CHILDREN

  • Let's Talk Health: How to keep your kids healthy Yesterday

    In this episode of 'Let's Talk Health', health experts discuss child health and tell that how to keep you children mentally and physically fit. 'Let's Talk Health' is a new show by CNN-IBN in which each episode talks about how to beat the disease in question with the right diet...
  • Plea questions different compensations for male, female rape victims 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday issued notice to the city government on a plea challenging the Delhi Victim Compensation Scheme for discriminating between male and female victims of rape. A division bench of Justice Sanjiv Khanna and Justice Ashutosh Kumar sought response from Delhi government while hearing a...
  • Delhi's street kids raise money for Nepal earthquake victims 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Many street children living in the national capital on Thursday took to the streets to collect aid for victims of the Nepal earthquake. Associated with Badhte Kadam, a federation of street and working children, the youngsters knocked on the doors of many commercial establishments in Lajpat Nagar and...
  • World Immunisation Week: India home to the largest number of under-five child deaths 5 days ago

    Almost 1.3 million Indian children under-five years of age die each year to due to preventable diseases. Pneumonia and Diarrhoea alone claims over 3 lakh lives each year. On World Immunization Week (April 24th-30th), Dr. Manoj K Das, one of India's leading child health expert, talks about preventable diseases in...
  • UNICEF says nearly a million children 'severely affected' in Nepal April 27, 2015

    Mumbai: Nearly a million children have been "severely affected" by a severe earthquake in Nepal that has killed more than 3,200 people, a spokesman for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday, as rescue and aid workers struggle to cope. With hundreds of thousands of Nepalis sleeping out in...
  • Quake survivors face acute crisis of water, power; hospitals short on emergency supplies April 27, 2015

    Kathmandu: Barely any sign of an organised relief effort was visible outside Nepal's capital on Sunday, as aid agencies struggled to fly and truck relief supplies to a country stricken by its worst earthquake in eight decades. In the lush Dhading farming district 80 km (50 miles) outside Kathmandu, people camped...
  • Mumbai: Two policemen suspended for arguing over jurisdiction after rape of a 5-year-old April 25, 2015

    Mumbai: In yet another shameful incident, a five-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Mumbai's Antop Hill on Friday. Two policemen have been suspended after the incident. The girl had been sent out to buy groceries. At midnight, she was found on the road crying and bleeding. CCTV footage shows the girl...
  • Malaria kills over 1,200 children a day: UNICEF April 24, 2015

    United Nations: The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday that malaria kills more than 1,200 children a day across the world, despite a 40 per cent drop in child deaths from the disease since 2000. The UN agency released its "Facts about Malaria and Children" ahead of World Malaria...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show April 21, 2015

    Junior CJs from World Vision India get us stories that matter to them and to other children across the country. @meghamamgain, @tweetyvandy , @akanshapradeep, @runjhunsharmas, @ShylajaVarma Video Editor: Narendra Kumar ...
  • Fight For Safer Schools April 21, 2015

    Disturbed by the rising number cases of molestation in Bangalore schools. Maithreyi Nadapana turns Citizen Journalist to demand stringent laws for safety of children in schools. Shylaja Varma reports. ...
  • World Vision’s Junior CJ’s April 21, 2015

    Citizen Journalist Show in partnership with World Vision India gets us the story of Arjun, who not only fought drug abuse but is now setting an example for many children like him to follow. ...
  • The Shoe That Grows: These shoes grow up to five sizes to keep up with growing kids April 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Buying a new pair of shoes for a growing child is annoying and most of times either the child outgrows them within a few months or the shoe doesn't fit right in the first place. What if you could have a pair that adjusted itself to keep up...
  • 800,000 children forced to flee homes in Nigeria: UNICEF April 14, 2015

    United Nations: The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in a new report has revealed that at least 800,000 children have been forced to flee their homes as a result of the conflict in northeast Nigeria between Boko Haram, military forces and civilian self-defence groups. The report, "UNICEF's Missing Childhoods", was released...
  • UP: 11-year-old school student dies after being beaten up by principal in Barabanki April 9, 2015

    Barabanki: Uttar Pradesh Police on Thursday detained a school principal after he allegedly thrashed an 11-year-old class 3 student in Barabanki. The student was reportedly beaten after he was found with a stolen pencil and eraser. After the student reached home he complained of stomach ache and began vomiting blood....
  • Delhi court: Man gets five years jail for sexually assaulting six year old boy April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Children are an important asset and the future well being of a nation depends on how they develop, a Delhi court has said while sentencing a 20-year-old youth to five years in jail for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a six-year-old boy. "The concept of welfare and well-being of children...
  • Maharashtra: 7-year-old boy allegedly sexually assaulted, set on fire in Bhiwandi April 6, 2015

    Bhiwandi: In a shameful incident, a seven-year-old boy was allegedly sexually assaulted and later set on fire in Bhiwandi in Maharashtra. Three people have been arrested in the case. The boy has suffered 30 per cent burn injuries. According to reports, the accused was known to the boy. He was taken...
  • Indonesia sentences 2 teachers to 10 years for child rape April 3, 2015

    Jakarta: An Indonesian court has sentenced a Canadian teacher and an Indonesian teaching assistant to 10 years in jail on charges of sexually abusing three young children at a prestigious international school. The South Jakarta District Court convicted Neil Bantleman and Ferdinant Tjiong on Thursday of violating Indonesia's Child Protection Law...
  • 68-year-old man jailed for 10 years for raping minor in temple April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: A 68-year-old man has been sent to 10 years in jail for sexually assaulting a minor girl in a temple by a Delhi court which observed that children are a supremely important asset. Additional Sessions Judge Gautam Manan awarded the jail term to Jaipal, a resident of Mangolpuri,...
  • Karnataka: Man allegedly rapes 3-year-old, arrested March 28, 2015

    Mangalore: One person has been arrested in Mangalore for allegedly raping a three-year-old child. Angered residents and activists have started an online campaign demanding justice for the child. The child was allegedly abused by her school van driver on her way back from school. Activists leading the campaign have met...
  • IS trains hundreds of child soldiers in Syria: report March 25, 2015

    Beirut: The Islamic State group has trained more than 400 children in Syria as fighters in 2015 alone, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said on Tuesday. Calling them "Cubs of the Caliphate," the jihadist group provides intense military and religious training to children throughout its areas of control in...
  • Victims made to feel guilty in sexual assault cases: Delhi court March 22, 2015

    New Delhi: It is natural for minor victims of sexual assaults not to confide in their parents as instead of the offender, they are more often made to feel guilty, a Delhi court has said while convicting a music teacher for repeatedly molesting his 13-year-old student. The court rejected the contention...
  • PM Modi reviews progress in Smart City project March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday reviewed progress on various urban development programmes including addressing of gaps in core physical infrastructure across 500 cities and steps to operationalize the Smart Cities initiative. Noting that towns and cities are emerging as key drivers of economic growth, the Prime Minister emphasized...
  • A tweet, a prompt cop and happy reunion of 3 kids with family March 18, 2015

    A tweet with a picture of three vulnerable kids huddled together on the busy New Delhi Railway Station glavanised police and a voluntary organisation to rescue the children, apparently abandoned by their family. Prompt action on a tweet by DCP North Madhur Verma, aided by a team of NGO Uday...
  • Disenfranchise those having more than 2 children: Sadhvi Prachi March 17, 2015

    Bahraich: Firebrand Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Sadhvi Prachi on Tuesday stoked a fresh controversy saying those having more than two children should be barred from casting votes. Addressing a Hindu sammelan here, she said a law should be framed to scrap the voting rights irrespective of religion. She said those who do...
  • Use of smartphones by kids rampant in Australia: Report March 16, 2015

    Canberra: Over two-thirds of Australian children aged three to 17 own a smartphone and spend almost an entire day of the week on the device, a new report revealed on Monday. The report released by national communication carrier Telstra discovered that children spend an average of 21 hours and 48 minutes...
  • 39% girls agree women have no choice but to accept some violence: Survey March 4, 2015

    Bengaluru: A Bangalore based research organisation Children's Movement for Civic Awareness (CMCA) has done a survey on the attitudes of the youth in the country. The survey was done in association with Indian Market Research Bureau. A total of 11,299 students from 330 high schools, 220 colleges in 11 state...
  • RSS a 'club of bachelors', can't teach on producing children: Akbaruddin Owaisi March 3, 2015

    Hyderabad: Stoking a controversy, senior All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen leader Akbaruddin Owaisi on Monday termed the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh as a "club of bachelors" and said that those who advocate producing more children have no right to say so as they themselves are not married. Owaisi asked all Muslims to be...
  • Here's how you can lower the risk of your children being addicted to porn February 23, 2015

    New York: An open talk with your growing kids when it comes to pornography can lower the risk of them being addicted to porn as they reach adulthood, a significant study has found. It also revealed that early conversation makes kids stronger and insulates them against lowered self-esteem if their romantic...
  • Maharashtra government to create website for 'missing' kids staying at borstals February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Aiming to make easier the identification of 'missing' children across the state, the Maharashtra government is mulling to create a website where details of such inmates along with their photographs will be uploaded so that they can be reunited with their families. The website, which is yet to get...
  • Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha condoles death of cancer patient Chandan February 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Thursday condoled the death of 14-year-old Chandan who succumbed to cancer a day ago. Chandan, who had been undergoing cancer treatment at AIIMS in New Delhi, finally succumbed to the disease on Wednesday after a long battle. The...