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Global Hunger Index


Explained: How Guru Nanak’s langar is helping UN achieve its ‘zero hunger’ goal

November 16, 2019 9:43 am

Of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the second one ⁠— ‘zero hunger’ ⁠— aims to end extreme hunger and malnutrition, especially among children, by 2030.

National dishonour

October 29, 2019 1:36 am

We need to ask why India lags behind its neighbours in combating hunger, malnutrition

We need to ask why India lags behind its neighbours in combating hunger, malnutrition

October 28, 2019 9:58 am

Among all the countries included in the report, India has the highest rate of child wasting (which rose from the 2008-2012 level of 16.5 per cent to 20.8 per cent). Its child stunting rate (at 37.9 per cent) also remains shockingly high.

Nutrition is no puzzle

October 18, 2019 12:08 am

Global Hunger Index figures are stark. They bring home urgency of long-term investments in nutrition, health, sanitation

Explained: Why India trails in Global Hunger Index

October 17, 2019 10:54 pm

In Global Hunger Index report, India has the highest percentage of children who suffer from acute undernutrition. On other parameters, where India has improved, the pace has been relatively slow.

World Food Day: Govt working continuously to achieve zero hunger by 2030, says Agriculture Minister

October 16, 2018 5:37 pm

Minister of state for agriculture Parshottam Rupala stressed on the need to promote food processing to ensure better income to farmers.

Rahul Gandhi targets PM Modi on hunger, says he forgot to give food to people

October 15, 2018 5:12 pm

"The chowkidaar (watchman) gave a lot of speeches, but forgot about people's stomach. Did a lot of Yoga and enjoyed life, but forgot to give food to people," Congress president Rahul Gandhi said in Hindi on Twitter.

Nutrition and livelihoods: A weapon that can kill two birds — hunger and rural poverty

August 30, 2018 2:41 am

A proposed scheme for inclusion of milk in the National Mid-Day Meal programme and delivering it to 10 crore schoolchildren.

Global Hunger Index ranking: BJP accuses Rahul of misrepresenting facts

October 15, 2017 4:09 am

Irani posted a statement by Health Minister J P Nadda which read: “Facts vs Fiction Global Hunger Index to enlighten people who are keen to run down our country by twisting facts.”

Global Hunger Index: More and more Indian children weigh too little for their height

October 13, 2017 9:17 am

Global study ranks India 100th of 119 counties, worse than Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka.