Dentist Death

  • Ireland: Savita's death prompts review of abortion laws 01-05-2013 05:14 PM

    New Delhi: The Irish cabinet has reached an agreement which will allow limited legal abortions for the first time ever. This historic bill is part of legislative changes that were promised after Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar died after she was denied a life-saving abortion. The new bill, which will have...
  • Savita Halappanavar death: Doctor admits system failures 10-04-2013 08:31 PM

    London: Savita Halappanavar's consultant obstetrician has admitted there were a number of system failures in her care at Galway University Hospital, where the 17-week pregnant Indian dentist died last October. Dr Katherine Astbury told the ongoing inquest into Savita's death at Galway Courthouse in Ireland that she was unaware of...
  • My personal condolances to Savita's family: Irish Minister 26-11-2012 06:02 PM

    Ciarán Cannon, TD Ireland's Minister for Education and Skills talks about abortion law in Ireland and Savita's case. ...
  • Cooperate in Savita case: Irish PM to husband 22-11-2012 11:59 AM

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister of Ireland Enda Kenny has claimed that Savita Halappanavar's husband was not cooperating in the investigation of his wife's death. The Irish Prime Minister requested Savitas husband Parveen to meet the head of the investigation team Sabaratnam Arulkumaran. Savita's husband has demanded for an impartial...
  • Inquiry into Savita's death will be fair: Ireland 20-11-2012 11:40 PM

    London: Facing all round flak, Ireland on Tuesday announced a seven-member team headed by a noted Sri Lankan doctor to probe the tragic death of an Indian dentist after doctors allegedly refused to terminate her 17-week pregnancy despite serious complications, saying "this is a Catholic country". It also promised that...
  • Savita's case was not about abortion: Ireland's bishops 20-11-2012 05:32 PM

    London: Amidst a raging debate on the country's strict abortion laws, Ireland's Catholic bishops have said that the church "has never taught that the life of a child in the womb should be preferred to that of a mother". Reacting to the death of Savita Halappanavar, the standing committee of...
  • Irish cabinet to discuss the anti-abortion law today 20-11-2012 06:32 AM

    New Delhi: The Irish cabinet is expected to discuss amendments to its anti-abortion law on Tuesday. This a day before the Irish Parliament discussed an expert committee's report into the death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar. The 31-year old died of complications on the October 28 after being denied a...
  • Irish govt must clarify on abortion issue: Amnesty 17-11-2012 09:06 AM

    London: Observing that the tragic death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar illustrates a gap in Irish law, rights group Amnesty on Saturday asked Ireland to ensure that its domestic policy on access to abortion is in line with international human rights law. Amnesty International has written to Irish Minister for...
  • Ireland: Thousands of women move to England for termination 17-11-2012 07:09 AM

    New Delhi: After the tragic death of a 31-year-old Indian dentist in Ireland, Savita Halappanavar, India has formally spoken to authorities in Dublin. But as the probe goes on, it has been found that thousands of women from Ireland are forced to travel to England for abortions. Savita was unfortunate...
  • 'Blame doctors, not religion for Savita's death' 16-11-2012 07:28 AM

    New Delhi: The tragic death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar's in Ireland sparked an outrage and brought the debate on the abortion laws to the fore front. Activists say medical negligence and not the Catholic Church should be blamed for Savita's death. The Indian ambassador in Dublin is expected to...
  • Is it time for the Catholic church to change its views on abortion? 15-11-2012 11:26 PM

    The tragic death of a 31-year-old Indian dentist in Ireland, Savita Halappanavar, has ignited public protests and political debate on the country's abortion laws that are based on Catholic principles. ...
  • Ireland: Indian woman's death sparks public, political anger 15-11-2012 09:35 PM

    New Delhi: The tragic death of a 31-year-old Indian dentist in Ireland, Savita Halappanavar, who died after being denied a life-saving abortion at an Irish hospital, has ignited public protests and political debate on the country's abortion laws that are based on Catholic principles. Seventeen weeks pregnant, Savita was admitted...
  • Thousands rally in Ireland over death of Indian woman 15-11-2012 08:43 PM

    Dublin: Thousands of people rallied outside Ireland's parliament on Wednesday to demand strict abortion rules be eased after a pregnant Indian woman repeatedly denied a termination died in an Irish hospital. Savita Halappanavar, 31, admitted to University Hospital Galway in the west of Ireland last month, died of septicaemia a...
  • Indian woman's death: Irish authorities order probe 15-11-2012 06:33 PM

    New Delhi: The debate over legalising abortions in Ireland has revived after the death of 31-year-old Savita Halappanavar, who died of complications after she was denied a potentially life-saving abortion. Seventeen weeks pregnant, Savita was admitted to the hospital after she complained of severe back pain. Her husband says doctors...
  • Savita's parents slam Ireland's abortion law 15-11-2012 02:38 PM

    New Delhi: Reacting to the tragic death of an Indian woman dentist in Ireland after being refused abortion, the Ministry of External Affairs has said that the Indian embassy in Dublin is closely monitoring the developments. "We deeply regret the tragic death of Ms Halappanavar. Our Embassy in Dublin is...