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Egypt's Sisi plans to build new capital east of Cairo: Here's what you need to know about the new administrative capital
World

Egypt's Sisi plans to build new capital east of Cairo: Here's what you need to know about the new administrative capital

An opulent presidential palace, a brand new parliament, a regal opera house and spacious parks are all part of the vision for a New Administrative Capital (NAC) rising up out of the Egyptian desert.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches Vehicle Scrappage Policy, says it promotes circular economy
India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches Vehicle Scrappage Policy, says it promotes circular economy

The policy will play a major role in removing unfit vehicles from roads in a scientific manner and modernise the vehicular population

India will soon have WHO's recommended doctor-to-patient ratio: NITI Aayog member
India

India will soon have WHO's recommended doctor-to-patient ratio: NITI Aayog member

Vinod Paul said India is on the path to having one doctor per thousand population by 2024 and increasing beds from 11 lakh to 22 lakh.

China's census records slowest population growth in decades, hints at demographic crisis
World

China's census records slowest population growth in decades, hints at demographic crisis

In 2016, Beijing changed family planning rules allowing families to have two kids amid fears of fast-ageing population and shrinking workforce

One thousand rivers account for nearly 80 percent of plastic carried into oceans: Study
science

One thousand rivers account for nearly 80 percent of plastic carried into oceans: Study

The top five plastic emitting countries are all located in Asia - the Philippines, India, Malaysia, China, and Indonesia.

Indian cities may not be sprawling, but their density is a major concern especially in a pandemic
India

Indian cities may not be sprawling, but their density is a major concern especially in a pandemic

This pandemic sounds an alarm about the consequences of inefficient planning and management of cities and poses an opportunity to rethink and rebuild the areas that are most important to the country’s growth

Genome analysis of Africans shed light on ancient migrations, modern susceptibility, disease resistance
science

Genome analysis of Africans shed light on ancient migrations, modern susceptibility, disease resistance

This new research is an attempt to address an imbalance in the genetic data available worldwide, most of which comes from people of European ancestry.

Redevelopment plans for Dharavi are focused on high rises. COVID-19 crisis underlines critics' concerns about blinkered approach
Lifestyle

Redevelopment plans for Dharavi are focused on high rises. COVID-19 crisis underlines critics' concerns about blinkered approach

In the post-COVID world, how much would design and structural modifications in places like Dharavi, contribute to bringing about substantial change in the living conditions of people living in overcrowded slums? Journalist and researcher Dipti Nagpaul explores.

Insider Take By D.Narain, Simon Wiebusch Bayer CropScience Limited | Economy Under Lockdown | Agriculture
India

Insider Take By D.Narain, Simon Wiebusch Bayer CropScience Limited | Economy Under Lockdown | Agriculture

Agriculture industry veterans D.Narain, Senior Bayer Representative, SouthAsia and Managing Director, Bayer CropScience Limited and Simon Wiebusch, COO Bayer CropScience Division of India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka highlight challenges faced amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

World Population Day 2020: India need to focus on quality health care for all in the post-COVID-19 era
science

World Population Day 2020: India need to focus on quality health care for all in the post-COVID-19 era

With the private health sector failing to provide equitable healthcare, we should consider regulations to ensure it acts in the people's interests and not in the quest for profits.

By 2070, around third of the world's population, will be staying in extremely hot areas
science

By 2070, around third of the world's population, will be staying in extremely hot areas

Average annual temperatures between 11 to 15 degrees Celsius is the sweet spot of temperatures for humanity.

Revisiting India's performance in managing its forest, water, plastic waste in 2019
science

Revisiting India's performance in managing its forest, water, plastic waste in 2019

India's prime minister urged the nation to stop using single-use plastic but states and cities remained underprepared.

Gender parity, education for women more likely to achieve Narendra Modi's goal to stem population growth, not coercive tactics
India

Gender parity, education for women more likely to achieve Narendra Modi's goal to stem population growth, not coercive tactics

From the ramparts of Red Fort on Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his concern over the 'population explosion' in India, calling those who are 'self-motivated' to limit family sizes true patriots

On 73rd Independence Day, Narendra Modi advocates population control, says keeping one's family small is an act of patriotism
India

On 73rd Independence Day, Narendra Modi advocates population control, says keeping one's family small is an act of patriotism

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed concern over "population explosion" in the country, saying it causes innumerable challenges for the coming generations and asserted that the central and state governments should launch measures to deal with the issue

Demographic danger: India's population is not just exploding, it's happening in a way that threatens the nation's productivity
Business

Demographic danger: India's population is not just exploding, it's happening in a way that threatens the nation's productivity

Kerala’s working-age population will experience a sharp fall from 56.2% in 2021 to 52.8% in 2041, while Tamil Nadu’s workforce size would shrink by 2.8% during the two decades starting from 2021.

People have a higher chance of contracting HIV in developed, urbanized districts
science

People have a higher chance of contracting HIV in developed, urbanized districts

The study found that if people knew that using a condom prevents HIV, there are lesser cases in the district.

India to overtake China as most populous country in 8 years, says UN report: 'World population to grow to 9.7 billion by 2050'
World

India to overtake China as most populous country in 8 years, says UN report: 'World population to grow to 9.7 billion by 2050'

The report titled 'The World Population Prospects 2019: Highlights' estimated that the world's population is expected to increase by two million by 2050. India along with eight other countries will constitute half of the population. The population of sub-Saharan Africa is expected to practically double by 2050, says the UN report.

'Will work with full strength to increase job opportunities in MSME sector', says Nitin Gadkari
Business

'Will work with full strength to increase job opportunities in MSME sector', says Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari, who has also been given charge of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, said that he has set a new target of laying 40 kms of road everyday over the next one-and-a-half years.

Giriraj Singh supports Ramdev on suggestion of denying rights to third-born child, says 'laws necessary for development'
Politics

Giriraj Singh supports Ramdev on suggestion of denying rights to third-born child, says 'laws necessary for development'

Union minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Giriraj Singh on Tuesday backed Yoga guru Baba Ramdev over his population control statement saying, 'these laws are necessary for the development of the country.'

Lok Sabha Election 2019: How population, family planning are key factors in determining India’s Lower House representation
Politics

Lok Sabha Election 2019: How population, family planning are key factors in determining India’s Lower House representation

India is in the midst of the world's biggest General Election, where nearly 900 million voters will be electing members of the new Lok Sabha — the Lower House of the Parliament