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In April, 46 years after Kaur and Gill married, Kaur gave birth to a son named Arman. Kaur is in her early 70s. Gill is 79.
Hastinapur, Rajasthan: It took residents of Hastinapur village in Rajasthan three years of poring over maps, demarcating boundaries, and numerous petitions and visits to local officials to regain control of their traditional common land. But the wait - and the effort...
Chennai:  Police raided an illegal fertility clinic in Telangana at the weekend and discovered 47 surrogate mothers - who had been lured to rent their wombs for money - living in "terrible conditions", they said. Following a tip-off, Telangana  state...
Bhopal: A farmer, too poor to buy oxen, was forced to use his two young daughters to pull the plough through his field in Madhya Pradesh's Sehore, the home district of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan who also pioneered...
Jaipur: All-women police units are shaking up the male-dominated force in Jaipur, hitting the streets to combat sex crimes and a pervasive culture of silence around rape. One such squad in Jaipur has been patrolling bus stops, colleges and parks...
New Delhi: Adolescents in large parts of the world have it hard. They face a future of uncertainty given the growing xenophobia, harsh climate changes, conflict, migration, extreme poverty, and the growing lack of access to food and clean...
Mumbai: Kalpana Jadhav, mother of a seven-year-old boy, quit her school education 19 years ago due to financial constraints. Working as a Class-4 employee with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for many years now, she had lost all hopes...
New Delhi: The health ministry has identified four medical institutes which will act as regional centres and train people in tracking maternal deaths and taking steps to prevent them. The institutes--MGIMS Wardha, Institute of OBGYN, Chennai, KGMU Lucknow and Guwahati...
Bengaluru: A 12-year-old who was trafficked to work as a maid in Bengaluru was found dead last week. Preliminary investigations suggest the girl had fallen to her death from the ninth floor apartment where she had worked for two years...
New Delhi: More than 50 per cent physicians have been found to have uncontrolled hypertension or high blood pressure (BP) despite taking hypertensive medicines, owing to high-stress levels, a study has showed. Hypertension is one of the most common...

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