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Online youth forum fights female foeticide


February 28th, 2009 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS)) An online youth movement campaigning for gender justice and building public opinion against female foeticide has launched a new initiative to spread awareness among the medical fraternity ... Read more...

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Apex court to examine if abortion be allowed after 20 weeks


February 13th, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Can women be allowed to undergo abortion beyond the 20th week of pregnancy, the legal limit, in case the foetus is detected with life threatening deformities? The ... Read more...

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Woman who sought to abort foetus suffers miscarriage


August 14th, 2008 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Niketa Mehta, the Mumbai housewife whose plea for aborting her 26-week-old foetus had been turned down by the Bombay High Court, has suffered a miscarriage. Her husband Haresh ... Read more...

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Court rejects plea to abort foetus with heart defects (Lead)


August 4th, 2008 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Monday rejected a plea by a Mumbai couple seeking to abort their 25-week unborn child who was found to have congenital heart defects - ... Read more...

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