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India's population has gained a decade of life expectancy since 1990', says study

Study is first comprehensive analysis of health of India's 1.34 billion citizens - encompassing almost a fifth of world's population.

14 Nov 2017 4:57 PM

Push ups may add years to your life: study

The research, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, is based on a pooled population sample of over 80,306 adults.

05 Nov 2017 6:55 PM

University team creates insect cookie to combat world hunger

Students bake ground-cricket-cookies for an experiment to find out if they are an alternate source of food to help combat world hunger.

04 Aug 2017 3:42 PM

Slight temperature rise may cause deadly heat waves in India

There were only 43 and 34 heat-related fatalities in 1975 and 1976, respectively, when the mean summer temperature was about 27.4° Celsius.

09 Jun 2017 2:10 AM

1.7 billion Indians by 2050: Much food for thought

Food production is not the only issue to mitigate India’s food problem.

31 May 2017 2:39 AM


A village where all have January 1 birthday

The matter came to light recently during a camp to make Aadhaar cards of school children.

22 May 2017 1:14 AM

Mystic Mantra: A policy of well-being

Prosperity at what cost, is something we have to look at.

14 Apr 2017 3:29 AM

Wild side: Sell the horn, save the rhino

South Africa practises the art of saving wildlife by allowing its hunting and, now, sale of valuable parts.

27 Mar 2017 3:14 AM

The pain stones

For gallstones, there are no visible signs, nor does it require any treatment — rather, it is the symptoms that need to be addressed.

27 Mar 2017 12:12 AM

Help keep rivers clean

The spirit behind the ruling is more important than the legal battles to be fought to clear their banks of encroachments.

22 Mar 2017 2:24 AM


Chance to reap dividends from the elderly

Population ageing is a demographic revolution that is happening in all regions and countries.

19 Mar 2017 2:56 AM

The ups and downs in pensioner’s paradise

India is home to the second largest number of elderly people in the world.

19 Mar 2017 2:48 AM

Don’t tax our women

MP Sushmita Dev has started an online petition to abolish tax on sanitary napkins, in an effort to make them affordable.

18 Mar 2017 12:02 AM

Concerns over BMC’s move to take over Bandra park

BMC decision to take over the park was implemented to ensure that land allotted for parks does not get misused.

04 Mar 2017 1:16 AM

Hindu population reducing in India, minorities flourishing: Rijiju

Citing the reason behind 'reducing' population of Hindus, Rijiju said they 'never convert people'.

13 Feb 2017 3:17 PM


Diabetics resist treatment in South Asia

This leads to frequently non-compliance, irregularly high blood sugar and cholesterol levels, and increasingly severe complications.

10 Feb 2017 1:48 AM

Longer wait for caste census information

Data may not be released in present form over fears of opening Pandora’s Box.

30 Jan 2017 6:52 AM

More than 2 kids? School says no admission

The clause is also applicable for teaching positions at the schools and candidates with more than two children cannot apply for job there.

16 Jan 2017 2:31 AM

Baby boom after China abandons one-child rule

Ms Zheng and her husband were employees of state-owned enterprises and faced losing their jobs if they violated the ban.

30 Dec 2016 1:46 AM

The disadvantages of left-handers no one talks about

The salary of left-handed workers is more likely to be influenced by their personality than right-handed employees.

15 Dec 2016 12:46 AM