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Jun 14, 2018
Meanwhile on Instagram: Artist-photographer Kaamna Patel's travel log is a window to the worldKaamna Patel is a visual artist and photographer currently based in Mumbai. Her Instagram feed spans several countries and cultures.
Jan 23, 2018
Wealthy but not healthy: India's rich more likely to suffer hypertension, says National Family Health SurveyNearly 13 percent women and 18 percent men aged 15-49 in the highest stratum of the wealth index have hypertension (high blood pressure), according to data from the National Family Health Survey (NFHS), 2015-16 (NFHS-4). This is the first time the NFHS has included the measurement of blood pressure.
Jan 04, 2018
As 8 states go to polls in 2018, a look at how rural debt, distress and death continue to grow nationwideBehind rising NPAs is a story of growing crop failures – increasingly linked to climate change – and falling rural incomes.
Oct 31, 2017
Indoor air pollution deadlier than industrial, caused 1.24 lakh premature deaths in India in 2015, finds studyIndoor air pollution caused 1.24 lakh premature deaths in India in 2015, more than the emissions from coal power plants or other industrial sources.
May 12, 2017
The smart city program will lead to urban transformation says Urban Development SecretaryThe government has earmarked Rs 48,000 crore for the development of smart cities.
Jan 24, 2017
Government will use geo-spatial technology to complete its vision of 100 smart citiesThe Centre would extensively utilise geo-spatial technology in realising its vision to build 100 smart cities across the country, Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said today.
Oct 27, 2016
Finance Minister Jaitley emphasises that India needs to undergo rapid urbanisation in next 2 decadesUnion Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday stressed on India's need to urbanise rapidly in the next two decades in line with its present development in order to relieve the pressure on agriculture.
May 06, 2016
Firstpost Poll: Are 'urban poor' entitled milennials or victims of consumerism?So what do you think about the urban poor? Are their problems worth thinking about?
Mar 01, 2016
Tax on EPF: Middle class should not be unhappy with Budget 2016 when it has Kanhaiya KumarWho wants more money in hand when the government is giving us Kanhaiya?
Feb 03, 2016
Netflix not for the common man? Company says it will cater to premium customers in IndiaThe on-demand media streaming company has said that it wants to position itself as a premium service provider in India.