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.
October 29, 2019 1:36 am
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.
October 18, 2019 12:08 am
Global Hunger Index figures are stark. They bring home urgency of long-term investments in nutrition, health, sanitation
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
October 13, 2017 9:17 am
Global study ranks India 100th of 119 counties, worse than Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
Genelia, Shilpa and others attend Jawaani Jaaneman screening