Orphanage

  • 'Mechanic' Kantha Singh set to contest LS polls as an Independent from Jamshedpur 27-03-2014 02:55 PM

    Karmkar alias Kantha Singh, popularly known as Jharkhand's godfather, is all set to contest Lok Sabha elections and has filed nomination papers as an independent candidate from Jamshedpur seat. According to a report in Dainik Bhaskar, he was a car mechanic who had shut down his garage and converted it...
  • 18-year-old girl commits suicide in state orphanage 26-02-2014 08:18 PM

    An 18-year-old girl has allegedly committed suicide at the state orphanage at Cooperganj in Kanpur where she was brought five years back. Meenakshi, an orphan, was found hanging in the restroom of the orphanage in Talwa Mandi in Cooperganj in Kanpur on Tuesday, a police spokesman said, adding that she...
  • Kavdas orphanage case: Six convicted, two acquitted 06-12-2013 11:15 AM

    Mumbai: Almost three years after the case of 19 special children being starved, tortured and sexually abused at an orphanage in Kavdas first came to light, the Sessions court on Thursday convicted six accused and acquitted two in the case. It's been a long battle to get justice for these...
  • Orphanage head arrested for child's death 26-10-2013 05:18 PM

    The head of a children's orphanage in Bihar's Vaishali district was arrested Saturday, three days after a child died and 10 fell ill after eating contaminated food, officials said. Pradyuman Kumar, head of Lok Seva Ashram, an orphanage in village Chakwaja, was arrested when police raided his residence and found...
  • Kerala: Humar Rights Commission orders probe into functioning of orphanages 08-09-2013 12:56 PM

    Kerala State Human Rights Commission has ordered a comprehensive enquiry into the functioning of orphanages and shelter homes for the poor and destitute in the state. The order, issued by KSHRC chairman Justice J B Koshi, comes in the wake of increasing number of 'Arabi Kalyanam' (marrying off Muslim girls...
  • CJ exposes unregistered, ill-equipped orphanages in Kashmir 04-08-2013 03:07 PM

    CJ Qurat Masoodi visits orphanages in Kashmir and discovers that many are unregistered and lack basic amenities. When questioned, authorities sidestep the issue. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show 04-08-2013 02:47 PM

    This week's show features stories from all over India, including those of a school fee hike that's putting pressure on families, a neighborhood lake that's become infested with dead fish, an ailing orphanage, and many more. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist show 02-08-2013 03:50 PM

    This week on the show, one CJ fights the exorbitant costs of school education, a report on the poor condition of orphanages in Kashmir, plus, your videos/pictures and much more. Watch the show on Saturday @ 9:30 PM. ...
  • B'lore orphange assault: Driver of the accused speaks out against him 27-07-2013 08:36 PM

    Bangalore: The driver of the founder of the orphanage home has claimed that he saw the accused Korean national indulge in sexual acts with inmates. Suresh Kumar - who was Choi's driver for 12 years - also alleged that a woman had died under mysterious circumstances in the Peace House...
  • Bangalore: Korean man accused of sexual exploitation at his orphanage 25-07-2013 03:00 PM

    Bangalore: A case of sexual exploitation has been reported in Bangalore where a Dalit girl has alleged that she and several others were repeatedly sexually abused at an orphanage run by a Korean national. She has claimed that the abusers' associate is blackmailing her for sexual favours. "I stayed in...
  • Modi lauds Sadhvi Ritambhara for 'Vatsalyagram' project 21-05-2013 01:38 AM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hailed 'Vatsalyagram' project of VHP leader Sadhvi Ritambhara. "If one was to truly understand Sadhvi Ritambharaji and her work, one must also look at her role in building Vatsalyagram," Modi said. He was addressing a gathering on the occasion of the ground-breaking...
  • Thane collapse: 2 kids to be handed over to orphanage 07-04-2013 04:54 PM

    Thane: Failing to trace their parents, authorities here have decided to hand over, for now, two girls who were rescued from debris of the unauthorised building that collapsed in Shil Phata area here to an orphanage. One of the girls is an 8 months old baby while the other is...
  • Jharkhand: Eunuch mothers 13 orphans without donations 16-11-2012 08:52 AM

    Bokaro: A eunuch in Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand, is toiling hard to bring up destitute and orphan kids. She takes care of them till they are married off. Mother to 13 kids so far, she doesn't believe in any grants or awards. Some would say God hasn't been kind to...
  • Orphanage director held for raping minor girl 28-10-2012 11:59 PM

    Visakhapatnam: An orphanage director was on Sunday arrested for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl inmate, police said. Swami Poornananda (52) was apprehended under section section 376 (punishment for rape) of the IPC after the victim lodged a complaint against him, they said. The accused is head of the city-based Swami...
  • Real Heroes: Revisiting the heroes in real life 06-08-2011 06:56 PM

    We bring the stories of heroism, courage, of extra ordinary efforts by ordinary people. ...
  • More kids like Chiku abandoned every year 05-01-2011 09:03 AM

    New Delhi: On Monday, CNN-IBN brought the story of six-month old Chiku alias Stephen, who suffered a brain hemorrhage during delivery. His parents abandoned him saying it was the hospital's duty to cure him as they were unable to look after him in his present state. Chiku's case is not...
  • Orphanage founder accused of sexual abuse 14-09-2010 11:33 AM

    Hyderabad: In a shocking incident of a sex scandal, children of an orphanage in Hyderabad have accused the institution's founder of sexually exploiting them. Siria Orphanage Home, on the outskirts of Hyderabad was started in 2006 and is home to almost 140 students. The institution came under the cloud of...
  • Elephant orphanage in Nairobi bats for tuskers in peril 16-11-2009 05:13 PM

    Elephant herds across east Africa have dwindled in numbers. ...
  • Inspired by films, teen rapes 6-year-old girl 28-08-2009 11:21 PM

    The juvenile court has sent the boy to an observation home. ...
  • Iraq orphans get a 'safe house' 09-04-2007 03:33 PM

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  • Jolie's brood grows by one more 17-03-2007 06:02 PM

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  • Angelina Jolie adopts Vietnamese boy 15-03-2007 04:21 PM

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  • An elephantine orphanage in Assam 23-02-2007 11:58 PM

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  • Orphanage gifts kids a 'brand' 27-12-2006 08:25 AM

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  • US governor adopts Gujarat child 19-12-2006 09:21 PM

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