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Russia seeks access to US ranch for kids


September 21st, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian government has demanded from the US to allow Russian children rights ombudsman to visit a US ranch where troubled adoptees from Russia have been ... Read more...

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US unwilling to comply with adoption laws: Russia


July 27th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian foreign ministry has criticised the US over what it claimed was America's unwillingness to comply with recent Russian legislation on international adoption.Ministry spokesman ... Read more...

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In birthplace Amritsar, relatives remember Rajesh Khanna


July 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, July 18 (IANS) In a congested neighbourhood of Amritsar's walled city, the place where the family of Rajesh Khanna, who went on to become a Bollywood superstar in the ... Read more...

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NRI children return home from Norway (Second Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The two NRI children, who were in foster care in Norway after they were separated from their parents on grounds of alleged negligence, returned ... Read more...

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Norway custody case: Grandparents thank government


April 24th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The grandparents of Abhigyan and Aishwarya, the two Indian NRI children who were taken into foster care by the Norwegian Childcare Services, Tuesday expressed happiness ... Read more...

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NRI children back home from Norway (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The two Non-Resident Indian (NRI) children in Norway who were taken into the custody by that country's Child Welfare Services on grounds of alleged ... Read more...

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Sundance film connects to India with message to adopt girl child


March 19th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Hollywood producer and documentary filmmaker Linda Goldstein Knowlton is reaching out to the Indian youth and parents with her documentary, "Somewhere Between" with the message ... Read more...

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WWF Russia seeks foster parents for 500 polar bears


November 15th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Under a new initiative by WWF Russia, individuals and companies can become a foster parent of a polar bear for a one-time contribution of 30,000 ... Read more...

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Stolen as infant, back as teen: Kashmiri twin’s tale (Feature)


September 25th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) His story would put Bollywood's lost and found tales to shame. Sarmad, a teenager, says he was sold for Rs.10,000 by a nurse in Srinagar's biggest ... Read more...

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US couple charged with abuse of adopted Russian girls


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A US court in Colorado state has charged the foster parents of three teenaged Russian girls of child abuse, a newspaper said.Steven and Edelwina ... Read more...

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Frightened birds’ wings grow faster and longer


March 26th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): Researchers have found that female birds exposed to predators while ovulating produce smaller offspring than unexposed females.Their study also showed that the chicks may be smaller, but their ... Read more...

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Man jailed for straightjacketing step-son


March 15th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) A man in Britain has been jailed for three years for shackling and forcing his step-son to wear straitjacket so as to have a sound sleep ... Read more...

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Foster parents in Russia may undergo special training


January 8th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 8 (IANS) Terming parenting "a super serious matter", Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said prospective foster parents should undergo mandatory training.At present, Russia does not have laws regulating training for ... Read more...

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Woman reunites with daughter after 45 years in Malaysia


October 3rd, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 3 (ANI): The emotions ran high when a mother-daughter duo, separated due to poverty, re-united after 45 years.For a few moments, both were speechless but then saleswoman Low Por ... Read more...

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Hundreds of devotees celebrate onset of monsoon month in Mathura


July 28th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Nitin GautamMathura, July 28 (ANI): Hundreds of devotees thronged in large numbers to offer prayers at the famous Dwarakadhish Temple in Mathura, on the occasion of the onset of the Hindu ... Read more...

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Missing Girl From California Found In Arizona After 7 Long Years


July 17th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A girl, believed to have been kidnapped as an infant was found to be hale and hearty after a long period of seven years. ... Read more...

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Missing California Girl Traced After Seven Years


July 17th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Norwalk, California, July 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A girl who had gone missing for the past seven years has ultimately been traced by police officials at a house in Phoenix, Arizona. ... Read more...

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Missing girl found after seven years in US


July 16th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) A girl, missing for the past seven years in the US, was found by police hidden in a shower under a pile of clothes and towels. When officials showed ... Read more...

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Identity crisis for Indian with Chinese name


March 14th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 14 (IANS) Malaysian Indian hawker Philip Choong Kim Hoong has a Chinese name that is getting him nowhere as officials insist that information on his birth certificate is false. Adopted ... Read more...

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Daniel Franco Appears In Los Angeles Audition Of “American Idol”


January 27th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Do you remember Daniel Franco who appeared on season 1 and season 2 of "Project Runway?" The guy was sent out in the first episode but ... Read more...

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Seal feels lucky being married to Heidi Klum


December 9th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Brit soul singer Seal has revealed that he feels very lucky to be married to German model Heidi Klum, especially after the unhappy childhood he had after ... Read more...

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Oz woman raped 500 times in compensation battle


December 2nd, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Dec 2 (ANI): The New South Wales Supreme Court has ordered a review of compensation for a woman who was raped about 500 times from the age of five to 16 ... Read more...

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Explore your funny side with ‘Ajab Prem Ki…’ (IANS preview)


November 2nd, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif are known for their romantic films but now the two are set to tickle the audiences' funny bone with their first ... Read more...

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PREVIEW: Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani (2009)


October 29th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
CAST:STARRING –RANBIR KAPOOR, KATRINA KAIF, UPEN PATEL, DARSHAN JARIWALACREW:BANNER- TIPS INDUSTRIES LIMITED PRESENTS TIPS FILMSDIRECTED BY– RAJKUMAR SANTOSHIPRODUCED BY– RAMESH .S. TAURANICREATIVE PRODUCER– JAY SHEWAKRAMANIMUSIC DIRECTOR– PRITAMLYRICS– IRSHAD KAMILDIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY– ... Read more...

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Dutch man accused of ‘circumcising’ daughter


September 3rd, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Sep 3 (DPA) A Dutch man faces a possible six years' imprisonment for having allegedly performed a domestic circumcision on his own daughter, a court in Netherlands heard Thursday. The public prosecutor ... Read more...

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‘Sikandar’ narrates Kashmir’s tensions through children’s eyes (IANS Preview)


August 18th, 2009 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) After making comedies like "Chalo America" and "The King of Bollywood", director Piysush Jha returns with suspense-thriller "Sikandar". Releasing Friday, the film is about the tensions ... Read more...

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Sikandar finally set for a release


July 1st, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Before the stand off between multiplexes and producers began, Sikandar started, BIG Pictures' Sikandar was scheduled for a March 27th release date. But then with the strike declared by the Producers' ... Read more...

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‘Sikandar’ to be screened at LA’s Indian film festival


April 10th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Sudhir Mishra's "Sikandar", a suspense thriller about an adolescent whose life changes drastically when he comes across a gun, will be screened at the seventh Annual Indian ... Read more...

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New Kid on the block:Parzaan Dastur


April 9th, 2009 - 10:28 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
We first saw Parzaan Dastur in a commercial about Dhara oil, where he wanted to leave home because his family did not love him.Later on we fell in love with him ... Read more...

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‘Sikandar’ not like ‘Slumdog’, but conveys same message: Director


March 9th, 2009 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) "Sikandar" is a film set in Kashmir and revolves around two teenagers, but director Piyush Jha is quick to brush aside rumours that the story ... Read more...

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Abandoned Indian boy could stay on in Britain


February 5th, 2009 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Despite reports of his impending return to India, a nine-year-old Indian boy could stay on in Britain to be looked after by foster parents a year after he ... Read more...

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Trickster cuckoo chicks mimic foster parents youngs cries the minute they hatch


January 5th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 5 (ANI): Cuckoo chicks begin to imitate the cries of their foster parents young from the minute they hatch, an expert has said.According to Professor Nick Davies, a Cambridge ... Read more...

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Couple gets MBE award for fostering 117 kids over 32 years


January 4th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): A couple from Hexton, Hertfordshire, has been fostering 117 children over the last three decades.Their extraordinary efforts of foster carers Robert and Caroline Rejdak were recognised last ... Read more...

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CBI unearths child kidnapping racket


August 25th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) A lucrative racket worth Rs.10 million in selling kidnapped children abroad has been discovered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), officials said Monday.At least three such children ... Read more...

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Dumped in temple, Indian child continues seeking his parents (Lead)


August 1st, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) A child of Indian origin has run away from his foster home for the second time in search of his parents who dumped him in a temple, police ... Read more...

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