For the first time, trends point to suburbanisation

PANAJI: The slums in the state are located in Ponda, Margao and Mormugao, but the area with the port town holds 90% of the slum population in the state.

Though there is a fair understanding of the ways in which India's population is changing as well as of the social and economic implications of these changes, little attention has so far been paid to its possible environmental impact. This article attempts to understand how the changing demographic trends have affected the environment and seeks to identify measures both to mitigate environmental damage as well as increase resource use efficiency.

In the two decades that followed Goa's liberation, the state's population growth gained speed with a rise by 34% in the '70s and 26% in the '80s. But it has only been a downward trend, since.

Bihar Has Dubious Distinction, Maximum Percentage Of Underweight Kids: ICDS

The World Population Day is an annual event observed on July 11 every year seeking to raise awareness of global population issues.

State Scores Poorly On Quality Of Life Only one out of three homes in UP has a TV set while less than 20% households own a two-wheeler

RAIPUR: When it comes to population growth, while Chhattisgarh has taken over its mother state, Madhya Pradesh, registering a growth rate of 22.59%, as compared to 20.30% of the latter, the populat

The case of Badaun rape and murder has exposed the lack of toilet facilities in the country. In Rajasthan, too, the sanitation facilities are in a pathetic state.

Census figures point out that over 50 per cent of migration into the state was due to the availability of employment and business opportunitie at large.