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SC directs search engines to remove ads related to pre-natal sex determination

The Supreme Court has issued a strict directive to all online search engines like Google India, Yahoo India and Microsoft India to remove advertisements related to the pre-natal sex determination. The Court issued this directive while hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Sabu Mathew George in 2008. Holding such advertisements violative of the ..

Mobile euthanasia programme by “Right to Die” group in Netherlands

A mobile euthanasia programme launched in the Netherlands has become recent point of controversy. In Netherlands a specialized team is sent out house-to-house to aid patients finish their lives. The project has elicited acute critique from doctors. The project is the brainchild of the Dutch predominately donor-funded pro-mercy killing group: “Right to Die” NL. The ..