Prime Minister Narendra Modi says it’s a “historic achievement” for India as the big cat’s population had dwindled to 1,400 about 14-15 years ago.
On Independence Day Prime Minister Narendra Modi caused eyebrows to rise by stating in his address that the rate of growth of the country’s population is worrisome. At the last count in 2011 India’s population was about 1.25 billion. Modi’s foreboding is out of tune with the optimistic note of the Economic Survey
The Philippines is in the grip of a "national social emergency" arising from the unabated and alarming increase in the cases of too many Filipino teenage girls becoming mothers too soon, a senior cabinet official warned.
To forget the elderly is to ignore the wisdom of the years, once wrote Donald Laird. With virtually every country in the world experiencing growth in the number and proportion of elderly people,
Europe and North America have absorbed the largest share of the world's 272 million migrants, a population that has grown by 23 per cent over the past decade, according to a UN report.
“It applied an advanced system of preventive measures to confront the repercussions of the pandemic, and adopted an effective strategy for recovery planning for all sectors.”
How worried should we be about global depopulation? Some East Asian countries have fertility rates near or even below 1.0, while much of the core population of Europe is shrinking. In the US,
China's birth rate dropped last year to its lowest level since the Communist country was founded in 1949, adding to concerns that an ageing society and shrinking workforce will pile pressure on a slowing economy.
The union cabinet, headed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday allocated Rs85 billion for updating the National Popular Register (NPR).