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Global Food Leaders Call Upon G7 Heads To Fight Hunger And Malnutrition

May 14, 2022 Rajiv Tikoo

In an open letter ahead of the upcoming G7 Summit, World Food Prize Laureates have written to G7 Heads to address the triple threat of Covid-19, climate change and conflict

Promoting Nutritious Diets With Scientific Data Leads To Better Uptake

May 02, 2022 Swadeep Srivastava

Provision of adequate and nutritious diets would serve its purpose better if popularised among intended beneficiaries through credible communication, particularly during health emergencies


Nutrition And WASH Go Hand In Hand

Safe water, sustainable sanitation and good hygiene practices are the keys to the scaling-up nutrition among the vulnerable population groups in India

More women leaders needed to address India’s nutrition challenges

Apr 15, 2022 Shagun Sabarwal

Women's leaders at the centre and the top are key to cradle a healthy future for India as they have a trickle-down effect in breaking the vicious cycle of malnutrition at grassroots


A synergistic approach is key to achieve better nutrition outcomes

Nutrition sensitive interventions coupled with community participation can lead to transformational improvement in indicators

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07 April, 2022

Focus On Tribal Children’s Nutrition Key To A Healthy India

Dr Swati Piramal and Dr Shailendra Hegde

This World Health Day, India is reminded that it can accelerate its development journey by combating undernutrition in tribal children using a whole-system and whole-community approach


07 April, 2022

Improving Quality Of Nutrition Services The Way To Suposhit Bharat

Dr. Sebanti Ghosh

Enhancement of the quality of nutrition services and strengthening of the community’s role in delivering them is the call this World Health Day


07 April, 2022

Communication Is Key In Making Nutrition Reach The Vulnerable

Dr. Deepak Gupta

Strategic communication will enable people to make informed choices and improve nutrition outcomes, health indicators and their quality of life


23 November, 2021

What Have You Eaten Today?

Nidhi Joshi

Our country has pledged to build a zero-carbon economy by 2070. The Indian government has marked agriculture in its nationally determined contribution. This brings a huge challenge and opportunity for the country.


27 October, 2021

How A Renewed Focus Can Improve Maternal And Child Nutrition Scenario In India

Dr Teena Dasi

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic poses an increased threat to maternal and child undernutrition, and compels us to reflect on the causes of maternal and child nutrition, and reaffirm the focus to improve the status.


20 October, 2021

Here's How The Pesticide-Free Food Products Can Be A Part Of Your Good Health

Mr. Lohit Mohan

Pesticide-free food products, as the phrase suggests, are products grown, stored, and packed without the use of any synthetic pesticides. These products are only minimally processed, thereby retaining their nutritional content.


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08 October, 2021

Low Carb Diet: A Possible Way To Manage Your Diabetes

Geetika Patni

Most often, carbohydrates (sugar, starches and fibres) are among the foods that we start avoiding in case of diagnosis of diabetes. We start considering all carbs as an enemy, but this is definitely not the case.


29 September, 2021

Are You Working Out? Watch Your Nutrition Well

Neha Kapoor

To level up your workout sessions without pain, injuries and muscle loss, you should fuel it right. Feeding the right nutrients to your body at the right time and in the right form, not just enhances your performance but also improves your stamina.


28 September, 2021

Protein Quality And Quantity – Key Factors To Achieve Good Health And Combat Malnutrition

Vanisha Nambiar

We must drive awareness about proteins, with emphasis on both aspects, quantity as well as the quality of protein in the Indian context to help combat undernutrition, improve the immune system, and reduce the burden on non-communicable diseases.


22 September, 2021

Tackling Anaemia Through Fortified Rice: A Pilot Programme Shows Promise In Gadchiroli, Maharashtra

Mahendrakumar Avhad

There are many reasons why anaemia develops in individuals, but iron deficiency is the most common cause. The National Family Health Survey- 4, 2015-2016 (NFHS-4), which presents state-wise data on nutrition indicators, showed that anaemia was widely prevalent in Maharashtra with53.8% of children below the age of five, and 48% of women, aged 15-49 years, being anaemic.


17 September, 2021

ACT4FOOD: Getting Young People Together To Improve Global Food Systems

Priya Prakash

There is one agenda that cuts across various SDG’s and that’s of our Food Systems. Not only does it encapsulate ‘Zero Hunger’ and ‘Good Health and Wellbeing’ but our food systems impact almost every development goal.


13 September, 2021

PRIs: Enabling Agents For The Last Mile Nutrition Delivery

Binu Anand

With 28 years of Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) and nearly 2.5 lakh Gram Panchayats across the country, PRIs continue to be the drivers of development initiatives at the grassroots.


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08 September, 2021

Keeping Infants Healthy: The Power Of Well-Planned Complementary Feeding

Bipasha Das

Complementary feeding (often called weaning) is the introduction of solid foods into the diet of a baby who is only consuming breast milk or formula milk.


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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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