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Hunger pangs: Demon of malnutrition
The Unicef has brought to focus an old problem that has taken calamitous proportions in recent times — malnutrition. It has estimated that almost eight million children under the age of five are...
By The Editorial Board
Malnutrition: 8 mn kids at risk of dying
Food prices have risen sharply this year due to the war in Ukraine, drought tied to climate change in some countries and the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the UN children's agency.Almost 8 milli...
By Deutsche Welle
End hunger with peace
The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed millions of people into poverty and hunger. The United Nations estimates that between 720 and 811 million people faced hunger in 2020 — about 161 million more th...
By Malancha Chakrabarty
IISc Bangalore, Akshaya Patra team up for research lab to study child food security
Initiative aims to develop a knowledge epicentre with think tanks consisting of economists, philanthropists, research scientists and government officials ...
By Our Correspondent
Bengal: more children poorly fed in pandemic
A recent survey by the women and child development department has revealed that the number of children suffering from malnutrition has increased twofold during the closure of ICDS (Integrated Ch...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty
Ayodhya: Over 50% of kids under five malnourished
A map generated by health researchers suggests that the zeal to build the Ram temple in Ayodhya has not been matched by efforts to ensure Ram Rajya for the town’s children. More than half of th...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi
WHO malnutrition alarm
Around 3.2 million children are expected to suffer from acute malnutrition in Afghanistan by the end of this year, with 1 million of them at risk of dying as temperatures drop, a World Health Organiza...
Some more food for thought
On August 15, during his Independence Day speech, the prime minister announced the mandatory fortification of rice. Although the Niti Aayog termed it as a “game changer”, it also admitted,...
By Arun Gupta, Navdeep Khaira
State plans milk banks for newborns
Jharkhand is planning to set up milk banks in a bid to provide “lifesaving” breast milk to babies born to women who cannot breastfeed their newborns due to medical conditions or ailments, ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi
Letters to the editor: National Monetisation Pipeline
Sold off Sir — The Bharatiya Janata Party keeps saying that no development work was done by the Congress in 70 years. Yet, the finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, has now identified State ass...
By The Telegraph
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