17 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked representatives of 'Girl Rising', a global campaign to educate and empower girls, to focus on the issue of female foeticide in India.
06 May 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed displeasure over the conduct of Centre, Delhi government and various states for not giving wide publicity to its directions on female foeticide for strict implementation of law prohibiting sex determination.
19 Aug 2015
Washington: The first drug to treat low sexual desire in women won approval from US health regulators yesterday, but with a warning about potentially dangerous low blood pressure and fainting side effects, especially when taken with alcohol.
21 Aug 2015
London: Teenage Pakistani female education rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived a Taliban assassination bid in 2012 and became the youngest recipient of a Nobel peace prize, has secured high marks in UK's national school exams.
20 Jan 2015
Panipat : Stressing that the society as a whole needs to change the mindset towards the girl child to end problem of female foeticide, Union minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday said practice was more prevalent among the middle, upper-middle and rich sections of society.
13 Aug 2015
New York: A new study of a brain region involved in learning and memory, responses to stress and epilepsy has found that male and female brains operate differently at a molecular level.
25 Dec 2014
Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi while visiting his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi on Thursday denounced the practice of female foeticide prevailing in the country, saying "there is no bigger sin" than this and sought the help of people in the field of art and culture in "shaking" the society so stop the menace.
27 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The government admitted that there has been an increase in cases of female and infant foeticide across the country.
22 Jan 2015
Panipat: Denouncing the practice of female foeticide, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the discrimination against girls reflects "mental illness" and displays a mindset worse than that in the 18th century.
11 Nov 2014
New Delhi: In tackling female foeticide, Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi believes changing people's mindset in an incentive-based way is more pertinent than bringing in stern laws. Gandhi said that the Government's Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme will be based on a strong system of incentives and media advocacy in bringing about an all-round change in attitudes.