The Government of Punjab is in the process of introducing legislation that will make it mandatory for couples to get screened for being Thalassemia carriers before they marry. The move, the government says, will help alert the would-be spouses whether they were at risk of giving birth to Thalassaemic children.
BEIJING: A Chinese father has surprised the internet with his extremely unusual act of taking his critically ill two-year-old daughter to her own grave every day to remove her fear of dying. Zhang Liyong and his wife have done everything they can to keep little Xinlei alive – but now they can no longer afford to pay for her medical care, reported The Sun. Heartbroken Zhang, from Neijiang city, south-west China, dug the grave to protest against the family’s harrowing situation. He told Pear News: “We borrowed…