But the Juvenile Justice Act clearly states that the child must be restored to the same socio-economic and cultural status that he or she was in, the official said.
The norms earlier mandated monitoring of kids adopted under the Act for at least two years which meant that even NRIs who adopted kids here had to stay in the country during this period.
Actor Sivakarthikeyan has adopted Vishnu, a male lion, and Prakrithi (picture), a female elephant, for six months as part of Arignar Anna Zoological Park’s ‘animal adoption’ programme.
During the period, the employee shall be paid a salary equal to the pay drawn immediately before proceeding on leave.
"I need him and I can't live without him. I am bringing him up as my own child," said the petitioner
The Nanjangud police started the probe into the case after an alert from an Anganwadi worker and a complaint by the Child Development Project Officer.
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A couple of days ago, a childless couple from the US reached Madhubani and adopted a 2-year-old abandoned girl, Kavya, in the presence of the district magistrate.
As of July 8, 295 children are missing in the State. The number would have been 297 had the two toddlers sold into illegal adoption by an NGO in Madurai not been rescued.
“We were treated a failure by our family members. We were ridiculed during social gatherings and ostracised from family functions.
The IMA president-elect has made the appeal to all doctors, either associated with the IMA or not, to adopt the villages for 100 per cent vaccination.
The Avaniyapuram police booked seven persons, including three couples, in connection with the illegal adoption of a two-and-a-half-year-old girl child on Saturday.
After allegations surfaced on social media that the baby had been buried with fake documents, the district collector ordered a probe.
The guidelines also say that before declaring a child abandoned or orphan and available for adoption, the committee will make efforts and an inquiry to trace parents or guardians.
One of the kin of the family that adopted the infant boy approached Mumbai police claiming the papers, including birth certificate, seem to be fake.