India  /  Published 17.08.21

HC: Abortion rights recognised

The freedom of a woman to decide whether to continue with pregnancy cannot be taken away, the Kerala High Court has said while allowing a mildly mentally challenged mother to abort her more than a 22-...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Kochi

India  /  Published 21.07.21

UP: Doctors mess up during surgery

Doctors at Government Medical College in Shahjahanpur have been accused of leaving a cloth in the stomach of a pregnant woman during a cesarean operation in January this year. The woman, who was admi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Shahjahanpur

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.21

Kin blame 3 hospitals for pregnant woman’s death

The family of a 32-year-old pregnant woman, who died after three city hospitals allegedly did not admit her citing various reasons, has lodged a complaint against them with the West Bengal Clinical Es...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.07.21

Jabs for pregnant women soon

Jharkhand is getting ready to vaccinate pregnant women against Covid-19, for which it will impart special training to frontline workers, vaccinators and others involved&n...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 02.07.21

Govt: Pregnant women can take jabs

Pregnant women in India are now eligible to get vaccinated against Covid with the union health ministry Friday giving the approval based on recommendations of the National Technical Advisory Group on ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 25.06.21

Pregnant women can take jabs

ICMR Director General Dr Balram Bharagava on Friday said that pregnant women can be vaccinated against COVID-19, amid concern over expansion of vaccine beneficiaries ahead of a possible third wave of ...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 12.06.21

Mind Matters with Minu Budhia

I am a 14-year-old boy and have been at home and studying online since the last lockdown. My parents barely allow me to go out anywhere — only to the terrace or balcony and for weekly drives to ...
By Minu Budhia

India  /  Published 06.06.21

Vaccine: Pregnant women must be on priority list

Amid rising deaths of pregnant women due to Covid-19, a report has made a strong case for their vaccination on a priority basis. For Covid not to further aggravate the already heavy burden of materna...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

World  /  Published 02.06.21

Not many takers for three-child policy

After China said it would allow couples to have three children, the state news media trumpeted the move as a major change that would help stimulate growth. But across much of the country, the announce...
By Vivian Wang in New York

West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.21

Civil defence boat takes pregnant woman to hospital

A 26-year-old pregnant woman, who went into premature labour, was brought from a waterlogged village on an island in the Sunderbans and hospitalised by civil defence volunteers after a journey of one-...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Gosaba


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