An alleged paedophile was today arrested in Shanghai on suspicion of sexually assaulting three minor girls at a school, the latest incident of growing cases of child abuse in China.
Dutch police briefly detained two brothers aged five and seven who crashed a car after a mile-long joyride.
The Italian health ministry`s advisory body has recommended a ban on the smoking of e-cigarettes in public places and their sale to pregnant women and minors.
A study on the impact of radiation after the Fukushima atomic power plant disaster has found 12 minors were diagnosed and 15 were suspected with thyroid cancer.
Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked Facebook and Google to submit within four weeks suggestions on safety measures for online usage of such sites by minors in India.
A 16-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by two persons at Pharpur in Sheikhpura district in Bihar, police said on Wednesday.
Two minor girls were raped in Uttarakhand in separate incidents reported in Haridwar and Nainital districts of the state, police said on Wednesday.
Pope Francis has called for "decisive action" in the fight against the sexual abuse of minors by priests and directed the Vatican watchdog on such cases to ensure the perpetrators were punished.
Over 33,000 juveniles, mostly between the age group of 16 to 18, have been arrested for crimes like rape and murder across the country in 2011.
About 2,800 people suspected of abducting minors and forcing them into criminal activities have been arrested in China, according to police.
94 minors, mostly girls, have been rescued from shelter homes in Haryana`s Rohtak district run by an NGO, where some of the inmates were allegedly sexually abused.
Two boys were
granted bail by a local court after they were detained by police on the charge of stone-pelting.
A woman and her two little children were burnt to death allegedly for more dowry at
Jaitukhad village in Palmau district of Jharkhand.
Madhya Pradesh tops the list of
states in the country when it comes to exploitation of minors,
particularly girls, an NCRB report said.
Three minor girl students found
begging near Kottar in the district were rescued by the anti-Human Trafficking wing of district police handed them over to
child line officials.
The Allahabad High Court asked the Uttar Pradesh government to file its counter
affidavit on the alleged illegal detention and custodial torture of two minors in Shahjahanpur district for two weeks.
Two minors drowned in the Yamuna river while taking a bath at Vishram Ghat in Janpad
area, police said.
Two minor girls, including a nine-year-old, were raped in different parts of the district since Tuesday, police sources said.
Two minor girls were killed
and another fell seriously ill when their stepmother poisoned
them at Baltara village in Bihar`s Khagaria district, police
Expressing concern over growing
number of minors eloping and tying the knot in temples, the
Delhi High Court today directed a police probe against office
bearers of a temple in North Delhi which conducts such illegal marriages.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai