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Hello, This Is Nature’s Call From A Garbage Heap!


April 7th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by admin
By Shobha Shukla- WORLD HEALTH DAY -(CNS): Safe drinking water and proper sanitation facilities are basic necessities of life and the likes of you and me perhaps have never ... Read more...

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Indian-origin people close to being in 100 Americans


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) People of Indian origin are close to making one percent of America's population of 308.7 million with their numbers shooting up by a whopping 69.37 percent ... Read more...

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Food bill: Thomas hopes for across spectrum support


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Expressing hope of getting the support of all political parties on the National Food Security Bill, Food Minister K.V. Thomas Thursday said the legislation is ... Read more...

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China proposes harsh punishment to curb gender imbalance


March 14th, 2012 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) China should impose harsher punishments on medical workers who conduct illegal sex determination tests in order to balance the country's skewed gender ratio, a top official ... Read more...

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Interracial marriages on the rise in US


February 17th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) Interracial and inter-ethnic marriages continue to increase in the US and the greatest growth has occurred among Hispanics and Asians, according to a report by the ... Read more...

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US state bars political hopeful for poor English


February 9th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tucson (US), Feb 9 (IANS/EFE) The Arizona Supreme Court has ended the aspirations of Alejandrina Cabrera to run for city council in the border town of San Luis because she ... Read more...

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Fresh Scheduled Tribes’ quota in Uttar Pradesh house suggested (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the Election Commission to consider a plea for reservation for the Scheduled Tribes in Uttar Pradesh assembly on the basis ... Read more...

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Fresh Scheduled Tribes’ quota in Uttar Pradesh house suggested


January 10th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the Election Commission to consider a plea for reservation for the Scheduled Tribes in Uttar Pradesh assembly on the basis ... Read more...

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Wasnik releases Microsoft’s disabled-friendly software tools


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Disabled-friendly tools for application in software of common use, developed by software major Microsoft India, were released by Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Mukul Wasnik ... Read more...

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Indian Americans grow to 3.2 mn, top in income


November 16th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) Some 3.2 million Indian Americans, including Asian Indians of mixed race, lived in the United States in 2010 as South Asians led all Asian groups in ... Read more...

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Fertility rate declines in Karnataka: Expert


October 27th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 27 (IANS) The fertility rate in Karnataka declined to two children per woman during the past five years resulting in faster negative growth in child population across the ... Read more...

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China’s sex ratio declines


August 16th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) China's sex ratio has declined for two straight years, the country's chief of population and family planning said Tuesday. Li Bin, director of the National Population ... Read more...

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Rural child sex ratio declining sharply: Census


July 16th, 2011 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The ratio of girl child per thousand male child has witnessed a sharp decline in Indian villages in the last decade, according to the latest ... Read more...

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Nearly 70 percent of Indians live in villages: Census


July 15th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Over 68 percent, or 833 million, of Indians still live in villages despite a sharp decline recorded for the first time in the overall growth ... Read more...

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China’s economy threatened by country’s ageing population


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 3 (ANI): China's ageing population is likely to contribute to slower economic growth and higher inflation, according to analysts.The emergence of negative growth in the total working-age population, which some ... Read more...

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Falling child sex ratio is national shame: PM


April 21st, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Calling for a "crusade" to curb bias against women, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said the practice of female foeticide and infanticide was a ... Read more...

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New York, Washington, 44 more US cities not white any more (Lead)


April 15th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) Whites in New York, Washington and 44 other metro areas in the US have been reduced to a minority, according to new census data. Hispanics account ... Read more...

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New York, Washington, 44 other US cities not white any more


April 15th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) New York, Washington and 44 other of America's 366 metro areas have flipped from majority white to majority populations of minorities during the last decade, according ... Read more...

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Dalai lama registers for Unique Identification Card in Dharamsala


April 12th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Apr 12 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, registered for the Unique Identification Card in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamsala city on Tuesday.The concerned authorities here said the other Tibetans would be ... Read more...

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Census 2011: Kashmir’s population touches 1.25 crore


April 7th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 7 (IANS) The population of Jammu and Kashmir has grown to 1.25 crore from 1.1 crore recorded in 2001, according to the provisional census figures released here Thursday."The ... Read more...

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US cities witness population growth with influx of Hispanics, Asians


April 6th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.6 (ANI): More than 50 percent of United States'100 largest cities have seen a growth of population over the past decade with the influx of Hispanics and Asians, according to the ... Read more...

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Victorian Muslims feel threatened by racism


April 4th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr. 4 (ANI): Victorian Muslims feel threatened by racism and say it is an issue that needs to be addressed.According to the Herald Sun, Victorian Muslims say many in their ... Read more...

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Census highlights: India home to 17.5 percent of world population


March 31st, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) India's headcount has risen to 1.21 billion over the last decade, making it home to 17.5 percent of the world's population. Following are the highlights ... Read more...

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Delhi - the most densely populated city in India


March 31st, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The national capital is the most densely populated city in the country with 11,297 people living in its every square kilometre, according to latest ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh most populous, Lakshadweep least


March 31st, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) With 200 million people, Uttar Pradesh continues to be the most populous state in the country while the Lakshadweep has the least numbers at 64,429 ... Read more...

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India’s population is 1.21 billion, gender imbalance worsens (Roundup)


March 31st, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) India's population has risen to 1.21 billion - an increase of over 181 million in the last decade - but the gender imbalance is the ... Read more...

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India’s population rises to 1.20 billion, growth rate declines (Second Lead)


March 31st, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The population of India has touched 1.20 billion, an increase of over 181 million in the last decade, but the growth rate has actually gone ... Read more...

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Religion extinct in nine nations


March 22nd, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Religion has been listed on the endangered list of about nine nations. A new census data has revealed that pretty soon religion would be a thing of ... Read more...

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Religion set for extinction in nine countries, says census data


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): A study using census data has shown that religion is set to become extinct in nine countries, as there is a steady rise in those claiming no religious ... Read more...

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The vulnerable lives of Bengal’s Birhor tribals


February 6th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Sabyasachi Roy Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) The world knows little about them and development too has passed them by. The endangered Birhor primitive tribals find themselves a vulnerable lot in West Bengal ... Read more...

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Disabled should help enumerators to prepare correct census


January 29th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Disabled people should not hide their disabilities and help the enumerators to prepare correct census data to enable the government to effectively implement the projects for them, an ... Read more...

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Converts to Islam double in Britain, says study


January 4th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) The number of Britons choosing to become Muslims has nearly doubled in the past decade, according to a study by an inter-faith think tank. The study by think ... Read more...

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Do lesbians earn more than straight women?


January 4th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Lesbians who never married make more money than previously married lesbians and straight women, suggests Census data.The findings, based on the 2000 Census, have concluded that never-married ... Read more...

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Why women want to marry richer men


January 4th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Decades of gender equality campaigns notwithstanding, women still want to marry men who are better educated and earn more money than them, a researcher says. The idea ... Read more...

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World’s biggest census begins in China (Lead)


November 1st, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 1 (IANS) In the world's biggest census, China Monday began counting its over one billion people with the help of more than 6.5 million officials who will visit about 400 ... Read more...

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