Jharkhand  /  Published 23.06.21

Ranchi tops in health

Ranchi has emerged as the best performing district in terms of health and nutrition and bagged the third position in overall performance under the Aspirational District Programme (ADS) of Niti Aayog, ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Books  /  Published 18.04.21

The Gut Feeling and What it Means

Describing what we commonly call the “gut feeling” as a form of “evolved instinct” based on thousands of years of human civilisation, Kothari emphasised the need to listen to o...
By Priyam Marik in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 08.02.21

Cuts deep: Union Budget 2021-22

The Union budget is not merely a dossier of government income and expenditure. Its importance lies in it being a concrete representation of a government’s vision for the growth of the nation and...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 04.02.21

Budget for nutrition scheme shrinks

Deepa Sinha, an activist, said: “Children have once again been neglected in the budget. Saksham Anganwadi and Poshan, which are together a bigger scheme than only the Anganwadi scheme, have rece...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 16.11.20

The ‘radical’ dietician

Her ideas have been called radical when in reality they are the exact opposite of radical. Celebrity dietician, nutritionist and author Rujuta Diwekar has always been a champion of ‘local’...
By Shrestha Saha


Jharkhand  /  Published 11.08.20

Boiled eggs for infected prisoners

In a bid to help prisoners fight Covid-19, authorities have included boiled eggs and kadha – a therapeutic Indian drink for boosting immunity– to the daily diet of infected inmates in jail...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Health  /  Published 19.12.18

What not to do when you have acid reflux

We Indians are becoming inactive and fatter by the day. But, instead of all-round obesity, there is a propensity for the fat to settle around our middles. When we walk, the stomach leads from the fron...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Opinion  /  Published 15.11.18

Food security does not equal good nutrition

One is what one eats. A study by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization confirms that poor-quality diet poses a greater threat to public health across the world than malaria, tuberculosi...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.19

Malnourished children: shocking but not surprising

India is busy building five-trillion-dollar castles in the air. In the meantime, less than 7 per cent of its children under two years of age get an adequate diet. The stark numbers thrown up by the Co...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 03.12.19

Lean budgets, thin children

The Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey was recently released by the ministry of health and family welfare. While the progress in reducing stunting (short stature or low height-for-age) is encoura...
By Chandrika Singh


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