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Delhi’s youth in high spirits during World Cup


March 25th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Delhiites as young as sixteen years have taken to alcohol in a big way during the ongoing cricket World Cup, says a survey by a ... Read more...

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Disney buys Indian-American’s social networking site


February 26th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Entertainment giant Walt Disney Co has acquired Togetherville, a social network for elementary school-age children founded by an Indian American, to strengthen its offerings in ... Read more...

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New cell phone app identifies predatory adults posing as kids


January 25th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): Worried that your child may be being secretly groomed on the Internet by a predatory paedophile? Well, you can take a breather as scientists have developed a ... Read more...

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LiLo ‘convinced dad Michael spoiled her life’


October 12th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan has apparently concluded that the reason behind the whole mess in her life is largely because of father Michael Lohan.According to some of Lindsay's friends ... Read more...

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Excessive Internet browsing affects mental health


September 26th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi Sep 26 (IANS) Excessive Internet browsing can lead to social isolation, insomnia, depression, anxiety and obesity thus affecting mental health of an individual, says a report. A study conducted by ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

School hands out condoms to students attending ball


July 30th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, July 30 (IANS) A school in New Zealand gave out condoms to students attending a ball "to help them make better choices" but the move has shocked an advocacy group. The principal ... Read more...

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Parents encourage youngsters to drink, finds Oz study


December 3rd, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A new Australian study suggests that parental encouragement leads to alcoholism in teenagers.The latest MBF Healthwatch survey found that 63percent of Aussies in the higher income bracket approve ... Read more...

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Punjabi-origin trucker nabbed in US for smuggling drugs


September 1st, 2009 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 1 (IANS) A Punjabi-origin Indo-Canadian trucker driver was arrested Monday by US authorities for trying to smuggle marijuana from Canada. Forty-year-old driver Gurmit Singh of North York on the outskirts of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Videogame addicts may become problem gamblers


August 21st, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Aug 21 (ANI): Teenagers who are addicted to video games are more likely to develop obsessive and antisocial tendencies leading to gambling, says a new research.A survey of 2669 teenagers aged ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Parents beware of kids’ Wikiporn risk


May 24th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 24 (ANI): Parents are being urged not to allow their kids to use website Wikipedia without supervision after an entry on a famous children's book was edited to contain pornographic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russian boy kills himself playing a horror game


March 31st, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 31 (RIA Novosti) A seven-year-old boy accidentally killed himself with a knife while pretending to be "a maniac" during a game with his friends in southern Russia's Rostov region, investigators ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oz kids increasingly dumping traditional media for Internet


October 15th, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 15 (ANI): Australian kids are more internet-savvy than ever, all thanks to the daily usage among children under 10 tripling in the last four years, a survey has found.Hitherto, ... Read more...

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Pregnant Aussie women told to stay away from drink


November 14th, 2007 - 2:11 am ICT by admin
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