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UN Aid Chief Martin Griffiths Urges G-20 For Prevention Of Mass Starvation In Afghanistan

Oct 30, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Martin Griffiths said half the Afghan children under age five are at risk of acute malnutrition and there is an outbreak of measles in every single province.

World Hunger Day: Overflowing Granaries, Starving Children

May 28, 2020 Sai Krishna Dammalapati

Unless we empower women and aggressively promote diet diversity, millions of our children will continue to die hungry.

The Hunger Of Migrant Workers Is Our National Shame

We must demand that the ‘Make in India’ campaign becomes a reality, but we also must protect the workers who make India what it is today.

What Happens If Your Sense Of Wellbeing And What You Eat Are Linked To How You Look In A Selfie Or In The Mirror?

Oct 11, 2019 Dr Vinod Kumar

Eating disorder is now accepted as a serious illness all over the world, but India is yet to start the conversation

85,000 Children Died Of Malnutrition In Three Years In Yemen: Report

Save the Children, a UK -based charity said that based on historical studies if acute malnutrition was left untreated, around 20-30 per cent of children would die each year.

19 September, 2018

Starved, Reduced To Bones: Woman Held Captive By Brother In Delhi's Rohini

Outlook Web Bureau

The woman confirmed to the DCW that she was given a piece of bread only once in four days for the past two years and no one was allowed to visit her.

02 September, 2018

Spooked By Starvation Deaths, Delhi Govt Orders Restoration Of Over 2.5 Lakh Ration Cards

Outlook Web Bureau

Between July and August, the Delhi government claimed that over 2.50 lakh ration cards were cancelled allegedly by Delhi's Food Commissioner, despite strong objections by the Food and Civil Supplies Minister Imran Hussain.

27 July, 2018

Delhi Starvation Death Case: Father Had Given 3 Girls 'Unknown Medicine', Finds Magisterial Probe

Outlook Web Bureau

He has been untraceable since Tuesday when the sisters were found dead.

26 July, 2018

In Delhi, 3 Minor Girls Die Of 'Starvation', Govt Orders Magisterial Probe

Outlook Web Bureau

Three sisters were found dead in east Delhi's Mandawali area with initial postmortem report hinting that it was a case of starvation.

10 April, 2018

Starvation Index Larger Than That Of Hunger In India: Development Communication Network

Outlook Web Bureau

These indexes are important because they assess the status of society by keeping the central focus on children's nutrition; otherwise normally the reports are bereft of children.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz