NATIONAL NUTRITION MISSION
Ravi Gaikwad: Man with a mission
Gaikwad’s involvement with cricket is not new. Growing up in Pune, Gaikwad played at the Under-15, Under-17 and Under-19 levels for Maharashtra and went as far as the Ranji camp. However, when the time came to choose between sport and academics, it was the latter that won out, perhaps unsurprisingly.
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Nutrition survey finds rising diabetes risk in children
One percent of school-age children and adolescents were diabetic and three percent of school-age children and four per cent of adolescents had high total cholesterol.
8,000 block level plastic waste management units on anvil
Every village will be asked to start waste segregation and send its plastic waste to the block level plastic waste management unit. The unit will work at converting waste into bales, and transport them to aggregators for recycling.
Government plans one national test for university admissions
NEP-2020 is likely to suggest an aptitude test and tests in specific subjects that can be taken multiple times in a year for admission in colleges and universities across the country in an attempt to reduce burden on students.
Modi's new mission: Propel livestock production to increase India's GDP
The Government estimates that in the next five years, livestock farmers will not only save losses worth Rs 2.50 lakh crore, but will increase their income four times, contributing a major share in India's GDP.
Why the world needs India to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
Sustainable Development Goals In the year 2000, world leaders promised to halve extreme poverty by 2015 with a global plan called the Millennium Development ...
Most states won't meet Poshan Abhiyaan targets to curb child malnutrition: Study
Some of the states, which have reported the worst cases include Rajasthan, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Assam and Tripura.
Imran Khan visits Tehran on mission to 'facilitate' Iran-Saudi talks
Khan landed in Tehran around midday and met with President Hassan Rouhani at the presidential palace.
India women begin their Mission 2020 against South Africa today
Against England in an 8 PM match, India chose to bat first, hoping their five spinners could defend even a half-decent total.
Govt sets up panel to resolve MeitY and Niti fight over AI
The committee, which has been formed to root out duplication of work, will be headed by principal scientific advisor K VijayRaghavan. The panel will specify the roles of different agencies in achieving the AI mission.
Higher education institutes’ participation in social missions to decide score, ranking
Officials in the HRD ministry told ET that the revision of parameters was being done to ensure that “institutes focus on important social initiatives”.
India biggest success story among malaria-endemic countries
Apart from the success in controlling malaria, there has been acceleration in decline of Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR), and Under Five Mortality Rate (U5MR) since the launch of the NRHM/NHM.
PE funds pump $3.8 billion into Indian real estate
Foreign private equity funds continued to dominate the real estate investment scene.
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