National Family Health Survey
Opinion  /  Published 12.09.22

Piscean power

Fisheries is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the world that plays an important role in economic development as well as in facilitating nutrition security. Animal protein is a primary source of p...
By Nitin Sangwan

India  /  Published 20.08.22

Data lifts cover on bedmates

Women on average have more sex partners than men in 11 states and Union Territories, according to National Family Health Survey (NFHS) data. However, the percentage of men who had sexual intercourse ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.08.22

NFHS: Women have more sex partners than men

Women on average have more sex partners than men in 11 states and UTs but the percentage of men who had sexual intercourse with someone who was neither their spouse or lived with stood at 4 per cent, ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 13.07.22

Letters to the Editor: ‘Ethnic’ foods palatable for Western consumers

Table for all Sir — One of the enduring traces of European colonialism is the introduction of new food items and culinary traditions to the colonised lands. Potato, which is indigenous to Peru,...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 11.07.22

City Lights: Editorial on urbanisation

Cities function as magnets. Employment prospects, education opportunities, a better standard of living and other such factors draw people to them. So much so that more than half of the global populati...
By The Editorial Board


Opinion  /  Published 15.06.22

Still short: India's life expectancy

I ndia’s life expectancy at birth has inched up to 69.7 years between 2015 and 2019, but it is still well below the estimated global average of 72.6 years. It has taken India almost a decade to ...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.06.22

Economist: Add an egg to midday meal

An egg served with every school midday meal will not only help address nutrition issues among children but also improve attendance at schools, development economist Jean Dreze said in a letter to Jhar...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 30.05.22

More meat: State bid to curb consumption

India’s food traditions perhaps bear the most robust evidence of its diversity. This is especially heartening given the orchestrated attempt by the State to curtail choices in the name of religi...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 13.05.22

Body of crime: Split verdict on marital rape

The Delhi High Court delivered a split verdict in a case seeking to outlaw marital rape after the two judges expressed opposing views. Over the years, more than 100 countries have outlawed marital rap...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 12.05.22

Thinning India

India is getting fatter. According to the National Family Health Survey 2019-20, the percentage of obese women increased to 24% from 20.6% in 2015-16, while the percentage for obese men rose to 22.9% ...
By Punarjit Roychowdhury


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