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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 hopes of a solution to WTO food security issue by 2017

A year ago, India was viewed as a spoiler at the Geneva-based World Trade Organization (WTO). But now, the table seems to have turned at the multilateral trading platform and India is hopeful that......

India pitches for permanent solution to food security

India on Monday pitched for a permanent solution to the food security issue at the World Trade Organisation by December 31 so that there could be predictability on farm subsidies. "We have to get......

India tops world hunger list with 194 million people

India’s numerous social programmes are expected to continue to fight hunger and poverty, states a UN report. Image: Naushad, 18-months-old and suffering from severe malnutrition, lies on his......

WTO to discuss India's food security demand at special meet

In an unprecedented move, the World Trade Organization will hold a ‘Special General Council’ meeting on November 26 to discuss India’s demand for food security, as well as signing......

India-born scientist Rajaram awarded World Food Prize

India-born Mexican scientist Sanjaya Rajaram has been presented with the prestigious World Food Prize 2014 for his agricultural research that led to a remarkable increase in world wheat production......

The Genius behind Gadar: Ek Prem Katha

'Dharmendra doesn't realise he is such a great man. According to him, he is just a schoolmaster's son.' 'Sunny speaks very little and has huge respect for his father. Whenever he is in the room,......

Pressure nothing compared to growing up rigours: Geeta Phogat

Geeta will be facing the Rio Olympics bronze-medallist Sakshi Malik in the second edition of PWL. File Image: India’s ace wrestler Geeta Phogat. Photograph: Ajay Verma/Reuters. Geeta......

Time to hand over the baton to the younger generation: Bindra

'The role of sports science, sport medicine is incredibly important in modern day sport. We can't do without it' IMAGE: India’s Abhinav Bindra reacts Photograph: IOA Olympic champion......

'Narsingh's Rio dreams virtually over; no chance for Sushil too'

’As of now, Narsingh has no chance to go to the Rio Olympics. It is an open and shut case.’ 'Both of Narsingh's A and B dope samples have returned positive. He has been placed under......

India's Rio Olympics-bound sportspersons dope-free: NADA

IMAGE: Participants at the World Anti-Doping Agency Symposium for Anti-Doping Organizations in Lausanne, March 24, 2015. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters National Anti-Doping Agency Director......

FIFA gets first female secretary general

IMAGE: FIFA's new Secretary General, Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura. Photograph: FIFA.com FIFA named an African woman with no experience in football administration as its second most powerful official......
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EXCLUSIVE - With Nigeria's northeast facing famine, WFP funds could dry up in weeks – sources

ABUJA (Reuters) - The United Nations' World Food Programme could in a few weeks run out of funding to feed millions living on the brink of famine... ...

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