Opinion  /  Published 28.06.22

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

World  /  Published 23.06.22

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

Opinion  /  Published 09.02.22

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

News  /  Published 23.12.21

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

West Bengal  /  Published 06.12.21

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


India  /  Published 01.12.21

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

World  /  Published 12.11.21

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...
By Reuters

Opinion  /  Published 21.10.21

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.09.21

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

Opinion  /  Published 27.08.21

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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