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Giriraj Singh hints at quitting politics after his 'big dream' to build for Ram Temple gets fulfilled

Earlier in January, the minister suggested that certain communities were especially responsible for the rise in population.

17 Nov 2019 12:42 PM

No government jobs in Assam from 2021 for those with more than 2 children

The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting held late Monday evening that also adopted a New Land Policy.

22 Oct 2019 8:35 AM

Bonds know no bounds

Individual choices will make the difference between you and your neighbour.

26 Aug 2019 1:27 AM

Giriraj Singh expresses concerns about India's rising population

The Union Minister posted his views on Twitter stating that population explosion is disturbing social harmony and balance in the country.

11 Jul 2019 1:02 PM

More mobile phones in the world than humans, data reveals

The ITU estimated 107 mobile cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants in 2018.

01 May 2019 10:22 AM


China population rises 15.23 million in 2018, but rate slows

Numbers released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Monday put the population at 1.395 billion in 2018.

21 Jan 2019 3:41 PM

Fight disease, enter the sewage: A sample that can save millions

There is no scope for complacency in the campaign against the polio virus. Recurrence is possible as infections remain latent.

04 Nov 2018 12:45 AM

Prevention better than cure if not for profits

Prevention is not better than cure when your profits depend upon people getting sick.

04 Nov 2018 12:44 AM

In good news, Egyptian vultures sighted in city

Ecologists said that there has been a gradual rise in their numbers since September 2015.

11 Oct 2018 5:02 AM

Tiger population doubles in Nepal in under a decade

According to World Wildlife Fund (WWF), this news can help Nepal become first country to double tiger population since TX2 project.

24 Sep 2018 8:56 AM


Ageing population will increase advanced tech-backed solutions demand

Robotics and AI are ensuring that seniors who are alone, never feel lonely.

26 Jul 2018 7:58 AM

Study reveals Earth may end up being twice as warm as projected by climate models

Today our planet is warming much faster as human caused carbon dioxide emissions continue to grow.

10 Jul 2018 4:23 PM

33per cent elderly abused in heartless Delhi

Ranks among top five Indian cities to mistreat aged people.

15 Jun 2018 5:57 AM

BJP to rope in youth to put forward party agenda

As per the directions of the top leadership of the party, the BJYM has started identifying young leaders across the country.

29 May 2018 5:15 AM

India needs to grow at 10 pc for 30 yrs to meet population's demands

This order of growth however will not be achieved if the 'business-as-usual' approach to the use of scarce resources continues.

14 May 2018 7:36 PM


Amazon rainforests were more populated than thought, says study

Evidence shows there were hundreds of villages in rainforest and they were home to different communities speaking varied languages.

29 Mar 2018 10:40 AM

'Uninhabited' Amazon may have been home to a million people

Scientists from Britain and Brazil uncovered evidence of hundreds of fortified villages in the rainforest away from the major rivers.

28 Mar 2018 5:02 PM

BMC plans to sterilise 1Lakh stray dogs in next three years

Taking into account the dog reproduction rate, the number of stray dogs in the city presently could be around one lakh, says the civic data.

25 Mar 2018 6:42 AM

Delhi most polluted city, Faridabad comes second

The report highlighted that 47 million children under five years reside in areas where PM10 levels exceeded CPCB annual limits.

30 Jan 2018 1:11 AM

India’s failed food system

India needs to mobilise large-scale investment into cold storage, refrigerated transport & other modern logistics to modernise its food supply chain.

27 Dec 2017 1:13 AM