YOUNGSTERS

  • Young Kashmiri Pandits weave different dreams, prioritise a good job over returning to homeland August 28, 2014

    Jammu: After 25 years of exile, young Kashmiri Pandits weave a different dream of a homeland. While elders discuss a painful exile from their homeland, young Kasmiri Pandits are aware of the suffering of the earlier generation but they seem detached from their roots, and not too keen to return to...
  • Indian Air Force to launch video game to attract youngsters June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Seeking to attract youth, the Air Force is all set to launch a video game called 'Guardians of the Sky' in which players can carry out virtual attacks on enemy targets flying a Su30MKI combat aircraft. "An IAF unit is developing a mobile gaming application called 'Guardians of the...
  • Bangalore: Five youngsters detained for circulating antiModi message on WhatsApp May 25, 2014

    Bangalore: Five students were on Saturday detained by Bangalore Police for allegedly circulating antiNarendra Modi messages on smartphone messenger WhatsApp. All the five youngsters hail from Bhatkal in Karnataka. While four of them were released on Sunday, one was handed over to Belgaum Police. An FIR has been registered against Waqas by...
  • Open Mike: What is young India's expectations from next PM? March 10, 2014

    In a special series 'Open Mike' ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections, CNN-IBN assesses young voters' mood and their expectations from the next PM. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visited Delhi University and asked young students if they would come out in large numbers and decide the fate of...
  • Youngsters feel deceived as Kejriwal steps down February 15, 2014

    The dramatic resignation of Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal as the Delhi Chief Minister has angered youngsters in metro cities like Kolkata and Jaipur who were expecting him to stay in power and bring about a change as promised. ...
  • Khadi industries can give jobs to youngsters in floodhit areas: Bahuguna November 21, 2013

    Khadi and other village based industries can play a pivotal role in providing employment to youths in disaster affected areas of Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna has said. Tourism which is the mainstay of the state's economy was hit hard by the June calamity which had rendered thousands of youth jobless,...
  • Delhi: Youngsters' choice may influence polls as first time voters double November 12, 2013

    New Delhi:: Youngsters' choice may turn out to be crucial for political parties in the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls as the number of first time voters has more than doubled from 98,000 during the municipal election in 2012 to over 3.5 lakh this year. In other words, the percentage of new...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 30, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Shinde wrong in singling out Muslims accused in terror related cases? September 30, 2013

    Union Home Minister Sushil Shinde has written a letter to all chief ministers on the issue of wrongful detention of Muslim youngsters in terror cases. Shinde's letter states that a number of cases have come to light which shows members of Muslim community have been wrongly picked up by police...
  • Freedom from Ageism: Age no Bar is a Myth in India August 27, 2013

    Some years ago, I found myself scrambling for scholarships to pursue a master's degree. At the age of 26, I realised that I was not eligible for most of them. I was too old. I also learnt that 26 was also too old to take up studying for a bachelor's...
  • Young but having body ache? It's Vitamin D deficiency November 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Does your teenage daughter often complain of backache and joint pain? Is your collegegoing cousin always lethargic? Vitamin D deficiency among youngsters, which causes such problems, is becoming common these days and is a growing health concern, doctors say. Vikas Ahluwalia, senior consultant of Internal Medicine at Max...
  • Half of the dieters give up after a month: Study November 5, 2012

    London: Nearly 50 per cent people cannot stick to a diet for more than a month, according to a new survey conducted in the UK. Around 28 per cent of young people embark on a new diet each month and 45 per cent of them give up their new eating...
  • 50 pc youngsters concerned about unflattering Facebook pics September 16, 2012

    London: More than half of youngsters say that friends seeing unflattering pictures of them on Facebook is one of the biggest concerns in their life, a new study has found. According to the study, four in ten youngsters worry about friends putting uncomplimentary photos of them on the site, with...
  • Pune: Underage drinking party busted August 27, 2012

    Pune: After receiving several complaints from parents of teenagers about their children attending parties where alcoholic drinks flow freely, the Social Security Cell of the police on Saturday night busted a booze binge at a wellknown lounge in Koregaon Park and found 700 to 800 underage partygoers. The police said...
  • Hyderabad: 'Buying pot is no big deal' July 14, 2012

    Hyderabad: Many middleclass and gullible parents were properly horrified these last few days after a few channels aired footage of youngsters dancing and smoking hookah. But youngsters seem least bothered with the police raids on hookah parlours. The reason is simple enough. In this Nawabi city, its pretty easy to...
  • 'You can't make youngsters like Test cricket' July 11, 2012

    New Delhi: There has been a raging debate whether the next crop of Indian youngsters are passionate enough about playing Test cricket but Sachin Tendulkar reckons that players cannot be forced into liking the longer format. "To make someone like Test cricket, it has to come from within. There is no...
  • Beer flows like water in Hyderabad May 21, 2012

    Hyderabad: Hyderabadis may be facing water woes but a good number of them, particularly youngsters with pocketful of money, are guzzling beer like theres no tomorrow. Beer sales, say wine dealers, are shooting up at the same pace as the mercury, creating new records. The dealers hold individual records, so...
  • Indian Revenue Service attracting bright youngsters: FM April 8, 2012

    Bangalore: Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) is attracting the country's most bright youngsters and maintained that Indian Foreign Service and Indian Administrative Service are no longer the only most soughtafter careers. Speaking after inaugurating the new campus of the Direct Taxes...
  • Young Indian batsmen lack patience: Gambhir April 1, 2012

    Mumbai: Opening batsman Gautam Gambhir has lamented the lack of patience among young Indian batsmen, in the wake of India's backtoback overseas whitewashes in Tests in England and Australia, and says the solution is to give under19 players early exposure to bouncy tracks. Gambhir suggested that the Board of Control...
  • Chappell gave youngsters their due: Raina November 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Former India coach Greg Chappell might have been forced to make an unceremonious exit after failing to produce desired results in the World Cup 2007, but Suresh Raina believes the Australian did a great service to Indian cricket as far as promoting youngsters is concerned. "Greg Chappell always ensured...
  • 'Say no to drug' marathon in J&K April 10, 2011

    The marathon was organised by the Army and over 7000 youngsters participated. ...
  • Ynot: Youngistan's take on CWG August 22, 2010

    On this episode of Ynot we take a look at what young India thinks of the much talked about Commonwealth Games. ...
  • Youth finds a new flavour in Carnatic music August 6, 2010

    Svanubhava is an effort by Carnatic musicians in Chennai to take classical art forms to youngsters so that the inclination of the younger generation towards traditional and classical art forms could be increased. Apart from concerts and dance performances, there are lectures and panel discussions and plays to help students...
  • 227 test positive for drugs in Juhu rave party case January 5, 2009

    Mumbai: At least 227 people, including 36 young girls, of the 246 people arrested in connection with the Juhu rave party in October last, have tested positive for drugs. Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Vishwas Nagare Patil said on Sunday they had taken samples of 231 youths including 36 girls...
  • Jaipur Cong roots for Youngistan, no place for elderly September 6, 2008

    Jaipur: When Jaipur PCC President, C P Joshi announced: "We want to create space for the new generation. So if the age is 70, please see to it that other candidate are younger than seventy should be recommended," it left many a party leader disgruntled. But the message is loud and...
  • Inflation plays spoilsport for foodies July 19, 2008

    New Delhi: The effect of inflation at a new high of 11.91 per cent are being felt by all, but those who dine out more often are the worst hit. While the effect is being felt by the Indian households, college goers, too, have now been forced to curb their...
  • Investment tips for young spendthrifts April 28, 2008

    New Delhi: Youngsters today love to splurge with no liabilities and they never fall short of options to spend their hardearned money. Even with all the expenditures there are a few investment mantras for people who don't have the word 'saving' in their dictionary. Samrat Gautam is a young salaried employee...
  • Mumbai youngsters gearing up to clean the city March 15, 2008

    Mumbai: Mumbai youngsters are gearing up for a unique campaign to clean up the city's streets. A youngster casually throws a crumpled ball of paper and 17yearold Eshan is into action. He makes the man clean up. ...
  • We're onlookers, did no wrong: Molestation accused January 9, 2008

    New Delhi: The 14 youngsters arrested in the Juhu molestation case were released on bail on Wednesday. Addressing the media on their release from the Arthur Road Jail , the accused claimed they have been framed in the case. They even pieced together some evidence in their defense. They claimed...
  • Why is sex education important for youngsters? July 28, 2007

    New Delhi: The CBSE may be shying away from explicit diagrams in adolescent manuals, but are we actually harming our teenagers by not telling them the facts of life straight off? I have an elder sister, three years elder, when she was in the 8th standard, our school had introduced...