User: indiatogether Topic: Human Rights
Category: Hunger
Last updated: Oct 21 2017 23:54 IST RSS 2.0
 
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FSSAI turns aggregator to eradicate hunger 21.10.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Indian Food Recovery Alliance will serve as a platform for NGOs engaged in collecting leftover food to meet volunteers, donors
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Soylent to Donate 50 Percent of All New Sales on World Food Day 21.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
LOS ANGELES: In June, we officially launched the #SoylentforGood program, our company-wide initiative that incorporates our collective efforts to combat food insecurity and enables us and our community to tackle hunger in new, innovative ways.
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Kellogg Company Employees Fight Hunger In Honor Of World Food Day 21.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
BATTLE CREEK, Mich: After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, an estimated 815 million people around the world are hungry and malnourished, especially those living in rural parts of the globe.
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Aadhar card not mandatory to get ration in Jharkhand: Minister 21.10.2017 Zee News : States
The Jharkhand government today said Aadhaar card was not mandatory to collect food grains from the public distribution system after a 11-year-old girl allegedly died of starvation.
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Aadhaar card not mandatory to get ration in Jharkhand: State food minister 21.10.2017 News
Any card, including a driver's license and voter ID card or any specified card, is permissible for procuring food grains, he said
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Jharkhand starvation death: Victim's mother thrown out of village 21.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The mother of an 11-year-old girl, who allegedly died due to starvation on September 28, was on Saturday thrown out of her village in Jharkhand's Simdega district.
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'No order to deny foodgrain for lack of Aadhaar' 20.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
On the defensive over the death of an 11-year-old girl in Jharkhand due to starvation, the Modi government on Friday made it clear that it had not made mandatory the linking of ration cards with Aadhaar for receiving benefits under the food security law.

"We have been saying time and again, there is no order to deny foodgrain to the poor through the PDS for lack of Aadhaar seeding," Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Minister Ramvilas Paswan said.

Reports said Santoshi Kumari died after starving for four days as her family hadnt got ration for four months.
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Congress demands resignation of Jharkhand minister 20.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Congress on Friday demanded the resignation of Jharkhand Food and Public Distribution Minister Saryu Roy following the death of 11-year-old Santoshi Kumari in state's Simdega district allegedly due to starvation.
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Tickets Still Available For The 10th Annual Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival Presented By Coca-Cola 20.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
NEW YORK: The 10th annual Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Coca-Cola (NYCWFF) kicks off today, having raised more than $10 million to date to benefit the hunger-relief organizations Food Bank For New York City and No Kid Hungry.
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Have mushroom-rich breakfast to maintain healthy weight 20.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Eating a mushroom-rich breakfast may result in less hunger and a greater feeling of fullness, thereby helping you avoid consuming extra calories later, new research suggests.
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World hunger is increasing thanks to wars and climate change 19.10.2017 Sify Finance
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Aadhar should be made mandatory, says Madhya Pradesh food minister 19.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , October 19 : Two days after a minor girl in Jharkhand allegedly died of starvation as her family did not have Aadhar-linked ration card, Madhya Pradesh food minister Om Prakash Dhurve on Thursday said the Aadhar should be made mandatory.
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Jharkhand starvation death: UIDAI says Aadhaar not needed for ration under PDS 19.10.2017 Zee News : States
The Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Thursday said that nobody can be denied rations under Public Distribution System (PDS) for lack of Aadhaar card.
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Significance of World Food Day discussed 19.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Significance of World Food Day discussed
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Minister orders central probe into Jharkhand girl's starvation death 18.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A central probe has been ordered into the starvation death of an 11-year-old girl in Jharkhand, official sources said on Wednesday even as the opposition flayed the Raghubar Das government on the matter.
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Jharkhand girl, who starved to death, had Aadhaar: UIDAI chief 18.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Activists have alleged that the girl died of starvation as her family’s ration card was cancelled as it was not linked to Aadhaar.
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Paswan orders probe into starvation death 18.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi , October 18 : Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan has ordered a probe into the alleged starvation death of a girl in Simdega district of Jharkhand.
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Central team to probe into starvation death of Simdega girl 18.10.2017 News
If poor people die of hunger, it is a matter of concern: Ram Vilas Paswan
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How to avoid 'death by sugar' this Diwali 18.10.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
Ditch sweets that are high on calories and opt for baked options instead.
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'Future smart foods can promote nutrition security in the Himalayas' 18.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With climate change a reality and the latest Global Hunger Index revealing a horrific scenario for the world's mountain people in developing countries in South Asia, including India, promoting genetic plant diversity in the mountains can be one important step to battle food insecurity.
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