Three drown in separate incidents

Three instances of drowning of teenagers, including a girl, in separate incidents were reported on Saturday and Sunday.

published on : 27th May 2019

Teenage girl raped in Jammu, accused held

In her statement, the girl said she was abducted by the youth when she was heading to here residence from central university Vijaypur.

published on : 18th May 2019

Bengaluru: 14-year-old electrocuted, suffers 40% burns

A 14-year-old boy sustained severe injuries after he came in contact with a live wire on his neighbour’s terrace in Mathikere on Tuesday.

published on : 17th May 2019

Teen pregnancy major challenge in India, strongly linked to child stunting: Study 

The study found that stunting and underweight prevalence were 10 percentage points higher in children born to adolescent mothers than in children born to adult mothers.

published on : 14th May 2019

Nepal stumped as Class 4 and Class 5 students become parents

The child's 13-year-old father Ramesh Tamang, a class Vth student, fell in love with IVth grader Pabitra Tamang who then quit her studies.

published on : 9th May 2019

Teens desire to rebel may be used to make them give up junk food 

Researchers found that reframing how students view food-marketing campaigns can spur adolescents, particularly boys, to make healthier daily dietary choices for an extended period of time.

published on : 16th April 2019

Lack of nutritious food hampers learning in Indian teens: Study

Food insecurity in mid-childhood and early adolescence were associated with impaired ability in maths and English.

published on : 11th April 2019

Minor girl found dead in boys’ toilet in Tamil Nadu

Parents suspect incident to be fallout of an argument she had with a bunch of boys in the school.

published on : 4th April 2019

Brides of Despair

The kidnapping, conversion and marriage of two Hindu girls in Sindh province forced the Pak govt to act against the scourge. Protecting women and children from religious barbarity could be a long haul

published on : 31st March 2019

Father of UK teen Shamima Begum who joined IS says don't scrap British citizenship

Begum, now 19, resurfaced at a refugee camp in Syria and told reporters recently that she wants to come home.

published on : 6th March 2019

UK teen who joined Islamic State has baby in Syria

The family's lawyer said 19-year-old Shamima Begum and the baby are in good health.

published on : 17th February 2019

Pakistan frees teenager from Assam as goodwill gesture

Describing it as a goodwill gesture, Pakistani authorities said the Pakistan Rangers who had apprehended the 16-year-old had alerted India’s Border Security Force and initiated an enquiry at the time.

published on : 14th February 2019

Teenaged couple from Kerala commit suicide by jumping before train

The couple, aged 19 and 18, decided to take the extreme step as their parents opposed the relationship, police said.

published on : 1st February 2019

Over half of teenage sexual assault victims are SCs, STs

Through the first-of-its-kind research, the laboratory found crimes — sexual assault and rape are common causes for teenage pregnancies in Telangana.

published on : 25th January 2019

Hyderabad: Van driver gets life term in student rape case

In April 2014, D Balaraju kidnapped the girl and took her to his friend’s room at  Rajendra Nagar on his bike. In the room, he forcefully had intercourse with her several times.

published on : 22nd January 2019
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