December 03, 2019 12:13 pm
Property tax rates have not been raised in SDMC areas since 2012-13, even as the financial condition of the South body has been deteriorating. Of late, the SDMC has been struggling to pay salaries to sanitation staff, doctors and teachers.
July 11, 2019 9:53 am
The United Nations recognises World Population day as an important event to spread information regarding population-related issues across the globe.
February 18, 2018 10:56 am
The petitions, filed by advocates Anuj Saxena, Prathvi Raj Chauhan and Priya Sharma, claimed that statistics relating to population growth indicate that by 2022, the population of India is likely to pass the 1.5 billion mark.
July 09, 2017 4:10 am
Agricultural scientist M S Swaminathan, Olympian Yogeshwar Dutt and singer Suresh Wadekar are expected to be present at the launch.
April 24, 2016 7:24 pm
The population explosion has eaten into resources and the infrastructure and damaged the country's environment. People need land, air and water, she said.
July 12, 2015 2:47 am
Health Minister Surjit Kumar Jayani also claimed that in 'ancient times', saints and gurus were successful in controlling the population.
November 18, 2014 1:16 am
In the wrong hands, sterilisation remains an immoral, intrusive act.
September 25, 2011 5:08 pm
Modi emphasised on the need for various measures to bring under control the population growth rate in Bihar.
February 28, 2011 4:32 pm
Nation with worlds highest population hits a modest 1.341 billion.
November 11, 2010 6:56 pm
The Centre will set up a separate division in the Health Ministry dedicated to the cause.