July 02, 2019 12:35 pm
Because of its large population, India is in absolute terms expected to lose the equivalent of 34 million full-time jobs in 2030 in productivity as a result of heat stress.
January 23, 2019 8:41 pm
According to the UN's World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2019, India's GDP growth is expected to accelerate to 7.6 per cent in 2019-20 from an estimated 7.4 per cent in the current fiscal ending March 2019. The growth rate may come down to 7.4 per cent a year later.
June 23, 2018 9:09 pm
The UN, earlier this month, had released the first-ever report on alleged human rights violation in Kashmir and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and demanded an international probe into it.
July 23, 2014 2:09 am
In India, about 27 per cent of women aged between 20 and 49 were married before age 15.
July 17, 2014 12:33 pm
India recorded a 38 per cent decline in AIDS-related deaths between 2005 and 2013.
July 12, 2014 2:57 am
Delhi has doubled its population since 1990 to 25 million to become world's second most populous city.
March 05, 2014 1:31 pm
India continued to be a main source of illicit amphetamine type stimulants manufactured and trafficked in South Asia.
February 08, 2014 4:06 pm
The rise in deaths, up seven percent from 2012, and injuries, up 17 percent, reverses the decline recorded last year.
November 03, 2013 5:07 am
A third of Indias population are internal migrants,says a UN report. We spoke to a few such unmoored people and one exception about the dreams they leave home with,and the reality they find
October 30, 2013 3:41 pm
In India,the lifetime opportunity cost related to adolescent pregnancy is 12% of GDP.