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66 years post-Independence, 59.4 percent rural Indians have no latrines

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 19:30

At a time when the government talks about inclusive growth, more than 66 years after Independence almost 60 percent of people staying in rural India do not have access to latrine facilities, official data released here Tuesday showed.

20% urban Indians suffering from diabetes, high BP: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 11:54

Twenty per cent of India`s population in the metros and above the age of 30 years suffer from the deadly duo of diabetes and high blood pressure according to a large-scale government study released recently.

Diabetes, hypertension on the rise in urban India

Last Updated: Sunday, June 24, 2012, 16:14

Latest government survey reveals that one in every seven people could be suffering from hypertension and one in nine from diabetes.

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