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UNEP outlines Adaptation plan for a greener world  

The world went through difficult times in 2020 with Covid 19 pandemic affecting all spheres of life. Apart from this, the globe also witnessed an increase in temperature, droughts, floods, wildfires, locust attacks and...
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Circumcision leads to stressed life; Study 

Circumcision of infants is widely practised for religious and even medical reasons. However, the psychological impact of it is likely to haunt the adults in later years, according to a latest study. The researchers from...
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46 Percent of Indians do not own land

More than two-fifths of the households (46 per cent) in India do not own land and only three per cent of the household own non-cultivable land, according to the latest report Longitudinal Ageing Study...
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Nurses at heightened stress

With infection levels increasing in the nursing workforce and continued abuse, the nurses world over are at a heightened psychological distress, according to data from the International Council of Nurses (ICN). The ICN said that...
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Promote healthy food in Public facilities; WHO

Stressing that unhealthy diet is responsible for millions of deaths and lost years of good health, the World Health Organisation has called for promoting healthy food in public facilities. The WHO maintains that urgent action...
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Internal displacement costs 20 billion dollars for countries

The Internal displacement of people has cost at least 20 billion dollars for each of the countries with an average cost of 390 dollars per person, according to new estimates. The cost increased in the...
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Poor air quality makes pregnancy risky

A seven per cent of pregnancy loss in South Asia is preventable if the quality of air in the region is improved, according to a study in the Lancet. The study showed that pregnant...

India is younger 

India is showing a relative decline in the population among childhood ages with the fertility graph declining in the country in the last ten years.  However, India has a young population, according to the...
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More Army personnel dies of stress than in enemy actions

Suicides, untoward incidents and fratricides have led to the loss of more army personnel than in enemy actions, according to a study by the United Service Institution of India, a think tank. The study report...

India to have 319 million elderly population by 2050

India will have an elderly population of over 319 million by 2050, which is a rise of 19.5 per cent from the previous 2011 census, according to the Longitudinal Ageing Study in India (LASI). In...