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World Population Day marks the day when the world reached the population of 5 billion in the year 1987.(Unsplash)

World Population Day 2020: Raising awareness about the health and rights of women amid the coronavirus pandemic

By hindustantimes.com | HIndustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 01:24 PM IST
World Population Day is observed in an attempt to raise awareness about the importance of family planning, adoption, gender equality, poverty, maternal health and human rights.
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Among the countries with high COVID-19 casualties, the US with 87,180 fatalities has 26.6 deaths per lakh population.(PTI)
Among the countries with high COVID-19 casualties, the US with 87,180 fatalities has 26.6 deaths per lakh population.(PTI)

6.39% of total active Covid-19 cases needed hospital support: Health ministry

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 20, 2020 07:39 PM IST
During a briefing on the COVID-19 situation, joint secretary in the ministry Lav Agarwal also said about 2.94% of the active COVID-19 cases needed oxygen support, 3% needed intensive care units (ICU) and 0.45% required ventilator support.
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Along with social distancing we also need to practice phone hygiene
Along with social distancing we also need to practice phone hygiene

Techilicious by Rajiv Makhni: Can your phone give you Coronavirus?

By Rajiv Makhni | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2020 02:26 AM IST
Keep it as clean as your hands - and not just during a pandemic
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Circular economy has the potential to generate 1.4 crore jobs in next 5-7 years and create lakhs of new entrepreneurs, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said Monday.(ANI/Twitter)
Circular economy has the potential to generate 1.4 crore jobs in next 5-7 years and create lakhs of new entrepreneurs, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said Monday.(ANI/Twitter)

Circular economy likely to generate 1.4 crore jobs in 5-7 years: NITI Aayog CEO

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2019 08:58 AM IST
Speaking at an event organised by industry body Ficci, Kant said that sustainable development and resource circularity is the need of the hour to implement circular economy.
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Around half India’s population in 24 states have achieved so-called replacement fertility rates of 2.1 children per women, which is the desired family size when the population stops growing.(Getty)
Around half India’s population in 24 states have achieved so-called replacement fertility rates of 2.1 children per women, which is the desired family size when the population stops growing.(Getty)

India’s population grew twice as fast as China’s: UN report

By Sanchita Sharma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2019 08:48 AM IST
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 levels.
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IGNOU has launched certificate programme in Spanish Language and Culture. The admission process is in progress and the last date for enrolling for the programme is January 15, 2019.(HT file)
IGNOU has launched certificate programme in Spanish Language and Culture. The admission process is in progress and the last date for enrolling for the programme is January 15, 2019.(HT file)

IGNOU launches certificate in Spanish language and culture programme

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 20, 2018 07:32 PM IST
IGNOU has launched certificate programme in Spanish Language and Culture. The admission process is in progress and the last date for enrolling for the programme is January 15, 2019.
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