Grandparents

  • 'Nobody in the world makes food better than grandma.' 15 reasons why your grandparents are the best people you've ever met 12 hours 34 minutes ago

    The most interesting stories you heard in your childhood came from your grandparents. From teaching you how to write to carrying you on your shoulders around the house, they've done it all. They have always been the people you run to when your parents unleash their wrath on you. From...
  • Indian man sneaks into Pakistan to visit grandparents' graves October 25, 2013

    A middle-aged man from Rajasthan badly injured himself while sneaking into Pakistan's Sindh province, unnoticed by border guards of both countries, to visit the graves of his paternal grandparents. The man, identified as 50-year-old Abu Bakar, is reportedly afflicted by a mental disorder, the Dawn newspaper reported on Friday. He was...
  • Man kills 8-yr-old daughter for her disinterest in studies July 27, 2013

    A man has been arrested for allegedly beating his eight-year-old daughter to death in Bangalore with a roller for her disinterest in studies, police said. Satyanarayan Singh had recently brought back his daughter to the city from Shimoga where she was staying with her maternal grandparents after the death of...
  • Google fast replacing grandparents as 'advice guru' February 28, 2013

    London: Modern-day kids are increasingly turning to the Internet to solve queries about simple chores rather than seeking advice from their experienced grandparents, a new UK survey has claimed. Older generations are being replaced by Google, Wikipedia and YouTube, with their grandchildren searching online to solve queries about basic chores,...
  • US restricts access of Indian couple to their son September 9, 2012

    Kolkata: In a re-run of the Norway custody battle, US authorities have restricted access of an Indian couple to their one-year-old son. The US authorities took the step after the child allegedly fell from his bed and suffered injury. The child is now in hospital. The parents say a child protection...
  • Norway NRI case: Envoy visit is reassuring, say grandparents February 28, 2012

    The grandparents of the children met External Affairs Minister SM Krishna on Tuesday to convey their concerns. CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat accompanied them. ...
  • Norway kids' grandparents happy with Govt's efforts February 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The row involving the custody of the 2 Indian children in Norway continues to drag on. The children's grandparents along with CPM Politburo leader Brinda Karat on Tuesday met External Affairs Minister SM Krishna at his residence in Delhi. A Norway court set March 23 as the date...
  • Grandparents are the 'key to human success' July 25, 2011

    London: They not only pamper their grandchildren with cuddles and cakes, and offer good advice, but grandparents are also the key to the evolution of human civilisation, say researchers. A number of recent studies have highlighted how helpful it was to have older people around during early human development - in...
  • Are grandparents safer drivers than mom and dad? July 19, 2011

    Chicago: Kids may be safest in cars when grandma or grandpa are driving instead of mom or dad, according to study results that even made the researchers do a double-take. "We were surprised to discover that the injury rate was considerably lower in crashes where grandparents were the drivers," said Dr....
  • School boy attacks grandparents over father's suicide January 22, 2009

    Kolkata: An armed school student went berserk in Kolkata, injuring his maternal grand parents and aunt. Initial reports say that he was depressed and wanted to avenge his father's suicide for which he held his maternal grandparents responsible. The student of Class VIII of a school visited his grandparents on Chetla Road...
  • Four-year-old girl freed after 50 days in jail November 21, 2008

    Bhubaneswar: A four-year-old girl who languished for about 50 days in an Orissa jail was freed on Friday, jail officials said. Her father and grandparents had been charged with her mother's death and kept in jail, so she had nowhere else to go. Kandhai Sahoo was lodged in the sub jail...
  • Kids safe and secure with grandparents around November 3, 2008

    Washington: Kids are safe, secure and protected from injuries when grandparents are around, a boon for working parents, according to a new study. Compared to organised daycare or care by the mother or other relatives, having a grandmother watch a child was associated with a decreased risk of injury for the...
  • Girl child rescued after being buried alive by kin July 6, 2007

    New Delhi: A two-day-old baby girl has been rescued from a sandpit in Mehbubnagar in Andhra Pradesh, after she was allegedly buried alive. Police say the baby's maternal grandparents tried to bury her alive. The baby's grandfather is reported to have told the police that he did it because he...