Parliament passes bill to raise upper limit for abortions to 24 weeks in special cases

Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed a bill to raise the upper limit for permitting abortions from the present 20 weeks to 24 weeks for “special categories of women” including rape survivors, victims of incest, minors and the differently-abled. The Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 to amend the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 […]

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There’s no link between deaths and Covid vaccination in India: Panel

New Delhi: The National Adverse Event Following Immunisation (NAEFI) committee has not found any link between the deaths and vaccination in the cases that it has investigated so far. Out of 39 total deaths, the NAEFI has reviewed 12 cases and has found that the deaths were “unrelated” with no link to the vaccine. “So […]

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Sale of Patanjali’s Coronil won’t be allowed in Maharashtra without certification: Anil Deshmukh

The sale of Coronil tablets of Patanjali will not be allowed in Maharashtra without “proper certification”, state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said on Tuesday. The statement came a day after the Indian Medical Association (IMA) expressed shock over the “blatant lie of WHO certification” for Coronil tablets which Patanjali claims is an evidence-based medicine to […]

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