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Child abuse victims more likely to dropout of school

Child abuse victims more likely to dropout of school

Children who have been victims of violence are more likely to drop out of high school before graduation than their peers, a study has found.

Dec 02, 2017, 14:32 PM IST
Thane man gets seven years in jail for robbery, threatening woman

Thane man gets seven years in jail for robbery, threatening woman

A district court has convicted a 27-year-old man from Thane for robbery and threatening a woman in 2016 and sentenced him to seven years rigorous imprisonment.

Dec 02, 2017, 10:57 AM IST
US Congressman John Conyers steps down amid sexual harassment probe

US Congressman John Conyers steps down amid sexual harassment probe

United States Democratic congressman John Conyers has stepped down as ranking member of House Judiciary Committee while sexual harassment and workplace abuse allegations are investigated.

Nov 27, 2017, 06:39 AM IST
Pope Francis says no second chances for paedophile priests

Pope Francis says no second chances for paedophile priests

Francis also acknowledged that the Church had been slow to wake up to the scale of the problem of clerical abuse, which has done enormous damage to its standing in many countries.

Sep 21, 2017, 22:13 PM IST
Danish inventor denies abuse of corpse charge in submarine case

Danish inventor denies abuse of corpse charge in submarine case

On Friday, police halted the search for Wall`s remaining body parts in the waters between Denmark and Sweden, although divers were searching the harbour to which Madsen was brought after being rescued.

Aug 25, 2017, 15:48 PM IST
UK to treat online hate crimes as seriously as offline abuse

UK to treat online hate crimes as seriously as offline abuse

"In recognition of the growth of hate crime perpetrated using social media, a commitment to treat online crime as seriously as offline offences, while taking into account the potential impact on the wider community as well as the victim," reads the new guidance.

Aug 21, 2017, 18:02 PM IST
Panic buttons and apps come to rescue of elderly Indians suffering abuse

Panic buttons and apps come to rescue of elderly Indians suffering abuse

India has a tradition of honouring older people, and of multi-generational families living together. But with urbanisation, nuclear families and rising longevity, more elderly people are living by themselves or in care homes.

Jun 23, 2017, 17:47 PM IST
Exposure to psychological abuse more damaging for kid's well-being: Study

Exposure to psychological abuse more damaging for kid's well-being: Study

The finding showed evidence of exposure to high levels of psychological abuse like name-calling, intimidation, isolation, manipulation and control, was associated with a decrease in children's satisfaction with their social support.

May 17, 2017, 00:16 AM IST
Shocking! Post break-ups, men face more abuse online

Shocking! Post break-ups, men face more abuse online

More men at 40 percent face online abuse than women at 36 percent following a relationship break-up, finds a study. Digital abuse, it also says, has become a norm between former partners.

Jul 12, 2016, 10:16 AM IST
Fans slam Ben Affleck for abuse-laden rant

Fans slam Ben Affleck for abuse-laden rant

Actor Ben Affleck has been criticised by fans for a rant on American sports columnist Bill Simmons's HBO chat show. Some viewers said the 43-year-old appeared to be acting completely out of character.

Jun 24, 2016, 12:35 PM IST

SOS app to help old age people launched by Delhi LG Najeeb Jung

An app launched to help old age people by LG Najeeb Jung. Watch complete news story of Aap Ki News for getting detailed updates!

Jun 15, 2016, 16:15 PM IST

Impulsive? You may be prone to substance abuse

 Individuals who are prone to seeking inspiration and impulsive in nature may have differences in the structure of their brains, says a new study, adding that those differences may incline them to substance abuse.

Apr 06, 2016, 16:16 PM IST
Post-Jose Mourinho clearance, ex-Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro slams England FA

Post-Jose Mourinho clearance, ex-Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro slams England FA

Ex-Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro has claimed that she was "at no stage" asked to testify by the England's Football Association (FA) over alleged verbal abused by Jose Mourinho during their 2-2 draw with Swansea on August 8.

Oct 03, 2015, 21:03 PM IST
Paula Radcliffe likens pressure to release blood data to abuse

Paula Radcliffe likens pressure to release blood data to abuse

 Women`s marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe says the pressure being put on her to release her blood test data is "almost abuse".

Sep 10, 2015, 15:49 PM IST
Watch: Everton fans abuse John Stones after Barnsley match in League Cup! Harsh!

Watch: Everton fans abuse John Stones after Barnsley match in League Cup! Harsh!

Everton central defender John Stones who is embroiled in a transfer saga with Chelsea was abused by a club fan after the side's 5-3 win against Barnsley in a League Cup encounter.

Aug 27, 2015, 15:52 PM IST

Depression doesn't spread: Researchers

 A healthy mood spreads faster through social networks but depression does not, say researchers.

Aug 19, 2015, 17:17 PM IST

Google facing 4 cases for alleged abuse of dominance: Govt

The Competition Commission of India has directed investigation against global technology giant Google in four separate cases for alleged abuse of dominant position, Parliament was informed today.

Aug 12, 2015, 15:33 PM IST

Nashik Kumbh: Mahant Gyan Das abused me, says Sadhvi Trikal

Sadhvi Trikal alleged that Mahant Gyan Das abused her during Nashik Kumbh Mela celebration.

Jul 17, 2015, 12:33 PM IST

Ex-archbishop hospitalised ahead of Vatican paedophilia trial

A former Polish archbishop was placed in intensive care on Saturday, just hours before his unprecedented trial on paedophilia charges was due to start at the Vatican, the Holy See said.

Jul 11, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

Woman attempts suicide alleging police misbehaviour in UP

A 28-year-old woman here tried to commit suicide be immolating herself at Kothi police station alleging "humiliation and abuse" by police on Monday, following which the accused cops have been suspended.

Jul 06, 2015, 16:36 PM IST