Attorney General Merrick Garland made the announcement saying he was imposing a moratorium on federal executions.
Facebook's algorithms prompted users to view and 'like' pro-military pages with posts that incited and threatened violence and pushed misinformation, Global Witness said in a report.
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
While referring to the suppression of dissent, free media, and overuse of sedition in the country, the organization ranked India worse than neighbouring Bangladesh and Nepal.
Apart from households, retail and food services account for a huge chunk of this annual waste of food, says the Food Waste Index Report 2021
The Public Accounts Committee report said adequate protection has not been ensured to the people against adulterated and unsafe food
The challenge of malnutrition needs urgent and consistent effort, says Vice President Venkaiah Naidu
Dr Rattan Lal has promoted innovative soil-saving techniques benefiting the livelihoods of more than 500 million small farmers.
ChildFund, USAID, IPE Global and the Madhya Pradesh government have launched a new initiative to help TB patients with a unique nutrition project.
Gujarat is working on several fronts to battle widespread malnutrition among children in the state. In majority (85-90 per cent) of cases, the malnourished kids (or uncomplicated SAM cases), without any medical complications, can be looked after at home with the help of community health workers, supported by several new initiatives. The going is tough but the goals seem achievable....
Once listed among the most backward districts in the country, Chitrakoot is charting new course to improve health and education facilities in the district to improve nutrition and growth profile of children.
Odisha Millets Mission (OMM) is negotiating with women collectives of the state to replicate mobile teaching kitchen model to impart nutrition education. The response is encouraging…
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Banda Suposhan Karyakram to help children improve their overall health and nutrition status is a 3 steps scheme which has started showing positive results. Cooperation of other government departments is contributing to desired outcomes.
Babies often miss out on mothers’ milk. Human milk banks under an integrated approach within hospitals are not only providing such babies with a healthy start but also helping lactating mothers to breastfeed, express milk, provide milk banking services.
Basanta Kumar Kar’s life-long struggle brings awards and accolades. But his work is not done till the fight against malnourishment is won, he says.
By Photojournalists Anindito Mukherjee And Ravi Choudhary
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
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.
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.
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.
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.