Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicAutopsy

Topic: autopsy

Why Modi govt’s new autopsy rules will eliminate delays for families, boost organ donation

Modi govt Monday introduced a new post-mortem protocol that allows autopsies to be performed after daylight. Earlier convention often led to a delay in the procedure.

Govt allows post-mortem after sunset in hospitals with proper infrastructure

Health Ministry said the new procedure promotes organ donation and transplant as organs can be harvested in the stipulated time window after the procedure.

Family of teen killed in Lakhimpur Kheri wants 2nd autopsy after first ‘rules out bullet wound’

Gurvinder Singh was among the 4 farmers killed in Sunday’s violence at Lakhimpur Kheri. His family refused to cremate him Tuesday, reiterating the allegation that he was shot dead.

AIIMS, Safdarjung Hospital begin testing bodies for Covid-19 before conducting autopsies

Bodies are being tested to ensure doctors aren't exposed to the virus during an autopsy. It also ensures the body is disposed without exposing families to risk.

Delhi family of 11 hanged itself to ‘thank gods for manglik daughter’s marriage’

Psychological autopsy of family says deaths were because of a 'ritual gone wrong', rules out suicidal tendencies among members, aged 15 to 77 years.

On Camera

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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