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In India, around 460,000 girls went missing -- which means they were not born due to sex-selection biases -- each year between 2013 and 2017, said the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) report.
Updated on Jun 30, 2020 07:58 PM IST
Sex ratio at birth indicates the gap between registered male and female births, calculated as the number of females per 1,000 males, and is recorded monthly by the health department.
Updated on Aug 21, 2019 12:05 AM IST
Gurugram | HT Correspondent
Koderma district administration had got radiologist Dr Modi arrested under Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition Of Sex Selection) Act in Jhumari Tilaiya on May 27. She has been in judicial custody since then.
Updated on Jul 03, 2019 03:41 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dhanbad |Subhash Mishra
Historically, Gurugram’s sex ratio has been skewed in favour of males. Its sex ratio in 2014 was 843.34, which gradually rose to 904 in 2017. For the first time, the district’s sex ratio crossed the 950 mark and was 957 in May this year. However, the July to September quarter saw a sex ratio of 859.
Updated on Dec 04, 2018 12:18 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | , GurugramSonali Verma
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
“Internal bleeding and excessive accumulation of fluid in her private parts were the reason behind her death.”
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 03:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patiala | HT Correspondent, Patiala
The birth of preterm babies is a global challenge. These exciting new discoveries offer great promise and could help both advanced as well as developing countries such as India, which, because of its sheer size, has the largest number of preterm births of any country, develop a serious response to this issue.
Updated on Jun 20, 2018 07:21 AM IST