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Next steps on nutritional security: improved PDS and storage

The government has unveiled its next course of action— nutritional security for the poor. Food minister Ramvilas Paswan has said that in the next two years the government’s focus would be on nutritional security of the country's two-thirds population ... The Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago
Seminar on transforming the food, nutrition landscape The Assam Tribune, 2 months ago

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End poverty everywhere, India says in report to UN

India has urged the United Nations to end poverty in all forms everywhere, ensure food security, achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. Submitting the Voluntary National Review report on implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) ...
 Business Standard1 day ago

Tej Bahadur should have been treated as whistle blower: Congress

Condemning the dismissal of Border Security Force (BSF) soldier Tej Bahadur Yadav who uploaded a viral video of poor food condition of the Army, the Congress Party on Thursday said that the former should have been treated like a whistle blower, rather than being suspended."It is extremely unfortunate and regrettable. He was trying to expose the inadequacies in the entire nutrition system of the BSF. The superiors did not listen to him. He should have been treated as a whistle blower ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Meghalaya passes resolution opposing Centre's notification on cattle sale

The Meghalaya assembly on Monday unanimously passed a resolution opposing the Centre’s notification banning the sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter and demanded its withdrawal as it would “impact the economy of the state and the food habit of its people”. Cutting across political lines, the members of the assembly supported the resolution tabled by Chief Minister Mukul Sangma. “This House takes a strong note of the shortcomings and infirmities in ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
State Times

PM for 'evergreen revolution' in agri sector

New Delhi:- Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pitched for an “evergreen revolution” to enable the country to meet the challenge faced by the agriculture sector. He emphasised the need for moving from the concept of ‘food security’ to ...
 State Times1 month ago

Why child malnutrition cannot be treated with magic foods like RUTF

Children whose distended bellies look like balloons about to burst, with oversized heads resting on shrivelled up little bones covered with a thin layer of skin suffer from a condition called Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM). Like stress or depression in the ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

Service charge by restaurants illegal now

The government has issued notification that makes levy of service charge by restaurants illegal. The new rule comes as the NDA government is completing three years in office on May 26. Food minister Ram Vilas Paswan said forcing consumers to pay a fixed ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago

Whoever fills the role, the new WHO director-general has a rocky road ahead

At the 70th UN World Health Assembly in Geneva on May 22 to 31 2017, all 194 member countries will vote on the next director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO). This is the first time the vote is open to the assembly’s entire membership ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

Yes, giving money to very poor people will make their lives better — just ask Ecuador

Is eradicating poverty, a goal the United Nations’ hopes to achieve by 2030, actually feasible? New research out of Ecuador says yes – if governments are willing to pay for it. According to a United Nations University (UNU) - Merit study of Ecuador’s ...
 Sify2 months ago

Industrialists urged to invest in mariculture

A meet of eminent scientists, policy makers, research managers, academicians,industrialists,bankers and administrators today urged industrialists to invest money in mariculture to increase fish production in the country. The meeting was organised by the ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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