User: indiatogether Topic: Human Rights
Category: Hunger
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Malnutrition & famine scare 22.5.2008 Central Chronicle
Malnutrition & famine scare
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Tibet 21.5.2008 Frontline
Tibet
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Biofuels: A necessary evil or. . . 20.5.2008 Rediff: Business
The world must take care when developing biofuels to avoid perverse environmental effects and higher food prices
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TECH TONIC: Rice and Chips 20.5.2008 TOI: Editorial
Soon, poor children in Rajasthan could be eating rice grown on microchips.
Burmese kids risk facing starvation deaths 19.5.2008 New Kerala: World News
Myanmar leader makes first visit to relief camp 19.5.2008 CNN-IBN: World
MASSIVE DESTRUCTION: At least 78,000 people were killed in the May 2-3 storm and another 56,000 are missing.In the devastated Irrawaddy delta, the situation remained grim.
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Let others starve, self-righteously 18.5.2008 TOI: Columnists
India is among the 40 countries that have curbed food exports to control domestic prices. So, food supply to the world market has shrunk, fuelling world prices.
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New drug combo kills leukemia cells by shutting down their energy source 17.5.2008 New Kerala: Health News
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Biofuels, trade dominate EU-Latin America summit 17.5.2008 TOI: Intl Business
European and Latin American leaders called for action to tackle surging food prices and global warming at a summit in Peru on Friday, despite differences over biofuels and free trade.
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Investments in agri sector would reduce hunger threat: IFPRI 16.5.2008 ET: Agriculture
Investment in agriculture, improved bio-energy and trade policies and programmes that target vulnerable people would reduce the threat of hunger in the coming years, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) said.
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Genetically modified crops not a solution to poverty, hunger, and climate change: Report 15.5.2008 New Kerala: Technology
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2 die of starvation in Buxar 14.5.2008 TOI: Patna
One Sikandar Ansari, and his four-year-old daughter Muskan of Naya Thana Road locality of Dumraon town, died for want of food on Friday night after battling for life for a month.
2 die of starvation in Buxar 14.5.2008 TOI: Cities
One Sikandar Ansari, and his four-year-old daughter Muskan of Naya Thana Road locality of Dumraon town, died for want of food on Friday night after battling for life for a month.
Is 'isolationism' costing Myanmar dear? 13.5.2008 Hindustan Times: News
No matter what the internal politics and the foreign policies may be, but in times of such humanitarian crisis, the international community should use all possible resources to ensure that the aid reaches the cyclone victims, writes Amrita Sharma.
Why bush is wrong in blaming Indians 12.5.2008 Asian Age: Others
By Vandana Shiva President George W. Bush has a new analysis on the global rise in food prices. At an interactive session on the economy, President Bush argued that prosperity in countries like India has triggered increased demand for better nutrition. "There are 350 million people in India who are classified as middle class. That is bigger than America. Their middle class is larger than our entire population. And when you start getting wealthy, you start demanding better nutrition and better food. So demand is high and that causes the price to go up." While this fabricated story might work to divert the US political debate from the role of US agribusiness in the current food crisis (both through speculation and through diversion of food ...
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All about food 11.5.2008 Telegraph: Opinion
The Fifties and Sixties were replete with news of food shortages in India. Following the Green Revolution, India became self-sufficient and the memories of shortages became history. The ongoing global food crisis is altogether a new development. The energy crisis, on the other hand, is not new and has remained a global issue since the Seventies. The commodity crisis is more a cyclical phenomenon and hence not entirely unfamiliar, while the banking crisis is self-inflicted. The man-made food crises in Africa are different and have been frequent, leading to misery and starvation deaths.
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Jug Suraiya: Mango Tango 11.5.2008 TOI: Columnists
Now personally I think President Bush was paying us in India (and China) something of a left-handed compliment.
Mango Tango 11.5.2008 TOI: Columnists
Now personally I think President Bush was paying us in India (and China) something of a left-handed compliment.
'100 million people in India are malnourished' 8.5.2008 Rediff: Interviews
The Padma Shri winner and eminent scientist speaks to Senior Editor Ajit Jain
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Soaring food price, diseases stalk cyclone victims 8.5.2008 Financial Express
Soaring food price, diseases stalk cyclone victims
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