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Thu, Sep 20 2018. 11 37 AM IST

India a major contributor to under-diagnosis of tuberculosis: WHO

Ten countries accounted for 80% of the gap, with India, Indonesia and Nigeria topping the list, according to the study by the World Health Organization

Wed, Sep 12 2018. 10 39 PM IST

Cases of diabetes, heart diseases and cancer surging unabated in India: Study

The study was based on an analysis of all identifiable epidemiological data from India between 1990 and 2016, as part of the Global Burden of Disease study

Thu, Sep 06 2018. 10 19 PM IST

Giving quality healthcare can help save 3 out of 5 lives per year: Study

The research published in The Lancet analysed data from more than 18 countries and showed that poor quality healthcare is responsible for a greater number of deaths than insufficient access to care

Wed, Sep 05 2018. 03 21 PM IST

Kuwait tops the list of world’s most inactive nations: WHO report

In the survey of 168 nations, Kuwait ranked as the world’s most inactive, while Uganda came out as the most energetic

Fri, Aug 24 2018. 10 40 PM IST

India among nations most affected by landslides due to human activities: study

While the trend is global, Asia was found to be the most-affected continent where 75% of landslides occurred

Wed, Aug 22 2018. 11 38 PM IST

News in numbers: Facebook removes 652 accounts for ‘coordinated inauthentic behaviour’

In other news, groundwater inflow into river Ganges reduced by 50%, 2.3 million people left Venezuela since 2014

Fri, Aug 17 2018. 11 58 PM IST

Rise in extreme weather events in India raises concerns over climate change impact

An analysis by IMD researchers has indicated increased disaster potential for instant flooding over central India, where the intensity and frequency of heavy and very heavy rainfall have been increasing

Wed, Aug 15 2018. 10 53 PM IST

India lost one-third of coastline to soil erosion in 1990-2016: report

Coastlines of West Bengal and Puducherry are most vulnerable to erosion, according to the report

Wed, Aug 15 2018. 09 36 AM IST

Snap Fact: How investments impact wealth inequality

A study finds that between the years 2002 and 2011, varying investment returns accounted for 84% of the increase in inequality of wealth held in equities

Mon, Aug 13 2018. 04 05 PM IST

Pune India’s most liveable city, Rampur in UP the least

This marks the government’s first-ever attempt to rank India’s leading cities based on ease of living

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