Family Planning

  • Seven bn & counting: Family planning a challenge 31-10-2011 08:53 PM

    New Delhi: In keeping with the United Nations projection that the world population would hit 7 billion for the first time, on October 31, babies from the Philippines, to Uttar Pradesh are symbolically being recognised as the seven billionth person. Though the UN on Monday announced the birth of the...
  • Kerala's two-child draft draws minority flak 27-09-2011 07:54 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The proposed plan of the Kerala government to control population has come under severe criticism. It recommends a fine of Rs 10,000 for couples who have more than two children. The controversial change in the approach to family planning is being mooted in one of India's most progressive states....
  • Now, fatwa says Muslims can use contraceptives 17-01-2008 09:21 AM

    Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board has said that it had no information about the return of refuge wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider to the country from London. A senior PCB official told PTI neither was the board aware of Haider having withdrawn his application for asylum with the British home office nor his...