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May 22, 2018
As push to turn India towards vegetarianism gathers steam, data reveals 80% men and 70% women relish meatIt is important to assess the average diet of Indians because both malnutrition and obesity are a problem in the country: 53.7 percent of women and 22.7 percent men are anaemic, while 20.7 percent of women and 18.9 percent men are obese
May 19, 2018
Karnataka Election: Rs 87 crore in cash seized by govt officials, over five times more than 2013 pollsDuring the recent Karnataka Assembly elections, more than Rs 87 crore in cash was seized by government authorities for violation of law, according to a statement issued by the chief electoral officer of Karnataka on 11 May, 2018.
May 18, 2018
Kashmir ceasefire comes after 50 percent rise in armed encounters and killings during 2015-2017 over 2012-2014The Ramzan ceasefire announced by the Indian government on 16 May comes after a period of heightened armed violence and killings in Kashmir.
May 17, 2018
Karnataka Election Results 2018: Central region shows shifts towards BJP as party wins 14 of 36 seatsThe Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which won 104 seats in the 2018 Karnataka Assembly elections compared to 40 in 2013, won 57 percent seats from coastal Karnataka and Malnad, and Bombay-Karnataka.
May 16, 2018
JD(S) likely to lead Karnataka government despite garnering lowest vote share in 20 yearsThe JD(S) vote-share of 18.3 percent, according to leads and results, was its lowest in nearly two decades since 1999 when it had a vote-share of 10.4 percent.
May 15, 2018
Karnataka’s new government has task cut out as state grapples with income inequality, agrarian crisis and child malnutritionKarnataka is grappling with income inequality, an agrarian crisis and child malnutrition even though its economy grew at 8.5 percent.
May 14, 2018
Bad loans mess: Public sector banks' NPAs soar 1.5 times to Rs 6.89 lakh crore over two yearsOf the 21 public sector banks, 11 had non-performing assets (NPAs) greater than 15 percent of total assets
May 13, 2018
Safe daycare, reliable public transport will increase women’s socio-economic involvement, says IDRC chief Jean LebelProviding affordable and safe daycare and reliable transportation, Jean Lebel, president, IDRC, said
May 12, 2018
Arctic weather conditions could impact this year's monsoon, adversely affect Indian farmersUnfolding weather conditions at the Arctic Circle have the potential to help forecast and possibly impact this year’s monsoon and Indian farmers.
May 11, 2018
Karnataka polls: Kannadigas richer than Indian average but poorer than neighbours Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, KeralaWhile Karnataka does better than the national average on social justice indicators for Dalits & Adivasis, it still lags its neighbours in terms of poverty.