013

    San Francisco: Facebook removed a restriction for users under 18 that previously limited who could see their online postings from photos to musings on the world-wide social network. The No.1 online social network said that teenagers would now be able to manually alter the setting and share information with the public....
  • Facebook apologizes, bans advertiser who used photo of dead teenager September 19, 2013

    Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Wednesday it has banned an advertiser that used photographs of a deceased Canadian bullying victim in an ad for an online dating website. A Facebook user noticed the ad, which featured a photo of Rehtaeh Parsons, a 17-year-old Halifax girl who died after a suicide attempt...
  • Haryana CM to reward village boy selected for NASA astronaut programme September 14, 2013

    A teenaged village boy, selected by US' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for its astronaut training programme, will be rewarded by the Haryana government, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said on Friday. The Haryana government will honour Ashish Kumar with its Pratibha Samman, said Hooda, adding he will also get...
  • Body of teenaged girl found; 22-year-old commits suicide September 3, 2013

    Body of a 19-year-old girl was found on Fulat-Khatili road near Khatoli in the district, police said on Tuesday. Police suspect that she was allegedly stoned to death by some persons on Monday. The body of the unidentified girl has been sent for postmortem, they added. In another incident, a 22-year-old youth...
  • Sexual assault case: Even Buddha faced such allegations, says Asaram August 24, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Equating his case to lord Buddha, self proclaimed godman Asaram has denied allegations of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl saying, "Even lord Buddha had to face such allegations. I'm innocent. If I'm guilty, then prove it." A case has been registered against Asaram following a complaint by the teenager who...
  • Supreme Court stays execution of two rape-cum-murder convicts August 21, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the execution of two death row convicts in Karnataka scheduled for Thursday even as one of them allegedly attempted to commit suicide in jail. Shivu Munishetti and Jadeswamy Rangashetti, who had been sentenced to death for brutally raping and murdering a teenaged girl in 2001,...
  • British court denies bail plea of teenage girl charged with Sikh man's assault August 20, 2013

    A British court has rejected the bail plea of a teenage girl caught on video punching a 80-year-old Sikh man in the face and shoving him to the ground. Coral Millerchip, 19, was arrested on Friday and charged with assault of the man at Coventry, a city northwest of London. The British...
  • Man jailed for sexually assaulting teenage daughter August 19, 2013

    A man, who had sexually assaulted his teenage daughter for the past three years, has been jailed for five years by a Delhi court which termed it "an unfortunate case". "This is an unfortunate case wherein an adolescent girl aged about 15 years levelled the allegations of sexual assault against her...
  • British teen arrested for assaulting elderly Sikh man August 17, 2013

    A teenage British girl has been arrested for assaulting an 80-year-old Sikh man after a video of the incident went viral online. The elderly victim was punched in the face and shoved to the ground. His turban fell off and the attack left him with a bloodied nose and black eye,...
  • Teenager trapped in lift rescued after cutting its doors open August 17, 2013

    A teenage girl was trapped in a lift for more than three hours, before she was rescued and admitted to a hospital in Thane in an unconcious condition, fire brigade sources said. Pooja Jadhav (15) who resides on the seventh floor of the BSUP Housing Complex in the Tulsidham locality...
  • 42-year-old man arrested for raping teenage daughter over past four years August 11, 2013

    Delhi: A 42-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping his teenage daughter over the past four years in Karawal Nagar area of North East Delhi, police said on Saturday. The incident came to light when the man tried to rape his other daughter on Friday night and she reported...
  • Teenager throws acid at eight-year-old boy over minor scuffle July 29, 2013

    An eight-year-old boy was in a critical condition on Monday after his 15-year-old neighbour threw a bottle of acid over him after a minor scuffle, police said. The incident took place in the Lavkush area of Ghazipur in the trans-Gomti area. Tushar, son of a sanitary worker, was playing outside the house...
  • Three arrested for forcing teenage girl into flesh trade July 28, 2013

    Three persons, including two women, were on Saturday arrested in Bikaner for allegedly forcing a teenage girl hailing from Uttar Pradesh into prostitution. The 16-year-old, who hails from Varanasi, had come alone to Jaipur for treatment a couple of weeks back, said SHO Prashant Kaushik. During her stay in the city,...
  • Teenage boy rapes six-year-old girl in school campus; arrested July 26, 2013

    A six-year-old girl, who had recently joined a government primary school, was allegedly raped by a 15-year-old boy in the school campus at Jwab village in the district, police said on Friday. The incident took place yesterday when the little girl went to the school, where she got admission on July...
  • Hyderabad: Teenager falls into a pothole, dies after bus runs over her July 24, 2013

    Hyderabad: A 17-year-old girl died after she fell off a scooter into a pothole and was run over by a bus in Hyderabad on Wednesday. The incident took place when Riya Gudial was pillion riding with a friend and the front tyre of the two-wheeler skidded into a pothole on...
  • Parenting is changing its face due to new lifestyle: Shyama Chona July 16, 2013

    The recent incident in Gurgaon where school children were caught drinking at a pub puts the focus on teenage drinking in India. Who are to blame for this and what can be done? Educationist Shyma Chona joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Ma'am, Life is not a...
  • I was 18 when I discovered that I've stage fright: Salma Hayek July 14, 2013

    Los Angeles: During her teenage days, actress Salma Hayek was so scared of performing on stage in front of people in her native Mexico, that she tried to even run away once. "I was 18 and I was playing Jasmine in a production of 'Aladdin' for children, and it didn't have...