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Not women’s will, but govts’ failure behind large families | India News

If adequate and accessible family planning services were provided to all women who need them, the country might have achieved a fertility rate lower than replacement level as far back as 2005-06. According to the National Family Health survey (NFHS) report of 2015-16, the total wanted fertility rate or an estimate of what the fertility …

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India saw 13 million dangerous lightning strikes last year | India News

NEW DELHI: India had last year recorded a nearly 23% increase in lightning episodes compared to 2019 with Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Odisha and West Bengal turning out to be among the top vulnerable states in terms of reporting this weather phenomena. Though the lightning along with thunderstorm had claimed more lives in Bihar, …

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Gujarat now weighs pros and cons of population control bill | India News

GANDHINAGAR: Close on the heels of the UP government releasing the first draft of its proposed population control bill, the Gujarat government has begun an exercise “to study the pros and cons” of a similar legislation. Both UP and Gujarat face crucial assembly elections next year. “So far, no formal decision has been taken, but …

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President Kovind lays foundation stone for Ambedkar memorial in Lucknow | India News

LUCKNOW: President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for Bharat Ratna Dr Ambedkar Memorial and Cultural Centre here. The President laid the foundation stone for the centre, to come up in Aishbagh, at an event in Lok Bhawan here. The event was also attended by Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel, chief minister …

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