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PMC decentralises cell curbing pre-natal sex determination, evokes mixed reaction

July 14, 2022 3:22 am

The PMC has directed ward medical officers to enforce the PC-PNDT Act. While some activists pointed out that the cell would lose control over the enforcement of the Act, others said that it would unburden the dedicated cell.

Supreme Court allows 13-year-old rape survivor to abort her pregnancy

September 06, 2017 3:55 pm

The Mumbai-based rape survivor, a student of class seven had sought permission to abort the foetus.

Rise in abortion cases, ‘contraceptives failing’ most commonly cited reason

September 04, 2014 10:41 am

Survey in 2013-14 found that a total of 394 foetuses had defects, while in 2012-13, a total of 283 were identified with abnormalities.

Nanded radiologist booked under PCPNDT Act now

April 09, 2014 10:39 am

A Nanded-based radiologist facing charges under Sections of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act has now been booked under the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques

Don’t touch our abortion rights,say women groups

July 07, 2012 3:39 am

Women groups protesting against the malpractice of illegal sex selection have strongly hit out at government’s move to focus on the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act.

Checks on ultrasound and MTP centres to continue: Govt

July 06, 2012 1:16 am

Health authorities will continue their drive to check illegal sex selection as the government is in no mood to relent on the inspections being carried out on ultrasound and medical termination of pregnancy centres.

Illegal sale of abortion pills: Notices to 54 city chemists

July 04, 2012 4:38 am

FDA joint commissioner,Pune division,B R Masaal said the month-long inspection drive was necessitated after female foetuses were found in Beed district

Six sonography centres sealed in city

July 03, 2012 2:49 am

In the month-long drive to check illegal sex selection in Pune region,six sonography centres have been sealed in the jurisdiction of Pune Municipal Corporation,and show-case notices have been issued to seven in the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation limits and eight in rural areas.

In a month,190 sonography & 302 MTP centres sealed in state

June 27, 2012 1:47 am

A month-long drive to check illegal sex selection led to the sealing of as many as 190 sonography and 302 medical termination of pregnancy centres across Maharashtra

Ultrasound check: New restrictions come into force

June 21, 2012 1:07 am

PC-PNDT: Docs to be allowed only 2 ultrasound centres; 8-fold hike in registration fee