Demand for English: Parents block Goa roads, stone buses

Several parents in Goa Friday blocked the main roads and bridges across the state and allegedly pelted some buses with stones while demanding English to be made the medium of instruction and government grants for every academic year.

Our prayers answered, say Sreesanth's parents
Our prayers answered, say Sreesanth's parents

Cricketer S Sreesanth's parents could not find enough words to express their elation as a Delhi court dropped all spot-fixing charges levelled against their son.

Twitter rolls out a new Safety Center to curb harassment, abuse
Twitter rolls out a new Safety Center to curb harassment, abuse

Twitter has launched a new Safety Center so the users can learn how to best handle misbehaving users.

More parents on Facebook seeking emotional advice
More parents on Facebook seeking emotional advice

More and more parents are joining Facebook to give and seek emotional, social and parental advice to close friends, a new study has revealed.

Kids learn complex emotions at age four

As children reach age four, they are ready for conversations about complex feelings to move beyond happy, sad or afraid, says a study.

Kids born to parents with diverse genes are taller, sharper

Those who are born to parents from diverse genetic backgrounds tend to be taller and have sharper thinking skills than others, a study says.

Parents get 5-yr sentence for abandoning newborn girl in MP

A local court has awarded five years imprisonment each to the parents of a newborn girl whom they had abandoned a day after her birth.

Rita Ora gifts house to parents
Rita Ora gifts house to parents

Singer-songwriter Rita Ora has given a house to her parents, Vera and Besnik, simply because she's "never really in one place".

11-year-old in Austria locks parents out over pizza

 Austrian police had to intervene in an unusual household dispute after an 11-year-old boy locked his parents out of their home in a fit of rage for making him pasta instead of pizza for lunch.

Attention parents! Ineffective parenting can trigger aggression in your child

Aggressive behaviour among toddlers is quite common, as experts suggest, because at such a young age, they still prefer using actions over words to express themselves.

Parents feel guilty using cellphone while kids play: Study

If you spend a lot of time taking calls or texting friends while watching a game your kid is playing, the experience can actually make you feel guilty, says a new study.

Parents feel guilty using cellphone while kids play: Study

If you spend a lot of time taking calls or texting friends while watching a game your kid is playing, the experience can actually make you feel guilty, says a new study.

If your kids throw tantrum, consult a doctor

 If your child often throws tantrums, consider it as any other medical problem and do consult your doctor, says a new study.

Leighton Meester, Adam Brody to be first time parents
Leighton Meester, Adam Brody to be first time parents

 Leighton Meester and Adam Brody are expecting their very first child.

Facebook 'fire challenge' faces criticism
Facebook 'fire challenge' faces criticism

While the Ice Bucket Challenge drew its fair share of criticism in the past, now a 'fire challenge' is turning out a headache for parents.

Parents warned of Lindsay Lohan school visit
Parents warned of Lindsay Lohan school visit

Parents at a school in New York have been sent a letter assuring them that troubled star Lindsay Lohan will not be left alone with the children when she visits the facility later this month.

Blame yourself if your kid is a sleepwalker

Parents who have been sleepwalkers in the past can expect their children to sleepwalk, say researchers.

Impossible for me to perform like my parents: Shruti Haasan
Impossible for me to perform like my parents: Shruti Haasan

 Actress Shruti Haasan, daughter of legendary actors Kamal Haasan and Sarika, is fed up of comparisons with her parents and says it's impossible for her to perform like them.

Parents of child killed in Boston bombings ask to drop death sentence

The parents of an eight-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon attacks have asked prosecutors to take the death penalty off the table for convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, in a letter published Friday.