User: indiatogether Topic: Human Rights
Category: Hunger
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Rape case: Woman withdraws protest, VC assures settling issue in 10 days 30.10.2014 Mangalore - City - The Times of India
The woman, who alleged of rape by an assistant professor, working in the department of Commerce, Mangalore University, withdrew her fast unto death on Wednesday night.
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ICRISAT scientist receives Japan's Niigata International Food Award 30.10.2014 Zee News : Science and Technology
Dr C L Laxmipathi Gowda, Deputy Director General for Research, ICRISAT has been honoured with the 2014 Sano Touzaburo Special Prize from Japan's Niigata International Food Award Foundation.
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'Food security concerns should be addressed upfront in WTO' 30.10.2014 Rediff: Business
Addressing the food security concerns is important as India is still has 190 million hungry people, Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth said at an event organised by a global think-tank The Club of Rome.
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One-third of Indian women and children under 5 are underweight: Report 30.10.2014 TOI: India
Global thinktank IFPRI on Wednesday said that one-third of Indian women and children under-five are underweight, though the country has made progress in combating ...
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India moves up 8 places on Global Hunger Index 29.10.2014 HBL: Home
One-third of India’s women and children under the age of five are underweight and face micronutrient deficiencies. The country, however, is making progress against hunger, as India moved u...
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IFPRI assesses nutrition issues at two-day event in Delhi 29.10.2014 HBL: Home
One-third of India’s women and children under the age of five are underweight and micronutrient deficiencies are common. The country, however, is making progress against hunger as shown by India m...
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'One-third India's women, children underweight' 29.10.2014 All News-IANS Stories
India's improved ranking in the Global Hunger Index is good news, but the country still has a long way to go as one-third of its women and children under five still underweight, experts said Wednesday.
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'One-third India's women, children underweight' 29.10.2014 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Oct 29 : India's improved ranking in the Global Hunger Index is good news, but the country still has a long way to go as one-third of its women and children under five still underweight, experts said Wednesday.
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Community Kitchens Fail to Cut the Mustard 29.10.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Hapless victims 28.10.2014 FrontLine: Home
Whether it is traditional workplaces like tea gardens and jute mills or modern industries like automobiles and electronics, the first section to be hit by the vagaries of the market or the drive to increase profits is labour. And now it is threatened with “reforms” to the laws. Here, some representative cases.
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18-month-old tiger cub dies of starvation in Umred-Karhandla 28.10.2014 Nagpur News, Nagpur City News | Cities News - Times of India
18-month-old tiger cub dies of starvation in Umred-Karhandla
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Feed the world 27.10.2014 Deccan Herald - Supplements
In accordance with a new agroecology initiative within the UNs Food and Agriculture Organisation, by using the agroecological methods, small farmers are key to feeding the world, Nafeez Ahmed notes. Modern industrial agricultural methods can no longer feed the world, due to the impacts of overlapping environmental and ecological crises linked to land, water and resource availability. The stark warning comes from the new United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Prof Hilal Elver, In her first public speech since being appointed in June. "Food policies which do not address the root causes of world hunger are bound to fail," she told a packed audience in Amsterdam. One billion people globally are hungry, she declared, before calling on governments to support a transition to "agricultural democracy" which would empower rural small farmers. New direction: Agroecology "The 2009 global food crisis signalled the need for a turning point in the global food system," she said at the event hosted by ...
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'Facebook encourages teens to eat more junk ... 27.10.2014 TOI: All Headlines
'Facebook encourages teens to eat more junk ...
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Foley other Western captives waterboarded before execution 26.10.2014 Hindustan Times: World
Islamic State militants threatened slain American journalist James Foley and other Western captives with execution waterboarding and starvation ahead of their beheadings according to a media ...
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Before beheadings, IS hostages were tortured, starved 26.10.2014 Rediff: News
Islamic State militants threatened slain American journalist James Foley and other Western captives with execution, waterboarding and starvation ahead of their beheadings, according to a media report.
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Hunger games 26.10.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Hunger games
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Beat hidden hunger 26.10.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Beat hidden hunger
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Facebook Pushing Kids to Hop Onto Junk Foodwagon: Study 26.10.2014 newindianexpress.com
According to a study, social media websites are significantly contributing towards marketing junk food to teenagers.
Facebook pushing kids to hop onto junk foodwagon: Study 26.10.2014 All News-IANS Stories
If your growing kid cannot think beyond junk food like burgers or pizza to satiate his/her hunger pangs, blame Facebook.
Hunger games 26.10.2014 Hindu: Home
The real measure of a country’s progress is the child hunger index. India continues to fall short.
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