Teenagers

  • Teenage girl's iphone 5C catches fire in her pocket 04-02-2014 02:47 PM

    Maine: The "stop, drop and roll" mantra came in handy for a Maine eighth-grader when her cellphone caught fire in her pocket at school. Kennebunk middle school Principal Jeff Rodman tells The Portland Press Herald that the girl heard a popping sound Friday morning and smoke started billowing around her....
  • 3 teenagers run over by goods train due to dense fog 17-12-2013 08:15 AM

    Three teenagers were killed after being run over by a goods train due to dense fog near Maghera crossing in Mathura on Monday morning. Yogendra (15), Gautam (15) Pankaj (14) were walking on the rail track near Maghera crossing and could not spot the train moving towards Delhi due to...
  • US teen sentenced to 15 years for Indian-American's murder 16-11-2013 08:11 PM

    A US teenager has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for beating to death an Indian-American computer scientist in 2010. New Brunswick State Superior Court Judge Bradley Ferencz sentenced Julian Daley to the maximum of 15 years in prison on charges of aggravated manslaughter and conspiracy to commit aggravated...
  • Facebook lifts restriction, users under 18 can now share with public 17-10-2013 06:21 AM

    San Francisco: Facebook removed a restriction for users under 18 that previously limited who could see their online postings from photos to musings on the world-wide social network. The No.1 online social network said that teenagers would now be able to manually alter the setting and share information with the...
  • Facebook apologizes, bans advertiser who used photo of dead teenager 19-09-2013 11:15 AM

    Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Wednesday it has banned an advertiser that used photographs of a deceased Canadian bullying victim in an ad for an online dating website. A Facebook user noticed the ad, which featured a photo of Rehtaeh Parsons, a 17-year-old Halifax girl who died after a suicide...
  • Haryana CM to reward village boy selected for NASA astronaut programme 14-09-2013 09:18 AM

    A teenaged village boy, selected by US' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for its astronaut training programme, will be rewarded by the Haryana government, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said on Friday. The Haryana government will honour Ashish Kumar with its Pratibha Samman, said Hooda, adding he will also...
  • Body of teenaged girl found; 22-year-old commits suicide 03-09-2013 01:07 PM

    Body of a 19-year-old girl was found on Fulat-Khatili road near Khatoli in the district, police said on Tuesday. Police suspect that she was allegedly stoned to death by some persons on Monday. The body of the unidentified girl has been sent for postmortem, they added. In another incident, a...
  • Sexual assault case: Even Buddha faced such allegations, says Asaram 24-08-2013 08:25 AM

    Ahmedabad: Equating his case to lord Buddha, self proclaimed godman Asaram has denied allegations of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl saying, "Even lord Buddha had to face such allegations. I'm innocent. If I'm guilty, then prove it." A case has been registered against Asaram following a complaint by the teenager...
  • Supreme Court stays execution of two rape-cum-murder convicts 21-08-2013 03:59 PM

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the execution of two death row convicts in Karnataka scheduled for Thursday even as one of them allegedly attempted to commit suicide in jail. Shivu Munishetti and Jadeswamy Rangashetti, who had been sentenced to death for brutally raping and murdering a teenaged girl in...
  • British court denies bail plea of teenage girl charged with Sikh man's assault 20-08-2013 04:14 PM

    A British court has rejected the bail plea of a teenage girl caught on video punching a 80-year-old Sikh man in the face and shoving him to the ground. Coral Millerchip, 19, was arrested on Friday and charged with assault of the man at Coventry, a city northwest of London.The...
  • Man jailed for sexually assaulting teenage daughter 19-08-2013 04:05 PM

    A man, who had sexually assaulted his teenage daughter for the past three years, has been jailed for five years by a Delhi court which termed it "an unfortunate case". "This is an unfortunate case wherein an adolescent girl aged about 15 years levelled the allegations of sexual assault against...
  • British teen arrested for assaulting elderly Sikh man 17-08-2013 05:32 PM

    A teenage British girl has been arrested for assaulting an 80-year-old Sikh man after a video of the incident went viral online. The elderly victim was punched in the face and shoved to the ground. His turban fell off and the attack left him with a bloodied nose and black...
  • Teenager trapped in lift rescued after cutting its doors open 17-08-2013 03:17 AM

    A teenage girl was trapped in a lift for more than three hours, before she was rescued and admitted to a hospital in Thane in an unconcious condition, fire brigade sources said. Pooja Jadhav (15) who resides on the seventh floor of the BSUP Housing Complex in the Tulsidham locality...
  • 42-year-old man arrested for raping teenage daughter over past four years 11-08-2013 12:24 AM

    Delhi: A 42-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping his teenage daughter over the past four years in Karawal Nagar area of North East Delhi, police said on Saturday. The incident came to light when the man tried to rape his other daughter on Friday night and she reported...
  • Teenager throws acid at eight-year-old boy over minor scuffle 29-07-2013 06:07 PM

    An eight-year-old boy was in a critical condition on Monday after his 15-year-old neighbour threw a bottle of acid over him after a minor scuffle, police said. The incident took place in the Lavkush area of Ghazipur in the trans-Gomti area.Tushar, son of a sanitary worker, was playing outside the...
  • Three arrested for forcing teenage girl into flesh trade 28-07-2013 12:57 AM

    Three persons, including two women, were on Saturday arrested in Bikaner for allegedly forcing a teenage girl hailing from Uttar Pradesh into prostitution. The 16-year-old, who hails from Varanasi, had come alone to Jaipur for treatment a couple of weeks back, said SHO Prashant Kaushik. During her stay in the...
  • Teenage boy rapes six-year-old girl in school campus; arrested 26-07-2013 06:05 PM

    A six-year-old girl, who had recently joined a government primary school, was allegedly raped by a 15-year-old boy in the school campus at Jwab village in the district, police said on Friday. The incident took place yesterday when the little girl went to the school, where she got admission on...
  • Hyderabad: Teenager falls into a pothole, dies after bus runs over her 24-07-2013 01:30 PM

    Hyderabad: A 17-year-old girl died after she fell off a scooter into a pothole and was run over by a bus in Hyderabad on Wednesday. The incident took place when Riya Gudial was pillion riding with a friend and the front tyre of the two-wheeler skidded into a pothole on...
  • 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...
  • I was 18 when I discovered that I've stage fright: Salma Hayek 14-07-2013 11:56 AM

    Los Angeles: During her teenage days, actress Salma Hayek was so scared of performing on stage in front of people in her native Mexico, that she tried to even run away once. "I was 18 and I was playing Jasmine in a production of 'Aladdin' for children, and it didn't...
  • Pakistani teenage activist Malala addresses UN on her 16th birthday 13-07-2013 10:38 AM

    Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai addressed the United Nations on her 16th birthday and said the Taliban can not silence women in Afghanistan. She said Mahatma Gandhi and Mother Teresa are her inspirations and added that she wanted to end child labour in India. ...
  • Mumbai: Teenager mows down 3-year-old, arrested 18-06-2013 08:45 AM

    Goregaon: A 3-year-old girl was run over and killed in Goregaon by a car allegedly being driven by a teenager. The incident took place on Monday night at suburban Goregaon near Hypercity mall. The minor, identified as Lado Gupta, was run over allegedly by the vehicle of Raunak Desai. 19-year-old...
  • Teen rape survivor moves HC, says govt should raise her child 08-06-2013 07:29 AM

    New Delhi: All of 19, a teenaged girl was abandoned by her family after being raped by a neighbour last year. Weak and helpless in the ninth month of her pregnancy, she wants the state to take care of her child. "I've no money or means to support the child....
  • US: Bail denied to teen accused of Facebook terror post 25-05-2013 06:35 AM

    Boston: A judge denied bail on Friday to a Massachusetts teenager who was arrested on terrorism charges after posting lyrics on his Facebook page suggesting he could do worse than the Boston Marathon bombers. Cameron D'Ambrosio, an 18-year-old aspiring rapper from Methuen, about 30 miles (50 km) north of Boston,...
  • Have made the film 'Gippi' for love, not for money: Sonam Nair 10-05-2013 04:31 PM

    Director Sonam Nair joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on her new film 'Gippi'. Q. Why you tried to explore this type of movies..movies on teenage are hardly made in Bollywood? Asked by: Kabirr A. I think teen years are the best years of our lives, and also the most...
  • UK: Mother forces adopted 14-year-old to get pregnant 30-04-2013 08:16 AM

    London: A woman desperate for another child forced her 14-year-old daughter to get pregnant using syringes of donor sperm, a British judge said. In a ruling reported for the first time on Monday, High Court judge Peter Jackson said the mother had behaved in "a wicked and selfish way" that...
  • Lowering age of consent will lead to teenage pregnancies: SAD 18-03-2013 05:37 PM

    The key sticking point of lowering the age of consent for sex may have been solved with the government agreeing to keep it at 18 years. ...