population control

More role for women in population policy: Experts


July 10th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) India needs to move away from its "targeted approach" towards family panning programmes that have been in existence under a decade-old policy, experts said here ... Read more...

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‘India to work for removal of taboos around family planning’


June 9th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) In its bid to check population growth, India is willing to engage with communities on removing cultural taboos associated with family planning, the head of ... Read more...

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Now, family planning counsellors at district hospitals


June 8th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The government will soon have family planning counsellors at district hospitals across the country for better utilisation of its population control services, officials said ... Read more...

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Now, free condoms, contraceptives at your doorstep!


June 18th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) The government will shortly launch a scheme to make male and female contraceptives available at people's doorsteps in a major bid to boost population control efforts, ... Read more...

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Family planning strategy to be tweaked


March 14th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The government is ready to reposition its family planning strategy by "focusing on maternal health" and not just population control, an official from health and ... Read more...

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Narayana Murthy shocked at Netaji being denied due respect


January 24th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) Infosys Technologies founder-chariman N.R. Narayana Murthy Sunday expressed shock over the country's political leadership failing to pay due respect to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and said India would ... Read more...

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Population control can solve many problems: Azad


November 16th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Stating that population stabilisation can solve many problems, union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Tuesday called upon social and religious institutions to support the ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh chief minister praises Nehru


November 14th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 14 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday heaped praise on India's first prime minister and Congress leader Jawaharlal Nehru on ... Read more...

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Fashion fraternity wakes up to population menace (With image)


July 10th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) With India's at approximately 1.2 billion and climbing by the minute, on the eve of World Population Day July 11, a large section of the capital's fashion ... Read more...

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Males who can shed tears really can drive females wild


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): Shedding a tear really can help males attract females - at least when it comes to mice.A new study has shown that male mouse tears contain a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Classified Nixon documents released


July 3rd, 2010 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 3 (IANS) Around 100,000 pages of classified documents from the time of late US president Richard Nixon were released Friday, which would offer an insight into his personality as ... Read more...

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Self-perceived age of older Chinese consumers younger than actual age


May 19th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Older Chinese consumers perceive themselves younger than their actual age, an expert has found.He also found that these perceptions affect marketing strategies aimed at these consumers.Rui Yao, a ... Read more...

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Azad asks rich nations to help more in health sector


October 18th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Sunday urged the developed countries to invest more in areas of population control and family planning in the developing countries despite global ... Read more...

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Population Stabilisation Fund call centre: a friend in need for sexual health care


September 18th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Shreeraj GudiNew Delhi, Sep 18 (ANI): Population control has become a big challenge to the Indian Government since independence. The governments, both at the state and central level have initiated many ... Read more...

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‘Hum Do, Hamare Do’ success in Himachal


August 2nd, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 2 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has a reason to celebrate -- asked to control its population under the 'Hum Do, Hamare Do' campaign, it has achieved its target much before the ... Read more...

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Population control can benefit all in the country: Health Minister Azad


July 21st, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): The World Population Day was recently marked across the globe on July 11. But for a country like India, the day held major significance as it faces ... Read more...

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Public awareness on family planning schemes needed: Azad


July 11th, 2009 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 11 (ANI): Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday said information about family planning schemes should be widely highlighted so as to reach at ... Read more...

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Forget demographic dividend, India worried about population explosion


July 11th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Forgetting the recent talk about the positive demographic dividend, India's health minister Saturday voiced his concern about the population explosion and called for fighting it by reaching ... Read more...

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Village electrification can curb population growth: Azad


July 11th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Saturday became a votary of rapid electrification of villages in India but for a different reason - to curb ... Read more...

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Forced family planning can’t take place in democracy: Varun Gandhi


May 11th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 11 (IANS) Varun Gandhi, the controversial Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Pilibhit, Monday once again asserted that he was not in favour of forced sterilisation as had been ... Read more...

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BJP chief backs Varun’s statement on population control, criticism of Mayawati


May 11th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh on Monday backed the party's Pilibhit candidate Varun Gandhi's verbal criticism of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati as also ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi denies sterilisation remarks (Lead)


May 9th, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/London, May 9 (IANS) Varun Gandhi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Pilibhit, Saturday clarified he did not favour forced sterilisations after his party distanced itself from his reported ... Read more...

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BJP disagrees with Varun Gandhi’s remarks on sterilisation


May 9th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has distanced itself from its Lok Sabha candidate Varun Gandhi's reported remarks favouring forced sterilisation. Varun Gandhi says he wants to revive ... Read more...

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‘Varun wants to revive Sanjay Gandhi’s population policies’


May 9th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Varun Gandhi, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Lok Sabha candidate for Pilibhit, says he wants to revive his late father's controversial population control policies, a British newspaper ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi should be banned from fighting polls: Khushwant Singh (With Image)


April 15th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Noted columnist Khushwant Singh says he has no regrets about having supported former prime minister Indira Gandhi's "dictatorial" son Sanjay Gandhi during the Emergency but wants ... Read more...

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Scientists find way to predict mosquito outbreaks


March 25th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): A team of Australian researchers has found a way to predict plagues of disease-carrying mosquitoes up to two months ahead.According to ecologist Associate Professor Corey Bradshaw from ... Read more...

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Researchers can predict number of mosquitoes two months ahead


March 25th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 25 (IANS) Researchers have found a way to predict how many mosquitoes will be there in a given area, up to two months ahead. This should help fight outbreaks of ... Read more...

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Scientists a step closer to male contraceptive vaccine


July 4th, 2008 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) A team of scientists here, which is conducting research to develop a male contraceptive, has identified and tested on animals a protein that can temporarily suppress male fertility. ... Read more...

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I want to clean up politics, not grab power: Ramdev


June 5th, 2008 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Harbour City (Hong Kong), June 5 (IANS) Seer Ramdev, an authority on ancient Indian yoga and traditional medicine, says he "wants to clean up the lives of politicians in the ... Read more...

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Vasectomy gets you a gun in Madhya Pradesh


April 4th, 2008 - 9:55 pm ICT by admin
Shivpuri (Madhya Pradesh), April 4: Believe it or not, to promote family planning at micro level, the Shivpuri District authorities in Madhya Pradesh have come up with a novel idea under ... Read more...

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Yoga guru Baba Ramdev threatened


March 27th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by admin
Moradabad, Mar 27 (ANI): Moradabad Police today arrested a middle aged man, Iqbal, for sending a letter threatening yoga guru Baba Ramdev with dire consequences. In the wake of the letter, ... Read more...

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Aussie expert calls for tax on babies to save planet!


December 10th, 2007 - 4:15 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Dec 10(ANI): If Aussie medical expert Professor Barry Walters gets his way, then couples in the country could be paying a tax for having more than two children - to compensate ... Read more...

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Pak parliamentarians get 100 condoms each as Eid gift!


November 14th, 2007 - 1:57 am ICT by admin
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