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UAE to have special village for orphans


July 5th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 5 (IANS/WAM) A special village for orphans, abandoned children and those of unknown parentage is being built in Umm Al Qaiwain in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ... Read more...

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‘20 million orphaned children in India’


May 15th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Twenty million children in the country do not have either of their parents and lack adequate care and support, an orphaned children's welfare organisation said ... Read more...

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Screening of ‘Kahaani’ for underprivileged women


March 16th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 16 (IANS) A special screening of Vidya Balan-starrer "Kahaani" was organised for women from NGO SOS-Children's village here.More than 40 employees from the NGO attended the screening ... Read more...

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Andhra to get third ‘children’s village’


March 12th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) NGO Save Our Souls' (SOS) 33rd Children's Village in India and the third in Andhra Pradesh will open Wednesday, it was announced here Monday."The purpose ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Baby Falak case a failure of child protection machinery’


February 13th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The case of two-year-old battered baby Falak, who is battling for life at a city hospital, is a stark example of failure of child protection ... Read more...

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SOS Children’s Village model for homeless hailed


October 14th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The ministry of women and child development has hailed an NGO's programme for organising home-care villages for homeless children, a statement from SOS Village for ... Read more...

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‘Most orphans in three states’


July 26th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Three Indian states -- Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh -- have the highest number of orphaned and abandoned children in India, according to a ... Read more...

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Children most vulnerable in Orissa, West Bengal: Study


June 17th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Nearly two-thirds of the 100 districts in the country where children are most vulnerable to poverty, lack of parental care, social unrest and HIV/AIDS are ... Read more...

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Gathering courage to switch tracks in mid-life


March 17th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Circumstances and the call of the heart often push career changes in mid-life, forcing professionals to make life-altering decisions.Rakesh Jinsi moved to the non-profit ... Read more...

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Brangelina fork out $150k to promote adoption in U.S


November 23rd, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Hollywood couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have given 150,000 dollars in recognition of National Adoption Day.The day celebrates adoptive families and draws awareness to the ... Read more...

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Maggie Gyllenhaal opens orphanage in India


November 9th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): Hollywood couple Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard have recently opened a village for orphaned and abandoned children in India.The SOS Children's Village set up in Alibaug village in ... Read more...

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Political VVIPs celebrate Raksha Bandhan with kids


August 24th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The president, the prime minister and top political leaders joined the Raksha Bandhan celebrations Tuesday as children, including differently abled children, tied rakhis on their wrists ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Protecting Haiti orphans is Jolie’s top priority


June 29th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 29 (ANI): American actress Angelina Jolie's top priority is to protect the orphaned children in Haiti, it has been revealed.Jolie returned to the SOS Village in Santo, Haiti, ... Read more...

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Record 237 nominated for 2010 Peace Nobel


March 10th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, March 10 (DPA) A record 237 candidates have been nominated for the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize, the Norwegian Nobel Institute said Wednesday. The tally comprises 199 individuals and 38 organisations and ... Read more...

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Jolie says Haitian orphans’ needs are “almost incalculable”


January 23rd, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Actress/United Nations Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie has revealed that the needs of the children orphaned by the Haiti earthquake are almost "almost incalculable".Jolie, 34, who supports the ... Read more...

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Ansari arrives in Botswana


January 9th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitGaborone (Botswana), Jan.9 (ANI): Vice-President Mohammmad HamidAnsari arrived in Botswana capital Gaborone this afternoon on athree-day official visit.Botswana Vice-President Mompati Merafhe and his wife receivedVice-President Ansari alongwith other dignitaries at ... Read more...

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Brangelina spread Christmas charity cheer with $100k donation


December 30th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 30 (ANI): Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have donated 100,000 dollars to a charity to help spread some Christmas cheer.The Hollywood couple gave the staggering amount to two American ... Read more...

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Brangelina have ’secret family’ in Jordan


December 10th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 10 (ANI): Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have been secretly funding seven children in an orphanage in middle-eastern country Jordan for the past six years, it has emerged.Rumors of ... Read more...

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Jolie mulls buying a house for sponsored children


December 10th, 2009 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has been paying for education and food of seven children in Jordan and is now considering buying them a home. According to staff at ... Read more...

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Brangelina not adopting baby from Jordan


November 24th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Hollywood couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have no plans to adopt a child from Jordan.Bosses at an orphanage in Jordan have dismissed rumours the two made ... Read more...

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Tibetan orphans hope to visit Tibet one day


November 24th, 2009 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, Nov 24 (IANS) Achoe does not remember much of his childhood in Tibet. The 18-year-old, now in an orphanage in Karnakata, left his motherland when he was around four. ... Read more...

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No Jordanian baby for Jolie, Pitt


November 23rd, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Officials at an orphanage in Jordan have dismissed rumours that Angelina Jolie and her partner Brad Pitt planned to adopt another child during their recent visit to ... Read more...

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Brangelina visit orphaned kids in Jordan


October 21st, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 21 (ANI): Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie paid a visit to the residents of the SOS Children's Village in Amman, Jordan.The couple were invited to the orphan charity's ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog’ success boosts aid to children’s charities


March 4th, 2009 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) The Mumbai-set Oscar-winning film "Slumdog Millionaire", which brings the plight of slum children in India into focus, has sparked interest in charities that target the problem, according to ... Read more...

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Coca Cola, SOS Villages to take on rainwater harvesting


January 20th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Coca Cola India and SOS Children's Villages of India will jointly undertake rainwater harvesting to ensure sustainable water resources in 39 SOS villages across the country."The Coca ... Read more...

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