CLEFT LIP

  • Pinki Sonkar set to create history at Wimbledon July 7, 2013

    As an Indian ambassador for cleft lip patients, 11yearold Pinki Sonkar will create history when she flips the coin before the men's singles final at the Wimbledon first Indian to do so. ...
  • Meet Pinki Sonkar, first Indian to toss coin at the Wimbledon final June 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Pinki Sonkar, the main subject of the Oscar winning documentary 'Smile Pinki' that highlighted the issue of cleft lip in India, is off to London for a very special role at the Wimbledon. The 11yearold will be tossing the coin in the finals at the Wimbledon. "I'm going to...
  • J&K: Couple adopts abandoned baby with a cleft lip October 2, 2012

    Srinagar: The baby, who was born with a cleft lip and abandoned by her biological parents at Srinagar's sole child hospital, will now take baby steps towards a new beginning. Baby Fazana, who was unclaimed for nearly 10 days at the GB Pant hospital, has found a new home, parents and...
  • J&K govt offers to help baby girl with cleft lip September 22, 2012

    New Delhi: After CNNIBN reported the plight of a fivedayold baby girl with a cleft lip who was found abandoned at a Srinagar hospital a few days ago, the Department of Health, Jammu and Kashmir, has come forward to help her. The director of the department said that it was...
  • 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...
  • 52yearold athlete running miles for smiles January 18, 2012

    New Delhi: A 52yearold extreme athlete from South Africa is running 4000 kms across the country to raise funds for children born with cleft lips. And believe it or not, this man who runs almost a marathon a day, is an asthma patient. David Greir, a celebrity chef from South...
  • Pinki's story raises awarness about cleft lipped kids February 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Pinki Sonkar's, the child actor of documentary film ...
  • Smile Pinky girl readies to smile on the red carpet January 29, 2009

    New Delhi: Pinky, a shy eightyearold from the small hamlet of Rampur Dahaba in Varanasi might finally get to see the Oscarnominated documentary Smile Pinky. Smile Pinky is a 39minutelong documentary film that has been nominated for an Oscar in the short documentary category. The film chronicles the young...