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Kangana Ranaut says she was 'the unwanted child'

On the occasion of the International Women's Day, Kangana Ranaut demanded that portrayal of women as "selfless" Indian ladies who only care about the happiness of the men in their lives should be stopped as it is regressive.

Mar 09, 2016, 08:23 AM IST

Drug meant for treating infertility in women: Ramdev's trust

Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust on Sunday sought to clarify the controversy over 'Putrajeevak Beej' medicine manufactured by the yoga guru-owned Divya Pharmacy, saying that the drug was meant for dealing with the problem of infertility in women and termed as "false and misleading" the notion that it promises a male child.

May 03, 2015, 19:29 PM IST

Putrajeevak medicine row: Patanjali Yogapeeth to put disclaimer 'it's not for sex determination'

After facing flak from all quarters over a purported ayurvedic product by yoga guru Baba Ramdev's Divya Pharmacy promising male child, Patanjali Yogapeeth on Saturday stated that a disclaimer will be put on the product, claiming it is for women and has nothing to do with sex determination.

May 02, 2015, 11:08 AM IST

CPI(M) demands Ramdev's prosecution under two laws

CPI(M) on Friday demanded prosecution of yoga guru Ramdev for allegedly branding of a medicine manufactured by his pharmacy as one which helps conceiving a male child under laws on sex determination and consumer protection.

May 02, 2015, 01:09 AM IST

Infertility medicine issue: Health Minister JP Nadda to look into Ramdev's controversial 'Putrajeevak Beej'

Amid the controversy over a purported ayurvedic product by yoga guru Baba Ramdev's Divya Pharmacy promising male child, Union Health minister JP Nadda has promised to look into the matter. 

May 01, 2015, 16:07 PM IST

Ramdev says 'Divya Putrajeevak Seed' doesn't guarantee a male child

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Friday slammed his critics for claiming that 'Divya Putrajeevak Seed', sold by Divya Pharmacy, guarantees a male child.

May 01, 2015, 13:24 PM IST

Divya Putrajeevak Seed doesn't guarantee male child, only helps in conceiving: Baba Ramdev

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Friday slammed his critics for claiming that 'Divya Putrajeevak Seed', sold by Divya Pharmacy, guarantees a male child.

May 01, 2015, 08:38 AM IST

Uproar in Rajya Sabha over Baba Ramdev's infertility medicine 'Divya Putrajeevak Seed'

Rajya Sabha on Thursday witnessed uproarious scenes over yoga guru Baba Ramdev's much-publicised infertility medicine 'Divya Putrajeevak Seed', which is being sold by Divya Pharmacy.

Apr 30, 2015, 12:44 PM IST

UK bans sex-based abortions

The UK government has issued fresh guidelines to close a legal loophole that allowed sex-based abortions amid reports that several infant girls were "missing" in certain ethnic communities, largely British Asian, who have a cultural preference to a male child.

May 24, 2014, 19:09 PM IST

Quality of seminal fluid crucial to male child`s health: Study

A latest study has claimed that fathers` input right from the time of conception with the quality of his seminal fluid play a key and unique role in the future health of their children.
Scientists have known for some years that seminal fluid is critical in determining whether or not a couple is able to conceive a child.

Jan 28, 2014, 09:28 AM IST

Pakistani man buys girl to give birth to male child

His wish to father a son from a girl `bought` for the purpose landed a 55-year-old man in police custody in Pakistan`s Punjab province.

Aug 25, 2013, 17:53 PM IST

UP: Man kills wife for not bearing male child

Upset with his wife for not bearing a male child, a man killed her in Bareilly, police said.

Jul 11, 2012, 18:25 PM IST

Need to change preference for male child: MP CM

MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that there was an urgent
need to change the mindset under which couples preferred
having boys over girl child.

Oct 04, 2011, 18:05 PM IST

Woman killed for not giving birth to male child

A woman was allegedly killed by
her in-laws for failing to give birth to a male child in Pant
Nagar locality in the city, police said on Friday.

May 21, 2010, 18:18 PM IST

Chinese turn their backs on male child amid eco woes

Tough economic conditions, and
the spiralling cost of living, has forced Chinese to turn
their backs on decades of tradition of preference for male
children.

Aug 03, 2009, 23:40 PM IST