Cleft Lip

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

    As an Indian ambassador for cleft lip patients, 11-year-old 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 28, 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 11-year-old 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 CNN-IBN reported the plight of a five-day-old 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 CNN-IBN broadcast the story of a five-day-old 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: 5-day-old baby girl with cleft lip found abandoned September 20, 2012

    Srinagar: A five-day 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...
  • 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 eight-year-old from the small hamlet of Rampur Dahaba in Varanasi might finally get to see the Oscar-nominated documentary Smile Pinky. Smile Pinky is a 39-minute-long documentary film that has been nominated for an Oscar in the short documentary category. The film chronicles the young...