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Sex ratio: Women-centric policies, programmes of Modi government show results
India

Sex ratio: Women-centric policies, programmes of Modi government show results

The positive signals emanating from the latest NFHS-5 figures and the achievements that women have made in the recent times will go a long way in encouraging participation of women in national life

'One in three Indians don't carry masks when stepping out'
India

'One in three Indians don't carry masks when stepping out'

The latest survey was conducted by digital community based platform LocalCircles in April and it received more than 25,000 responses from citizens residing in 364 districts of India.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan scolds officials over water scarcity in native village; Congress slams state govt
Politics

Shivraj Singh Chouhan scolds officials over water scarcity in native village; Congress slams state govt

The chief minister ordered officials to carry out a survey of Jait village, ensure water supply and submit a report in 15 days

COVID-19: Mask wearing, social-distancing practices declining among public, finds pan-India survey
India

COVID-19: Mask wearing, social-distancing practices declining among public, finds pan-India survey

The report suggested the need for awareness creation and ensuring compliance in Tier-3, 4 towns and rural districts where, in some cases, compliance was at near-zero levels

I-T department widens probe against actor Sonu Sood; searches multiple properties in Mumbai
Entertainment

I-T department widens probe against actor Sonu Sood; searches multiple properties in Mumbai

A real estate deal and some other financial transactions linked to Sood are under the scanner of the department, official sources had said

Dangerous trend of government agencies 'intimidating' independent media must stop: Editors Guild on I-T 'surveys'
India

Dangerous trend of government agencies 'intimidating' independent media must stop: Editors Guild on I-T 'surveys'

On 10 September, teams of IT officials visited the offices of NewsClick and Newslaundry and conducted investigations through the day

ICMR to conduct survey examining effectiveness of COVAXIN, COVISHIELD in preventing COVID-19
India

ICMR to conduct survey examining effectiveness of COVAXIN, COVISHIELD in preventing COVID-19

This first of its kind study is expected to be undertaken from next week, said Dr Tarun Bhatnagar, senior ICMR scientist.

Humanity is facing a climate emergency agrees 1.2 million people globally according to UN survey
science

Humanity is facing a climate emergency agrees 1.2 million people globally according to UN survey

Nearly 75 percent of residents in small island states — facing the prospect of losing their homelands to rising seas — perceived the climate threat as an emergency.

The city and sound: What a global survey during the pandemic could tell us about our future soundscapes
World

The city and sound: What a global survey during the pandemic could tell us about our future soundscapes

Future Cities is the latest venture helmed by the team of Cities and Memory, a larger global collaborative project, which in its current stage covers more than 100 countries and territories.

Lockdown Secrets: A new Firstpost project seeks insight into how you're coping with the 'new normal'
Lifestyle

Lockdown Secrets: A new Firstpost project seeks insight into how you're coping with the 'new normal'

This unprecedented 'new normal' under lockdown has often made us behave out of character. Firstpost would like to listen to your lockdown secrets, which you can share with us completely anonymously.

BSNL, Air India, MTNL highest loss-making PSUs in FY19; ONGC most profitable: CPSE survey
Business

BSNL, Air India, MTNL highest loss-making PSUs in FY19; ONGC most profitable: CPSE survey

ONGC, Indian Oil Corporation and NTPC were the top three profitable PSUs in 2018-19, whereas BSNL, Air India and MTNL incurred highest losses for a third consecutive year, according to a survey tabled in Parliament on Monday

India to survey the entire country with drones, artificial intelligence and big data
science

India to survey the entire country with drones, artificial intelligence and big data

Karnataka, Haryana, Maharashtra and the Ganga basin is being surveyed and will take 2 years to finish.

Missing the Mood for the Breeze
Politics

Missing the Mood for the Breeze

The media missed the Modi juggernaut that wasn’t even trying to hide in plain sight, and looked for results in the wrong place—the corridors of the national capital. All exit polls, however, got the direction right: Modi was coming back

Indian women’s unpaid work amounts to 43 times Apple’s turnover; females hardest hit by rising economic inequality: Report
Business

Indian women’s unpaid work amounts to 43 times Apple’s turnover; females hardest hit by rising economic inequality: Report

The paid work women do bring them less earnings as compared to men due to the existing wage gap and therefore households that rely primarily on female earners tend to be poorer.

Growth in global device shipments decline with just 0.9 percent increase in 2018
News & Analysis

Growth in global device shipments decline with just 0.9 percent increase in 2018

Mobile phones with 1.9 billion units to be shipped in 2018, drives the global device shipments.

Women's safety survey: Thomson Reuters Foundation defends its methodology as questions over 'perception poll' mount
World

Women's safety survey: Thomson Reuters Foundation defends its methodology as questions over 'perception poll' mount

The Thompson Reuters Foundation's survey report titled 'The Most Dangerous Countries for Women-2018', which has adjudged India as the most unsafe country for the fairer sex, has been garnering a strong but mixed response.

Mumbai more expensive for expats than Melbourne, Frankfurt, says cost of living survey by Mercer
Business

Mumbai more expensive for expats than Melbourne, Frankfurt, says cost of living survey by Mercer

Mumbai is ranked at the 55th spot in terms of cost of living globally, higher than cities like Melbourne (58), Frankfurt (68), Buenos Aires (76), Stockholm (89) and Atlanta (95), according the 2018 cost of living survey by global consulting firm Mercer

70 percent of teenagers tried to reduce their time spent on smartphones: Survey
News & Analysis

70 percent of teenagers tried to reduce their time spent on smartphones: Survey

The 46-question survey conducted by Screen Education involved 1,017 teenagers from grades 7-12.

At four year mark of Narendra Modi govt, 57 percent citizens satisfied with performance, says survey
India

At four year mark of Narendra Modi govt, 57 percent citizens satisfied with performance, says survey

With a year left in Narendra Modi's term, a total of 57 percent Indians feel that the BJP govt has "either met or exceeded" their expectations.

Greenpeace warns of 'dangerously' high radiation levels in two towns near disaster-hit nuclear plant in Fukushima
World

Greenpeace warns of 'dangerously' high radiation levels in two towns near disaster-hit nuclear plant in Fukushima

Greenpeace, on Thursday, said towns in Fukushima prefecture, close to the disaster-hit nuclear power plant, were exposed to excessive levels of radiation, almost 100 times greater than safe levels.