Health  /  Published 04.07.20

Mind matters: Answers to your mental health queries

My daughter-in-law had her baby three months ago. She had an easy, normal delivery and is breastfeeding the baby. We also have a dedicated domestic help to help with the baby and the whole family pitc...
By Minu Budhia in

India  /  Published 29.10.18

Mother Teresa’s order back in adoptions fold

The Missionaries of Charity, which had pulled out of adoptions three years ago because of reservations over new guidelines allowing single, divorced or separated individuals to adopt, has agreed to re...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 11.03.19

Tatas on green turf with electric buses

Tata Motors will finish the delivery of 255 electric buses to six states within three months. The company had bagged the contracts from the state transport corporations (STCs) under the FAME I scheme....
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

World  /  Published 06.12.19

Sikh couple win UK adoption battle

A Sikh couple who were told they could not adopt white children because of their Indian heritage won £120,000 in damages on Friday after suing the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Council for ...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 06.07.19

Union Budget: Tax relief on e-vehicle buy

In a move to promote green transportation, the budget has proposed to provide additional income tax deduction of Rs 1.5 lakh on the interest paid on loans taken to purchase electric vehicles. Further,...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.01.19

Court lets woman adopt teen she raised, setting aside procedures

A Delhi court has allowed a 60-year-old woman to adopt a 16-year-old girl to whom she had been a guardian for over a decade, setting aside 'procedural deficiencies' and keeping the parent-child bond t...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.02.19

Adoptions reflect a waning gender bias, but should we celebrate?

A ray of light sometimes does penetrate the darkness. This was demonstrated by data from the Union ministry of women and child development which revealed that 60 per cent of the children adopted in In...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.20

Child adoption glitch report

Calcutta High Court on Wednesday directed the Children Welfare Committee (CHC) of Bengal to file a report on January 17 on the whereabouts of a five-month-old orphan whom the Children Adoption Resourc...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.12.19

Dilly-dally on DNA delays baby adoption

The negligence on the part of police in conducting the DNA test of the baby girl rescued from Ghurabandha jungle on September 6 has delayed her adoption process.Child Welfare Committee (CWC), under wh...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpdur

India  /  Published 03.02.20

Abductor’s child in cop care

A police officer involved in the weekend rescue of nearly two dozen children taken hostage in an Uttar Pradesh village said on Monday he would take “all responsibilities” of the one-year-old girl ...
By PTI in Lucknow


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