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Tainted Odisha Doctor Bachaspati Dash Dismissed From Service For Female Foeticide
Tainted Odisha Doctor Bachaspati Dash Dismissed From Service For Female Foeticide

On May 10, Dash was transferred to the Bolangir district headquarters and a departmental inquiry was also initiated against him for a video purportedly showing the Patnagarh SDMO Bachaspati seeking Rs 20000 as bribe to carry out an operation on a patient at the Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital (BBMCH), went viral in social media.

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Odisha Woman Pregnant With Second Girl Child 'Burnt Alive By In-Laws'

Sundergarh: Though massive awareness programmes are being launched at regular intervals against female foeticide, the deliberate sex-selective abortions and killing of newborns continue to remain a major cause of concern. A case in point is the death of a woman who was allegedly set on fire by in-laws for being pregnant with a second girl […]

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Child sex ratio in Odisha takes sharp plunge

Bhubaneswar: The rescue of an abandoned infant girl in Koraput today amid concerns stoked by the decline in child sex ratio (as per the data released by the Office of the Register General of India), could be brushed aside as a mere coincidence; or it can be construed as a meaningful occurrence providing insights into […]

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Twin female foetuses found in drain in Berhampur

Berhampur: Two aborted female foetuses wrapped in a plastic bag were found dumped in a road side drain at Ashok Nagar under Baidyanathpur police limits in Berhampur of Ganjam district today. The twin foetuses –barely five month old, were spotted by locals who immediately alerted the Baidyanathpur police.Initially it was suspected to be a single […]

Monoact on female foeticide staged

With an aim to spread awareness against female foeticide in society, a monodrama ‘Ajanma’ was staged at Rabindra Mandap here yesterday