Child's rights sacred, cannot be bartered by orphanage in-charges: SC

Child's rights sacred, cannot be bartered by orphanage in-charges: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that the rights of a child were "absolutely sacred".

Jan 04, 2018, 22:44 PM IST
Chinese mother wraps new-born baby in plastic, parcels to Orphanage

Chinese mother wraps new-born baby in plastic, parcels to Orphanage

The baby girl was sent to a local hospital for further care and investigation.

Aug 15, 2017, 19:12 PM IST

Deprived of education, 65-year-old yellow cab driver runs two schools, orphanage in Sundarbans

It's been a bumpy ride for a 65-year-old yellow cab driver, Gazi Jalaluddin. A good student who was forced to give up formal education due to poverty, he now runs two schools and an orphanage in his native Sundarbans, ensuring a smoother journey for the underprivileged in a land at the mercy of the rivers.

Apr 13, 2017, 12:37 PM IST

Kerala: Six persons taken into custody for raping minor girls of orphanage

Six persons have been taken into custody for allegedly sexually abusing seven minor girls of an orphanage at Muttil in the district, police said on Tuesday.

Mar 07, 2017, 12:26 PM IST
Life beyond cricket: Humanist Rohit Sharma visits orphanage after IPL stint

Life beyond cricket: Humanist Rohit Sharma visits orphanage after IPL stint

Defending champions Mumbai Indians failed to make the IPL play-offs after finishing fifth with seven wins from 14 round-robin matches.

May 28, 2016, 22:24 PM IST

Two youths from Indian township in South Africa die fighting for IS

Two youths belonging to the Muslim community of a small Indian township south of here have died allegedly fighting for the Islamic State, becoming one of the first South Africans to have died in Syria.

May 31, 2015, 19:38 PM IST

A decade of aid cash brings little cheer for Afghan orphans

International aid was meant to transform Afghanistan`s welfare standards, but orphanages in Kabul reveal that the most vulnerable children, many left parentless by war, have seen little benefit fro

Jan 04, 2015, 13:55 PM IST

Bihar orphanage head jailed for sexual abuse

A Bihar court Thursday sentenced the head of an orphanage to 10 years in prison for sexual abuse of children, a government lawyer said.

Dec 11, 2014, 20:27 PM IST

Kim Kardashian wishes to adopt Thai child

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian wishes to adopt a Thai child whom she met in an orphanage in Thailand.

Aug 05, 2014, 05:05 AM IST

Child trafficking: IUML resents move against orphanages

IUML, a key partner in Kerala`s ruling Congress-led UDF, on Monday came out strongly against the Home Department and Child Rights Commission for running down orphanages managed by Muslim religious outfits in the context of alleged trafficking of children from eastern states.

Jun 03, 2014, 00:52 AM IST

Marc Anthony meets Dominican President

Latin singer Marc Anthony has won the support of the president of the Dominican Republic for his revamped children`s orphanage.

Apr 25, 2014, 11:31 AM IST

Gambhir gives cricketing tips to orphanage children

India cricketer Gautam Gambhir gave away tips to children of an orphanage, adopted by CRPF, during Raising Day celebrations of Northern Sector of the paramilitary force.

Feb 03, 2014, 16:56 PM IST

Six convicted for sexual abuse of children at Thane orphanage

3 years after sexual exploitation of mentally retarded children in orphanage in neighbouring Thane district came to light, the sessions court here on Thursday convicted six persons including a woman.

Dec 05, 2013, 22:51 PM IST

Bangalore orphanage case: One detained for alleged sexual abuse

One person was detained for seeking sexual favours from a girl, who was sexually harassed by a 75-year-old South Korean national heading an orphanage here, when she was a minor several years ago.

Jul 27, 2013, 23:54 PM IST

Orphanage sealed after rape of minor girl

An orphanage operating without proper licence was sealed and four persons were arrested, after a minor girl inmate was allegedly raped by a 19-year-old youth.

Jul 20, 2013, 09:26 AM IST

Orphanage rape case: Karanjule moves HC against death sentence

A local court had awarded death penalty to Ramchandra Karanjule for the murder of an inmate and gang-rape of five mentally-challenged girls in an orphanage.

Apr 23, 2013, 14:37 PM IST

China officials take blame in deadly shelter fire

A local Chinese government admitted it had tolerated the existence of an illegally run orphanage where six children and one young adult died in fire.

Jan 05, 2013, 21:08 PM IST

Inmate`s death prompts forming of squad to visit orphanages

Death of an inmate of an orphanage prompted the Ganjam district administration to form a multi-disciplinary squad to inspect the places and examine problems including hygiene conditions in these homes.

Jul 17, 2012, 15:54 PM IST

Police investigating death of woman in WB

The police were Wednesday investigating the death of a woman inmate of a private home for orphans and the mentally ill at Khajurdaho in Hooghly district.

Jul 11, 2012, 16:19 PM IST

Lady Gaga visits orphanage on India trip

Lady Gaga has revealed that she wants to open her own foundation for disadvantaged kids and is using her trip to India to find out more about children’s homes.

Oct 31, 2011, 13:28 PM IST