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Decreasing lion population, a cause of concern for West Africa

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 18:32

The African lions, across the West African region are on the brink of extinction, according to latest study findings.

Migration wave boosts German population in 2013

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 15:59

Germany`s population rose for a third consecutive year in 2013, boosted by the highest level of net migration in 20 years, the Federal Statistics Office said on Wednesday.

India, Nepal to jointly work for tiger conservation

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 19:04

Encouraged by the remarkable growth of its tiger population over the past few years, Nepal is working with India for joint conservation efforts for the endangered big cats.

Stable population only hope in species` response to climate change

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 12:20

The climate in the UK has warmed over the last forty years, and many species, including butterflies, have shifted their distributions northwards, a new study has found.

Japan`s population logs record drop in 2013

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 14:27

Japan`s population fell by a record 244,000 in 2013, according to health ministry estimates released today, highlighting concerns over an ever-dwindling workforce supporting a growing number of pensioners.

China`s rural poverty dips further to 100 million: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 18:51

China still had some 100 million rural residents living in poverty though their numbers dwindled to nearly 67 million during 2010 to 2012, according to an official report.

China to ease one-child per couple family planning policy

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 20:55

China initiated steps to "adjust" its `one-child` family planning policy to address serious demographic challenges and allow millions of couples to have 2 children in the world`s most populous nation.

Indians in Britain more than double in 40 years

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 22:24

The Indian population in Britain has more than doubled from 313,000 in 1971 to 700,000 in 2011, according to latest figures released by the UK`s Office National Statistics (ONS).

'India should develop manufacturing exports for job creation'

Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 11:50

Among India’s important challenges were the development of rural population and creation of jobs for subsistence farmers in livable cities.

China's mobile phone users equal to India’s population

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 23:53

China Thursday said the number of mobile phone users in the country have hit a record 1.22 billion at the end of October, making it the largest base for cellphones.

Google India aims to bring 50 million women online

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 21:05

With women comprising just 30 per cent of the online population in India, Internet giant Google Wednesday said it aims to help 50 million women in the country go digital in a year.

Climate change likelier to affect dominant coral population

Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 15:30

Researchers have said that the dominant, abundant corals that have wide distributions are much affected by global changes in climate and ocean chemistry mostly affect.