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The X factor: Teenage pregnancies are large silent contributors to childhood malnutrition in India 10.7.2019 Scroll.in
An IFPRI study shows that India needs to look beyond the challenge of providing food to tackle the challenge of malnutrition.
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Here are four cool things Bengaluru scientists invented recently 25.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bengaluru is a hub of research institutions, but how many us know of the scientific breakthroughs made here? From a new catalyst to generate hydrogen, to a potential cure for pancreatic cancer, here are top findings from the city over the past year
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Only 23% of Indian toddlers and infants get a balanced diet. Educating women can help change that 19.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A mother’s level of education is a greater determiner of diet than household wealth.
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Children born to teenage mothers are more undernourished, Says Study 18.5.2019 NDTV Food - Latest
Chances of undernutrition among children born to adolescent mothers were 10 per cent higher than children born to adult mothers
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The cost of crop burning in India is three times the country’s health budget 21.3.2019 Scroll.in
The health bill from crop burning is Rs 2 lakh crore annually.
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Air Pollution From Stubble Burning Costs India $30 Billion A Year: Report 4.3.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Air pollution due to crop residue burning in northern India causes an estimated economic loss of USD 30 billion annually, and is a leading risk factor of acute respiratory infections, especially among...
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Air pollution from crop burning costs North India over $30 billion annually, finds study 4.3.2019 Scroll.in
The study by a research body found that the burning of crop residue increases the risk of acute respiratory infection three times.
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Crop residue burning gobbles up $ 30 billion annually: Study 4.3.2019 Sify Finance
Burning of crop residue, a common practice by Punjab and Haryana growers, leads to an estimated economic loss of over $30 billion annually, besides being a leading risk factor for acute respiratory infection, especially among children, researchers said on Monday.
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Nutrition programmes, education help lowering anaemia in India 13.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Nutrition programmes, education help lowering anaemia in India
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In spite of abundant agri products why are farmers unhappy? 19.9.2018 Rediff: Business
The irony of this scheme to benefit farmers is that it could add to the problems for the government because the mechanism to procure and store crops like pulses, coarse cereals and oilseeds barely exists.
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Why health workers, paid Rs 4,000 per month, are vital to India's national nutrition mission 5.8.2018 Sify Finance
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BJP states most resistant to eggs in mid-day meals, cite vegetarian sentiments 31.7.2018 Sify Finance
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Women’s health crucial to combat stunting: study 27.5.2018 Hindu: Internet
Research across 640 districts links better healthcare, education to reduced stunting.
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Six UP districts figure in top 10 list of child stunting in India 24.5.2018 Latest News
Low body mass index in women was identified as the biggest cause of stunting among children
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Here's how India can double farm incomes 23.4.2018 Sify Finance
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Will raising minimum support price necessarily lead to higher inflation? 11.4.2018 Top Stories
Maize MSP in the coming kharif season (2018-19) and onwards has to necessarily go up by 14.5%
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'Starvation' is larger than the hunger index 10.4.2018 General News
When the sustainable development goals (SDGs) were being formulated, Goal 2 was one goal on which all the leaders of the world were unanimous in their decision that hunger will be eliminated from the world by the year 2030.In addition, it will be given priority for the elderly, children and women especially to achieve the status of safety of food and nutrition. But the problem is that even today we are not ready to accept the actual magnitude of hunger and malnutrition.Instead of seriously discussing the Global Hunger Index (i.e. GHI report), the debate has been focused on what is the position at which India is placed on the GHI? - 50th or 100th? - If 100th, is it true or not?Efforts have been made to focus attention on the fundamental causes of starvation. This unsuccessful attempt is nothing more than hiding its failures. The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has been measuring the level of starvation in the world through the index for the past several years.These
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Bad food raising under-nutrition and obesity: Experts 28.3.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Giant corporates selling processed foods are not only raising under-nutrition but also over-nutrition, or obesity, in a country that is seen as the hub of stunted and under-nourished children, say experts.
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US-based start-up started by NRI uses AI to track food wastage; reduce Global Hunger Index 26.3.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
In 2017, India ranked 100th out of 119 countries on the global hunger index — behind North Korea, Bangladesh and Iraq but ahead of Pakistan. The country’s serious hunger level is driven by high child malnutrition and underlines need for stronger commitment to the social sector, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) said in its report. “India’s high ranking on the Global Hunger Index (GHI) again this year brings to the fore the disturbing reality of the country’s stubbornly high proportions of malnourished children,” the statement said. There have been several individuals across the nation working to battle the issue, including those who ensure that food isn't wasted by collecting unconsumed food from wedding halls and restaurants. Now, a US-based start-up is building the world’s first autonomous food inspection system leveraging Deep Learning and Computer Vision, to reduce global food waste. The company recently announced US$2 million in seed funding to strengthen product development ...
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Climate change may reduce farm output, raise India's famished: Report 22.3.2018 Latest News
For every 100 mm drop in average rainfall, farmer incomes fall 15% during the kharif season and 7% during rabi, the survey said
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