Grandparents

  • Indian man sneaks into Pakistan to visit grandparents' graves 25-10-2013 04:03 PM

    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...
  • Man kills 8-yr-old daughter for her disinterest in studies 27-07-2013 12:22 AM

    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...
  • Grandparents are the 'key to human success' 25-07-2011 01:55 PM

    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 -...
  • Are grandparents safer drivers than mom and dad? 19-07-2011 12:31 PM

    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...