Indian-American woman jailed for 30 years for female foeticide

A 33-year-old Indian-American woman has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in the US for female foeticide and child maltreatment of a dependent.

Newborn baby, child among four found dead in Gibraltar flat

Police in Gibraltar are investigating the death of a family of four, including a six-week-old baby girl and her four-year-old sister, who were found dead today in a flat in the tiny British territory.

Always knew Taylor Swift would be my child's godmother: Jaime
Always knew Taylor Swift would be my child's godmother: Jaime

Actress Jaime King says singer and close friend Taylor Swift's "thoughtfulness and kindness" is so effective that she could not think of anyone else as her upcoming baby's godmother.

Madhya Pradesh: Child writes letter to Modi, wants to donate piggy bank money

A child in Madhya Pradesh wrote a letter to Modi, willing to donate his piggy bank money.

Pakistan postpones execution of killer convicted as a child: Media

Pakistan has stayed the execution of a man charged as a child with murder for three days just hours before he was due to hang, media said on Thursday, amid emotional appeals to the government for mercy.

Cate Blanchett adopts girl child
Cate Blanchett adopts girl child

 Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett and husband Andrew Upton have adopted a baby girl.

'Hindus should give up mentality of having 1 child'

Stirring up a fresh controversy, a religious leader on Tuesday said Hindus should give up the mentality of having one child so that the nation can have more people for its service.

An app that helps detect child abuse

App developers have created a software that would help parents keep a check on child abuse.

Suspected case of polio in Gurgaon

 A suspected case of polio has been reported from near Gurgaon and samples of an 18-month-old girl child have been sent for tests, a doctor said on Saturday.

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sophie Hunter expecting child
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sophie Hunter expecting child

'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch and fiancee Sophie Hunter are expecting their first child together. Cumberbatch and Hunter are 'over the moon' as expectant parents, reported the Guardian.

Every child is born a Muslim: AIMIM leader Owaisi

AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi has stirred a controversy with remarks that every child is born a Muslim as he locked horns with right-wing Hindu outfits over their 'ghar wapsi' programme.

7-year-old boy catches Santa Claus delivering gifts on camera
7-year-old boy catches Santa Claus delivering gifts on camera

A 7-year-old boy captured Santa Claus delivering gifts on camera on Christmas Eve.

Drunk cop mows down 10-yr-old boy, injures woman

A 10-year-old boy was killed and his grandmother injured when they were hit by a car allegedly driven by a "drunk" Delhi Police constable in east Delhi's this evening.

Australian house, where eight children were killed, to be demolished

The house where an Australian mother allegedly killed eight children, most of them her own, will likely be demolished in keeping with indigenous culture to make way for a memorial, a government official said on Monday.

Alleged Australia child killer `coping as best she can`

 An Australian mother charged with killing eight children will have her case heard in January, a court said Monday, as she struggles to come to terms with what happened.

Cairns deaths: Police arrests children's mother for murder
Cairns deaths: Police arrests children's mother for murder

Mersane Warria, the mother of the seven of the eight slain children, was arrested by the police on Saturday, a day after their bodies were found in Cairns, Australia.

Sarah Drew is a mother

'Grey's Anatomy' star Sarah Drew has given birth to her second child.

I was like a little shark as a child: Brooke Shields
I was like a little shark as a child: Brooke Shields

Actress Brooke Shields says she was sharp like a shark since her childhood.

Uttar Pradesh: Five children killed as train rams into school van

Five children were on Thursday killed and eight others injured when a school van was hit by a Varanasi-bound passenger train at an unmanned railway crossing in Mau district.

UK court to rule on landmark pregnancy crime case

A British court is to rule on whether a woman committed a "crime of violence" against her child by drinking heavily during pregnancy, in a case that has raised concerns about criminalising mothers.