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Thursday, Feb 20, 2020

India’s population

Aug 29, 2019 03:04
According to the National Family and Health Survey (NFHS), a person is considered to be thin or overweight or obese, if their BMI score is less than 18.5 or more than 25. BMI scores between these values are considered normal. read more
Jul 18, 2019 06:05
Expressing concern over a “population explosion” in India, Union minister Giriraj Singh last week suggested, for the second time, that Indians with more than two children be deprived of their right to vote. read more
Apr 09, 2019 23:30
The least developed countries recorded the highest population growth, with countries in Africa registering an average of 2.7% a year, said the report, which marks 50 years of the UNFPA being established to support countries to bring down fertility l... read more
Feb 17, 2019 13:47
Extreme temperature and unseasonal rain have expanded the geographical breeding grounds of vectors such as mosquitoes, leading to perennial infection of a few vector-borne diseases such as malaria and dengue. read more
Jan 19, 2019 08:55
The regional disparity in India’s population pyramid is increasing according to a research note by Soumya Kanti Ghosh, chief economic advisor of the State Bank of India (SBI). read more
Dec 21, 2018 15:39
Days before her wedding to Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone wrote a letter for the readers about her struggle with depression. Read details here. read more
Oct 17, 2018 10:25
India’s family size has steadily declined and continues to — from 5.2 children per family in 1971 to 2.3 in 2016, which means the family size itself has fallen from 7.2 to 4.3. read more
Aug 23, 2018 07:02
Population Reference Bureau figures show that, at the moment, the Indian and Chinese populations are estimated to be 1.37 and 1.39 billion respectively. read more
Aug 01, 2018 12:35
By 2025, India is expected to surpass China as the world’s most populous country due to higher fertility rates and a younger population. read more
Jul 25, 2018 16:32
The pictures by Italian photographer Alessio Mamo, which show children covering their eyes next to fake meals, went viral after the World Press Photo Foundation shared them on Instagram. read more
Jul 11, 2018 09:17
Falling fertility and ageing populations in developed states will create huge employment gaps that will be filled by migrants from underdeveloped north read more
Jun 21, 2018 07:46
Improve the scope of male sterilisation services, which are at present inadequate. read more
May 10, 2018 07:26
One in every eight Indian suffers from high blood pressure, according to the National Family Health Survey, which screened 22.5 million adults across 100 districts in Indian in 2017. The survey, conducted by the Union health ministry, also concluded... read more
Apr 07, 2018 19:23
New studies suggest that a combination of strategies — including natural childbirth, breastfeeding, plenty of outdoor activity, a healthy diet and rational antibiotic use — help lower allergy risk. read more
Feb 04, 2018 00:42
The total global outbound departures in 2016 were estimated to be 1.2 billion, but India’s share was just 1.3 percent, though it is home to nearly a fifth of the world’s population. read more