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India 60 Tankers Short Of Blood In 2016-17, As Shortage Increases

India 60 Tankers Short Of Blood In 2016-17, As Shortage Increases

  Mumbai: India fell short of 1.9 million units of blood in 2016-17–equivalent to 60 tankers–that could have aided more than 320,000 heart surgeries or 49,000 organ transplants, according to…

Ragging Incidents Up 75% In 1 Year, Over 3,000 Complaints In 5 Years

Ragging Incidents Up 75% In 1 Year, Over 3,000 Complaints In 5 Years

  Mumbai: The University Grants Commission (UGC) received 3,022 complaints of student ragging over the last five years, between 2013 and 2017, according to official data presented in the Lok…

Upper-Caste Hindus Fear The Police The Least, Sikhs The Most

Upper-Caste Hindus Fear The Police The Least, Sikhs The Most

  New Delhi: Upper-caste Hindus fear the police the least, are most likely to have a favorable opinion of them and are least likely to be contacted by them, according…

Delhi’s AAP Government Gets More Money Than Ever But Can’t Spend It

Delhi’s AAP Government Gets More Money Than Ever But Can’t Spend It

  Mumbai: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi has been able to spend only 85% of the state budget, on average, over the last three financial years, as…

Changing Monsoon Patterns Worsening India’s Water Crisis, Conflicts: Study

Changing Monsoon Patterns Worsening India’s Water Crisis, Conflicts: Study

  New Delhi: Tourists are being asked to stay away from Shimla during peak holiday season, and schools have been shut for this week, as the city received nearly 60%…

Wide Gender Pay Gap For Similarly Qualified Indian Women And Men

Wide Gender Pay Gap For Similarly Qualified Indian Women And Men

  Mumbai: Women in India earn less than men even if they have the same educational qualifications, data from a recent government report show.   In urban areas, a woman…

Indians Least Likely To Break Out Of Education, Income Bracket They’re Born Into

Indians Least Likely To Break Out Of Education, Income Bracket They’re Born Into

  Jaipur: Indians are more constrained by the circumstances they are born into than the citizens of five other large developing countries–Brazil, China, Egypt, Indonesia and Nigeria–a World Bank report…