Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicTermination of pregnancy

Topic: termination of pregnancy

Centre notifies new rules extending abortion limit to 24 weeks for certain women

Upper limit for pregnancy termination has been extended from 21 to 24 weeks for survivors of sexual assault or incest, minors & women with physical disabilities.

Bombay high court allows aborting pregnancies older than 20 weeks without court permission

The Bombay high court ruled that pregnancies past the 20-week mark could be terminated without court permission if it risked the mental or physical health of the mother/foetus.

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.

On Camera

YourTurn

Vehicles travel along near-empty roads during a lockdown due to Covid in Shanghai, China | Representational image | Bloomberg

China’s economy slump shows no sign of bottoming out in May

The weakness in the gauge — the worst since the early months of the pandemic — reflects the lingering effects of large-scale lockdowns despite recent progress toward reopening.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

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.
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