15 year-old boy rescued at Mangaluru Central railway station

Thursday, September 15th, 2022

Mangaluru : A 15-year-old boy from Lucknow, who was found in Mangaluru in May, was reunited with his family recently. The boy was suffering from a mental illness, and was rehabilitated at the Seon Ashram Trust in Belthangady. An official from the ashram said that the boy travelled in a train from Lucknow to Delhi, […]

Police take 13 children into custody at Mangaluru Central Railway Station

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

Mangaluru : The city police took 13 children into their custody on suspicious child trafficking at Mangaluru Central Railway Station on Saturday. It is said, A tottal 47 childrens arrived from Bihar to Mangalore, in that only 34 of them had valid documents. The children came with their warden to the Madrasa at Jamiya Masjid at […]

‘Sthri Shakti’ : Women’s Self Defence Techniques workshop

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
Sthri Shakti

Mangaluru : The students of the Department of Mass Communication, St Aloysius College, Mangaluru organized ‘Sthri Shakti’ a Self Defence Technique workshop and a talk for women y on 31 March 2015. This awareness program was conducted in association with the Mangalore based NGO, Centre for Integrated Learning (CIL) & Institute of Karate & Allied […]

CWC handled 1,138 cases in three years nine months : Asha Nayak

Thursday, July 10th, 2014
Asha Nayak

Mangalore : Dakshina Kannada Child Welfare Committee (CWC) immediate past President Asha Nayak has said that the CWC in a period of three years nine months has handled 1,138 cases, of which 1,121 have been settled. Speaking in  a press meet at Hotel Woodlands here on Wednesday July 9, she thanked the police, hospitals, NGOs, […]

Child trafficking case : Baby entrusted to care of CWC at Kannur

Friday, July 19th, 2013
Child trafficking case

Kundapur :  The case of child trafficking by a very own father that made news recently in Kasargod has an interesting turn. The Kasargod police who  took one of the child  which was reportedly adopted by Krishnayya Acharya  of Belur,  took along with them the Krishnayya Acharya and Shantha couple to Kasargod. They were not […]

Meena Mela organised for children at Canara HS, Urva grounds

Saturday, March 16th, 2013
Mena Mela

Mangalore : Children from Chinnara Thangudhama, a home for under privileged children  made merry during a Meena Mela organised at Canara High School, Urva grounds on March 15, Friday.  The programme was organised by the Department of Public Education, Block Education Officer’s office and the Regional Resource Centres. Asha Nayak, President of Child Welfare Committee […]

Doctor runs baby selling racket, held

Friday, December 28th, 2012
Vani Vilas Hospital

Bangalore : In a startling incident that sparked speculations of a child trafficking racket in the City, the owner of a private nursing home at Neelasandra was caught red-handed while selling an infant on Thursday. During a preliminary probe by the Child Welfare Committee (CWC), the accused Parvin, a gynaecologist, confessed to selling at least […]

13-year-old allegedly raped by father, brother, uncle in Kerala

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Kerala : When a 13-year-old class 8 student in Kerala’s Kannur refused to go home after school and would incessantly cry, her teachers discovered a shocking tale of abuse. The child was allegedly raped over the last two years by her father, her 15-year-old brother and her uncle. The teachers called the police and the two […]

CDPO officials rescues a child labour

Thursday, November 17th, 2011
child labour

Mangalore : As per the complaint filed, the labour department, the child development project office (CDPO), and the Pandeshwar police raided the house at Old Kent Road for employing a child labour on November 17, Thursday. The house belongs to Mansoor Hussain and took charge of a 12-year-old girl called Minaz. The source had complained […]

Labour department rescued four children from Baikampady

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Mangalore: Labour department officials rescued four minor boys, who were been employed at an industrial unit in Baikampady Industrial Area on September 13, Tuesday. The department took the action as per the complaint filed by by the office-bearers of Akhila Bharata Karmika Sangha. The rescued kids are Mothi Kumar, Sajal Kumar, Gangaram Kumar, and Rohith […]