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Mumbai Top News, April 19: Maharashtra reports 137 fresh Covid-19 cases, more than double of Monday

April 19, 2022 10:44 pm

Mumbai Top News: Mumbai accounted for 85 of the 137 cases.

With khichdi, tiranga paratha and sesame laddu, Gadchiroli’s severe malnourishment cases drop by 50%

April 19, 2022 3:10 am

Last October, Gadchiroli introduced a special diet programme for malnourished children between the ages of six months and six years, and since then 3,794 malnourished children (of the 7,111 listed) have recovered in the district.

Following opposition from seers, Karnataka looks for alternatives to egg in mid-day meal

December 13, 2021 3:17 am

🔴 Following results from the recent National Family Health Survey, the state government had introduced boiled eggs or bananas for students in Ballari, Bidar, Kalaburagi, Koppal, Raichur, Vijayapura and Yadgir districts.

Maharashtra: 3 tribal districts account for one-fourth of severely underweight children

July 11, 2021 7:26 am

Of the 83,909 children found severely underweight, Nandurbar, Gadchiroli and Palghar accounted for 24.7 per cent of the cases.

Millets pose production and consumption challenges; MP’s Dindori project shows the way forward

March 29, 2021 9:33 am

In rural India, the National Food Security Act of 2013 – which entitles three-fourths of all households to 5 kg of wheat or rice per person per month at Rs 2 and Rs 3 per kg, respectively – has reduced the demand for millets.

Pune Zilla Parishad presents Rs 266 crore budget, emphasis on health and farmer support

March 09, 2021 8:40 pm

On Tuesday, the budget was presented by zilla parishad vice-president Ranjit Shivtare.

To curb malnourishment, Deoria schools to introduce mushrooms in mid-day meals

January 21, 2021 9:29 am

Local SHGs roped in for mushroom supply.

Global hunger and obesity are worsening due to virus fallout

July 15, 2020 3:35 pm

Almost 690 million people were undernourished last year, the most since 2009, and the pandemic could tip as many as 132 million people into chronic hunger by the end of this year, the UN said in a report

Number of undernourished people declines in India; obesity in adults on the rise: UN

July 14, 2020 4:13 pm

According to the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report, more Indian adults became obese between 2012-16. The number of adults (18 years and older) who are obese grew from 25.2 million in 2012 to 34.3 million in 2016, growing from 3.1 per cent to 3.9 per cent.

More Indians found to be obese but fewer are undernourished: FAO report

July 16, 2019 2:00 pm

The number of Indian children under five years who were overweight was 2.4 million last year, while 46 million were stunted, according to the report.