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World Population Day 2021: Technology, greater investment key to boosting women's reproductive health, say experts

July 12, 2021 12:05 pm

On the occasion of World Population Day on July 11, the Population Foundation of India organised a webinar to deliberate on population-related issues, including family planning, gender equality, maternal health and transforming social norms.

World Population Day: Five countries with the highest population growth rate

July 11, 2021 8:05 pm

From Syria to Uganda, take a look at these five countries with the fastest growing population rate

‘Population age structure is changing, the share of elderly is increasing’

July 10, 2021 4:26 pm

"The share of elderly population is increasing... moreover, because of the gender differential in life expectancy, the share of females among the elderly is increasing," said Prof Anjali Radkar, head of the Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy

Voting rights of couples with more than two kids must be stripped off: Giriraj Singh

July 11, 2019 9:11 pm

"In India, population explosion is disturbing the balance of economy, social harmony and resources. One of the reasons (for failure to check it) is dhaarmik vyavadhan (religious obstacles)," Singh wrote in his caption on Twitter.

World Population Day 2019: Know the history, theme and significance

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.

World Population Day 2019: A need to include population education in the school curriculum

July 11, 2019 8:15 am

World Population Day: Children will inherit our world. We wouldn't want them to commit the same mistakes which our generation and our predecessors committed. Therefore, it is imperative to educate them by making them aware about the pitfalls of overpopulation.

World Population Day 2017: Maharashtra first to launch injectable contraceptives for women

July 11, 2017 11:17 am

The new method under government-funded contraceptives is called Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (MPA)

Punjab minister’s history lesson: Religion has always helped control population

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.

World Population Day: Women take sterilisation burden

July 12, 2013 3:23 am

As the World Population Day this year focused on awareness on adolescent pregnancy,a Pune Municipal Corporation family welfare bureau survey found at least 4,237 girls 15 to 19 years of age who are married (the legal age for marriage in India is 18) and 2,071 of them not using any contraceptive or opting for any other family planning measure.

School kids stage street play on high population

July 11, 2013 2:53 am

On the eve of World Population Day,15 students of Dikshant International School staged a street play ‘Aabadi Ki Barbaadi’ at the Sector 17 Plaza,highlighting the menace that high population is playing these days