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  • Nursery admissions: Parents distressed as HC stays draw of lots 24-03-2014 10:49 AM

    New Delhi: Anxiety and tension deepens for parents as nursery admissions in Delhi continue to be in limbo. The process of drawing lots has now been stayed by the High Court, an order which has distressed parents. "I had taken offs, filled forms and now I am not sure if...
  • Norwegian 10-year-old who claimed he was a dwarf drives off with second car in two weeks 26-02-2014 04:59 PM

    A 10-year-old Norwegian boy who took his parents' car for a joyride last week, claiming he was a dwarf who forgot his driver's license, has hit the road again. This time he took off in the car of a relative the family was visiting and managed to drive about 30...
  • 26 ways Indian parents can embarrass you in front of your friends, strangers and family and basically make you wish you weren't born 26-02-2014 11:36 AM

    It's a fact. All of us have been embarrassed by our parents at some point or the other just as they have been embarrassed by us many many times. Whether it's their out-of-touch habits or their trying to be 'cool' in front of your friends, our desi parents can basically...
  • US President Barack Obama says if his daughters get tattoos, 'we will too' 11-02-2014 12:27 PM

    Need parenting advice? US President Barack Obama seems to know it all. When asked if his daughters immediately term everything he likes 'un-cool', he says he has told them that if they ever decide to go get a tattoo, he and Michelle Obama will follow suit. See his full response...
  • A new app that helps parents communicate better with kids 02-02-2014 04:00 PM

    London: A new smartphone app that can help parents communicate better with their tots by offering them cues in real time has been developed. The smartphone-based system listens to and analyses the conversation between parents and their child. It then gives parents clinically relevant nudges to guide the interaction and...
  • 40 per cent parents learn how to use technology from kids 26-01-2014 05:51 PM

    Washington: Scientists have found that between 30 to 40 per cent of parents learn how to use the computer and Internet from their children. Researchers from University Diego Portales in Santiago, Chile, conducted in-depth interviews with 14 parent/child sets and surveyed 242 parent/child sets. They found that youth influence their...
  • Parents of a 10-year-old boy believe that exposure to WiFi killed their son 29-12-2013 03:49 PM

    Melbourne: Parents of a ten-year-old boy in New Zealand, who died of brain cancer earlier this year, believe that exposure to WiFi may have killed their son. Parents of Ethan Wyman, who died 11 months after being diagnosed with two brain tumours, want WiFi removed from classrooms at Te Horo...
  • China to triple compensation for parents losing only child 26-12-2013 05:02 PM

    China is to more than triple the amount of compensation that some parents get if their only child dies, the health and family planning agency said on Thursday, in the latest sign of a more lenient stand on an uncompromising population policy. China's childless parents are emblematic of the problems...
  • Delhi: Parents welcome new nursery guidelines, school authorities unhappy 19-12-2013 01:20 PM

    New nursery admission guidelines announced in the city have been welcomed by parents but have left school authorities miffed over abolishment of management quota. Schools are also unhappy over fixed points system and the preference being given to children living within a distance of six km from the school. According...
  • S**t Indian parents say 16-12-2013 01:27 PM

    'We know what's best for you', 'You all have it too easy, we had nothing in our time', 'Whatever happens, happens for the best'...and it can go on and on. Most things Indian parents say are devoid of any logic and reasoning. And, you can't blame everything on a generation...
  • CJ Show: A conversation with Braveheart’s parents 15-12-2013 03:55 PM

    A year after the grisly Delhi rape incident, Nirbhaya's parents talk to CNN-IBN's senior editor Anubha Bhonsle on what it's like to loose a daughter. They also remember her final days in hospital and appeal for justice to Nirbhaya. ...
  • December 16 gangrape: Victim's parents in SC for juvenile's trial in court 30-11-2013 03:59 PM

    Parents of the December 16 gangrape victim have moved the Supreme Court seeking directions to put one of the accused who was then a minor on trial by a criminal court by quashing a law which bans such prosecution of juveniles. The juvenile, who was six months short of 18...
  • No telecast of Sachin match on DD, Prasar Bharati asks amendments in rules 15-11-2013 10:02 PM

    With Doordarshan missing out the telecast of cricket great Sachin Tendulkar's last two tests due to present rules of coverage, Prasar Bharati has written to the Information and Broadcasting Ministry seeking immediate amendment of these for the benefit of fans. In a communication to the ministry, Prasar Bharati has sought...
  • J&K: Girl's parents threatened to withdraw statement against policemen 17-09-2013 07:36 PM

    The parents of a minor girl who was allegedly gangraped by three policeman said they are being threatened. The parents claimed that they have been asked to withdraw their statement and are not being allowed to visit the girl. ...
  • Delhi: 6 people including 4 friends arrested in NRI youth Anmol's death 16-09-2013 11:08 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi police on Monday arrested six people in the mysterious death of NRI student Anmol Sarna on Friday night in South Delhi. The six people include four of his friend and the other two are the guards of the apartment at which Sarna died - South Park...
  • NRI youth death: Anmol's parents search for answers 16-09-2013 08:44 PM

    New Delhi: Two days after the mysterious death of NRI student Anmol Sarna in South Delhi, his parents were still searching for answers. They clearly blamed his friends with whom he was partying on Friday night. There has been no leads in the investigations into the murder of NRI student...
  • Watch: Parents ransack Kolkata school over student's death 12-09-2013 07:30 PM

    An 11-year-old student died in Christ Church School after she was allegedly bullied by her seniors who locked her in the school toilet. Hundreds of parents ransacked the school, broke furniture and vandalised school records. ...
  • Kolkata school principal agrees to resign over student's death 12-09-2013 07:18 PM

    Kolkata: The principal of Christ Church school on thursday agreed to resign over an 11-year-old student's death. Parents are, however, demanding that the principal Helen Sarakar must submit her resignation on the school's letter head. Hundreds of parents ransacked the school by breaking furniture and vandalising school records earlier today....
  • Kolkata: Parents force principal to apologise over student's death 12-09-2013 04:52 PM

    Kolkata: The principal of the Christ Church School in Kolkata on Thursday was forced to apologise after an 11-year-old died under mysterious circumstances. Hundreds of parents ransacked the school in Dum Dum and demanded the arrest of the school principal Helen Sarkar for dereliction of duty. The principal later apologised...
  • Parents ransack school after class 5 student dies 12-09-2013 12:39 PM

    Kolkata: Hundreds of parents ransacked the Christ Church School in Kolkata on Thursday where an 11-year-old had died under mysterious circumstances. The parents demanded immediate identification of the senior students who allegedly bullied the victim, a student of class 5, last week and locked her up inside a toilet. The...
  • Two youths allegedly sodomise a 12-year-old boy at gunpoint 31-08-2013 06:49 AM

    A 12-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by two youths in the Pilkhua area of Hapur in Ghaziabad, police said. The boy was allegedly abused by the duo on last Sunday and was threatened at gunpoint by the accused, identified as his neighbour Mohit and a local tough Sooraj, against speaking...
  • Students were asked to remove bracelet, kripan to take test, say parents 20-08-2013 02:55 AM

    Parents of some Sikh students have alleged that their children were asked to remove religious symbols like kirpan and kada (bracelet) to gain entry at some centres in Chandigarh for the PGIMER entrance test. The candidates, who also included girls, were later allowed to take the test yesterday and were...
  • China mulling relaxation of one-child policy: Official 03-08-2013 06:30 PM

    Beijing: Facing a demographic crisis with an ageing population, China is mulling a move to further relax its one-child policy by permitting couples to have a second child if either the husband or wife hails from a one-child family. According to the current policy, both father and mother must be...
  • Parenting is changing its face due to new lifestyle: Shyama Chona 16-07-2013 05:08 PM

    The recent incident in Gurgaon where school children were caught drinking at a pub puts the focus on teenage drinking in India. Who are to blame for this and what can be done? Educationist Shyma Chona joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Ma'am, Life is not...
  • Lohan's parents advised to attend therapy sessions 12-05-2013 11:03 AM

    London: Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan's parents Dina and Michael have reportedly been advised to attend regular therapy sessions at the Betty Ford Center to help their daughter's recovery. The 26-year-old had checked into the clinic to honour the court-ordered 90-day stay at the rehab, reported Contactmusic. "Families are encouraged to...
  • Kerala: Parents allow 9-year-old son to drive Ferrari 29-04-2013 02:16 PM

    New Delhi: Charges have been filed against a man who allowed his 9-year-old son to drive his Ferrari, Kerala Police said on Monday. Mohammed Nisham was charged with endangering the life of a child and allowing a minor to drive, said Inspector MV Verghese. Nisham's wife filmed the boy driving...