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Indian to head Monterey policy institute

An expert in international and development economics has been appointed president of the prestigious California-based Monterey Institute of International Studies.As president of the institute,......

New climate change report reinforces urgent need for action

Uttarakhand was a tragedy that none of us will forget. As experts analysed the tragedy, it became clear that the disaster was more man made. The intergovernmental panel on climate change in its......

PM's full I-Day speech: We have envisioned a prosperous India

We present Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s full speech as he addressed the country on the occasion of 67th Independence Day, from Red Fort, Delhi. My dear fellow-citizens, Brothers, sisters......

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......

TEXT: US President Obama's State of the Union address

United States President Barack Obama on Wednesday delivered his State of the Union address in which he spelt out the agenda for the second term of his Presidency.Here's the verbatim text of his......

Hunger index: Even Bangladesh overtakes India!

Despite steady economic growth and robust social sector spending, India's performance in the International Food Policy Research Institute's Global Hunger Index this year lags those of its......

AP, Punjab may use US body for farm research

Andhra Pradesh and Punjab are looking at initiating contract research programmes with the International Food Policy and Research Institute based in Washington DC, USA, to fill the gaps in......

India among 25 countries where many go to bed hungry

Although there has been a decline in people going to bed hungry since 1990, still more than 870 million go without food around the world. Let's take a look at some countries, including India, that......

Ranbaxy introduces whistle-blower policy

Trouble-hit Ranbaxy Laboratories has introduced a whistle-blower policy within the company to encourage transparency and address concerns internally, so that bigger problems could be averted.In his......

China wealth fund, Commerce Min to get new heads

China will likely appoint savvy international dealmakers to run its giant sovereign wealth fund and Commerce Ministry in a soft power push to soothe fears over a planned spending spree to boost......

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Q. There was much hype about a second green revolution. What happened to it? Your views?
:  A. At the International Rice Research Institute in Philippines, former Indian President, A.P.J.Kalam had suggested a second green revolution in India...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/there-was-much-hype-about-a-second-green-revolution.-what-ha//answers/17638381

Good Citizen
Q. Per capita food consumption of world population is as follow:-1964-66 ---------->2358 kcal/capita/day1974-76 ------------> 2435 kcal/capita/day1984-86 -------------> 2655 kcal/capita/day1997-99 -------------> 2803 kcal/capita/day2015 ---------> 2940 kcal/capita/day (Estimated)2030 ----------> 3050 kcal/capita/day (Estimated)What does this imply?(All data are adapted from FAO Yearly Journal.)
Good Citizen:  A. A recent comprehensive assessment of the impact of climate change on agriculture, made by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI),...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/per-capita-food-consumption-of-world-population-is-as-follow/17636295/answers/16757663

Sweet Tamarind
Q. The Cultivation of food grains is year by year is in decreasing will it affect to future economy?
Sweet Tamarind:  A. Though the climate change has begun to create problems for food production all over the world, but the developing countries, especially of South...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-cultivation-of-food-grains-is-year-by-year-is-in-decreas/16757546/answers/16756214

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The political economy cycle in India

Government spending (and the fiscal deficit) goes up in an average election year, which tends to fuel inflation rather than spur growth, suggesting... ...

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India is Moving Right

If it is coincidence then it is a remarkable one. Disparate democracies the world over seem to be making a right turn. Japan was in the van,... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/opinion/India-is-Moving-Right/2014/04/18/article2174275.ece
FY 2014 Funding Opportunity Announcement for NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees in Chad and Cameroon

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Ansell Capital Corp. Announces Proposed Reverse Takeover Transaction With BriaCell Therapeutics Corp.

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Institute of Food Technologists Launches FutureFood 2050 Program to Highlight Solutions to Feed 9 Billion People by 2050

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's largest scientific society of individual food scientists and technologists unveiled a sweeping new program... ...

http://www.itnewsonline.com/prnewswire/Institute-of-Food-Technologists-Launches-FutureFood-2050-Program-to-Highlight-Solutions-to-Feed-9-Billion-People-by-2050/320275

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