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  • Minor girl freed from clutches of 'tormentor' father 13 hours 10 minutes ago

    A 15-year-old girl was on freed from the clutches of her father, who allegedly assaulted and tortured her regularly. The minor was rescued by an NGO, Child Line, with help from officials of Madhya Pradesh Women and Child Welfare Department. Bhagwandas Sahu, Child Protection Officer of the Department, said they had received...
  • Sex determination tests will be punishable under the National Security Act: Madhya Pradesh government Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Madhya Pradesh government has said that it will take action against sonography centres conducting sex determination tests under the stringent National Security Act. State health minister Narottam Mishra made this announcement in a meeting of the State Supervisory Board on Sex Determination Prohibition Act on Monday. Prenatal sex...
  • Delhi: 5 people gangrape minor girl, 3 arrested Yesterday

    Delhi: Three people, including two minor, have been arrested for the alleged gangrape of a minor girl in the national capital on Tuesday. Five people allegedly gangraped the class X student in the Uttam Nagar in West Delhi when she was on her way to school last week. The girl alleged...
  • Hollywood to remake Vidya Balan's 'Kahaani' as 'Deity' 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Vidya Balan starrer 'Kahaani', which bagged popular awards and was massively appreciated by critics and fans alike, will now be remade in English. Yes, after being remade down South, filmmaker Niels Arden Oplev, who has 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' to his credit, will work on the...
  • Madhur Bhandarkar aims to provide 'meaningful entertainment' again 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Acclaimed filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar, who has started rolling the cameras for his next movie "Calendar Girls", is hoping he offers purposeful entertainment to film aficionados. "Thanks everyone for d messages & wishes on #CalendarGirls. The endeavor's always to provide meaningful entertainment. Will keep you posted," Bhandarkar tweeted Thursday. The filmmaker, who...
  • WB: 3 men rape, murder minor girl, body found hanging from tree 5 days ago

    Kolkata: A seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered in East Midnapore district of West Bengal. Her body was found hanging from a tree near her house. Locals suspected three men from the village to be behind the crime and beat them up. One of them was lynched while the...
  • Madhur Bhandarkar starts shooting for his next film titled 'Calender Girls' 6 days ago

    Mumbai: National-award wining director Madhur Bhandarkar has began shooting his next film 'Calender Girls'. The 45-year-old 'Fashion' helmer, who is known for seeking real-life inspirations for his films, has opted for five newcomers for the film that revolves around the models who gain popularity after featuring in famous calendars. The film...
  • Three-year-old girl sexually assaulted near Bangalore 1 week ago

    Bangalore: A three-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a juvenile in a village 30 km from Bangalore while her parents were away from home, police said on Tuesday. "The incident occurred on Friday when the 16-year-old accused sexually assaulted the child, taking advantage of her parents' absence from home at Thatteguppe...
  • Bangalore rape case: Parents hold massive protests, demand action July 19, 2014

    A 6-year-old girl was raped inside an international school's premises on July 2, allegedly by two staff members. A complaint was filed by the child's parents on Tuesday. Over 1000 Bangaloreans on Saturday came together to raise their voice against this atrocious crime against the 6-year old child. One of...
  • Two drown as boat capsizes in Bagmati river July 17, 2014

    A woman and a minor girl drowned when a boat, on which they were travelling, capsized in Bagmati river in Bihar's Samastipur district, police said. "The incident occurred when the boat carrying 30 people on way to a fair Mananpur from Bikrampatti village capsized midstream," District Magistrate M Ramachandrudu said. Twenty-eight people...
  • Maharashtra government to pay Rs.50,000 to girls arrested over FB row on Bal Thackeray's death July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Tuesday directed Maharashtra Government to pay Rs 50,000 each to the two girls who were arrested over a Facebook post after the death of Shiv Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray, saying their detention was "illegal". According to a statement released on Tuesday, the Commission...
  • Taliban survivor Malala in Nigeria, pledges to help free girls July 13, 2014

    Abuja: Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, has pledged while on a trip to Nigeria to help free a group of school girls abducted by Islamist militants. On Sunday, 16-year-old Malala met with parents of the more...
  • Mumbai: Man held for molesting minor daughter July 13, 2014

    Mumbai: A middle-aged man was on Saturday arrested in Girgaum for allegedly sexually harassing his 17-year-old daughter for over a year, police said. The complaint was registered on Friday and the 50-year-old man was immediately arrested, they said. "The victim and her family used to stay in a small house. The...
  • Bokaro rape: NCW slams district administration July 11, 2014

    National Commission for Women member Shamina Shafiq on Friday said that the panel would take up the case of a rape of 14-year-old tribal girl in Jharkhand's Bokaro allegedly on the orders of village panchayat. She slammed the district administration over the incident and sought action against local bodies...
  • Jharkhand: To seek revenge, panchayat allegedly orders rape of teen girl July 11, 2014

    Bokaro: In a horrific incident, a Panchayat in Bokaro is alleged to have ordered the rape of a 14-year-old tribal girl. The minor girl's family claimed that the teenager was allegedly raped because her brother had been accused of misbehaving with a female neighbour. They said that the panchayat instructed some...
  • Budget 2014: Jaitley aims to make roads safer for women, announces schemes for the girl child July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: At a time when there is growing demand for steps to ensure safety of women in the country, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in his Budget, announced various initiatives for the same. He also announced schemes for women empowerment and for the girl child. In an attempt to make road...
  • 'I'll comfort you': Watch this adorable little boy appoint himself the protector of a homesick girl on 1st day of school July 10, 2014

    His patience is so commendable. A boy, a tiny tot himself, has appointed himself the protector of a little girl on their first day at school. The brave knight tells the homesick, weeping girl he will comfort and protect her. But he gets a little dodgy when she asks him...
  • Confirmed! Robert Downey Jr. and wife Susan Downey expecting a baby girl July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Robert Downey Jr. is all prepared to welcome his first baby girl. The actor recently took to Twitter to announce the news to his fans and followers. "Yo. Susan. Me. Baby. Girl. November. Scorpio?" his tweet read. The actor also confirmed the news on Facebook. "Um. I don't...
  • Boy rapes a 15-year-old Dalit girl, absconding July 9, 2014

    A 15-year-old Dalit girl was raped allegedly by a youth in Baniyather area, police said on Wednesday. The family members of the victim alleged that she was raped by a youth while his aide held her at gunpoint on Sunday night, it said. The incident occurred when the victim was alone at...
  • Nigeria: 'Good news' soon on kidnapped girls July 9, 2014

    Abuja: Nigeria's National Council of State is promising to deliver "some good news" very soon about more than 200 schoolgirls held captive by Islamic extremists for nearly three months. The council, made up of past presidents, state governors and leaders of parliament, is "satisfied that security agents know very well where...
  • 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...
  • Badaun Dalit girls' bodies will be exhumed for fresh autopsy: Sources July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The bodies of two minor Dalit girls who were alleged gangraped and murdered in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh will be exhumed for autopsy, said sources on Tuesday. Sources added that the post mortem of the minor girls was completely botched up. Highly-placed sources in the Central Bureau of...
  • FIR lodged agaisnt 40-year-old man for raping his 19-year-old niece July 8, 2014

    A 19-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her uncle in Meerut, police said on Tuesday. According to the complaint lodged on Monday at the Civil Lines police station, the incident took place on June 30 when the girl was alone at her home and her 40-year-old uncle barged into the house...
  • 15-year-old boy arrested for raping a 3-year-old minor July 8, 2014

    A three-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a 15-year-old boy in Dehat area of the district, police said in Etah on Tuesday. The accused lured the victim after promising her sweets and allegedly raped her late on Monday evening, in-charge of Dehat police station Padam Singh said. Police said the boy has...
  • 8-year-old minor girl killed in celebratory firing during marriage procession July 8, 2014

    An 8-year-old girl was killed allegedly in celebratory firing during a marriage procession in Hathras, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday night when the groom's father, Durgadutt Upadhaya, a BSP worker, fired from his licenced gun in Tabela gali while the marriage procession was on its way...
  • Watch: New 'Gone Girl' trailer ups the creep factor with Neil Patrick Harris as Desi July 8, 2014

    If you didn't get creeped out after watching the first trailer for 'Gone Girl' by Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, you will, after watching the second one. While the first one had a haunting rendition of the popular song 'She' by Richard Butler, this trailer has Neil Patrick Harris as...
  • Three persons arrested over gangraping 23-year-old girl July 6, 2014

    A 23-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped and threatened by three youths at Balwakheri village under Charthawal police station in the district, following which the accused were arrested, police said on Sunday. The incident took place on Saturday night when the accused, Sorabh, Mohit and Vipin barged into the girl's house and...
  • Gujarat's save girl campaign likely to be replicated at national level July 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The 'Beti Bachao Abhiyan' of Gujarat government could soon be replicated at the national level as the Union government feels it has been a success in improving the child sex ratio in the state. The Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry is mulling implementation of the Gujarat model...
  • 'Maybe I like dirt!' This little girl has Vine users laughing with her hilarious rant against parents who ask her to clean up her room July 1, 2014

    Five-year-old CeCe is already an Indternet star. Her Vine clip, posted by CeCeShow, has gone viral. She's been asked to clean her room by her parents. Can you blame her for this complete meltdown? "If you don't wanna come in, then don't come in...maybe I like dirt," she tells her...