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India-born scientist wins 2014 World Food Prize

India-born plant scientist Sanjaya Rajaram has been named the winner of the $250,000 World Food Prize for his breakthrough achievement in increasing global wheat production by more than 200 million......

Sonia was in tears, as she couldn't vote on food bill: Rahul

Hard-selling United Progressive Alliace's 'game changer' Food Security Act, Rahul Gandhi on Thursday reached out to the 'aam admi' and tribals recalling that Sonia Gandhi was in tears as she failed......

Why we must support the Food Security Bill

Only three percent of Indians pay income tax; our tax-GDP ratio is among the lowest in the world. This must change. Our elites must realise that India’s poverty has damaging consequences for......

Landmark Food Security Bill gets Parliament nod

Ushering in the biggest programme in the world to fight hunger, Parliament on Monday gave its nod to the landmark Food Security Bill which seeks to provide highly subsidised foodgrains to the......

'Food Security Bill to cover about 3-times the number of poor'

The food security programme is not restricted to the poor and the population covered by it is about three times the number of people below the poverty line, Parliament was told on Thursday. "The......

India to not compromises on food security at WTO talks

India is preparing to veto the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) trade facilitation agreement, in a stubborn effort to seek a negotiating space for public stockholding in food grain and food......

We aren't urging for a compromise, but a consensus on food security, says Anand Sharma

India remained firm on its stance as World Trade Organization negotiations reached the third day in Bali. As Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma ruled out any possibility of a compromise,......

WTO meet begins tomorrow, high stakes for India's food programme

Ministers and trade diplomats from 159 countries will get into tough negotiations at the WTO Ministerial meeting beginning here tomorrow with India seeking a deal on farm subsidies that will enable......

World's 100 most ethical companies

Food and beverages maker PepsiCo and software manufacturer Adobe Systems have made it to the list of world's most ethical companies for this year which are led by CEOs of Indian origin. PepsiCo and......

Food price inflation is temporary: Montek

In an interaction on economic policy at CNN-IBN's India Tonight programme, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, says what is important is the commitment and direction......

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Q. from which zoo have you come ?
New Moon:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/from-which-zoo-have-you-come-/27235930/answers/

new moon
Q. new generation , new concept , are u closer to freedom
New Moon:  A. Yes. Sharing animals between zoos like this is vital for breeding programmes - zoos need to maintain genetic diversity in captive populations, and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/new-generation--new-concept--are-u-closer-to-freedom/27218569/answers/27235972

Aarnika Tiwaari
Q. Why is BJP Delhi unit is protesting against the food security programme launched by Congress? Is this program against the people of India or against the BJP voters? Do not really understand the reasons for the protest... Do you understand?
Aarnika Tiwaari:  A. Unless you want numerous endangered species to become extinct, zoos should absolutely NOT be closed down. In today's world, they are nothing short...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-is-bjp-delhi-unit-is-protesting-against-the-food-securit/26256938/answers/27218584

AMIT SINGHAL
Q. SRM UNIVERSITY-ADMISSION THROUGH MANAGEMENT QUOTA SEATS
AMIT SINGHAL:  A. Vacuous Govt. enjoying the fruition of power and passing time at the very cost of the nation. Have you ever bought Rs.10.00 a kg. Pyaj at Rs....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/srm-university-admission-through-management-quota-seats/21265363/answers/26257010

  Web results for World Food Programme
UN warns of world inaction as South Sudan famine looms

Juba: Top UN aid chiefs have begged donors to increase efforts to stave off looming famine in South Sudan, where a third of the population are in... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/un-warns-of-world-inaction-as-south-sudan-famine-looms_950282.html
UN warns of 'hunger catastrophe' for South Sudanese children

New York, July 26 (IBNS) Two United Nations humanitarian agencies on Friday called for action to stop a potential famine in South Sudan which they... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/un-warns-of-hunger-catastrophe-for-south-sudanese-children-news-international-oh0lRxdcecaed.html
For them, it was home away from home

Before boarding the bus for Frankfurt airport, the bunch of students was quite distraught at the thought of leaving their newfound home behind.... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Thiruvananthapuram/for-them-it-was-home-away-from-home/article6252023.ece
FAO

Urgent action is required to improve the health of the world's limited soil resources and stop land degradation, so as to ensure that future... ...

http://www.fnbnews.com/article/detnews.asp?articleid=35800§ionid=1
India battles to contain encephalitis as deaths reach almost 570

Siliguri: Patients being treated for Japanese encephalitis at the North Bengal Medical College Hospital (NBMCH) on the outskirts of Siliguri.... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140726/nation-current-affairs/article/india-battles-contain-encephalitis-deaths-reach-almost-570

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