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Medical college dean told to examine comatose woman

The Bench directed Dean of Government Kanniyakumari Medical College to examine the condition of the mother and file a report whether treatment may be given or euthanasia be done.

published on : 12th September 2018

Euthanasia plea: Panel to assess child’s condition in Chennai

A panel of medical experts has been formed to examine a nine-year-old child, comatose since birth, and submit its recommendation on the plea made by the child’s father seeking permission.

published on : 11th September 2018

Euthanasia plea: Panel to pick doctors to examine child

Court forms three-member committee to suggest names of experts within two weeks

published on : 25th August 2018

Man seeks nod for euthanasia for 9-yr-old son

Born in 2008, the boy suffers from epileptic seizures that may occur 150 times a day.

published on : 21st August 2018

Committee submits report: Doctor's panel to process passive Euthanasia

Passive euthanasia’ is ‘misleading’, the procedure should rather be called as ‘withholding or withdrawing futile treatment’.

published on : 3rd July 2018

Awareness on AIDS begins after HIV couple pleads for euthanasia

AN awareness programme was conducted on Saturday to eradicate the stigma surrounding AIDS after a HIV positive couple sought intervention of the district administration.

published on : 3rd June 2018

Portugal parliament rejects euthanasia legalisation

The bill, drafted by the ruling Socialists garnered 110 votes in the 230-seat parliament, but was outvoted by 115 opponents.

published on : 30th May 2018

Spain takes tentative first step to legalising euthanasia

This is the first time that a bill aimed at legalising euthanasia makes it past this first hurdle after previous attempts failed, a parliament spokeswoman told AFP.

published on : 10th May 2018

Days after euthanasia order, ailing elephant dies naturally in Salem district of Tamil Nadu

Rajeswari, the 42-year-old resident temple elephant of Arulmigu Suganeswarar Temple in Salem, died on Saturday after suffering for over one year due to illness.

published on : 22nd April 2018

With Madras High Court's euthanasia order, relief at last for temple elephant

It was against this backdrop that Chennai-based animal rights activist Muralidharan brought her troubles to the notice of the High Court and sought permission to euthanise her.

published on : 22nd April 2018

With euthanasia order, relief at last for temple elephant Rajeswari in Salem of Tamil Nadu

After over a month of pain and illness and a lifetime of deformity, euthanasia will now come to the aid of Rajeswari -- Arulmigu Sugavaneswarar Temple’s resident elephant.

published on : 17th April 2018

Miles to go before we sleep

The apex court opened the doors to a dignified death last month. But few will be able to walk through these doors because of red tape.

published on : 4th April 2018

Vizag doctors give up on tumour patient who sought euthanasia, refer her to Kakinada GGH

The doctors of Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital and Research Institute, Visakhapatnam gave up on the ovarian tumour patient, who sought euthanasia, and referred her to government general

published on : 1st April 2018

Hope for woman who sought euthanasia

Patthi Ramalaxmi, 37, who on Monday sought the East Godavari district Collector’s permission for euthanasia was on Tuesday diagnosed with “huge abdominopelvic solid cystic ovarian mass” by doctors fro

published on : 21st March 2018

Unable to live with a 25-kg tumour, Andhra Pradesh woman seeks euthanasia

A 37-year-old woman on Monday requested East Godavari Collector Karthikeya Mishra for passive euthanasia during a public redressal programme at the Collectorate here saying she had

published on : 20th March 2018
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