User: indiatogether Topic: Human Rights
Category: Hunger
Last updated: Jun 21 2018 23:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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2 starvation deaths in Jharkhand 6.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Two women have died due to starvation in Jharkhand in the last three days, prompting Chief Minister Raghubar Das to order a probe. According to report
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Black chinks 5.6.2018 FrontLine: Home
Malayalam fiction has never been the same after Sarah Joseph’s assault on its patriarchal language 25 years ago. Her Ramayana stories stand out in the tradition of feminist critiques of the epic. One of them, “Karutthathulakal”(1998), translated by J. Devika as “Black chinks” appeared in The Masculine of Virgin (OUP, 2012).This Ramayana story is a fictitious account of the fate of Manthara, Kaikeyi’s confidant, who advised her to press for her son Bharathan’s claim to the throne . Sarah Joseph presents the character and her intentions, rewriting and revealing through them, a picture of intrigue and power-hunger in Ayodhya.
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After getting trolled, Raveena Tandon releases clarification on farmers' protest remark 5.6.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon on Tuesday justified her stance on farmers' protests and said she never intended the arrest of agitating farmers. The 43-year-old said she was misquoted as all she wanted was the arrest of the anti-social people who 'are pretending to be farmers' and throwing the produce. "I work for many NGOs and organisations for social causes and have tried to do my bit, even worked with unicef on fieldwork, have seen little children malnourished and die of hunger, so could not bear the thought of food/produce /milk go waste,wherewas we could feed many," she tweeted. I work for many ngo s and orgs for socia causes have tried to do my but, even worked with unicef on fieldwork,have seen little children malnourished and die of hunger,so could not bear the thought of food/produce /milk go waste,wherewas we could feed many. https://t.co/wx9P6qvMGT — Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) June 5, 2018 She further said some people deliberately took her tweets out of the context to suit their agenda. ...
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2 Starvation Deaths In Jharkhand In 3 Days, Chief Minister Orders Probe 5.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Two women have died due to starvation in Jharkhand in the last three days, prompting Chief Minister Raghbar Das order a probe.
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Tripura tribals cross over to B’desh to collect food: CPI(M) 5.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Tripura tribals cross over to B’desh to collect food: CPI(M)
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Available, accessible, but not stable 4.6.2018 Hindu: Health
India should prepare a third generation right to food legislation to address failings in food security
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No Food For 3 Days, Jharkhand Woman Allegedly Dies Of Starvation 4.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
58-year-old woman Savitri Devi had nothing to eat for the last three days. She allegedly died of starvation on Sunday in Dumri area of Giridih in Jharkhand. ...
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Saudi-led coalition assault on Yemen port would be disaster: aid agencies 2.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Coalition forces only about 20 km from the main port city of Hodeidah, a vital lifeline for millions of hungry civilians.
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Tribal boy trampled to death by elephant 30.5.2018 Hindu: National
The wild tusker is reportedly a troublemaker in the villages of the Vadakkanad area
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India, China to drive global tea demand and production over next decade 29.5.2018 General News
India and China will drive global tea production and consumption over the next decade, UN body FAO today said while stressing on the need to take urgent measures to tackle adverse impact of climate change. World black tea output is estimated to increase to 4.4 million tonnes by 2027 from 3.33 million tonnes in 2017, while green tea production is projected to increase to 3.6 million tonnes from 1.77 million tonnes in the said period, Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said in its latest report. The annual production of green tea is projected to grow much faster by 7.5 per cent over the next decade when compared with black tea at only 2.2 per cent, it added. According to the report, global consumption of black tea is estimated to increase to 4.16 million tonnes in 2027 from 3.29 million tonnes in 2017. "Global tea consumption and production are projected to keep rising over the next decade, driven by robust demand in developing and emerging countries," the FAO said. This will ...
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Shraddha Kapoor donates her clothes for a noble cause 29.5.2018 DNA: Top News
Actress Shraddha Kapoor has been donating clothes anonymously to help charitable institutions. The actress has been associated with various social causes including animal welfare. Shraddha feels happy whenever she is able to help anyone in any possible way. Shraddha, who has a pet dog at home supports various NGOs that work for animal welfare. Shraddha Kapoor shares,"Anything that I can do to help alleviate hunger, I contribute there. I am also involved with animal welfare. I feel a great sense of happiness when I am able to help anyone in any possible way.”  Bollywood actors wear the best of designer clothes both onscreen and offscreen. They get outfits from all top brands as gifts, some of those remain unworn. Shraddha Kapoor came up with a unique idea of optimizing their usage.  The actress has also emphasized that anyone can do charity,  we don’t need to be in a position of power to be able to do charity. Shraddha further added,"I think that it doesn’t matter if you’re a celebrity or someone who is ...
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Mango Nutrition: Amazing Mango Nutrition Facts And Health Benefits 28.5.2018 NDTV Food - Latest
Mangoes are high in the antioxidants beta-carotene and vitamin C, and are good for boosting the immune system, protecting eyesight, and also help in keeping indigestion at bay.
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Foodpanda, Akshaya Patra join hands for midday meal scheme 28.5.2018 Sify Finance
On World Hunger Day, Foodpanda on Monday announced a partnership with The Akshaya Patra Foundation to tackle hunger among children from the less privileged sections through the midday meal scheme across the country.
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Foodpanda, Akshaya Patra join hands for midday meal scheme 28.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
On World Hunger Day, Foodpanda on Monday announced a partnership with The Akshaya Patra Foundation to tackle hunger among children from the less privileged sections through the midday meal scheme across the country.
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Vehicle distributing 24X7 free food to poor launched 27.5.2018 General News
Non-profit organisation 'Feeding India on Sunday launched a vehicle that would distribute food to the poor and hungry on 24X7 basis in the city.
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Significance of fasting 27.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Significance of fasting
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India has progressed because of its democratic tradition: Hasina 26.5.2018 General News
Lauding India's democratic tradition for its progress, Bangladesh Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday sought cooperation from neighbouring nations to protect her country's youth from the scourge of conflict, terrorism, and narcotics.
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6 Guilt-Free Snack Options For Your Holidays 25.5.2018 NDTV Food - Latest
Time for much-awaited holiday! So,pack your bags and head out for a break to beach or mountains of your choice.
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WFP lauds Security Council resolution on hunger 25.5.2018 General News
Rome, May 25 (IANS/AKI) UN World Food Programme (WFP) chief David Beasley has hailed the UN Security Council for its leadership in adopting a resolution that for the first time paves the way to address conflict-induced hunger around the world.
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Soldiers 'Rescued' Women, Then Starved And Raped Them: Says Report 25.5.2018 NDTV News - Latest
As the Nigerian military reclaimed territory from Boko Haram extremists, troops also opened fire on civilians, forcibly separated them from their families and burned down their homes, according to a...
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