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Opinion: Family Balancing, ART & Sex Selective Surrogacy – National, International, Legal Perspectives

Keeping in mind the Indian position on sex ratio, menace of female foeticide, it may be rightfully said that sex selection through any other nomenclature means or techniques must be strictly prohibited, penalized as there ought to be counter balancing of the individual rights towards larger social, legal objectives, social welfare.

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MCI has full authority to take disciplinary action against errant doctors: Mumbai High Court

Mumbai: While dismissing a number of writ petitions filed by several doctors whose licenses were suspended by the Medical Council of India (MCI) for deliberate misrepresentation and fraud, a division bench of Mumbai High Court has held that MCI has absolute power under the provisions of “Code of Ethics & Regulations, 2002” to take disciplinary action and cancel or suspend medical registrations of doctors found guilty for medical negligence or ethical violation.

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Radiologists up in arms against rule that curbs their diagnostic practice

New Delhi: The amended Rule 3 of Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act has increased the ultrasound charges and created an artificial scarcity of radiologists in Punjab and some other states, with radiologists up in arms to quash the rule that has imposed restrictions on their diagnostic practice.

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