Digital India to empower youth: Prasad

The Union minister said that 2.5 lakh panchayats in the country were being digitally connected, so that people were digitally empowered.

UN chief`s appeal to help youth with mental health conditions

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday called for wide ranging efforts at all levels to raise awareness about the importance of investing in and supporting young people with mental health conditions.

Rajnath for addressing concerns of adolescent, youth population

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today advocated for creating an atmosphere where adolescent and youth population of the country is able to pursue their goals and excel in their chosen fields.

Budget 2014-15: Skill India programme bonanza for youth

In order to prepare the youth for employment opportunities, the government on Thursday announced the launch of a national multi-skill programme called Skill India.

Gaza calm as Israel braces for Palestinian youth`s funeral

Shelling across the Gaza Strip`s border tapered off on Friday while Israel braced for violent protests by Palestinians in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank at the funeral of a youth they believe was killed by far-right Jews.

Essential to impart quality education to youth: Prez

Stressing on the need for imparting quality education to the youth, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said quality upgradation is essential to meet the standards like ancient days when India used to dominate the world scenario in the realm of higher education.

87 Haryana youths stranded in Iraq

Total 87 people from Haryana, mostly young men, are stranded in strife-torn Iraq, a government spokesman said Friday.

Tech savvy new government to use and track social media

Social media, especially Twitter, is becoming the vehicle of information dissemination of the new government - beginning with Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself, who has two Twitter handles that are a constant source of information .

20-yr-old woman claims rape by 3 youths

A 20-year-old married woman was allegedly raped by three youths in the Kanota area here, police said today.

Youth gets 3 years jail for stabbing two men

A 26-year-old youth, accused of stabbing two men, has been sentenced to three years rigorous imprisonment by a Delhi court.

Youth gets life term in rape-cum-murder case

A special court here sentenced a youth to life imprisonment for rape and murder of a woman police constable in 2010.

Youth injured as two groups clash in Saharanpur

Tension gripped the Rampur Maniharan police station area of the district after a clash took place between two groups following an alleged incident of eveteasing here.

NCC must imbibe ideals of selfless service in youth: Officer

The relevance of National Cadet Corps (NCC) would grow in the coming years as an organisation that prepares good citizens and also a talent pool for the Armed forces, a top Army officer has said.

Youth held for raping his cousin in Ahmedabad

A youth was today arrested for allegedly raping his 24-year-old cousin over a period of one year, police said.

Youth sets himself ablaze, hugs BSP leader

A youth set himself on fire and embraced a BSP leader in Uttar Pradesh`s Sultanpur town during a live TV debate on the Lok Sabha election, police said Tuesday.

Young is out of fashion this election!

The young blood gets negated once again when it comes to ticket distribution in India.

Football catches the fancy of youth in Mizoram after Santosh Trophy triumph

After winning the Santosh Cup this year, youth in Mizoram are keen to make a career in football.

Mourinho backs Chelsea`s `old guard` to bring Premier League success

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has said that he believes his team`s `old guard` meaning the senior batch holds the key to Premier League success.

Oz`s `golden oldies` in danger of losing team spots to `youth cavalry` in World T20: Report

The `golden oldies` of Australia`s Twenty20 squad may likely be replaced by a youth cavalry to rescue their faltering World T20 campaign in Bangladesh, according to a report.

Actor Abhay Deol supports youth initiative to change Indian society

Bollywood actor Abhay Deol has said that he wholeheartedly supports efforts by youngsters to initiate change in society.

`Experienced` Misbah says `ageing` players no longer `misfits` in `young` T20

Pakistani Test and ODI captain Misbah-ul Haq has said that `ageing` players are no longer considered misfits in the `rip-roaring` Twenty20 format as teams have realised the importance of experience in the shortest format of the game.

Youth dies in road accident, family suspects foul play

26-year-old youth died in a road accident on a highway in Vijay Nagar area here, police said Wednesday, even as his family members alleged that the death was a "planned murder".

The Famous Six

Former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam lists six famous inventors who dared to follow their imagination to create most useful inventions for humanity.

Fire in cycle shop kills sleeping youth in MP

A 22-year-old man was killed in a fire that engulfed a cycle-shop in Piplyahana area early today, police said.

TI to oversee PM youth program`s procurements in Pakistan

Transparency International will be associated in all procurements of the Pakistan Prime Minister`s youth programme to ensure transparency, Maryam Nawaz, daughter of prime minister Nawaz Sharif, said on Friday.

Youth dies in police custody in Vadodara

A youth, who had been picked up by city police for questioning in a betting case, allegedly died during custody, police said on Saturday.

Youth commits suicide in Ghaziabad

A 22-year-old youth allegedly
committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree in Loni area here, police said today.

Youth held for raping minor girl in Andhra

A youth was arrested for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl in her house here, police said on Thursday.

Youth should be empowered by skill development: Vasundhara Raje

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has directed officials to provide skill training to youths in a more effective manner.

Youth slits wrist at Arvind Kejriwal`s Janta Darbar

A 25-year-old youth on Friday slit his wrist at Delhi Chief Minister designate Arvind Kejriwal`s `Janta Darbar` here in what he said was an act of support for Aam Aadmi Party.