Time to rewind
Depicting stories of ancient cultures through modern mediums, the Australian Consul-General brings textile exhibition ‘Jarracharra’ to Bengaluru today
‘Census must be held to plan policies & schemes’
As India’s population is projected to surpass China by the middle of this year, concerns are being raised by experts on the lack of an updated census to plan its future policies and programmes.
No statewide digital literacy drive for elderly in Kerala, a decade since proposal
Kerala lacks a unified system to train and empower its elderly in the use of technology, to keep up with the changing times where everything is digital.
Include geriatric care in curriculum, say experts
“The number of youngsters in the state is declining, and only a few youngsters are willing to take care of the ageing population. Kerala is in a crisis at the moment."
As no.1 in population, how do we exploit ‘Demographic Dividend’?
Interestingly, it will be now migration from war and conflict and human disaster which will add to their population numbers.
Demography: Destiny or disaster?
The big question is can India combine the scale of its market and working age cohort to propel consumption, investment and growth.
Right strategy can turn young population into growth engine
However, the main attraction for global manufacturers is India’s large segment of the skilled but cheap workforce.
India topping the population chart: Dividend or disaster
Discussions are abuzz that becoming the most populous country may strengthen the nation’s status geopolitically.
Southern states may lose seats in parliament: Jairam Ramesh on India becoming most populous
The seat allocation to states and Union Territories is done on the basis of the population.
'Talent dividend is booming': China downplays India overtaking it in population race
"As Premier Li Qiang pointed out our population dividend has not disappeared and our talent dividend is booming and the impetus is strong for development," a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said.
India surpasses China to become world's most populous nation: UN data
Estimates by different agencies have suggested that India's population is expected to keep rising for nearly three decades before it peaks at 165 crore and then would start declining.
Focus on reproductive rights rather than population numbers, UN urges
In its flagship annual "State of World Population" report, the UNFPA found the most commonly-held view is that the world's population is too big.
Lack of awareness about abortion, contraception among reasons for spike in population: Experts
According to data from the National Family Health Survey, more abortions take place in urban areas, which is 4 per cent, compared to 2.5 per cent in rural areas.
Kerala's aging citizens buck India's booming population
This story is part of an ongoing series exploring what it means for the 1.4 billion inhabitants of India to live in what will soon be the world’s most populated country.
Did security drill scare away tigers ahead of PM Modi’s safari?
The official said the felines have got used to vehicles moving on that route.
Lucknow Diary: UP too sees rise in tiger population
The report released on Sunday showed 804 “camera-trapped tigers” in the Shivalik hills and Gangetic plains landscape, which spans several states and includes five important tiger reserves.
TN disputes extinction of tigers in Kanniyakumari, Srivilliputhur
Census says no tiger was sighted in camera traps laid during census months; local field officers disagree, say enough evidence of tiger presence in both places
India will surpass China’s population this month, or, perhaps it’s happened already?
India has a much younger population, a higher fertility rate and a decrease in infant mortality over the last three decades.
As India’s population soars above all, fewer women have jobs
A national jobs crisis is one reason for the gap, experts say, but entrenched cultural beliefs that see women as the primary caregivers and stigmatize them working outside the home is another.
Rise in pest population poses threat to crops
As temperatures rise, the physiological activity of insects increases, and they need to consume more food to survive.
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
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