Priority for adoption may be given to those from same state as that of child, say sources

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.

published on : 14th September 2021

Change in rule to make adoption by NRIs easier, two-year stay in India not mandatory

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.

published on : 14th September 2021

Sivakarthikeyan adopts lion, elephant from Chennai zoo

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.

published on : 5th September 2021

Jammu and Kashmir grants six-month adoption leave to woman employees

During the period, the employee shall be paid a salary equal to the pay drawn immediately before proceeding on leave.

published on : 26th August 2021

Kerala man approaches court seeking custody of 21-month-old adopted child after death of wife

"I need him and I can't live without him. I am bringing him up as my own child," said the petitioner

published on : 5th August 2021

Police crack adoption racket in Mysuru

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.

published on : 5th August 2021

PayTM to hire 20,000 field sales executives across India

According to a PayTM hiring advertisement, field sales executives would have the opportunity to earn as much as Rs 35,000 and more in monthly salaries and commissions.

published on : 1st August 2021

Change in mindset? Girls preferred over boys for adoption in Bihar

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.

published on : 21st July 2021

The priceless ‘commodity’: Nexus of child trafficking in Tamil Nadu

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.

published on : 11th July 2021

Long-waiting period, social stigma force couples into illegal adoption: Expert

“We were treated a failure by our family members. We were ridiculed during social gatherings and ostracised from family functions.

published on : 11th July 2021

IMA calls for adoption of villages by doctors to ensure 100 per cent vaccination

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. 

published on : 4th July 2021

Madurai: Seven booked for illegal adoption of girl child

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.

published on : 4th July 2021

Babies rescued from illegal adoption, 3 held after Madurai cops probe fake Covid death certificate

After allegations surfaced on social media that the baby had been buried with fake documents, the district collector ordered a probe. 

published on : 1st July 2021

Couples can apply to adopt child staying at Delhi government's care institutions

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.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Mumbai doctor held for forging papers to facilitate illegal adoption

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. 

published on : 20th June 2021
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