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A stray dog will love the same as a pedigree dog. And it’s time to reciprocate that love with TikTok!
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A stray dog will love the same as a pedigree dog. And it’s time to reciprocate that love with TikTok!

If you have a pet dog, then you would probably fail to imagine him/her ever being hurt or in pain.

The Lost Child: Suno India and Firstpost present a podcast on the country's child shelter homes
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The Lost Child: Suno India and Firstpost present a podcast on the country's child shelter homes

The Lost Child, a series by Suno India supported by Firstpost, gives insight into child shelter homes in India and explores the ground reality of the lives of these young people. The series will ask complex questions as it progresses: Why are shelter homes underfunded and not staffed sufficiently? Why is family restoration through counseling and support not a big priority for the government? What is being done to help children in shelter homes to cope?

9 Months | Season 3 | Different Strokes: Non-conventional Parenting
9 Months

9 Months | Season 3 | Different Strokes: Non-conventional Parenting

A celebrity special episode with Jay Bhanushali & Mahhi Vij discussing how they have adopted their helper’s kids and are taking care of their education, health, nutrition and well-being.

Section 377 Verdict: Gay marriage, inheritance, adoption laws unlikely; 'majoritarian' view will keep State, SC away
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Section 377 Verdict: Gay marriage, inheritance, adoption laws unlikely; 'majoritarian' view will keep State, SC away

The Supreme Court was able to read down Section 377 because right to equality guaranteed in the Constitution, but to legalise gay marriages, adoption or inheritance, requires legislative changes, something only the Parliament can do

Maneka Gandhi asks Indian Ambassador to Spain to send abandoned MP girl back from Madrid, vows to ensure safe custody
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Maneka Gandhi asks Indian Ambassador to Spain to send abandoned MP girl back from Madrid, vows to ensure safe custody

Maneka Gandhi called on Ambassador in Spain DB Venkatesh Varma to send back the 13-year old, who was abandoned by a Spanish couple after they were allegedly deceived about her age

Australia resumes adoptions from India after 8 years of suspension, says Ministry of Women and Child Development
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Australia resumes adoptions from India after 8 years of suspension, says Ministry of Women and Child Development

The suspension was enforced by Australia over charges of child trafficking for inter-country adoption by some recognised Indian placement agencies.

Kumar Sanu says he kept adoption of daughter Shannon a secret as he was 'afraid of society'
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Kumar Sanu says he kept adoption of daughter Shannon a secret as he was 'afraid of society'

Kumar Sanu's daughter Shannon made her debut with pop single, 'A Long Time', written and produced by Justin Bieber’s frequent collaborator, Jason Boyd

9 Months: India's youngest single dad Aditya Tiwari, on what it takes to raise a child with Down syndrome
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9 Months: India's youngest single dad Aditya Tiwari, on what it takes to raise a child with Down syndrome

Aditya Tiwari describes his journey to becoming India's youngest single father of a child with Down syndrome

CARA report shows 60 percent children adopted in India in 2017-18 were girls; Maharashtra leads
India

CARA report shows 60 percent children adopted in India in 2017-18 were girls; Maharashtra leads

Nearly 60 percent of children adopted in the last six years were girls across states in India, led by Maharashtra which also recorded the highest number of adoptions in recent years, government data showed.

Sherin Mathews' gravesite made public in Dallas; three-year-old Indian girl was allegedly killed by her adoptive father
India

Sherin Mathews' gravesite made public in Dallas; three-year-old Indian girl was allegedly killed by her adoptive father

Seven weeks after Sherin Mathews' body was found in a culvert by a cadaver dog, the location of the 3-year-old Indian toddler’s final resting place has been revealed.

Centre to make registration of adoption under Hindu law mandatory to check trafficking
India

Centre to make registration of adoption under Hindu law mandatory to check trafficking

Parents adopting a child under Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act could be required to mandatorily register with country's apex adoption body

Maneka Gandhi asks state adoption bodies to register all orphanages under Juvenile Justice Act by 1 December
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Maneka Gandhi asks state adoption bodies to register all orphanages under Juvenile Justice Act by 1 December

Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday appealed to state adoption bodies to ensure that all orphanages are registered under the Juvenile Justice Act by 1 December.

Child trafficking, 'manufactured orphans': The dark underbelly of inter-country adoption in India
India

Child trafficking, 'manufactured orphans': The dark underbelly of inter-country adoption in India

There was a boom in inter country adoption in India back in the 1970s-80s. Now adults, many of those adopted children are trying to trace their roots — to shocking conclusions.

Angela Merkel votes against same-sex marriage in Germany but eases resistance to measure
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Angela Merkel votes against same-sex marriage in Germany but eases resistance to measure

Though Chancellor Angela Merkel voted against same-sex marriage, she paved the way for its passage by freeing other members of her party to vote their 'conscience'

Sikh couple in UK refused permission to adopt white child because of 'cultural heritage'
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Sikh couple in UK refused permission to adopt white child because of 'cultural heritage'

A Sikh couple in the United Kingdom has claimed that they were refused permission to adopt a white child because of their "cultural heritage" and told to adopt a child from India instead.

An 'official' family: Laws of parenthood in India
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An 'official' family: Laws of parenthood in India

So what does parenthood entail in the eyes of the law?

Stringent new adoption laws aim to eliminate babies' commodification, but are all parents happy?
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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

Firstpost Investigation: Bengal's 'baby sale' racket saw 10,000 newborns sold in 20 years
India

Firstpost Investigation: Bengal's 'baby sale' racket saw 10,000 newborns sold in 20 years

Bengal’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

Maternity Benefit Amendment Bill passed by Lok Sabha increases mandatory paid leave to 26 weeks
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Maternity Benefit Amendment Bill passed by Lok Sabha increases mandatory paid leave to 26 weeks

The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed a bill to increase maternity leave to 26 weeks from 12 weeks at present.

Brazil Open: Who's a good dog? The tennis ball retrievers at Sao Paulo for 2nd straight year
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Brazil Open: Who's a good dog? The tennis ball retrievers at Sao Paulo for 2nd straight year

The ball dogs are back for the second consecutive year at the Brazil open and once again stole the show during the semifinal match, Saturday.