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‘Special’ mothers to take care of ’special’ children (Feature)


September 18th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 18 (IANS) Two years ago 40-year old Anuradha, who is HIV positive, came to Jaipur with a frail body and weak mind clouded with uncertainty about her future. ... Read more...

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Marc Anthony collects more than $100,000 for orphanage


August 28th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) Singer Marc Anthony collected more than $100,000 in Chicago for a Dominican Republic orphanage, the first Latin American organization to benefit from his Maestro Cares ... Read more...

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Brothers reunited after 80 years


August 17th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Two brothers in the US - aged 82 and 84 - who were separated when one was sent to an orphanage aged two have finally been ... Read more...

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Student hangs herself over obscene Facebook comments


August 16th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Aug 16 (IANS) A young woman from Jammu committed suicide in her college's hostel room here after two boys allegedly posted obscene comments on her Facebook page, police ... Read more...

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Kerala sister’s book runs into controversy


August 12th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 12 (IANS) A Malayalam book on the life of a nun that had created a ruckus in the Catholic Church appears to have run into trouble after a ... Read more...

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Two held for murdering NTPC engineer


August 12th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 11 (IANS) Two autorickshaw drivers were Saturday arrested for murdering an NTPC engineer here July 27 after robbing his car and valuables, police said.Akhilesh and Deepak, residents of ... Read more...

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Marc Anthony supports charity for orphans


August 11th, 2012 - 6:23 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 11 (IANS) Singer Marc Anthony hosted a fundraiser event in New York for an orphanage.The 43-year-old hosted the event for Maestro Cares Foundation, which supports a ... Read more...

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Kids rescued from Russian Muslim sect’s bunker


August 9th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Dozens of children have been rescued from an underground bunker of a Russian Islamist sect where they were living without daylight for a decade, Sky News ... Read more...

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NTPC engineer murdered in Gurgaon


July 28th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 28 (IANS) A National Thermal Power Corp (NTPC) engineer was beaten to death and his car robbed in Gurgaon, police said Saturday.Saji, 40, a senior NTPC engineer hailing ... Read more...

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UAE charity group launches iftar project in Pakistan


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 23 (IANS/WAM) The Khalifa Bin Zayed Foundation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched its iftar project in Pakistan through which food and clothes will be ... Read more...

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Son of ex-cop, 2 women among 7 held for gangrape


July 6th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), July 6 (IANS) Seven people, including the son of a retired police officer and two women, have been arrested in connection with the gangrape of a minor orphan ... Read more...

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Karunalaya: Where the mentally challenged live in dignity (Feature)


July 6th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Nanjangud (Karnataka), July 6 (IANS) Left in the wild to get killed, many of them do not know where they came from and who they are. The shelter home Karunalaya, ... Read more...

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‘Gurgaon NGO didn’t have permission to run orphanage’


May 5th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 5 (IANS) NGO Suparna Ka Aangan did not have permission to run the orphanage where sexual abuse of several minor girls has come to light, an enquiry by ... Read more...

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CBI inquiry demanded in Arya orphanage case


March 13th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Representatives from 26 NGOs and families of victims in the Arya Orphanage case marched to parliament Monday to protest against the continued child abuse ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on probe against children’s homes


March 12th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday reserved its verdict on three pleas challenging the government's decision to set up a panel to probe allegations of lapses ... Read more...

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Catholic priest jailed for child sex abuse


March 10th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) A Catholic priest in Britain has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for sexually abusing young boys.Alexander Bede Walsh was convicted of 21 sexual offences ... Read more...

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Court dismisses Delhi orphanage’s plea


February 29th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a plea of an orphanage, where sexual assault and harassment of children allegedly occurred, seeking the court's direction to ... Read more...

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Report on orphanage sex abuse in 10 days: Dikshit


February 24th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 24 (IANS) The report on investigation into the sexual abuse and harassment case at the privately-run Arya Orphanage in the city will be completed within the next 10 ... Read more...

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Abuse in orphanage: Court refuses to bar fresh probes


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday declined to bar any fresh inquiry into the sexual assault and harassment of children at a privately-run orphanage in central ... Read more...

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Welfare homes themselves violate child rights: Agnivesh


February 20th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The institutions responsible for the welfare of children themselves violate child rights, activist Swami Agnivesh said Monday, referring to the alleged abuse of inmates in ... Read more...

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Dikshit orders probe into kids’ abuse in orphanage


February 20th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday ordered an inquiry in the alleged sexual assault and harassment of children at a privately-run orphanage in central Delhi."We ... Read more...

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Court demands explanations about orpahange excesses


February 15th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued a notice to the central and Delhi governments following media reports of sexual assault and harassment of children at ... Read more...

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Falak on ventilator again; Main accused, woman arrested (Second Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Rajkumar, the man alleged to have handed over two-year-old Falak to his teen-aged girlfriend, and another woman were arrested in the case that has rocked ... Read more...

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Indonesian twins reunited in Sweden after 29 years


February 4th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Indonesian twin sisters were reunited 29 years after they were separated at birth but ended up living just 25 miles apart in Sweden, Daily Mail ... Read more...

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Hyderabad’s siamese twins face uncertain future


January 18th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 18 (IANS) With doctors ruling out a surgery to separate them and their parents unwilling to take care of them without government assistance, conjoined twins Vani and Veena ... Read more...

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‘Rajapattai’ - a road unfit to travel (Tamil Movie Review - **)


December 24th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Rajapattai"; Cast: Vikram, Deeksha Seth, K Viswanath, Mithra Kurian, Pradeep Rawat; Director: Suseenthiran; Producer: PVP Cinemas; Music: Yuvan Shankar Raja; Rating - **"Rajapattai", which means 'the path of the king', ... Read more...

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Production begins for award-winning UAE film projects


November 30th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 30 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Film Commission has announced the start of production of films of the winners of a short film competition.The Aflam Qaseera Production Fund ... Read more...

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Jolie’s son spends time with grandmother


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie took her adopted son Pax to meet his biological grandmother Nhan Dung during a recent visit to Vietnam.The 36-year-old Jolie invited Dung ... Read more...

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Bomb blast kills 10 at Burmese orphanage


November 14th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by BNO News
MYITKYINA, BURMA (BNO NEWS) -- At least ten people were killed on late Sunday evening when a bomb exploded at an orphanage in northern Burma (Myanmar), two Burmese news organizations in exile ... Read more...

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Rights body raps Meghalaya over child labour


November 1st, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Shocked after finding children working as labourers in coal mines, hotels and restaurants in Meghalaya, the national child rights body Tuesday issued a number of ... Read more...

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Chinese hospital hid baby as parents owed money


October 27th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 27 (IANS) A hospital in China hid a two-month-old baby boy so that his parents would pay for the medical treatment undergone.The hospital in Guangdong province hid the ... Read more...

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Orphanage caretakers arrested for harassing minor girls


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Nerul (Navi Mumbai), Sep 2 (IANS) Navi Mumbai police Friday arrested the caretaker of an orphanage in Nerul here and his wife on charges of harassing and molesting minor girls."Twelve ... Read more...

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Adopted Chinese Americans begin root-seeking journey


July 28th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 28 (IANS) Adopted Chinese children from 90 American families have begun a journey to their native country in search of their roots.The China-born children - aged four to ... Read more...

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Toy fair ends with distribution of toys to orphans


July 4th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The fifth toy international expo came to an end here Monday with distribution of gifts and toys to children of an orphanage.According to Shivam Chhabra ... Read more...

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Madonna to open an orphanage


June 30th, 2011 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Pop singer Madonna plans to open an orphanage in Malawi for 1,000 children.The singer has adopted five-year-old son David from the African country in ... Read more...

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