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US court allows Trump's abortion rules to take effect

San Francisco: A US federal court of appeal has ruled that US President Donald Trump’s government can go ahead with a policy that prohibits American women from receiving abortion operations at federally-funded clinics. A three-judge panel of the Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco allowed the US government to enforce a controversial […]

Illegal sex determination tests: Two staff of a nursing home detained in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: Acting on the allegations of illegal sex determination and pregnancy termination, the Nayagarh district administration sealed a private nursing home after conducting a raid on Saturday night. Two employees of the nursing home have been detained in this connection. The raid was conducted in the presence of the Nayagarh Tehsildar and senior officials of […]

S. Korea overturns abortion ban after 66 yrs

Seoul: South Korea’s Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday as “unconstitutional” a 66-year-old law that made abortion a crime punishable by up to two years in prison, calling for its amendment in a landmark decision that signals a major change in various aspects of society. The nine-justice panel made the ruling in a 7-2 vote, in […]

Irish citizens vote to decide constitutional validity of abortion laws

  Dublin: In a historic event, Irish voters casted their votes today in a landmark referendum on whether the traditionally Catholic country should liberalise some of the strictest abortion laws in Europe. The campaign has dominated public debate in Ireland over recent months and has forced its nearly 3.5 million voters to decide if the […]

Italy verifying case of Pakistani girl 'made to abort pregnancy'

Rome: The Italian government has asked its ambassador to Pakistan to “urgently verify with local authorities” a report that a Pakistani high school student living in Verona was forced to have an abortion in her homeland, the foreign ministry has said. “The foreign ministry has asked the Italian embassy in Islamabad to urgently verify with […]

Asaram believed sexual exploitation of girls not a sin for 'brahmagyani', says witness

  Jodhpur: During the trial of self-styled godman Asaram, a prosecution witnesss had deposed to the court that the the former believed sexual exploitation of girls is not a sin for ‘Brahmgyani’ or a highly enlightened person. Asaram also used to take medicines to increase sexual prowess, said prosecution witness Rahul K Sachar, an Asaram’s […]

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Trump addresses anti-abortion march via video

Washington:US President Donald Trump addressed through video thousands of anti-abortion activists gathered in Washington to take part in the 45th annual March for Life. Trump spoke from the White House Rose Garden on Friday and marchers watched on giant screens set up on the National Mall. “We are protecting the sanctity of life and the […]

Man abandons wife for refusing to abort

Cuttack: A pregnant woman in Tinikonia Bagicha of Cuttack city was allegedly abandoned by her husband for not obeying his order to abort the baby she was carrying in her womb. The matter came to light after the victim lodged a complaint at the police station seeking justice. Sources said the woman had married one […]