Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicAbortion

Topic: abortion

Why people with good looks view sex differently than others

Good-looking people on average have more sexual opportunities and partners, enjoy larger benefits when it comes to romance.

Busting abortion myths in India on International Safe Abortion Day

According to a study published in The Lancet, the vast majority of India’s approximately 1.6 crore abortions took place outside a health facility.

SC says abortion amounts to murder, rejects 20-year-old Mumbai woman’s plea

The 20-year-old petitioner, now over 25 weeks pregnant, had cited marital discord and a desire to end her marriage as grounds to seek an abortion.

In SC, woman seeks abortion past 20-week ceiling, asserts right to privacy

Plea says privacy accorded to her by the August 2017 nine-judge bench challenges validity of MTP provisions

The homophobic, anti-abortion preacher making the rounds of South India’s science colleges

Abhishek Clifford, who heads the NGO Rescue 108 is believed to be of British origin and claims to be known by many names.

Global Pulse: Once again, bioterrorism and disease is overlooked by the White House

It seems all can never be well in Trump's White House. From the day the President took office, controversial decisions have come out of his establishment on an almost daily basis.

Abortion has been legal in India since 1971 but it is still not a woman’s right

Legal barriers, such as the blanket 20-week gestation limit, no mention of unmarried women in the clause of contraceptive failure, the need for physician’s consent – all constrain and deny women reproductive justice.

Global Pulse: It looks like Berlusconi is going to be back in power in Italy

Ireland will hold a referendum on abortion in May, in which the people will be asked whether they want to repeal of retain the the ban on abortions.

Tweaking India’s abortion law: Fear of foeticide trumping women’s reproductive rights?

MTP Act currently allows abortions for pregnancies up to 20 weeks, but Centre has had a proposal to extend the limit to 24 weeks in the pipeline since 2014.

MTP Act amendments: Fear of foeticide may be trumping women’s reproductive rights

MTP Act currently allows abortions for pregnancies up to 20 weeks, but Centre has had a proposal to extend the limit to 24 weeks in the pipeline since 2014.

On Camera

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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