The sex ratio continued to fall over the decades — to 945 girls in 1991, to 927 girls in 2001, and then to 918 in the 2011 Census.
Updated on May 27, 2019 09:14 AM IST
Gurugram |Sonali Verma
A bench of justices Arun Mishra and Vineet Saran held that “dilution of the provisions of the Act or the rules would only defeat the purpose of the Act to prevent female foeticide, and relegate the right to life of a girl child under Article 21 of the Constitution, to a mere formality.
Updated on May 04, 2019 01:34 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
The award will be given by Delhi’s Pre Conception, Pre-Natal Diagnostics Techniques (PC-PNDT) cell to motivate families and boost the sex ratio in Delhi, which stood at 902 females born against every 1,000 males in 2016.
Published on Mar 13, 2019 01:38 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Anonna Dutt
Maharashtra government has come up with guidelines for scrapping of sonography machines, which are being misused for unethical and criminal practice of sex selection
Updated on Sep 25, 2018 05:36 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | HT Correspondent
Uttarakhand’s declining female sex ratio shows that the state government’s measures to stem female infanticide have not been effective
Updated on Aug 05, 2018 11:12 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun |Nitika Kakkar
Gurugram’s deputy chief medical officer says number of raids, cases registered under PCPNDT Act would be higher if the district had Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PNDT) cells.
Updated on Jul 24, 2018 02:15 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | , GurugramSonali Verma
The Sox9 gene is crucial for male differentiation and the proper formation of testes; if Sox9 is mutated or incorrectly expressed, an individual who is chromosomally male (XY) can develop ovaries instead of testes.
Published on Jun 15, 2018 02:20 PM IST
Asian News International, Washington DC | HT Correspondent
Researchers discovered a molecular link that connects temperature with sexual development.
Updated on Jun 08, 2018 03:03 PM IST
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