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'Population of Muslims has increased' - BJP MP Giriraj Singh asks Hindus to produce more children

'Population of Muslims has increased' - BJP MP Giriraj Singh asks Hindus to produce more children

Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Monday said Hindus should seriously think of increasing their population in the country by producing more children.

Fewer Indians using contraception, despite better awareness

India's population, now estimated at 1.32 billion, is expected to surpass China's within the next six years and reach 1.7 billion by 2050, according to World Health Organisation projections.

Five contraceptive methods you should know about!

India is predicted to overtake China as the world's most populous nation by 2050.

1% of world's population holds half its wealth: Report

1% of world's population holds half its wealth: Report

Some 18.5 million households around the world have at least USD 1 million worth of assets, for a total of USD 78.8 trillion -- or about the same size as global annual economic output -- Boston Consulting Group's annual report on global private wealth says.

Economic growth no longer translates into more greenhouse gas: IEA

Global economic growth did not translate into more harmful greenhouse gas emissions from the energy sector last year, the IEA said on Wednesday, a strong indication that growth and increased pollution no longer go hand in hand.

China to limit family size for up to 30 years, despite concerns

China will stick to family planning restrictions for up to 30 years, a senior Chinese official said on Monday, rejecting concern that limits on the number of children had shrunk the pool of workers needed to support an aging population.

PM Modi faces questions on intolerance, Gujarat violence in UK

Western Media including BBC and The Guardian tries to corner PM Modi over Intolerance and Gujarat Riots. We Zee News asks why Western Media is intolerant about India.

As Muslims and Christians' numbers rise, RSS urges govt to revise population control policy

An RSS leader, Alok Joshi, outlined the reasons for exponential growth of the two communities.

Only 4.5 percent population is graduate or above: Census

Only 4.5 percent of the population in the country is educated upto the level of graduate or above while a majority of 32.6 percent population is not even educated upto the primary school level.

RSS advocates reviewing population policy to maintain balance among communities

RSS advocates reviewing population policy to keep a balance between communities of Muslims, Christians and Hindus.

BJP MP Giriraj Singh backs RSS stand, says population control important for development of any nation

BJP MP Giriraj Singh backs RSS stand, says population control important for development of any nation

Population control is very important for development of any nation, says Giriraj Singh.

DNA: Hindu population down below 80%, Muslims at 14%

The latest census data on the population of religious groups, released by the Modi government on Tuesday, shows a 0.7 percent decline in the Hindu population, while a growth of 0.8 percent has been registered in the Muslim community.

Watch: 15 reports from 15 cities of India

15 reporters reporting from 15 cities of India

Government releases Indian population statistics

The Indian government has released statistics of the country's population based on religion, according to which, the Hindu population has a 0.7% decrease whereas, Muslim population has increased by 0.8%.

Ageing Indian population needs better health care by 2100: UN

While there will be no end to the world population growth in this century, developing countries with young populations but lower fertility like India face the prospect of a substantial population ageing before the end of the century.

Fast-growing fish face dramatic fall in population

 In a counterintuitive discovery, new research has found that ocean species that grow quickly and reproduce frequently -- such as sardines -- are more likely to experience dramatic plunges in population than larger, slower growing fish such as sharks or tuna.

Pakistan's ''population bomb'' has daily worried

 More effective policies are needed to defuse Pakistan`s "population bomb", a leading daily said here on Saturday.

China's mobile phone users 94.5% of population

The number of mobile phone users in China, the world's biggest mobile phone market, accounted for 94.5 percent of its total population by the end of June, according to latest official data.

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On World Population Day, Indians number 127,42,39,769

India today recorded a population of 127,42,39,769, which is growing at a rate of 1.6 per cent a year, and could make the country the most populous in the world by 2050.