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Supreme Court Allows Abortion of Headless Foetus

India’s apex court on Wednesday allowed a 23-year-old Mumbai woman to abort her 24-week-old foetus as it had no skill and doctors said it would endanger her life. Usually, abortion of foetus aged more than 20 weeks is not allowed and in this case it was over 23 weeks, making it mandatory to seek permission from the Supreme Court to ...

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Harsh Vardhan Gives Ayurveda Special Focus Despite Uproar in All AIIMS

The nearly dozen upcoming All India Institutes of Medical Sciences across the country will have “huge” departments of alternative medicine with a special focus on ayurveda, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Friday. “We want to ensure that ayurveda gets proper recognition in modern day science,” Harsh Vardhan said at the 6th All India Congress on ayurveda here. He said: “We ...

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