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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......

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......

India says confident WTO will understand food security concerns

India refused to yield ground on Tuesday on its spat with the World Trade Organisation and said it believed it could convince other members that its need for more freedom on food subsidies was......

India's tough stand on WTO gets support from UN body

Supporting India's tough stand at World Trade Organization on the food security issue, United Nations body for development of agriculture IFAD on Monday said ensuring food for its people is more......

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......

5 performances that may win an Oscar

Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com picks his 10 favourite movies from the Telluride Film Festival. The Telluride Film Festival was a terrific opportunity to view some of the best films of the year. While the......

  People speak for world food programme

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devils favorite demon
Q. do you think all zoos should be closed and animals should be given back their freedom?
Devils Favorite Demon:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-think-all-zoos-should-be-closed-and-animals-should-be/27862523/answers/

new moon
Q. from which zoo have you come ?
New Moon:  A. It's not only right, it's necessary. Unless you want numerous endangered species to become extinct, zoos are nothing short of essential. Their main...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/from-which-zoo-have-you-come-/27235930/answers/27862532

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

  Web results for World Food Programme
Ugly spectacle of conversions in U.P

The converting zealots of U.P. have backed off after the Prime Mnister's warning that any deviation from the core agenda of governance and... ...

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Bakers at Vas Bakery Bendoor are working round the clock preparing and giving final touches to the variety of Christmas cakes, numbered in... ...

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Desperate to bring peace into war-torn Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai (President from 2001-14) got into a conciliatory process to engage with what he... ...

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Not a piece of cake

As the 40th Annual Cake show opens this weekend, we look at how Bengaluru's cake masters bring sugar to life! In an exhibition dedicated to cakes,... ...

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HIV+ woman stopped from cooking

An HIV positive woman employed as a cook in a government school in Himachal's Kangra district was barred from cooking until an NGO persuaded the... ...

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