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Why India performs so poorly in fighting hunger

Recently, a study on India's State Hunger Index comparing hunger across all India states was released by Purnima Menon, Anil Deolalikar and Anjor Bhaskar. Dr Purnima Menon is a research fellow at......

Universalise the PDS, increase rations

The horrifying state of hunger in India adds urgency to the need to implement a new food security law, writes Praful Bidwai.The announcement that the United Progressive Alliance will reconstitute......

India scores badly on Hunger Index, lags behind Nepal

Image: Children eat their community lunch inside a relief camp near Bilasipara town in Assam. Photograph: Utpal Baruah/Reuters Though hunger levels are not alarming in India, it still fares......

UPA government: A decade of DECAY!

The two decades of our "spectacular economic progress" has side-stepped vast swath of our underprivileged that oscillates between twenty per cent and one-fifth of our population, writes M R......

Why India scores poorly in global hunger index

India's extremely poor score in successive years in the global hunger index (GHI) should remind policy makers of the unfinished agenda of liberalisation. In 2012, the International Food Policy......

25 mn more kids to go hungry by 2050; India to be worst-hit

Over 25 million more children will suffer from malnourishment by 2050 due to effects of climate change and India will be one of the worst affected in the Asian region, a report by the International......

Food problems?A portal soon for developing nations

The International Food Policy Research Institutehas brought together 20 countries, including China, Brazil and India, through a portal where food and agricultural policy makers will exchange their......
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Malnutrition among boys far higher than girls in MP

Malnourishment in boys up to the age five is much more than that of girls in Madhya Pradesh, recent data from the annual health survey (AHS)... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/bhopal/malnutrition-among-boys-far-higher-than-girls-in-mp/article1-1385573.aspx
Nepal team in Fazilka to study farming

In order to explore new techniques being used in Punjab to make agriculture sustainable for the marginal farmers, a nine-member Nepalese delegation... ...

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Combating Hunger and Achieving Food Security

Previous story: Good Times Concepts an event management company Next story: The Sweden India Nobel Memorial Quiz 2015 comes to Mumbai on... ...

http://www.apnnews.com/2015/08/11/combating-hunger-and-achieving-food-security/
Food for thought

12:03 am A common accessory to modern living like the fridge can make a huge difference to hungry and poor on the street as an innovative... ...

http://www.freepressjournal.in/food-for-thought/
Bihar is India's most flood-prone state, says institute

Patna, Aug 1 (PTI) Bihar is the country's most flood-prone state with 73 per cent of its 94,163-sq.km area getting flooded annually, the... ...

http://www.ptinews.com/news/6326338_Bihar-is-India-s-most-flood-prone-state--says-institute.html

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