YOUTH

  • Health paralysis hits the working young 3 days ago

    A major population in India today belongs to the working class, with over 45 percent people belonging to the age group of 22-35. According to experts and various surveys conducted, a trend of younger population getting hit by lifestyle diseases has been witnessed. With the epidemic of 'lifestyle diseases' hitting...
  • NIA officials interrogate parents of IS Twitter account handler 6 days ago

    Kolkata: Officials of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday interrogated the parents of Mehdi Masroor Biswas, the alleged handler of the pro-Islamic State (IS) Twitter account, who was recently arrested in Bengaluru. Family sources said that the NIA officials went to the resident of Masroor in the city and interrogated...
  • Bengaluru youth's father denies son's links with Islamic State December 13, 2014

    Kolkata: The father of the man, who was for arrested for being the alleged handler of an influential Twitter account of Islamic State(IS) group, on Saturday said he did not believe that his son has any link with the terror outfit and claimed his internet account was hacked. M Biswas, father...
  • Grassroots programme is the soul of ISL: Nita Ambani December 8, 2014

    Nita Ambani launched Indian Super League's grassroots football programme at the Dhirubhai Ambani International School in Mumbai on Sunday. ...
  • Mumbai youth who joined Islamic State arrested on return November 29, 2014

    Mumbai/New Delhi: 23-year-old Arif Majeed, who was believed to have been killed while fighting for terror group Islamic State, was arrested late on Friday evening hours after he returned to Mumbai. Majeed, an engineering graduate was grilled by central security agencies along with NIA before he was taken into custody. He...
  • Mumbai youths who joined Islamic State want to return: MHA sources November 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Four youngsters from Mumbai who had left country to join terrorist outfit Islamic State have expressed their desire to return, sources in the Ministry of Home Affairs said. The four youngsters have contacted their families in Kalyan. In a major twist, one of these youngsters who was believed to...
  • Gujarat BJP MLA allegedly beats up youth for wielding sword in a drunk state November 25, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A Bharatiya Janata Party legislator was on Monday caught on camera purportedly beating a "drunk" youth with a rod in Morbi district. However, the police said that the youth was wielding a sword in an inebriated state when the MLA called up the police. The video taken by a by-stander purportedly...
  • Jammu & Kashmir: 24 years on, a mother still awaits her son picked up by the Army November 24, 2014

    Srinagar: More than two-and-a-half decades ago as Kashmir Valley was burning and its people were caught in the crossfire between security forces on one side and terrorists on the other, another crisis was beginning to fuel the fire. With the Indian government going all out to crush terror groups at any...
  • Forest dept team rescues youth dragged by tiger into forest November 23, 2014

    Kolkata: A team of Forest department officials have rescued a youth who was dragged by a tiger into a forest in the Sunderbans this afternoon. Three persons were catching crabs near the Holakhali creek when suddenly a tiger pounced upon 23-year-old Dinesh Mondal and dragged him into the jungle at around...
  • Innovations are meant to come in market not at home, says young scientists November 19, 2014

    From a multi-fuel engine vehicle to a smart wheelchair to help the differently-abled, 100 innovators and innovations. A glimpse ahead on attempts to promote innovators. ...
  • J&K: NHRC seeks report from Army, local authorities over killing of youths in Budgam November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday sought reports from the Defence Ministry and local authorities in Jammu and Kashmir over the killing of two youths in Army firing in Budgam district two days back. The Commission issued separate notices to the Defence Ministry and Budgam Police about the...
  • Both Sonia and Rahul Gandhi give us strength, says Congress leader Anand Sharma November 1, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Congress leader Anand Sharma said that Sonia Gandhi is the parties source of inspiration while Rahul Gandhi contributed in mobilizing the youth. "Both Sonia and Rahul give us strength," said Sharma. ...
  • Burdwan blast: Six youths held in Assam October 10, 2014

    Guwahati: The Special Branch of Assam police has arrested six youths from Barpeta district in connection with the October 2 blast at Burdwan in West Bengal. Two terrorists were killed and one was injured in the blast which occurred in a house in Khagragarh area of Burdwan. West Bengal Police later arrested...
  • Eightyearold girl in Australia asks Muslim youth to back jihad September 22, 2014

    Sydney: An incident has shocked not only the Australian security agencies who are chasing the Islamists on the ground, but also the entire world. According to a report in 'Australian', an eightyearold girl has called the Muslim youths to back jihad. The worst fears have come true. The report says,...
  • UP: Dalit youth beaten up, forced to eat excreta allegedly over land dispute September 19, 2014

    Jhansi: In a shocking incident in Jhansi on Friday, a Dalit youth was tortured by a group of men allegedly over a land dispute. The youth alleged that he was beaten up, forced to eat excreta and his genitals were torched by the gang. The police have registered an FIR. The victim...
  • Two Manipuri youths attacked in Delhi, three held September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Two Manipuri students were attacked with a scissor, stones and iron rods by three people, two of them juveniles, when the northeastern youths objected to racist remarks against them, police said on Sunday. The attackers have been apprehended. The incident took place around 9 PM on Saturday at Babulal...
  • India seeks cooperation for youth skills programme September 13, 2014

    Melbourne: As part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Skill India' programme, India has reached out to the US, South Korea and Australia for securing their cooperation in skilling the youth for enhancing employment opportunities. Labour Minister Narendra Singh Tomar met his counterparts of the three nations on the sidelines of...
  • Youth Congress launches '100 Days Modi Fail' agitation September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Youth Congress on Tuesday launched protests against the NDA at various places in the national capital over its alleged failure in meeting the poll promises, during the first 100 days of the government. The agitation named "100 Days Modi Fail" seeks to "expose" the "gap" between the promises made...
  • Don't mess with nuclear Russia, Vladimir Putin says August 30, 2014

    Washington: President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia's armed forces, backed by its nuclear arsenal, were ready to meet any aggression, declaring at a proKremlin youth camp that foreign states should understand: "It's best not to mess with us." Putin told the assembly, on the banks of a lake near Moscow,...
  • Boxer Gaurav Solanki misses bronze, athletes disappoint in Youth Olympic Games August 25, 2014

    Nanjing: Boxer Gaurav Solanki lost his bronzemedal bout while Indian track and field athletes ended their campaign emptyhanded in the second Youth Olympic Games on Monday. Solanki lost 03 on points to Muhammad Ali of Great Britain in the thirdplace playoff to end his campaign without a medal. The Indian got more...
  • Youth Olympics: Boxer Solanki loses in semis, to play for bronze August 24, 2014

    Nanjing: Boxer Gaurav Solanki will fight out for a bronze medal in men's flyweight (52kg) after he lost his semifinal bout against Ping Lyu of China in the second Youth Olympics on Sunday. Solanki lost 03 on points to his Chinese opponent and he will take on Muhammad Ali of Great...
  • South Bangalore tense after youngster commits suicide following alleged police harassment August 24, 2014

    Bangalore: Protests broke out late on Saturday after a 24yearold youngster committed suicide in South Bangalore following alleged police harassment. The deceased in his suicide note has alleged that a police inspector arrested him and kept in custody for 3 days without filing an FIR and tortured him. Local residents...
  • Weightlifter Rahul wins silver medal in Youth Olympic Games August 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Weightlifter Ragala Venkat Rahul on Thursday bagged India's first medal in the second Youth Olympic Games by winning a silver in the men's 77kg category in Nanjing, China. According to information received, Rahul lifted 141 kg in snatch, followed by 175 kg in clean and jerk to finish with...
  • Saradha scam: CBI raids 56 locations in Odisha, BJD MLA and Congress Youth leader arrested August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI on Saturday conducted searches at 56 places, including the premises of BJD MLA Pravata Tripathy and owner of a local newspaper in Odisha, in connection with the multicrore Saradha chit fund scam. Searches were carried out at as many as 54 places in Odisha and two in...
  • Uttarakhand rowers to represent India in Youth Olympics in Nanjing August 12, 2014

    Amit Kumar and Atul Kumar of Uttarakhand Rowing Association, accompanied by coach Jenil Krishnan (Andhra Pradesh) will be representing India in the 2nd Youth Olympics Games being held in Nanjing, from August 17 to 20. According to a press release by M V Sriram, secretary, Rowing Federation of India, the...
  • Skill development: Rajasthan signs MoUs with 18 firms to train over 36000 youths August 8, 2014

    Rajasthan government on Thursday signed MoUs with 18 companies for providing training to youths under a project of the Centre and state government. The MoUs were signed by Rajasthan State Livelihood Development Corporation MD Gaurav Goyal and representatives of the 18 companies in the presence of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje for...
  • 5yearold boy allegedly sodomised by a youth in Nirala Nagar village August 3, 2014

    A 5yearold boy was allegedly sodomised by a youth at Nirala Nagar village under new mandi police station in the district, police said on Sunday. The incident took place on Saturday when the boy was playing outside his house, following which the accused, identified as Gaurav took the boy to the...
  • Rahul clears internal election to pick next NSUI president July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking the democratisation exercise within the party's frontal organisations a step further, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has decided that the next president of National Students' Union Of India (NSUI) will be elected through internal election. Congress sources on Sunday said that NSUI officebearers have been communicated the decision....
  • Youth Congress demands CBI probe into Mohanlalganj case July 25, 2014

    Activists of Youth Congress on Friday staged a protest against alleged dismal law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh and demanded a CBI probe into murder of a young woman in Mohanlalganj area in Lucknow. Led by Youth Congress central zone president Ankit Parihar and outfit's national secretary and incharge of...
  • Delhi: SIT to probe Manipur youth's death, says government July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Tuesday said a Special Investigation Team has been constituted to investigate the death of Manipuri youth Akha Shaloni in Delhi. Making a statement in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju termed as "shocking and unfortunate" the death of the youth on Monday. He said...