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Can Nitish-Tejashwi's second coming stem Bihar's rot?

Various indicators make it amply clear that there are grave challenges facing the new government of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, reports Indivjal Dhasmana. IMAGE: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar......

No plan for legislation on population control, govt tells RS

The government is not contemplating any legislative measures for population control, Minister of State for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar told the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. Image used for......

25% women aged 18-29, 15% men aged 21-29 married before legal age: Survey

About 25 per cent of women aged 18-29 and 15 per cent of men aged 21-29 got married before reaching the minimum legal age of marriage, according to the latest National Family Health Survey......

Demographic Dividend: Has India failed to cash in?

India remains a young nation, but it will not get younger in future.India has not managed to noticeably improve education.Nor has it managed to create employment opportunities, observes Devangshu......

Govt to raise legal marriage age of women from 18 to 21

The government has decided to raise the legal age of marriage for women from 18 to 21 years, bringing it at par with that of men. Photograph: ANI photo Experts, however, have raised concern over......

Kerala likely to witness all-time high liquor sales this Onam

Kerala is likely to witness all-time high liquor sales this Onam, the harvest festival, with the season already reporting a 30 per cent hike. Photograph: PTI Photo According to the Kerala State......

UP, Bihar, J'khand among poorest states; Kerala, Goa have lowest poverty: Niti

Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh have emerged as the poorest states in India, according to Niti Aayog's first Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) report. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com As......

Govt to unveil extensive economic data related to health on Monday

On the heels of the National Family Health Survey-5 (NFHS-5), which revealed new demographic trajectories including the replacement level of fertility, the government will, on Monday, unveil......

How Tata Trusts uses big data to gauge consumption, production

In keeping with the Trusts’ objectives, the initiative was underpinned by an attempt to determine how over-nutrition was impacting citizens at a mass scale.  There’s a new......

Does India need condom ads? YES!

With India set to be the world's most populous country by 2030, there is a growing need to control population through better use of contraceptives, says Abhishek Waghmare. On December 11, the......

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