Malnutrition threatens a child’s physical as well as mental wellbeing for many years to come.
07 May 2018 12:37 AM
“Eradication of malnutrition is a concern of different countries across the world,” he added.
31 Mar 2018 5:16 AM
A low-cost model using traditional delicacies has helped children gain weight naturally as villagers donate their surplus grains for the project.
26 Feb 2018 4:47 AM
The findings suggest that nutritional interventions in South Asia could help prevent hearing loss.
09 Feb 2018 11:15 AM
The survey was carried out and released by Naandi Foundation and members of the Citizens’ Alliance against Malnutrition (CAAM).
08 Feb 2018 2:18 AM
Umemployment too was found to be a major reason.
05 Feb 2018 2:15 AM
Most child deaths in India occur from treatable diseases like pneumonia, diarrhea, malaria and complications at birth.
03 Jan 2018 1:13 AM
With 93% of India’s workforce being from the informal sector, their livelihoods are precarious and often hazardous.
29 Dec 2017 1:49 AM
According to World Economic Forum, India ranked 100 out of 119 countries, faring poorly on Global Hunger Index (GHI, pdf) for 2017.
21 Nov 2017 8:12 AM
To arrest growing IMR, the initiative will on tracking the nutrition of such children from the time of their birth till they touch two years.
16 Nov 2017 5:06 AM
The Bombay high court on Wednesday allowed the state government two weeks’ time to file an affidavit.
16 Nov 2017 2:18 AM
According to the National Family Health Survey-4, over 93 lakh children in the country suffer from severe acute malnutrition (SAM).
13 Nov 2017 1:09 AM
Deaths were reported in Jawhar, Mokhada and Vikramgad areas of Palghar.
11 Nov 2017 1:49 AM
Malnutrition problems can be traced to poor-quality diets lacking in diversity, recent phenomenon in evolutionary history, say researchers.
04 Nov 2017 11:12 AM
Sonali weighed only 1.5kg, according to the officer.
24 Oct 2017 1:42 AM
Over five years ago, the then Prime Minister had called malnutrition in India a “national shame”.
22 Oct 2017 3:36 AM
The proposed measures include provision of food and medicines to infants.
14 Oct 2017 3:52 AM
The five-year programme of Rs 128 crore was approved by the Centre this year and Maharashtra has its share of Rs 4.5 crore.
30 Sep 2017 1:57 AM
On the one hand, there are states like Kerala and Goa which have a low burden of undernutrition.
27 Sep 2017 3:15 AM
Looking at the aggressive stand of Opposition members, the council chairman reserved the question for a detailed answer later.
28 Jul 2017 3:06 AM