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SC seeks steps to stop sex-determination contents on websites

SC seeks steps to stop sex-determination contents on websites

04 Dec 2014

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday said that an effort has to be made to ensure that websites like Google India, Yahoo India and Microsoft Corporation (I) Pvt Ltd do not show contents in violation of the Indian law prohibiting sex determination of a feotus.

Supreme Court,   Foeticide,   Sex-Determination Google India,   Yahoo India,   Microsoft Corporation,   Ranjit Kumar,   Cyber Laws,   Department of Information and Technology ,  
Change in mindset needed to tackle female <strong>foeticide</strong>: Maneka Gandhi

Change in mindset needed to tackle female foeticide: Maneka Gandhi

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.

female foeticide,   Maneka Gandhi,   Beti Bachao Beti Padhao,   BBBP scheme,   incentive,  
Modi government likely to seek Facebook's help to promote education

Modi government likely to seek Facebook's help to promote education

10 Oct 2014

New Delhi: The government is expected take up with social networking giant Facebook social sector issues like education and empowerment of the girl child, female foeticide and 'Clean Ganga' campaign and seek its help in promoting them.

Modi government,   Social networking,   Facebook,   Social sector,   Education,   Female foeticide,   Clean Ganga,   Facebook India,   Mark Zuckerberg,  
HC issues notice to Jharkhand government on foeticides in state

HC issues notice to Jharkhand government on foeticides in state

17 Jul 2014

Ranchi: Jharkhand High Court has issued a notice to the state government seeking details of the steps taken by it to check instances of illegal abortion and foeticide cases here.

Jharkhand,   foetecide,   foeticide in Jharkhand,   notice to Jharkhand government,   illegal abortion,  
There is no threat to me, says Aamir Khan

There is no threat to me, says Aamir Khan

27 Feb 2014

Mumbai: Aamir Khan has rubbished reports of threat to his life in the wake of sensitive issues taken up by him during the first season of his television show 'Satyamev Jayate'.

Aamir Khan,   Satyamev Jayate 2,   women empowerment,   Lok Sabha elections 2014,   female foeticide,   medical malpractices,   ,  
US lawmakers concerned over increasing female <strong>foeticide</strong> in India

US lawmakers concerned over increasing female foeticide in India

11 Sep 2013

Washington: Expressing concern over increasing female foeticide in India, American lawmakers and experts have asked the US Government to help play a role in curbing such horrific practices and abuses against the girl child and women.

female foeticide,   india,   united states,   ami gera,   health,  
Slap murder charge for female <strong>foeticide</strong>: Khap Mahapanchayat

Slap murder charge for female foeticide: Khap Mahapanchayat

14 Jul 2012

A Khap Mahapanchayat, attended by leaders of over 300 khaps from Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh here, took a stern stand against female foeticide on Saturday and demanded that murder charges be slapped against those who indulge into the "heinous act".

Female foeticide,   Khap Panchayat,   Khap leaders,   Haryana sex ratio ,  
8 formalin-preserved foetuses, one uterus found in drainage

8 formalin-preserved foetuses, one uterus found in drainage

03 Jun 2012

Two jars containing eight foetuses and one uterus preserved in formalin, were on Saturday found thrown in an open drainage in Gawla Colony here, police said.

Foeticide in Madhya Pradesh,   killing of girl child,   female foeticide in Madhya Pradesh ,  
Pune hospital waves maternity charges whenever a girl is born

Pune hospital waves maternity charges whenever a girl is born

19 Feb 2013

In a bid to prevent female foeticide, a private hospital has been waiving off the entire maternity charges whenever a girl-child is born.

Pune hospital,   maternity charges,   female foeticide,   pregnant women,  
Ajay Devgn-Kajol to make film on female <strong>foeticide</strong>

Ajay Devgn-Kajol to make film on female foeticide

18 May 2012

Bollywood star couple Ajay Devgn and Kajol have associated themselves with the Maharashtra government's campaign against female foeticide.  Devgn's script for a social awareness film has been approved by the state's health department.

Ajay Devgn's film on female foeticide,   Female foeticide films,   Bollywood on female foeticide,  

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