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NHRC notice to MP government over death of 116 children due to malnutrition

The National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to Madhya Pradesh government over reported deaths of 116 children due to malnutrition-related ailments in Sheopur district in the last five......

'The drought is a policy induced disaster'

'Drought in the 1990s was essentially the drought of a poor India.''This 2016 drought is of a richer and more water-guzzling India.''The severity and intensity of the drought is not about lack of......

Maggi trouble mounts for Nestle; Uttarakhand to test samples

In fresh troubles for Nestle over safety standards of its famous Maggi noodle brand, the Uttrakhand Food Safety Department has collected samples of the 'two-minute' noodles from the company's......

Rediff said it first: Juveniles, accused of heinous crimes, to be tried as adults

The Juvenile Justice Bill that provides for treating boys aged 16 and above at par with adults for punishment of heinous crimes like rape was passed in the Lok Sabha on Thursday. A day ago, several......

All you wanted to know about the food security bill

Sakshi Balani presents an FAQ on the Food Security Bill that was passed by Lok Sabha on Tuesday. The National Food Security Bill follows from the National Food Security Ordinance, 2013 that was......

Children's panel for ban on junk food, cola

Taking a serious view of increasing obesity among children, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rightshas asked state governments to ban junk food and carbonated drinks in schools. The......

All is not right for the economy of India

  The National Democratic Alliance govt has not been able to bring black money from abroad as it had promised before the 2014 general elections, rues Saugata Roy Before I go into the......

Nestle India aims to restore fast growth

  Nestlé opposed the central government’s plea to test more samples Nestle India, this country's largest food products company by revenue, is keen to restore double-digit net......

After Maggi, vegetables and milk to be tested for adulteration

Studies have shown that milk is the most common form of adulteration in India After Maggi, the quality of vegetables, milk and milk products sold at various places might also be tested for......

Maggi controversy: Is it right to hold the endorser responsible?

The debate is raging. Don’t shoot me, I’m only the brand ambassador: Rajeev Raja Putting brand ambassadors in the cross hair will not solve the problem. There’s a furious debate......
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Mother Diary to sell only fortified milk for better nutrition

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