Cities | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday December 5, 2013
A young doctor's blog about his experiences as an intern in a Pune hospital has gone viral and provoked a debate on healthcare provided at government hospitals.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Tuesday September 17, 2013
Unable to make it to the hospital on time due to a massive traffic jam, a 30-year-old woman in labour gave birth to baby boy in an auto rickshaw at 10.30 am yesterday. Incidentally, the family resides just five minutes from the hospital but were unab...
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 16, 2013
Australia's new prime minister Tony Abbott unveiled his incoming cabinet on Monday, attracting immediate criticism for including only one woman.
Cities | Edited by Diana George | Monday September 16, 2013
Three constables of the Delhi Police turned saviours, if not really mid-wives, as they helped a woman deliver her baby in their PCR van last week.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 7, 2013
British police said today they had arrested a 32-year-old man in connection with threats made on Twitter against a woman lawmaker and a feminist campaigner.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 25, 2013
A Chinese woman was held in an abandoned morgue for three years after serving hard labour for complaining about her husband's own detention, state-run media said on Friday.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Tuesday August 14, 2012
What should have been a routine delivery turned into a nightmare for a 20-year-old pregnant Borivli resident on Sunday, when she was forced to give birth just outside the walls of a civic hospital because of paperwork. Tara Verma, who was eight-month...
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Thursday July 12, 2012
While most citizens complain of aches and pains in their back owing to the potholed roads in Mumbai, there is one woman who was rid of her labour pain thanks to the bumpy ride. On Wednesday morning, 22-year-old Paru Ratan Charan, a resident of Dudhna...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 19, 2012
A doctor has been arrested on charge of outraging the modesty of a pregnant woman while examining her in the labour room of a government hospital in Puri district, the police said on Tuesday. Umashankar Dalal, a gynaecologist at the Kerandia Communit...
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Monday June 18, 2012
A pregnant woman was forced to deliver her baby in an autorickshaw in the middle of the road after it got stuck in a pothole at Ulhasnagar, late on Thursday night. At around 10 pm on Thursday, 24-year-old Sangeeta Dinesh Salve, a resident of Vadalgao...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday April 23, 2012
A woman died after delivering a baby boy in a park in Kamalanagar area on Sunday due to suspected excessive bleeding, police said. They said the woman came to the park near her house along with her two children, who wanted to play there. She suddenl...
World | Indo Asian News Service | Friday March 9, 2012
A Polish woman gave birth to twins after a 75-day ordeal in which she had to lie upside down to save her babies' lives.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 1, 2012
A wealthy US woman has been arrested for keeping an illegal immigrant from India in a "forced labour situation" that included her working 17 hours a day and sleeping in a walk-in closet.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 11, 2011
A woman was forced to deliver a child in a corridor of a government hospital after the medical staff allegedly refused to move her to a labour room, prompting authorities to order an inquiry.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday November 3, 2011
A nurse in Lalbag Hospital will be suspended for using acid for antiseptic on a pregnant woman in a hospital in Murshidabad. The incident which occurred on Tuesday, ensured the woman Shikha Bibi, who was going into labour, lost her baby boy, and suff...
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Saturday April 9, 2011
When a 24-week pregnant woman boarded a Kolkata-bound flight on Friday morning little did she know that she would experience the bliss of motherhood while cruising at the height of 25,000 feet.Chitra Raghav boarded a Spiceject flight along with her husband and 180 fellow passengers.But when the flig...
World | Itar-Tass | Tuesday October 5, 2010
A flight made an emergency landing in Volgograd? because one of the woman on board was in premature labour, the dispatcher service of Volgograd airport said.The flight flying from Moscow to Grozny took off from Domodedovo airport yesterday, when a 24 year old passenger suddenly felt she was in ...
World | Press Trust of India | Friday April 30, 2010
With less than a week to go for the May 6 polls in Britain, opposition Conservative leader David Cameron has emerged as the clear winner of the third and final live TV debate while embattled Premier Gordon Brown failed to enthuse viewers after a majo...
World | NYT News Service | Thursday April 29, 2010
Britain's Prime Minister blundered into the first major gaffe in his country's short campaign season Wednesday when an open microphone captured him slamming a voter he'd just been trying to win over.