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The worrying case of India's child brides and grooms

According to Census 2011, India had 5 mn child brides (women marrying under 18 years of age), against 380,000 in 2001 -- an increase of 4.56 mn in 10 years. Akshat Kaushal reports. The number of......

'India may have got its tiger success story wrong'

A new study has indicated that methods commonly used in censuses of tigers and other rare wildlife put the accuracy of such surveys in doubt. The study conducted at University of Oxford focused on......

Guess which states have shown the most improvement in literacy rate

  The map above shows the change in literacy rate across states of India from 2001 to 2011 as reported by the Census of India. At the last count, 74 per cent of the total population of India......

Guess which states have shown the most improvement in literacy rate

  The map above shows the change in literacy rate across states of India from 2001 to 2011 as reported by the Census of India. At the last count, 74 per cent of the total population of India......

Where India's working women live

Rediff.com's data journalists have broken down the 2011 Census data into a constituency-wise listing.Mandi in Himachal Pradesh tops the list with 54 per cent of the women in the district employed......

What's wrong with India's economic census?

The economic census excludes all farming and plantation work, as well as workers in administration and defence services. Which states do you think recorded the fastest growth in non-agricultural......

India's biggest e-commerce hubs

New Delhi has emerged as the top e-commerce hub in India in 2012, according to a census conducted by eBay. The study is designed to throw light on online buying and selling behaviour in India.The......

Max no. of foreign born tech grads from India: US Census

Indians account for nearly one-fourth of the total foreign born residents with degrees in computers, mathematics and statistics, latest figures released by the Census Bureau say."The majority (64......

India begins to count its poor

A nationwide socio-economic and caste census to identify people living below poverty line (BPL) was on Wednesday flagged off from Shankhola, a remote tribal hamlet in Tripura West district. Rural......

India to get a National Business Register soon

The sixth economic census, set to take off next year, will provide the country with a National Business Register for the first time, containing the details of every business establishment in the......
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The slow death of Bhojpuri and Awadhi

Hindi in Devanagari script is the official language of the Indian Union government. According to the 2001 census, 41.03% of the population are... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/column-the-slow-death-of-bhojpuri-and-awadhi-2122062
A capital road gone, Aurangzeb lives in 177 towns and villages

The most popular among those is Aurangabad, with 63 of them across the country of which 48 are in Uttar Pradesh-the state also tops the overall... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/a-capital-road-gone-aurangzeb-lives-in-177-towns-and-villages/
Ramanagar hillock now home to 25 long-billed vultures

Ramanagar, 50 km from here, is popular as the place where Bollywood classic 'Sholay' was shot. Now, it has another claim to fame: it is the only... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/499176/ramanagar-hillock-now-home-25.html
A night in the forest

Weve just devoured an early dinner of rice and egg curry, and Im trying to calm my frayed nerves about spending the night in the forest.... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/lt4nOuRy2T8e8SzkCH4yEM/A-night-in-the-forest.html
Regression for progression

The agitation of Patels in Gujarat has once again brought attention to the infuriating business of reservations in education and jobs. It may be... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150905/commentary-columnists/article/state-union-regression-progression

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