Teens

  • Suspected revenge killing sparks Jerusalem clashes July 2, 2014

    Jerusalem: The suspected abduction of an Arab teen followed by the discovery of a body in Jerusalem on Wednesday ignited clashes between Israeli police and stone-throwing Palestinians, who saw it as a revenge attack for the killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said authorities...
  • Israel launches Gaza air strike after bodies of 3 missing teens found July 1, 2014

    Jerusalem: Israel bombed dozens of sites in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, striking at Hamas after finding the bodies of three missing teenagers whose abduction and killing it blames on the Palestinian Islamist group. Israel's security cabinet, which held an emergency session late on Monday and was due to meet again...
  • 2 Palestinians killed as Israel searches for teens June 22, 2014

    Jerusalem: Israel's military says troops have shot dead one Palestinian, and a Palestinian medical official says another was killed, as the army searches for three missing teens and looks to dismantle the Islamic militant group Hamas. The army says a Palestinian man in the Nablus area approached soldiers in a...
  • Netanyahu speaks to Abbas about three abducted Israeli teens June 17, 2014

    Jerusalem: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday and said he expected him to help in efforts to find three Israeli teenagers abducted in the occupied West Bank. "I expect you to help in the return of the kidnapped youngsters and in catching the abductors," a...
  • US teens are drinking less, texting more: Study June 15, 2014

    New York: American teens are smoking less, drinking less and fighting less. But they're texting behind the wheel and spending a lot of time on video games and computers, according to the government's latest study of worrisome behaviour. Generally speaking, the news is good. Most forms of drug use, weapons use...
  • Why young people share almost everything online May 8, 2014

    New York: Danah Boyd has made a name for herself at the research division of Microsoft for painstaking work examining social media, Big Data and the tension between public and private lives, but it's her teens'-eye view of the digital world that sets her apart. Now, Boyd has written her first...
  • US teen posts video 'Me driving like an idiot' on YouTube showing him crashing into multiple cars, arrested May 7, 2014

    A US teen has been arrested after posting a video of himself titled 'Me driving like an idiot' on YouTube that showed him crashing into multiple cars. Eighteen-year-old Robert Kelley from Florida was charged with two counts of leaving the scene of a crash with injuries after posting the video clip...
  • Watch plane stowaway Yahya Abdi's unbelievable story: Hawaii releases video showing the teen hopping from a jet's wheel well May 7, 2014

    The security footage looks unassuming at first: a Hawaiian Airlines jet parked at a gate at the Maui airport under overcast skies, and workers going through their regular routine. Then, the 15-year-old's legs dangle briefly from the plane's belly and he drops to the concrete. Hawaii transportation officials released video Tuesday...
  • US: 14 teens break into mansion, charged for $ 1 million damage March 19, 2014

    Authorities have filed criminal charges against 14 teenagers who allegedly broke into a Southern California mansion and held a party that caused more than USD 1 million in damage and losses, including the theft of a stuffed snow leopard. Los Angeles County prosecutors announced the charges on Tuesday. Authorities say the...
  • 16-year-old boy robs bank in Germany with fake gun January 27, 2014

    A 16-year-old boy held up a bank in Germany with his toy gun before making off with a four-figure sum, but was quickly arrested while trying to flee on a bicycle. The teenager tried to escape to Austria after robbing the bank in the Bavarian town of Bad Fuessing, southern Germany,...
  • I can't wait to have a beautiful wife and little kids: Justin Bieber August 23, 2013

    London: Teen pop star Justin Bieber can't wait to get married but insists he is not forcing things along and is waiting for fate to take control. The 19-year-old singer, who is known for his on/off relationship with Selena Gomez, admits his main priority in the future is to settle...
  • FBI probes nude photo extortion of Miss Teen USA August 17, 2013

    The FBI is investigating allegations that the newly crowned Miss Teen USA was the victim of someone who hacked into a webcam in her Southern California bedroom several months ago in an attempt to extort nude photographs from her. Agents believe they have identified the person behind the alleged "sextortion"...
  • 'Twilight Saga', 'One Direction' big winners at Teen Choice Awards August 12, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part II' and British boy band One Direction were among the big winners at the Teen Choice Awards. The final movie in the popular vampire franchise picked up seven prizes at the ceremony held in the Gibson Amphitheatre here, reported Us magazine. The...
  • Delhi: Teen beaten to death by friends for refusing money for smoking August 11, 2013

    New Delhi: A 16-year-old boy was beaten to death by three of his juvenile friends after he complained to an accused's mother about their bid to extort money for smoking, police said Sunday. Sandeep, a Class 9 student, was assaulted in Pandav Nagar in east Delhi Saturday night, police said. Sandeep,...
  • Hyderabad pothole menace: Municipality says roads can be repaired only when rains subside July 24, 2013

    The Hyderabad municipality has said that it will not be able to repair the pothole unless the rains subside. The municipality's announcement came after 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. ...
  • Madhuri Dixit gears up for debut performance at IIFA June 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Known for her iconic dance moves, Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit is all set to make her debut at the IIFA and says she is very excited about it. The 14th edition of Videocon DDB IIFA (International Indian Film Academy) weekend will start July 4 and the actress will perform on...
  • 'Fukrey' earns Rs 5.72 crore in two days June 16, 2013

    New Delhi: It seems director Mrighdeep Singh Lamba's 'Fukrey' is receiving the positive word of mouth publicity. The business of the film on Saturday escalated and is likely to be better on Sunday. Trade analyst and film critic Taran Adarsh tweeted about the film's collection on the first two days...
  • Teens migrating to Twitter, complain about too much drama on Facebook May 22, 2013

    Washington: Twitter is booming as a social media destination for teenagers who complain about too many adults and too much drama on Facebook, according to a new study published Tuesday about online behaviour. It said teens are sharing more personal information about themselves even as they try to protect their...
  • Haryana: Scolded by foster parents, teen ends life May 21, 2013

    Jind: A teenage girl allegedly committed suicide after she was scolded by her foster parents, who had objected to her talking to a friend over cellphone. The 16-year-old had consumed some poisonous substance on May 19, police said. The girl was taken to a hospital in a serious condition where she...
  • 43 per cent of US teens text while driving: Study May 6, 2013

    Washington: Forty-three per cent of US high school students admit to texting while driving - a "national epidemic" in the country - according to a new study. More than four in 10 of high school students of driving age, who were surveyed in 2011, reported texting while driving at least...
  • UK: Mother forces adopted 14-year-old to get pregnant April 30, 2013

    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...
  • Depressed over exam performance, teen ends life March 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Allegedly depressed because of her poor show in a board exam, a class 12 student committed suicide in Delhi on Friday , police said. Kalpana, 19, residing in east Delhi's Usmanpur area had not performed well in her accounts exam held on Friday and feared that she might fail. According...
  • Record bosses warn Justin Bieber after concert fiasco March 8, 2013

    London: Teen pop sensation Justin Bieber was warned for his behaviour via a 20-minute Skype chat by furious record label bosses. Bieber recently arrived two hours late for a concert in London. The 19-year-old Canadian singer was ordered to a 5 pm conference call by Universal chiefs following the PR fiasco...
  • Snapshot: Meet Miss India USA, Miss Teen USA 2013 February 27, 2013

    Priyam Bhargava (L) and Akshaya Vijay Kumar pose for photographs after they were declared Miss India USA 2013 and Miss Teen USA 2013 at a beauty pageant in New Jersey on Sunday. PTI Photo. ...
  • Teen who performed at Obama's inaugural event shot dead January 31, 2013

    Chicago: A 15-year-old girl who had performed in US President Barack Obama's inauguration festivities is the latest face on the ever-increasing homicide toll in the President's hometown, killed in a Chicago park as she talked with friends by a gunman who apparently was not even aiming at her. Chicago police...
  • Mumbai: 19-year-old stabbed to death by 5 December 6, 2012

    Mumbai: A day after a Punjab policeman was murdered in full public view for raising voice against men who misbehaved with his daughter, another brutal murder has come to light. A 19-year-old boy was stabbed to death by five people in Mumbai - four of the boys are minors. The victim,...
  • Headmaster of tribal residential school rapes class X girl November 26, 2012

    Bhawanipatna (Odisha): Headmaster of a tribal residential school was arrested for allegedly raping a 10th class girl student in Odisha's Kalahandi district, police said on Monday. The accused headmaster, Nakul Sabar, of Ampani Sevashram was also placed under suspension after obtaining permission from higher authorities, District Welfare Officer (DWO) SK...
  • Teenage art lovers may become more depressed: Study November 26, 2012

    Washington: Teens involved in activities such as music, drama and painting after school may become more depressed or sadder than peers who are not so inclined, says a new study. While girls were more likely to take part in the arts after school and reported somewhat greater degree of blues...
  • 'Lovetorn', an Indian Cinderella in Los Angeles November 23, 2012

    Bareilly to Beverly Hills is the journey sixteen-year-old Shalini Agarwal makes when her father moves to a new job in Los Angeles. And that journey, along with the changes it brings for Shalini and her family, is what Kavita Daswani's 'Lovetorn' is about. This book reads like the script of a...