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Indian High Courts witness surge in abortion cases

Kolkata, Sep 22 (UNI) High Courts in India are currently witnessing a substantial increase in abortion cases, finds Pratigya Campaign’s new legal report.
‘Assessing the Judiciary’s Role in Access to Safe Abortion- II’ report has analysed cases seeking permission of termination of pregnancy from the High Courts in India from May 2019 to August 2020.
There were total 243 cases filed across 14 high courts and one appeal before the Supreme Court. In 84% of the cases, permissions were given to terminate the pregnancy.
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Meghalaya records 119 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths

18 Sep 2021 | 10:19 PM

Shillong, Sep 18 (UNI) Meghalaya recorded 119 new cases were reported taking the number of active cases up to 1,876 in the state which has 79,325 confirmed cases as on Saturday.

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Meghalaya records more COVID-19 recoveries than new cases

18 Sep 2021 | 9:54 PM

Shillong, Sep 18 (UNI) Meghalaya recorded more recoveries from COVID-19 cases, as 192 persons recovered from the contagion surged the number of recovered cases to 76,075, while 119 new cases were reported taking the number of active cases up to 1,876 in the State which has 79,325 confirmed cases as on Saturday.

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Former union minister Vincent Pala inducted as Congress Chief of Meghalaya

18 Sep 2021 | 9:09 PM

Shillong, Sep 18 (UNI) Former union minister and sitting Lok Sabha member Vincent H. Pala was inducted as president of Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) on Saturday.

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Eminent author, columnist Manorama Mohapatra passes away

18 Sep 2021 | 9:03 PM

Bhubaneswar, Sep 18 (UNI) Eminent author, orator,columnist and former editor of Odia daily "Samaj" Manorama Mohapatra died while undergoing treatment in SCB medical college and hospital at Cuttack today. She was 87.

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Union MoS Rajeev Chandrasekhar visits SANKALP project in Dimapur

Union MoS Rajeev Chandrasekhar visits SANKALP project in Dimapur

18 Sep 2021 | 9:01 PM

Kohima Sep 18 (UNI) Union Minister of State for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Electronics & Information Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar today visited Mongken, an apparel & garment production and training unit in Dimapur, which is a convergence project under SANKALP, under the Union Ministry of skill development and entrepreneurship.

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