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‘Lifebuoy’ for tandurusti: Can CSR build a healthy and TB-free India?

Studies estimate that India loses up to 2.5 per cent of its GDP due to micronutrient (vitamins and minerals) deficiencies alone.

31 Oct 2019 12:10 AM

Put dignity in heart of policy

The situation was dire enough for the Supreme Court to take it up this September.

18 Oct 2019 1:18 AM

'Concentrate less on politics more on children': Sibal to PM on hunger index ranking

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over India ranking 102 in the Global Hunger Index.

16 Oct 2019 2:08 PM

India at 102 in Global Hunger Report 2019; behind Nepal, Pak, B'desh

In 2000, India was ranked 83 out of 113 countries. Now, with 117 countries in the fray, it has dropped to 102 rank.

16 Oct 2019 12:55 PM

Food sovereignty is need of the hour

Two decades of corporate driven globalisation has destroyed the biodiversity and cultural diversity of our indigenous food systems.

26 Dec 2017 1:36 AM

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Act Now for Better Nutrition

Over five years ago, the then Prime Minister had called malnutrition in India a “national shame”.

22 Oct 2017 3:36 AM

How hungry is India and why?

India fell precipitously by 45 places since 2014, which is when the Modi regime came into being.

22 Oct 2017 3:33 AM

Hungry India: Are we angry enough?

The fact is that even if India was a few notches higher, it still would be among the severe cases in terms of the magnitude of malnourishment.

19 Oct 2017 2:47 AM

#100 in hunger index is a real shame for India

The problem of numbers may be self-defeating given the Indian scale, although that argument too is beaten if we compare ourselves to China.

17 Oct 2017 2:24 AM

India ranks 100th among 119 countries on global hunger index

India has the third highest score in all of Asia — only Afghanistan and Pakistan are ranked worse.

13 Oct 2017 3:23 PM

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