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As Elections Loom, Conviction Rate In Criminal Cases Against India’s MPs/MLAs: 6%

As Elections Loom, Conviction Rate In Criminal Cases Against India’s MPs/MLAs: 6%

  Mumbai: As Mizoram, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh prepare for elections and India for general elections next year, criminal records are not likely to be a deterrent to members…

Heart Disease Now Kills Twice The Number Of Indians It Did In 1990

Heart Disease Now Kills Twice The Number Of Indians It Did In 1990

  New Delhi: Cardiac ailments killed more Indians in 2016 (28%) than any other non-communicable disease, said a new study published in the September 2018 issue of health journal The…

87% Of Indian Vehicle Owners Ready To Buy Electric Vehicles If That Reduces Pollution: Survey

87% Of Indian Vehicle Owners Ready To Buy Electric Vehicles If That Reduces Pollution: Survey

  New Delhi: About 87% of Indian drivers and vehicle owners would buy an electric vehicle (EV), if that helped reduce air pollution, according to a new survey.   Only…

‘Although Inadequate, Increase In Minimum Support Price Is Welcome’

‘Although Inadequate, Increase In Minimum Support Price Is Welcome’

  Mumbai: Under pressure from farmers’ groups across the country due to falling prices and a glut of produce, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government announced a hike…

India’s Female Voters Not Turning Out To Vote As They Should

India’s Female Voters Not Turning Out To Vote As They Should

  Mumbai: Although female voter turnout has been increasing across India–from 51% in 1980 to 66% in 2014–it remains low when compared with the adult population sex ratio in most…

For Homeless Indians With Mental Illness, Institutional Care Need Not Be Final Destination

For Homeless Indians With Mental Illness, Institutional Care Need Not Be Final Destination

  Chennai: A majority of homeless women with mental illness (73%) were able to reintegrate into community life after they were discharged from the institution where they were under care…

Iron-Fortified Pearl Millet Fights Anaemia, Improves Learning In Teens

Iron-Fortified Pearl Millet Fights Anaemia, Improves Learning In Teens

  New Delhi: Biofortified bajra (pearl millet) introduced into the diet of Indian adolescents led to reduced iron deficiency and improved learning skills and mental ability, a new study found.…

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