Just last year, the global financial hub saw its population fall 0.3% to 5.69 million, the first drop since 2003, due to fewer foreign arrivals on the back of travel curbs and job losses brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.
Published on Jun 16, 2021 01:35 PM IST
Reuters | , Singapore
A key highlight of the trend is that the number of Indians arriving in Canada as permanent residents (PRs) this year is set to number less than half the total for 2019
Updated on Oct 01, 2020 11:34 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Toronto | Anirudh Bhattacharyya
Ashmit Patel: There’s pressure to find newer ways to survive, I do think about it, but don’t stress about it
The actor says he is quarantining with his aged parents Amit and Asha Patel and admits that he is concerned about their health
Updated on May 22, 2020 06:10 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Shreya Mukherjee
A controversy erupted following the National Health Mission’s (NHM) February 11 order that warned MPHWs of dire consequences as only 4% of the target could be achieved until January 30 in the current financial year.
Updated on Feb 22, 2020 07:25 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhopal | HT Correspondent, Bhopal
Most recently ‘Mission Pariwar Vikas’ was launched in 2016, for improved access to contraceptives and family planning services in high fertility districts spreading over seven high focus states.
Published on Feb 21, 2020 06:25 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Rhythma Kaul
Updated on Jan 21, 2020 08:51 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
Humanity, institutions, culture, and the terms of being Indian are at stake. It is time to embrace differences
Published on Sep 03, 2019 06:13 AM IST
According to the latest United Nation’s population projection, India is expected to surpass China by 2024 and will have more than 1.6 billion people by 2050.
Updated on Sep 02, 2019 03:42 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
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.
Updated on Jul 18, 2019 06:15 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Vijdan Mohammad Kawoosa
DTCP officials said developing sectors in the city needed social and recreational infrastructure, as the population was fast in these areas.
Published on Jun 27, 2019 03:39 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | HT Correspondent
According to the data, in Uttar Pradesh the birth rate is higher in rural areas (27.0) than in urban areas (22.6).
Published on Jun 04, 2019 01:36 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | HT Correspondent, Lucknow
This Mother's day, understand why your mom has a soft corner for her own relatives.
Updated on May 11, 2019 03:43 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Sonal Kalra, New Delhi
The median age of India’s population will be 29 years in 2020 making it the youngest country in the world. But, when it comes to policy, young people continue to be seen and counted, but not heard.
Updated on Apr 14, 2019 12:20 PM IST
New Delhi | Sanchita Sharma
The GMDA had started erecting a boundary wall around the land earmarked for Basai part-2 plant in January and was likely to allot tender for the project to complete it by the end of 2020.
Published on Mar 20, 2019 01:37 AM IST
Gurugram | Dhananjay Jha
Indian states have grown at drastically at different rates over the past 40 years, and seat allocation has not kept pace — leading to different sets of objections from the southern and northern states.
Updated on Mar 13, 2019 07:47 AM IST
A demographic group, after reaching replacement rate, will continue to grow for the next few decades, mostly because the proportion of people in the reproductive age – born during the periods of fast population growth - is still high
Published on Jan 06, 2019 10:46 PM IST
The number of people in the city’s six urban districts fell 3 percent from 2016 to 2017, the Xinhua report said, citing the city’s People’s Congress.
Updated on Nov 23, 2018 12:25 PM IST
Updated on Oct 28, 2018 11:20 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Manoj Nair
Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s government is in the early stages of drafting plans to force thousands of migrants to settle outside the nation’s two largest cities.
Updated on Oct 09, 2018 04:47 PM IST
One billion people worldwide have come out of poverty since 2000, but rapid population growth in the world’s poorest countries threatens to slow or even reverse the decline, according to The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Goalkeepers: The Stories Behind the Data 2018 released on Tuesday.
Published on Sep 19, 2018 07:32 AM IST
President John Magufuli has urged Tanzanian women to “give up contraceptive methods” insisting his country needs more people, local media reported Monday.
Published on Sep 10, 2018 07:42 PM IST
AFP, Nairobi |Agence France Presse
In a collaboration dubbed “Saving species with faeces”, the team from Chester Zoo and University of Manchester, aims to identify causes of poor population growth of Africa’s “mega-herbivores”, including Eastern black rhinos, Grevy’s zebras, and Cape mountain zebras.
Published on Aug 28, 2018 05:47 PM IST
Chester (England) |Reuters
Lakshar MLA Sanjay Gupta and Haridwar rural legislator Swami Yatishwaranand, a saint-turned-politician, said they would put forth a proposal in the Uttarakhand assembly to press for population control.
Published on Aug 24, 2018 12:55 AM IST
Haridwar |Sandeep Rawat
Mumbai is expected to spend around ₹280 crore in the current financial year – almost 1% of its municipal budget – on disposing of its garbage
Updated on Aug 06, 2018 12:18 AM IST
Falling fertility and ageing populations in developed states will create huge employment gaps that will be filled by migrants from underdeveloped north
Updated on Jul 11, 2018 09:20 AM IST
Contraception and women’s empowerment: Here’s how safe, reliable contraceptives are freeing women to earn
Much like the birth-control pill drove women’s sexual and economic emancipation in the west in the ’60s, modern contraception is quietly changing lives in India.
Updated on Jul 10, 2018 10:04 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
Getting married after the age of 19 and having first child after a gap of two years from marriage ( at the age of 21) will fetch a cash reward to girls in the state who belong to below poverty line, scheduled caste and scheduled tribe families.
Updated on Jul 07, 2018 04:13 PM IST
HindustanTimes, Lucknow | Gaurav Saigal, Lucknow
Former VHP chief Praveen Togadia said that his outfit will create a vote bank of 20 crore Hindus in the country to influence politics in a democratic manner.
Updated on Jul 03, 2018 09:48 PM IST
Jaipur |Press Trust of India
Shrikant Paranjape talks about how the real estate industry in the city has changed post the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (Rera), demonetisation and goods and services tax (GST).
Updated on May 29, 2018 04:47 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune |Namita Shibad
Tokyo with 37 million people is the world’s largest city but it is due to be overtaken by Delhi around 2028, the United Nations report said.
Updated on May 17, 2018 01:46 PM IST
Thomson Reuters Foundation, United Nations |Reuters