Sonography

  • Sex determination tests will be punishable under the National Security Act: Madhya Pradesh government 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Madhya Pradesh government has said that it will take action against sonography centres conducting sex determination tests under the stringent National Security Act. State health minister Narottam Mishra made this announcement in a meeting of the State Supervisory Board on Sex Determination Prohibition Act on Monday. Prenatal sex...
  • Government to set up panels to curb female foeticide May 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government will set up vigilance committees in four cities of the state, including Mumbai, to check female foeticide. Speaking at a Pre Conception and Pre Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) (PCPNDT) review meeting, Health Minister Suresh Shetty said the vigilance committees will be headed by the...
  • Sex determination on in J&K despite crackdown June 23, 2012

    Srinagar: A year after the Jammu and Kashmir government cracked down on sex determination centres, CNN-IBN has learnt that many of them have opened up again. In 2011, year when census figures had revealed the declining numbers of the girl child, the state government had come down heavily on the diagnostic...
  • Beed doctor couple to be produced in court today June 18, 2012

    Mumbai: After more than a month on the run, the Doctor couple wanted in cases of illegal abortions and female foeticide in Maharashtra's Beed district finally surrendered on Sunday. Doctors Sadam and Saraswati Munde will be produced in court on Monday. The Bombay High Court had rejected their bail...
  • Illegal abortion cases: Beed doctor couple surrenders June 18, 2012

    New Delhi: The doctor couple wanted in cases of illegal abortion cases in Beed on Sunday surrendered before police. Sadam Munde and his wife surrendered in Parali police station. Earlier, the Bombay High Court rejected their bail plea on Friday. CNN-IBN had exposed how illegal abortions and female foeticide were...
  • Maharashtra government adopts 4 Beed girls June 12, 2012

    Mumbai: The Patekar girls, the eldest 12 and the youngest only one, left to fend for themselves. Their mother 28-year-old Vijaymala Patekar hemorrhaged to death on the operating table last month. She was pregnant with her fifth girl child. The girls' father was arrested. After CNN-IBN highlighted Vijaymala's case and...
  • Beed's absconding doctor arrested June 10, 2012

    Beed: An absconding doctor from Beed, accused of running a hospital despite suspension of licence, was on Sunday arrested from Waluj in Aurangabad district. With this, three doctors from the city are now in police custody in separate cases, all related to illegal abortions. Dr Madhav Trimbak Sanap (43) was arrested...
  • Beed: Govt promises action on female feoticide cases June 9, 2012

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra state government has promised to act against rampant female foeticide in Beed district that was reported by CNN-IBN earlier. The state government will meet Maharashtra Medical Council (MCI), Indian Medical Association (IMA) and radiologists to find a way to curb foeticide. They will all be looking at...
  • Female foeticide: Maha govt to meet medical council June 8, 2012

    Beed: The Maharashtra state government has promised to act against rampant female foeticide in Beed district that was reported by CNN-IBN earlier. The state government will meet Maharshtra Medical Council (MCI), Indian Medical Association (IMA) and radiologists to find a way to curb foeticide. They will all be looking at a...
  • Beed's rampant foeticide practice to end? June 8, 2012

    Beed: In a crackdown on female foeticide, the Maharashtra government is expected to order the closure of a stand-alone sonography centre in Beed district. The order comes after the recovery of several foetuses over the last few weeks and the death of a pregnant woman who was expecting her fourth...
  • No gender-preference says today's Indian parents September 23, 2011

    New Delhi: On the eve of Daughter’s Day, the matrimonial website Shaadi.com had conducted a survey to gauge the acceptance of a girl child in modern India. The survey which received over 6000 responses from the website members across India highlighted the preference for a girl child and the maturity...