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May 05, 2017
An 'official' family: Laws of parenthood in IndiaSo what does parenthood entail in the eyes of the law?
May 04, 2017
Stringent new adoption laws aim to eliminate babies' commodification, but are all parents happy?Parents will be shown only one child (instead of three). They have 48 hours to accept or reject the child, and if they do reject, they will be referred two more children. If they reject again, they go to the bottom of the waiting list
Apr 30, 2017
Indian adoption policy: Couples will not be allowed to 'pick and choose' children, says govtProspective parents going for adoption will now not be allowed to "pick and choose" and can only accept or reject the child offered by the national adoption body.
Apr 17, 2017
Firstpost Investigation: Bengal's 'baby sale' racket saw 10,000 newborns sold in 20 yearsBengal’s illegal baby sale has flourished for a little over two decades and has seen a whopping 10,000 babies changing hands due to an ever-increasing demand from plush families in Mumbai and Delhi
Mar 10, 2017
Maternity Benefit Amendment Bill passed by Lok Sabha increases mandatory paid leave to 26 weeksThe Lok Sabha on Thursday passed a bill to increase maternity leave to 26 weeks from 12 weeks at present.
Mar 08, 2017
Electric vehicles push: Govt's top brass to give eco-friendly vehicles a boostTo promote eco-friendly vehicles, the government has been offering incentives on electric and hybrid vehicles of up to Rs 29,000 for bikes and Rs 1.38 lakh for cars under the scheme in pilot mode.
Mar 07, 2017
Brazil Open: Who's a good dog? The tennis ball retrievers at Sao Paulo for 2nd straight yearThe ball dogs are back for the second consecutive year at the Brazil open and once again stole the show during the semifinal match, Saturday.
Mar 06, 2017
Gurmeet Singh, Debina Choudhary to adopt two orphan girls; will admit them in Patna schoolAfter Karan Johar, now television couple Gurmeet and Debina Choudhary have also become parents to two Bihar girls, but through adoption.
Feb 27, 2017
Culling stray dogs: Civic bodies are inflicting needless suffering on man's best friendWhat is ownership? Do we own everything in the world? Is every plant, every creature a belonging of some human. Does it have no right to live?
Feb 27, 2017
TCS confident of maintaining leadership position in domestic market, says CEO Rajesh GopinathanFor Indian IT companies, America accounts for the lion's share of revenues at about 60 per cent, while Europe and the UK contribute about 20 per cent.