Saturday, 21 May, 2022

Topic: Sterilisation

‘Pent up’ demand led to 101 sterilisations, was not a camp, Chhattisgarh health officials say

Chhattisgarh district officials say Covid pandemic and lack of primary health care centre in Mainpat led to marathon sterilisations, point out that no norms were broken. State probe underway.

Male sterilisations simpler, but the more complicated female procedure is what India opts for

According to National Family Health Survey 4 data, 35.7% of all family planning procedures in India are female sterilisations while only 0.3% account for male sterilisations.

Chhattisgarh govt orders probe after surgeon operates on 101 women in 7 hours at sterilisation camp

The sterilisation camp was held on 27 August at Narmadapur community health centre in Mainpat development block of the district, located over 300 km away from the capital Raipur.

Population control is already on. Adityanath’s bill risks reversing UP’s improving trends

Uttar Pradesh’s laggard position with higher poverty, lower literacy and lower work opportunities requires more attention than this ‘population control bill’.

Need more male engagement, say experts after NFHS data shows imbalance in sterilisation

The findings of National Family Health Survey-5 show significant discrepancies between female and male sterilisations in all the 22-surveyed states and union territories.

After flak, MP govt withdraws its ‘get at least one man to sterilise or lose job’ order

The order warned male health workers that they could lose their salaries or jobs if they failed to get at least one man sterilised in the 2019-20 period.  

Sanjay Gandhi zinda hai: The Emergency temptation is alive in Congress and BJP alike

Sanjay Gandhi’s excesses showed the problem with dynastic politics. With Maneka and Varun in its fold, the BJP cannot complain about it.

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.