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Tamil Nadu: Rally against child sexual abuse

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 13:32

Students of Tamil Nadu Dr Ambedkar Law University on Tuesday took out a rally to enhance awareness on sexual offences against children and the laws to protect juveniles against such crimes.

Cliff Richard to be banned from entering US?

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 23:18

Singer Cliff Richard may be forced to miss his annual trip to the US for the Open Tennis after allegations of sexual assault.

Tallulah Willis checks into rehab

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 16:02

Tallulah Willis, the daughter of actors Demi Moore and Bruce Willis, has entered rehab.

Cliff Richard`s house raided

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 19:44

Singer Cliff Richard`s house in Berkshire, England has been raided by police as part of an investigation into a sex abuse allegation.

Indian couple arrested in US, charged with abusing daughter

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 12:19

An Indian couple has been arrested here and charged with subjecting their 12-year-old daughter to "unspeakable physical abuse" for months by starving her and beating her with a metal handle and baseball bat, leaving her severely bruised and hospitalised for surgery.

Delhi Police arrest school cab driver for abusing 5-yr-old girl

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 10:24

The Delhi Police has arrested a cab driver for sexually abusing a five-year-old girl.

63-yr-old teacher held for sexually assaulting 8-yr-old girl in Bangalore

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 20:28

A week after a seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped in a city school, a 63-year-old guest teacher in another south Bangalore school was arrested after being accused of sexual abuse by an eight-year-old student, reports stated on Tuesday.

Act promptly to curb drug abuse: Omar

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 18:24

Sensitising the concerned government departments in particular and the society in general about the menace of drug abuse, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday underlined the need for identifying the scale and magnitude of the problem for coordinated response for its eradication.

US bars some Venezuelan officials accused of rights abuse

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 19:31

The United States has slapped travel bans on a number of Venezuelan government officials accused of being behind human rights abuses, a senior US diplomat said Wednesday, amid growing tensions between the two countries.

African girls to sue British Airways over alleged sexual abuse by pilot

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 14:27

Girls and young women who allege they were sexually abused by a British Airways (BA) pilot in African schools and orphanages plan to sue the airline, a law firm representing them said on Wednesday.

More child abuse cases in Australia: Report

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:30

The number of cases of child abuse in Australia have increased by 30 percent over a two-year period, authorities said.

`NSSO asked to assess extent of drug abuse in Punjab, Manipur`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 21:37

The government has asked National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) to carry out an advanced pilot survey in Punjab and Manipur to assess the extent of drug abuse, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.