euthanasia

Govt opposes 'living will' in cases of passive euthanasia, tells SC it can be misused

Govt opposes 'living will' in cases of passive euthanasia, tells SC it can be misused

Passive euthanasia is a condition where there is withdrawal of medical treatment with the deliberate intention to hasten the death of a terminally ill-patient.

Oct 10, 2017, 20:36 PM IST
"It's better to die than to suffer" — UP sugarcane farmers write to PM Modi, Yogi Adityanath, seek euthanasia

"It's better to die than to suffer" — UP sugarcane farmers write to PM Modi, Yogi Adityanath, seek euthanasia

A group of farmers in Uttar Pradesh have written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, threatening suicide over non-payment of sugarcane.

May 07, 2017, 14:16 PM IST
First mercy killing of minor in Belgium: Report

First mercy killing of minor in Belgium: Report

The Netherlands also allows mercy killings for children, but only for those aged over 12.

Sep 17, 2016, 15:42 PM IST

Belgian Paralympian: I`m not ready yet for euthanasia

Belgian Paralympian Marieke Vervoort said in Rio on Sunday that she`s still considering euthanasia to escape a life of unbearable physical pain -- only not quite yet.

Sep 12, 2016, 04:24 AM IST
Watch video- Paralysed chimpanzee walks again with the help of a touch-screen

Watch video- Paralysed chimpanzee walks again with the help of a touch-screen

 A chimpanzee has learned to walk again after being paralysed due to illness.

Jul 07, 2016, 00:04 AM IST