28 Jan 2016
Washington: Children born into smaller families in the world's poorest nations may live for three years longer than those born into larger families, a new study has claimed.
27 Jan 2016
Geneva: Some 250 million children - one in nine children worldwide - live in countries affected by violent conflicts, UNICEF lamented yesterday, saying it needed nearly USD 3.0 billion this year to help the most vulnerable of them.
22 Jan 2016
Mumbai: Chhaya - the younger of the two daughters adopted by Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon - is set to tie the knot in Goa on January 25. The actress will walk her down the aisle.
02 Feb 2016
New Delhi: His repeated requests for rehabilitation ignored, Commonwealth Games gold-medalist P Kashyap has been left flummoxed after being sent air tickets to join the Indian badminton squad at the South Asian Games despite being laid low by an abdominal strain.
21 Jan 2016
New Delhi: The CBI conducted polygraph tests on 11 accused in the killing of two Dalit children in Sunped, Haryana, in an alleged arson attack on October 25, 2015 and had not ruled out subjecting the father of the children to the same examination.
02 Feb 2016
Kabul: A Taliban suicide bomber blew himself after joining a queue to enter a police office in Kabul on Monday, killing 20 people and wounding at least 29 in then worst such attack this year.
18 Jan 2016
Kabul: At least two people were injured after militants fired two rockets at Afghan capital of Kabul yesterday, sources said.
20 Mar 2015
Rae Bareli (UP): At least 34 people were killed and about 150 others injured today when the engine and two adjoining coaches of the Dehradun-Varanasi Janata Express derailed near Bachrawan Railway Station in this district.
17 Jan 2016
Mumbai: Actor Hrithik Roshan, who has been busy filming his upcoming movie "Mohenjo Daro", has injured himself during the shoot.
31 Dec 2015
Washington: Scientists have developed a new smartphone app that may screen for symtoms of autism by reading children's facial expressions for emotional cues.