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Kanda’s bail plea rejected (Second Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda was Thursday denied bail in Geetika Sharma's suicide case by a Delhi court which asked police to probe if ... Read more...

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Ban on Nepal women migrants denounced


August 14th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 14 (IANS) The Nepali government should revoke its new ban on women under the age of 30 from working in Gulf countries, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.Instead, ... Read more...

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Asian brothers convicted of grooming schoolgirls for sex


August 9th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Two Asian-origin brothers have been found guilty by a British court of grooming teenaged schoolgirls for sex and selling them as prostitutes.Ahdel Ali, 24, groomed a ... Read more...

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British college teacher found guilty of sexual abuse


July 25th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A college teacher in Britain has been found guilty of sexually abusing five boys while working as a teacher in private schools, a media report said.Bruce ... Read more...

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George Zimmerman accused of sexual abuse


July 17th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Colorado, July 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A cousin of George Zimmerman has accused the 28-year-old of sexual assault over a decade. The accusations are contained on a tape that prosecutors released to ... Read more...

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Dottie Sandusky takes witness stand at husband’s trial


June 20th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bellefonte, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS)
Dottie Sandusky, Jerry Sandusky’s wife, has taken the witness stand on Tuesday to defend her husband against charges that he sexually abused several minors and teenagers at the ... Read more...

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Tihar undertrial alleges assault, sexual abuse


June 17th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) A Tihar undertrial has accused a jail official and two wardens of assault and two fellow inmates of sexual abuse, a police officer said Sunday. ... Read more...

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Two arrested for abducting, drugging woman in Delhi


June 16th, 2012 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Two men were arrested for allegedly abducting and drugging a 21-year-old woman in Delhi, police said Friday.Prashant, 22 and Milind, 21, were booked for ... Read more...

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French diplomat accused of sexually abusing minor daughter


June 15th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) A case has been registered against a French diplomat here on a complaint by his wife that he had been sexually abusing their minor daughter, a ... Read more...

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Indian UN staffer charged with sexual abuse


June 15th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 15 (IANS) An Indian working at the United Nations has been charged with sexual abuse eight months after a complaint filed by a female UN contractor, according ... Read more...

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BBC music conductor, wife accused of rape


June 7th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) A 67-year-old acclaimed BBC music conductor, who was honoured by the queen for his work on children's music, has been charged along with his wife of ... Read more...

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Pakistani gang jailed for raping 50 white British girls


May 9th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Nine members of a gang - eight Pakistanis and one Afghan - have been sentenced to jail for a combined 77 years by a British court ... Read more...

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‘Gurgaon NGO didn’t have permission to run orphanage’


May 5th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 5 (IANS) NGO Suparna Ka Aangan did not have permission to run the orphanage where sexual abuse of several minor girls has come to light, an enquiry by ... Read more...

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Gurgaon NGO activist held for sexual abuse of minors


May 5th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 4 (IANS) The organizer of NGO 'Suparaana Ka Aangan' was detained and an activist from the NGO was Friday arrested here for raping and molesting several minor girls, ... Read more...

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Italian priest jailed for sex crimes against minors


May 4th, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 4 (IANS/AKI) A Catholic priest in Italy has been sentenced to almost a decade in prison for sexual violence against minors.A court in the northwest city of Genoa ... Read more...

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Court dismisses Achuthanandan plea for sex probe report


May 2nd, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 2 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Wednesday dismissed a petition of Leader of Opposition V.S. Achuthanandan seeking a copy of the investigation report in the Kozhikode ice-cream parlour ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Street, working kids open up to authorities


April 11th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) More than 100 street and working children Wednesday talked about their issues with representatives of the juvenile justice system, police and child welfare groups at ... Read more...

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British teachers wish to prosecute students


April 9th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) British teachers have called for prosecuting students who falsely accuse them of assaults following concern over a rising number of malicious allegations.The teachers' trade unions ... Read more...

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Man uses facebook to abuse girl friend, jailed


March 26th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lodon, March 26 (IANS) A man in Britain, who befooled his 21-year-old girl friend to perform sexual acts online by creating his fake identities on Facebook, has been jailed ... Read more...

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Court allows probe against children’s homes


March 14th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to quash the Delhi government's decision to set up a panel to probe allegations of sexual abuse in three ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on probe against children’s homes


March 12th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday reserved its verdict on three pleas challenging the government's decision to set up a panel to probe allegations of lapses ... Read more...

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One in three British teenage girls ’sexually assaulted’


March 5th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London March 5 (IANS) A British survey has found that a third of teenage girls become victims of sexual violence by their boyfriends. Experts fear that some do not even ... Read more...

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Report on orphanage sex abuse in 10 days: Dikshit


February 24th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 24 (IANS) The report on investigation into the sexual abuse and harassment case at the privately-run Arya Orphanage in the city will be completed within the next 10 ... Read more...

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Welfare homes themselves violate child rights: Agnivesh


February 20th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The institutions responsible for the welfare of children themselves violate child rights, activist Swami Agnivesh said Monday, referring to the alleged abuse of inmates in ... Read more...

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Dikshit orders probe into kids’ abuse in orphanage


February 20th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday ordered an inquiry in the alleged sexual assault and harassment of children at a privately-run orphanage in central Delhi."We ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks’ Assange to guest star on ‘The Simpsons’


January 31st, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Julian Assange, founder of the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, will guest star on the 500th episode of the animated TV comedy show "The Simpsons" that will ... Read more...

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Minor gangraped, one arrested


January 28th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A 20-year-old man was arrested Saturday in connection with the gang rape of a minor girl in north Delhi, police said. The girl had become ... Read more...

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Battered baby remains critical, police hunt for parents (Roundup)


January 27th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Doctors Friday did not hold out much hope of recovery of a two-year-old abandoned and battered baby girl who was admitted to a hospital ... Read more...

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Children homes should be strictly monitored: NCPCR


January 26th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Wednesday emphasised the need for strict monitoring of children's homes following revelations of sexual abuse of minor ... Read more...

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Argentines at odds over case of pregnant 11-year-old


January 22nd, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 22 (IANS/EFE) The case of a pregnant 11-year-old girl, whose mother asked a court to give her daughter permission to have her pregnancy interrupted - but later ... Read more...

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Need regulator to monitor placement agencies: Court


January 9th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Acquitting a rape accused, a Delhi court has recommended a regulatory mechanism to check placement agencies which allegedly exploit migrant domestic helps and subject them ... Read more...

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Children of a lesser god… on Kolkata’s streets


December 28th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) Sniffing on a dirty rag dipped in thinner or whitener fluid for a high, and then indulging in unprotected sex on filthy railway platforms or pavements. ... Read more...

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Kerala sex scandal case: Police get a month to finish probe


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 22 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Thursday asked police to complete within a month the investigation into the two-decade-old Kozhikode sex scandal case involving state minister and Indian ... Read more...

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Bits of adversity toughen you up like steel


December 18th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Going through adversities might seem like a bitter pill to swallow, but such experiences often help people develop resilience. "Of course, everybody's heard the aphorism: 'Whatever ... Read more...

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`Kids rescued from Pakistan seminary scarred for life’


December 14th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) The 50 boys who were rescued from a dungeon in a madrassa in Pakistan's Karachi city will bear the scars for life, said a daily as ... Read more...

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