Female foeticide

ICC Women's World Cup: Harmanpreet Kaur's mother sends out strong message, slams female foeticide

ICC Women's World Cup: Harmanpreet Kaur's mother sends out strong message, slams female foeticide

In Sunday's Lord's final, India will play hosts England. India have beaten England in their previous meeting, in a group game on the opening day of the tournament.

Jul 21, 2017, 23:36 PM IST

Adityanath govt banks on informers to curb female foeticide

At an event here, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed concern over the declining sex ratio in the state and launched the 'Mukhbir Yojana' (Informer Scheme) aimed at arresting cases of female foeticide.

Jun 24, 2017, 22:16 PM IST
President launches 'Selfie with Daughter' mobile application

President launches 'Selfie with Daughter' mobile application

The president expressed the hope that this would eventually help in dealing with problems arising out of gender imbalance.

Jun 09, 2017, 15:33 PM IST
Punjabi, Hindi-speaking communities in Canada may be practicing sex selective abortions: Report

Punjabi, Hindi-speaking communities in Canada may be practicing sex selective abortions: Report

The research also found that the ratios did not diminish with longer duration in Canada.

Apr 24, 2017, 21:59 PM IST
PM Modi calls for gender equality on Women's Day, says female foeticide can't be allowed

PM Modi calls for gender equality on Women's Day, says female foeticide can't be allowed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for gender equality and equal opportunities on Wednesday.

Mar 08, 2017, 22:44 PM IST
Haryana daughters have made India proud, female foeticide can't exist here: PM Narendra Modi

Haryana daughters have made India proud, female foeticide can't exist here: PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi was speaking at the Haryana Swarna Jayanti Utsav celebrations.

Nov 01, 2016, 21:17 PM IST

When a young girl's letter describing agony of unborn girl children moved Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel to tears

Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Thursday broke down when a class nine student girl read out a letter describing agony of unborn girl children to highlight the issue of female foeticide at a function in the Kheda district.

Jun 10, 2016, 20:46 PM IST
Boy vs girl: How people reacted to news of birth - This VIDEO will change the way you think!

Boy vs girl: How people reacted to news of birth - This VIDEO will change the way you think!

Here is an interesting video which features reactions from people when they got the news of birth of a boy vs a girl.

May 09, 2016, 12:47 PM IST

Child sex ratio improves in Rajasthan due to monitoring: Kataria

Rajasthan government on Wednesday said child sex ratio in the state has improved from 888 of 2011 census to 919 due to effective monitoring of pregnant women.

Mar 09, 2016, 15:11 PM IST

IMA supports Maneka Gandhi's view on making pre-natal sex determination compulsory

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) Saturday came out in support of Union Minister Maneka Gandhi's suggestion to make pre-natal sex determination compulsory to check female foeticide.

Feb 06, 2016, 20:20 PM IST

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Feb 02, 2016, 21:36 PM IST

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Feb 02, 2016, 21:22 PM IST
Govt may make prenatal sex tests compulsory to curb female foeticide

Govt may make prenatal sex tests compulsory to curb female foeticide

Maneka Gandhi said the Central government was mulling to lift the ban on sex determination of the foetus.

Feb 02, 2016, 09:23 AM IST

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Feb 01, 2016, 22:19 PM IST

Haryana khap does its bit to end female foeticide

No third child after the birth of two daughters and only Re. 1 to be taken by the groom as dowry from a girl’s family.

Dec 21, 2015, 21:18 PM IST

Haryana villages to be awarded for improving sex ratio

The minister said the manufacturers of all ultrasound machines, their suppliers, mechanics and technicians would also be registered so as to keep a strict vigil.

Nov 28, 2015, 22:20 PM IST
Here's how birth of a 'baby girl' can be a boon for you - Read

Here's how birth of a 'baby girl' can be a boon for you - Read

With every little ones' first cry comes a man banging a steel plate with a stick and ward boys and nurses running on the street offering "congratulations" and sweets to people.

Nov 25, 2015, 00:20 AM IST
Our education system lacks moral teachings: Himachal Pradesh Governor​

Our education system lacks moral teachings: Himachal Pradesh Governor​

Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat on Sunday said that our education system has literacy but it lacks "moral" teachings and stressed on the need to introduce morality in our education system and make our students "cultured and morally sound".

Nov 09, 2015, 10:40 AM IST

Delhi's skewed sex ratio: Is female foeticide the reason?

Delhi's sex ratio has become more and more skewed over the years. One study of families which already have one or more daughters shows just 219 girls being born for every 1,000 boys.

Oct 16, 2015, 21:23 PM IST

Delhi government acts against female foeticide

 Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain on Thursday issued notice to 89 hospitals and nursing homes in the national capital suspected of carrying out female foeticide.

Oct 16, 2015, 00:27 AM IST