Pakistan to conduct general census next year

Pakistan has decided to hold general census of population and housing unit from March next year after a gap of 17 years, officials said on Thursday.

Senior citizen population over 17 crore by 2026

The population of senior citizens in the country would increase to over 17 crore by 2026, which is around 12 percent of total population, the Registrar General of India has projected.

IIT-Kharagpur to coach professionals on age-friendly communities

The Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur (IIT-Kgp) has designed a special week-long course for professionals from industry and academia to enable India's ageing population lead a better life.

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Educating girls best way to stabilise population: Nitish Kumar

Bihar government is arranging facilities to provide higher secondary education to all girls as "educating girls is the best way to stabilise population", Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said.

DNA: The poignant photo of a Syrian girl surrendering to a camera

A poignant photo of a four-year-old Syrian refugee surrendering to a camera she faulted as a deadly weapon has went viral on social media.

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The significance of Health Insurance for your Life

You never know when you or your family member will have an accident or get sick. Having good health insurance provides you with an affordable way to get medical care when you need it.

Kerala to become zero population growth state: Economic Review

With Kerala registering the lowest growth rate of population in the last one decade, the state is all set to achieve "zero population growth" in the coming years.

UP population to reach 45 crore in next 20-25 years

The population of Uttar Pradesh will reach 45 crore in the next 20 to 25 years, the Uttar Pradesh Assembly was informed on Wednesday.

Population growth could outpace water supply by mid-century
Population growth could outpace water supply by mid-century

A new study has demonstrated that population growth could cause global demand for water to outpace supply by mid-century if current levels of consumption continue.

Mahindra Samriddhi India Agri Awards 2015: Honouring our farmers

Agriculture provides the principal means of livelihood for the major Indian population. Mahindra instituted Mahindra Samriddhi India Agri Awards to recognize & reward the purposeful contributions by farmers and agri institutions towards the development of Indian Agriculture.

Russian patriarch says halving abortions would solve population crisis

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill called on Thursday for a deep cut in the "horrifyingly high" number of abortions, which he linked to a Western rejection of moral norms.

Australia migratory bird levels plunge from Asia development
Australia migratory bird levels plunge from Asia development

Coastal developments in northeast Asia are threatening the survival of Australian migratory shorebirds, a study has found, with some species experiencing population declines of up to 75 percent over the last two decades.

DNA: Sakshi Maharaj's controversial population policy!

Addressing a gathering of saints on Tuesday,Sakshi Maharaj said every Hindu woman must produce at least 4 children to "protect" the religion.

Japan newborn babies in 2014 fewest on record: Government

 Japan`s estimated number of newborn babies last year fell to 1.001 million, the lowest figure on record, further contributing to the ageing and shrinking of the country`s population, official data showed Thursday.

India to host 11th conference on population, development

India will host the 11th International Inter-Ministerial Conference on Population and Development in Delhi Nov 25-26 to promote cooperation on reproductive health and development.

Global infection outbreaks rising since 1980: Study

The number of outbreaks of infectious diseases and the number of unique illnesses causing them appear to be increasing around the globe, says a study co-authored by an Indian-American professor.

World population may hit 11 billion by 2100: Study

The world population may grow larger than previously estimated, reaching 11 billion people by century's end, according to a UN-led analysis published on Thursday.

Kerala population ageing fast: Survey

With a good track record of social development indicators, especially in health and education sectors, Kerala is all set to witness a demographic transition with a rise in the proportion of aged in the total population along with declining growth rate of the population.

India’s livestock population decreases by 3.33 percent: Census
India’s livestock population decreases by 3.33 percent: Census

The population of indigenous cattle has decreased by 8.94 per cent even as the number of female animals has increased.