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sex determination

Birthright: Foetal test to get simpler

A new method makes testing foetal sex determination very simple; but it comes with ethical and legal issues.

21 May 2018 5:48 AM

Mankind: WH(Y) chromosome is disappearing in man?

Some research studies claim that the Y chromosome is doomed, while some beg to differ.

18 Mar 2018 1:46 AM

Supreme Court: Sex determination ads must be blocked

Search engines Google, Microsoft and Yahoo informed the court that they would not sponsor any advertisement on pre-natal sex determination tests.

14 Dec 2017 2:09 AM

Tracking devices on sonography machines

The data collected after installation of these tracking devices will be handed over to the state health department.

22 Aug 2017 2:38 AM

No bail for doctor held in sex determination racket

The doctor escaped from the spot and police recovered sex determination equipment from the room.

21 Aug 2017 1:55 AM


Mandatory sex determination

We get celebrities to give their take on a current issue each week and lend their perspective to a much-discussed topic.

16 Apr 2017 12:09 AM

Can’t curtail right to information: Supreme Court

Search engines Google, Microsoft and Yahoo said that they would not sponsor any advertisement on pre-natal sex determination tests.

14 Apr 2017 12:55 AM

Pre-natal sex test is just an idea: Gopaldas Agarwal

The PAC’s report on the woman and child welfare department in the state was tabled in the House on April 7.

13 Apr 2017 7:38 AM

Kolhapur Police arrest one more in Sangli foeticide racket

The police is finding out details about a courier company that used to send medicines to Khidrapure.

16 Mar 2017 6:12 AM

Child sex ratio falls in J&K Muslim-dominated areas

It termed the situation as a “monumental challenge” and urged the state government to undertake measures to monitor prenatal sex selection laws.

01 Mar 2017 3:31 AM


Reasonable, or going too far?

The court may, however, have strayed into contestable areas as it said freedom of information was not absolute.

18 Feb 2017 6:11 AM

Sex test ads: Be smarter!

Education and awareness are tools to help mitigate the problem in the long run.

18 Nov 2016 6:54 AM

Remove sex test ads in 36 hours: Supreme Court to search engines

The court said the nodal agency can be alerted by any person on such information available on the internet.

17 Nov 2016 1:37 AM