16 May 2012
Haryana’s Women and Child Development Minister Geeta Bhukkal on Tuesday said that it is mandatory for the organisations engaged in the welfare of needy and deprived children. The minister said that whether it be a government or a voluntary organisation, they must get registered under the Juvenile Justice Act, 2000 and the Orphanages and Other Charitable Homes Act, 1960.
22 Oct 2015
New Delhi: The decision of Mother Teresa's orphanages not to offer children for adoption over ideological differences with the new adoption guidelines has kicked off a debate whether single parents should be allowed to adopt a child with Women and Child Development Ministry not willing to bend the revised rules.
24 Jun 2014
Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday directed the state government to furnish by July 2 the details of investigation conducted by police so far in the case relating to bringing of over 500 children from Jharkhand, Bihar and West Bengal meant for orphanages in the state.
22 Aug 2016
New Delhi: A medium intensity earthquake measuring 3.5 on Richter scale hit Haryana on Monday, with tremors being felt in the national capital and neighbouring areas too.
06 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Putting an end to his three months sudden disappearance, Indian rap singer Yo Yo Honey Singh has made a public appearance on New Year's day.
14 Jan 2016
Chandigarh: Shallow fog today enveloped most parts of Punjab and Haryana even as the minimum temperatures in the region hovered above normal.
27 Jul 2016
Chandigarh: Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij today claimed the state government had no control over the activities of the Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre at Rai in Sonipat even as the state police has been asked to complete its probe into the doping scandal surrounding wrestler Narsingh Yadav.
12 Apr 2016
Chandigarh: Gurgaon has been renamed Gurugram, the Haryana government announced today.
16 Jul 2016
Chandigarh: Haryana government will issue 'soil health cards' to all farmers in Panchkula and Panipat districts by October.
13 Mar 2016
Chandigarh: Standing wheat crop was damaged in hundreds of acres of agricultural fields in Punjab and Haryana due to unseasonal rainfall accompanied with high velocity winds over the past 24 hours.