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More than 5 hrs on smartphone ups risk of suicide thoughts in teens

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 1: Parents, please-take-note! Teenagers, who spend five or more hours daily on smartphones and other electronic screens are more likely to experience depression and suicide-related behaviours”>suicide-related behaviours. According to researchers, screen time should be considered as a modern-day risk factor for depression and suicide. More than 5 hrs on smartphone ups risk

Teenager, who was injured in Maur blast, dies

Chandigarh: A 14-year-old boy, who hadsuffered serious injuries in Maur Mandi blast in Bathinda on January 31, died at a hospital in Ludhiana, officials said. Ankush Kumar breathed his last late yesterday night at DMC hospital where he was undergoing treatment, a Punjab government spokesperson said. With the death of Ankush, the death toll in


Teenager shot dead in Najafgarh

New Delhi:  A 17-year-old girl was shot dead allegedly by one of her male friends in southwest Delhi’s Najafgarh area last night. The victim and her two friends, Shubham and Yogesh had gone to Rajouri Garden to have lunch yesterday. “While coming back they stopped at Dwarka for shopping. The girl’s mother called her around

Teenager throws acid on grandfather when denied money

Jalandhar: In a shocking incident in Jalandhar a teenager threw acid on his grandfather’s face while he was sleeping. The injured person was admitted in Jalandhar Civil Hospital on Friday where he is out of danger. The family had given a complaint to Div. No. 1 police station on Friday but asked for no proceeding

Teenager commits suicide in Haryana

Ambala (Hr): An 18-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide by setting herself afire at her home in the city today, police said. She had sprinkled kerosene on her body and set herself on fire when her parents were not present at home, police said. The incident was reported by her neighbours after they saw smoke billowing

Australia hands 10-year jail to teenager for terror attack plan

Melbourne: The Supreme Court of Victoria on Monday handed down a 10-year sentence to a teenager for planning a terror attack on the police in April 2015 during celebrations in honour of Australian soldiers killed in the First World War. Sevdet Ramdam Besin, 19, resident of Melbourne, in June pleaded guilty to planning the terror

Kidnappers abduct teenager, demand Rs 50 lakh ransom

Fatehabad (Hry): The teenaged son of a cloth merchant here was allegedly kidnapped for ransom by unidentified men, police said today. Anmol (15), son of Ashok Kumar of Pirthala village, was allegedly kidnapped last night, they said. As per the complaint registered by the police, Anmol had gone to the village temple at 7.30 PM

Breaking: Teenager raped by 2 in Punjab

Moga (Pb): A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two persons here, police said today. The incident took place yesterday when the girl was walking towards Friends Colony on GT road. The accused overpowered her and dragged her to a secluded place where they took turns to rape her. The duo fled the spot after

Teenager raped

Bareilly: A 15-year-old high school studentwas allegedly gang raped by two youths in Sheeshgarh area, police said here today. The incident happened yesterday when Imtiyaz (19) and Rashid Ali (21) raped her while she was going to purchase medicine yesterday, it said. The accused were nabbed by the locals and handed over to police, SSP

Tractor driver arrested for burning teenager to death

Berhampur (Odisha): A tractor driver of Kolathigaon in Ganjam district was arrested for allegedly burning a teenager to death after kidnapping her, the police said today. The accused, Silu Dalia (24), had allegedly killed Tulasi Das (17), a daily labourer of Majhigaon by pouring kerosene on her and setting her ablaze at Tata Colony on