18August2019

Andaman Chronicle

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Student Abuse Issues Remain Unresolved

For 11-year old BabliGhosh, belonging to a nondescript West Bengal town, something as innocuous as being unable to copy a poem into her notebook, turned out to be fatal. In a fit of wild rage, the teacher threw a duster at Babli that hit the child’s head and proceeded to “slap Babli repeatedly,” according to her classmates. Unable to bear the torture, the child succumbed after a few hours.

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Drug trials need to be monitored

A Right to Information query filed by Indore-based medical rights activist AnandRai revealed that of the over 2,000 who died during drug trials in last four years only 22 received compensation. 

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Need for the State to get disabled friendly!

The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security found itself in a sticky situation as their regulations ensuring security ticked off the Disabled Rights Group recently.

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