Adoption

  • People from any religious background are free to adopt child: SC 19-02-2014 07:26 PM

    New Delhi: Irrespective of their religious background, people are free to adopt children, the Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday paving the way for adoption of child by persons hailing from Muslim community even though it is not allowed under their personal law. Holding that Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of...
  • Mysore: Two orphans, an Italian couple caught in adoption battle 16-01-2014 08:35 AM

    Bangalore/Mysore: Two brothers, with a tragic past that left them orphaned. They barely remember their how they lost their parents. But today, they dream of a home in Italy. The elder, eight-year-old, hopes to become an engineer, while the younger, six-year-old, dreams of becoming a doctor. But what the future...
  • AAP sets trend as NRIs 'adopt a constituency' in Delhi polls 13-01-2014 03:19 PM

    The surprise victory of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the recent Delhi Assembly elections has brought to the fore the crucial role played by the party's NRI supporters across the globe. Local country and city teams of AAP consisting of Non Resident Indians from across the world adopted a...
  • Bombay HC to take call on adopted girl child's custody on February 12 08-01-2014 07:23 PM

    The Bombay High Court will on February 12 decide whether the custody of an adopted minor girl child should be given to either of her estranged parents or to another family. A division bench of Justices VM Kanade and Girish Kulkarni was hearing counter-appeals filed by a Goa-based woman and...
  • Homeless and utterly adorable: 25 cute puppies up for adoption in India 08-01-2014 06:57 PM

    Dogs are considered a 'Man's Best Friend' for good reason. They are loyal, they can shower you with unlimited love and they don't ask for much in return. Be it a pug or a stray, a dog loves its owner in the same adorable, priceless way. We have compiled a...
  • Woman in riot-hit Muzaffarnagar adopts abandoned baby girl 24-09-2013 09:30 AM

    Muzaffarnagar: Two weeks after the Muzaffarnagar riots, an abandoned baby and her adoptive mother have become an example of hope. In a dilapidated hut in rural Muzzafarnagar, little Ariba sleeps happily in her mother's lap, smiling from time to time, unmindful of the circumstances of her birth. Rabia found her...
  • Freedom to adopt: How every child fills our lives 30-08-2013 01:04 PM

    What these nine years have taught my wife Vibha and me is this: Adoption is not some kind of special or unusual thing to do. Before Surabhi came to us, I think I imagined that it would indeed be a special happening, and that excited me. Yet today, in what...
  • Katie Holmes planning to adopt a little girl? 18-11-2012 06:31 PM

    Los Angeles: Hollywood actress Katie Holmes is reportedly planning to adopt a little girl because her daughter Suri wants a sister. The 33-year-old 'Dead Accounts' Broadway actress, who split from 'Mission Impossible' star Tom Cruise in June after six years of marriage, is said to be eager for their six-year-old...
  • FTN: India becomes hub of surrogate mothers: should commercial surrogacy be declared illegal in India?

    India becomes hub of surrogate mothers, tonight at 10 pm CNN-IBN's Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts, should commercial surrogacy be...
  • Want to adopt a child? Please stand in line 15-12-2011 08:36 AM

    HYDERABAD: As a couple of swings rock gently outside Shishu Vihar waiting for tiny tots to come test its bearings, little girls aged between 8-16 run around playing games of their own, shouting out in crisp English. As you enter the building, the heady smell of disinfectant hits you strongly,...
  • Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to adopt again? 28-11-2011 01:14 PM

    London: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are reportedly planning to adopt a child from Ethiopia. The couple, who currently have three adopted kids Maddox, 10, Pax, seven, and six-year-old Zahara, have promised Zahara, who belongs from Ethiopia, that they would consider adopting another youngster from the country. "They are really...
  • Should single men and live-in couples be banned from adopting children?

    Tonight at 10, Smitha Nair asks a panel of experts whether or not single men and live-in couples should be banned from adopting children. ...
  • Tougher child adoption laws to come up soon 15-06-2011 08:25 AM

    Mumbai: A new adoption rule which is likely to come into effect soon says that single men will not be able to adopt a girl child at all. Not live-in couples won't even have the option to do so. Many would say that being single and being a father don't...
  • No one has adopted me: Preity Zinta 12-05-2011 03:49 PM

    Actress Preity Zinta seems to be upset about reports that Shandar Amrohi's biography "From Nowhere To Somewhere" will tell all about his decision to adopt her and give her everything in his will. She says there's no truth in this news. "No1 has or ever will adopt me or sign...
  • CBI files chargesheet in Pune adoption racket 09-03-2011 01:10 PM

    Pune: The CBI has filed a chargesheet against the Managing Trustee of city-based orphanage, Preet Mandir and five others in connection with an adoption racket. Special Public Prosecutor, Vivek Saxena filed the chargesheet before Special Judge SN Sardesai on Tuesday. Joginder Singh Bhasin, the Managing Trustee of the foundation, and...
  • CJ: Father asked to pay bribe to adopt child 05-03-2011 08:12 AM

    Citizen Journalist Gaurav Bakshi was asked to pay a bribe to get his name registered as his adopted child's legal father. Gaurav protested only to be beaten up and intimidated by the authorities. ...
  • Oprah Winfrey finds she has a half-sister 25-01-2011 11:17 AM

    Chicago: Oprah Winfrey has discovered she has a half-sister - a Milwaukee woman who was given up for adoption by Winfrey's mother nearly 50 years ago, when the talk show host was eight years old. An emotional Winfrey introduced her newly found sibling to viewers Monday and explained the woman's...
  • Want to adopt a tiger? Wait for a month 21-10-2010 12:03 PM

    Pune Municipal Corporation has launched an animal adoption scheme, where it will take a month to adopt a tiger. ...
  • Watch: Haitian girl adopted by an American family 25-01-2010 10:57 AM

    The girl was adopted just days before the devastating earthquake in Haiti. ...
  • Watch: Adoption racket unearthed on Internet 03-08-2009 03:16 AM

    A mother found her baby's photo in an adoption ad on the Internet. ...