ABANDONED

  • Australia: Police find mom of baby abandoned in Sydney drain November 23, 2014

    Sydney: Police in Australia questioned but have not charged a 30-year-old woman whose newborn baby boy was found Sunday abandoned in a drain near a Sydney freeway. The baby, who is only a few days old, was in serious but stable condition in Sydney's Westmead Children's Hospital, police said in a...
  • Photos: Abandoned churches, spooky deserted islands: 40 of the most breathtaking abandoned places in the world September 22, 2014

    The most beautiful abandoned places in the world are often the scariest. There are many grand palaces, islands and churches that have remained deserted for centuries. Did you know there is also a rollercoaster submerged in the Atlantic Ocean? A spooky doll factory in Spain and shipwrecks in a sandbar...
  • From the ruins of Hampi to the uninhabited Ross Islands: 11 abandoned places in India that were once heavily populated settlements September 3, 2014

    The ruins and abandoned places in India were once fullfledged colonies inhabited by a whole civilisation. Some of these historical ruins are famous monuments today that see a huge number of visitors. Fatehpur Sikri was abandoned soon after its completion due to paucity of water and its proximity with the...
  • CNNIBN Campaign: 2dayold baby abandoned for being a girl child, help her find a home August 22, 2014

    Twoyearold baby was abandoned just because she was a girl child. Baby Prema is now being taken care of at an an orphanage in Mathura. CNNIBN is carrying out a campaign appealing for help and a good household for baby Prema. ...
  • Mathura: Twoday old child abandoned for being a girl, actor Deepika Padukone appeals for help August 22, 2014

    Mathura: Actor Deepika Padukone has appealed for help for a twoday old girl child abandoned by her mother in Mathura for being a girl. "If I was not working I would have adopted her. I hope she gets shelter and somebody takes care of her," said Deepika. It is Deepika's wish...
  • Scariest prank ever or abuse of kindness? Helpful strangers scared by 'abandoned child' who reveals her demonic face to them May 19, 2014

    Several helpful strangers are seen approaching a crying girl hiding her face in her hands, sitting forlornly by the roadside. When they bend down to ask if she's okay, she looks up and the strangers run away screaming, clearly scared witless by what they've seen. A video joke, being called the...
  • Abandoned at a Burger King 27 years ago, woman finally traces her birth mother after popular Facebook campaign March 27, 2014

    A woman abandoned as a newborn 27 years ago in an Allentown, Pennsylvania, fast-food restaurant bathroom has been reunited with her birth mother after a social media blitz, local media reported on Wednesday. Katheryn Deprill, left in the Burger King bathroom only hours after she was born, met her birth mother...
  • Six race horses die of malnutrition, over 40 found abandoned December 7, 2013

    Haryana: In a case of shocking inhumane treatment, 49 thoroughly bred race horses were found abandoned and starving at Gopalpur farm in Haryana. These horses were rescued from a farm in Aligarh last week where they had been abandoned for months and left to starve and die. A case of cruelty...
  • Mumbai vs Otago match abandoned due to heavy rain in Ahmedabad September 23, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Rain played spoilsport in the Champions League Twenty20 matches on Monday with the second game between IPL champions Mumbai Indians and New Zealand side Otago Volts also being abandoned without a ball being bowled. The umpires waited till the toss time of 7:30 pm before taking a decision to abandon...
  • Highveld LionsPerth Scorchers match called off due to rain September 23, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Rain had the final say as the Champions League Twenty20 match between Perth Scorchers and Highveld Lions was called off after huge puddles on the outfield turned the Sardar Patel Stadium into almost a lake on Monday. The abandonment meant the two teams from Australia and South Africa split two...
  • New born abandoned in waste field, dies September 9, 2013

    A case of infanticide has come to light in Achnara village of Pratapgarh district, after a newborn girl was found dumped in a heap of agricultural waste in a field in Jaipur. The cries of the one-day-old baby attracted the attention of a villager, Sohanlal Meena, who recovered her from the...
  • CNNIBN impact: Good samaritan helps girl who rescues abandoned dogs May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Two days after CNNIBN aired the story of Simmy Malhotra who rescues abandoned dogs, a good samaritan has stepped in to donate Rs 1 lakh to help take care of those dogs. A passionate dog lover quit her well paying job to rescue and care for abandoned dogs...
  • Kerala: Teen girl found abandoned after being 'tortured' February 11, 2013

    Kollam: A 15yearold girl from Tamil Nadu was found abandoned in an exhausted condition after being allegedly raped by her lover and at least two others at nearby Kottarakkara on Sunday, police said. The man who abducted the girl is absconding, police said. The girl was taken to the government hospital...
  • Thane: Newborn baby girl found abandoned January 21, 2013

    Thane: A newlyborn girl was found abandoned in the city's Vartak Nagar locality in the early hours on Monday, police said. Some of the people who had come out for a morning walk, found the abandoned baby lying on the ground of a Firing Range around 6.30 am and later informed...
  • TN: Newborn baby girl found abandoned in train December 21, 2012

    Madurai: A newborn girl baby was found abandoned in a textile shopper bag in a coach of the Pandiyan Express train at neighbouring Dindigul on Thursday night. Police said a ticket examiner saw the baby wriggling in the bag and crying and gave a complaint to the Railway Police. Police rushed...
  • Newborn baby girl found abandoned in Rajasthan December 14, 2012

    Jaipur: A newborn girl child was found abandoned in an isolated area in Jalore district, police said in Jaipur. She was admitted to a government hospital in Sanchore area of the district, where her condition was stated as stable, they said. The infant was found wrapped in a cloth and abandoned few...
  • AP: 2dayold baby girl found abandoned in drain October 26, 2012

    Guntur: A twoday old baby girl was found abandoned in an open drain on Thursday in Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh. She was found by passersby and was immediately taken to a government hospital, where she is currently undergoing treatment. Doctors said that she is stable but there have been...
  • J&K: Help pours in for abandoned baby with cleft lip September 21, 2012

    Srinagar: Hours after CNNIBN broadcast the story of a fivedayold girl, abandoned due to a cleft lip, responses began streaming in with couples calling from Coimbatore and Bangalore to Chandigarh and the Kashmir valley. Voluntary groups have promised to find a new home for her. "We are getting calls and at...
  • J&K: 5dayold baby girl with cleft lip found abandoned September 20, 2012

    Srinagar: A fiveday old baby girl, born with a cleft lip, has been left abandoned by her parents in a Srinagar hospital. No one has come forward to claim the infant, who is now being fed through a tube. She hasn't got her name yet, but those who could have given...
  • NHRC issues notice to Haryana on abandoned baby girls July 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday issued notice to Haryana government in the wake of a reported spurt in cases of aby girls being abandoned in the state. "The NHRC has issued notice to the Haryana's chief secretary, asking him to submit a report on allegations, as...
  • 'Abandon' promises more than it delivers May 18, 2012

    Longwinded and just never getting to the point, while the book cover promises a fantastic mysterious and intriguing story, the actual narrative doesn't even come close to it. The protagonist Pierce Oliviera describes how although she tries returning to the life she knew before the accident, she can't help but...
  • Newborn baby boy found abandoned in Gurgaon May 12, 2012

    Gurgaon: A baby boy was found abandoned near the main market of this technical hub of Haryana, police said, adding that this was the fourth such case in less than a month. The other three abandoned children were girls. The baby, who seemed only four to five days old was heard...
  • Haryana: 7dayold girl left abandoned in hospital April 28, 2012

    Rohtak: A newborn baby girl was left abandoned by her parents at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Science (PGIMS) in Rohtak, the third such incident in Haryana this month. The condition of the underweight baby, who has been suffering from acute liver infection since her birth, is stated to be...
  • UP: Another baby girl found abandoned April 7, 2012

    Hardoi: A newborn baby girl was found abandoned near the railway tracks near Sandila Railway Station in Hardoi, the third such case involving baby girls this week. The girl was found lying near the railway tracks on Thursday morning, RPF subinspector S K Singh said. He said the girl was admitted...
  • Mumbai: son takes abandoned 90yrold mother home February 28, 2012

    Mumbai: Anger turned to amazement for 90yearold Savitri Desai when her son Ravi came to Chinchpokli railway station to take her back home yesterday. Although she was apprehensive of going back home out of fear of harassment by the family members, she relented after her son's assurance of proper behaviour....
  • Delhi: Baby Falak's 5yearold brother found February 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Baby Falak's fiveyearold brother was found in Uttam Nagar in Delhi on Wednesday. He will be handed over to Munni, who has claimed to be the twoyearold's mother. The boy had been missing for months and a search was launched in Delhi and Bihar after Munni's story came...
  • Baby Falak may undergo fourth surgery: Doctors February 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Twoyearold baby Falak, who has been battling for life at the AIIMS, has been put on ventilator support intermittently since Saturday night. Doctors at the AIIMS hospital are monitoring her brain fluid levels. Doctors have said that her vitals signs are stable as of now but she may undergo...
  • 'Chances of Falak's survival less than 50 pc' February 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Twoyearold baby Falak's condition was very critical, but stable on Wednesday. Doctors attending to her said that it was getting difficult to control her infection. "We are giving anti biotics but dont think we can control the infection," Dr Deepak Agarwal said. He also said that the chances...
  • Baby Falak still critical; next 48 hours crucial February 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Twoyearold baby Falak continued to remain critical on Wednesday with meningitis and brain fluid infection. Doctors have now inserted a pipe into Falak's spinal cord to drain out the water from her brain. Though her vitals are still strong, she remains on a ventilator. Doctors have said that...
  • WB: Infant found abandoned in train February 1, 2012

    Kolkata: As baby Falak battles for life in Delhi, another infant was found be abandoned in a train in West Bengal. Authorities were informed after some passengers found the sixmonthold in a coach of the HowrahNew Delhi Toofan Express at Asanol station raised an alarm. The baby was handed over...