Gujarat: Two cops suspended for beating up Dalit teenager; state has low conviction rate under SC/ST Act

The deputy superintendent of police (DSP) has ordered an inquiry into the incident.

published on : 28th January 2023

US: 2 students killed, man hurt in Des Moines shooting

Three people were arrested shortly after the shooting at the educational program called Starts Right Here, police said.

published on : 24th January 2023

Drug controller says didn’t ban condom, but only wanted students counselled

Doctors and psychologists also said that the right age to be indulging in sexual activities is a social concept.

published on : 21st January 2023

Contraceptive ban for teens may lead to unwanted pregnancies: Experts

He however added that from population control and spread of STIs point of view, the KDCD supports use of condoms among adults.

published on : 20th January 2023

Helping find one's feet

So far, Anaya has helped over 400 women with access to financial literacy and inclusion. Most of them are domestic workers, especially in urban societies

published on : 15th January 2023

Teenage girl gang-raped in Maharashtra's Palghar, eight held

A case of gang-rape has been registered against the accused at Satpati police station, a spokesperson of Palghar district rural police said, adding that the victim was around 16 years old.

published on : 18th December 2022

Sudeep unveils 'Yaake Sikke' song from 'Padavi Poorva'

The song composed by Arjun Janya, and choreographed by Dhananjay, is picturised by cinematographer Santhosh Rai Pathaje and Yogaraj Bha has penned the lyrics.

published on : 16th December 2022

Speed stunt kills Chennai teens, video goes viral  

A small camera, attached to the helmet, which the teens wanted to use to make a video of their high-speed ride, also captured their fatal crash.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Selfie desire kills four teenage girls in Belagavi

According to the sources, a group of 40 girls who are studying at the Bashiban Madarsa school in Belagavi went for a weekend picnic to the Kirwad dam.

published on : 26th November 2022

Twin blasts shake Jerusalem, killing teen and wounding 18

The victim was identified as Aryeh Schupak, 15, a Canadian-Israeli teenager who was heading to a Jewish seminary when the blast went off, according to a notice announcing his death.

published on : 24th November 2022

Ranked last, healthcare in Tenkasi cries for attention

Around 1,500 pregnant women require Ante-Natal Care (ANC) each month across the district.

published on : 17th November 2022

3 out of every 5 child brides went through teenage pregnancy: Report

The study claimed that only 16 per cent parents and parents-in-law and 34 per cent of child brides or grooms are aware of the negative consequences of child marriage.

published on : 15th November 2022

Nonprofit’s work ‘far more important’ after Roe: Jane Fonda

Fonda, 84, founded the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention in 1995 when she lived in Atlanta and when Georgia had the highest teenage birth rate in the United States.

published on : 10th November 2022

NHRC seeks action taken report on pregnant teenager's death in Odisha

The incident has sparked massive outrage.

published on : 3rd November 2022

Michigan teen pleads guilty to killing 4 in school shooting

Ethan Crumbley, 16, pleaded guilty to all 24 charges, nearly a year after the attack at Oxford High School in southeastern Michigan. 

published on : 25th October 2022

Bengal girl prevents her marriage by dialling Childline; dreams of becoming nurse

In the National Family Health Survey-4 (NFHS), conducted in 2015-16, it was found that the rate of child marriage in Purulia district stood at 43.7 per cent. It came down to 37 per cent in NFHS-5.

published on : 24th October 2022

Heir to Dutch throne forced to stay home amid security fears

Queen Maxima said her eldest daughter, Amalia, "can't leave home" and that it has "enormous consequences for her life." 

published on : 14th October 2022

Iran denies security forces killed teen at Amini protest

Rights group Amnesty International said on September 30 that Esmailzadeh, 16, "died after being severely beaten in the head with batons" a week earlier.

published on : 8th October 2022

Israeli troops kill Palestinian teen in West Bank raid

Israel has been carrying out nightly arrest raids in West Bank cities, towns and villages since a spate of attacks against Israelis in the spring killed 19 people.

published on : 15th September 2022

2 Dalit teenage sisters found hanging in UP's Lakhimpur Kheri; mother alleges murder

Their mother alleged that they were murdered and accused three youths from the neighbouring village in Nighasan police station limits of abducting and killing them.

published on : 15th September 2022
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