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Jan 25, 2018
NFHS survey puts out shocking revelations: Few know about marital rape; female sterilisation rampant despite existence of condomsWhile 54 percent of rural and urban women are allowed to go to the market, 50 percent go to the health facility, and 48 percent to places outside the village or community.
Jan 05, 2018
Health ministry seeks more funds for family planning in Budget even though 40% of last year’s corpus unusedFinancial Management Report 2016-17 says only 60% of funds allocated for family planning were used this year
Nov 08, 2017
China-made robot gets a high score in a written test for national doctor qualification in ChinaWatched by examination supervisors, the robot answered the same test paper at the same time as its human counterparts in a designated test room.
Oct 01, 2017
Ex-Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi says Muslims better off in India than in most countriesIntolerance is indeed rising in society but it is not likely to last long, former Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi has said in an interview.
Jul 12, 2017
MTV Nishedh: African series on safe sex and family planning to be remade for Indian audienceMTV Shuga, Viacom 18's African series based on safe sex, HIV and family planning to be made in India. The show will be titled as MTV Nishedh and will deal with locally relevant issues.
May 05, 2017
Assam govt to approach Centre to ensure MLAs adhere to family planning normsThe Assam government has revised its draft population policy and will take it up with the Centre to ensure that the MLAs adhere to the two-child family planning norm.
Apr 21, 2017
BJP-PDP war of words over Kashmir stone-pelters intensifies, cracks deepen in coalition of compromiseThe differences in the PDP-BJP coalition government are spilling into the open with the parties engaging in a war of words over stone-pelters and the deteriorating law and order situation in the Valley. The verbal duel began after the PDP lost a supposedly safe seat to BJP in the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council.
Feb 28, 2017
China plans to introduce 'baby bonus' to encourage couples to have second childChina is planning to introduce a "baby bonus" scheme to provide financial incentives to encourage couples to have a second child, as surveys showed that many of them were reluctant to go beyond one child due to economic constraints, official media reported on Tuesday.
Jan 13, 2017
Mumbai Marathon 2017: A day when corporates and sports come together for charityWith the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2017 taking place on Sunday, the focus has shifted to the top runners from all over the world, celebrities and most importantly, the over 200 NGOs that are participating to showcase promote their initiatives.
Dec 02, 2016
Govt move to roll out injectable contraceptives for women absolves men of responsibilityRolling out the DPMA without the provision for other integrated services that ultimately lead to a generation of empowered women is what is missing from the policy of the government.