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World Population Day 2017: Know the advantages of injectable contraceptive

World Population Day 2017: Know the advantages of injectable contraceptive

When the first World Population Day was observed in 1990, the global population stood at a little over five billion. Now, it's over half that, measuring at about 7.6 billion.

Jul 11, 2017, 13:36 PM IST
World population Day: Here's why family planning matters

World population Day: Here's why family planning matters

Family planning not only helps in curbing growing population, but also provides many benefits to the mother, father, children and the family.

Jul 11, 2017, 11:00 AM IST

Five contraceptive methods you should know about!

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

Jul 11, 2016, 16:17 PM IST

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.

Jul 11, 2015, 16:17 PM IST

Rain mars walkathon on World Population Day

The constant downpour on Saturday morning marred the walkathon held by the health ministry to mark the World Population Day in Delhi.

Jul 11, 2015, 16:10 PM IST

On eve of World Population Day, Raje advocates for small family concept

Terming population growth a barrier to development, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje urged the people of the state to follow the concept of small family and to maintain sex ratio.

Jul 10, 2014, 16:51 PM IST

Four million adolescent girls give birth every year in India

Four million adolescent girls in India aged 15-19 years give birth every year in India, according to the United Nations Population Fund.

Jul 10, 2013, 20:55 PM IST

New Delhi observes World Population Day

A marathon to mark the World Population Day was organized here on Wednesday.

Jul 11, 2012, 19:46 PM IST

35% of UPA ministers have more than two children

Do our politicians have the gumption to practice what they preach in public?

Jul 11, 2012, 14:09 PM IST

India leads growth in world population

India was the first country in the world to launch a national programme for family planning in 1952.

Jul 11, 2012, 14:01 PM IST

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