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India's wild tiger population jumps to almost 3,000: census

India's wild tiger population jumps to almost 3,000: census

India's wild tiger population has increased by more than 30 percent in just four years, according to a new census released Monday, raising hopes for the survival of the endangered species.

Qatar population lowest in 11 months

Qatar population lowest in 11 months

The previous lowest population in the past one year was at the end of August 2017, when the country had some 2,446,328 people.

Vacation travels see sharp fall in Qatar population

Vacation travels see sharp fall in Qatar population

There was a big fall in the country's population at the end of the last month, apparently owing to a large number of expatriates travelling out on vacation.

Minister launches new population committee website

Minister launches new population committee website

The website seeks to attract and invite different sections of society to view the mission of the committee and the principles and objectives of population policy.

Report: More than half of Afghanistan's population under poverty line

Report: More than half of Afghanistan's population under poverty line

More than half of Afghanistan's population of 29.2 million people lived under the poverty line in 2016-17, the Afghanistan Living Conditions Survey said in a report on Monday.

Qatar population at an all-time high of 2.706mn

Qatar population at an all-time high of 2.706mn

This latest figure was based on the actual number of people, within the Qatari territory at the end of last month (April 2018), it said.

Qatar's population returns to a high of 2.7mn

Qatar's population returns to a high of 2.7mn

Qatar's population has returned to an all-time high of 2.7mn, according to figures released by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS) on Thursday.

'Modicare' to cost about $1.7bn a year, say sources

'Modicare' to cost about $1.7bn a year, say sources

The scheme, which the government dubs "Modicare", was announced in federal budget for 2018/19 and would provide 100 million families, or about 500 million poor people, with health cover of 500,000 rupees per year.

Qatar’s population increases to 2.644mn in January

Qatar’s population increases to 2.644mn in January

The highest in recent months was in May last year when MDPS had reported the population touched 2.7mn for the first time ever.

Population inching back to year's highest levels

Population inching back to year's highest levels

The month of May showed a population of 2,700,539, the highest of the year so far. It was the only time that Qatar's population exceeded 2.7mn in the country's history.

Singapore to halt car population growth from next year

Singapore to halt car population growth from next year

Singapore, one of the world's most expensive places to own a vehicle, will not allow any growth in its car population from February, citing the small city-state's land scarcity ...

More than 3,800 new vehicles registered in July: ministry

More than 3,800 new vehicles registered in July: ministry

Some 3,839 new vehicles were registered in Qatar last month, the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics said while noting this was 14.1% lower than in the previous month.