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Food Safety And Standards Authority Of India (FSSAI)

Strong Front Of Package Labelling Must To Stem The Scourge Of Non Communicable Diseases

Mar 23, 2021 Poshan Desk

Nearly 5.8 million people or 1 in 4 Indians are at a risk of dying from an NCD before they reach the age of 70

Food Industry Urged To Help All Indians Eat Healthy

Feb 26, 2021 Poshan Desk

Access To Nutrition Initiative (ATNI) analyses industry efforts to provide better nutrition in India before and since the pandemic

FSSAI Caps Trans Fatty Acids In Food To 2 Per Cent By 2022

Trans fat intake is responsible for approximately 500,000 premature deaths from coronary heart disease each year around the world

India Ruled To Cap TFA In Fats, Oils At 2 Per Cent By 2022

Jan 01, 2021 Team Poshan

Consumption of trans fats is associated with increased risk of heart diseases.

Fats, FSSAI Experts, Or My Effective Diet: Who Won Health Race?

After reading a book by nutrition experts, Satyendra Garg was quite surprised to see a contrasting combo between the book and his diet bringing effective results

15 October, 2020

3 Dead, 2 Critical Due To Suspected Food Poisoning In Odisha’s Malkangiri District


The residents of Kacheli village in Malkangiri district complained of severe stomach ache, vomiting and diarrhoea late on Wednesday night after which they were taken to a nearby health centre

26 August, 2020

‘Trans Fats Is A Very Critical Problem For Society’

Team Poshan

In an exclusive interview, FSSAI CEO Arun Singhal explains how the government plans to cap trans fats at 2 per cent a year before the WHO deadline

10 August, 2020

‘When The World Was Banning TFA, We Were Promoting Vanaspati’

Ramananda Sengupta

Pushback from the industry and a weak regulator has allowed deadly industrial trans fats to continue in the Indian food chain, says Amit Khurana of the CSE

25 July, 2020

It’s Time To Bid Goodbye To Vanaspati

Richa Pandey

Despite global warnings, trans fatty acids continue to be a part of our diet. And the biggest villain is the vanaspati still found in almost every Indian kitchen and eatery

21 July, 2020

Matter Of Fat: The Good The Bad And The Ugly

Ramananda Sengupta

Dr Shweta Khandelwal explains the dangers of trans fats, and why nutrition is interlinked with so many other variables like fiscal and other policies and the empowerment of civil society.

13 July, 2020

‘We Must Fulfil Our Commitment To Cap Trans Fats By 2022’

Ramananda Sengupta

Given the clear linkages between trans fatty acids or TFA and non-communicable diseases, we must act quickly to cap it, says Dr Rajan Sankar of Tata Trusts.


06 July, 2020

‘The Meanest Of All The Fats’

Paramjeet Singh and Nilanjana Bose

Hydrogenated Trans Fats in our food cause irreparable harm to our cardiovascular system, killing more than 500,000 people every year. We need to cap it now.

21 March, 2020

Indian Food And Beverage Companies Showing Nutrition Commitment

Charupadma Pati

India Spotlight Index 2020, a first-of-its kind report brought out by Access to Nutrition Initiative (ATNI) reveals government efforts are bearing results

17 October, 2019

India Attacks Malnutrition With Real-time Data For The First Time

Charupadma Pati

The National Institute of Hyderabad (NIN) has made major contributions towards raising awareness on malnutrition and poverty. It received the Outlook Poshan Awards 2019 for excellence in the field of nutrition.

Photo Gallery

Argentine players jubilate with the trophy after beating Germany in the final match of FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World cup 2021, at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

Charred remains of vehicles of security personnel after the vehicles were put on fire by some miscreants over the death of 13 people, who were allegedly killed by Armed Forces, in Mon district.

PTI Photo

Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif outside actor Vicky Kaushal's residence in Mumbai.

PTI Photo

Actress Rashi Singh, center, along with models pose during a fashion show preview of Hilife Brides in Hyderabad.

AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.

Actress Rashi Singh, second right, walks on a ramp during a fashion show preview of Hilife Brides in Hyderabad.

AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.

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Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

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Ashutosh Sharma
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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh