CHILDREN

  • Karnataka: Four minors arrested for raping 7-year-old girl 2 days ago

    Gulbarga: A seven-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by four men in Chittapur village of Gulbarga. The four accused in the case are also minors and have now been arrested. The incident took place on Friday but the FIR was filed on Saturday night. The Victim's mother said that one of the accused...
  • Kolkata International Children's Film Festival begins Sunday 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Workshops, quizzes and over 200 films for children from 25 countries, in addition to India, will be the highlights at the fourth edition of Kolkata International Children's Film Festival beginning here Sunday. As many as 180 films from India will be screened at the fest which concludes Dec 28, said...
  • Aamir Khan: My kids think 'PK' is my best film till now December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan's says his three-year-old son Azad has started calling him 'PK', the title of his upcoming film. The family had a screening of the Rajkumar Hirani movie recently here and they felt it's his "best film" till date. "I have good news, my family saw the film & loved...
  • UP teacher held for showing pornographic clip to students December 12, 2014

    Mathura: Police arrested a primary school teacher on Thursday evening when parents of students filed a complaint against the teacher accusing him of showing pornographic clips to kids on his mobile. Police Circle Officer Anil Kumar Yadav said a lady teacher also was named in connection with the case and...
  • Zoe Saldana gives birth to twins December 11, 2014

    London: 'Star Trek' actress Zoe Saldana and husband Marco Perego have welcomed twin babies to the world. The 35-year-old actress gave birth in a hospital earlier this week, just weeks after being seen showing off her huge bump at a Hollywood showbiz event, reported Daily Mirror. The sex of the children...
  • Oslo: Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi supporters celebrate his win December 11, 2014

    Indian supporters of Nobel Peace Prize 2014 winner Kailash Satyarthi took to the streets of Oslo to celebrate his win. The supporters brought the street outside the Norwegian Parliament to a colourful stand-still. A large gathering of Norwegians held a a candlelight vigil paying respects to children who need to...
  • I represent the sound of silence and cry of innocence, says Nobel Peace Prize winner Satyarthi December 10, 2014

    Oslo: India's Kailash Satyarthi received the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize sharing the prestigious award with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai in Oslo on Wednesday evening. The Nobel Prize is presented every year on December 10, the death anniversary of its founder Alfred Nobel. Here is the transcript to the speech. My dear...
  • Angelina Jolie fought hard to direct 'Unbroken' December 8, 2014

    London: Hollywood actor-director Angelina Jolie has had an amazing 2014 after getting married and releasing her movie 'Unbroken'. The 39-year-old actress-director is thrilled that her new movie 'Unbroken' is getting Oscar buzz, reported Contactmusic. When asked if she's had the best year of her life, she said, "Well, I hope that...
  • Gujarat: 6-month-old raped by an acquaintance, remains critical December 4, 2014

    Ahmedabad: In a gruesome act, a six-month-old girl was allegedly raped by a man, acquainted to the victim's family in Gujarat's Patan district. The six-month-old is critical and is being treated at Dharpur civil hospital in Chanasma. The accused reportedly raped the girl in her house when her parents were...
  • Bengaluru: School attendant arrested for raping a 3-year-old girl twice, confesses crime December 3, 2014

    Bengaluru: In yet another case of assault, a school attendant has been arrested for raping a 3-year-old in Bengaluru. The attendant has been sent to judicial custody. The attendant during the interrogation has confessed to his crime. He has informed the police that he took the child to an under construction...
  • US man jailed for 50 years in Kenya for pedophilia December 3, 2014

    Nairobi: A Kenyan court has jailed a paraplegic American man for 50 years after he pleaded guilty to charges of sexual abuse of minors and child pornography. Magistrate Joseph Karanja delivered the sentence to Terry Ray Krieger, 59, describing Kreiger's actions as depraved and horrific. Karanja says Krieger robbed his...
  • Thane: Youth arrested for raping a disabled girl November 29, 2014

    Thane: A 22 years old youth was arrested by the police on the charge of raping a disabled girl at Ambarnath in the district. The incident took place on November 27, said inspector Balkrishna Wagh of Ambarnath police station. The accused Sinu Sriram Avadh Rathod entered the girl's house at around...
  • Gujarat: HIV+ man arrested for raping minor daughter November 26, 2014

    Surat: An HIV positive man was arrested in Surat on Wednesday for allegedly raping her minor daughter for three years, police said. "A 42-year-old man was arrested from his residence in city's Sachin industrial area on basis of a complaint filed by her daughter (15) who alleged that her father...
  • Delhi: 2 arrested for kidnap, murder of 13-year-old Utkarsh November 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police have finally cracked the brutal abduction and murder case of Utkarsh, a 13-year-old jeweller's son and arrested two people involved in the crime. One of the suspects was someone who knew Utkarsh's father well. The accused hatched a plan to kidnap Utkarsh and demanded...
  • New Delhi: Cab driver held for molesting a four-year-old November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another case of child sexual abuse, a four-year-old student was allegedly molested by a private school-cab driver in North Delhi's Timarpur, police said on Sunday. The abuse had been going on for several days and the child's mother only found out after her daughter started refusing to...
  • 3 days after opening, 4 infants die in hospital's children's wing November 24, 2014

    Ludhiana: Three days after the inauguration of a mother-child wing at the Ludhiana Civil Hospital, four new-born infants on Sunday died during the "process of delivery", which the families alleged were carried out by "class IV employees in the absence of gynaecologists". Ludhiana Civil Hospital head Subash Batta said that four...
  • Islamic State group recruits, exploits children November 23, 2014

    Beirut: Teenagers carrying weapons stand at checkpoints and busy intersections in Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul. Patched onto the left arms of their black uniforms are the logos of the Islamic Police. In Raqqa, the Islamic State group's de facto capital in Syria, boys attend training camp and religious courses before heading...
  • New Delhi: 16-year-old girl raped by brother-in-law November 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A 16-year-old West Bengal girl was allegedly raped by her brother-in-law in Civil Lines area in North Delhi, police said. The incident came to light when the girl, who managed to flee from her sister's home, was found crying in Majnu ka Tilla area, and was later brought...
  • UN calls on governments, adopts first-ever resolution to end child marriage November 22, 2014

    United Nations: The United Nations has adopted the first-ever resolution calling on governments to stop child marriages, despite misgivings from countries who had hoped to include sex education as key to preventing the practice. About 15 million girls worldwide become child brides each year and globally, more than 700 million women...
  • Abducted minor killed in Delhi November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The body of a 13-year-old son of a jeweller was recovered from near a canal on the outskirts of the national capital a day after he was kidnapped while returning home from school, police said on Wednesday. The kidnappers had demanded Rs 1 crore as ransom. The body of...
  • 30 Minutes: 15 children go missing in every 1 hour November 17, 2014

    In a country where 3,000 children are born every hour, the fact that children go missing hardly matters. Parents of these missing children say that they get little or no help from the police. In India 370 children go missing every day. ...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha November 16, 2014

    On this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on legalisation of sex trade, and talks to Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi. He also visits children in a school on the occasion of the Children's Day. ...
  • Children's Day special: Cyrus Broacha is back to school November 16, 2014

    On the occasion of the Children's Day, Cyrus Broacha visited a school in South Mumbai where he interacted with children on their future plans. ...
  • Delhi: HC upholds man's life term for kidnapping, murdering 5-year-old November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has upheld the life term awarded to a man for kidnapping and killing a five-year-old child, saying the prosecution has proved that the victim was last seen with him. A bench of justices Pradeep Nandrajog and Mukta Gupta concurred with the trial court verdict...
  • Use of children in PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' challenged in HC November 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has refused to entertain a public interest litigation which challenged a government circular sent to schools and colleges asking children to participate in 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to sweep the streets of the country. According to petitioner, MV Holamagi, a city-based...
  • Kozhikode: Two 18-year-old students arrested for molesting LKG kid November 15, 2014

    Kozhikode: Two students at a private school were arrested on Saturday for allegedly molesting a four-and-a-half-year-old girl studying in LKG class in the same institution at Parakkadavu near Nadapuram in the district. The accused, both 18-year-old boys, are pursuing 'religious education' in the same campus run by a minority educational...
  • Dia Mirza, Shyam Benegal, Sania Mirza kickstart National Children's Film Festival November 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The first edition of the National Children's Film Festival began here today on children's day with a glittering ceremony attended by acclaimed filmmaker Shyam Benegal, actress Dia Mirza and tennis star Sania Mirza. The three-day event was inaugurated by Union Minister of Finance and Information and Broadcasting, Arun Jaitley. Dia,...
  • President gives awards to 20 children for exceptional achievement November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: With a medal, a commemoration letter and a pat of encouragement on their shoulders, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday handed the National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement to 20 talented and brave children on the occasion of Children's Day. Among the awardees at the function which was held...
  • News 360: Children's Day special November 14, 2014

    Children's Day is a day ordinarily meant to celebrate childhood but there are many kids who never get a chance to join the party, who lose their lives before getting a real shot at it. 13 lakh children die every year in India because of diseases that are completely preventable. ...
  • No toilets, missing teachers, lack of safety: Are Indian schools good enough? November 14, 2014

    It is Children's Day. As the nation celebrates the day, there is a need to analyse the real state of affairs that the children in the country face. CNN-IBN asks whether Indian schools are good enough. ...