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BJP slams Gogoi’s remarks on Muslims


September 11th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The BJP Monday criticized Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi for linking birth rate among Muslims in Assam to illiteracy and said the Congress has ... Read more...

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German birth rate hits all-time low


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:20 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 3 (IANS) Birth rate in Germany, Europe's most-populous nation, hits all time low, with merely 663,000 children born in 2011, down by 2.2 percent, as compared with the ... Read more...

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Britain to have Europe’s youngest population


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) With a surge in babies born to immigrant parents, Britain is on course to becoming Europe's youngest population by 2035, Daily Mail reported Saturday.In contrast to ... Read more...

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Putin backs Russia’s population growth


February 13th, 2012 - 5:54 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has proposed a set of measures aimed to increase the country's population from 142 million to 154 million people.Putin said ... Read more...

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Infant mortality rate down 3 points in India


February 1st, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The infant mortality rate (IMR) in India has come down to 47 from 50 deaths per 1,000 live births over the last one year, a ... Read more...

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2012 will be a year of upheaval: Cuban priests


January 4th, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 4 (IANS/EFE) Christian priests in Cuba who also follow the beliefs and traditions of African slaves have said 2012 will be a year of disturbances, clashes and great ... Read more...

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Patients slam claim on improvement in Kashmir healthcare


December 31st, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 31 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has claimed an improvement in health facilities this year - a claim dismissed by some patients forced to come here from ... Read more...

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1,000 chicks chirp as storks visit Delhi zoo


December 7th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A steady stream of chirping fills the air in the city's zoo these days, where two of the three ponds have been taken over by ... Read more...

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World population could hit seven bn this month


October 1st, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The population of the earth could grow to seven billion this month, up from just three billion fifty years ago, and may reach ten billion ... Read more...

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Sex ratio better in villages than cities, says survey


August 10th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) More and more educated people in cities across the country are opting for sex determination tests compared to people in villages, and urban areas are ... Read more...

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A baby is born every 40 seconds in Britain


July 25th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) One child is born in Britain every 40 seconds, according to latest official figures.Experts said the country's soaring birth rate was due to mass immigration that ... Read more...

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Serbian grooms ‘import’ Albanian brides


May 11th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, May 11 (IANS/AKI) Skewed birth-rate in Serbia has caused a shortage of young women in the country, and as a result prospective grooms are seeking brides from neighbouring Albania, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Aging Chinese population expanding rapidly: 2011 Census


April 28th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr. 28 (ANI): The head of China's National Bureau of Statistics, has said that the country's aging population is rising, while the birth rate remains low.Ma Jiantang said Thursday that the ... Read more...

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Baby boom as UK couples warm up in the cold


March 27th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Would-be parents, snuggling down to beat last winter's freezing temperatures, have sent UK's birth rate soaring to the highest level since monthly records began.New statistics showed that almost ... Read more...

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New technique to help men become fathers post chemotherapy


March 15th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): A new technique that finds and carefully removes individual sperm from testicular tissue has made fathers of men who were once considered sterile due to prior cancer treatment.Researchers ... Read more...

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Indian infant mortality rate dips


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The infant mortality rate (IMR) - which reflects the number of deaths per 1,000 live births - has dipped by three points in both rural and ... Read more...

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Haryana town dedicates Lohri to girl child


January 14th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), Jan 14 (IANS) The state may be infamous for its skewed sex ratio of 824 females per 1,000 males, but some in this town tried to make a difference with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Third of young Japanese men have no interest in sex


January 14th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Japan's birth rate is plummeting because more than a third of Japanese males have no interest in or are actively averse to sex, says a survey.According to the ... Read more...

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Rushing Birth Even A Little Can Hurt Babies’ Health, Study Says


January 5th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recently released a statement which states that rushing birth even a little can hurt the health of a ... Read more...

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Rushing Birth Even A Little Can Hurt Babies’ Health


January 5th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Data from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that women who rush to have their baby before their time is due are putting the ... Read more...

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Weybridge in Surrey is Britain’s most fertile town: Study


December 30th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): A study has revealed Britain's most fertile town, and it is Weybridge in Surrey where the women are more likely to fall pregnant than in any other area.The ... Read more...

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Mystery of missing stars in Universe may finally be solved


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Star births in the Universe occur round the clock and according to calculations, we should be able to see a lot more stars than we currently do - ... Read more...

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Pakistan population now 184 mn


October 29th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) The population of Pakistan has gone up to 184 million this year from 119 million in 1990, a report said.The latest report of the State Bank of Pakistan ... Read more...

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24 percent domiciliary births in Delhi


September 15th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) As many as 86,363 of the total 3.5 lakh births in the national capital took place at home, says a survey. According to an annual report 'Registration of ... Read more...

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Improved female literacy has led to birth rate reduction


September 14th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The birth of a fourth child in the capital has come down in a big way in the last two decades, a Delhi government report Tuesday pointed ... Read more...

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Islam will sooner or later dominate Europe: Italian priest


September 8th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Christians in Europe must have more children or else the continent would become Islamised, said a Vatican official who predicted that Islam would "sooner rather than later conquer ... Read more...

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Grasshopper swarm destroys crops in Kathua district


August 30th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanKathua (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug 30 (ANI): Farmers in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district and adjacent areas have been hit by a swarm of grasshoppers.The new species of grasshopper ... Read more...

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Only one in ten mums are white British in some parts of UK


August 9th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.9 (ANI): Only one baby in ten born in some parts of the country has a mother of white British origin, figures revealed yesterday.Britain's rapidly changing ethnic make-up means white British ... Read more...

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Blue Paper says China leads world in urbanization


July 30th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): China's urban population has reached 46 percent of the total population, making it the largest such population in the world, according to a 'Blue Paper' released on ... Read more...

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Mom, dad and kids - no longer a typical Kiwi family


July 20th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, July 20 (ANI): Mom, dad and kids - this is no longer a conventional household in New Zealand - as they are increasingly replaced by childless or empty nest couples.Couples without ... Read more...

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Anti-aging supplement a fountain of hope for wannabe mums


July 2nd, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): An over-the-counter anti-aging supplement could be a fountain of hope for women who want to become mothers, revealed a Tel Aviv University study.Prof. Adrian Shulman of Tel Aviv ... Read more...

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9/11 stress ‘tied to increased male baby miscarriages’


May 25th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): A new study has linked the psychological stress caused by the 9/11 attacks to miscarriages in women - especially for male babies.Tim Bruckner, assistant professor of public health ... Read more...

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9/11 attacks linked to loss of male babies


May 25th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) The horrific 9/11 terror attacks may have also led to increased loss of male children in the US, even among those women who had no direct link to ... Read more...

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Shoaib-Sania to be Pakistan population welfare ministry’s brand ambassadors


April 14th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 14 (IANS) Cricketer Shoaib Malik and his Indian wife Sania Mirza are to be declared as brand ambassadors of Pakistan's population welfare ministry, it was announced here Wednesday. Population ... Read more...

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US Birthrate Hits All Time Low; Teen Pregnancy Down


April 8th, 2010 - 2:24 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After being on a decline for the last twelve years, the birth rate in the United States of America has dropped to the lowest that it has ever ... Read more...

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