Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicMissing children

Topic: missing children

Delhi boy ‘found 5 yrs after abduction’ awaits DNA answers as ‘mom’ says he’s not her missing son

When he was 8, Suraj was allegedly abducted by his mother’s ex-partner. Delhi Police claim to have ‘found’ the child in Rajasthan this June, but questions have been raised about his identity.

How Jaipur teen sisters fled home, bagged ‘dream’ job & were found by cops 2 months later

The girls were found selling pesticides in Lucknow, 574 km away, after 2-month police operation that saw more than 100 officers deployed. This was their 3rd attempt to flee home.

Lost, found or vanished: For many child runaways, dice rolls at New Delhi railway station

India’s ‘lost’ children are usually trying to escape from something: crippling poverty, deprivation, violence, abuse, or simply unbearable pressure to perform well in exams.

10 years after they were lost, Delhi cops help two families in Nepal & UP reunite with sons

Shahrukh, 17, was kidnapped by traffickers in 2010. Kailash, a labourer in Ludhiana in 2011, ran away after being beaten up.

Crossed rivers, travelled amid Covid restrictions — Delhi cop recalls how she traced 76 kids

Delhi Police Constable Seema Dhaka, who got an 'out-of-turn' promotion for her achievement, recounts rescuing children who suffered from drug abuse, were abducted or abused.

Delhi maid’s murder is the tip of the iceberg. 4 children go missing in India every hour

There are many reasons why child labour is normalised in India, the primary being that it is often done with the aid of poor parents in desperate need of money.

Rehabilitating children is a good challenge for me, says Mumbai cop who has rescued 953

Speaking at Democracy Wall, sub-inspector Rekha Mishra said she always knew she wanted to do something good for the country.

On Camera

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.