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  • Urgent need to check skewed sex ratio: Azad January 17, 2013

    New Delhi: There was an urgent need to overcome the male-biased sex ratio in the country through a combination of strategies, including new laws and advocacy, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Wednesday. "There is an urgent need to overcome male-biased birth ratios through a combination of strategies, including attention...
  • Govt spells doom for 'clinics of death' | What it means December 13, 2007

    New Delhi: The Government is planning tough new measures against doctors and clinics that carry out sex determination tests. Stricter punishment, a 10-fold increase in fines, a medical audit for gynaecologists and incentives for informers are among the measures being planned. And if the Government does goes through...